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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Shaping up my Genealogy Research in 2018

Photographer Sandra Williamson, Watching as we navigate through uncharted territory in outback Australia,  June 2015 [It felt a little like researching family history]

I did a post entitled setting my blogging intentions for 2018 and then I realised when prompted by the January Genealogy Blog Party question “How are you going to “Shape up” your genealogy research this year?” that I should think more broadly about my genealogy goals – which I have now formulated and listed below

Participate in the following Blog Challenges
  1. 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” Challenge by Amy Johnson Crow
  2. Sepia Saturday

  1. Attend the 15th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry, at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour - Friday 9 March – Monday 12 March 2018
  2. Continue to improve my skills in Family Legacy Tree

Memory Keeping
  1. Organise my mother’s photos into a scrapbook and add in stories [already begun up to 2nd album]
  2. Begin to write my mother’s life story

Continue to contribute to WikiTree on a regular basis [no less than once a fortnight]


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  2. These look like good, achievable goals!

  3. Good goals, but I would make the scrapbook the #1 item. Just think how many photos and stories are never told and then it is too late. I have a number of photos with unidentified people in them and wish someone had noted their names on the backs!

  4. Good luck with all of this. I'll see you at Congress.


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