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Hungerford Coat of Arms

Index of Persons ~ “Hungerfordiana”

Index of Persons and Places mentioned in Sir RC Hoare’s Hungerfordiana made by the Rev JE Jackson, MA 1846   Index of Persons A’Court 34,133 Adkins 27 (note), 38 Amicus amicissiimus 12, 112 Arundell 104 Ashmole 69-70, 103 Atkyns (Hist. of Gloucester) 103 Attye 20 Aubrey, Mrs J 140 Baker, Mary 13 Baker, Thos 13 […]

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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 – a quote that is well known to all of us, was originally penned by Margaret Wolfe Argles Hungerford [H.2a=].  Shortly after Margret’s death in 1897, her husband, Thomas Henry Hungerford [H.2a], wrote a moving letter to his sister Alys Hungerford [H.1a] in Australia: see HAFS Journal […]

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Poppies knitted by Lesley Abrahams

Lest We Forget

On the 100th anniversary of the end of The Great War, let us take a moment to remember those members of the Hungerford family who gave their lives. For additional information about members of the Hungerford family in The Great War, see: World War 1 and the Extended Hungerford Family.  

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Our President hard at work at one of our working bees

HAFS Resources

Members may not be aware that we have a significant volume of printed resources available for members’ use and research, housed at Tyrrell’s Vineyard, Pokolbin in an area of the Winery which HAFS is able to use for this purpose, thanks to the Tyrrell Family’s generosity.  Apart from books and other written and visual materials, […]

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Acquiring the Jackson Papers

The Research Papers of Canon JE Jackson MA, FSA (relating to the Hungerford Family) Canon John Edward Jackson (1805-1891) was a renowned English historian and antiquary. He was trained for ordination and appointed as Curate of Farleigh Hungerford in 1834.  From his studies in local history, he developed an interest in the Hungerford Family which […]

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Rev JE Jackson 1865

Introduction to the Jackson Papers

by the Rev JE Jackson & transcribed by Peter Sherlock In the year 1832, having never before been in the West of England, I went to reside at Farley Castle near Bath as companion to my elder brother, then Curate of the Parish.  In 1832, I was ordained to the Curacy and resided at the […]

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List of Awards and Honours

To search for a person, enter a surname and/or first name into the table search box and see who you find. To sort the table by a column, click on the column label. If you sort the table by code, the codes will be sorted in alpha-numeric order.. If you believe someone has been omitted (purely […]

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Margaret McMahon

Tree Change

Margaret McMahon [E.6.12a.1b.5c=] was born in 1940 in Sydney. She followed her father into the legal profession and married Gregan McMahon [E.6.12a.1b.5c], also a solicitor. Together they established a successful legal practice in Paddington. In 1973 Margaret and Gregan and two small children, following what Margaret believed was an “instinctive migratory urge”, sold their business and […]

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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 was born 14 January 1834, Farley, West Maitland, NSW, and baptised 27 January 1834. She was the tenth child of Emanuel Hungerford (E) and Catherine Loane (L.I.ii). (more…)

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