Daily Archives: August 6, 2013

George Winston & Megan-Wynne Jones @ Katoomba Library

Don’t forget to come along to hear local resident and Holocaust survivor George Winston at Katoomba Library this Thursday 8th August from 2pm. He will be joined by Personal Historian, Megan Wynne-Jones (who also happens to be the Blue Mountains … Continue reading

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Australian Federal Election 2013

Keep up-to-date with the Federal Election 2013! There are a number of media websites set up to get updates on the election campaign. You can see some listed onĀ ourĀ Delicious account. You will find the Australian Electoral Commission website there too. … Continue reading

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Family History: New Zealand sheep farmers records

Findmypast.com.au has published an unusual yet important data set: records of New Zealand sheep farmers between 1881 and 1918 (“Herd the one about the New Zealand sheep farmer?”). This searchable database comprises 91,842 records compiled from the Annual Sheep Returns, … Continue reading

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