Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

While drafting a blog post relating to my 2nd Great Grandfather, Jesse Wallace, I consulted the Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR) Employment Records on Ancestry in the hope that they would have his employment information and details of when he started working for them. With the document found and the start date confirmed I became distracted by the word ‘updated’ next …

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At a family function at the start of the year I started chatting to my Great Aunt. Being my Grandma’s sister, it’s usually inevitable that our conversation steers towards family history. On this particular day, she had a query she’d been meaning to ask me for some time. After hearing that one of her granddaughters was living on …

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