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 46 No 4 December 2023

Celebrating Excellence in Writing Gina Tooke 135
Competition Winner
Standing on New Ground Glynis Cummins 138
Second Prize, sponsored by UTAS
Butterflies Mandy Gwan 142
FHACT Member Prize
Lucy Dorney’s Waterloo Jo Callaghan 147
Passage Margaret Mackenzie 151
Highly Commended
One Man’s Life Giselda Ruth Bannister 155
Honouring Introdacqua Robyn Heitmann 159
Short Listed
Family Secrets Kerry Anderson 162
A Terrible Silence Catherine Bell 167
Grave Journey to Latvia Ilse Jamonts 170
Distorted Memories & Documents Ashlea Masters 175
Regular Articles
From the President Michele Rainger 134
Obscure Library Resources Pauline Ramage 181
From Our Contemporaries Pauline Bygraves 182
Society Education and Activities   187
Services for Members & Notice to Contributors   190
Vale Rosemary McKenzie   178
Vale Joan Hayhurst   179