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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Ipswich Qld "Wife cries over cottage" article

    Does anyone have access to the Queensland Times, The Ipswich, Qld. for July 10, 2010? There is an article in it by Beryl Johnston the History columnist about a chap named Alexander ROLLO whose father was brother to my direct rellie. I would really appreciate a scan or a photo of it if someone...

    Started by Bertie‎, 13-12-2011 12:02 PM
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  13. Angry EVANS 1865 Sussex to Victoria

    I have discovered that my EVANS family went to Australia aboard the Rockhampton which docked at Port B (I believe this to be Port Phillip), Victoria in February, 1865. I have been searching all the Australian sites and forums that I can find - actually, I have been floundering around! - to try...

    Started by June Harvey‎, 15-10-2008 11:28 PM
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  14. South Australian marriage of Warsnop

    Is some kind person able to check whether Thomas Aldolphus Worsnop married Emma Hester Gould about 1864 in Adelaide? A website suggests this is so, however when Thomas died in Gundagai in 1903 the obituary states he married in Braidwood (I presume NSW). The obit also says he arrived in Aust in...

    Started by JandL‎, 29-12-2013 9:10 AM
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  15. Question re: Vic. certificates

    Hi everyone, this morning I purchased an digital death certificate for my ancestor Mary Magdalena GIBBS nee BECKER, died 1904 in Murchison. It states her age as 78, occupation housewife, 5 children etc etc... The key piece of info for me on the certificate was place of marriage which I have...

    Started by steuer‎, 03-11-2006 3:49 AM
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  16. The Weavers in Australia

    This inquiry is on behalf of a work colleague. Mercy Bird. b 1834. Sambourne. Warwickshire.England. Died 1882. Australia. Place unknown. Married, William Weaver. b 1834 Sambourne. Warwickshire. Death 1898. Country and place unknown They had 7 children, four of which emigrated to Australia....

    Started by David Annis‎, 31-07-2010 10:41 AM
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  17. Question brown family portsmouth,england

    can somebody help me find louisa brown born1842? parents john brown,mariner,jane brown nee griffith ,any help appreciated.

    Started by david walker‎, 16-08-2006 5:59 AM
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  18. Question sabelbergs in australia,can somebody help

    i am looking for the descendants of joseph george sabelberg and rose or rosa sabelberg,married in victoria in 1920s,their children are lyell charles, beverly may, phillip, rose evelyn june ,patrica,some born in tasmania,any help appreciated,

    Started by david walker‎, 13-06-2008 1:58 AM
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  19. Lost deceased

    I have a marriage cert of Herbert John Lawrence (son of Samuel Lawrence and Catherine nee Smith) to Mary Dickinson in Sydney 21.9.1910. Their son, Herbert John (!) was born same year. Cert says HJ snr was 23 when he married, and born in Smithfield. Cannot find either his birth or, of more...

    Started by JandL‎, 16-11-2013 1:53 AM
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  20. Newlyn & Box families in N.S.W

    Edward NEWLYN (1857-1890), his wife Elizabeth (nee GALE) (1861-1916) and two year old daughter Annie (1881-1895) arrived in Sydney in 1893 on board Dharwar. Edward & Elizabeth were both born in Powerstock, Dorset. Edward & Elizabeth had two more children, Mary (1885-1949) born Brisbane Water,...

    Started by pollymusic‎, 30-11-2005 10:01 AM
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