The Adventures of Captain Durant and the Washington Irving. Part 1

Link to Part 2 In 1855 Edwin Gransden arrived in Sydney on the Washington Irving, Captained by Isaac Durant. Durant had only been Captain of the Washington Irving for a short time with a Captain John Jones being the Captain prior … Continue reading

Longbottom- Gransdens in the Concord Area

On his marriage certificate Edwin Gransden declared his usual residence to be in Cumberland County, Sydney area, in NSW. By the time of Edwins marriage Robert Gransden, Edwins eldest brother was already living in Bathurst (NSW Bathurst GPO, Government Gazettes., … Continue reading

Where to next with Edwin?

Warning for Aboriginals: this article may contain images and views of deceased people. There are a lot of things that I would like to research and add into Edwins story to make it more readable and more relevant. So I … Continue reading

Edwin Gransden

It has been some time since I last did a blog post and I have decided that I really need to get back into it. So I am going to use this blog to organise some of my research so … Continue reading