Tag: migration


Early in the antipodean Spring of 1973 I stood on the deck of an old passenger ship, Ellinis, as it sailed through the heads of Sydney Harbour and made its way slowly towards the iconic Bridge and Opera House. It was the end of a … Continue reading Arrival

The Hickson-Needham connection

William Hickson marries Mary Needham In 1858 the oldest son in the Hickson family of Killorglin married the oldest of the Needham daughters of Templenoe. Their marriage certificate gives some details of their respective backgrounds: 1858 Marriage Hickson Needham The date was October 5th and … Continue reading The Hickson-Needham connection