MEMBER BLOGS & WEBSITES
We are curating a list of our favourite genie blogs - let us know any ones to add - please email info[at]sag.org.au.
SAG Group/Member blogs and websites
https://www.itsallrelative.com.au/ is the blogsite of SAG President Melissa Hulbert and combines her professional and personal interests in Genetic Genealogy (DNA), Family History, Astrophotography, and more!
https://dnasydney.wordpress.com/ is from the Society's DNA Research Group drawing from expertise across the community and featuring information on group events and research.
https://famresearch.wordpress.com/ is the blog from SAG Board Director Kerry Farmer and details much of her use of DNA research methodologies into uncovering her family's lineage.
https://recordmypast.com.au/ has been developed by SAG Board Director Philippa Shelley Jones and features drawing connections with place, objects, and pets when considering family history.
http://geniaus.blogspot.com is the main blog from SAG Education Committee member and repeatedly Australia’s Gold Genealogy Rockstar, Jill Ball. Jill also blogs at: http://curryaus.wordpress.com.
http://www.generationsgenealogy.com.au/ and https://rustenivy.wordpress.com/ are blogs from SAG presenter, supervisor, and volunteer for archival projects, Danielle Lautrec.
https://edenborough.info/ Family Leaves and Branches is where Diploma Supervisor and Committee member Jennie Fairs shares her stories and also details her Edenborough Surname Study.
https://www.ancestordiscovery.com.au/blog/ is where Cathie Sherwood, co-lead of our Scottish Research Group until the end of 2022, provides insights into her work and latest events.
Lilian's Tree (researchbylily.blogspot.com) is where you can find posts from SAG's Writing Discussion Group Convenor, Lilian Magill. Lilian provides information on her own research, focussing on Australian, Irish and Scottish ancestry, whilst keeping us updated with her current observations from the sector.
http://patientgenie.blogspot.com/ is 'The Patient Genie' or Michelle Patient's blog site. Another member of the SAG Education Committee, Michelle details her Trans-Tasman research and is another DNA specialist.
https://mossiesmusings.blogspot.com/ is where SAG presenter and course developer Christine Woodlands brings together her research findings. She also blogs at http://killionquinnhand.blogspot.com/; http://agnescahillfamilynswaustralia.blogspot.com; http://webbwagg.blogspot.com; http://lutgeaustralia.blogspot.com; and https://gersbachaustralia.blogspot.com
https://vhancestorsstories.blogspot.com/ is one of the blogsites that SAG DNA Research Group member Vicki Hails has developed - she is building up a wealth of stories that she also frequently shares at our Friday Hang Outs.
https://genemonkey25.wordpress.com/ is one of the blogs from Veronica Williams and is one of our featured interviewees (see below). Veronica also blogs at:
https://genemonkey25.blogspot.com/p/genemonkey-explains-posts.html - a DNA research blog;
https://genemonkey25courtney.blogspot.com/ - an example of a research summary blog for a brick wall ancestor;
and uses Wikitree.com for her individual ancestors, see: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Cassidy-446.https://thednaconnection.com.au/tag/dna/ is the site for Melanie Dunstan, SAG member, who has recently completed the Certificate of Genealogical Studies.
http://janellestree.blogspot.com/ is the blog from SAG member Janelle Collins where she documents her research and travels. Her blog is also one of many searchable in the Australian Web Archive searchable in Trove: https://webarchive.nla.gov.au/
https://dragonflygenie.blogspot.com/ is a NEW blog from Julie Simpson and already some amazing stories documented!
https://familyhistoryagency.com.au/ is Dr Kristy Love's blog and website outlining her research and services.
https://rednicnz.wordpress.com/ is member and Diploma of Family Historical Studies candidate Sarah Hewitt's blog site.
Jennyaology is the blog from member Jenny Joyce that features her research.
Family Tree Frog is member Alex Daw's site and also links to her other blogs covering family history and her reading recommendations.
https://insearchoftwomariners.blogspot.com/ is Sandra Reid's blog intending to catch cousins!
https://hingerty.blogspot.com/ is Christine Hingerty's blog on her Hingerty One Name Study
https://genealogymatters2me.blogspot.com/ is Sharon Brennan's site and she introduced us to her blog in a recent Friday Hang Out.
www.andrewredfern.com is one of many ways that Andrew creatively shares his family history.
Booze vs Bible, https://antheafg.wordpress.com/ was started by SAG member Anthea Gupta after an inspiring SAG class on using Wordpress.
https://willadeantraveljournal.blogspot.com/ is Thistle Anderson's blog based on her mother's travel journal detailing her 6 month journey around Europe with her own mother in 1950.
https://www.writingfabulousfamilyhistories.com/ is Carol Baxter's website which offers five free lessons in addition to further writing and genealogy courses
Other genealogy and related blogshttps://fareloom.co/blog https://www.talesfromthegrave.org/
Family history blog posts | National Library of Australia (nla.gov.au)
Please also see THIS LINK for interviews with some of our favourite bloggers on developing their sites (recorded as part of the Society's In search of...Family History Technology in March 2021.