Prominent human rights & social justice lawyer Geoffrey Robertson is also descended from emigrants on the William Nicol 1837 from the Isle of Skye – another glimpse into the times of our ancestors as they left the Scotland in the 19th Century – more
Who am I ? Kerrie Anne Christian (nee Adams), a great great great great granddaughter of Angus and Mary McKenzie, via their son Alexander Jnr, and his first Australian born child, Mary Ann Hicks nee McKenzie.
They came to the Illawarra in 1837 as impoverished Bounty Immigrants sailing from the Isle of Skye, Scotland, across the world on the William Nicol.
From childhood Mum would take us to the Family Graves at St Augustine's Bulli, including Mary Ann Hicks nee McKenzie. What were the stories of her family ?