[LINK] Trove

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Jul 5 09:13:37 AEST 2012

Antony Broughton Barry wrote:
> On 04/07/2012, at 5:33 PM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> For some searches I go to Trove rather than Google.
>> Check  it out at http://trove.nla.gov.au/
> I have found many entries for my grandparents and parents and even 
> mentions of myself as a child much to my complete surprise.
> I have memories of being driven to Collaroy beach  when I was four 
> (1945) when staying with my  great aunt and uncles place early one 
> morning to check their shop on Collaroy beach after a storm (first 
> pharmacy north of Manly). The waves had washed over the beach and across 
> Pittwater road leaving seaweed there way past the beach. Their shop was 
> badly undermined and houses to the north were swept away and still, to 
> this day, never replaced. Recently on trove I was flabbergasted to find 
> that my second wife and her parents had been in one of the houses lost 
> to the sea. Perhaps we had met as children on the beach rather than 
> later in Canberra about 1966. I got to correct the errors in the OCR 
> transcription which to me are important, and to  most people irrelevant, 
> but to my descendants no doubt of interest. My eldest son at 49 still 
> plays rugby for the Collaroy golden oldies.
> Tony

One of the other features in Trove, is the ability to add a comment to an

They are also archiving websites - which I guess means they have a copy of 
the Link archive - though I don't think it comes up in searches.

Marghanita da Cruz
Ramin Communications (Sydney)
Website: http://ramin.com.au
Phone:(+612) 0414-869202

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