In 1970 Mrs D Baker of Carey Bay won a prize from The Women's Weekly for her household hint. We'd love to find Mrs Baker.
Saturday 18 November 2023
Thursday 31 August 2023
Thursday 22 June 2023
Wednesday 21 June 2023
The members of our group are getting organised for their fund-raising barbecue at Bunnings, Glendale on Sunday 25th June.
As we will be serving sausage sandwiches we searched Hunter area newspapers on Trove and found a few articles about the humble sausage.
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There was a swathe of articles published about butchers being fined for adulterated sausages but we are posting this cartoon instead.
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Thursday 18 May 2023
Sunday 12 March 2023
While the Newspapers on Trove provide a wealth of genealogical information the Government Gazettes there can also assist in locating your ancestors.
A simple search for the word Fennell returns some interesting information on Lake Mac People.
In 1883 a report of Arson at Alexander Miller's property.
In 1886 an application from J R Corden to mine under a road.
1953 Sequestration Orders for Colin Lewis formerly of Fennell Bay provides his address and business namae.
In 1897 Messrs Duncan and Smith were appointed as Trustees of a reserve at Fennell Bay
Among the properties listed for sale in 1934 by the Lake Macquarie Council were some at Fennell Bay. These auctions took place on a regular basis. These notices provide owners' names and addresses.
In 1966 John Leslie Chadbond of Fennell Bay was appointed as a clerk of the Peace.The notice confirms his address at the time. See: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article219981927
A 1967 Probate Notice for Nea Myee Eunice Sherlock confirms marital status, a date of death and residence.
1975 Letters of administration for Florence Dunn confirm her death and former residence.
Thursday 16 February 2023
MRS. J. H. SAGER, - Formerly Miss Margaret McAloney, of Bolton Point, whose marriage was celebrated at Teralba Methodist Church. 1937 ...
On Christmas Eve we reflect on times past. Several local events were reported in the news in days gone by. We found these on Trove . 1908 ...
On the third Saturday of the Month (except for December when it is the second Saturday of the month) The Lake Macquarie Family History Group...