Friday, July 13, 2018

MIA - The Australian Genealogists Daily

For a few weeks I have been wondering what happened to my daily Paper.li editions of The Australian Genealogists Daily Paper. Recently I hadn't seen announcements for it on Twitter so this morning decided to investigate.


When I logged in to my page and looked for recent archived editions I couldn't find any recent ones. I haven't yet ascertained how many editions have been missing. What I did find when I went to my content settings was that the content I had been sharing had disappeared and this section was blank, As there was no content to share Paper.li didn't post any notifications to share.

I have now reinstated the content I share which is from the content that is sourced from the 143 members of my Australian Genealogists List on Twitter. While I was at it I also added my Youtube Channel as a content source. I will add some blog URLs from prominent Australian bloggers when I get a chance.

If you have been following The Australian Genealogists Daily notifications should appear in your Twitter feed soon. If you don't like Twitter you can create a Paper.li account and Subscribe to your favourite papers.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trove Tuesday - Birth Certificates

 I came across an article on birth certificates when researching a completely different topic on Trove. That took me off on a tangent where I did a simple search for "Birth Certificates". I was rewarded with many hits some of which discussed issues like illegitimacy and  inaccurate enlistment ages  that affected my family.

1898 'WALKING BIRTH CERTIFICATES.', The Clarence River Advocate (NSW : 1898 - 1949), 8 April, p. 4. , viewed 05 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article120225711 


1918 'BIRTH CERTIFICATES DEMANDED.', Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954), 13 May, p. 5. , viewed 05 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article92919794


 

1925 'LOANED BIRTH CERTIFICATES.', North West Champion (Moree, NSW : 1915 - 1954), 3 August, p. 2. , viewed 05 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article181564526

1934 'FREE BIRTH CERTIFICATES', The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), 27 November, p. 12. (FINAL EXTRA), viewed 05 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article230163214 
1944 'Birth certificates were shockers', The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), 22 October, p. 4. (SUPPLEMENT TO THE MAGAZINE), viewed 05 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article229274429


1938 'Father was a Female.', Daily Mercury (Mackay, Qld. : 1906 - 1954), 10 November, p. 7. , viewed 05 Jul 2018, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article169395810

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