This Irish family immigrated to Australia in 1967 on the Castel Felice as £10 Poms. These are the memories of my father who was a railway worker on the London Underground and then immigrated to Australia and worked for the South Australian Railways.
We love and cherish our mothers. We wish they would live forever, but the day comes when we must say goodbye and that day will forever be etched in our minds. At least this is my story...
Ronald Stone was my uncle. He was also a bomber pilot in world war 2. We knew what happened to him. Or so we thought. Until we found this shocking secret!
The atrocities committed by the Black and Tan raids in Ireland in 1921. Life during the Irish War of Independence in Dublin and Balbriggan. When was the War of Independence in Ireland?
Emigrating to Australia in 1967: My mother tells us her memories of living and working in Australia in 1967. She immigrated with her husband and five young children. £10 Poms. Migration Memories on board the Ship Castel Felice.
Betsy Terrell was with Poppa Neutrino for many of his amazing adventures. This includes performing as a street musician worldwide, crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a raft and more.
Simply put: a heart-felt hub in honor of my dad for Father's Day, June 17, 2018. And if this hub were to be included in a (a) HubPages' Father's Day Hub Contest, I hope that this one wins. Not for my honor, but his.
My great-grandma had a fascinating life which brought her from Austria to central Wisconsin. In this article, I first recall my little grandma's challenges before marriage and then examine her life as a mother and early widow.
This is a story of accidental sibling death told years after the event. My 2 1/2- year-old sister drowned while I was looking after her and my two other siblings.
My parents stopped moving in a small town in north Florida. Looking back I have fun memories of a nature-filled childhood.
My parents were two of the most generous people you could ever hope to meet. During their lives, mom and dad sacrificed so much for the well-being of me and four other siblings. This article recalls how generous my parents really were.
Meeting Bobby Sherman was a life changing experience for me. Read for a description of the actual event and how it changed my life!
My mom and dad Geertje (Muys) Meijst and Synco Schram de Jong, got married just before WW2, this is their love story.
Among three generations of women, she was the first to become a young bride, establish a family complete with husband and wife, and bear her children within her marriage. She was a desirable role model.
Al Capp could have modeled Sadie Hawkins after my grandmother. Was grandfather a flabbergasted victim or did he intentionally play right into her pretty little hands? This is a true story.
Christmas in Australia in 1967 as Irish immigrants. Migration Memories of living in Australia as a 10 year old child. Why did the irish immigrate to australia? We immigrated to Australia with the £10 assisted passage scheme.