|It has been a traumatic month for family history researchers in New South Wales, and Australia in general. Especially those of us who proudly boast a convict or two, in their ancestry. One of our grass-roots researchers, Lesley Uebel, died after a short, traumatic illness. Lesley moderated a Roots-Web page of Port Jackson convict researchers, and created and administered the "Claim a Convict" site. Now a group of other researchers, who were particularly close to Lesley, have agreed to moderate both sites. Indeed, the "Claim a Convict" site has been totally rewritten, with a SQL data-base under-pinning its data.|
Once my membership has been moderated, I will be in-like-flynn to claim:
Joseph Puckeridge - 1801 - Earl CornwallisThe aim is to put researchers in touch with each other to share their knowledge. There is no limit on how many researchers can "claim" any individual convict.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Claim a Convict
Posted by Julie at 10:46 PM