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.
Torr, County Antrim – image © copyright Kenneth Allen. Extract from Maurie Harper’s ‘Notes on The Harpers In Australia’ Andrew Harper was born around 1810 in Templepatrick Antrim Ireland and was christened on 14 Jun 1810. On 23 Dec 1834 he married Maria Gleghorn. (ref Ancestry.com 7 Nov 2006). On 11 Aug 1841 Andrew along […]
There are four families in our Harper tree that made the trip to the new Victorian colony. It is worth noting that Melbourne was founded in 1835 and Victoria didn’t become a separate ‘colony’ until July 1 1851 when writs were issued proclaiming the new colony of Victoria. The first settlement was at Corinella in […]
Information contributed by Maurie Harper William James /Ernest Harper and Annie Maria Harper nee Smith, Fraser My grandfather William James Harper married a widow Annie Maria Smith nee Fraser. Annie Maria had 2 girls and a son who later died in a drowning accident at Riddells Creek. Annie Maria was born to Charles Fraser and […]