- 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.
- Category: Julie Martin
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Australian Newspaper digitization
Last week in one of the WAGS Forums, I posted details of several new Victorian newspaper titles which had been added to Trove.
The response from one of our members was but what about "The Mount Alexander Mail"!
What about it indeed...
There would be few among you who haven't heard of Trove, an initiative of the National Library of Australia and most would use it to access digitized Australian newspapers.
- Category: News Items
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Passenger Arrivals and Departures for Swan River Colony 1826-1838
This article was first published in August 2012.
This significant set of Western Australian historical data, produced by Graham Bown on behalf of the Swan River Pioneers 1829-1838, (a Special Interest Group of the Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc.), is available to WAGS members via the WAGS website as from 23 August 2012.