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…]

The Time Travellers’ Picnic

I went to the Time Travellers’ Picnic again today, last year I went as a hippy.  This year I chose Doctor Who and based my costume on Tom Baker’s Doctor who I watched growing up.     O to have my own TARDIS so that I could go back and observe my family through time and also … [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.

What Kind of Genealogist Are You?

I came across this fun blog post, What Kind of Genealogist Are You?,  today on Facebook via Gould Genealogy. My husband and I are very different genealogists. I love research. I love the challenge of the hunt, the mystery waiting to be solved. I’ll research anyone’s ancestry just to have the thrill of following the … [Read more…]

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…]