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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Hungerford Coat of Arms

Index of Places ~ “Hungerfordiana”

Index of Persons and Places mentioned in Sir RC Hoare’s Hungerfordiana made by the Rev JE Jackson, MA 1846   Index of Places   Aldermaston 16 Alderton 15 Anne’s, St., Farley 35, 39 Ashton Keynes 26, 40 Ball’s Court 105 Barrington 27 Barrow, Somerset 46, 90 Baston 114 Bath 54, 134, 139 Batsborough 140 Bedwyn […]

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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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Tyrrell's Vineyards - The Old Patch

A Beautiful Bouquet – Or Just a Good Nose?

The bouquet of a wine is considerably more complex (to humans at least) than the flavour because our taste buds are limited to the basic flavours being sourness, bitterness, saltiness, sweetness and savouriness. Hence the aroma of wines sniffed before tasting will enhance the flavour and the enjoyment of the wine. (more…)

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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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Hungerford Market from Hungerford Bridge 1850

Hungerford Market – An update courtesy of Network Rail (UK)

The internet has certainly changed the way we can find and access information and is a constant and ever changing source for researchers in many fields – including historical societies. Pauline Tyrrell [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] found this interesting “update” about the Hungerford Market and its eventual demise to become Charing Cross Station. Network Rail (UK) has started […]

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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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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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2019 Annual General Meeting

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AwardsHonours

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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Exhibition room - Room for Mary Quant 1967

Marion Hall Best: INTERIORS – Tour Schedule

If you missed the Marion Hall Best exhibition while it was at the Sydney Museum, you can catch it various regional museums in 2018 and 2019. Not only will you enjoy the exhibition, but also these interesting art centres and surrounding sights. Western Plains Cultural Centre 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo NSW 2830 Saturday 10 March […]

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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, Septimus’ 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 dead in […]

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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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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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