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Family Tree Update

I have updated the family information which is generated for the Internet by my Legacy 9.0 software and it is now spread over ten generations from Thomas and Ann who arrived in Hobart in October 1819 to young Zaidyn who … Continue reading

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MyHeritage “LiveStory”

LiveStory is a new feature from MyHeritage that allows you to create animated videos of your ancestors telling their life story, using just a still photo and some text. As I have recently been doing some research into the life … Continue reading

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Matilda Susannah Stone

Matilda was the youngest of the ten children of Thomas and Ann Stone and was the only one to be born in Green Ponds, probably on 31 December 1838. After their mother died in 1856 Matilda and Lucy continued to … Continue reading

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Peter Anthony Stone (1947-2021)

Pete Stone passed away on the 26 June 2021 after increasingly failing in health since Christmas. All his family were able to be with him at the end which probably wouldn’t have been the case a few months ago because … Continue reading

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Graeme Leslie Stone (1951-2020)

An “Unsung Hero” in the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Graeme Leslie Stone passed away in Shepparton, Victoria on 9 February 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Mooroopna, Victoria on 26 March 1951, the second … Continue reading

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Kenneth Graham McIntyre MSc, PhD

Kenneth Graham McIntyre, born 6 October 1940, was the son of Oliver William Keith McIntyre and Ina Margaret nee Stone, the great-granddaughter of Thomas and Ann Stone. He died in Newcastle NSW on 16 March 2005. The following Obituary was … Continue reading

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Joan Grace Keddell

Joan was born in Pahiatua, New Zealand on 1 December 1910, the second daughter of Walter Theodore Keddell and his wife Agnes Millicent (nee Cotton and a great-grandaughter of Thomas and Ann Stone). After attending the Pahiatua District High School … Continue reading

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The Family of Charles & Louisa Hope

Charles Alexander Hope (1842-1922) was the son of James Hope and Emma Stone and after winning a “Tasmanian Scholarship” went to St John’s College, Cambridge where he graduated B.A. in 1867. He was then ordained Deacon and served as a … Continue reading

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What Happened to C. S. Hope?

Claude Septimus Hope was born in New Town, Hobart on 11 September 1884, the seventh son of John Thomas Hope and his wife Lucy Elizabeth (nee Smith). On 11 July 1908 he married Wilhelmina Clara May White, although they already … Continue reading

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16 Elboden Place, South Hobart

From about 1863 James and Emma Hope and their large family lived at 16 Elboden Street, South Hobart which previously had been the residence of the American Consul, E. Hathaway Esq. When the property was advertised for sale in 1846 … Continue reading

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