Byfield, Wilson

My great great grand father, William Wilson born 1869,  from England was in Hill End & Tambaroora and he married my great great grandmother Mary Anne Byfield (born 1852 in Bathurst) there on 30th Jan 1869. They had a daughter Sarah Jane Wilson born 28th March...

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Eugenie Clara Dunlevy (Dunleavy ?) of Sofala

Eugenie Clara Dunlevy gave birth to a daughter in Wellington, New Zealand on the 14th September 1899, her age is listed as 29 years old and that she was born in Sofala, NSW. The father is not listed on the birth certificate. Her daughter Frieda Louisa Charlotte BETCKE...

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Sofala Private Cemetery

My brother who passed away a couple of months ago and who lived in Bathurst came across the Sofala Private Cemetery just prior to his death and just before he died when my nephew asked if there was any last thing he wanted to do he said that he would like to see all...

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Alexander & Marshall families c1869

I am looking for anyone with an interest in the Alexander family. William, son of Andrew, married Eliza Jane Marshall 1868 Sydney.  Her father was Hugh Marshall and now, thanks to this site,  I find both William and Hugh in Tambaroora.  William and Jane had 6 children...

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Hill End Gold & Hill End Hearsay – new editions

Malcolm Drinkwater, of History Hill at Hill End is re-releasing 2 of his iconic publications "Hill End Gold" and "Hill End Hearsay" and the launch is at Bathurst Library on Friday 22 March at 2.30pm and the Royal Hall in Hill End on Saturday 23 March at 3pm. See the...

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Yoga in Hill End

If you're visiting Hill End and looking for even more "relaxation" then call into the Royal Hall on a Saturday (between 8.30am and 10am) or Wednesday morning (between 9.00am and -10.30am). Yoga sessions are now held on a regular basis and include a half hour of ...

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Thomas Trevithick and family

I am tracing information regarding my Great Great Great Grandfather Thomas Trevithick born 8 Mar 1835 Truro, Cornwall, England and who died at Hill End, NSW on the 12 Sep 1913. Also his daughter, my Great Great Grandmother, Ellen Trevithick, Born 13 Jun 1859 at...

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Millett, Moir, Fawcett, Roads families

I am interested in the MILLETT and MOIR connection and on my side of the family I have two brothers, Joseph FAWCETT and Thomas FAWCETT. Joseph (also known as Joshua) was a convict who ended up as a market gardener owning land in Bathurst before moving to Sydney. While...

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Harriett & John Beard

I am the great great granddaughter of Harriett and John Beard  from about 1853. They had one son; Samuel Brice Beard. John died in 1863 in Bathurst and Harriett stayed on in Hill End until 1872 before moving to Narellan. She had interests in a number of mines eg...

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Ross, Winter, James, Bleak House

I am looking for any information or photos of my grandmother Lauretta Ross who married Harold R James in 1909 when 3 Ross sisters (Jessie, Rebecca and Lauretta) married on the same day. Also any information on my grt grt grandmother Rebecca Ross (nee Winter) and John...

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September 2021 Newsletter

Our latest September newsletter is ready for reading. Check out Issue 29 for all the details from our recent Gathering, announcement of upcoming events and lots more. Previous issues of our newsletters are also available here. Click here to read them.

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Golden Diggers

"Golden Diggers - Hill End & Tambaroora's contribution to the First World War" by Helen Wood & Lorraine Purcell. Buy your copy now, click here for details.