Saturday, March 18, 2017

Crowd Sourcing Georeferencing Sydney Maps

Today it has been very wet where I live so I've spent some time this afternoon working on a crowd sourcing project.

Sydney Subdivision Maps Crowd-Sourcing Project involves volunteers matching historic subdivision plans to a modern map.

It's actually very satisfying to work on a project such as this.

Here's one I've completed in about two minutes.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Pandora Archive

Exciting news! Like many other Australian genealogy bloggers I have received an invitation from the National Library requesting permission to regularly archive my website to the Pandora Archive. It's great to know that my blog can be viewed well into the future.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

William Thomas Seabrook

Today marks the 103nd anniversary of the death of William Thomas Seabrook. William the sixth child of William John Seabrook and his wife Maria Sophia Mason was tragically drowned at Point Lonsdale in Victoria while trying to rescue Muriel May Hunter.

You can read what I wrote about William on the centenary of his death here.

This photo is available at the State Library of Victoria.

William Thomas Seabrook (1881 - 1914) Photo -  State Library of Victoria