Monthly Archives: May 2007

New Look and Subscribe

Here is a new look for the blog…. still trying to get the perfect font but now we can provide you with a subscribe function so that you automatically get notification by email of a new entry. Further suggestions welcome!Jennifer … Continue reading

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Hello from Diana

I’m Diana, one of Georgiana’s great-great-grandaughters. Georgiana’s eldest surviving daughter Sabina married Mathew Hale who had come out to Australia as archdeacon of Adelaide. He later became Bishop of Perth and subsequently Bishop of Brisbane. One of Mathew and Sabina’s … Continue reading

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Diana joins us

Diana from Tasmania is going to join us on the blogging team. It seems that we are being contacted by quite a few descendants of Georgiana and John. Diana (nee Hale), is keen to keep updating the family tree and … Continue reading

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Keppoch House!

Lambs at Ardarndan Farm near Keppoch House. Last year we spent much time trying to determine where the marriage between Georgiana Kennedy and John Molloy took place. It was a pivotal time in her life journey. Her diary indicates that … Continue reading

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Letters at CRO

Here we are – a researcher’s dream come true – arriving at the Cumbria Record Office which is located within the castle walls. And then… you can’t see Bernice’s hands shaking, as she undoes the first package. The first item … Continue reading

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Crosby Lodge near Carlisle

A last minute dash to Crosby Lodge, the childhood home of Georgiana, was made possible by the generous reception by the owner of this beautiful private hotel, Mrs Patricia Sedgewick.Mrs Sedgewick has a deep interest in the life of the … Continue reading

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Research in Scotland

The beautiful Knockderry Hotel. Ask for the front room if you are lucky enough to get there! I had no idea when we booked what type of establishment this was and asked if it had a view! It is sensational. … Continue reading

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Dreams of Scotland become real

The Clacken: what was this? While much of the village was now urban the Clacken had been preserved. It was the town centre and trade and meeting place. Ah… the Clacken at Rosneath mentioned in so many historical writings and … Continue reading

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For Helen Story

This is the original church at Rosneath where Georgiana attended while staying with the Story family. We thought that she may have been married there but further investigations reveal otherwise. The new manse at Rosneath. Finally we discovered that the … Continue reading

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Jen in London and then…!

Last year I was selected by the Australian Film Commission to undertake training and internship at the New Media Department at the BBC London. Of course this was fantastic as I had really done all the training that I could … Continue reading

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