THE HORNBYS





Francis and Richard emmigrated to Australia arriving in Melbourne. They were following
their friend and mentor; Mr Dowling who took up a selection on the Little Murray River.
They were supposed to learn orchading but Francis decided to try his luck in a ballot for dairy farms at Dorrigo.

See Dorrigo

Francis



Anne Stewart(Always known as Dorothy)  (nee Ross), 
Margaret Anne (nee Stewart) and
- Francis James stepping out.

Grandma (Margaret Anne) was always elegant - Joan




Joan, Margaret Anne, Dianne at front.
Guy, Betty and Judith at rear

1938






Margaret Anne & Dianne
1935




Francis James with Joan

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Richard stayed in Victoria while Francis took up a land grant at
Dorrigo where Ray and Len were born.



Just before the war the family moved to Sutherland, Sydney. 

Francis (Frank) James HORNBY 
b 9.10.1875 d 18.1.55

married 

Margaret Anne STEWART
b 24.9.1878 d 20.3.59


Margaret Anne





Francis James at the market garden.

He always wore sandshoes and was a 
lovely gentleman - Joan



Francis left Melbourne and travelled by packet
boat to Bellingen to take up a selection at Dorrigo

Francis and Margaret had 4 sons. The last two were born at Dorrigo:


Jack Catazzi HORNBY b 9.10.1903

Guy Stewart HORNBY b 22.5.1907

Francis Walter Leonard HORNBY b 6.7.1910 

Ray Harold HORNBY b 17.8.1912

 

THE BROTHERS


DORRIGO



FROMELLES


STEWARTS


VINCENTS



SANDOWN HALL AND LODGE



LOUISE CORTAZZI, Hugh, Alice and Richard