Category Archives: Campbell

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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52 Ancestors #5 Jessie Hypatia Campbell (1876-

At first, I didn’t think the 52 Ancestors prompt “In the Census” was going to fit my family story this week. However, on reflection, I realised, just because the census records here in Australia were never kept, well certainly not in … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #4 Alice Zenobia Campell (1870-1946) Part 2

Part 2 of the story of Alice Zenobia Campbell. Zenobia married Charles Harry Norman Lymburner, in Adelaide, South Australia on 28th August 1893 at the age of 23. (well that’s the age I’ve calculated from her known birth to marriage date, … Continue reading

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