My parents have jokingly argued about whose ancestor this was for years as the photo got mixed in with both of their photo collections and neither could remember whose it was. My Mum gave me the photo yesterday and I have been able to identify it! This is Eleanor Wigley nee Greenway, my Mum’s paternal … [Read more…]
I’ve been scanning and sorting more of my Dad’s photos and I wanted to see if there were any photos of a taxi similar to his online. This is where Google’s search by image function comes in handy.
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…]
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.
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…]
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…]