ABORIGINAL MATTERS IN THE BELLINGER AND MACLEAY NLA 1800s

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article704109 A PETITION FROM SETTLERS OF THE MACLEAY The Maitland Mercury… Wednesday 4 April 1849, page 2     http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article680322 MURDERS BY THE BLACKS.- Intelligence was received yesterday, in Sydney, from the Bellinger River, dated the 17th inst. statingthat Daniel Devlin, His wife, and Dennis Cheyne, all living on John Robertson’s cedar cutting station, had … Continue reading ABORIGINAL MATTERS IN THE BELLINGER AND MACLEAY NLA 1800s

COMMENTS FROM OUT THERE

FROM THE PEOPLE __________________________________ MATERNAL LINEAGE. via JOYCE BELL.      REDFERN JAMES O’BRIEN Hi Lynne, oddly enough I recently posted a couple of blog posts about Little Young Street and the Greek Orthodox Church. http://jamesobrien.id.au/2009/12/06/little-young-street/ http://jamesobrien.id.au/2009/12/06/surry-hills-churches/ The church, by the way is in Walker Street, not Little Young Street. James _________________________________ ATLAS AND HERCULES BRIAN AHEARN … Continue reading COMMENTS FROM OUT THERE

COURTESY OF PHILLIP HURRELL

Philip Hurrell Spread the word Lynne….:-) There is another journal in the Canberra archives about the voyage but unreadable except for an entry in Feb 1853, "Mrs Hurrell died today", referring to Harriet Hurrell, John Hurrells first wife, whist in quarantine…. Philip Hurrell Hi Lynne, please find attached my hurrell research. I thought you might … Continue reading COURTESY OF PHILLIP HURRELL

ANCESTRY OF LYNNE SANDERS

ANCESTRY OF LYNNE SANDERS 1.    LYNNE SANDERS was born on Oct. 19, 1949 in SUMMER HILL, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. Father:    2.    BRUCE SANDERS . Mother:    3.    JOYCE BELL 2.    BRUCE SANDERS was born on Jun. 19, 1920 in SYDNEY AUSTRALIA and died on Jun. 8, 2005  in BELLINGEN NSW AUSTRALIA. He married JOYCE BELL on Oct. … Continue reading ANCESTRY OF LYNNE SANDERS

EUNGAI AND WARRELL CREEK. THANK YOU CATHY GAINGE.

Cathy Gainge From the Guardian News (Nambucca) : "Reflections on the early years at Eungai Creek The next meeting of Mary Boulton Pioneer Cottage and Museum committee will be held at 1.30pm on Saturday (12th) and will focus on Eungai and Warrell Creek. Guest speakers will be Bill and Marge Thomas and Edna Stride. Bill … Continue reading EUNGAI AND WARRELL CREEK. THANK YOU CATHY GAINGE.

GREVILLE’S PO DIRECTORY SUMMER ISLAND

GREVILLES SUMMER ISLAND Greville’s Post Office Directory 1872 SUMMER ISLAND Page 475 Distance 312 miles North of Sydney Mail closes at General Post Office Monday, Thursday 5.30 pm and steamer direct. Mail arrives at Post Town Saturday, Tuesday 11 am and steamer. Mail leaves for Sydney Thursday, Saturday 6 pm. and steamer direct. Mail arrives … Continue reading GREVILLE’S PO DIRECTORY SUMMER ISLAND

GREVILLES POST OFFICE DIRECTORY

FREDERICKTON 1872 Frederickton Page 184 Distance 301 miles North of Sydney Mail closes at General Post Office Monday, Thursday 5.30 p.m. and steamer direct Mail arrives at Post Town Saturday, Tuesday 7 a.m. and steamer Mail leaves for Sydney Thursday, Saturday 10 p.m. and steamer direct Mail arrives at Sydney Wednesday, Saturday mornings and steamer … Continue reading GREVILLES POST OFFICE DIRECTORY

COMMENTS FROM OUT THERE – IN DETAIL.

COMMENTS POSTED FROM READERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS AND CONNECTIONS. With substantial details and further questions. Further info would be greatly appreciated. MATERNAL LINEAGE. via JOYCE BELL. REDFERN JAMES O’BRIEN Hi Lynne, oddly enough I recently posted a couple of blog posts about Little Young Street and the Greek Orthodox Church. http://jamesobrien.id.au/2009/12/06/little-young-street/ http://jamesobrien.id.au/2009/12/06/surry-hills-churches/ The church, by … Continue reading COMMENTS FROM OUT THERE – IN DETAIL.

COMMENTS ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE AND FILLING IN GAPS.

I am bringing to the Posts some of the comments which Contributors have made. Some are seeking assistance and others have been generous in their provision of information and images. Comments are welcome. If you are able to assist, leave a message in the comment section and the Contributor will be able to follow through. … Continue reading COMMENTS ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE AND FILLING IN GAPS.

TRIAL BAY AND SOUTH WEST ROCKS

TRIAL BAY WAS built in a later period than what I’m usually looking at. The connection with South West Rocks was earlier for my direct family. I do however have documents and images from Jan Maurice and Sanders’ were out there as Boatsmen and running a boarding house as well as one lad being remembered … Continue reading TRIAL BAY AND SOUTH WEST ROCKS

MID NORTH COAST TRAVELS

FLAME TREES AND JACARANDAS BIG RIVERS CROWN MOTEL GRAFTON BELLINGER SHIRE COUNCIL AND MUSEUM While other elements of the family are travelling far and wide, we took a trip down the Mid North Coast. First stop was the CLARENCE , the huge river of which I have known so little till this year. I don’t … Continue reading MID NORTH COAST TRAVELS

GRANNY BELL: BORN ON THE MANNING RIVER IN 1859

3708/1878 BELLJOHN MARRIED MACNEILMARY AMANNING RIVER 3708/1878 BELLJOHN   MCNEILMARY AMANNING RIVER   Born at Taree on June 27 1859 she married John Bell in 1878 and from this union came a family of nine children : James, Norman, Anne, Janet, Mary, Roy, Elizabeth and William. Henry Flett (ca.1810-1877), was born at Caithness, Scotland and … Continue reading GRANNY BELL: BORN ON THE MANNING RIVER IN 1859