Tag: Family History

Ivan John Badcock’s U.K. Forbears to Australia

This article includes a list of Ivan’s British Forbears, including when they arrived in Australia and on which ship, along with other interesting information about each person. Many are featured in expanded articles on History Over Dinner. YEAR/SHIP NAME RANK RESIDENCE U.K. & NOTES 1788Scarborough (First Fleet) Herbert, John Alexander Convict London (1767-1846), tried at the […]

Newman Williatt (1797-1832) & family

Amongst Longford’s early residents were Newman Williatt and his wife Eliza and one child, they moved there from Launceston, Tasmania around 1829. Newman Williatt and Eliza Towers married in Launceston on 29 July 1824. While living in Launceston, the birth of two children have been located, a girl, Janet Elizabeth, born on 1 October 1825 […]

Ivan Badcock: Primary Schooling Bishopsbourne & Bracknell – 1948-1955

I commenced school at Bishopsbourne after the September school holidays in 1948 and remained there until the end of the school year in 1954, going onto Bracknell for the 1955 year. The headmaster and only teacher when starting school was Mr. Harry McGuire who was quite young and newly married and had till wars end […]