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  1. William Cowling - who was he?

    On 2 Feb 1907 William Cowling, aged 30 (b c 1877), arrived in Liverpool on board "Campania" from New York. The passenger list gives no further clue to his identity. Is there any record of his embarkation in New York that might be more helpful? I am trying to trace a William George Cowling (born...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 27-10-2014 9:57 AM
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  2. LOCK - SHIPS RECORDS

    My father-in-law decided to see what Canada was like with a view to emigrating there in the 1950s. I have found a record of when he returned to England: Robert Lock, Birth 1921, Arrival 23 Oct 1952, Liverpool, England, Departure Montréal, Québec, Canada Other Montreal, but cannot find a record of...

    Started by daisynook‎, 29-08-2014 9:29 AM
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  3. Smile The ISTG Database

    Hello :-) I have been searching for my Aunt on the ISTG database. However even though i know what year she arrived in the USA, she is not listed. Is the ISTG complete ? A while ago i was told about a missed sailings database, could she be on that ? If so can any member with experience in...

    Started by Janette1169‎, 28-08-2014 10:19 AM
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  4. Bailey Rosanna

    Trying to find Rosanna. She was born in Manningford Bohune Wiltshire 1809. I have found a marriage for a Rosanna in America in 1827. Is there an emigration list for Wiltshire dating back to early 1820's?Her parents were Thomas and Maria Bailey and they had nine children. Any help would be...

    Started by Wentworth‎, 11-07-2014 2:23 AM
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  5. Frederick G Rogers and Alice Lines

    After his wife Elizabeth died in 1882 Frederick's family moved to live with relations in Yorkshire. Did he also go to Yorkshire? Frederick born 1845 in Midsomer Norton Somerset. At some time c1890 Frederick went to USA and there married Alice Lines (b Hoxne 1859). She had been working in...

    Started by radstockjeff‎, 03-07-2014 8:27 PM
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  6. Eliza Rodd Vinson

    Eliza Rodd Vinson, my Great Great Grandmother (born: 24 Feb 1815 - Cornwall, England, death: 22 Feb 1882 - Lancaster, Nebraska) widowed wife of William S Vinson (born: 1 Mar 1802 - Welcombe, Devon, England, married: 27 Mar 1834 - Cornwall, England, death: Dec 1854 - Cornwall, England)...

    Started by Lee Vinson‎, 14-06-2014 6:53 PM
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  7. Emma Godfree/Lewis

    I have been researching Emma GODFREE born in 1844 and baptised 8.Sept 1844 Lambeth St Mary, Surrey. Her parents were Robert Godfree & Susannah Payne Lynn. Emma married an American Soldier called George Lewis at St Judes Church Chelsea on the 11th February 1871, George's address is given as...

    Started by gardenpest29‎, 11-06-2014 3:32 PM
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  8. Emigration from Ireland

    Hi all, I wonder if someone could please look up my ancestors on passenger lists emigrating from Ireland. I have a subscription to FMP at the moment but I have searched and I haven't been able to find anything. I have recently been given this information from another researcher but I just...

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 06-06-2014 5:28 PM
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  9. Need to know the county in Ireland

    My great-great grandfather was born in Ireland about 1828. His father's name was David Cunningham and he was a journeyman stone mason. James went by ship to England and settled in Deptford, Kent. I don't know when he arrived to England. He married Ellen Brown in 1861 in Greenwich and lived in...

    Started by Linda Sue‎, 06-06-2014 6:51 AM
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  10. Red face Charles Foreman again !!!

    I am still searching for Charles Foreman, re my previous posts. Born 1834 Westbury Wiltshire. His step father was Isaac Brown. Every birth, marriage and death certificate I bought was not him. ( only 2 census entries, 1841/1851 after that, nothing .) His parents died in the 1850s in Westbury...

    Started by silverday‎, 03-06-2014 2:47 AM
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  11. Ann and William S. Hopkins from UK to US

    Looking for information on emigration routes/lists from UK to US c. 1840-1890. Great Great Grandfather: William S. Hopkins b. 1828 (farmer in Indiana US 1900 Census @ age 42) Great Great Grandmother: Ann Hopkins b. 1829 (b. --?) Children: Margaret, George, Delila, Matilda, Servetus,...

    Started by crownart‎, 17-05-2014 9:41 PM
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  12. Post Samuel (Walter) SPARROW, emigrant

    Family tradition, as relayed by my father some years ago, has it that this great-great-uncle of mine emigrated to the USA. This happened most likely in the 1860s, when he was in his twenties, and most likely of all, around 1865-66, when his siblings also began to leave Suffolk, though on rather...

    Started by Allan F Sparrow‎, 22-09-2013 9:27 AM
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  13. Passenger Disappears En Route

    Hello All I have a possible match for my maternal great grandmother leaving Liverpool on the 2nd September 1910 on board the SS Victorian leaving Liverpool bound for Quebec and Montreal. The name is Anne E Griffiths. However when I come to find her on the arrival records for the two Canadian...

    Started by icrookham‎, 27-04-2014 3:30 PM
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  14. Julius Pekrul to Canada

    Hi I have been trying to find when my Great Grandfather came to Canada? (Julius Pekrul) He is listed in the 1901 Canadian census his year of arrival is 1895. I don't know what port. I have tried all sort of different site to no avail. Some of the passenger lists I have looked at on Canadian...

    Started by thebear20_0‎, 19-03-2014 10:30 PM
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  15. Coming from Australia to Devon in late 1800's

    I have just discovered that one of my ancestors married William James Powell (Or James William Powell depending on which Devon census/record you believe!)born 1864 in East Maitland, Australia. I'm not at all familiar with how Australia is set up for BMD, don't know of Tasmania is included as part...

    Started by Indigo_Child‎, 06-04-2014 8:50 PM
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  16. I can do Lookups on Emigrants

    I have obtained a few books that may help someone else. I have The Complete book of Emigrants 1607-1660 and The Complete book of Emigrants 1700-1750, all by Peter Wilson Coldham. On browsing, I see it includes Barbados and other islands, besides the American Colonies. if you have someone you...

    Started by teecee3467‎, 26-03-2014 11:13 PM
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  17. When did he return from Canada?

    I have previously asked for help with this on another forum, but without success. I hope I may have better luck here. John Cowling (b 1873) and Christopher Postlethwaite (b 1885), both of Brentor, Devon, sailed from Southampton for New York on 29 April 1914. On arrival at Ellis Island they...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 25-03-2014 9:28 AM
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  18. Children emigrating from family

    My great aunt was sent to Canada in 1912. The family story is that her father had died in Canada whilst trying to save money to send for his wife and children left behind. By 1911 the elder children had either emigrated to Canada by themselves or settled in employment in England. The 2 youngest...

    Started by diy356‎, 21-01-2014 12:13 AM
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  19. Smile Merchant Ship Passenger lists - 1750's

    I realize this is a very long shot, but I was wondering if there is some repository in the UK that preserved records of shipping manifests and passenger lists from London to New York in the 1750's., I am specifically looking for information on the Brig Nebuchadnezzar in 1752, Captain John...

    Started by HART,D‎, 01-03-2014 1:06 AM
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  20. Smile Samuel Hare Colchester

    Can someone help me with any information on a Samuel Hare Colchester born in Bosmere england 1841 and came to South Africa How, where and When

    Started by Sidneyc‎, 11-12-2013 11:27 AM
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