John Burns1
con & minnie

But perhaps the two greatest treasures that were discovered on that trip to Melbourne were two new and wonderful families .

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Trevor Me Juanita

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Trevor Sawyer, his wife Mandy and 3 sons.

Trevor is the great grandson of Wilhelmina Kersley from her first marriage to Arthur Burrowes.

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Juanita & Fred Franz, their daughter Desiree and two grandchildren. Juanita and I are second cousins and we both share Cornelius & Wilhelmina Kersley as our respective grand or great grandparents.

Just some of the original memorial notices discovered in the chest. These are to Cornlius's father, Thomas, his mother Bridget and Sister Alice.