Family stories

1784 - The bible-basher
William Carlisle II led a tumultuous life during which he was a farmer in the early colony of NSW and a missionary teacher in the first European settlement of New Zealand.

1883 - Townsville or hell!
Charles Fleming's emigration diary, written on board the Eastern Monarch during and immediately after her 1883 voyage from Glasgow to Townsville. He was accompanied by his wife Margaret (Ballantyne) and their son Charles (Jnr).

1929 - Bruce's early years
Bruce Fleming's childhood memoirs.

1931 - Bricks at dead of night
James Kessey fights the good fight against the rise of Communism in NSW during the Depression.

1941 - The cadets
Bruce Fleming's memories of Maroubra during the war years.

1943 - Dig
Reg Fleming's service during World War II

 

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