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 searched and found that this is written by Curtis Woods.
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…]
This is the pedigree view of my family tree. Near the top left hand corner of the screen next to the name of my tree, ‘Willison Family Tree’ is a menu titled Tree Pages. Click on Tree Pages and then click Tree Settings. Near the bottom right hand corner of the screen it says, “Export … [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…]
What did Hazor Humphrey Bodger, my 3x great uncle, say to the judges at the Strathalbyn Show on March 4 1869? Hazor was a farmer in McHarg’s Creek, South Australia, and from newspaper advertisements and articles I can see that he was breeding and showing draught horses in South Australia for a number of years. … [Read more…]