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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Convict In Australia Resources

    Where to find convict records http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/research-topics/convicts/table1 Archives In Brief 100 - How to find a convict (PDF document) http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/guides-and-finding-aids/archives-in-brief/archives-in-brief-100 Convict...

    Started by christanel‎, 29-06-2015 12:10 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you have a convict ...

    A new site has just been launched, based on the research of the late Lesley Uebel. For information on convicts to Australia, the ships they travelled on and their lifestyle afterwards, you'll find this most useful. http://www. hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/index.php Sandra :yesnod:

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 25-01-2014 10:39 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Hawkesbury Internet Resources

    A free monthly news sheet is distributed by the Hawkesbury Family History Group with information about events a resources. Current & archived copies can be accessed at www.hfhg.hawkesbury.net.au If you would like to be placed on the mailing list email history@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au Enquiries,...

    Started by christanel‎, 25-01-2014 10:18 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inmates Register 1860-1872 Ballarat

    If you have anyone in Victoria you can't locate, they might have been here. They come from all over the place. Lists birthplace, arrival in colony, age, parents and lots of other info. Well worth a look. The Inmates Register 1860-1872 of the Ballarat Benevolent Asylum ( Victoria, Australia ),...

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 29-10-2013 1:39 AM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: More Australian sites

    Australian newspapers http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper?q= Cemeteries http://www.australiancemeteries.com/ http://austcemindex.com/ NSW

    Started by christanel‎, 16-10-2013 11:15 PM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Australian BDM certificates

    Fact Sheet 89 National Archives of Australia http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs89.aspx General information Because each State or Territory in Australia maintains its own records searching can be more difficult. There are also privacy restrictions on the years that the available...

    Started by Procat‎, 23-10-2008 12:27 PM
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  1. Convicts of Mangles (6)

    For a little while now I have been pursuing a project to investigate the lives of the convicts transported on Mangles (6) both before conviction and afterwards. I havenít yet decided whether this will go anywhere or not, but I thought I could use this thread for a couple of purposes: 1. To ask...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 19-08-2016 9:00 PM
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    A few years ago I posted a thread "Henry/Harry Watson give up?" Well the answer to that is I have had to give up as no trace of his death can be found as he was last known to have been in Wiluna c1948 when possibly working at a station. He had separated from his wife Jean possibly c1936. ...

    Started by gilian rowland‎, 17-06-2016 6:10 PM
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  3. Godharz Rose/Brierley

    1864- in queensland Godharz rose married Nancy Brierley I have been looking for many years for the family of Godharz Rose I have no idea how he got to Australia as i have not found him on any passenger lists or crew list i found his naturalisation certificate on diffrent bits and peices of...

    Started by haylierose‎, 14-03-2009 2:48 PM
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  4. Bartholomew McCarthy

    Bartholomew McCarthy was one of the sponsors at Susan Mason's baptism in Adelaide, South Australia in 1848. But the only mention I can find of a Batholomew McCarthy in SA at the time was Bartholomew Joseph, the son of Lawrence McCarthy who arrived in SA in 1839. He seems to have been born about...

    Started by essbee‎, 29-12-2015 3:29 AM
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  5. Smile Tustin in australia

    can anyone help trying to find info on a George Tustin,aged around 2yrs arrived vict,1880,s on a vessel called the "Orazaba".Hearing from any Tustins would be wonderful. cheers

    Started by barjoh‎, 23-01-2009 8:45 AM
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  6. Postlewhite Arrival

    Folks, Previous thread for this family.https://www.british-genealogy.com/threads/85720-WHITE-William We have now established that William married Elizabeth Mary Johnson in 1841 in Liverpool,Lancashire and had two daughters,Louisa b 1844 and Emily b 1846,and emmigrated onboard "Condor" prior to...

    Started by warncoort‎, 26-02-2016 3:48 AM
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  7. Lost deceased

    I have a marriage cert of Herbert John Lawrence (son of Samuel Lawrence and Catherine nee Smith) to Mary Dickinson in Sydney 21.9.1910. Their son, Herbert John (!) was born same year. Cert says HJ snr was 23 when he married, and born in Smithfield. Cannot find either his birth or, of more...

