Friday, December 3, 2010

Follow Friday - Australian FamilySites - Castellorizo Genealogy Pages

The Castellorizo Genealogy Pages is the site that encouraged me to set my family site up using the TNG ( The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding) software. I had been looking around for a software package with Web2.0 capabilities and searching for some Greek connections when I came across this site. The TNG package was just what I wanted.

The Castellorizo Genealogy Pages is not a site for just one family but for the larger Castellorizian family. The site aims to document the genealogy of all persons with ancestry from this Greek Island.

Unfortunately since I first visited this site Allan has restricted access "Note that from February 2010 access to this website is only available by Registering. Information concerning all individuals is withheld from public view. If you wish to have access to the database, you will need to register here. In the registration page please do indicate the reason for the access (ie. "My grandmother was an Xanthis"). Without some validation for your need to register, access to information on living persons will not be available"  

I imagine that Allan has his reasons for doing this but it precludes casual enquiries from those who may have a connection and you , my readers, cannot see an example of the power and flexibility of the TNG software.

In this case I suggest you take a look at some other Aussie Sites that are built using TNG.

Clan Cameron Australia
King and McKay Genealogy Pages
Roy - Royes Family Links
GlendaFae Genealogy
Bobby Family Tree


Site Name Castellorizo Genealogy Pages
Author Allan Cresswell
Contact Details
Email Link provided
Last Updated 2010
Age of Site Not evident
Software Used TNG ( The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding)
Persons in
27 July 2010 - 18019 persons and 6239 families now listed on this website.
Time Span Need Login
Index of
Need Login

Need Login

Details of
Living Persons Supressed
Need Login

Data Sourced Cannot ascertain - Need login
Yes but useless without login

Photos/Documents Site contains 1728 media items (photos, documents, etc).
Geodata Need Login

TNG navigation is excellent presume it is on this site with a login
Design Very good elements

1. Guestbook

2. Links to other Castellorizo & Greek Geni Websites


Sandra said...

My site also uses TNG;

TNG also has a great user forum.

GeniAus said...

Thanks, Sandra. Another example of this software's application.
Have added your site to my links on Delicious.


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