The Manning Family Tree showing key characters* in the book 

Bert Manning

[grandfather]

1881-1918

[plus eight other siblings] 

Ella Manning

(nee Harrison)

[grandmother] 

1876-1943

Meredith Watling

[grandfather]  

1878-1955

Kate Watling

(nee Denny) 

[grandmother]

David Manning

[father]

1914-1996

Lorna Manning (nee Watling)

[mother] 

1915-1967

Bob Hockey

[partner]  

1944 -

Jenny

1946 -

Will Watling

[uncle]  

Dorothy Gould

(nee Watling)

[aunt]  

Donald Gould

[uncle and father's boyhood friend] 

Arthur Manning

[uncle] 

1911-1943

Sally Hockey

(nee Timperley)

[daughter-in-law]  

1973 -

Gareth Hockey

[son] 

1971 -

Jo Hockey   

[daughter]

1968 -

 Dennis Martin

[son-in-law]

1966 -

Blue Hockey Martin

[granddaughter] 

2001 -

Rhys Hockey

[grandson] 

2007 -

Jess Hockey

[granddaughter] 

2011-

*Click on the names that are underlined to go directly to their pages.