MCATACKNEY, George

Origin Belfast Northern Ireland
Accompanying Family Wife Elizabeth (known as Lily)their children, Geraldine, Teresa, Gerard, Patrick, Mary, Damien, Angela and Deirdre
First settled in Perth
Original Occupation Boot & Shoe Repairer (Shoe Maker)
Occupation in Australia Trades Assistant

Fairstar

Departure Port South Hampton
Arrival Year 1966

Fremantle

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Geordie and Lily arrived with 8 children, their clothes, a few toys and a great attitude. Living all their lives in WA's northern suburbs where Elizabeth was born in Osborne Park Hospital. Lily is now 77 with 22 grandchildren and her first great grand chichild due in April 2005.

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