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Tuesday 18th June 2024
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By Ms Angela Heymans

At its AGM on 18 May 2024, the Military Interest Group committee for 2024/2025 was elected. Angela Heymans will continue as convenor, Susan Salvair as Treasurer and Gwyn Williams as committee member. A big welcome to Kay Reynolds who joins the committee and will help with the important job of looking after the afternoon tea at our meetings!

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Category: Military
Tuesday 18th June 2024
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By Ms Louise Clarkson

 

“Their

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Category: Western Australia
Sunday 2nd June 2024
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • England, Cricket Players 1845-2024
  • England, Medieval Soldier Database 1368-1374
  • Lancashire Non-Conformist Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1762-2005
  • Ireland, Londonderry City Cemetery Burials, 1853-1961
  • Ireland and Northern Ireland,
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Tuesday 7th May 2024
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By Hammer

We had a very busy March meeting in which Peter Hamersley presented two case studies demonstrating some thinking

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Thursday 2nd May 2024
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By Ms Angela Heymans

Do you have a photo of a person in uniform and want to know how to identify key details to help with your research?  Stephen Sinclair, Robert Mitchell and Bob Wise from the Army Museum of WA will be at the meeting of the Military Interest Group on Saturday 18 May 2024 to provide advice about WW1 and WW2 uniforms and other clues from the photos. 

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Category: Military
Thursday 2nd May 2024
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • Blacksmiths and Related Trades Index 1720-1940
  • United Kingdom, Red Cross Volunteers During WWI 1914-1918
  • Battle of Jutland Crew Lists 1916
  • Hampshire, England, Wills and Probates 1398-1858
  • London, England, Stanfords London Maps 1890
  • Ireland,
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Wednesday 3rd April 2024
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • UK, Imperial Gazetteer Maps 1900
  • London Parish Maps, 1860-1880
  • Aberdeen and North-East Scotland, Index to Memorial Inscription Booklets 1500-2021
  • Ireland 2nd and 3rd Edition Map, 1899-1905
  • Ireland, Land Commission Advances 1891-1920
  • Northern
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Wednesday 13th March 2024
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

WA Government Railways staff cards.

Here’s an interesting slant on Consignment 3393 (the WA Government Railways staff record cards), which can be found in the State Records Office of WA.

The

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Category: Western Australia
Saturday 2nd March 2024
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

Ancestry

  • England and Wales, New Popular Edition Maps 1940-1948
  • UK, Electoral Registers 2011-2018
  • Hampshire, Nonconformist Registers 1835-1921
  • Westminster, Electoral Registers 1902-1970
  • Aberdeenshire, Criminal and Court Records 1841-1922
  • Ireland,
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Thursday 22nd February 2024
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By Mrs Julie Martin

 

A review of the book - My Grandfather's Clock by Graeme Davidson popped into my email Inbox this morning.

The book, written by one of Australia's leading historians, is a combination of history and family history … tracing back to find ‘lost relations’ and looking

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