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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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  2. Convict Ship Neptune (2)

    Does anyone else have a convict exile in their family who arrived in Tasmania aboard the "Neptune" in April 1850? These were convicts from Ireland who had already served part of their sentence in Bermuda. Would love to have contact.

    Started by jeddah‎, 24-04-2010 3:16 AM
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  3. Dunstone in Australia

    Hello Everyone! Here's a tough one for me. A bit of background. In 1976 a Dunstone family reunion was held in Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia. There was a lot of related people who turned up. A family tree had been produced (Well before the internet!) on paper from various...

    Started by howardjd‎, 29-01-2015 12:57 PM
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  4. Question Thomas Brown and Ann Malloy In Tassie.

    Hello I am just starting to find my Family History My dads name was Terence Milford Gourlay born in Tasmania the son of John Albert Gourlay and His mother Edith Elizabeth I have found out we are connected to Thomas Brown who Married Ann Malloy both were convicts and arrived in Tasmania in the...

    Started by Dianne Gourlay‎, 16-06-2017 11:12 PM
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  5. Anyone familiar with adoption legalities NSW

    My adopted brother died October last year. I have two alias names for him. One I believe is his birth name. I currently don't have his personal documents etc. (I believe he took his adoption papers with him). I gather even after his death, I as next of kin, am not allowed to look into his...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 20-05-2017 12:19 AM
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  6. Searching for convict offences records

    Hi.. I am from Australia and I have 4 convicts in my family tree history, I was wondering does anyone know where or how I can find out about why they were convicted, one was a horse thief and sentenced to death but was commuted to transportation to Australia, he eventually became a chief constable...

    Started by alansbax‎, 28-04-2017 2:51 AM
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  7. The Unknown Rae Mystery

    Found this section navigating through the forum and firstly i would like to say i feel quite at home here. Having said that i pose a challenge that is quite impossible, someone many have tried to identify and failed. Unknown Rae has no data, no paper trail no nothing but if anyone has any...

    Started by Whiskeyboi‎, 25-02-2017 10:28 AM
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  8. Devon Powleslands in South Australia

    I am researching the family and descendants of James Thomas Powlesland who went to Adelaide abt 1872-8 almost certainly embarking at Plymouth, and whose son George appears frequently in connection with SA railways.My great grandmother was a Powlesland.

    Started by erniepar‎, 08-04-2013 5:23 PM
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  9. Athawes Grave

    This might be a very long, long shot. But I have an ancestor who died in New South Wales, Australia and I would really like a photo of his headstone and wondered if there would be a very kind soul out there that might do this for me. His name was Charles Edward Athawes B: 1869 - D: 1923 He...

    Started by lauraathawes‎, 01-02-2017 12:22 AM
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  10. Thomas Jeffree and wife Sarah Ann Gould SA

    According to this tree :http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/j/e/f/Dianne-Jeffree-South-Australia/index.html Thomas Jeffree born 1847,emigrated to Australia and married Sarah Ann Gould. She has the correct parents of Thomas in her tree , but would his mother's name appear on the marriage certificate or...

    Started by genie12‎, 20-01-2017 8:40 PM
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  11. JONES WERNER DERRETT: AUSTRALIA

    Seeking information regarding these people or their histories. THey are lost relatives. WERNER: Graeme Alexander WERNER: Bryan Douglas WERNER: Joanne Lee WERNER: GLen John WERNER: Matthew James DERRETT: Benjamin Robert

    Started by jgls‎, 13-04-2010 1:48 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. looking for lost Auntie and family

    I am not quite sure were to go with this. I have tried the Birth deaths and marriages on the Australia sight that I have found. But have had no joy I am looking for my great auntie Blanche Mabel Fagg she preferred to be called Mabel Born 1907 Greater London, and her husband Albert Victor...

    Started by roz1‎, 11-04-2010 5:43 PM
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  14. HARRY AND JEAN WATSON KOORDA & PERTH

    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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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