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    Edwin Bird

    Hi everyone Just an update for all those who responded to my original request for help. I contacted the naa.gov.au website and found Edwin Bird in South Australia. I then sent numerous emails to all sorts of people, like councils, community clubs, estate agents, tracing agents, the red cross...
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    Edwin Bird

    Hi all Thanks for your replies, but I thought I had seen on TV "Who do you think you are", that one could look up passenger lists from the UK to Australia? Can anyone confirm this or are these lists just not available online and you have to go to wherever those records are kept? Incidentally...
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    Help Wanted - Please

    Hi again Thanks for your kind replies. My grandmother's name was Annie Elizabeth Bird, nee Burman, born 22/11/1895 died February 1988. She lived with who I grew up thinking he was my grandfather, John Henry Woolhouse, known as "Jack" and she took his surname Woolhouse which is on her...
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    Edwin Bird

    Wow, three replies in such a short space of time - many thanks. All I know of Edwin Bird (no other names) is that he was born on 5 June 1935, his parents were Samuel Bird and Edith Ellen Bird formerly Byrne in Manchester. His address was 26 Cornwall Street Openshaw at the time he was born. I...
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    Help Wanted - Please

    Hi to everyone I have for the past few years been trying to trace Samuel Bird, my grandfather, whom I never knew and have not even seen a photograph of. My family would not talk about him and as I now have grown up children of my own, I attempted to find him. I have traced him to the Manchester...
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    Edwin Bird

    Hi all I am researching my family history and my newly found uncle (Edwin Bird) born 5 June 1935 I believe emigrated to Australia. I have not been able to find any trace of this up to 1960, so assume it after that year. Could anyone help me in this research or point me in the right direction...
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