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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 10:39 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 10:18 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 2:39 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, 17-10-2013 12:15 AM
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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 10:48 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 1:27 PM
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  1. PETERS, Margarite & Frederick

    Can somebody help with locating Margatethe Emma Peters (Margarite), husband Frederick Alfred Peters They were living in Windsor Brisbane at the time of her fathers death. Margarite was 61 years. I would not expect many 61 year olds to move interstate. I have checked the Ryerson Indexs, online...

    Started by Chisel‎, 29-04-2009 9:51 PM
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  2. Dunstone in Australia

    Hello Everyone! Here's a tough one for me. A bit of background. In 1976 a Dunstone family reunion was held in Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia. There was a lot of related people who turned up. A family tree had been produced (Well before the internet!) on paper from various...

    Started by howardjd‎, 29-01-2015 12:57 PM
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  3. Tasmanian Pioneer Index-JOHN CURRAN or SMITH

    A plea for help. Does anyone have a copy of the Tasmanian Pioneer Index 1803-1899. I have hit a wall with my G-G Grandfather-John Curran or John Smith from Hobart John Curran and Elizabeth ???? were parents of 4 sons. John Thomas Curran-b 20 July 1836, Thomas Curran b 13 April 1838, William Curran...

    Started by whitesavage‎, 11-03-2011 7:33 AM
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  4. 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 3:09 AM
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  5. Johanna Louisa Wilhelmine Bretag

    Wondering if any there are any descendants of Johanna Louisa Wilhelmine Bretag in Australia, she arrived with her family on the La Rochelle in 1855. Johanna was born about 1850. She was a sister to my great grandmother Ernistine Johanna Christine Bretag. I have a copy of a document which may be...

    Started by Jen Green‎, 09-05-2008 1:07 PM
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  6. South Australian births

    I am searching for descendants of the Andrews family Moonta South Australia. William Andrew( born 1824 Cornwall) and his wife Catherine (nee Collins) had a son William John Andrew 5 Jan 1855, he married Tabitha Harris in 1878 in Moonta South Australia. They also had a son William Charles Andrew 15...

    Started by maxinc‎, 31-08-2006 7:24 AM
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  7. Question Jack/John Roberts/Benalla/Sydney

    Jack/or John Roberts was my fathers half-brother.Born in Cardiff,Wales,UK,in 1900.Mother,Grace Elizabeth RobertsHe had a sister Dorrie,two brothers.Cyril & Arthur.He was the youngest.His father was Charles Honeywood Roberts who may have died around 1900. My Granny moved to Ilford in London & was a...

    Started by Barbara Ward‎, 07-02-2006 1:45 PM
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  8. Tom Sutcliffe Mallinson marriage/death

    I have found this info on an index and wonder whether anyone would be willing to look at the details for me. Tom Sutcliffe Mallinson death date 18th May 1935 South Australia page #1820 volume #569 Marriage index 1788-1950 South Australia 1917-1927 page#166 volume 274 I know he was born...

    Started by loobylou‎, 08-05-2013 9:37 PM
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  9. 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 2:23 PM
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  10. 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 10:45 AM
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  11. 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 1:09 AM
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  12. 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 2:45 AM
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  13. 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 9:05 AM
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  14. 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 9:56 PM
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  15. 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, 16-12-2009 12:27 AM
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  16. 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 1:45 PM
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  17. 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 5:20 AM
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  18. 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 6:16 PM
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  19. 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 4:46 PM
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  20. 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 10:40 PM
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