"I've just read the 3 profiles on Genimates with great enjoyment. I particularly like the responses to the personal philosophy prompt: they reflect what great people we have in the genealogy community."
A kind of 'digital library' and 'strategy center' for those tracing ancestries in and from present-day Lithuania. I've created Discussion forums based on geographies, as this is the only part of GW where you can reply to each other! Here's a quick jump to all the discussion forums, otherwise, scroll through all the resources until you get to them.See More
"The 2011 census was due to be taken in March but is now cancelled. This has happened only twice before: during the Great Depression and in World War II. However, NZ, like Australia, has not kept data on individual households from its censuses in the…"
"This is from the Christchurch City Library blog (just before the quake):"If you are interested in your own past, Find My Past AU offers access to a collection of historical records covering Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the…"
"MY NOT-QUITE CONVICT IN-LAWS
On 22 December 1899 the following appeared in the Northern Territory Times, (it is hard to imagine a similar account in our newspapers in these politically correct times):
JOSEPH BRIDGE CHARGED WITH HORSE STEALING
"Hello, My interest is in my Armstrong family who were part of the mining community in Wingate/Wingate Grange. There were lots of Armstrongs in the area, often with similar forenames, so sorting out "my" family can be difficult."