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Charles Gordon Parker

Charles Gordon PARKER My maternal grandmothers brother. 11 June 1900- 28 November 1938 Charles PARKER was the fourth son and seventh child to Thomas PARKER and Jane WILLIAMS. He is my grandmother's brother, my great uncle. I never met Charlies. Actually, I didn't even know of him until I began my family research. As usual,… Continue reading Charles Gordon Parker

Blogs, Family History

The Saga of the Parker Boys

Arthur John PARKER 1896-1946Eric PARKER1921-1996Arthur "Toss" PARKER1923-1942The Parker family who were all proud military men. I have been researching our family tree since 1981. As many family historians will know, you get a liking for certain ancestors, even though you have never known them in person. Well, these three lads are mine and their research… Continue reading The Saga of the Parker Boys

Blogs, Churches, Convict, Family History, New South Wales

Father Timothy McCarthy 1829-1879

The Priest and the Bushranger "Father Tim", Rev. Timothy McCarthy - a mighty hunter, for he hunted the soul of men By M.V. SHEEHAN. The glory of spring was sweeping over the little town of Ballinhassig, near the city of. Cork, in Ireland. In the garden of his home sat a handsome, strongly-built young mail… Continue reading Father Timothy McCarthy 1829-1879