Category: Genealogy Do-over

  • Genealogy Do Over – Week 2

    In my interviews for Genealogy Do Over Week 2 I returned to when I started collecting my family stories.  I went back to my first official family history visit which, coincidentally, involved going back to my first home, Squattleseamere. For my second interview I went back to the time of big shearing teams at Dunmore. I looked […]

  • Self Interview – a Baulch are you?

    [wpgmza id=”6″] In 1969 Victor Hallett gave me his Baulch family tree papers. Fifteen years earlier he had started gathering information needed to build the family tree for Francis and Enoch Baulch. Making sense of all the information he had gathered had become just too difficult for him. No wonder. Victor Hallett’s mother and my Grandpa […]

  • Family Interview – Shearing at Dunmore

    For a few short years as a child I was able to observe and absorb the romance, the noise of the machines and the hustle and bustle of the shed hands in a big shed. And, if I believed Grandpa Baulch, everyone at some stage shore at Dunmore. So it was, some 20 years after […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – Week 1

    SETTING RESEARCH ASIDE Research is the course of action I undertake in order to find and gather my family stories. Research is the process I use to find Sources from which I extract my family stories. There have been ground shifting changes since I began researching my family stories.  Most notably I now use digital […]

  • Why join Genealogy Do Over

    WHY have I joined Thomas MacEntee’s Genealogy Do Over? Most of us have a process for researching our family tree, a process for how we go about finding and gathering our family stories. Technology resources have changed in ways quite unimaginable when many of us started our genealogical research. Consequently, our family stories are far […]