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Journal by junecarter

family keep popping up on message . then i lose the journal i was doing. i was stating who , my connections are to. the mcdonalds , have a gedcom for alex from scotland with his children going to london to live , until they moved to australia. catherine married a mr RIGG, in london. they are related to the thorpes family who also moved to hindmarsh sth au, thomas thorpe married kezia Hall , her mum was elizabeth Hill. there is a large thorpe gedcom done by our family in australia.carter family is one of the worlds largest families. carter in australia lived and born in footscray victoria au. but our dad donald , moved around following his elder brother gifford gordon. both deceased. we travelled from loxton sth australia, where his dad william henry , ran a bakery with the three,men working together , with mum grace linda ivy dunstall married our dad on 19thmarch,1932. the day the harbour bridge opened. my 2 sisters born in sth aus, then they moved to western australia. with t-diamond ford truck with two toddlers. mum pregnant with our eldest brother robert william, deceased with non hodgkins lymphoma , in june 20th2001 , in bribane leaving a wife + four children to greave. he was only 64. too young. love you bill. my big brother. dad + mum were either surveying or helping to build the road to western australia. when bill was concieved. he was born in western australia in 1937. when they came back to loxton, mum concieved myself in 1939. when i turned 2, we went by truck to mildura, taking our cat with us, but the cat jumped off . the truck, and ran into the bushes . never to be seen again. in mildura dad worked in the mildura baker baking bread, working in the family ,quicks bakery. we all 4 kids went to school ,there . until the eldest sister went to work in coles. they laughed about the xmas party at home , as her colegues ate fruit salad + ice-cream out of the new commodes ,for sale in the shop.that was a wonderful part of our lives. they ,the two eldest went on the murry paddle steamer when i was about 8 yrs old, they took me with them. by this time mum had the 5th child a girl, by the time i was ten mum had my 2nd brother. when he was 1 yearold we travelled on top of the furniture. to sydney to live. to live closer to his elder brother,giff + aunty jean his wife.. while travelling there the 5 eldest all sat on top of the furniture, trying to count the stars. some of the time dad let us, bill + myself only lie either side of the truck mudgaurds, that was amazing for two 12 + ten year olds. the kids of today can not have that experience as it is now illegal., + plus no mudguards on modern trucks or cars. when we arrived in deewhy near the beach , i was sent to dee why public , my new teachers mrs armstrong, + miss mckender. until leaving to go closer to manly at fairlight nsw. another move while mum was in manly hospital having our last + youngest sister. but while at dee why beach our 3 rd but last brother was born. making this 8 kids, + one grandaughter for mum only 11 months after the lat child. making the youngest girl an aunty at 1 months old. well this is enough for now. hoping this can get in to the trove news paper, as my family checks , this for family. also they can then find my journals to read.

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on 2014-07-28 23:31:50

our family so far are from london to hindmarsh sth australia, on the thorpe side of family carters mainly stayed at garston childwall + wavertree lancashire eng. to footscray victoria aus. also mary jones, alice davies, jane knowles, pembertons + smith. from england schofield + cotton. on mother side of family was dunstall - M - to carter . dunstall to taylor to symons , -M - drummond to drysdale, taylor has mary wilson married to father of william taylor who -M- mary symons. her mum janet drummond - M - james symons. her mum + dad hugh drummond -M anne Drysdale-

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by ngairedith on 2014-07-29 00:47:43

That is wonderful June, thank you so much for sharing with us

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