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  1. Red face Charles Foreman again !!!

    I am still searching for Charles Foreman, re my previous posts. Born 1834 Westbury Wiltshire. His step father was Isaac Brown. Every birth, marriage and death certificate I bought was not him. ( only 2 census entries, 1841/1851 after that, nothing .) His parents died in the 1850s in Westbury...

    Started by silverday‎, 03-06-2014 1:47 AM
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  2. Ann and William S. Hopkins from UK to US

    Looking for information on emigration routes/lists from UK to US c. 1840-1890. Great Great Grandfather: William S. Hopkins b. 1828 (farmer in Indiana US 1900 Census @ age 42) Great Great Grandmother: Ann Hopkins b. 1829 (b. --?) Children: Margaret, George, Delila, Matilda, Servetus,...

    Started by crownart‎, 17-05-2014 8:41 PM
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  3. Post Samuel (Walter) SPARROW, emigrant

    Family tradition, as relayed by my father some years ago, has it that this great-great-uncle of mine emigrated to the USA. This happened most likely in the 1860s, when he was in his twenties, and most likely of all, around 1865-66, when his siblings also began to leave Suffolk, though on rather...

    Started by Allan F Sparrow‎, 22-09-2013 8:27 AM
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  4. Passenger Disappears En Route

    Hello All I have a possible match for my maternal great grandmother leaving Liverpool on the 2nd September 1910 on board the SS Victorian leaving Liverpool bound for Quebec and Montreal. The name is Anne E Griffiths. However when I come to find her on the arrival records for the two Canadian...

    Started by icrookham‎, 27-04-2014 2:30 PM
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  5. Julius Pekrul to Canada

    Hi I have been trying to find when my Great Grandfather came to Canada? (Julius Pekrul) He is listed in the 1901 Canadian census his year of arrival is 1895. I don't know what port. I have tried all sort of different site to no avail. Some of the passenger lists I have looked at on Canadian...

    Started by thebear20_0‎, 19-03-2014 9:30 PM
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  6. Coming from Australia to Devon in late 1800's

    I have just discovered that one of my ancestors married William James Powell (Or James William Powell depending on which Devon census/record you believe!)born 1864 in East Maitland, Australia. I'm not at all familiar with how Australia is set up for BMD, don't know of Tasmania is included as part...

    Started by Indigo_Child‎, 06-04-2014 7:50 PM
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    06-04-2014, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  7. I can do Lookups on Emigrants

    I have obtained a few books that may help someone else. I have The Complete book of Emigrants 1607-1660 and The Complete book of Emigrants 1700-1750, all by Peter Wilson Coldham. On browsing, I see it includes Barbados and other islands, besides the American Colonies. if you have someone you...

    Started by teecee3467‎, 26-03-2014 10:13 PM
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    06-04-2014, 8:52 PM Go to last post
  8. When did he return from Canada?

    I have previously asked for help with this on another forum, but without success. I hope I may have better luck here. John Cowling (b 1873) and Christopher Postlethwaite (b 1885), both of Brentor, Devon, sailed from Southampton for New York on 29 April 1914. On arrival at Ellis Island they...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 25-03-2014 8:28 AM
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  9. Children emigrating from family

    My great aunt was sent to Canada in 1912. The family story is that her father had died in Canada whilst trying to save money to send for his wife and children left behind. By 1911 the elder children had either emigrated to Canada by themselves or settled in employment in England. The 2 youngest...

    Started by diy356‎, 21-01-2014 12:13 AM
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    19-03-2014, 6:49 AM Go to last post
  10. Smile Merchant Ship Passenger lists - 1750's

    I realize this is a very long shot, but I was wondering if there is some repository in the UK that preserved records of shipping manifests and passenger lists from London to New York in the 1750's., I am specifically looking for information on the Brig Nebuchadnezzar in 1752, Captain John...

    Started by HART,D‎, 01-03-2014 1:06 AM
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  11. Smile Samuel Hare Colchester

    Can someone help me with any information on a Samuel Hare Colchester born in Bosmere england 1841 and came to South Africa How, where and When

    Started by Sidneyc‎, 11-12-2013 11:27 AM
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  12. "The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660"

    Could someone do a look up in this book? Name: Robert Graham Birth Year: abt 1730 Arrival year: 1750 Arrival Place: Maryland Age: 20 Source Publication Code: 1219.6 Primary Immigrant: Graham, Robert

    Started by teecee3467‎, 26-01-2014 3:00 PM
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  13. Colombo to England 1933

    My Father William Wilson Grant, worked for Wilson Latham & co. in Burma, and in 1933 took leave to travel back to England. He telegraphed a message to my Mother in Ceylon which read " Taking leave from 16th Feb. travelling Colombo Gloucestershire then onwards Rajputana" I have searched this ships...

    Started by gengrant‎, 07-07-2011 7:09 PM
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  14. Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd, Feb 1919

    Filed with Chris Copson's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A fine example of a printed letterhead (showing routes & offices) from The Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd, dated February 1919. The letter itself shows the 1915 price of a transatlantic crossing ($32.75 = 6.11.0). Anc****y, COP,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 03-12-2013 10:46 PM
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  15. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Co, Sydney-London

    Filed with Albert Victor Copley's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A letter on headed notepaper from the PENINSULAR & ORIENTAL STEAM COMPANY, London Office, dated December 1918. Quotes the prices for Sydney-London single & return (second saloon) in March/May 1915 (6 weeks at sea? Gulp!) ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-11-2013 8:18 PM
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  16. Emigration to France in 1860

    Hello ! I would like to know if it is possible to find documents about the departure of my ancestors (Frederick Young and Harriett Richards and Frederick Henry Young, their son) from England to France: date, town of departure, official paper etc... The information that I have are the...

    Started by Alicha‎, 11-11-2013 2:44 PM
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  17. Emigration to Queensland 1877

    I thought the advert below might interest people. Its from a newspaper published in Pembrokeshire in 1877.

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 07-11-2013 9:29 PM
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  18. Nicholas, Mary and Thomas Wayte

    Nicholas Wayte was born in 1804 in England...he along with his wife and son left England and arrived in Canada in the 1800s...looking for a birthplace for Nicholas..any suggestions...since it was before 1837 unable to locate anything so far on him or other members of his family Suggestions...

    Started by glendagriffin‎, 01-10-2013 11:02 AM
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  19. Charles Boniface

    Hi. I'm trying to find out what happened to a distant uncle Charles Boniface b 1880 devonport Devon, England. He married a Sarah Salter & travelled to Canada with her on the Lake Monitaba in 1906. She returned with only 1 daughter & a new baby son but settled down without her husband Charles. He...

    Started by Lisa Dart‎, 24-09-2013 2:51 PM
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  20. jerry o'shea

    hi, im looking for information on a jerry o'shea that emigrated to america. he was born in 1867... his father was timothy o'shea born 1814/17 kerry,ireland his mother was julia born 1821 ireland. i think that they have connections with merthyr tydfil in south wales uk. he had brothers daniel born...

    Started by hansol730‎, 01-09-2013 12:52 PM
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    03-09-2013, 4:41 PM Go to last post

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