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Irish Women in the Australian Colonies

Our Adams-Weatherstone family is descended from Bridget Weatherstone nee Doherty  of Ireland, and likewise the Barden-McCosker descendants of Jane Power nee Byrne and Ellen McCusker nee McAlinna also have Irish heritage. Although Bridget, Jane and Ellen arrived as assisted immigrants … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Goondiwindi Cemetery – September 2013

There are a few Adams Family members buried at Goondiwindi Cemetery as well as a couple of Bardens who are family connections of Ross Adams. There may be more Adams Family members buried at Goondiwindi, but below are the ones that … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Boggabilla Cemetery – September 2013

On our way back from Cape York in 2013 we visited Dad’s cousin Doug Adams and his wife Carol – it was really nice to meet family members last seen years ago. We also visited the Boggabilla Cemetery where some … Continue reading

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Cousins Uncles Aunties – Memories and Stories from the Macintyre

There seems to be quite a few stories from up around Boggabilla and Goondiwindi which sometimes get shared at family gatherings or during long family phone chats.  Of days long gone by and some more recent ones too. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Grandfather Arthur Adams Shearers Biscuits

In July 2013 on our way up to Cape York, we visited Brenda, daughter  of Tess Adams and cousin of my father Ross Adams. It was from Brenda that I first learned of the sad story of how Matilda Adams … Continue reading

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Travels to Boggabilla and Goondiwindi

Having grown up in Thirroul, north of Wollongong in the Illawarra, it always seemed that Boggabilla and Goondiwindi were so very far away. We had family visits there in 1964 and 1968. Then in 1973 and 2013 I visited there … Continue reading

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