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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Australia - so many sites to access

    Thank you David Tuson for this brilliant site. https://www.myancestors.com.au/about

    Started by christanel‎, 28-11-2018 11:54 PM
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  2. 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, 28-06-2015 11:10 PM
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  3. 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 9:39 PM
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  4. 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 9:18 PM
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  5. 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 12:39 AM
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  6. 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 10:15 PM
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  7. 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 11:27 AM
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  1. Samuel Oldroyd transported 1836

    My relative Samuel Oldroyd was sentenced to life for killing a sheep with intent to steal. He sailed on the Eden in August 1836 and arrived in VDL December 1836. After that, nothing!!!!. I have searched a few sites but so far have found no information as to what happened next.

    Started by Ruffio‎, 15-06-2019 4:29 PM
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  2. The Gallagher and Margetts Families

    I am trying to help my grand-daughter flesh out her Mother's families for five generations. Her Mother, born 1959, married my son, in 1986 Her Grandfather, Micheal Joseph was born in 1919 in Queensland and died in 2009. He was a medico. His Dad was also Michael Joseph and a doctor in Mackay...

    Started by rasmusseneric‎, 16-07-2010 3:34 AM
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  3. Richard Purcell

    I am a novice at family history so please be gentle with me. I apologise up front for my lack of skills and knowledge. What I know so far is Richard Purcell married Mary Ryan in Ireland. They had a daughter Honora, my great great grandmother who was born in Tipperary in 1837. I am trying to find...

    Started by Kaye Schreuders‎, 24-07-2018 6:02 AM
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  4. Is the 1951 Census for Sydny Australia online

    Hi everyone, I'm wanting to access the 1951 Census for Sydney. Is it online? is it free to access? Thanks in advance. Wayne

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 24-04-2019 9:37 AM
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  5. Address/Name Check

    Is there any way I can find out who was living at this address in 1922? 1 Raleigh Street, Windsor, Victoria Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

    Started by Shropgirl‎, 06-05-2019 8:35 PM
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  6. Thomas and Evelyn Sullivan - Paddington 1938

    If 1938 is too recent please delete. Is anyone doing the Sullivan family tree and have a Thomas and Evelyn Sullivan in Paddington, Sydney, NSW in 1938. one of my contacts has tried to help me find this family but has been unsuccessful. For anything more specific. I think it is best I...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 15-05-2019 5:56 AM
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  7. 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 10:12 PM
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  8. Joseph Delaney married in Sydney, 1895

    Alice Maud Delaney was born 19 March 1901, Linwood (Christchurch, New Zealand). Her birth certificate indicates that her parents were Joseph Delaney, a painter, aged 34, born Lancashire and Cecilia Delaney formerly Burke (as near as I can make out), aged 31, born Dublin. This certificate...

    Started by DBCoup‎, 08-03-2019 12:06 AM
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  9. 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 2:16 AM
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  10. 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 11:57 AM
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  11. Launceston, Tasmania. 1850-1860.

    Hi, I'm looking for any information about the Sydney Hotel, Elizabeth Street, Launceston, between 1850 and 1860. In particular Mr.Robert Jones who was either the owner or licensee. Who was he and where did he come from? There are a few mentions on Trove but nothing very constructive. Thank you.

    Started by keith brit‎, 10-08-2018 1:02 AM
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  12. George Randall b1828 England, death 1889 Aus.

    Looking for George's arrival in Aus. George was born 1828 Derbyshire, England, the first evidence of him being in Australia is his Marriage to Ellen Janeway in 1850 at Adelaide, (1850 4/194 RANDALL George JANEWAY Ellen Adelaide). Shortly after his marriage he purchased land to farm where he built a...

    Started by keith brit‎, 10-08-2018 1:28 AM
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  13. Wink annie maria king

    Was our Annie Maria born in Tasmania. We believed she was from England but searching has been difficult. We were of the understanding her parent/or grandparent was a doctor but have found a brick wall. On her 2nd marriage certificate it shows she was married to a George Hopcroft.Where did they...

    Started by ValBotica‎, 05-09-2008 5:20 AM
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  14. 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 8:00 PM
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  15. Place of Marriage , help needed to read cert

    Dear forum ,i am having trouble reading place of marriage, of my 2x great Paternal, grandparents , would appreciate any help ,Thank you in Advan Cheers Dave http://i1330.photobucket.com/albums/w569/wwwbennmarted/Great%20Grandma%20ONeill-1_zps1hfr95hu.jpg

    Started by david walker‎, 09-04-2018 6:01 AM
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  16. JAMES SHAW.

    John SHAW and Nancy ? were my 3xgt grandparents. I know no other information about them, and even that little bit could be questionable!. Their son James SHAW died at Avoca, Victoria, in 1862, when his bullock dray upturned and ran over him. According to dates on his death certificate, James would...

    Started by truey52‎, 05-04-2018 4:43 AM
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  17. A Guyett mystery

    I hope some of the downundies may be able to help with this query. The background is this: John Guyett (sometimes rendered as Guyatt, or even Guyet), b. 1822 at East Stratton, Hants, and his wife Sarah b. 1819 at Loughborough, Leics, had six children, John b. 1849, Lee, Kent; Henry Moses b....

    Started by Thomasin‎, 03-09-2009 10:43 PM
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  18. Dungog Cemetery Burial Records 1929

    Can I firstly go ARRGGHH lol It is so frustrating. I can't find (if they still exist) the burial records for BOOTES Funeral Directors. There is a BOOTS at Raymond Terrace but they don't appear to be related and/or have records back that far. The information on my Great Grandmother's...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 14-11-2017 6:33 AM
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  19. 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 1:45 AM
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  20. addition to James Brindley w Mary Searcey

    For those researching the James Brindley w Mary Searcey family tree I just found a child by the name of Thomas who was born and died in England. To put Thomas in context, he was born in Arnold Nottingham (Christened) 30 November 1823 (same year and place as their marriage) with parents names...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 11-01-2018 3:28 AM
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