Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

Today I met with a wonderful group of people who were largely involved with organising the three Barratt reunions. They began in the 90s when I was about six years old and the last one held was in 2002 at the Fremantle Prison. One reunion in particular took place at the East Perth Cemetery where …

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Inside History (Sept-Oct 2014) So, as it turns out, I’m a little late but as the saying goes, better late than never. It’s thanks to my friend, Neville (http://njsfamilyhistoryresearch.wordpress.com/) who let me know that my little blog, Finding Family, made it into Inside History’s 2014 Genealogy Blog Awards. The awards consist of 50 of the …

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In conjunction with Fremantle Heritage Week, the City of Fremantle and Town of East Fremantle hold the Fremantle Local History Awards. The Awards are open for anyone to submit a non fiction entry in either the unpublished, published or multimedia categories. The work must focus on either the history of Fremantle or the history of …

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I’d seen the Flip-Pal Scanner floating around various genealogical sites for quite a while. Though it sounded like an absolute god-send, at the time, I didn’t really need it so I filed it away in the back of my mind under the ‘want’ section. How quickly things change. Attempting to scan my Nan’s old photo …

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