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  1. "TRANSPORTED" Individuals

    So much success with this wonderful site I thought I would try this! These may be the family "skeletons" that nobody wants to find, but it intrigues me (perversely)...and for the record. I have already "smudged my copybook" with Aus relatives:innocent: Suggesting this mode of travel paid by...

    Started by esmotteram‎, 13-08-2016 6:52 PM
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  2. Charles August Pierre-Humbert

    Charles August Pierre-Humbert and his wife (Marie nee Messerly) and family migrated from Europe to Victoria Australia about 1850-1860. One child was born at sea en-route to Australia. Could sks tell me when they sailed, from which port (Europe or England)? They were born in Switzerland about...

    Started by clancam‎, 28-12-2011 1:16 AM
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  3. John Bodger to USA

    I wonder if anyone could help me with John Bodger. John was born in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset in 1846. He married Susan (Susie) Marks in the 1860's. In 1891 John set off to America, I think I have him on a ship as a gardener, looks more like John Rodger but I think it is him. In 1893...

    Started by MrsPoppy‎, 12-02-2017 3:00 PM
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  4. Aided immigration to South Africa

    Hi I wonder if anyone has the book "Aided immigration from Britain to South Africa 1857 to 1867"by Esme Bull. I am trying to trace a Willaim James Barnes that left the UK as a child with his uncle Abe Barnes. William was born about 1854 (have no idea where!) after his father, who was a soldier was...

    Started by louisem‎, 24-07-2013 2:36 PM
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    Hi all, Wondered if anyone could shed a bit more light on a couple of people from my tree: REGINALD E JUNIPER - was born 1887 in Tottenham, London, England Died 17/07/1962 in LA, California, USA Son of ALFRED OSCAR JUNIPER and SARAH ANNE QUINTON (I myself am decended from the QUINTON...

    Started by Jampot99‎, 15-07-2008 5:10 PM
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  6. Help

    Hi all I'm new on here so please bear with me , I'm looking for info on Charles, Thomas, Walter Edward an Agnes Hoare , Charles married a Margaret walker in Buenos arires an died there sept 1898 when did he arrive ? What happened Margaret an his children , know daughter Agnes was buried day...

    Started by Anji02‎, 26-01-2017 3:02 AM
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  7. British civilian in Gibraltar 1850s or 1860s

    Hi, I'm trying to trace exactly when Mary TANNER (born Chapmanslade, Wiltshire in 1841) went to Gibraltar, and also why and how. In 1851 (age 11) she is living at home in Corsley, Wiltshire, with her father Thomas TANNER (age 34) and mother Mary Anne Tanner (née COOPER, age 38), brother James...

    Started by vffel2‎, 19-10-2016 8:37 PM
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  8. Passenger list query

    Hi, been absent from site for some time but now am looking for someone who went to New York. Henry Robert Carson travelled on the Campania in August 1894 from Liverpool. In New York he married Eleanor Everington but I cannot find her anywhere. She was born around 1877 in Woolwich, England. Any...

    Started by drifter‎, 30-10-2016 5:59 PM
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    31-10-2016, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  9. A question from left field :)

    Hi all you generous sharers out there, I'm new to the board, and thank community for their willingness to help and advise; I hope I can do the same at some juncture. Right now I have a pressing question that I haven't been able to find the answer to anywhere. I'd like to know if immigrant...

    Started by Dee Fault‎, 23-10-2016 1:25 AM
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  10. Question Look up- Incoming Passenger lists

    Hi, I have hit a brick wall as I am now looking at a leg of the family where I virtually have no information at all, I have Family Tree maker but not full access to a**stry so I am seeing a result but can't access it at the minute. I am looking for the information held against a Patricia H...

    Started by Mezzo‎, 10-10-2009 2:30 PM
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  11. Question John Charles Kemp

    He emigrated to Canada from Ireland in 1914. He enlisted in the British Columbia Regiment and was killed on the Somme on 1/10/1916

    Started by Strongbow‎, 09-08-2016 9:33 AM
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    Searching Information on my uncle Alfred Brindley born 1906/1908 in Fulham London.He emigrated to Brisbane Australia in 1925 on the ship Jarvis Bay. He married and had a large family,(one son is named Kevin).Unable to find any info on who Alfred married,his children's names or when he died.Can...

    Started by YRUBWEN‎, 08-02-2010 10:27 PM
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  13. Martin Richardson - Ripon to Australia

    I am looking for Martin Richardson, born circa 1842 in Ripon, no birth registration or baptism found. He is on the census for 1851 with parents Henry and Mary. In 1861 he is in Killingworth as an apprentice Blacksmith. No sighting until 1877 when he appears on the passenger list of 'the...

    Started by MrsPoppy‎, 09-07-2016 1:56 PM
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  14. Frederick Bray

    Hi all I have just returned to this site after a couple of years,as i stopped investigating after spending too much money on various sites and not getting the right information.So now I am trying again I am looking for information on Frederick Bray born Pimlico about 1882 went to Canada about 1918...

    Started by trevboy‎, 30-05-2016 9:54 PM
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  15. Advice needed re America

    My g.g. grandfather had, as far as I have ever been able to ascertain, eight children. I have him, his wife and both their families (including siblings and their families) on all the census records and other various records. However, at the inquest into his death in 1877, he is described as...

    Started by carolchipp‎, 26-05-2016 12:01 PM
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  16. Prison hulk Dolphin

    Hi everyone My apologies if I have posted this in the wrong place and if I have I will thank the moderator in advance for moving it. I have just discovered that my ancestor Peter Alcock was sent to the prison hulk Dolphin before his transportation to Australia in 1830. I am aware of the details...

    Started by ginny‎, 23-01-2012 9:33 PM
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  17. Passenger lists to usa

    Any advice anyone? I have relatives who went to live in America in 1905 (though returned later), I have found passenger information for florence deaville and her daughter mary but not for her husband Richmond. He could have gone under a different name as we think he deserted from the Boar war,...

    Started by Debbiexx‎, 21-02-2016 2:07 AM
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  18. George Henry Looper to Cape Town

    hi all please could anyone help as am not sure where to start looking. i am tracing my family tree. my grandmother told me a story when i was young, that her father (my great grandfather)went on a boat she waved him goodbye never to see him again.,hope i have the right family. On the UK...

    Started by sueiee‎, 01-12-2015 10:28 PM
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  19. Edward Bowmaker arr Cape Colony Sept 1858

    Hello - I have done much research on this man, my Great grandfather and I know (from the Ancestry 24 site) that he arrived in the Cape in September 1858. What I would love to know is the name of the ship he arrived on and any other detail. Also, my great granny, Elizabeth Lindsey travelled to...

    Started by Triff61‎, 28-10-2015 11:30 AM
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  20. Emigrating to New Zealand 1865

    I was wondering if there was anyone out there who could describe to me what the settlement around Lyttleton NZ would have been like in around 1865? My g.g aunt Elizabeth Anstead left London aged 22yrs on board the 'Tudor' arriving in Lyttleton, I do not know where she would have lived but she...

    Started by Helenlou‎, 02-05-2010 5:44 PM
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    02-09-2015, 2:19 AM Go to last post

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