The Kilpatrick Family of Dublin and the Cranwill Family of Ballycanew, Wexford, Ireland PART ONE

The Kilpatrick Family from Dublin and the Cranwill Family of Ballycanew, Wexford The Kilpatricks of Dublin, formerly Armagh, and the Cranwills of Dublin and Ballycanew, Wexford, have without a doubt been the most pleasurable and successful areas of my Irish family research. My paternal Grandmother Mabel Jackson Wise’s mother was named Agnes Amelia Kilpatrick. This information I discovered on Mabel’s birth record. I had never heard of Agnes, the wife of George Edwin Wise, however her oval photographic portrait and

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Kidd Family

JAMES KIDD OF FIFESHIRE, SCOTLAND AND SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES I hope this factual account about finding James Kidd’s grave inspires others to locate their ancestors amongst the historic graves of Camperdown Cemetery. In writing the story about James Kidd’s life, I realised that I needed to delve deeper into his past, find out who his parents were, where he came from and how he came to be transported to Australia. In this quest I have uncovered a proud Australian.

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Robson Family History

The Robson Family of Wallsend and Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, and Newcastle and Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Our Robson family were from Wallsend, Northumberland, a town 10 km east of Newcastle upon Tyne in northern England. This general area is where our family had probably lived for centuries. Border wars between Scotland and England would have occasionally disrupted their otherwise peaceful community. The Robson clan were convenient border hoppers, depending on where the war was being fought, they

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The Fuller Family of Shoreditch, London, England

THE FULLER FAMILY OF SHOREDITCH LONDON, ENGLAND   In my five years of research into the family history I have, in all branches of the family started off with no knowledge beyond my grandparents and no expectations of what I would find. Family history is the ultimate in pyramid building and, like every family researcher before me, I keyed in my own parents to start my family tree. This particular avenue opened up immediately two unrelated areas of research, and

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