Monthly Archives: January 2016

First Arrivals: Elizabeth Hemming

The first of my ancestors to arrive in Australia was my 5 x great-grandmother Elizabeth Hemming. ¬†At this time Elizabeth’s origins have not been confirmed. On 25 April 1801 at the Gloucester Assizes, Elizabeth¬†was sentenced to transportation to Australia for … Continue reading

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