Sunday, May 27, 2012

Looking for a picture?

If you want to see pictures of a town or village where your ancestors lived, this site is a good place to start.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

The Knowing of Thomas James

Just back from Clarkson Library where Alan James gave a most interesting & intriguing talk. Met some nice people & shared a few ideas. 
I will be at the Yanchep Community Centre 10am on Wednesday mornings (please call 9561 2039 to book a place, cost $2). Wednesday 2pm at Two Rocks/Yanchep Library (95611110) where you can log on to free. Hope to see you there.

Monday, May 14, 2012


Could the lady looking for the death of  'Annie Booth' please send me an email

Sunday, May 6, 2012


The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006 is an online digital collection that allows users to search, retrieve and browse articles, providing a gateway to the greatest crime, career and culture stories of the last 180 years. It is an important resource for all humanities and social science courses, especially in the fields of history and culture, media, literature and theatre studies.

The archive offers comprehensive search parameters, allowing researchers to search by article title, author, page number, issue number, document number or key word. They can also quickly browse by issue and view all articles via a table of contents sidebar. They can then save, print, bookmark or email the documents. The image viewer allows researchers to pan, grab, zoom or crop images.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Found at the State Library

Lost marriage certificate for Richard Samways and Hannah Gray

Found at the State Library.
An original marriage certificate for Richard Constantine Samways and Hannah Snell Gibbons Gray who married in Perth in 1923.
If this is your certificate it can be claimed from lost property at the Welcome Desk on the Ground floor of the Library.