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May Family Notices

The Ford at the River Lett on the Gap Road, Lithgow – Photo by H Mellor

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 27 March 2023

Happy Birthday

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

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April Family Notices

St Johns Church Parramatta c1853

St Johns Church Parramatta c1853

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 27 March 2023

Happy Birthday

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

Animated happy birthday baloons

13th Apr: Jayden,

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March Family Notices

Panoramic view of the Kent Brewery in Sydney

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 27 March 2023

Animated happy birthday baloonsHappy Birthday

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

Born in Castle Hill on 1st Mar: 

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February Family Notices

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

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

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 31 January 2022

Animated happy birthday baloons Happy Birthday

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

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Posted in Birthdays, Births, Deaths, Family Notices, In Memoriam, Marriages, Obituary


James William Clingan – ANZAC

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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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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Posted in Ancestor comments


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Posted in General Information


Desperate Times & Erikson

Children's Court, Albion Street, Sydney

You Have requested more information about the incidence of personal conflict and the desperate times experienced in human relationships. It is hoped that this post may answer your queries. Initially, this post identifies the problems and causes of domestic violence and desertion. Erik Erikson provides a theory about the ways we can avoid the incidence of conflict in personal relationships.

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Nesbitt Black – ANZAC

Nesbitt Black died 23 July 1916

When Nesbitt was born in October 1894 in Alstonville, New South Wales, his father, William, was 26 and his mother, Sarah, was 24. He had six brothers and three sisters. He died on 23 July 1916, in Pozières, Picardie, France, at the age of 21.

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Alexander Stanley Clingan – ANZAC

Alick Clingan died 19 July 1916

When Alick Clingan was born on the 28th November, 1893, in Waterloo, New South Wales, his father, William, was 42 and his mother, Ruth, was 39. He had three brothers and two sisters. He died on the 19th July 1916, in Fromelles,

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