Macpherson family gathers in Bulahdelah for reunion Bulahdelah, Wootton, Nerong by NOTA - November 3, 2016 Macpherson Reunion: Descendants of Charles and Dora. Over 150 descendants of Charles and Dora Macpherson gathered in Bulahdelah recently for a weekend of re-acquaintance and talk. Nine of Charles and Dora’s eleven children were represented at the reunion with families travelling from as far away as Perth for the celebrations. The get-together began with a picnic at Mungo Brush which was a popular spot for the Macpherson family in years gone by, particularly around Christmas and New Year for the Mungo Regatta. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or [email protected] Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE The large family attended a Thanksgiving and Worship Service at Bulahdelah Uniting Church on the Sunday morning which was followed by speeches and impromptu singing of old Scottish songs. As part of the celebrations, a large cake made by Robyn Guthrie was cut by two of Charles and Dora’s daughters, Thora and Nancy, to the singing of Auld Lang Syne. Family members also enjoyed a book compiled by David Macpherson containing family details, photographs and anecdotes dating back to the 1820’s and a family tree wall chart stretching 20 metres around the church hall. The gathering moved to Bulahdelah Showground for a BBQ lunch, tennis, swimming and games. Some family members also went on a bush walk to the sight where Colin was killed in 1939 out the back of “Montrose,” the original family home. The families enjoyed a wonderful weekend of sharing and have been blessed with knowing God’s hand upon them. The event was organised by Thora-Lou Smith with the assistance of many helpers and had been 12 months in the making. Macpherson Reunion: Descendants of Charles and Dora. Macpherson Reunion: Descendants of Charles and Dora. Reunion: Bill and Nancy Leng with Thora and Jack Ireland.