Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

Anticipation – Wednesday, 30 June 2010

After receiving an email from my Pop’s brother filled with new clues concerning the elusive Nicholson branch (read post here), it was with much reluctance that I told myself that I could not dash off to the State Library and start searching straight away.

With the email being received only a few days before my scheduled departure to Victoria, I figured that a quick trip to the library would not be a good idea (especially since I hadn’t packed yet).  So, I regretfully pushed my family history information to the back of my mind and reminded myself that patience is indeed a virture.

I am now back in Western Australia and completely refreshed.  It is with the greatest of anticipation that I count down the hours until the end of the working day, for at the end, I shall be able to fulfil those desires which were begrudgingly forced into temporary retirement.  Tonight I will be visiting the State Library and tonight I will be holding tight to the hope that there will be success.

Results

Well, as is often the case with this type of research my results weren’t what I hoped for.  I found some birth information for a couple of sons but other than that I could hardly find any Victorian records.  Coupled with some frustrating news outside the realm of family history, my mind wandered and I realised that I had no chance in bringing it back.  I left the library early feeling pretty disappointed.

Never mind.  As I’ve said previously, sometimes results just happen and sometimes a brick wall forever stands in front of you.  Hopefully I can get to the cemetery soon and find some clues on gravestones otherwise if there’s nothing in Karrakatta then I’ll have to think of other ways of finding the information.

Advertisements

I'd love to hear from you...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: