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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Question To Australia

    I am looking for the immigration , whether voluntary or involuntary of a John Talbot Coram to Australia and eventually to Tasmania sometime before 1861. His family appears to have come from Wellington in Somerset. Can anyone suggest where I can start?

    Started by Di&Trev‎, 13-12-2004 11:30 PM
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  11. The ship Eleanor to Australia 1841.

    Richard Elphick and his wife Bathsheba (Friend) and their 2 sons, Charles aged 5 and William aged 18mths (became my gt gt grandfather), all from Hawkhurst, Kent travelled to Aus aboard the Eleanor. Richard died at sea. The Eleanor left Cork 18 April 1841 and arrived in Botany Bay 21 August...

    Started by truey52‎, 22-05-2013 10:39 AM
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    Dear British Genealogy/Emigration Forum Please can you help with this enquiry. Thank you. Priscilla May Pope married Robert Thrasher/Thresher. Our ancestor Priscilla May Pope was born in Hartest in 1840. Priscilla is not found on the 1861 census. We believe that Priscilla emigrated to...

    Started by CourtenayL‎, 11-05-2013 11:16 PM
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  13. passenger lists from USA to England

    I have successfully found my grandmother and her two sisters on passenger lists to New York in 1893 and 1895. However my grandmother and one sister were only visiting USA (New York). I don't know whether the other sister stayed in USA or whether she also returned. Has anyone any idea how I may...

    Started by pauline217‎, 23-01-2005 11:51 PM
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  14. 125,000 British children migrated to Canada

    Approximately 125,000 children were sent to Canada from England, under the Child Immigration scheme from 1833-1939. These boys and girls ranged in age from toddlers to adolescents and were all unaccompanied by their parents even though only one-third of them were orphans. Most emigrant children...

    Started by Lori.o‎, 23-01-2012 4:12 PM
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  15. Talking Farlies in Australia and India

    I'm trying to trace the descendants of my greatuncle Albert and his wife Elsie. They lived for a while in India (Indian Civil Service or Army?) where at least the first 2 children, Albert and Daphne were born. He died in Hobart, Tasmania in 1985. At least one of his children, Brian, ended up out...

    Started by MauriceFarlie‎, 08-02-2006 9:53 AM
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    10-04-2013, 1:29 PM Go to last post
  16. finding out if a relative emigrated or nor

    hello I hope that I can post this here but I have found my grand mother and am pretty sure that her and her mum dad and siblings went to Canada after she was sent away to have my father who she left for adoption, I think that I have the correct person and family going off in 1927 but I am...

    Started by jamesmantle‎, 07-04-2013 5:02 PM
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  17. Port of Departure 1855

    The clipper Omega sailed from England to Australia (Melbourne) in January 1855 arriving sometime in May 1855. Can anyone please confirm the port of departure? Was it London or Southampton? thanks radstockjeff

    Started by radstockjeff‎, 15-02-2013 4:38 PM
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  18. Australia 1874

    I was browsing the newspapers that have just gone on line at National Library of Wales, and came across the advert below, which thought might be of interest to those who have ancestors that went to Australia. Even though its about South Australia, I am sure that the other states would not have...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 17-03-2013 10:48 PM
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  19. Massachusetts marriage records

    I am looking for the marriage in Massachusetts, USA c. 1905-1910 between John McCahill and Catherine (Cassie) Furey. Is the only available source of this information the Massachusetts public record directory? Being a subscription based site, I'm keen to establish if this information is available...

    Started by stevenwright02‎, 14-10-2012 8:17 PM
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  20. Francis King, his wife and daughters to U.S.A

    Francis King was born in St. Hilary, Cornwall, about 1832. He married Eliza Mollard just before the 1861 census. He was a Miner. Between the years 1861-1866 they had 3 daughters - Eliza, Caroline and Ann. Their last child was born 4 March 1866 and baptised as Anne on 26 March 1866. The...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 07-02-2013 10:20 PM
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