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Martyn Killion
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A broken promise You'll be familiar with William Thomas Bloxham,  our almost grandfather  and fiancee of our grandmother, Selina Louisa (Louie) Brodbeck, who was killed at Paschendale during the First World War. Today seems as good a day as any to publish t...

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Harold Cooper Nott
Today, 20 March, marks the birthday of our grandfather, Harold Cooper Nott. So, it seems appropriate to offer a blogpost in his honour. Harry Nott in 1920 Harry's childhood Harold was born on 20 March 1891 at 13 Cavendish Road, Brondesbury, a suburb in the ...

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The mysterious William Kay or Kirkpatrick
William Kay was the father of Ethel May Kay who married
George Killion. William’s origins are somewhat of a mystery! What do we know:                       William married Margaret Dietz on 4 April
1876 at Grafton NSW.           When his daughter, Ethel Kay...

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The German families of Barraba
So, I've just returned from a family history driving trip around New South Wales - and, yes, there was a lot of time in cemeteries! Of course, one of the places I visited was Barraba, the small town north-west of Tamworth where our grandmother, Selina Louis...

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Our almost grandfather - William Thomas Bloxham
So, having readers by the 'blogload' waiting for the next instalment, it seemed entirely appropriate to throw you all off the scent by blogging about a man to whom we were never related but whose life changed the course of the family's history. How was Will...

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Our almost grandfather - William Thomas Bloxham
So, having readers by the 'blogload' waiting for the next instalment, it seemed entirely appropriate to throw you all off the scent by blogging about a man to whom we were never related but whose life changed the course of the family's history. How was Will...

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