Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

Charles Masters and Samuel Edward Masters were the two eldest sons born to Samuel Masters, a builder from Northampton, England. My 3rd Great Grandfather, Charles, was the first born and was baptised on 13 March 1831. Samuel arrived in the following year and was baptised on Christmas Day in 1832. Both were baptised in the St …

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With the inclement weather the day before affecting various social gatherings around Perth and Fremantle, perhaps the Masters sisters were apprehensive about what to expect on their wedding day. Maybe they instead took comfort in the fact that they were both going to be June brides (an auspicious month to be married) and that rain …

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