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Eaten Alive By Ants

People have been eaten alive by ants.  Stories on this topic in old Australian newspapers make for gruesome reading. They make you feel grateful for the advances in communications, medicine, repellents and first aid. However, these…

Elizabeth CHANDLER 1843-1937

My GG Grandmother, Elizabeth CHANDLER was a pioneer of the Healesville district and a well known and respected member of the community. She was one of 43 women in Healesville who signed the Women's Suffrage Petition in 1891. Her kindly…

Naming Traditions

Naming conventions can help our research by providing clues to the possibility of names moving up and down the generations.