So Far Away

#52 Ancestors 52 Weeks - Week 5 How many of us have completed hours of research on a family line, following what we believe is a solid trail that would meet the standards of proof, to suddenly stop and think is this the right William NOSWORTHY? To then discover five William NOSWORTHY's born all around... Continue Reading →

Close to Home

# 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks Trinity Church North Terrace Adelaide is an institution is South Australia. Sitting on the corner of Morphett Street and North Terrace it is one of the first churches in South Australia. The foundation stone was laid by Governor Hindmarsh on 26 January 1838 [1]. For anyone with family who arrived... Continue Reading →

That Old School Photo

#52 ancestors 52 weeks School Photo Wangolina School South Australia All of us would have our old school photos that we look at over time to see how fashions have changed or what our haircuts looked or to determine who that person is that we just met. As a teacher have many a school photo... Continue Reading →

A Fresh Start

Week 1 #52ancestors52weeks Is it a fresh start or a new years resolution? We all know that resolutions made for the new year are rarely successful, so we will call this a fresh start. After a stellar year in 2018 completing 52 ancestors in 52 weeks 2019 was somewhat less. 2019 started as a year... Continue Reading →

At the Library

#52 Ancestors 52 Weeks - Week 5 When walking along the grand boulevarde of North Terrace in Adelaide South Australia, one is reminded of an age gone by and of grand cities in the England and Europe. Nestled between the Institute Building and the Mortlock Library is a modern structure that houses the State Library... Continue Reading →

First

#52 Ancestors 52 weeks - Week 1 First Port Augusta to Adelaide [2] After much thought I have decided that I will continue with the 52 ancestors 52 weeks challenge for 2019. My "first" is about doing something that I have thought about doing for a long time. Saturday was the first time that I... Continue Reading →

Nice

#52 ancestors 52 weeks - week 51 In between organizing for Christmas I have spent time pondering the topic of 'nice'. How could I relate the topic to my current research? Just what does nice mean for family history or genealogy. Then it hit me we like to have our research confirmed, it is always... Continue Reading →

Naughty

#52 ancestors 52 week - week 50 On the 17th March 1928 in the Chronicle the marriage of Phyllis Moira NOSWORTHY to Henry (Harry) George COOPER was announced. Little or no fanfare was made of the marriage. There are not prior announcements regarding an engagement as one can see for Phyllis sister Gweneth when she... Continue Reading →

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