Author Archives: Kerrie Anne Christian

About Kerrie Anne Christian

Interests - Travel, Photography, Developing Websites, Social Media, Writing, Local History, Researcher, Genealogy

Joy Family in WW1

After discovering the grave of Robert Sizer Joy at Lone Pine Cemetery at Gallipoli, I began to wonder about other Joy’s who served in WW1. I knew of my great uncle Kenneth Charles Joy who was in the Navy in … Continue reading

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Reunion of Joy – Callcott branch of Hicks Family – Feb 9 2013

It was a beautiful, warm sunny February morning. Some of the descendents of the Hicks family gathered to celebrate the life of Joan Lois Adams (nee Callcott, a great great grand daughter of James and Margaret Hicks) at St Augustine’s … Continue reading

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Edith Florence Joy – Aunt

In the mid 1930’s Edith’s niece Daphne Hicks was living with Edith at her Penshurst home, and is remembered by some of Edith’s grandchildren. Daphne was the eldest child and daughter of Richard Ernest “Ern” Hicks and Teresa Creevey’s four … Continue reading

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Edith Florence Joy – Sister

Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) came from a large family and seems to have kept up contact with all of her sisters – Margaret Cook, , Christina Woolley and Ida Webb, and most  brothers –  James Alexander, George, Henry Thomas … Continue reading

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Edith Florence Joy – Fiancee, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother

There are photographs of Nanna Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) as a 17 year old in 1897 through to photographs of her 70’s in 1953. Below shows Nanna Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) with her daughter Mary Constance Callcott (nee Joy) and … Continue reading

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Edith Florence Joy – Daughter and Mother

There are quite a few family photographs of Edith Florence Joy over the years from 1897 till 1953 – from when she was engaged to be married till the wedding of her eldest granddaughter, Joan Callcott. The photographs of Edith … Continue reading

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Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks)

Edith Florence Joy was the second youngest daughter of Henry Thomas Hicks and Mary Ann Hicks (nee McKenzie). She married John Charles Joy in 1901 and was widowed by 1910, with her two young children, Kenneth Charles Joy and Mary … Continue reading

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