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Issue 18 subscription offer :: Win 1 of 3 findmypast subscriptions

Issue 18 subscription offer :: Win 1 of 3 findmypast subscriptions

And the winners of the 3 World subscriptions to findmypast are…… Congratulations to: S. Lewis, Mundaring, WA A. Macgregor, Smithfield, QLD R. McMellon, Cootamundra, NSW ======================================================================================= Subscribe or renew your subscription to Inside History magazine and go into the draw to win 1 of 3 World subscriptions to findmypast! Find out more about your ancestors...
Mission X – the ragtag fleet. Australians sailing under the American flag

Mission X – the ragtag fleet. Australians sailing under the American flag

Inside History magazine talks to Richard Wood, United States of America Gallery at the Australian National Maritime Museum about their new exhibition, Mission X – the ragtag fleet starting on Thursday, December 19. They probably seemed like an ordinary part of the hustle and bustle of Sydney Harbour during World War Two. Docked at Pier...
Gallipoli 2015 ballot opens

Gallipoli 2015 ballot opens

The ballot for places at Gallipoli on Anzac Day 2015 has opened! In 2015, places will be available for 8,000 Australians, 2,000 New Zealanders and up to 500 official representatives of all countries involved in the Gallipoli campaign. Of the places available to Australians in ballot, 2,000 will be reserved for special representatives such as...
Issue 19 subscription offer :: Win a digitisation kit from Kaiser Baas!

Issue 19 subscription offer :: Win a digitisation kit from Kaiser Baas!

Fancy some handy genie-friendly gadgets? Inside History magazine is giving away a photo scanner, video converter and photo maker from our friends at Kaiser Baas! One lucky subscriber will win these three great digitisation products… 1. A Kaiser Baas WiFi PhotoScanner (RRP $199.95) — a portable scanner allowing you to make high-resolution scans of photographs...
Girt. The unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt

Girt. The unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt

In Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia’s past, from megafauna to Macquarie – the cock-ups and curiosities, the forgotten eccentrics and Eureka moments that have made us who we are. Girt introduces forgotten heroes like Mary McLoghlin, transported for the crime of “felony of sock”, and Trim the...

Seeking Morton Mowbray’s family

Morton Mowbray, born in Leicester, England c.1820, son of Richard and Ann, married Louisa Collin in England. Their daughter Laura lived in America and had a number of children to two husbands. In 1869 Mowbray was living in Goulburn, New South Wales and was engaged by Bishop Lanigan to design and install 10 stained glass...

Sutherland Shire’s WWI project

Did you have a relative in WWI with a connection to Sutherland Shire in New South Wales? More than 400 names are inscribed on WWI memorials and honour boards there. For almost a century these names have remained a silent reminder of the sufferings and sacrifices of the Great War. Each name is now being...

Seeking Mary Jane Greenfield, née Annett

Little is known about the short life of my 2 x great grandmother, Mary Jane Greenfield, née Annett (c.1835–1869). She sailed with her family from Plymouth to Portland, Victoria in 1852, and married gold miner Johannes Barends Groeneveld in 1855. They later travelled separately to Otago, New Zealand, where Mary died in 1869, survived by...