My Own Family History
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This board has a collection of photographs, links to articles & information which relates to my forebears... Places where they were born, lived, married, raised their families or died are included...
I recently came across this website as a great way to find out not only where my ancestors are buried, but also have been able to fit more pieces of my genealogical puzzle together.  I even connected with a 3rd cousin who sent me an original tintype of my great-great grandfather!!

Find A Grave. Find Famous Graves See the graves of thousands of famous people from around the world. Find Graves Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's grave, etc.

lancashire mill workers 1900 - Google Search

Read The Mill Owner's Son by Lillian White and then look at these machines. What a dangerous place to spend 12 hours a day!

Waterloo

Frontispiece to An Historical Account of the Campaign in the Netherlands, published by Henry Colburn, London, 1817

Convict Ships Index Search the Free Settler or Felon database from the Search Box above to find your Newcastle or Hunter Valley ancestor.  There are now over 167,000 references to Convicts, Settlers, Townsfolk, Bushrangers, Innkeepers, Soldiers and Land Owners.  Search by First Name, Last Name, Ship or all three

THE hell-ship Neptune on which Molly Morgan arrived in Port Jackson in 1790 - nearly half the 502 convicts crammed aboard, died on the journey.

William McKinley

President of the United States William McKinley was born January 1843 and died September 1901 aged

King's German Legion in action at the Battle of Waterloo

King's German Legion in action at the Battle of Waterloo. The Battle of Waterloo June 1815

the Glebe colliery, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent - very much as it would have looked in my Grandmother's childhood.

the Glebe colliery, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent - very much as it would have looked in my Grandmother's childhood.

Bonegilla migrant camp, 1956

Bonegilla migrant camp, 1956

Sydney Road, Coburg, circa 1910. Photograph from State Library Victoria.

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Sydney Road, Coburg, with horse tram, circa Photograph from State Library Victoria.

Stoke-upon-Trent workhouse, 2001

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

Stoke-upon-Trent workhouse, 2001

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

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