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…]

Saving Trove Articles

When I have found a result in the Trove digitised newspapers which I need to keep this is what I do: Zoom in on the section of the newspaper that I want to keep.  In this case it is a notice about Heinrich Rubeni my 3x great grandfather. Position the text under the name of … [Read more…]