[This is only a summary of topics in the journals this month due to other commitments.
Members are reminded that these Journals are available for reading and borrowing in the
History. Magazine of R A H S September 2017.
The Capture of the Clarkes.
Local Explorers’ Modern Day Discovery
Governor Phillip’s First Landing Side, Campsite and contact with Local Aborigines in Pittwater.5th March 1888: The Case for West Head Beach
Milestone in Orange:140 years of railways
Lady Anderson, the Governor’s Wife.
Wynstay and the Turkish Bath Museum at Mt. Wilson
Dr. Herbert Blaxland, Medical Superintendent of Callan Park Hospital for the Insane.
Book Reviews…..Hidden in Plain View, The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney.
Theodore Thomson Flynn, Not just Errol’s Father.
James Maher and Mary Comerford of Templetuohy, Tipperary, Ireland
When the War Came, New Guinea Lisland 1942
Forger, Freemason, Freeman: Samuel Clayton
Crossing the River: punts – ferries – bridges on the Shoalhaven
SIB Folk News. Orkney Family H S. September 2017.
Canada beckons the Matches Girls.
Jackie Brown goes to War.
John Teviotdale…A Kirkwall Vet.
HMS Hampshire. Myths and Mysteries.
The Family of the Rev. Dr. Daniel McNeil.
Tumbledown. South House, Cava.
The Brutality of the Sutherlands drove my Munros to Sandwick
The Cloustons of Kenwood, Harray
Ances-Tree. Journal of Burwood & Dist. F H. November 2017.
The Immigrants to Eastern Australia from Rauenthal in the Duchy of Nassau Pt.1.
The Reen Family of Bandon, Ireland; How the descendants of Peter Reen and Bessie Burke left Bandon behind to carry their inheritance to the wider world.
Murrumbidgee Ancestor Journal of Wagga Waggd F H S. October 2017.
The Christmas Shopping Trip
Charles Sturt University Regional Archives
Uranquinty Connects to Two Prime Ministers
Kith & Kin. Cape Banks F H S. September 2017.
Joseph Williams 1903-1989
When the War Began
Victory in Japan Day
The Japanese Raid on Broome
From the Internet.
Ann Lydia or Just Lydia
Glamorgan F H S September 2017.
John Jones’ Gransons
The Story of Ypres House, Gelligaer
World War One Resources
The Capture of Mametz Wood
“I Died in Hell”
Uncle William – the Short Walk to Zandvoorde
Voyage to Salonika
The Thomas Brothers
Cpl Joseph Henry Morgans
My Mormon Ancestors Pt.2
Postcard from Luxor – Message Home
G rowing up in the Vale of Glamorgan Pt.2
Cleveland, F H S , Nth Yorks. July 2017.
Genealogical Corner: Researching County Durham
Genealogical Research Tip
Story Behind Closed Doors…Kirby Wiske , Nth Yorkshire.
Local Heroes: ‘Tim’ Williamson
East Cleveland Tragedy and Travesty
A Brotton Lad – Anthony Rowe
Captain Cook’s Monument
Infanticide and Illegitimacy
A Charity in Kildale
From Ellingstring to Darmoor
Tamworth Family Historian November 2017.
Tamworth Identities….Robert Henry Quinton 1846-1926.
George Frederick Aitken 1884-1915
Our Hartley Family.
Transcriptions of a letter from M D Secretan
Extracts from Newspapers….1930, 1924, 1938
Exam results….something to lighten the day…..
- In which battle did Napoleon die?…His last battle.
- Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?….at the bottom of the page.
- What is the main reason for divorce?….marriage.
- What do you never eat for breakfast? … Lunch & Dinner
- What looks like half an apple?….the other half
- How can a man go eight days without sleeping?…..No problem, he sleeps at night.