Tag: Australia

Wilcannia Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Whether they were long-time residents, returning home or just passing through, hundreds were drawn to Wilcannia in far west New South Wales, Australia to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary. During its century and a half, Wilcannia has endured colonial lawlessness,…

Sir Thomas & Lady Holdich – Brookwood Cemetary

My interest in locating the grave of my great grandfather and grandmother was sparked by a request from an Alan Vanrenen to the HFHS for further information about both how they met and where and when they died. Alan Vanrenen…

The Hungerford Holdich Conection

My interest in this subject stems from my one-name study of the Hungerford family. I’m part of an international effort to document all the Hungerford family members, those who trace back to them, and those that have the name with…

The Advertiser – 7 September 1950

Junior Title At Glenelg Today The State junior golf championship will be played over 18 holes at Glenelg today, with the first pair hitting off at 9.30 am. The draw is: J. R. Holdich – P. L. Ayling, G. J. Middleton-N.…

Northern Star – 26 February 1908

Mrs Holdich, a parishioner of Somersham, has attained the age of 100 years. She is in possession of all her faculties, and takes an intelligent interest in present events. She lives with her sister who is eighty five years old and…

South Australian Weekly Chronicle – 21 January 1888

CAPTAIN H0LDICH’S INVENTION TO THE EDITOR Sir— A paragraph appears in your issue of this morning in reference, to a so-called invention by Captain Holdich for fixing the position of vessels by means of angles mechanically taken, registered and laid down to…

Daily Herald – 12 Dec 1911

A WOMAN’S DEATH ALLEGED ILLEGAL PRACTICE MELBOURNE, December 11 An enquiry concerning the death of a married woman named Ellen Holdich was commenced by the coroner in the women’s hospital to-day, and adjourned until December I5. To-morrow Mrs. Mary Patter, out…