Beyond the Internet: Week 46 Valuations and Council Rates

Today I’m posting Week 46 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens and this week’s topic is Valuations and Council Rates. Unfortunately I’m running late with a couple of weeks due to our … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 43 – Griffith’s Valuations

This is Week 43 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens. This week we’re off to Ireland’s green fields with the Griffith’s Valuations. I could make my life easier, and this post … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 42 Naturalisation Records

This is Week 42 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens. The topic this week is Naturalisation Records. I was reflecting the other day that these are perhaps the most poignant of … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 41 Emigration Records

This is Week 41 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens. The topic this week is Emigration records: those documents created as our ancestors left their homeland en route to a new … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 40 is a long voyage of immigration

This is Week 40 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens. The topic this week is Immigration records. This post has become almost as long as the sailing voyage to Australia, … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 39 Funeral directors’ registers

This is Week 39 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens and the topic is Funeral Directors’ Registers. While it’s fairly automatic for us as genealogists to look for monumental inscriptions, or … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 38 Burial Registers

This is Week 38 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens and the topic is Burial Registers. This forms part of the cheerily named “Death” theme in the series and next … Continue reading

Beyond the Internet: Week 37 Monumental Inscriptions and Gravestones

This is Week 37 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens and the topic is Cemeteries: Monumental Inscriptions and Gravestones. This forms part of the cheerily named “Death” theme in the series. … Continue reading