The medals are from someone completely unrelated to me, but show closeup of what I believe is the medal on the chest of the man in the last photo – George Gray. George Gray was my grandfather’s uncle. The medal is an Army Long Service and Good Conduct medal, and appears to have King Edward … [Read more…]
Well, a letter today from the South Australia BDM office – no record found for Brian Charles Besley born early 1866. Strange, his wedding certificate and the entry in the family bible both point to there. I’ll have to do some more digging!
I had 5 more marriage and death certificates arrive today from NSW BDM on the Onus and Howell side, so I will copy them up to www.ancestry.com.au at some point in the next couple of days. Starting to fill in some gaps in the trail…
Over forthcoming weeks I will try and move everything from the main web site pages into the blog, and just make the blog the main site. It seems to be easy to use!