Tag Archives: Australia

South Queensland gravestone photos

If you have people who migrated to the South Queensland area of Australia you might find the following resource very useful  http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/index.htm There are over 30,000 indexed gravestone photos covering about 130 cemeteries from Brisbane and the surrounding area.

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South Queensland, Australia gravestones

If you have people who migrated to the South Queensland area of Australia you might find the following resource very useful http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/index.htm There are apparently over 30,000 indexed gravestone photos covering about 130 cemeteries from Brisbane and the surrounding area. … Continue reading

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ACT Historical Death Index 1930 – 1973 Australia

A little known listing of all the deaths that have occurred in the ACT from 1930 to 1973 is available for free on this site. Set out as an Excel spreadsheet, it isn’t very user friendly, but it might help … Continue reading

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Queensland State Archives on-line

The Queensland State Archives has progressively added indexes available on-line for records in their keeping.  These indexes can be found at: http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/research/indexes.asp Most recently they have added to the index of Probate records and currently there are indexes for All Districts … Continue reading

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Australian Convict Transportation Registers Mary COMPSTON

Mary Compston was convicted on 11th December 1847 at Lancaster, England and sailed on 26th April 1848 to Van Dieman’s Land Australia. Please let me know if you recognise Mary.

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Australian Convict Transportation Registers James COMPSTON 1832

James COMPSON sailed on the vessel Parmelia.  He was convicted on 8th March 1832 at Stafford, England and sailed on 23rd July 1832 to New South Wales. Please let me know if you recognise James.

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Colonial Australians

As of 9 July 2011, there are over 48,100 individuals in this database! The site is called ‘Australian Royalty’ because Marion Purnell  is descended from convicts. Her direct ancestors, William Purnell, Bridget Welsh/Murray, Samuel James, Simon Moulds and Ann Davis, were all transported … Continue reading

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Jeremy CUMPSTON

My distant cousin Jeremy Cumpston is a well known actor and doctor in Australia.  He was originally in the role of Connor Costello (1998-2001) on All Saints: Preparation for a role in a hospital drama just does not get much better than … Continue reading

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Australian patents

http://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat is a useful site to search for relatives who registered patents in Australia. I found the following entries for CUMPSTON   Application number Title Applicant(s) Inventor(s) Filing date               1 2000067501 Optical data storage … Continue reading

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ALRC President Rosalind Croucher

My relative Australian Law Reform Commission President Rosalind Croucher interviewed by Radio Atticus about the effects of the recent budget cuts on the ALRC and its operations. You can listen to the interview at http://www.alrc.gov.au/news-media/2011/alrc-president-rosalind-croucher-interviewed-radio-atticus More about Ros on my website at … Continue reading

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