In generations past, families used to gather & share history over dinner. These days, we can live anywhere in the world. It’s harder to pass stories onto the next generation.

Our mission is to share stories from history with future generations, so they aren’t lost.

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About History Over Dinner

A collection of articles written by historian Ivan Badcock and published online by his digitally savvy daughter Bec Badcock. It all started when…

Ivan Badcock

A family historian, author and father of 10 children. Ivan was part of the committee who wrote and published the French and Badcock family history book “Go… Be fruitful and multiply.”

Visiting Northern Tasmania? Follow Ivan’s self-drive tour guide from Longford to the magnificent Liffey Falls.

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A shout out to all the history enthusiasts enriching the conversation by commenting on the blog posts. The latest 5 comments are shown below.

  1. The family have a lot more information on Arthur. What is your connection – just the Technical School?

  2. Very interesting reading Ivan . My mother was Clarice Badcock daughter of Roy and Florence . I would be very…

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