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    Thanks Minack, It would be great to see the...

    Thanks Minack,
    It would be great to see the plaque. Deal Island is not an easy place to reach!
    Jane
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    Hi Indigo_child. Thanks for your comments....

    Hi Indigo_child.
    Thanks for your comments. James's diagnosis was basically that he suffered from depression and he was described as harmless from immediately after the incident and he would converse...
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    Thanks Sparklingsilver. I hope that you will...

    Thanks Sparklingsilver. I hope that you will return when you have smashed the wall on Lionel and tell us all. Thankyou for all your help in regard to the Darby family. As to the Banham children ......
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    Hi Sandra, I sent an email to the address you...

    Hi Sandra,
    I sent an email to the address you gave in post #52 on 17 February (might it be in your spam?). My email contained a copy of the original letter connecting Robert Poole and Elizabeth...
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    Ahhh Sandra! You made me investigate online...

    Ahhh Sandra! You made me investigate online trees. That has caused me to find an unregistered daughter of Mary Leonard and her first husband! Eliza Doig, the witness at the marriage of Emma Poole is...
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    In 2 above I meant John and Robert is just...

    In 2 above I meant John and Robert is just coincidence!
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    Hello Sandra! Thankyou so much for getting in...

    Hello Sandra!
    Thankyou so much for getting in touch.
    I will communicate by email but just to briefly respond to your extensive post.
    1. I am the creator of the wikidot site. I haven't updated...
  8. Thread: POW In Changi?

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    We also are unaware for which country your father...

    We also are unaware for which country your father served so if he was in Australian Forces you will need

    https://www.naa.gov.au/

    and

    https://www.awm.gov.au/

    And records at the AWM should...
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    Terrific hunting! Looking good! Jane

    Terrific hunting! Looking good!

    Jane
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    Legal age to marry in both England and Australia...

    Legal age to marry in both England and Australia at this time was 21 so (if she told the truth) she would have been 21 or older. If participants were under 21 there was a requirement for a permission...
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    Hi Hatshepsut, I have eleven children. Mum was...

    Hi Hatshepsut,

    I have eleven children. Mum was the original researcher for this and so I may not have the refs as I have been slowly adding them as I work on families but I have but if I have...
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    Hmm! Interesting. Surnames are such fun! And...

    Hmm! Interesting. Surnames are such fun! And while my connection is only through marriage (of the nephew of my g-g-or something-grandfather who shared the same name. What was I thinking!) this is...
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    Hannah is on MY tree! She isn't connected...

    Hannah is on MY tree! She isn't connected directly but by marriage so I haven't researched her but her eldest daughter Mary Anna GARRETT (b. WALES c. 1854 - that's all I have) became the second wife...
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    Thanks Sparkling Silver, Mysterious and...

    Thanks Sparkling Silver,
    Mysterious and unconventional it certainly is! I would dearly love to know the truth behind the massive amount of money that William DARBY reputedly inherited from William...
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    Great find! Extended family lines are so...

    Great find! Extended family lines are so important. To go back sometimes you have to go sideways! (And sometimes serendipity helps!)
    Jane
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    And Kath's finds in NZ now suggest that Joseph...

    And Kath's finds in NZ now suggest that Joseph was telling the truth when he said he was born in NZ. His birth was however registered in NSW.
    Jane
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    What great finds Kath. I can now be confident...

    What great finds Kath. I can now be confident that "la petite Celeste" IS my Annie as I haven't found any billing for the dancer in Australian papers that actually use her name. It's late tonight and...
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    Thankyou Kath. I will update Annie's biography!...

    Thankyou Kath. I will update Annie's biography! That proves that Martha did go to NZ. I'll have to check the shipping lists again. I had only found William and his son, John.

    Jane
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    There was at least one Elizabeth BANHAM but not...

    There was at least one Elizabeth BANHAM but not early enough to have married in 1858 in Tumut. She was a sister of the girl I am trying to track, Annie BANHAM, and therefore a daughter of William...
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    Thanks Sue. I flew into Sydney at 9.00am the...

    Thanks Sue.
    I flew into Sydney at 9.00am the morning the fire started. We were pushed along right across Australia by a 150km/h tail wind and on landing we had a really strong crosswind (which made...
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    Hi Jim (and Brad if you're still with us), The...

    Hi Jim (and Brad if you're still with us),
    The military records for the 102nd (this regiment) would be in the War Office records probably located in the post ChristineR posted above. These records...
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    Hi Marilyn, I'm in a tearing hurry and I have no...

    Hi Marilyn,
    I'm in a tearing hurry and I have no answers specifically on your man but I do have a place to look of which you may not be aware. If you have a library card for either the State Library...
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    Hi Marilyn, I'm just up the road in Newcastle....

    Hi Marilyn,
    I'm just up the road in Newcastle. Welcome to the forum.
    Jane
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    Thanks Gidget, I agree with it all. I don't have...

    Thanks Gidget,
    I agree with it all. I don't have Joseph's birth registration but I believe that the 'D. B.' will tun out to be 'Darby Banham.' I was particularly excited when I found the Funeral...
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    UPDATE FROM OZ I have located a photograph of...

    UPDATE FROM OZ

    I have located a photograph of a brother of Annie and therefore a grandson of the English Pablo FANQUE. While he says he was born in New Zealand, this can be fairly easily...
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