THE BELLINGER IN THE NLA NEWSAPERS

THE family of the father of my children is a BRAITHWAITE as are they with a long history in BELLINGEN NSW.

So – tonight – some snippets from the NLA.

SHIPPING NEWS A STORM AT SEA

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article670437

The Maitland Mercury… Saturday 23 November 1844, page 3. News

 

THE SCHOONER BONNIE DUNDEE

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article680149

The Maitland Mercury… Wednesday 25 March 1846, page 2

MARTHA JULIAN AND HER PARENTS

FROM MARGARET BOOTH :

Martha Julian was born 10.2.1856 at North Kempsey she married Thomas Craig 25.7.1877 and she died 31.5.1932 and is buried at Frederickton Cemetery. Her parents were John Julian and Elizabeth Keast

Now how exciting is that ! Thanks Margaret.