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  1. Sorry, from Esme Bull's book mentioned in your...

    Sorry, from Esme Bull's book mentioned in your original post. I have my own copy.
  2. Michael WALSH, 24, labourer, travelling to City...

    Michael WALSH, 24, labourer, travelling to City Works, Capetown, from Limerick, sailed on Matilda Atheling arr Oct 1859.

    Quite a few WALSH entries, all from Ireland, including a Patrick WALSH aged...
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    Looking at other entries in the same column I...

    Looking at other entries in the same column I think Van Breda was a surname, either of his future employer or the agent involved in bringing in immigrants to the colony.
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    Hi Rose Listed are Daniel McANENY(AURAY, aged...

    Hi Rose

    Listed are Daniel McANENY(AURAY, aged 21, farm labourer, and wife Catherine, aged 24, travelling from Ireland to VAN BREDA, Capetown, on the RoyalCharlie, which left Southampton on the 15...
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    Hallo Sanstew, and welcome to B-G. I have moved...

    Hallo Sanstew, and welcome to B-G. I have moved your thread to the Mariners and Ships forum in the hope that someone may help you. BT113 are records at the National Archives in Kew...
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    Welcome back!

    Welcome back!
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    I photographed 10,000 letters of application to...

    I photographed 10,000 letters of application to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope written by hand in 1819, and then transcribed them at home. It took me about 15 visits to Kew to take the photos,...
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    I tried OPC as well so glad I didn't miss...

    I tried OPC as well so glad I didn't miss anything. At least I have found his marriage in London so have something for my bicentennial 1820 settler project. Thanks for looking.
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    Thanks folks. At least I'm not missing anything...

    Thanks folks. At least I'm not missing anything too obvious.
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    Looking at it again, I wonder if it could be a...

    Looking at it again, I wonder if it could be a wonky spelling of Penzance?
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    Help identifying place in Cornwall

    Can someone with a good knowledge of Cornwall tell me where William RANSON might have been born? His South African Death Notice at...
  12. Rest in peace, Ladkyis, you will be sorely missed.

    Rest in peace, Ladkyis, you will be sorely missed.
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    A very warm welcome to British Genealogy. Have a...

    A very warm welcome to British Genealogy. Have a good look round and then post when you are ready. Our members love to help.
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    Welcome to B-G Heather. It sounds as if you will...

    Welcome to B-G Heather. It sounds as if you will fit right in here. If you try to help others the chances are you will receive help when you need it yourself :smile:
  15. I don’t know, as I can only find the BT of her...

    I don’t know, as I can only find the BT of her 1816 marriage to Richard which only gives names and the date, with no indication of marital status. If she was the mother of Thomas then she either gave...
  16. Thanks Peter, that makes sense.

    Thanks Peter, that makes sense.
  17. :biggrin:. Super map. Thanks.

    :biggrin:. Super map. Thanks.
  18. It could indeed! I've just looked that up and...

    It could indeed! I've just looked that up and it's a street in Church. Diolch yn fawr helachau. My knowledge of that part of the world is abysmal.
  19. Help reading some Lancashire place names

    If anyone has access to the Lancashire parish registers on Ancestry, could they have a look at the baptism of Nancy, daughter of Richard and Ellen HALSTEAD on 24 May 1818 in Church Kirk, Lancashire?...
  20. Findmypast has the original image of the 1903...

    Findmypast has the original image of the 1903 marriage entry. There are two marriages on the page, and the top one is Henry Duckman to Georgina Brooks. The one you want is Frederick Ernest Spencer to...
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    I think the father's name might say (helpfully!)...

    I think the father's name might say (helpfully!) Deceased Harding

    I agree about Thomas Ferguson. Not sure about the second witness but I think it's a man because it says 'his mark'
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    The original of the baptism Pamela found (and the...

    The original of the baptism Pamela found (and the records of St.George's) can be found at https://www.historicalpapers.wits.ac.za/index.php?inventory_enhanced/U/Collections&c=125018/R/AB1569-7-10-1-4...
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    Looks like it should be Gamallt...

    Looks like it should be Gamallt https://www.zoopla.co.uk/property/gamallt/nevern/newport/sa42-0na/20774246
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    As this is in the Surnames Forum it will in fact...

    As this is in the Surnames Forum it will in fact be closed. Any further information on the thread Christina has linked.
  25. I have moved this thread to Jewish Roots to see...

    I have moved this thread to Jewish Roots to see if Phillip can add some insights as to where to look next
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