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Where there’s a Will, there’s a way ~ Amanuensis Monday

This entry is part 7 of 18 in the series The Brosnahans of Temuka

When I finally received a copy of John Brosnahan’s Will1 in the post, I was very excited, hoping that it would reveal information about his family. It did. It gave the names of three sons, five daughters (and their married names), his wife, father, a sister, and a grandson. Eureka! James Brosnahan Ann Brosnahan John…

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Percy Luxton, Merchant Seaman ~ Maritime Monday

Poor Percy, I have seriously neglected finishing his tale. Though to be honest, I know only a little of his life. Last time we met Percy, he had worked his passage over to Bermuda and was living there with his parents and two sisters. From captions on some photos, I’ve deduced he was a merchant…

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