What were the wives of Singleton up to in December 1848? Why were they deserting their husbands? Of course their … Continue Reading Trove Tuesday – Naming and Shaming
Every family has at least one event that has achieved almost legendary status over time, perhaps an amount of notoriety. … Continue Reading Trove Tuesday – Grand Final Fever
While convict records provide a wealth of information about a person following conviction, contemporary British newspaper accounts can be a … Continue Reading TROVE Tuesday – Henry Standen was “capitally convicted…”
Week 23 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: NAMESAKE I think that most of us have wondered where on earth our … Continue Reading Trove Tuesday – The namesake
Week 34 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: TRAGEDY Today’s article is just one small, very sad chapter in my maternal … Continue Reading TROVE Tuesday – A cry for help
Today’s snippet from Trove – two notices in the Maitland Mercury of 24 January 1857 – makes me wonder about … Continue Reading Trove Tuesday: Only two pounds reward?