Charts, Indexes and Profile

Mosman July 1961

My 21st Birthday – l to r, Carole (sister), Zacharia (Bill), Grandmother Thom (1.1.2), me, mum, dad

This page is the introduction to the charts of my parents.


Parents of Grahame Robert Thom

1.1 Robert Alexander Thom (known as Bob)
born 9 June 1916, Campsie, Sydney, NSW
married 6 January 1940 Crows Nest, Sydney NSW, Lillian Merle Lane
died 23 August 1985, Mosman, Sydney, NSW
grocer, tram conductor, shopkeeper, private hotel proprietor, clerk/storeman

1.2 Lillian Merle Lane (known as Merle)
born 4 February 1918, Annandale, Sydney, NSW
second marriage September 1969, St Leonards, Sydney, NSW, Alexander Gibson who died 13 September 1969, St Leonards, NSW
third marriage March 1972, Chatswood, Sydney, NSW, Hedley William Hunter
after divorcing Hedley Hunter in June 1982 used surname Gibson
died 22 October 2005, Brisbane, Queensland

Click on links below to see the extended charts.


Over the years I have compiled several indexes and to enable others to benefit by seeing these indexes I have included them on my web sit; click on link below to see

PCC Wills
Convict Ships to Australia – Medical Journals
Emigrant Ships to Australasia 1825 – 1853

Article on Chelsea Pensioners in Australia

Interesting photograph

Click on link below to see an interesting photo I took while on holidays in March 2010. We visited the small town of Akaroa east of Christchurh, and there found a cemetery where the early French settlers who established the town are buried.

My Profile

Click on the link below to see an article that outlines my interest in family history.

Home Page

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My father’s chart

Robert Alexander Thom

My mother’s chart

Lillian Merle Lane


Indexes I have created and an article

French Cemetery sign post

The sign to the French Cemetery is interestingly positioned near some other signs

My Interest in Family History

My profile published in Descent in 2010