Biography by Margaret Adamson from the out of print book “Broadaxe Ballads” by William Arthur Kernick and illustrated by his great grandson, Gary William Speak. William Arthur Kernick - A.K.A. Collie King. "A Dwellingup Dryblower, or Sleeper-Squaring Shakespeare is how Collie King was first introduced to the readers of The South-Western Advertiser, when in August… Continue reading Collie King, the Broadaxe Balladier
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Foreword “I’m illegitimate!” Jean declared to the author (her daughter) of this story. “I had no idea until my brother Ian told me when I visited him in Canada in the 1980’s. I’d always wondered why my father was so distant towards me when I was little…” Jean's mother Maggie had never said a word… Continue reading Who was my Father?
If you're having trouble unlocking your own family history, perhaps I can help. Although I focus on predominantly Australian records, I have access to many records worldwide, which might just reveal the answer you've been seeking. These are just some of the records I have access to through the State Records Office and State Library.… Continue reading How Can I Help You?