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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you have a convict ...

    A new site has just been launched, based on the research of the late Lesley Uebel. For information on convicts to Australia, the ships they travelled on and their lifestyle afterwards, you'll find this most useful. http://www. hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/index.php Sandra :yesnod:

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 25-01-2014 9:39 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hawkesbury Internet Resources

    A free monthly news sheet is distributed by the Hawkesbury Family History Group with information about events a resources. Current & archived copies can be accessed at www.hfhg.hawkesbury.net.au If you would like to be placed on the mailing list email history@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au Enquiries,...

    Started by christanel‎, 25-01-2014 9:18 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inmates Register 1860-1872 Ballarat

    If you have anyone in Victoria you can't locate, they might have been here. They come from all over the place. Lists birthplace, arrival in colony, age, parents and lots of other info. Well worth a look. The Inmates Register 1860-1872 of the Ballarat Benevolent Asylum ( Victoria, Australia ),...

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 29-10-2013 1:39 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: More Australian sites

    Australian newspapers http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper?q= Cemeteries http://www.australiancemeteries.com/ http://austcemindex.com/ NSW

    Started by christanel‎, 16-10-2013 11:15 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Excellent sites for researching convicts

    The Convicts to Australia site is an excellent resource for those researching convict ancestry. It has good general background information and lots of useful links. Also, see the Sentenced Beyond the Seas database of convicts in New South Wales, which includes information copied from resources...

    Started by Procat‎, 31-01-2010 9:48 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Australian BDM certificates

    Fact Sheet 89 National Archives of Australia http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs89.aspx General information Because each State or Territory in Australia maintains its own records searching can be more difficult. There are also privacy restrictions on the years that the available...

    Started by Procat‎, 23-10-2008 12:27 PM
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  1. Electoral Districts 1943 NSW

    Help needed to find out the electoral district for this address: 14 Riverina Flats, 3 Park Parade, Waverley, NSW. Assuming the sub-district is Waverley? The only other information I have is partial name George Mac ..... Any help will be brilliant - thanks.

    Started by Shropgirl‎, 15-07-2014 1:23 PM
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  2. Maria HATHAWAY (nee Guy)

    Hi Everyone I am trying to trace what happened to Maria Guy and like a recent post I made (different relative) Maria I think left for distant shores and was almost forgotten. Except she is thought to have been the custodian of our family bible. I am not about trying to get it back but she must...

    Started by Elma‎, 03-01-2010 9:45 AM
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  3. Latest from Trove

    Queensland Figaro, Warwick Examiner and Times and Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser. Unfortunately, my lot weren't in this area. Sandra

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 17-05-2012 2:09 AM
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  4. Unhappy Lone child's Grave Deal Island Bass Strait

    Hi, Hoping someone can assist with naming of this child. It is a really lonely grave marked Baker - daughter of Reverend Baker died at sea on the Lima 1872 aged 11. This is the only information I have. I am helping the caretaker of Deal Island who has limited internet access (as you would...

    Started by minack‎, 03-03-2012 12:09 AM
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  5. Question Loose

    Is there any one out there who can help on information re a very elusive Florence Loose; All I have is a birth certificate for my mother (deceased) which has" father Arthur Spencer Harvey 34years,born Nelson, N.Z. and mother Florence Harvey formerly Loose 22 years, born Brancaster Staithe England,...

    Started by JJOP‎, 21-11-2007 1:45 AM
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  6. Passenger list for Marco Polo 1853

    Hi I am trying to find a full passenger list for Marco Polo 1853 I believe Jane Wallace may have been 1 of the 53 deaths on board.51 children and 2 adults died.I have not been able to find any deaths in Australia .William Hugh Wallace was her husband he remarried and stated he was a widower

    Started by ailhug‎, 01-06-2014 8:05 AM
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  7. Robert Catchpole Beaudesert 1895

    Looking for Robert who came to Beaudesert in 1895 (not the Robert who had married Cronk.) .Was a teamster ? .Born Kings Lynn 1861 but left from Lowestoft for Australia in 1895ish.

    Started by lynneg‎, 21-05-2014 8:56 PM
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  8. F Cook & D Salter family Taree/Old Bar

    For those interested in my family tree. My mum Doris Frances Salter (Frances Doris Salter) died in a car accident on the 24th October 1969 on the Old Bar Road near Metz Road. I turned 5yo on the 8th December 1969. My dad Frederick Joseph Bruyn Cook never re-married and died of cancer in 1987....

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 15-12-2009 11:27 PM
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  9. Francis Herbert Sims--did he go to Australia?

    Hopefully, I'm asking this in the right forum. (I'm new on here). For many years we've had a family rumour about an uncle that joined the navy and was lost aboard a ship that was sunk during WW1 and, until now, no other details except a photograph of a man in uniform. The rumour goes that, at a...

