Monthly Archives: July 2015

Famine in Ardrahan parish in Co Galway

Like many researchers I’ve been glued to the National Library of Ireland’s release of Catholic Parish registers this week. I am grateful and impressed they aren’t making any money out of it. Today I’ve been looking at the parish of … Continue reading

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Henley Beach Swimming Pool

This was an important part of my childhood. It was built out from the Esplanade onto the beach near the Henley jetty. Given it’s location, it’s not surprising that it was filled with seawater. It’s hard to imagine a pool … Continue reading

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