Google Indoor Maps-King Charles’ House

I obviously missed the announcement from Google that they were now providing indoor maps as I got such a pleasant surprise when I was searching for the birth place of a client’s ancestor.  I had the house name, King Charles’ House, New Street, Worcester, Worcestershire from an obituary and from census records so I looked … [Read more…]

Friday Faces

This is the only photo I have of William.  Here are some earlier posts about William Henry Scadden- http://blog.kyliesgenes.com/2010/08/william-henry-scadden/ http://blog.kyliesgenes.com/2010/09/william-henry-scadden-2/ http://blog.kyliesgenes.com/2010/12/mappy-monday/ The Scaddens lived at Houghton in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia.  It is a beautiful area.

Gustav Ferdinand Buring

It was only because I noticed a Mr G. Buring listed on the passenger list, at the South Australian Maritime Museum, for the Princess Louise that I found my 3x great uncle Gustav Ferdinand Buring. He wasn’t listed on any other passenger lists that I had found. In finding Gustav I was then able to … [Read more…]

Projects

I’ve been having fun working on a number of projects lately.  Family history research, designing two websites, making an e-textiles wall hanging and learning to draft a pattern for a skirt for myself and making the skirt too. This is the website I’ve designed for Deja Vu Beach Cafe, my cousin’s new cafe which opened yesterday … [Read more…]

Family Photos

I recently got a big bag of family photos from my cousin Glenda, here are just a few.     I knew that my Uncle Bill trained greyhounds as did my Dad but I didn’t know how early he started.  This photo is from 1948.  I found Favorite Chris’ pedigree online but not Lightning Larry’s. … [Read more…]