Category Archives: Delisser

Minor Detail – Big Results

30 years ago, researching your family history was all about writing letters, reading how-to books, talking with other genealogists at group meetings, driving to the city 5 hours away to spend the weekend in the State Record Office and Library, … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Census

Tuesday 9th August 2016 is census day. On this day we are all required to fill in a census form which is an official count of the population by the government. The questions tend to change from year to year. … Continue reading

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A Nullarbor Experience

One of my bucket list experiences had to be driving across the Nullarbor earlier this year, accomplished in style in a 20ft caravan with a full ensuite. And what an experience it was. Many people were willing to tell us … Continue reading

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An Appalling Death

My last blog showed that two of Adam Lymburner’s siblings died within 4 days of each other and we also learnt from the blog on their father Alexander Delisser, that the two children were buried in Florence, Italy. However, during my … Continue reading

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The loss of two siblings

We read in the previous blog of Alexander Delisser, that two of his children, Ellis William and Adelaide Anna, are also buried in the cemetery in Florence, Italy. Ellis William Delisser was born to Alexander Delisser and Deborah Crawford on the … Continue reading

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Alexander Delisser: c1796-1844

In the previous blog, we learnt about Adam Lymburner Delisser changing his name by deed poll to take on the name of Lymburner when he was only twelve years old. This entry will give you some back ground on Adam’s … Continue reading

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