Craig’s book: In the Shadow of Feathertop – A History of the Lives and Legacy of George Jones and Margaret Hardie has been awarded the prestigious Alexander Henderson Award for 2014 for Best Australian Family History by the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies.
You can read more and buy it HERE
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About our Banner Picture
Pictured in the banner above are Craig’s maternal Grandparents, John and Phyllis (nee Jones) Sullivan; Craig’s paternal Grandparents, Robert and Winifred (nee Gouldthorp) Fullerton: Celine’s paternal Grandparents, Georges and Simi (nee Lousqui) Amoyal; and Celine’s maternal Grandparents, Blanche (nee Salvatori) and Louis Gridelet.
Craig’s ancestors originated from Scotland, especially around Glasgow, and other parts of Lanarkshire, and Cockenzie in East Lothian; Ireland, especially Counties Tyrone, Cork, Limerick and Waterford; and England, particularly Islington and areas of Kent and of Cornwall. Surnames of particular interest are:
Fullerton, O’Sullivan, Sullivan, Gardiner, Gouldthorp, Gouldthorpe, Anstiss, Brown, Jones, Hardie, Cadzow, Durnan, Arnall, Greig, Herbert, Keller, Keleher, McGeorge, George, McLuskie, McLuskey, Napier, Old, Shaw, Sole, Whelan, Mara
Celine’s ancestors originated predominantly from North Africa, especially Algeria and Morocco (and probably Spain before that); and France, particularly from the Lorraine and Franche-Comte regions. Surnames of particular interest are:
Amoyal, Gridelet, Badel, Ben Oliel, Benoliel, Henrion, George, Warin, Vuarcollier, Lardenois, Lousqui, Benchetrit, Ben Chetrit, Elbaz, Lahaxe, Mathieu, Salvatori, Bardot, Kaflon, Abitoul