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 […]
Extract from Maurie Harper’s ‘Notes on The Harpers In Australia’ County Antrim, (possibly from Endruim, “habitation on the waters”) Antrim’s geography has dominated Ireland’s history. Situated on the 13 mile wide North Channel, with the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland quite visible across the water, the region has long been an entry point for the […]
Like most families, our ancestors appeared in the news from time to time. Here is a selection of articles I’ve found on the TROVE website. I’ll add to this post as I find more newspaper articles. (Updated Oct 20 2014) THE BOWN CASES – reported in the Horsham Times on Tuesday 12 Jan 1886 THE […]
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 […]