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The Thorn family of Ipswich, Queensland

June 2009Research Guide: Australia Research Guide: New Zealand New Holland to Australis First, Second and Third Fleet Ancestors The Explorer’s Soul The Dunera Boys Cowra The Thorn family of Ipswich, Queensland Gold, Glorious Gold! We Wuz Ten Pound Poms Click Go...

Aprons

February 2009The Textile Industry Hand Loom Weavers Concrete and Old Lace Ribbon Weaving The Tailor of Barlick Aprons Honiton Lace Imprisoned Tailor Linen Collar Cutters The Treasure Basket Jennie’s thread on aprons last July evoked many memories. A lot of us can...

Salamanca 1812

{xtypo_dropcap}M{/xtypo_dropcap}y great x2 grandfather, Giles Mead, was baptised in Newton St Loe, Somerset, on 11th March 1781, the second known son of John Mead, a labourer, and his wife Lucy (née Keynton), who had married on 20th July 1774. Giles’...