art, Forgotten Australians, music

Second generation survivor

by Adele on 3 May, 2010

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Leanne Hawkins’ mother was placed in a Catholic Girls Orphanage in Bathurst. Leanne was also placed in care. Her song Momma was selected in the final 20 at Tamworth’s Capital Country Music Songwriting Competition 2009.

4 thoughts on “Second generation survivor”

  1. AN AWAKENING MY MOTHER WAS ADOPTED HER MOTHER AND FOUR SISTERS GREW UP INKING EDWARD HOME DARBY STREET NEWCASTLE NSW AUSTRALIA 1920s AND 1930s BEATRICE LOUISA THEIR MOTHER HAD DIED 1919 DECEMBER OH WHAT A CHRISTMAS THAT MUST HAVE BEEN !!!!! QURINDI MURRUNDI TAMWORTH GUNADAH A DROUGHT A DEATH AN IDENTITY ALSO LOST ! BUT AUSTRALIA LEST WE FORGET !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MARRIED IN CHRIST CHURCH GUNNADHA 1901! RIP TAMWORTH UNMARKED GRAVE WITH HER THREE YEAR OLD SON ! HIS FATHER A DEATH IN COUSTODY POLICE STATION NUMBER FOUR NOW THE POLICE AND JUSTICE MUSEUM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RIP ROOKWOOD SYDNEY NSW TWO VERRAIR FAMILYS STILL AT GUNNADHA MOUNTAIN WE HAVE NEVER MET I GREW UP IN THE CITY BUT THE COUNTRY IS IN ME !

  2. MARRIED IN CHRIST CHURCH GUNNADHA NSW BEATRICE LOUISA WOOD TO WILLIAM VERRIAR IN 1901 WHO WAS KEIZA AMELIA TEAT ????????????????????????THE FIVE SISTERS ALL MARRIED UQHART, LAIDLOR , STACE , BELL,TEAT AND SKELTON RIP SANDGATE NEWCASTLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MURIEL IRENE VERRIAR /BELL MY GRANDMOTHER WHO I NEVER MET WAS BAPTIZED AT QUINNDI TAMWORTH NSW INTO THE CHRISTADELPHIN FAITH WITH HER SISTER CLARA AND HER SISTERS HUSBAND MISTER STACE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHO ARE THE CHRISTADELPHAINS ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????I AM OF THEIR BLOOD BUT WHO AM I ?????????????????????????????????????????????????

  3. THE LOST SHEEP FROM THE FLOCK MISSING LINKS STEPS RETRACED PATHWAYS TRAVELLED TO FIND MY WAY HOME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LOST STILL NOT FOUND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. ON MY FATHERS SIDE OF THE FAMILY FROM BINNALONG NSW THAY WORKED ON THE RAILWAY AS WHAT I DONT KNOW THAY HAD TO BE CATHOLIC OR THAY WERE NOT ALLOWED TO WORK ON THE RAILWAYS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GRAND PAR MARRIED JOYCE ,JOYCE,BROTHER BERTRUM AND TARMAR THIER MOYHER CAME TO AUSTRALIA THE USUALL WAY BY SHIP IN THE DAY NI 1912 ? WAR ABOUT TO BRAKE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!WENT TO STAY AT COPEMANHURST NEAR GRAFFTON !!!!!!!!!!!! I MEET BERTRUM ONCE I WILL NEVER FORGET GRAND MA JOYCE DID NOT INTRODUCE ME TO HIM NOR HIM TO ME HE SAT NEXT TO HIS MALE COMPANION SILENT AS GRAND SPOKE TO HIM THE ROOM WAS DARK AND OLD DIMLY LIT WAS HE MY UNCLE WHEN BERTRUM DIED I WAS NEVER TOLD BUT I HEARD GRANDMA SAY I HAVENT GOT THE HEART TO ASK THE MAIL COMPANION TO LEAVE HE WAS NOW PART OF THE FAMILY !!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHO WAS HE THE MAIL COMPANION WHAT WAS HIS NAME ? IT WAS A CHILDRENS HOME THEY GREW UP IN !!!!!!!!!!!!GOOD LUCK LEANNE

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