If you haven’t read the original post, you can find it here : Who’s Your Daddy? What I had discovered about the mother of my great-great-great grandfather Joseph ANDERSON had undoubtedly left me baffled. Since writing the first post, I went back to conduct more thorough research about the family unit my 3x great grandfatherContinue reading “Update on ‘Who’s Your Daddy?’”
It was on the 7th of August, 1915, when Trooper No.962 Donald Shapley McLean lost his life at the young age of 29. Only a few days earlier, he had arrived in Gallipoli after campaigning in Cairo, Egypt with the 10th Australian Light Horse Brigade, 5th Reinforcements. Donald had been raised in a Presbyterian family,Continue reading “Mistaken Identity: An ANZAC Story”
George Brand was the first ancestor I felt a connection to. Discovering this exciting ancestor at the beginning of my teenage years, I felt captivated by his convict history and story. He is also the ancestor who has led me to the most amount of issues, and if you want to learn about the brickContinue reading “Is this George Brand?”
Thanks to OnePlaceStudies for this April #OnePlacePubs prompt. Readers please be aware that the newspaper articles contain offensive terms to Indigenous Australians. The Yuin Club Hotel was the only one of its kind for miles. With the nearest towns and their respective pubs being about 60 miles away, the Yuin Club Hotel served as aContinue reading “A Pub at Yuin Reef”
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