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Marjorie Doreen Cooper

Mosman Memories

  I started Killarney School in 1902 when I was five years old and finished three years later at aged eight years. I lived at the head of Mosman Bay and walked by bush track or perhaps a dirt road to Killarney, up what is now Harbour Street. I was given a penny to catch […]

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TheSurrey

Tom White Melville Winder

by RB Winder and RH Prentice [Editor: This article was originally published in three parts in HAFS Journals Vol 1 No 2,  Vol 1 No 3 and Vol 1 No 4. Researchers should cite the Journal reference rather than this web page.] Part 1 – The Voyages of 1814-1817 Birth and Background The birth and family background […]

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Eliza Sophia Pilcher Hungerford

The Pilcher and Hungerford Connection

by Ann Ashby [Great-great-granddaughter of Henry Incledon Pilcher] [Editor: This article was first published in HAFS Journal Vol 1 No 3, May 1992.] On 1 February 1854 Septimus Hungerford [E.7], seventh son of Captain Emanuel Hungerford and his wife Catherine Loane, married Eliza Sophia Pilcher, eldest child of Henry Incledon Pilcher and his wife Eliza […]

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Hungerfords and Bridges: Family Connections

by Alfred Bridge Watts [Editor: This article was originally published in HAFS Journal Vol 1 No 2 Nov 1991. Among the pioneer wine growing families around the Cessnock-Polkobin-Allandale-Branxton area, one will find, among others, the names of Drayton, Chick, Goodwin, and of course Hungerford – as one will know from reading Mines, Wines and People: […]

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William Jacob Watriama

William Jacob Watriama (1880-1925)

As you know we are always researching and updating our family information. Just recently we found another name to add to our list. William Jacob Watriama [L.VIII.iii.7.1a=] was born in 1880, in the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia and eventually arrived in Australia in about 1891.  Throughout his life he fought to end French rule over […]

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Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

Margaret Wolfe Argles Hungerford

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder … is a quote that is well known to all of us and was originally penned by Margaret Wolfe Argles Hungerford [H.2a=] (born 27 April 1859) in her book Molly Bawn, the story of a flirtatious and petulant Irish girl, who arouses her lover’s jealousy and naively ignores social […]

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Pheobe Lane

Phoebe Lane Wins Business Award

Australia’s best established and  up-and-coming businesses were recognised at the prestigious Optus My Business Awards held on Friday night, 10 November 2017. Some 150 finalists were vying to be named the best of the best across 28 categories. One of our Hungerford family PKL Recruitment won the Workplace of the Year category. (more…)

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The New Zealand Tyrrell Family

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Kelman and the Care of the Vine

By Betty Crowley Editor: This article was first published in HAFS Journal Vol 8 No 1 May 2005 A cork pops and the bottle tilts for a Tyrrell, Lindeman or Drayton, but decades have passed since wine from a Kelman label flowed. After the centenary celebrations of Kirkton in 1930 it became a name seldom […]

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Portrait of Catherine Hungerford

Catherine Hungerford [E.10]

Catherine Hungerford – The Tenth Child of Emanuel and Catherine Catherine Hungerford [E.10] was born on 14 January 1834, Farley, West Maitland, NSW, and baptised on 27 January 1834. She was the tenth child of Emanuel Hungerford (E) and Catherine Loane (L.I.ii). (more…)

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Ann Winder 1857-1929

The Winder Family [W]

Tom White Melville Winder was, according to family tradition since his children’s lifetimes, the son of Arthur Wesley, later known as Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, and Lady Mary Melville. (There is no Lady Mary Melville recorded in the period, however Elizabeth Rennie, wife of Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, divorced her husband in 1779, […]

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Townsend James William Hungerford [T]

Townsend James William Hungerford, born 18 June 1815, Bombay, India, the son of an Attorney in India, John Townsend Hungerford (1766–1816) and his wife Mary Ann Payne (1778–1842). He married Harriet Georgina Willoughby, 28 July 1855, Simla, Madras, India. He received his first commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the Bengal Artillery, 10 December 1830. He rose to the […]

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Jane Hungerford – The Helsham Family [S.v]

Jane Hungerford was born c1829, Rosscarbery, Co Cork, Ireland, the daughter of Thomas John Hungerford of Rose Bank, Co Cork, Ireland, and his wife Catherine (‘Kate’), formerly Masters. Her parents were married in 1824, Co Cork, Ireland. After her father’s death, Jane and her mother Kate travelled to Victoria, sailing from Gravesend on 22 May 1857 […]

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Sarah Lavinia Hungerford [S.iv]

Sarah Lavinia Hungerford was born in Co Cork, Ireland c1843. She is probably the Sarah Hungerford, a domestic servant, who arrived in Melbourne, Vic, aboard the Whitestar, 15 September 1864. She is believed to have married Arthur Edward Williams, between 1865 and 1888, Melbourne, Vic. Arthur died 23 January 1908, Bournemouth, Dorset, England. On Arthur’s second […]

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Richard Hungerford [R]

Richard Hungerford was born 1776 as the only child of the Reverend Richard Hungerford (d1782) and his wife Mary Hungerford, and grandson both of Richard Hungerford of Foxhall & The Island by his second marriage to his cousin Mary Hungerford, and of Thomas Hungerford of Cahirmore by his wife Sarah Boisseau. He was thereby descended […]

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Richard Becher Hungerford [S.i.6b]

Richard Becher Hungerford [SH121] was born 21 June 1879, Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland, baptised 24 July 1879 in the Parish of Clontarf. Richard died 3 November 1932, St Luke’s Hospital, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW. He married Lilian Irene Bell, 12 August 1903, West Ham, England. Lilian died 2 September 1910, Sydney, NSW, and is buried in Waverley Cemetery, Bronte, NSW. They […]

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The Loane Family [L]

The Loane family of Bandon, Co Cork, Ireland, was associated with the Hungerfords of Australia and New Zealand through the marriage of Catherine Loane with Emanuel Hungerford (E) in 1813. It was very likely that the presence of several of the Loane family in the Australian colonies led to the decision of Emanuel and Catherine […]

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