Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/9/2007

On the hunt for family histories

Driven by digitising and the internet, genealogy has become a global obsession – but Australians might be losing access to valuable records, writes David Humphries.

Among the dozens of “live” files about dead people on Jan Worthington’s North Shore desk is a job from England, where an aristocrat wants to know if any of a long-departed ancestor’s vast Sydney land-holdings might still be available for inheritance. for more click here

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