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Augustine & Wilcox Families

Con & George Augustine from Samos in Greece and Samuel Wilcox from Milfred Tavern, Wales. Combining the families in Australia.

Batchelor Family

The story of the family and descendants of James Cunningham BATCHELOR, who settled in the region Coolongolook River in NSW

Brown (nee Taylor), Elizabeth

1835-1915. Elizabeth was one of the early settlers of the Albury, NSW region and was midwife to the population for over 50 years.

Brown, Kevin James

1928-1997. Kevin was a descendant of one of the first families to settle in Albury, NSW.

Brown, Robert

Original European settler of Albury, NSW

Browne, Samuel

Irish convict transported to Australia on board the Lord Sidmouth on it's second voyage to Australia in 1820/21

Chapman, Abraham

17 July 1798-3 May 1874

Cooper, Robert

Pioneer of Burrill Lake, Ulladulla, NSW. 1830 - 1910

Darke, Sarah

1777 - 13 July 1828 - Convict transportee per Indispensible

Davis, William

2nd Fleet Convict, NSW Corpsman, Farmer. Also includes convicts John Carpenter, William Matthews

Hall, George Wilson

1836-1916. Journalist, Politician, unionist - He was instrumental in founding the Australian Trades Council

Hume, Hamilton.

Explorer and Pastoralist

Kirkpatrick, John Simpson

Better known as Simpson from the Gallipoli campaign who rescued injured soldiers with the help of a donkey.

Lyle, Thomas

A contemporary account of the journey of the ship Nepaul from England to Port Philip in 1852

Matthews, Albert Edward (Ted)

Ted Matthews was the last survivor of the first Australian contingent that landed at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915. Also one of the last to leave Ted lived to the age of 101 years - dying in 1998.

Maudsley, Richard

14 December 1822 - 9 January, 1920 - Cotton Farmer in South East Queensland

Morton/Moughtin, Robert

1800-1872. Emigrated to Australia from the Isle of Man in 1832. He was a Tailor at Parramatta, NSW

Phillips, Henry

1823-1913. Pioneer of the canberra region Henry was Postmaster at Urriarra for many years

Pugh, Charlotte

Daughter of First Fleet convicts Edward Pugh and Hannah Smith

Pugh, Edward

First Fleet convict - also includes details of First Fleeters Elizabeth Parker and Hannah Smith

Salisbury Letters

Two letters written by Robert J Salisbury to his father in the 1870's. NOTE: this is a large page

Schintler, Christian

German immigrant of the 1850's who settled in Adelong, NSW

Snowden, Andrew

Convict transportee per Pitt in 1791

Sullivan Family

James and Bridget Sullivan (nee Whelan) - Convict transportees who moved to to San Francisco from Sydney in about 1850

Taylor, James William

11 October 1829 - 21 May 1918

Thomas, Elijah

Melbourne business of the early 20th Century

Townsend's Tale

An account of the voyage of the York from Gravesend to New South Wales, via Rio de Janeiro

JC Williamson & Maggie Moore

Actors of renown - Owners of the Theatre Royal and Princess Theatre in Melbourne and the Sydney Theatre Royal and Adelaide Theatre Royal

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Last modified: 06 January 2008