Ron Prentice

Ron Prentice –  by Peter Sherlock

Ron Prentice was the driving force behind the foundation of HAFS. In September 1990, he gathered together about 20 descendants and researchers of the Hungerford family at his home in Mosman, leading to the creation of the Society. 

Just As It Happened

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Ridiculous Rhyme for Ron

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Eulogy for Ron Prentice, 12 October 2015

Thank you, Judy and John, for the opportunity to speak today. My name is David Hombsch, also known as Budgie. I am presently the Chief of Staff at Surveillance & Response Group and I have also been posted to No’s 10, 11 and 292SQN, Australia’s Maritime units. 

Acquiring the Jackson Papers

The Research Papers of Canon JE Jackson MA, FSA (relating to the Hungerford Family) Canon John Edward Jackson (1805-1891) was a renowned English historian and antiquary. He was trained for ordination and appointed as Curate of Farleigh Hungerford in 1834.  From his studies in local history, he developed an interest in the Hungerford Family which …

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HAFS Journal Vol 3 No 1 – May 1995

Contents: Hunting for Hungerford, by Betty Crowley; The Hungerford Bridge, by Ron Prentice; The Wellington Connection, Newth Family; “We Warn’t so Pertickler” – A Poem about the Church at Farleigh Hungerford, by Anon.; The Tomb of Lord Walter Hungerford KG in Salisbury Cathedral, by Canon Fletcher

HAFS Journal Vol 1 No 2 – Nov 1991

Contents Tom White Melville Winder: the Voyages of 1814-1817, by Bob Winder & Ron Prentice Archibald Wellesley (‘Wells’) Chapman: My Early Bush Experiences, with an Introduction by Judith Mary Wellesley Fitz-Henry, by Archibald Wellesley Chapman A Hungerford Letter (1848), Annie Hungerford to Septimus Hungerford, with an Introduction by Charles Sherlock Hungerfords & Bridges:  Family Connections, by Alfred …

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