Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Majors Creek, New South Wales, Australia

Apr 7, 2019 - New friends from old family

An exciting day today as we are going to visit Braidwood and Major’s Creek, areas where the Heazlett family settled. These folks are the brothers of Tony’s Gr-Gr- grandfather, who came to NZ around 1841. Because of family scandal it was some time before we found the true origins of the family, thanks to dna matching. The Heazletts came from Enniskillen, Ireland, came to Australia as convict ship guards with the 96th Foot Regiment. One brother stayed in Australia, and was later joined by another brother and his father and other family....

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal

2019 tour