Our Ancestors

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Our Direct Ancestors

At least seven generations of ancestors from the Morris, Williamson, Cleary, Johnston, Randall, Irving, Fulbrook, Johnson, O’Neill and Clingan families are known. The Ancestral Fan Chart shown below excludes three generations who are still living,  but lists four generations from the early 1880’s to the late 1990’s.

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February Family Notices

Nurses and Doctors shown in early 1919 during the Spanish Influenza Outbreak in SydneyNurses and Doctors shown in early 1919 during the Spanish Influenza outbreak in Sydney

February Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 30 January 2020

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We celebrate the following February birthdays of family and close friends.

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23rd Feb: Alexander,

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January Family Notices

The First Fleet arrived at Botany Bay on 24 January 1788 and is shown entering Port Jackson two days later,

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 1 January 2020

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We celebrate the following January birthdays of family and close friends.

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11th Jan: Neil,

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December Family Notices

North Pole Express and Christmas Day

December Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 1 December 2018

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We celebrate the December birthdays of Catherine, Stephen Ron, Sophie, Rowan and Dawn.

Icon sized photo of Catherine Morris Icon sized photo of Stephen Morris Icon sized photo of Ron Morris Icon sized photo of Sophie MorrisSmall generic image of a manIcon sized photo of Dawn Jacques

1st Dec: Catherine,

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November Family Notices

View of Sydney in 1821

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 9 November 2019

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We celebrate the November birthdays of Stewart, Caitlin and Marita.

Stewart November Birthday Icon sized photo of Caitlin Rose Morris Marita November Birthday

16th Nov: Stewart, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday.

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October Family Notices

Header showing the Salvation Army on a street corner in Newtown NSWSalvation Army on a street corner at Newtown Bridge in New South Wales

October Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 30 September 2019

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We celebrate the October birthdays of Dylan, Michelle and Wendy.

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8th Oct: Dylan,

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September Family Notices

Photo of Martin Place, Sydney in September, showing stall vendors, old cars and many people going about their business.

September Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 1 September 2019

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We celebrate the following September birthdays.

Icon sized photo of Peter Morris who was born in September

3rd September

Peter, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday. Birthdays are a new start,

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August Family Notices

Photo of Sydney Opera House admired by passers by

August Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 1 August 2019

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We celebrate the following August birthdays of Marie and Christian.

Icon sized photo Marie Heckenberg taken in 1967

18th – Marie

Marie, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday.

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July Family Notices

Photograph of our backyard showing a clothesline full of snowClothesline Full of Snow

July Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 26 June 2019

News of Past Births

Our past significant events are remembered each month. We recall the July births of the following direct ancestors from Ron and Colleen’s family tree.

Animated stork delivering a baby representing birth 4th – Kate Fulbrook

On 4th July 1870,

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