    Started by rhsd22‎, 17-05-2014 12:45 PM
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  10. henry Paulin

    Henry paulin arrived at port Philip Victoria 12.1.1849 an immigrant , on board the ship Manchester from London. Could anybody please suggest websites I can use to find what henry did after his arrival please. I think that it was to early for the gold rush. appreciate all suggestions thanks...

    Started by kevynne‎, 07-05-2014 4:20 AM
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  11. William Chick (b 1838 Bridport) d Melbourne?

    W = William Chick (born Bridport 1838), son of Matthew Chick and Sarah Hallett. E = Elizabeth Payton (born Bethnal Green 1839), daughter of Josiah Payton and Charlotte Elizabeth Cole. W married E in Shoreditch on 25 Dec 1858. They had a daughter called Elizabeth Sarah Chick who died in 1862. At...

    Started by Bob2000‎, 13-10-2013 5:16 PM
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  12. Attempting to locate my grandfather BERT WEBB

    My grandfather (who I never knew) was born in 1900 in Leicestershire, England and, on the 10/02/1925 he boarded the ship 'The Borda' from London, bound for Melbourne. On 13/12/1929 he returned to London (apparently from Melbourne) on the ship 'The Mongolia' which left Sydney (Pyrmont) on...

    Started by jcsturgis‎, 01-04-2014 3:46 PM
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  13. Opie/Oppy Cornwall and South Australia

    Ref Opie/Oppy Cornwall and South Australia Hi All, Tracing family with help from my friend Rosemary my family tree in Cornwall and now Australia for surname Opie/Oppy. Francis Oppy/Opie grand uncle of wife of great grandfather Birth abt 1809 in Cornwall Death 23 June 1893 in Propect...

    Started by suenicholson117‎, 14-03-2014 9:40 PM
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  14. Dennis Vowles b. 1808 in Warwickshire

    Can anyone help me find my ancestor Dennis Vowles. He was transported on the Woodbridge arrived NSW 1840. He then disappeared. I can't find him back in in Britain, so I expect he stayed downunder. I've had people on the Warwickshire forum here looking, about 4 years ago. I'm hoping someone can...

    Started by shaygriff‎, 24-03-2014 9:27 PM
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  15. Condon Family.

    Can anyone help? Looking for Richard Alwyn Condon born around 1913, possibly in Cairns, Queensland. Parents possibly Augustus Reuben Condon and Dora Ann (nee Lake). Know there's a lot of "possiblys" here, but info is very sketchy. Richard Alwyn Condon married my aunt, Eileen Dorothy Norris in...

    Started by jeddah‎, 22-01-2014 4:22 AM
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  16. Question William Merrilees

    Hi I am searching for William Merrilees b about 1820. I know that he married in Barbara Brownhill in 1859 in Adelaide. The marriage record on SA bdm say his father was William Merrilees and that his age was 39. He died in Newcastle NSW in 1888. His death record on NSW bdm says his father was...

    Started by Fiona67‎, 03-11-2013 11:36 AM
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  17. DR ARTHUR WORSLEY POWELL PAIGNTON & BENDIGO

    DR ARTHUR WORSLEY POWELL PAIGNTON (DEVON) & BENDIGO PAIGNTON & BENDIGO/SANDHURST AUSTRALIA I am trying to find information on Arthur Worsley Powell who was the son of William Powell. Not for the Powell family as such but for the fact that ANNIE DAVIES was taken in by William...

    Started by gilian rowland‎, 05-03-2014 2:14 AM
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  18. James LAVENDER

    Hi, My Gx2 GM, Sarah Sutton, married James Lavender in 1878 in Richmond, NSW in the District registry office. The marriage cert. states he was 23 yrs old, a farmer and illegitimate. No other information given about parentage!! His death was in 1929 on 'Tennyson', his son's farm in North...

    Started by gaelwyn‎, 08-02-2014 4:26 AM
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  19. Question Nurse/Towner - Simpson, O'Donnell, Hocking, Murchie

    I am looking for descendents of Charles Henry Nurse (d1972) and Dorothy Kate Towner (1897-1968) Children: Eileen Doris (b abt 1919) married Maxwell Murchie in 1942 (*3 daughters, fireman on trains) Thelma Edith (b abt 1921) married Clarence Robert Hocking in 1946 (*1 daughter, fire brigade)...

    Started by JETART‎, 01-11-2005 4:24 PM
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  20. OPIE & DEVONSHIRE South Australia

    http://www.british-genealogy.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23418 Taking up the thread here, from Exeter, since we are now into Australia. Births, South Australia father: Edward Andrew OPIE, mother Mary Jane DEVONSHIRE Annie, 17 July 1849, Adelaide, District: Ade Book: 2 Page: 179

    Started by ChristineR‎, 16-11-2007 2:50 AM
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