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  1. Passenger List - UK to South Africa (ca 1850)

    Hi, My Great Grandfather emigrated to South Africa as a child. His name was either James Way or James White and was born circa 1835 in Dorset, England. He got married in George, South Africa in 1857 with the name James Way and his first 3 children were baptized with the surname "Way". His...

    Started by straussj‎, 05-02-2018 8:25 PM
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  2. War brides emigration.

    During WW2 there was a marraige and 2 children born to a Canadian serviceman.Sometime after the war ended they went to live in Canada. Are there any records of the war brides and children that emigrated? I have the marraige records, just looking for records of them leaving.

    Started by Pamelawagster‎, 28-09-2017 12:15 PM
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  3. Returning back to Britain

    I was wondering if anyone could help. I have found records of the Twigg family leaving Leeds for Melbourne, Australia in 1911. They left on the Norseman, from London. All of the family remained in Melbourne except one son, William Marwood Twigg. He married in Australia, and his wife died a...

    Started by *bunty*‎, 09-09-2008 4:10 AM
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  4. Mormon Immigration Index

    UPDATE MARCH 2007 see last paragraph** I have a copy of this index on CD. It was of great use to me in my research as it contains information including transcripts of my ancestors letters as well as details of the Atlantic crossing and the trip up the Mississipi from New Orleans. The CD holds...

    Started by ziksby‎, 18-10-2004 7:44 AM
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  5. Edward Conn of Kent convict

    hi everyone. I am looking for a Edward Conn. place of origin Kent. possibly convict.- murder charge. sorry dont have any more info. He married a half caste or full aboriginal Mary A. Ross in 1850. neither his marriage or death cert states date and place of birth or his parents. sorry...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 28-05-2017 2:07 AM
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  6. cywan family name passenger list to UK

    My grand father was Yaakov ben Yoseph who came from Poland. I don't have the year! His surname was Cywan or Zivan. I am most grateful if you can add to my knowledge! Jaqui Gee

    Started by jaquigee‎, 19-05-2017 3:50 PM
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  7. "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 5:52 PM
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  8. 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 12:16 AM
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  9. 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 2:00 PM
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  10. 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 1:36 PM
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  11. Help with REGINALD E JUNIPER

    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 4:10 PM
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  12. 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 2:02 AM
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  13. 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 7:37 PM
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  14. 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 4:59 PM
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  15. 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 12:25 AM
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  16. 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 1:30 PM
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  17. 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 8:33 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 9:27 PM
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  19. 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 12:56 PM
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  20. 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 8:54 PM
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