Category Archives: Delisser
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
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
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.
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
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