Generations have trod, have trod, have trod
The website of the Fleming family of Bourke NSW and its forebears

Family forebears

The family forebears include the following families: Bowen, Flowerdew, Gardner, Gordon, Grady, Hanrahan, Jolliffe, Kemp, Kessey, Murphy, Poulton and Press. And, of course, their forebears with other family names too numerous to list.

The chart below identifies family forebears who have trod the Earth before us. You can expand the chart to reveal earlier generations by clicking on the plus sign boxes. Click on any underlined name in the chart to switch to a page devoted to events in that person's life. (Note that the details of living people are kept confidential and, therefore, their names are not underlined.)

Family forebears chart
Subject
Mother
Father
Born in Australia
Emigrated to Australia
Lived in England
Lived in Scotland
lived in Ireland
Lived in Wales
Other

This website

You can access a range of information about these families by using the drop-down menus at the top of the pages. Some of the key sections of the website are:
  • Family overviews - links to pages that provide details of the origins of each family surname and lists key forebears who bore that surname
  • Family books - links to books published about this family
  • Family stories - links to a range of essays about aspects of the history of these families
  • Family photos - a page of thumbnail portrait images that you can click to bring up a full-sized image
  • Family event images - a page of thumbnail event-related images that you can click to bring up a full-sized image
  • Family graves - a page of thumbnail gravestone images that you can click to bring up a full-sized image
  • Family documents - a page of thumbnail document images that you can click to bring up a full-sized image
  • Ancestor origins - expandable chart of family forebears showing their country of origin
  • Archived family history site - this archived site served us well for a decad or more

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Site name

The site name is a line from the Gerard Manley Hopkins poem:

Historical birthdays

The calendar below reveals some historical family birthdays for this month. You can click on any name to obtain details about the person's life.
Birthdays
Click on any name in the calendar to be taken to a page devoted to that person.