A trip to PROV

A couple of months ago I made a visit to PROV, the Public Record Office of Victoria.  I had already used their online services to view wills and probate records of my ancestors, however records created after 1926 are not yet digitised and need to be viewed in their reading …

Family Tree Poster Printout

It’s almost a year since I started researching and documenting my family tree.  I’ve been gathering all my information and recording my tree online using Webtrees.  I’ve found this to be a great tool for documenting my family tree because it’s easy to update and I can link all the …

Marriage Certificates To Share

Throughout my family tree research, I’ve purchased a number of Marriage Certificates of my ancestors.  For the older records, I’ve found that multiple records were often documents on a single page, so that along the way I’ve acquired several certificates for people who are not related to me. Thought I’d …

Starting my family tree

Late last year, a group of people at work were discussing their family origins.  Someone asked where my family is from, and I told them I wasn’t really sure.  I knew my ancestors had come from England and Ireland at some point, but I didn’t know when or exactly where …