Category Archives: Delisser

52 Ancestors #17 Cemetery – Alexander Delisser

Family history research can take you on some wonderful journeys as you try to piece together the jigsaw puzzles of one’s ancestry. There is one surname in our family that catches me side tracking to, all the time. That is … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #9 Where there’s a Will!

I have veered away from the Campbell family for this post as the prompt this week, “where there’s a will” fits perfectly with this ancestor. I was fairly new to researching, maybe a couple of years in, when I’d heard … Continue reading

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Minor Detail – Big Results

30 years ago, researching your family history was all about writing letters, reading how-to books, talking with other genealogists at group meetings, driving to the city 5 hours away to spend the weekend in the State Record Office and Library, … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Census

Tuesday 9th August 2016 is census day. On this day we are all required to fill in a census form which is an official count of the population by the government. The questions tend to change from year to year. … Continue reading

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A Nullarbor Experience

One of my bucket list experiences had to be driving across the Nullarbor earlier this year, accomplished in style in a 20ft caravan with a full ensuite. And what an experience it was. Many people were willing to tell us … Continue reading

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An Appalling Death

My last blog showed that two of Adam Lymburner’sĀ siblings died within 4 days of each other and we also learnt from the blog on their father Alexander Delisser, that the two children were buried in Florence, Italy. However, during my … Continue reading

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