Kings Meadows Convict Station discovery finds artefacts, convict hat
Albany, Fremantle and Perth: The three oldest cities in Western Australia: At each other’s throats.
Was your ancestor a member of the Sons of Australia Benefit Society (1837-1897)?
Joseph Dyson became a husband and a father (though not necessarily in that order) during the year 1872. It was time for him to strike out and get a house of his own. Thus the second Dyson’s corner was formed.
A brief overview of George Dyson’s life, the most accomplished Dyson you’ve never heard about.
When Thomas Dyson was a young boy, he shot the son of his father’s main business rival in the head. After that, his fortunes could only improve.
Fanny Dyson’s end was horrible and no-one comes out of this event looking good.
The new evidence
This is a reconstruction of the last years of the life of Mrs Frances (Fanny) Dyson, the first wife of James Dyson, and mother to his first four children. This is a very different narrative to the one that which has heretofore been told, and has been accepted as the truth for nigh on one hundred and twenty years.
A visit to the Old East Perth Cemetery, where generations of Colonial Western Australians have been laid to uneasy rest, including all too many Dysons.