A school teacher from Batlow, NSW, Walter Robert Hartnett served with the Australian Light Horse and fought at Gallipoli.
Napier has a wealth of art deco buildings in the city centre. A great place to visit and spend time exploring the local wineries and the Bay.
Planning a tour to Scotland? The land, the people, the language and culture make Scotland unique.
Edward Hartnett came to Australia as a convict. A gold prospector at Adelong, Edward raised 2 families but ended up taking his own life after his 2nd wife passed away.
Leslie Dean Anderson was a navigator in World War II. Les died after a bombing raid on Berlin and is buried in Germany.
The Irish featured heavily in the convicts transported to Australia. Most were convicted for stealing food or clothing. Transportation freed up the British gaols.
Culloden in Scotland is a Moor with a bloody history.
Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop was born in Melbourne, Australia. Mary was recognised for her work as the first sister of the St Joseph's order.
London attractions tours, accommodation, shopping
Take in the breadth and depth of experiences and sights which England has to offer
Ireland, its history, culture, language and people
William Wood and his family journeyed from Ashton under Lyne in England to Australia. Their occupation in England was in the cotton industry. In Queensland, William flourished in his new home of Dalby.
Norman McKinnon was born and raised in a small new south wales country town. A successful jockey, Norman was tragically killed during a horse race at Randwick Race Course in Sydney.
William Twomey was born in Ireland, went to America and fought in the Civil War. After coming to Australia, William settled in a small town in New South Wales where he raised a family.
Tulips not only feature in our gardens but in books, poetry and art.
Patrick Kiley featured in one of Banjo's poems "On Kiley's Run". Here you can find out more about what the man was like in real life.
Christina Campbell wife of Frederick Campbell, early settlers of the Canberra area.
My story of being diagnosed with glaucoma as a teenager and the journey it has taken me on throughout my life so far...
My online print on demand shop: Ashroc's world