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Wandering up the Australian East Coast – Tracking the Hicks Diaspora

A Work in Progress ! Additions, Comments & Corrections Welcomed ! The descendants of James & Margaret Hicks from the Illawarra’s north moved up and down the Australian Eastern Coast – so many of them in so many places ! … Continue reading

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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 – Uncle Arthur aka A F Webb – one time head of the NSW Master Builders Association

Joan Adams had always spoken of her Aunty Jummy (Ida McKenzie) and Uncle Arthur Frederick Webb – they were the rich relations in Sydney. Uncle Arthur was a builder. Joan’s grandmother, Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) and Jummy (Ida McKenzie) … Continue reading

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