2019 Annual General Meeting

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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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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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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 … is a quote that is well known to all of us and was originally penned by Margaret Wolfe Argles Hungerford [H.2a=] (born 27 April 1859) in her book Molly Bawn, the story of a flirtatious and petulant Irish girl, who arouses her lover’s jealousy and naively ignores social […]

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James Kilpatrick with monkey 1921

Captain James Kilpatrick 1863-1936

Captain James Kilpatrick [E.6.7a=] was a mariner, rising from an apprentice able seaman (at the age of 14 and in square riggers) to captain (of steamers) in his career.  There is an excellent article on James Kilpatrick’s life in the Journal Vol 14 No 4 (November 2018). (more…)

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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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