Welcome to the Harper Trew Family Tree. My family history journey began in earnest towards the end of 2011. I had toyed with the idea of family research back in the 90′s but most of the resources back then required that you travel to various registries, make phone calls and spend a considerable amount of […]
I’d had this photo of what appears to be a double wedding for a few years and decided to see if I could work out who it was. Back in September last year I posted to a genealogy group on Facebook to see if anyone could date it roughly, based on what the people were […]
William Trew was the second son of George Trew (1862-1916) and Christina Lough (1864-1922). He was born in 1889 at Harrow Victoria where his father had a brickworks. William’s grand father Samuel Trew had learned the brickmaking trade in Essex England and had started the family’s brickmaking venture in a partnership at Sawpit Swamp after working as […]
The following is some information I received in 2012 about Samuel Trew from John Schubert. Trew, Samuel – Warracknabeal, was born in Essex, England, in 1828, and learned his trade of brickmaker there. He came to Victoria in 1852, and has followed the same avocation ever since in Geelong, Shelford, Camperdown, Portland, Coleraine, Sandford, Harrow, […]
When Henry Preston Barrington Harper was born on February 2, 1909, in Kirup, Western Australia, his father Henry was 35 and his mother Eliza, was 40. He married Jean Irene McMurray-Wallace in 1946. They had three children during their marriage. He died on October 2, 1986, in Prahran, Victoria, at the age of 77. According […]
I’ve been messing about with video lately – mostly with pre-made Adobe After Effects videos from VideoHive. Here’s one I put together with some photos from the Harper/Trew families.