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Tyrrell Family Donation to Pokolbin Rural Fire Brigade

On Thursday afternoon, 8 April 2021, the Tyrrell family from Pokolbin were proud to present the Pokolbin Rural Fire Brigade with a donation of $5,000. This amount was generated from the proceeds from the sales of one only 2020 wines produced by the family. The 2020 grape crop across the Hunter Valley was largely lost […]

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Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting

Dear Member The Hungerford & Associated Families Society Inc’s Annual General Meeting will be held on 7 November 2020, however, this year the HAFS AGM will be different in two important respects (see earlier news about holding this AGM): Please login to continue reading. Not a member? Subscriptions support our research costs. Find out about […]

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Bushfire burning at Cadelgo, Berambing, 15 Dec 2019

Some Bushfire Stories

Bushfire burning at Cadelgo, Berambing, 15 Dec 2019 Over the last few months, we have had record-breaking drought, heat and bush fires – their intensity and spread worse than ever. In other areas, more recently, we have had extreme wind and hail. Unfortunately, some of our members and their close families have lost buildings, trees, […]

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Australian Christmas bush

Our Christmas Message 2019

As Christmas approaches, Australia (particularly Eastern Australia), is in the grip of severe drought and, more recently, extensive bushfires. We understand that this will be a sad Christmas for many of our family and offer our sympathies for what is really a devastating position for many of our country cousins. (more…)

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Hungerfords at Smithsonian June 2019

Hungerford Family in Washington, DC at the Smithsonian Institution

In June 2019, members of the Hungerford families from England and British Columbia, Canada made their way to Washington, DC to explore the famous Smithsonian Institution. The family trip was inspired by reading Heather Ewing’s book, The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian, published in 2007, which draws […]

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Participents in the working bee held in February 2019. L to R - Cate Rogers, Gregan McMahon, Lesley Abrahams, Brett Harvey, Leigh & Juliet Hart, Margaret McMahon, Geoff & Joy Hungerford and Pauline Tyrrell

First Working Bee in 2019

After a successful Committee Meeting on Saturday 9 February 2019 at Tyrrell’s Winery, a number of brave souls (Committee Members and volunteers) gathered at the Winery on Sunday under the leadership of Pauline Tyrrell [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] who had assembled a variety of tasks that needed to be completed to ensure HAFS resources and records are kept […]

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Exhibition room - Room for Mary Quant 1967

Marion Hall Best: INTERIORS – Tour Schedule

If you missed the Marion Hall Best exhibition while it was at the Sydney Museum, you can catch it at various regional museums in 2018 and 2019. Not only will you enjoy the exhibition, but also these interesting art centres and surrounding sights. Western Plains Cultural Centre 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo NSW 2830 Saturday 10 […]

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