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Website Updates

The Index to HAFS Journals and Newsletters has been updated to include the 2020 publications. The List of Certificates and Transcripts has been further updated with the latest results of recent visits to the various State archives etc by Pauline Tyrrell  [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] and Brett Harvey [E.1.1a.15b.1c.1d.1e=].

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Membership Renewal Time 2020

Have you renewed your HAFS membership? Subscriptions run until 30 September each year. You can use this Membership Renewal form which will also be sent out with the next Newsletter, or simply pay online with a debit or credit card: go to My Membership, view your Subscriptions, then press Renew or Change Plan. Please contact us […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 15 No 3 – May 2020 – From circus life to Vietnam

Contents Editorial, Charles Sherlock; Dr Arndell Neil Lewis: Lawyer, Geologist, Politician, Academic and Author, by Brett Harvey; Our circus cousins: the St Leon family, by Lesley Abrahams; Field operations in Vietnam 1967-68, by John (Jack) Hungerford Duty as “Saigon Guard”, by John (Jack) Hungerford. Editorial Events of the past linger long in the memory, often […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 15 No 2 – November 2019 – Homes and Heroes

Contents Ballyrisode House, County Cork, Ireland a Hungerford home from 1895 to 1989, Lesley Abrahams; Fernhill House, Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland: a Hungerford home, Lesley Abrahams; Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert (1831–1905), Pauline Tyrrell; Gregan Thomas McMahon [E.6.12a] and the Sydney Repertory Theatre, Brett Harvey; ‘Island Boy’ – Sir Thomas Davis [L.VIII.iv.3.5a.2b], Gabrielle Buckley. Editorial […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 15 No 1 – May 2019 – People and Places

Contents Hesba Fay Brinsmead (nèe Hungerford): Memories of my aunt, Lesley Jane Abrahams; ‘Frozen In’ Antarctica: Spin a yarn, sailor! Garth Muirson; Hungerford Descendants: Awards, Part IX, Pauline Tyrrell; The Tale of Four Houses – Part 2 3/153a The Grove, Queen Street, Woollahra, Brett Harvey. Editorial Historical records are inevitably material objects. Some seem to […]

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HAFS FAQs

Here are some questions you might have…. How do I renew my membership if it has lapsed and I can’t login in to the website anymore? You can create a new membership with a new username online, or email our web administrator to get your membership extended briefly to allow you to log in and […]

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New Resources

We have recently added several new books to our Resource Collection, uploaded the last two Journals (for members only access)  and updated the Index to Journals & Newsletters.  If you’re working from a version of the index that you downloaded some time ago, you should refresh your copy.    HAFS Resources – a number of […]

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Quoted Searches – Exact Matches

Our search feature has recently been updated to support quoted searches or string searches. For example, typing “Mary Hungerford” in the search box (with the quote marks) will now give you results containing this exact string before items which might just contain Mary and Hungerford. Don’t be deterred if it highlights the separate words in […]

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HAFS Guidelines for Authors (2019)

General: Clear and accessible writing using good English is expected. As a rule, the Style Manual (Commonwealth Government, 6th ed 2002) is used to resolve issues regarding spelling, grammar or style. Correct spelling of names, nicknames and places is important so that identification is clear. Where a person is listed in Hungerfords Down Under, please […]

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List of Certificates and Transcripts

Members will have seen various Research Reports published in the HAFS Newsletters from time to time. The Research Reports are usually prepared by Pauline Tyrrell [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] and are tabled at Committee Meetings as part of the ongoing review of HAFS activities. Pauline and Brett Harvey [E.1.1a.15b.1c.1d.1e=] are regular visitors to the various State archives, Registers […]

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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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HAFS Journal Vol 14 No 4 – Nov 2018 – The many contexts of life’s journeys

Contents On the Death of Margaret Wolfe Argles Hungerford [H.2a=] The Water Colourist of Redcamp: Constance Evans (née Burton-Bradley), by D Evan Evans Frederick Richard Hungerford [E.6.6a] – loved brother, by Lesley Abrahams Hungerford Roots in Ireland: Rathbarry, Rosscarbery and Inchydoney Island, by Gavin Donald Rounding the Horn and More: James Kilpatrick, by Lesley Abrahams The Tale […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 14 No 3 – May 2018 – Engineering, music, travel and a claim undone

Contents Kenneth Stuart Hungerford [E.6.8a/H.1a=2]: Mining Engineer by Lesley Abrahams Woodlands, The Walk, 48 Moree Street, Gordon by Eve Hungerford An Accomplished Violinist: Bethany Eva Pascoe [E.6.8a=2] – Mrs KS Hungerford by Lesley Abrahams Tarisio, the Treasure Hunter by Eve Hungerford (footnotes by Lesley Abrahams) Did Captain Thomas Hungerford ever own Rathbarry Castle? by Anthony William […]

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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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Forums have started – try them out!

We have created a few forums to get you started.  (Yes, Latin students, the plural of forum is really fora, but in the web world it is usually forums.) They provide a place on our website for members only to easily ask questions, and share ideas and information. Any member can create a new topic […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 14 No 2 – Nov 2017 – Reading, seeing, visiting history

Contents: Australian poetess – Alys Hungerford [H.1a/E.6.8a=1], by Lesley Abrahams; A Journey to Baerami, by Brett Harvey; Sister Molly Hungerford FRC [E.1.1a.6b]: WWI Bluebird nurse in France, by Fred Ford; Richard (‘Rick’) Warren Hungerford Sr, by Richard Hungerford; The family of Lucinda Sarah Norcott, by Anthony William Ingarfield; Visions of fairyland: Herbert Swire’s watercolours [Willys […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 13 No 4 – Nov 2016

Contents A letter of farewell  – Arthur Martin, introduced by Gordon Douglas Hungerford; Deciphering the Heraldic Achievement of Sir Edward Hungerford (1596-1648), by Stanley Wayne Hungerford; What Mollie Did Next, by Gregan McMahon; An Incident Whilst on Patrol in Vietnam, by John (Jack) Hungerford; Meadowfield, formerly Bishopscourt, Armidale, NSW, by Brett Harvey. Editorial People who live at different […]

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