Stan Ipsen was a dear friend and who passed away in 2011. When he passed he was compiling some information for me on the family tree. It is information that I never received as his health prevented him from ever … Continue reading →
Searching Trove again- because- Trove! I came across a very complete account of Garth Gransden and Freda Mulligan’s wedding. I had already had a newspaper article about Garth and Freda’s wedding but it was not nearly as lovely as the … Continue reading →
I have learned so much about Genealogy over the last few weeks. With both the start of the Diploma of Family History at UTAS and also the Future Learn Course- Researching your Family Tree there has been so much to … Continue reading →
For the Diploma of Family History I have to put together an outline of some family history research that I am going to do. So this seemed like a good time to re-visit my old bug bear ‘What happened to … Continue reading →
As I wrote two blog posts yesterday and I haven’t put a new family story up for some time I decided to put up a new family story today. So instead of writing up a new blog post I have … Continue reading →
This post was originally made in 2008 on a different blog site. I am not moving the essence, although not quite all the information, from that blog to this one. I went to the Sydney Records office and looked up … Continue reading →
Many years ago I had another blog and I put a few Family History posts, mostly when family members died. I am now moving those posts across to hear so that they can become part of this blog. My first … Continue reading →
In November of 2009 Shirley Guest nee Gransden, my grandmother, passed away. Just a couple of years earlier we had celebrated Shirley’s 80th Birthday. As a part of that celebration I had put together a short photostory with a voice over. Today I am putting it here as it was something she enjoyed at the time.
To see the photo story properly click on this blog post and go to a full page view.
I had a very frustrating day today. Everything that I was looking for to expand Edwin’s story escaped me. Eventually I decided to go back and see if I could find Maria Bakers immigration records which had been eluding me. … Continue reading →
Edwin James Gransden was the only surviving child of Edwin Gransden and Rebekah Gransden nee Elphick. He was admitted to the Diamantina orphanage on the 18th f June 1873, less than a year after his mother had died. His life … Continue reading →