Never Mind ‘Elizabeth’ – Royal Baby Could be a ‘Lancelot’, ‘Boniface’ or ‘Grissel’

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 10, 2012 in Australia, Family Trees, Famous Faces, New Zealand

If Prince William and Kate Middleton decide to take baby-name inspiration from their forebears, the royal baby could be born a ‘Grissel’, ‘Boniface’ or even ‘Lancelot’. New research from Ancestry reveals that while ‘Elizabeth’ and ‘John’ are the most common boys and girls names in both family trees, there are several more unusual choices the young Read More

Family Tree Maker 2012 Is Here!

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on November 15, 2011 in Australia, Family Tree Maker, Family Trees

Authored by  Tana L. Pedersen We are pleased to announce the release of Family Tree Maker™ 2012, an improved and expanded version of the world’s No. 1-selling family history software. With its new TreeSync™ capabilities, Family Tree Maker 2012 enables family history enthusiasts to sync their desktop family trees and their online trees at Ancestry.com.au. With Read More

Family Tree maintenance tonight (6 January 7:00PM AEDT)

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on January 6, 2011 in Family Trees, Site Maintenance

Ancestry.com.au Family Trees will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight for around one hour beginning at about 7.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time. During this time, Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, and the sections of the home page that are related to Member Trees will be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience but rest assured the information in your Read More

Family Tree maintenance tonight (6 December 6:00PM AEDT)

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on December 6, 2010 in Family Trees, Site Maintenance

Ancestry.com.au Family Trees will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight for two hours beginning at about 6.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time. During this time, Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, and the sections of the home page that are related to Member Trees will be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience but rest assured the information in your family Read More

My Place in History: Bring history to life in the classroom

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on November 23, 2010 in Family Trees, My Place in History

My Place in History is a free web-based program produced by Ancestry.com. It is designed to teach students about the concepts of change and diversity – of backgrounds, in family structures, and the many economic, political and social circumstances in both our distant and more recent history that have contributed to who we are today Read More