Tag: standards

  • Institutions Cause Identity Theft

    Institutions Cause Identity Theft

    Last updated on August 21st, 2015 at 01:49 pm Who made my birth date a secret? Who said you can assume anybody who knows it is me? I am angry. Furious actually. I spent 2 hours on the phone to Telstra today sorting some things out. And while that was boring and frustrating, the real […]

  • Document Your Sources As You Go

    Last updated on August 21st, 2015 at 01:42 pm In genealogy (or any other) research: Document your sources as you go. I find a lot of contradictory information like, my grandmother is reportedly older than her mother, and I see that a headstone is the source of Gran’s birthday and her mother’s source was a […]

  • Genealogy Research: Best Practice Part 1

    Last updated on August 21st, 2015 at 01:41 pm I have been working my family history on and off for a number of years. As my older relatives age, the time left to get their stories is restricted. Sadly dementia claimed the memories of more than one before I’ve had a chance to interview them. […]