Category Archives: Places to Visit

Unlock The Past 8th Genealogy Cruise to the Baltic Seaports

Unlock The Past Cruise to the Baltic Seaports is scheduled and space is filling up. If you are interested check it out on the UnLock The Past website. I recently gave 24 different lectures, in three cities and I promoted … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tour of the English Lakes with Thomas Gray and Joseph Farrington RA by John R. Murray

A Tour of the English Lakes with Thomas Gray & Joseph Farrington RA. By John R. Murray. Published by Frances Lincoln Ltd, 4 Torriano Mews, Torriano Avenue, London NW5 2RZ, England. www.franceslincoln.com. 2011. 159 pp. Illustrations. Hardcover. £25 or $45.  … Continue reading

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Unlock the Past Genealogy Cruise – Inside History article

Inside History – Unlock the Past Genealogy Cruise Unlock the Past’s 2014 genealogy cruise is being highlighted in Australia’s Inside History magazine. The current issue, number 17, is previewed online at http://issuu.com/insidehistory/docs/inside_history_issue_17_issuu and includes a 4 page article (pages 64-67) … Continue reading

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James Milner: Convict in Van Dieman’s Land – putting him on the ground

James Milner was sent as a convict in March 1831 aboard the transport ship “Argyle” to Van Diemen’s Land, now Tasmania. I learned about this cousin from Roy Milner a fellow Milner researcher in England. I had verified the details … Continue reading

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Migration Museum, Adelaide – Puts part of my own life story in perspective

My recent visit to the Migration Museum in Adelaide helped me put part of my own life story in perspective. From its founding to 1982 Australia has been encouraging and often subsidizing emigrants from the British Isles, especially those with … Continue reading

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Migration Museum, Adelaide – A place worth visiting

Adelaide’s free Migration Museum — A great place for family historians to visit. The museum reflects the diverse cultures of South Australia, displaying objects that have a story to tell. The early galleries present the history of early migration into … Continue reading

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