Category Archives: Muir – Buirchell
Soul Search might be a tiny journal with a small readership. Still, its publication of a reworking of my Blog article Thomas Solly – Explorer, Mounted Policeman and Publican (29 November 2012) marks my international publishing debut!
I decided long ago to publish in 2015 what I have discovered about the World War I veterans in my family trees. Slowly I have worked towards this objective over the past couple of years and now suddenly time is … Continue reading
In recent times the National Library of Australia has digitised and made available through its Trove project the newspaper The Great Southern Herald. This newspaper was, and still is today, published in Katanning just 26 miles from my home town … Continue reading
The little I knew about my South Australian forebears was that my great grandmother was “… a Solly raised as a Flavel.” Over recent years, I have been reasonably successful in documenting the Solly Family dating from the 1840 arrival … Continue reading
November is almost over and the World War I Blog publication I have been working on – A Horse named ‘Kojonup’ … – is not yet complete. The following tale comes from my Muir-Buirchell Family Tree and is actually an … Continue reading