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Author: brianharris5

I finally graduated from the University of Tasmania! My course on Family History was terrific and really did give me the skills to look behind all of those Birth, Death and Marriages on my family tree. Hopefully I am better able to make sense of that box of unmarked family photos of beautiful brides and soldiers ready for the Front. I think my interest in family history was sparked by those times sitting with my Nan as she looked through old family photos and documents while telling me wonderful tales about the people in those photos. Of course I thought my memory was bullet proof….It wasn’t. I have some truly remarkable ancestors; the good, the bad and the ugly all have their place as do the tragic and the triumphant. I hope that I can share some of their stories with you through this blog

Family photo Friday

To me, the really amazing thing about this week’s photo is that I was nursed on many occasions by the subject; someone who had been described in the Northern Star as an “early pioneer’ of the far north coast region … Continue Reading Family photo Friday