Category Archives: Australia

Delving into the Surname of Noack (1)

Thirty years ago and I arrived in Australia to begin an adventure. I was exhausted from the traveling en-route, not to mention the jet lag. Within days I was presented with a book that I “might enjoy reading”. I was … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Noack, One-Name Studies, Surnames | Leave a comment

Postcard Friendship Friday – Map of Australia circa 1916

It seemed fitting this week to share a postcard that I am using to illustrate one of the A-Z Challenge; my selected theme for this month long posting is Australia. You can read the various posts via this tag line … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Ephemera, Postcards & Stamps, Places | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Australia Day 2012 – Wealth for Toil

26th January 2012 The Australia Day post is once again coordinated by Twigs of Yore. For details on how to participate click HERE. John Hunt Butcher was born in Hascombe in rural Surrey in 1781. In 1808 in London, he … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Butcher One-Name Study | 10 Comments