In this world there are people who put the needs and safety of children first, and then there are those people who put themselves before children. To protect voiceless children, made vulnerable by their age, we have laws that are designed to keep them safe in community and at home as well as in educational … More Story Removed 2 April 2021
Facebook slapping ‘Misinformation’ notices on its users’ posts, and threatening to limit access where ‘multiple’ offences occur -again without explanation of what that entails – might be in breach of basic Human Rights, if not downright serious cow-towing to Right-leaning Governments, and the might of the media industry that has hamstrung itself. Article 12 of … More Fact Checkers as the new Fat Controllers (you know, Thomas the Tank and all that).
When you go looking for a sea captain and end up with a famous ghost … More Whole new meaning to Slow Research: & ghostly encounters with kinfolk
AJCP now ditigised and available on Trove/NLA/Au.
… More Research Heaven! Australian Joint Copying Project now digitized @ Trove.
A father’s farewell gift … More Forever Naughty
Pay close attention to the meaning of those Latin-written records about your ancestors in Catholic church records in Ireland or you’ll lost traction on invaluable clues to your family history lines. I have puzzled for decades whether my ancestor Patrick Sheedy truly was (as according to family legend) a man who descended from ‘Royalty’ – … More Sheedy – a Royal Proverbial Pain
It dwarfs even the horror of covid19 – Ryerson Index and other history group projects may have no newspapers from which to continue indexing Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages. These are national cornerstones, the go-to place for all research into people, places, events and nations, and yet with the closure of so many regional newspapers … More Dearth of newspapers to create history hole
Warrnambool finally gets an official guide to planting native trees, shrubs, plants. … More Native-Planting List Warrnambool
Journalists making a myth of the Mahogany Ship wreck … More Mahogany Ship Myth Resurfaces
Who is the mystery James ‘Settler’ Sheedy of Hunter’s River in New South Wales (Australia), and why was his name changed in much later years to ‘William’ Sheedy in probate lists published in Sydney newspapers? Why is his death not registered in New South Wales. And is he a Sheedy, a Sheedy-Macnamara, or a Silk? … More Mystery James Sheedy of Tipperary and Hunters River NSW
Have created a Facebook page titled SheedySpeake for all those interested in the history of the Sheedy and Sheedy Macnamara families.