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Recent content by David de France

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    Immigration information for 19th century Australia

    Hi Kaye, We have the same relationship to John Martin Friedrich Fritzlaff and I thank you for your offer for information on our ancestors, but I have most of the linages in Australia. Johann (John) Frizlaff was born in Stolpmuende, which was Germany but is now Poland and there was a lack of...
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    Immigration information for 19th century Australia

    Thanks gibbo, Sorry I did not reply sooner, but thanks for the links the information confirmed Fritzlaff's children in my tree, and to have a copy of the probate order and his Will is a huge benefit. It is a pity that he did not bequeath to his parents so I can firm thir names :D Regards David
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    Immigration information for 19th century Australia

    Hi guys, Thanks for the information I must admit it has been frustrating because both Fritzlaff and Rieger immigrated here and without their parents details I am limited in researching their ancestors. The marriage certificate does not record their parents name and the electorial rolls do...
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    Immigration information for 19th century Australia

    Thanks gibbo, I had searched The Ships Lists site extensively because it contains execellent information, but without success. I did not know the Queensland link and I will search this site for information, but the two people I am researching arrived in Port Phillip in the first half of the...
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    Immigration information for 19th century Australia

    Thanks DaveHam9 Yes you are correct this is what I have found, both immigrates I am following are from Germany and I am confident that they are unassisted passengers, and arrived in the first half of the 19th century in Port Phillip. I have looked at the Argus paper, but the ship's...
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    Immigration information for 19th century Australia

    Hi , I am unsure if this is the correct forum for this question, but nothing ventured ..... Does anyone know a site for searching immigration records, or details, of non-British immigrates to Australia, particularly Germans, during the period 1840 to 1880? I have searched the national...
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    Shears of Surrey - request for information and primary sources

    Thanks DaveHam9 Your information is helpful and my money is on the Shears of Buckinghamshire is the same family. I have now found the passenger list for this family. Thanks again, and regards David
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    Shears of Surrey - request for information and primary sources

    Thanks Emeltee, I think that the Shears of Elton Buckinghamshire may be the same Shears that I am investigating, your information has been very helpful. Regards David
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    Shears of Surrey - request for information and primary sources

    thanks for your welcome, and I need luck for this family :biggrin:
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    Shears of Surrey - request for information and primary sources

    Hi all, I am researching my family of Shears who immigrated to Australia in 1857, the parent being William Shears and Jane Shears (nee Walsh). I believe they were married between the years of 1846 and 1848. Can anyone provide details, or point me me into the right source, of their marriage date...
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