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Legal Battle – Adams v Adams

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I recenlty published this post on my Blogger platform for a 52 ancestors challenge as “A Tough Woman” but it fitted this Sepia Saturday theme so am reposting it here. In Trove I found many years of newspaper articles telling of legal battle of my great grandparents to force my great grandfather to pay child maintenance …

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Sepia Saturday 261 – Out of the Ordinary

William Finlay FLEMING  An association with impressive facial hair and medically out of the ordinary immediately brought to mind my maternal great great grandfather, William Findlay FLEMING.  Myself and a few of our family members have researched his life and even though he initially seemed to be a medical marvel living to such a ripe old age we are now all …

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Sepia Saturday 252: A different type of cruise

In keeping with the 100th anniversary of ANZACS leaving Australian shores my Sepia Saturday post is about a different type of cruise on which so many of my ancestors sons and brothers embarked. In this post I have mentioned just a few. My paternal grandmother’s brother in law, Bertie Crowl, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on …

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