FHWA Blog and Other Updates

Sunday 29th January 2023
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

If you enjoy social history and the decorative arts, I suggest you watch the third series of Secrets of the Museum, currently available on ABC iView. 

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Thanks for the tip Julie

Posted by GeekGirl, 29/01/2023 8:40:42 pm

Category: Library
Friday 6th January 2023
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • East Sussex, Electoral Registers, 1705-1963
  • West Sussex, Electoral Registers, 1832-1963
  • North Yorkshire Parish Registers 1558 onwards
  • Scotland, Sheriff Court Paternity Processes or Case Papers, 1752-1921
  • Denmark 1916 Census
  • Estonia: Lutheran
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Categories: Library | Technology
Thursday 5th January 2023
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By Anne Giles

Thirteen years in the making, this index of the Mead FuWILKINS Robert Malcolm Page 1neral Directors records is a rich resource for FHWA members researching their family history.

The Mead collection comprises the funeral details of 22,267 people

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Wednesday 14th December 2022
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By Anne Giles
Yvonne Coate OAM 1937 - 2022
Foundation Member No 7

Life Fellow

WAGS 2014Aug 4 - 2076 Coate awards - s

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Category: Library
Tuesday 13th December 2022
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By Mr Neil Bradley
The WA Convicts site now has convicts loaded up to and including the Stag.
 
Ship level links are in for all ships. There is a lot of information for each convict in the ship level links so if your convict doesn't have a page yet, check out the ship level links.
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Great work Neil, keep it up!!

Posted by Chris, 22/06/2022 8:17:23 pm

Category: Convict
Monday 5th December 2022
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By Mr Peter Hamersley

Thank you to all who attended our recent December meeting. 

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Friday 2nd December 2022
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • London Gazettes World War II Military Notices, 1939-1945 
  • Hampshire, Wills and Probates, 1398-1858 
  • Lancashire, Police Staff Indexes, 1836-1937
  • Ireland, National Army Census, 1922
  • Australia, Queensland, Queensland Railway Employee
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Friday 18th November 2022
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By Mr Neil Bradley

Marcia Watson has written this teaser to the story of the life of convict No. 589, John Godderd who was transported to WA on the Pyrenees in 1851.

John Godderd, 589, Pyrenees

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Category: Convict
Tuesday 8th November 2022
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By Anne Giles

When you start researching your family history, you’re often advised to check to see if anyone has already completed some research on your family. Someone may have done some research that will help you with yours.

The FamilySpotlight - Family histories 3

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Friday 4th November 2022
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • UK, Postmortem Examinations and Case Books, 1840-1920
  • UK, Wartime Records and Material, 1914-1918, 1939-1945
  • St Margaret’s Church, Westminster, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1934
  • Ireland, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Registers,
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