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  1. If you go to this page http://www....

    If you go to this page
    http://www.
    theshipslist.com/ships/australia/SAassistedindex.htm

    You will find the information you need because it depended on the Trade of the migrant.

    Regards
    TonyE
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    Hmmm Nintendo when I was child, what was that all...

    Hmmm Nintendo when I was child, what was that all about, most sophisticated thing I had was that bouncey ball atatched to a ping pong bat with a piece of elastic.

    LOL always meant Little Old Lady...
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    I have always considered Jno as an abbreviation...

    I have always considered Jno as an abbreviation for Jonathon and a tool whereby the scribe was able write when uncertain whether if he should scribe John or Jonathon.
    Certainly my ancestors in both...
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    I've used Family Historian, successfully under...

    I've used Family Historian, successfully under Wine

    TonyE
  5. Thanks Mutley I'm desperate for *any* longshot...

    Thanks Mutley
    I'm desperate for *any* longshot on this.
    My sub to Ancestry has lapsed and, as I will be out of contact for the next month or so, I will not renew until then.
    Guess I'll have to...
  6. Many thanks, I do have this information. The...

    Many thanks, I do have this information.
    The elder Frederick married Emily Ridout of Bath in Bristol in 1871 and the younger married Rose Hughes.

    I am really looking for information from 1911...
  7. Frederick William EVANS b Bath Somerset 1872

    Does anyone have a connection with or information of Frederick W Evans born in Bath Somerset 1872.
    Parents were Frederick Evans of Bristol b. 1843 and Emily Ridout b. Bath Somerset 1843.

    The...
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    Reminds me of when I was a kid and asked my Gt...

    Reminds me of when I was a kid and asked my Gt Uncle
    "Where are you going for your holidays (vacation for those with challenged English)?"
    Usually his reply was
    "Our Gate"

    Can you see a gate...
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    I also saw these records but none could be said...

    I also saw these records but none could be said to be in "easy" walking distance from Bath Spa Station. I did say Claverton would be in the wrong direction, but then, directions may be misremembered...
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    Well maybe we need to cast the net a little wider...

    Well maybe we need to cast the net a little wider but still in the Bath Region. This also is not to the North of the City but there was (is) a Manor Farm at Claverton Down. Seems adjacent to where...
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    Hi again Isambard There was a Manor Farm to...

    Hi again Isambard

    There was a Manor Farm to the south of Bath. It was on Church Road between Widcombe Hill and Prior Park Road, where it becomes Ralph Allen Drive. It appears to have been part of...
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    [QUOTE=Hollytree;439856]I think that my father...

    [QUOTE=Hollytree;439856]I think that my father attempted to teach my mother to drive on Charmy Down Airstrip! Here's a website with some information about it: controltowers.co.uk/C/Charmy_Down.htm...
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    I have Forths in my family tree, mostly from...

    I have Forths in my family tree, mostly from Crowland Lincolnshire. Try searching in the County.

    Trony E
  14. Thread: Cockney Lingo.

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    "did people talk about their female sibling as...

    "did people talk about their female sibling as their "skin and blister"?

    Yes, altho' more likely to just say 'blister', as in "Who's that" "Oh she's me blister"
    and it was most often just to use...
  15. Thread: Cockney Lingo.

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    I can empathise with you Colin. I enjoy the...

    I can empathise with you Colin. I enjoy the different dialects of England.
    My biggest regret is not having some kind of recording of my Father in Law, speaking in a deep Somerset accent. Even on a...
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    Winnie again Lady "Sir, you are drunk!"...

    Winnie again

    Lady "Sir, you are drunk!"

    Winnie "Madam, you are ugly but in the morning I will be sober"

    And being born in Harrow one of my favourites

    Gentleman seeing Winnie...
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    There were a few Manor Farms around Bath and even...

    There were a few Manor Farms around Bath and even quite far out the place may still have been refered to as 'Bath', just to assist in centralising it. but to the North East it could possibly be Manor...
  18. Thread: Speeding Fine

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    I recall being "Cautioned" by two Police Officers...

    I recall being "Cautioned" by two Police Officers for cycling down Wellsway Bath, which had a 30mph limit at, what they claimed to be, 43mph. That was in 1968. No speedo on a bike so no fine....
  19. Thread: Speeding Fine

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    And the operator shouting "Hold that pose,...

    And the operator shouting "Hold that pose, please!!)
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    Thanks once again for your thoughts Geoffers....

    Thanks once again for your thoughts Geoffers. There were no children. The male was born in Gloucestershire 9his Family of "independant means")and died 1940 in Honiton Devon. The female was born in...
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    Thorpe St Andrew 1930's

    I have a couple married in 1932, both giving their address as Thorpe St Andrew. The male describes his occupation as Hotel proprietor.
    I'm just wondering if someone could tell me what Hotels were...
  22. Thread: Bath Chair Man

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    It also applied to Sedan Chairmen. You may find...

    It also applied to Sedan Chairmen. You may find the following website of interest

    http://condor.depaul.edu/~cchaden/bath/chairtransport.html

    TonyE
  23. hi I appreciate it has been a long time since...

    hi
    I appreciate it has been a long time since this thread began and to it's last message. I have recently been tracing my late Uncles ancestors. He was Reginald George Penney of Guernsey. With the...
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    Hi Vanessa Captured images from 8mm or super 8...

    Hi Vanessa

    Captured images from 8mm or super 8 will always be of poorer quality than we have become acustomed to expect now. They are Anaglogue as opposed to the digital format we use today plus...
  25. Thread: Gate Keeper

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    You might find that the 'Gate Keeper' also had...

    You might find that the 'Gate Keeper' also had "tied accomodation", especially for Railways where the gate keeper operated the crossing gates.
    It may have been poorly paid but the accomodation made...
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