Category Archives: Caddy

Home Among the Gum Trees

This Australia Day, I set myself a challenge to write a brief overview of my ancestors who made us who we are today, fair dinkum true-blue Aussies. Some came of their own accord, paying for their passage, while others were … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #50 – Naughty – Thomas Edward Caddy [1835-1908]

Well, we might like to think that our ancestors were all good and proper, but every now and then we find out something that has us going ooooh waaaah! That was naughty! Yes, my 2x great-grandfather Thomas Edward Caddy was … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #43 – Cause of Death

Now, this weeks prompt should be enough to make some of our family sit up and take notice and take better care of themselves. There are many and varied reasons as to why someone dies and often it can be … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #40 – Ten

There were several ways to use the prompt ten. My father was one of ten children, my grandfather was one of ten, including two step-sisters and I was just ten when my grandmother died. However, this newsletter will be about … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #30 – Colourful – 4 Generations of Colourful Weddings

Color or Colour? Well, being an Aussie, I say Colour! Sometimes prompts jumps out and I know who I’m going to write about, other times, I sit and ponder for a while, sometimes days, then the thoughts start accumulating in … Continue reading

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The Family of James Ryan Caddy [1859-1931]

The family group report of James Ryan Caddy and Anne Carson who arrived in Fremantle, July 1884 with their 6-month-old son, Thomas Hollingsworth Caddy. I understand that I have all my information on here, all I ask is that you … Continue reading

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