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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

Animated happy birthday baloons Happy Birthday

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

Small icon picture of Dylan Miller Icon sized photo of Michelle Blackburn Small icon picture of Wendy Morris

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

Animated happy birthday baloons Happy Birthday

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

Animated happy birthday baloons Happy Birthday

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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Our Ancestors

Collage image showing some of our ancestors

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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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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June Family Notices

Early photogaph of Circular Quay

June Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 24 May 2019

Animated happy birthday baloons Happy Birthday

We celebrate the following June birthdays of Ron, Kevin and Dot.

Icon placeholder showing Ron Morris Placeholder Icon showing Kevin Morris Placeholder Icon showing Dorothy McFarlane

2nd June – Ron, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday.

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May Family Notices

Photo by H Mellor of the ford, River Lett, Gap Road, LithgowThe Ford, River Lett, Gap Road, Lithgow – Photo by H Mellor

May Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 25 April 2019

Happy Birthday

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

Animated happy birthday baloons

28th May: Colleen,

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James William Clingan

Awarded Military Medal in September 1918

When James William Clingan was born on 17th June 1894 in Nyngan, New South Wales, his father, James, was 24 and his mother, Amelia, was 17. He was married twice, first to Ruby May Ellick in 1915 in Sydney and then Ettie Amy Searle in 1935 in New South Wales.

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April Family Notices

St Johns Church Parramatta c1853St Johns Church Parramatta c1853

April Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 31 March 2019

Happy Birthday

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

Animated happy birthday baloons

13th Apr: Jayden,

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