    Started by JandL‎, 16-11-2013 2:53 AM
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  8. unmarked graves search - Junee NSW

    I'm trying to locate the unmarked graves of my Aunty (on my dad's side) and two of her children. I believe she died in child birth. The church records have 26/5/1951 Margaret June Phillips 23 looks like Metho (as in Methodist but doubt it would be mother) & babys next NSW BDM has

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 08-04-2010 12:05 AM
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  9. Needing inspiration

    After years of research, I'm beginning to think this is an impossible question to answer, but maybe someone can provide fresh insight. How do I find a definite link between two people who I *think* are the same person? Here's what I've got: 1. John Mason, born abt 1815, labourer, Catholic,...

    Started by essbee‎, 14-06-2016 3:27 AM
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  10. Question Robins/Robbins (second part)

    Death certificate for William Robbins (senior) states that his father was Charles Robbins, farmer England......his wife is shown as Johanna McCauliffe. Perhaps McCauliffe is his mother maiden name??. As Graham is Johanna's maiden name. On the birth certificate of Ernest Robbins son of William...

    Started by mary t‎, 04-03-2005 9:20 AM
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  11. Burial Records 1951 Telegraph Point

    Does anyone have access to burial records for Telegraph Point early 1951 (about Feb)? I have a death registered in Junee, no burial record but have been told that the family lived at Telegraph Point for a while. I'm looking for a child/infant by the name of Ronald Ainslie Phillips. Thanks...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 16-05-2016 1:38 AM
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  12. Wink Henry Prescott, did you really marry her?

    Just as I am beginning to understand how to make my way around the British census system, parish registers, record offices and all the GRO, SHS, IGI, etc variations it is time to leave my peaceful Suffolk comfort zone and come home to Australia. What a mine field. My late brother did a lot of...

    Started by Dargie‎, 07-02-2008 12:21 PM
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  13. William and Susannah Gibson

    Hi, Im really having some problems with this pair, i simply cant find them. I have a marriage cert. for a George Gibson and a Eliza Downs dated 1856 Drayton On the cert. George has parents as father William Gibson occupation Jeweller and mother as Susannah Gibson nee Hutchinson. George's...

    Started by shippo‎, 30-05-2011 1:55 AM
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  14. What happened to a convict Van Diemans ld1841

    I have records from ancestry and info re which ship he was on from Australian records on line but wonder if there are further records that will show what happened to a convict sentenced to 10 years. I have searched the newspapers on line for Australia but cant see anything for him his name is...

    Started by Jane Gee‎, 17-01-2016 10:22 AM
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  15. William Henry Davis 1800's Brisbane

    Does anyone have any info on the family of William Henry Davis, I'm doing some research for a friend from Brisbane Qld, the family line that she's interested in, supposedly (family lore has it) originates from an African American, named William Henry Davis who they think arrived in Brisbane in the...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 17-03-2011 9:56 PM
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  16. Cost of passage to UK

    Hi, I've just spent a fruitless hour on google and trove trying to discover what it would have cost a single woman to travel from South Australia to England in about 1880. Even the shipping ads in the newspapers dont say. Can anyone suggest where I might find the answer?

    Started by essbee‎, 13-02-2016 7:04 AM
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  17. Moffats in Melbourne

    Hi Has anyone got Moffats in Australia (particularly in Melbourne) in their family tree? One of my great-great uncles, William Turner Moffat, emigrated there in the early 1850s (I haven't found exact date yet), married and had eleven children :D so hopefully there might be some relatives out...

    Started by Squaredancer‎, 02-06-2009 11:44 PM
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  18. Unhappy Lillian Glover

    My sister and I are trying to find her grandmother, Lillian Glover, who we believe was born in 1888. No mention of her in any of the family certificates, so we have no idea who her parents were or where she was born. She had a son, Clive Glover, in 1911 in Sydney. Then in 1927 married Thomas H....

    Started by FrancesLithgow‎, 20-05-2010 2:47 PM
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  19. Confused about Catherine Murphy

    I'm not sure which forum to post this on, so I'll start here. On the Alfred which arrived in Sydney in January 1840 there are two passengers named Catherine Murphy. Both are 17 years old, both illiterate housemaids, both Protestant, and both have parents named Michael and Mary. But one is said to...

    Started by essbee‎, 10-01-2016 8:58 AM
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  20. Mary Flora McINTOSH

    Folks, I had planned to add an attachment here but it appears i am not allowed to. Mary is said to be the daughter of Donald McIntosh and Rosario Maria Aboitiz though i have nothing concrete as yet.The only item i have is New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930...

    Started by warncoort‎, 14-04-2013 2:45 AM
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