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My interest in who went before me was sparked after the death of my mother in the mid 1990s. Amongst her papers was a copy of a small Whelan family history document compiled in 1976 by my father's cousin Eileen for the occasion of my grandparents' 60th wedding anniversary. I had not previously been aware of the document. It seems likely that the material Eileen had gathered was by word of mouth; but Eileen and most of those who contributed to that material are gone, and the knowledge they had is lost forever.
This website contains a summary of some of my family
history. The Whelan, Hildebrand and Ballantyne lines
are on my father's side; the Williams line is my mother's
side. Click on one of the family group links above to read
more. Genuine family history researchers wishing to know
more about a family group should email me (see below for
If you have a query I will respond to your email promptly. You may like to include a phone number so I can call and have a chat if that seems appropriate.
AT tonywhelan DOT net
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