Weddings: the start of so many stories

The photograph above is of my parents in 1961. So many families sagas involve the merging of two families through marriage. And the marriage ceremony itself has so  may different traditions and associations. Here are links to just a few: Why does the bride always stand on the left? Weddings at Christmas Wedding cakes Enjoy... Continue Reading →

Re-writing my WHEWAY study

In 2013, I completed the Diploma in Family Historical Studies through the Society of Australian Genealogists. We were required to write a thesis on around 30,000 words on a topic that would be valuable for genealogy. Our own family was a suitable topic. For several reasons, I chose my father’s family and tied it to... Continue Reading →

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