Mary Plunkett – Continued

In my last post http://blog.kyliesgenes.com/2017/04/mary-plunkett-read-carefully/, I wrote about my 2x great grandmother Mary Plunkett.  The passenger list that I found is breaking down the brick wall which was Mary. Things I have found: Mary’s siblings – Ann, Luke, James, Susan, Rose, Catherine, Christopher Mary’s parents – Thomas Plunkett and Ann Daly Family possibly from County Cavan, … [Read more…]

Baptism Record

Whilst doing some research for someone else today I was thrilled to find this baptism record because it gave more clues than just the baptism and I haven’t seen one with this extra information before. On the second row from left to right it has the date of birth, 5 Feb 1865, date of baptism … [Read more…]

River Torrens In Flood

Not far from where I live in Felixstow, South Australia is the River Torrens.  I have always loved rivers and spent many hours watching the River Murray when I lived at Murray Bridge.  The recent flooding in South Australia has provided for some interesting viewing and photography.  I’m no great photographer and I use my … [Read more…]

Wheal Watkins

Wheal Watkins is an old lead and silver mine in the Adelaide Hills of South Australian near Glen Osmond.  I went to an open day on Sunday held by the Burnside Historical Society.  Dave Monceaux was the knowledgeable guide who gave us a surface tour.   You can go in a couple of metres to … [Read more…]