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  1. Colombo to England 1933

    My Father William Wilson Grant, worked for Wilson Latham & co. in Burma, and in 1933 took leave to travel back to England. He telegraphed a message to my Mother in Ceylon which read " Taking leave from 16th Feb. travelling Colombo Gloucestershire then onwards Rajputana" I have searched this ships...

    Started by gengrant‎, 07-07-2011 8:09 PM
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  2. Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd, Feb 1919

    Filed with Chris Copson's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A fine example of a printed letterhead (showing routes & offices) from The Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd, dated February 1919. The letter itself shows the 1915 price of a transatlantic crossing ($32.75 = 6.11.0). Anc****y, COP,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 03-12-2013 10:46 PM
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  3. Mormon Immigration Index

    UPDATE MARCH 2007 see last paragraph** I have a copy of this index on CD. It was of great use to me in my research as it contains information including transcripts of my ancestors letters as well as details of the Atlantic crossing and the trip up the Mississipi from New Orleans. The CD holds...

    Started by ziksby‎, 18-10-2004 8:44 AM
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  4. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Co, Sydney-London

    Filed with Albert Victor Copley's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A letter on headed notepaper from the PENINSULAR & ORIENTAL STEAM COMPANY, London Office, dated December 1918. Quotes the prices for Sydney-London single & return (second saloon) in March/May 1915 (6 weeks at sea? Gulp!) ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-11-2013 8:18 PM
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  5. Emigration to France in 1860

    Hello ! I would like to know if it is possible to find documents about the departure of my ancestors (Frederick Young and Harriett Richards and Frederick Henry Young, their son) from England to France: date, town of departure, official paper etc... The information that I have are the...

    Started by Alicha‎, 11-11-2013 2:44 PM
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  6. Emigration to Queensland 1877

    I thought the advert below might interest people. Its from a newspaper published in Pembrokeshire in 1877.

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 07-11-2013 9:29 PM
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  7. Nicholas, Mary and Thomas Wayte

    Nicholas Wayte was born in 1804 in England...he along with his wife and son left England and arrived in Canada in the 1800s...looking for a birthplace for Nicholas..any suggestions...since it was before 1837 unable to locate anything so far on him or other members of his family Suggestions...

    Started by glendagriffin‎, 01-10-2013 12:02 PM
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  8. Charles Boniface

    Hi. I'm trying to find out what happened to a distant uncle Charles Boniface b 1880 devonport Devon, England. He married a Sarah Salter & travelled to Canada with her on the Lake Monitaba in 1906. She returned with only 1 daughter & a new baby son but settled down without her husband Charles. He...

    Started by Lisa Dart‎, 24-09-2013 3:51 PM
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  9. jerry o'shea

    hi, im looking for information on a jerry o'shea that emigrated to america. he was born in 1867... his father was timothy o'shea born 1814/17 kerry,ireland his mother was julia born 1821 ireland. i think that they have connections with merthyr tydfil in south wales uk. he had brothers daniel born...

    Started by hansol730‎, 01-09-2013 1:52 PM
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  10. Passport application 1947

    hello, I am searching for information on my cousin, Timothy O'Connell born 1917, Kerry, Ireland. I lose sight of him after 1930, when his parents die. And find him again in May 1947, leaving Southampton to USA. My question is, Would there be useful information on the Passport application that...

    Started by teecee3467‎, 06-05-2013 7:59 PM
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  11. Passenger Lists to Australia 1875 ish

    I am stuck and have spent hours trawling through records and no joy :frown5: :frown: :frown: This is what I know. George Hall married Margaret Allen in 1873 in South Shields. Verner, their son was born in 1874 in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland. Their next son, Raymond, was born in 1877 in Victoria....

    Started by annew6‎, 01-05-2013 4:45 PM
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  12. Smile Emigration

    Could you please check 'Aided Immigration from Britain to South Africa 1857-1867' by Esme Bull for STEPHEN SMITHplus any other Smiths that may have emigrated. A Stephen Smith (English) from South Africa is my great great grandfather who settled in Wellington, South Africa. Thanks, Bev Smith

    Started by msbjsmith‎, 03-08-2013 4:38 AM
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  13. Records of immigration UK to New Zealand 1970

    Hi I'm trying to track down my father. All I have on him from my mum is that he emigrated to New Zealand in 1970- roughly. Does anyone have experience of searching for relevant records? Thanks Alison

    Started by Scribblingali‎, 11-08-2013 1:53 AM
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  14. info on marriage of george chapman vallance

    I am trying to find more info on my grandfather George Chapman Vallance whom I see, on another thread, may have married an Alice Wright as a second marriage, whom I believe died in 1958.Any info will be of great help. Thanks Mary

    Started by mary dwyer‎, 05-04-2013 5:00 PM
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  15. Grt Grt Grandfather Emigrated to South Africa

    Hello, I am trying to find when my Great Great Grandfather, William Dixon (born 29th August 1843 and lived with his family of three sons in Barnard Castle ) emigrated to Cape Town . He is registered in the 1871 Census at Barnard Castle, and we have an entry in the family Bible that he died in Cape...

    Started by Penny143‎, 05-08-2013 11:31 AM
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  16. South Africa Immigration

    A cousin Richard Stotter travelled to South Africa sometime between 1861 and 1862. Richard married Mary Ann Ellis in London in 1861 in London. They had a son William born in South Africa in 1862. The family returned to England where William was baptised in 1866. I'm wondering whether Richard...

    Started by Annamarie‎, 25-07-2013 9:52 AM
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  17. Aided immigration to South Africa

    Hi I wonder if anyone has the book "Aided immigration from Britain to South Africa 1857 to 1867"by Esme Bull. I am trying to trace a Willaim James Barnes that left the UK as a child with his uncle Abe Barnes. William was born about 1854 (have no idea where!) after his father, who was a soldier was...

    Started by louisem‎, 24-07-2013 2:36 PM
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  18. Assisted Immigration records

    Hi, I am looking for details on my g-g grandfather John Osborne D'arcy who came to Australia in 1876. I have the information on his passage, his marriage when he got to Australia and also have his death certificate. All of these state that he was born in England around 1855 and and that his fathers...

    Started by ozEgal‎, 27-03-2006 10:04 AM
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  19. Re BENJAMIN DAVIS 1869-1946

    My Late Grandfather BENJAMIN DAVIS always insisted that he travelled to AUSTRALIA age 16 as Cabin Boy to the new Viceroy on either the GREAT EASTERN or the GREAT WESTERN and then returned to Britain in time for his Wedding in Dublin in 1890 to ISABELLA LEVENSTON. Can anyone throw light on the...

    Started by firebird‎, 04-07-2013 1:54 PM
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  20. Edwin Trenerry born 1836 in cornwall

    Hi Is anyone able to look up the possible emigration of Edwin Trenerry b 1836 cornwall England to Australia. He is the son of William Trenerry and Suky Eastmead , the last time I find him on the Uk census is 1851 aged 15. I think he possibly emigrated with his brother William martin Trenerry, i...

    Started by Bonsaitron‎, 14-02-2010 5:18 PM
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