As the rhyme above suggests our ancestors have been involved in some varied occupations and professions. Some very reputable; some patriotic; some have reaped the benefits of hard work and risk taking; others have not been so lucky; some have made a living on the waters, rivers and lakes of our country; and, still others have taken unlawful risks and paid the penalty.
Each month I profile some of our ancestors in their various professions. Click on the home page and select from the menu on the right to view.
Who are these people?
Don’t you recognise them? These are the people who made us what we are today.