Category Archives: Barker

Copying information from this blog.

I have just visited the convictrecords.com.au website and noticed that someone has made a contribution to the website (for John Pye of The Lady Kennaway) that is directly copied from my article on John Pye in this Blog and from … Continue reading

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Pioneer women – Johanna Kennedy

Pioneer women – Johanna Kennedy (Mrs Robert Barker). Johanna Kennedy arrived at Port Adelaide on the ship “David Malcolm” on the 4 January, 1854.  She was listed as a “dairy maid”, 21 years of age and a native of County … Continue reading

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Pioneer women – Bridget Shalloe

Pioneer women – Bridget Shalloe. The second of my pioneer women is Bridget Shalloe (Mrs Patrick Devereux).  Bridget Shalloe was the last of my great, great grandparents to arrive in Australia and one of two of whom I have photographs. … Continue reading

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Aunts Bea and Mag, and Kate.

I loved the tales Mum told me about her Aunts Bea, Mag and Kate. The sisters were actually my mother’s grandmother, Mary Alice’s sisters.  Their maiden name was Devereux and they were born in the Port Fairy, Vic. district. Christened … Continue reading

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Sr Mary David Barker

On the birth certificate of my mother’s aunt, she is named Margaret Bridget Catherine Barker after her three Devereux aunts, however, she was known as Mary Barker; ‘Mary’ was her mother’s name. Mary had one sister, my mother’s mother, and … Continue reading

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