Category Archives: Campbell

Orphan Annie

Yes, that’s right! Ann Green (Clinch-Campbell), my 2x great grandmother, was placed into Queen’s Orphanage on arrival to Tasmania, with her sister Matilda Green (Year-Gamfield) on the 6th July 1848. Ever since I found out last year that their father … Continue reading

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How to Claim a Convict by never giving up!

When I was blogging last year for the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, one of the challenge questions was, Who Would you Invite to Dinner? I wrote about my 2 x paternal great grandmother Ann Green. Her family had been … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #14 – The Gallipoli Fallen – Pte Augustus Campbell

During this Centenary of ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) 2014-2018, we remember those who fought and died either in Gallipoli or on the Western Front in France and Belgium. On the 25th April 2015 at Gallipoli, 620 Australians … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #8 Heirlooms

Heirlooms are often not necessarily a collection of individual items, but objects that have been used or lovingly made by a member of the family. e.g., Christening gowns, patchwork quilts and scrapbook albums. These are family heirlooms or memorabilia that … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #7 Zeno Campbell

I wonder about this weeks prompt “Valentine” and how it would fit with my great-grandmother’s youngest brother Zeno. Was he a romantic? Did he have a girlfriend at any time? Not a lot is known about him other than what … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #6 Keturah Campbell (1869-1942)

A favourite name, blog prompt for Week 6. I know we don’t have to follow these prompts, there are no rules, however, I find that they give me something to focus on and help me tidy up the information I … Continue reading

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