Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

Last year I wrote a post in which I pondered, who was Jemima Barratt? Listed as an assisted passenger with Mary Ann, Elizabeth, James and Emma Barratt, she was an anomaly within the Barratt family history. Was her listing a mistake or, was there more to the story? The answer remained absent until I took a …

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Today I met with a wonderful group of people who were largely involved with organising the three Barratt reunions. They began in the 90s when I was about six years old and the last one held was in 2002 at the Fremantle Prison. One reunion in particular took place at the East Perth Cemetery where …

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Are you a Barratt descendant on Facebook? Click the following link and feel free to join the Facebook group for descendants of Enoch and Mary Ann (https://www.facebook.com/groups/794692100624173/). Within the recesses of my memory, you will find fond recollections of sitting at my Grandma’s kitchen table, looking through old photos and listening to her talking about my convict …

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