The Ancestral Searcher Current Journal

The journal of Family History ACT is the Ancestral Searcher which is published quarterly. Members receive a copy as part of their membership. Back numbers and articles are available for purchase.

Table of Contents

Vol 45 No 3 September 2022

Tuggeranong School House 1880–1939 Cheryl Bollard 104
A Colonial Scandal – and an Australian First Heather Allsopp 110
Ready For War Jim Brigginshaw 114
Johanna – Adventurer, Pioneer, Family Anchor Elaine Gifford 118
Ancestral Soup Barbara Broad 122
16th AFFHO Congress 2022, Norfolk Island Rosemary McKenzie, Frank Mitchell, Cheryl Bollard, Michele Rainger, Trish Downes and Robyn Duncan 124
Convict Shame and Denial Graeme Bell 130
Researching local ACT Genealogy – A guide to sources Cheryl Bollard and Sue Pillans 136
Census and Musters – No Shortcuts Jennifer Burgess 142
Regular Articles
From the President Rosemary McKenzie 102
Obscure Library Resources compiled Pauline Ramage 139
Book Review – History of Nairnshire Pam Ray 141
From Our Contemporaries Pauline Bygraves 143
Society Education and Social Activities Sue Pillans and Clare McGuiness 148
Services for Members & Notice to Contributors   152
E.M. Fletcher Writing Award Presentation Gina Tooke 103
Canberra and Region Heritage Researchers   140
FHACT Family Snapshots Gina Tooke 151