Category Archives: Delisser

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 #46 – Random Fact

In a previous newsletter, I wrote about Edmund Alexander Delisser, the surveyor who named the Nullarbor Plain. Following on from their time in South Australia, Edmund and Alfred were in Victoria and later followed their brother Adam Lymburner to Queensland. … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #45 – Bearded

When the prompt for this weeks 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks came through, I was immediately drawn to my bearded ancestors Edmund Alexander Delisser and his brother Alfred Delisser. Their older brother is my great-great-grandfather, Adam Lymburner. 

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52 Ancestors #44 – Frightening

I’m resurrecting a post from four years ago to use for the prompt “frightening”. On my father’s side of the family, through his mother Annie Cripps nee Lymburner, we have the surname of Delisser/ de Lisser. The story about how … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #37 – Closest to Your Birthday – Adam Lymburner Lymburner [1824-1893]

In all my writings over the past few years, it wasn’t until I was searching for whose birthday was closest to mine for the next blog prompt, that I realised I’ve not told the story fully about my 2nd great-grandfather … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #17 Cemetery – Alexander Delisser

Family history research can take you on some wonderful journeys as you try to piece together the jigsaw puzzles of one’s ancestry. There is one surname in our family that catches me side tracking to, all the time. That is … Continue reading

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