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Who am I ? Kerrie Anne Christian (nee Adams), a great great granddaughter of Alfred George Joy & wife Jeanett Newlands - via their son John Charles Joy who married Edith Florence Hicks in 1901.
The Joys have been associated with the Illawarra since 1901, although on their Hicks side they date back to 1826 in the Illawarra, and linked to the Northern Illawarra from 1830.
I live in Thirroul overlooking Sandon Point and from childhood Mum would take us to the Joy-Hicks Family Graves at St Augustine's Bulli. The names intrigued me - what were their stories? Uncovering them was harder in the past. Finally with Trove & the Web it's possible to discover & share so many more of these stories across our Joy Family.
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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
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
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
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