Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Charles Nightingale Adams

Charles Nightingale Adams was born in 1890 in Balmain NSW Australia and died on the 26 Feb 1944 in Wellington, New Zealand. He was the fourth son of Edward Adams and Selina Rose nee Clifton who moved from Sydney Australia to New Zealand about 1905.   Charles married Alice Maud Southwood Pinhey on the 5th of February 1917. Just over a month before his marriage …

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Wordless Wednesday

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William Forsyth – New Zealand Army WW1

William James Forsyth was born on the 16th of August 1888 at Coutts Island, Canterbury, New Zealand. He was my Great Grand Uncle, the second youngest son of my great great grandparents, Robert and Jessie Forsyth (nee Farquhar). We are yet to find out when and where he died. William enlisted in the Auckland Military Rifles …

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Maurice Harrison 14 Battalion A.l.F.

A part of my tributes to our family’s soldiers this post is dedicated to Maurice Harrison. It comes courtesy of his great grand nephew, Gary Patton and fellow Harrison family researchers. Thanks Gary for allowing me to share this information.  Maurice’s relationship to me is first cousin 3 x removed. His parents were George Harrison and Ann Ansell …

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Wordless Wednesday

A photo from my Nan’s album.  

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Heartbleed Security Update

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Last week, a very serious bug in OpenSSL was disclosed.  OpenSSL, a set of open source tools to handle secure communication, is used by most Internet websites.  This bug, nicknamed Heartbleed, allowed an attacker to read sensitive information from vulnerable servers and possibly steal things like passwords, cookies,…

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New Zealand street photo

Recently Su from “Shaking the Tree” blog did a “Wordless Wednesday” post that street photography was alive and well in New Zealand too.  “Wordless Wednesday” is a blogging prompt from Geneabloggers. My post isn’t wordless but it made me remember my New Zealand Street photo of my maternal grandmother’s aunt, Emma Dorothea Davenport nee Hulme and her …

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