Tag Archives: Dapto

1 – From the Farming Cooks to the Families of Fortune, a NSW Migration Heritage Project

Many of our Hicks Family are descended from immigrants, who sailed from across the seas to escape poverty and to seek a better life. They include the parents of Mary Ann, wife of Thirroul’s Henry Thomas Hicks. She was a … Continue reading

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1 – The North Coast Cooks

Henry Thomas Hicks‘ eldest living daughter, Margaret “Maggie” Minnie Hicks, in 1899 at St Augustines Bulli, married Alfred Cook, son of William M Cooke(e) and his first wife Rose Cook (e) nee McMahon, of Benares, in the Avondale area near Dapto. Margaret … Continue reading

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