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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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A Quarry of Eulogies

Why a “quarry”? As far as I can find, there is no collective noun for a group of eulogies such as this, so I decided that “quarry” reflected the often rich resource available in eulogies written about our family members, deceased or not. The Hungerford family in Australia has had many notable members and their […]

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Hesba Fay Brinsmead

Hesba Fay Brinsmead – Eulogy

  A Life Sketch Hesba (‘Pixie’) Hungerford Hesba Fay Brinsmead HESBA HUNGERFORD, or ‘Pixie’ as she was known, was born in Bilpin, NSW on 15 March 1922. Despite having had little formal education she became a governess and school teacher. She married Reg Brinsmead in Melbourne on 13 February 1943 and accompanied him to Wycheproof […]

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2019 Annual General Meeting

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Janet Doreen Kentish

Janet Doreen Kentish – Eulogy

A Eulogy A Wonderful Mother: Janet Doreen Kentish (née Cooper) 7 December 1926 to 28 September 2017 Our wonderful mother Janet (‘Blinkie’ , ‘Jannie’) was a wonderfully caring person to us, her extended family and her many precious and valued friends. A fabulous mother. There are four of us: me, Wendy, David and Nigel. Mum […]

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Bruce Leslie Gladstone Cooper – Eulogy

A Service of Thanksgiving For the Life of Bruce Leslie Gladstone Cooper 27 October 1923 – 20 October 2004 Shore Chapel, Blue Street, North Sydney 4.00 pm – 27 October 2004 Reverend Matthew Pickering – School Chaplain Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!  ~ Lydia M Child, Philothea: […]

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Truxton Leslie Cooper

Truxton Leslie Cooper – Eulogy

  Eulogy Truxton Leslie Cooper 14 April 1921 – 20 March 2007 Whilst going through Dad’s computer records I found that he had started recording some memories of his life. I’d like to start off today by reading you some extracts from this. The earliest part of my life that I can remember is when […]

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Ian Truxton Cooper

Ian Truxton Cooper – Eulogy

A Tribute Ian Truxton Cooper 10 February 1955 – 12 November 2017 I would like to thank everyone for coming to help us celebrate Ian’s life, especially those of you that have travelled great distances. I would also like to thank you all for your support during Ian’s illness, especially from his local friends. This […]

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Marjorie Doreen Cooper

Marjorie Doreen Cooper – Eulogy

Tribute Marjorie Doreen Cooper 17 April 1897 – 26 December 1995 I have been asked by my Aunt Janet, my Uncle Truxton and my Father Bruce to speak on their behalf today in relation to their mother Marjorie. I thank them for that honour.  Of course, I speak on their behalf, but I trust with their […]

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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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Portrait of Catherine Loane

DNA – Following the Mothers

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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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Title Page to the Index of Persons and Places in Hungerfordiana

“Hungerfordiana” – Index of Persons

This is a transcription of the Rev JE Jackson’s Index of Persons for Hungerfordiana (or The Memoirs of the Family of Hungerford  by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, bart, 1823). HAFS Resources holds five copies of Hungerfordiana for interested researchers. See also the Index of Places.         A’Court 34,133 Adkins 27 (note), 38 Amicus amicissiimus […]

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Title Page to the Index of Persons and Places in Hungerfordiana

“Hungerfordiana” – Index of Places

This is a transcription of the Rev JE Jackson’s Index of Places for Hungerfordiana (or The Memoirs of the Family of Hungerford  by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, bart, 1823). HAFS Resources holds five copies of Hungerfordiana for interested researchers. See also the Index of Persons.           Aldermaston 16 Alderton 15 Anne’s, St., Farley […]

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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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A Hungerford Letter (1848) – Annie Hungerford to Septimus Hungerford

Introduction by Charles Sherlock The letter transliterated below was written in 1848 by Annie Hungerford [E.8], Septimus’ [E.7] sister. It is signed by both Annie and Mrs Catherine Hungerford, their mother, so it is possible that either wrote it, but the references to Mama must mean it is Annie’s work, since Catherine’s mother was long […]

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