Friday, November 15, 2013

Genealogists share their Favourite Books

As promised here is a list of the books shared in last night's Hangout on Air. In order of appearance (with links to Trove where available)

Sharon  
A concise history of Australia / Stuart Macintyre
Australia in a nutshell : a narrative history / Frank G. Clarke

Chris
The family historian's enquire within / Pauline Saul

Alona
Smokey : the bear from Gumeracha / Rocky Marshall

Brenda
Mastering Genealogical Proof by Thomas W Jones. Available from the National Genealogical Society, (www.ngsgenealogy.org) ISBN; 978-1-935815-07-5

Fiona
Exiled three times over / by Irene Schaffer and Thelma McKay

Helen
Oxford companion to family and local history / edited by David Hey

Julie
The genealogist's Internet : the essential guide to researching your family history online / Peter Christian

Maggie
The Phillimore atlas and index of parish registers / edited by Cecil R. Humphery-Smith

Pauleen
Farewell my children : Irish assisted emigration to Australia 1848-1870 / Richard E. Reid

Alona
William & Fanny Green and their descendants, including Phillips, Ridland, Bell, Sinkinson, Tucker & James / compiled by Glenis Reid

Jill
The floating brothel : the extraordinary story of the Lady Julian and its cargo of female convicts bound for Botany Bay / Siân Rees

Brenda
Collins tracing your family history / Anthony Adolph

Helen
History of the 15th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force : war 1914-1918 / by T.P. Chataway ; revised and edited by Paul Goldenstedt

Jenny
Guide to New South Wales State Archives relating to convicts and convict administration

Fiona
A history of Thetford / Alan Crosby

Les
Fair game : Australia's first immigrant women / Elizabeth Rushen & Perry McIntyre

Maggie
Sophy under sail / [edited by] Irene C. Taylor ; illustrations by Leon Crossley

Pauleen
Family memories : a guide to reminiscing / Bob Price

Julie
Tracing your house history : a guide for family historians / Gill Blanchard

Jill
Birth, marriage and death records : a guide for family historians / David Annal and Audrey Collins

Jenny
Atlas of the great Irish famine, 1845-52 / editors: John Crowley, William J. Smyth and Mike Murphy

Les
Arthur Phillip : sailor, mercenary, governor, spy / Michael Pembroke

Alona
The Zen of genealogy : the lighter side of genealogy / Beth Maltbie Uyehara ; design and illustrations by Lois Jesek

Helen
Ahab's trade : the saga of south seas whaling / Granville Allen Mawer

Jill
Our outback home : memories of Nymagee / edited by Dolly Betts

Julie
A town like Alice / by Nevil Shute

Thank you to all who participated.





1 comment:

Linda Ottery said...

It was a very interesting, but ultimately an expensive hangout Jill. Just purchased quite a few of the books mentioned, so I'm glad the list was not too long

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