Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Water

The ancestor in my tree with this surname was Hellen Water.  Her relationship to my ex-husband is:   Hellen Water married John Meiklejohn on 27 October 1732 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland. They had 2 children: Donald Meiklejohn christened 29 May 1734 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland John Meiklejohn christened 11 Nov 1736 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Water

My Family History

Lynda Carol Whimpey – The sister I never knew

Lynda Carol Whimpey was born 17 January 1957 at the Royal Women’s Hospital, in Carlton, Victoria, Australia[1]. She was the third daughter born to Ivon Walter Whimpey and Edith Jean Marr.  She also had 2 half-sisters, from her father's first marriage. Her family were living at 5 Power Street, Balwyn, when Lynda was admitted to… Continue reading Lynda Carol Whimpey – The sister I never knew