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Ask  our Experts :: Dating and Locating Photos with Jayne Shrimpton

Ask our Experts :: Dating and Locating Photos with Jayne Shrimpton

Question from Gwyn Gillard: Please could you suggest when this photo was taken. The gentleman in the centre in the pale suit and pale top hat was married in April 1882 in Melbourne and I wonder if this picture could have been taken at his wedding. I would be extremely grateful for your opinion. Advice...
How to Ask an Expert :: Help them help you

How to Ask an Expert :: Help them help you

So you’ve got an opportunity to ‘Ask an Expert’ a burning question about that stubborn brick wall stunting your family tree – what next? Inside History‘s own resident genealogical expert, Shauna Hicks, says getting the most out of this exciting opportunity takes preparation and organisation. Here, she shares her tips on how to maximise your...
Expert Q&A :: Exploring the Powerhouse Museum and Australian Dress Register

Expert Q&A :: Exploring the Powerhouse Museum and Australian Dress Register

For our Expert Q&A on Thursday, 20 March we had Lindie Ward and Anni Turnbull from the Powerhouse Museum join us to answer your questions about the Powerhouse Museum collections, Australian Dress Register and Australian historical fashion. Thanks to Lindie and Anni for giving us the benefit of their expertise. Please find the transcript of the...
Ancestry.com.au's Brad Argent shares 10 tips for finding just the girl you want

Ancestry.com.au’s Brad Argent shares 10 tips for finding just the girl you want

Are you trying to trace a female ancestor who seems determined to stay hidden in the records? Brad Argent, content director for Ancestry.com.au, offers his advice for tracking down the maiden name of your elusive lady… This story originally appeared in issue 4 of Inside History. Click here for more. As family historians we face...
Curator Q&A :: David Wells – Bradman Foundation Curator

Curator Q&A :: David Wells – Bradman Foundation Curator

Right in time for Inside History’s latest sports-themed edition, issue 20, we chat to David Wells, curator, The Bradman Foundation, about our iconic cover boy: The Don himself. David tells us why the Bradman Museum recently expanded to become the International Cricket Hall of Fame, where you can learn more about cricketing history, and the story behind...
Expert Q&A :: Finding your Anzac using the Australian War Memorial

Expert Q&A :: Finding your Anzac using the Australian War Memorial

For our Expert Q&A on Thursday, 7 November we had the team from the Australian War Memorial Research Centre join us to answer your questions about the AWM collections and how to find your Anzac ancestor. Thanks again to Jennie, Dianne, Cameron and Liz for giving us all the benefit of their time and expertise. Don’t...
Ask our Experts :: Photo dating with Margot Riley, State Library of NSW

Ask our Experts :: Photo dating with Margot Riley, State Library of NSW

From time to time, our lovely family of readers send us questions and we ask the help of our friends in the societies, libraries, archives and museums across the country to help. This week we speak to curator Margot Riley, the State Library of New South Wales resident fashion historian. Question from Karen Hickman: I...
Expert Q&A :: City of Sydney's historian Lisa Murray on family history

Expert Q&A :: City of Sydney’s historian Lisa Murray on family history

For our Expert Q&A on Thursday, August 25 we had Lisa Murray, City of Sydney historian and Chair of The Dictionary of Sydney join us to discuss Sydney’s history and genealogy resources. Thanks again to Lisa for giving us all the benefit of her time and expertise. Don’t forget our Expert Q&As happen every Thursday night...