- Category: Opinion
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On Sunday 29th November, the long term member of the Guild of One Name Studies and Queensland regional rep Helen Smith, whom you may have seen on a genie-cruise, presented two workshops at WAGS.
It was a great day organised by the GOONS Western Australian representative, Ann Spiro.
- Category: Ernie Fowler
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Browsing has its benefits...
It was in the year 2011, when one day I was sat in at the Birtwistle Local Histories Library waiting for a client to arrive. I’d been volunteering with genealogy there and that day, to pass the time while waiting, I picked up a magazine and began to browse.
- Category: Julie Martin
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I noticed recently that the subscription website Deceased Online had added burial and cremation records for the London Borough of Lewisham to its collection. Had this news arrived six years ago, I would have been scrambling for the credit card to transact a ‘pay per view’.
Now, that news only prompts vivid memories of a long drawn out hunt some years ago ….. let me explain
- Category: General
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Chisholm: Hairy Scots, tonight we march north to England!
Secombe: But England's south!
Chisholm: Aye, we're gonna march right round the world and sneak up on them from behind!
Just teasing ….. not these GOONS........
- Category: Moya Sharp
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Moya Sharp from the Outback Family History website has taken up the gauntlet and submitted an article for the WAGS Blog.
Great to have you on our website Moya and thank you for your story about Carrie.
- Category: Scottish
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More Scottish Interests
Thes items were originally published on the WAGS Blog between November 2012 and February 2014.
Great War Pension Cards
The Western Front Association (WFA) is delighted to announce that it has secured the safe storage of a major archive of over six million Great War soldiers' pension record cards.The key aspect of the records is that, uniquely, they unite genealogical information with military information.