Tag Archives: Queensland

F/O Alvan Rodney Wecker (1919-1943)

  Every family has that someone special. The one who is held close to the family heart. The one whom stories are told about to generations of children. The one who was lost. The one who is always remembered. That … Continue reading

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Memories of Then

Out of all the Aussie songs I know, this is the one that most evokes “home” for me. My earliest years were spent growing up in North Queensland. I still have dreams of sugar cane fields standing tall, the sugar … Continue reading

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Grandpa, Qantas and the Fancy Dress Costume

Another family story – another myth? But this time I have the photographs! Gather around and listen to my story – a story passed from my grandfather to my mother to me. Once upon a time…

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Trove Tuesday: A Pretty Wedding

On 10 February 1926, my great aunt Charlotte Annie Margaret SCHOLEFIELD married Robert BARR in Longreach, Queensland. I have many of their photographs including the lovely wedding photograph that appears above but it is the information I gathered from articles … Continue reading

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