Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

21/3/2008

Family historians drive information superhighway

THERE are some whose lives are marked with formal grandeur, while others are remembered simply and in dappled light.

The headstones dotting hundreds of rural cemeteries across Victoria tell stories of fame and success — witness the manicured hedges surrounding Dame Nellie Melba’s Lilydale resting place — and stories of quiet tragedy, like that of Patrick Smith, 36, the names of his three children added to his gravestone after succumbing to scarlet fever two years after his death. for more click here

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