Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How My Grandparents Met

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun.  This week’s mission was  1) Do you know how, when and where your parents met? 2)  Please tell the family story in your own blog post, in a… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How My Grandparents Met

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Alexander married Henrietta Louisa Russell on 25 August 1888.  They lived for the first few years in a house Alexander owned at 33 Hambleton Street, South Melbourne.  The new documents I found for Alexander include the South Melbourne Rate books. These show in 1889, Alexander Harley was the owner/occupier of 33 Hambleton Street South Melbourne. … Continue reading 52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Alexander Alexander Harley

For this week’s Trove Tuesday post, I am sharing articles I found for my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley. The first article I found was Alexander’s death notice. The next two articles were the marriage notices for Alexander and my great grandmother, Henrietta Louisa Russell. There were many articles that mentioned A. A. Harley, Woolamai. … Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Alexander Alexander Harley

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Robert Harley (1859-1935)

In the last couple of weeks, I have shared articles about the siblings of my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley.  This week, I am sharing articles I have found for his brother, Robert Harley, who was a Police Superintendent.   Robert is mentioned in the following articles: Robert died 1 August 1935.      … Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Robert Harley (1859-1935)

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – The Romance of the Stage

My great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley, had a sister Elizabeth Bower Harley.  Elizabeth was married to Arthur Salmon, and they later divorced.  For this week’s Trove Tuesday, I have decided to share an article about their divorce. Divorce Court ROMANCE OF THE STAGE Mr Justice Gordon was applied to in the Sydney Divorce Court by… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – The Romance of the Stage

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday: Wonthaggi Dairy Produce Company Ltd

This week, I decided to look for any articles about my great grandfather Alexander Alexander Harley, who was a dairy farmer at Woolamai, near Wonthaggi. Alexander was born 22 October 1866, at Rochford  Alexander grew up first in the Lancefield area, where his father was a farmer, and later the family moved to South Melbourne,… Continue reading Trove Tuesday: Wonthaggi Dairy Produce Company Ltd