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Peter Webster MASON

A further confirmation of the details and death of my 3rd great-grandfather, Peter Webster MASON, was found this week by his great-great-grandson Steve Wakely. Thanks Steve. (1892, April 4). The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 – 1918), p. 2. from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article174510836 Advertisements

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A nasty experience for young Elizabeth Mason of Myer’s Creek

Elizabeth MASON was born about 1845 in Cupar, Fife, Scotland. She was the second eldest daughter of my 3rd great grandparents, Peter Webster MASON and Margaret Leslie nee CARSTAIRS. Peter and Margaret Mason sailed from Plymouth, UK aboard  the “Cheapside”  on the 21st of May 1848. They reached Port Phillip on the 18th of August …

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Sepia Saturday 253: Three Miners ….. and more

Three of my great great grand uncles, Michael, Thomas and William Kelly, were miners. They were brothers of my great great grandmother, Alice Morgan nee Kelly (1834-1904) Their parents were Cornelius Kelly and Mary Moloughney of Dualla, Tipperary, Ireland. Michael was born there in 1836, Thomas in 1843 and William in 1846. Michael went to …

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Private Edward James King (Edmund James AhKing)

Born Edmund James AhKing in 1889 at Wirrumbirchip, (now known as Birchip) Victoria, Australia. The seventh of eleven children (fourth son) of Thomas AhKing and Euphemia Mason. He married Caroline nee Penny in 1911.  They had no children Private Edward James King, of Warracknabeal, Vic enlisted in the 22nd Battalion on 1 March 1915 and was killed in …

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