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And I Thought there were no Miners in our Family – Discovering Uncle Alex Hicks

When asked about my family in the early European days of the Northern Illawarra, I’d always responded “We were farmers, not miners.” Mum had shared stories about the Hicks Family so I felt confident that, and surprisingly for an Illawarra … Continue reading

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1 – Henry Thomas Hicks Widow – Mary Ann Hicks nee McKenzie – Obituaries on her death in Thirroul February 23 1930.

OBITUARY (Clifton Times or South Coast Times Newspaper ?  ? Feb / March 1930?) LATE MRS. HICKS, SENR. It is our sad duty to record the passing of Mrs. Mary Ann Hicks, one of the grand old pioneers of the … Continue reading

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