My Family

Dorval, Tamworth, Staffordshire
"Dorval", where I was born ( in the main bedroom on the first floor) on what was originally the Estate of Sir Robert Peal, founder of the Police Force, near Tamworth, Staffordshire.

These selected photographs show members of my family from circa 1952
to the present day (2014)

Seal of the Borough of Lymington


Myself and Parents with friends at Lymington 1952
Myself (back left) with my parents
Jack Byard and Mavis (Pearce)
with two young Hobbs friends circa 1952 at Lymington.

Photo taken on my 21st Birthday
Taken on my 21st Birthday, at The Old Rialto Building, Melbourne.

My Father, Jack - Mother, Mavis and Roger at the new house (and garden being dug) at Glenroy
C. 1955.

My first Marriage 2nd May 1964, with Marcia, John Dickinson, my Mother, Evelyn and Mart Chaffer

My Father, Jack, and Roger about three months before his death at the early age of 54 years.

Anne and I at Scotts Church, Melbourne.
Anne and I on our Wedding Day
at Scotts Church, Melbourne.

Cutting our Wedding Cake
At the Indian Tea Centre,
Bourke Street, Melbourne

Our Wedding Group at Indian Tea Centre, Melbourne
Our Wedding Group L to R:
Mirek Stuart(Best Man) my Mother,Me, Anne, Phil Edwards (Father) and Joan(Mother)

Hereward The Wake, our Old English Sheepdog
'"Twotrees Hereward the Wake of Yalumba" our Old English Sheepdog and our first pet dog in England as a married couple.
Annaliese's Graduation photograph at Liverpool University
Annaliese Graduating on 1st July 2002 with a BA(Hons) Degree
in Archaeology from
Liverpool University
Skeletons in the Moat of Oxford Castle
One year later digging in the former moat of Oxford Castle with the three skeletons of former prisoners that she unearthed.
General view of Oxford Castle Site,
General view of the Archaeological site at Oxford Castle and Gaol August 2003.
Edward in the Peninsular Dining Room of Oriana
Edward (who arranged for my visit) in the Peninsular Dining Room aboard P and O's new "Oriana" on the occasion of my 63rd Birthday
Michael 70th Birthday
My 70th Birthday celebrated at the Garden Hotel, Pastida, Rhodes with Anne and Annaliese

Five Women who have had an influence on my life
Five Women who have influenced my Life

Anne,Isis Fundraising 2010
Anne, Isis Fundraising, 2010
Anne with BA Degree
Anne with her Bachelor of Arts in English Degree, 2012, through the Open University, Honours to follow.
Anne with Vice Chancellor
Anne and Vice Chancellor as she graduates with Honours, 29th September 2013 at Portsmouth Guildhall.
Anne outside Portsmouth Guildhall
Anne after Graduating, on the steps of Portsmouth Guildhall, 29th September 2013.
AnneBA-Official Photo
Anne Bachelor of Arts with Honours 2013
Michael MA Exeter
Myself, Master of Arts with Merit 2007
Annaliese MSc-Oxford 2013
Annaliese Master of Science 2013
Anne, Husband and Daughter
Anne with Michael and Annaliese
Conferring of Degrees at Oxford
Annaliese (centre) at the conferring of degrees in the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford University.
Mother and Daughter
Annaliese with Mother
Annaliese, Father and Mother
Annaliese, Anne and myself outside the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford University.
Annaliese with Paul
Annaliese with Paul
FatherAndDaughter
Annaliese with Father
Our Dogs
Our Cars
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