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Any piece specifically describing either HAFS resources available to members or other useful sources of information for researchers

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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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Renewal Time 2019

Have you renewed your HAFS membership? Subscriptions run until 30 September each year. You can use the renewal form sent out with the last 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 us if you a […]

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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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Guidelines for Authors

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 […]

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List of Certificates and Transcripts

Members will have seen various Research Reports published in the HAFS Newsletter from time to time. Pauline Tyrrell  [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] and Brett Harvey [E.1.1a.15b.1c.1d.1e=] are regular visitors to the various State archives, Registers of Births, Death & Marriages and similar government departments to search, scan and gather these historical family records and then catalogue and file […]

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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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HMS "Challenger" firing at icebergs, 21 Feb 1874. Drawing by John Arthur

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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HAFS Journal Vol 13 No 3 – May 2016

Contents Hungerford Houses of Ashfield, byBrett Harvey; Listing of Hungerfords in the British House of Commons,  by Stanley Hungerford; William Peter Hungerford  (‘Bill’) – [E.6.2a.1b.2c], by Peter and Chris Hungerford; Merlin Herbert Hungerford [H.4a.5b / E.6.5a.5b], by Lesley Abrahams; Thiawanda, The Slopes, Kurrajong, NSW, by Antony Guy Hungerford. Editorial Houses in which a family lives for […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 13 No 2 – Nov 2015

Contents: Mary Kate Hungerford [E.6.12a] and Gregan McMahon, by Gregan McMahon. Houses of the Hunter Valley, by Brett Harvey and Pauline Tyrrell; Hungerford Heraldry (ctd) by Lesley Jane Abrahams.   Editorial: Rarely has an issue of the HAFS Journal had so many photographs and graphics. Many of the old photographs were printed in sepia, which comes across reasonably […]

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HAFS Journal Vol 13 No 1 – May 2015

Contents: Hungerford-French-Viking Connections, by Gavin Donald; Robert Ellington Greenwood [E.2.7a.7b], by Lesley Jane Abrahams; Hungerford Homes: Bramhall, by Brett Harvey; Owlpen – A Tale of Two Historic Homes, by Pauline Tyrrell; Alexander William Sheppard [L.XIV.ii.2.5a.3b=], by Angela Lind.   Editorial: Two significant themes run through most of the articles in this, the first issue of the thirteenth volume of […]

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