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2018 Congress - Mar 2018
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Manorial records for family historians - new guide book -

manorial recordsNEW GUIDE BOOK FROM UNLOCK THE PAST

Manorial records for family historians
with examples of how to identify and locate your ancestor’s property

by Geoffrey Barber
published October 2017

Expo reports & photos

The recent Australian history & genealogy expo 2016 attracted a number of bloggers. So it is hardly surprising that some of these have given their impressions of the expo on their blogs. Here is a photo of the bloggers and list of blog reports we are aware of.

bloggers

The expo that grew

Australia has never had a national  history & genealogy expo or fair - until less than two weeks ago. The British Isles, north America and New Zealand have all had major national exhibitions - events targeting the wider public, rather than just the committed researchers as conferences do.  Australia has had regional and even state expos/fairs, but nothing on a national scale.

$10,000 in prizes at the Australian history & genealogy expo 2016

What started out as regional (state) expo with quite modest expectations became something much larger. In no area was this more pronounced than the prizes - the number of donors and the number and value of prizes offered. This blog post acknowledges the donors and lists all the winners.

What is the earliest known arrival date of any of your ancestors to Australia or NZ?

Here are the results of our 36th Unlock the Past po

Do you use ebooks? What type of reader do you use?

Here are the results of our 35th Unlock the Past poll - Do you use ebooks? What type of reader do you us? Votes were cast by 175 people. The results are summarised in the table below.

Have you had (or arranged for a relative to have) a DNA test done?

Here are the results of our 34th Unlock the Past

On which online sites have you put your family tree?

Here are the results of our 33rd Unlock the Past poll -

What wars did your ancestors or others from your family serve in?

Here are the results of our 32nd Unlock the Past poll - What wars did your ancestors or others in your family serve in? Votes were cast by 66 people. The results are summarised in the table below.

Press Release - 3rd Unlock the Past History & Genealogy Cruise 10-19 Feb 2013

The 3rd Unlock the Past History & Genealogy cruise 10-19 February 2013

Adelaide, South Australia, 1 July 2012 - Unlock the Past announces the 3rd Unlock the Past History & Genealogy Cruise. This will be a relaxing 9 night cruise to the South Pacific, combined with a fascinating history and genealogy themed conference.

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