Wet and soggy!
Hope you are all okay and have survived the Big Wet. Here are some snippets from journals received this year so far.
Best wishes to all.
MURRUMBIDGEE ANCESTOR Wagga Wagga FHS February 2022
The “Parkin” Lot….James Pakin [1800-1850 and Mary Lythgoe[1792-1866]….James and Mary had nine children born in Liverpool, England. ….they arrived in Sydney in 1849….James wrote a diary of this voyage out to Australia and a description of Sydney Harbour. Further stories of the children….
Morning Cards…a tale about William Lawrence who married Caroline Ann Hopkins in 1887. Interes
ting photos of mourning cards and grave stones…
The Bishop, the Cricketer and the Antarctic Explorer…. “Margaret Masterson was a convict who arrived in the colony of NSW in1818…convicted of passing forged notes….her two daughter accompanied her…she was listed as a washerwoman…Margaret married John Owen at St. John’s Church Parramatta. Her three grandsons made their mark as a Bishop, a Cricketer, and an Explorer….
The ARGYLE BULLETIN Goulburn Dist. H & G Society. February 2022
Hospital of St John of God…… in January 2022 the Bourke St Health Service(previously St. J9hn of God) was closed with all the lremaining patients move to the new Goulburn Base Hospital…..notes on the Official Opening….
Identities…. Henry Ayre……James Turner….J Turner and Sons ;Pty Ltd, commenced stone-masonary 100 years ago… Granny Berrell….The Fitzroy Brickworks….the brickworks that made the bricks for the Goulburn Gaol(18840, Courthouse(1886), several residences and businesses…
Cleveland FHS January 2022
Genealogical Research tips…..always consider: who is this data coming from? Are these sources reliable? Examine the source of detail….do other reliable sources confirm or agree with the information?
Genealogical Research Corner – Heraldry…..heraldic devices started in the 12th century.
Local Hero….William Wilson Clark….born in 1871, born to William shipyard worker…he was a school master who married Annie Sherwood…..he established the Carlton Camp for your kids….an outdoor centre for children’s development…
Keeping the Family Papers….John Jillson Fatherley….the Jillsons came from Robin Hood Bay in the Fylingdales parish…
From Fearby to Finland and further afied….John Edward Carter….tailor/soldier/rich man/poor man…..
The Allans and Havelock-Allans of Blackwell….the Brackwell estates passed to his son Sir Henry Spence Morton Havelock who died childless…..!!!
Looking Back – Whitby County/Grammar School
HINTS ON GENEALOGY
Start your research as soon as possible
Keep a Research Log
Back up your work
Use Source Citations for all your Facts
Don’t use other people’s trees as sources
Extract every bit of information from records