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Add to calendar 08/01/2019 9:00 AM 08/02/2019 4:00 PM Europe/Paris Jillett/Bradshaw Family Historical Research kris false DD/MM/YYYY

Family Historical Research Projects on Members of the Robert Jillett/Elizabeth Bradshaw Family. He came as a Convict on the Hillsborough.  She also came free with her husband Thomas on the Hillsborough.  He was sentenced to hang twice, once in England and reprieved. Once in Sydney and reprieved.  The partnered in January 1800, she was a successful trader in Sydney, plying the Hawkesbury River. 1803 he was sent to Norfolk Island, she and the children went with him.  They returned to Hobart 1808.  They boarded the Hillsborough 220 years ago, they landed back in Hobart 210 years ago, they settled York Plains 200 years ago. Their children were successful, with varied lives. Oatlands in Tasmania was a base, as was New Norfolk.  160 years ago in January 1859 two brothers lost 7 children to scarlet fever.  They are buried in two crypts. One we restored in 2012, and it serves as a monument for the 6,900 children who died between 1850 and 1860 in Tasmania.  The second is to have new name plaques attached as part of a Family Reunion held in Tasmania 4th to 7th October, 2018, in Hobart/Oatlands/New Norfolk.  A Sphere of Influence of their family.  A series “Meet the Rellies” focuses on the lives of the various descendants, many with such rich and rewarding backgrounds, and contributions as pioneers in Australia.  Another series is “In The Beginning” which is a compilation of researched facts associated with the many places they lived.  Among the family are links to the First Fleet, and First Settlers.   Many served in the wars from Boer War to Korea.  We will Remember Them at the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I.  Thomas Jillett owned the Callington Mill in Oatlands Tasmania.

Hervey Bay, Queensland

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