Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/7/2007

Convict past is a foreign country, they do things differently there

Water colour of Sydney Cove painted by First Lieutenant William.

FOR most of her life Marie Carrick has proudly celebrated St Patrick’s Day. To be sure, wasn’t her great-grandfather Jonathan Whitling, an Irishman who moved to Australia of his own free will in the 1820s?

That was what she believed until her son, Max, an amateur genealogist, explained what he had discovered while researching their family tree. for more click here

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