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Recent content by gaelwyn

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    MILLER family from Dorset

    I'm researching the MILLER family of Chideock, Dorset. Parents were Joseph MILLER and Elizabeth WAKELY who married in 1805. I have easily traced the male children, except for one, but the females have been elusive :( I'm looking for Martha Miller b. 1814 & Jane Miller b. 1821 I found Jane Miller...
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    BELL family from Antrim

    My Gx3 Grandparents along with their children, emigrated to Australia in 1859 aboard the 'Queen of England' They were James BELL (1817-1883) born in Lisburn, Antrim and Ann Jane PEDLOW (1824-1913) I found them in 1851 Ireland census in Ballinderry, Antrim James's brother Stannus BELL had arrived...
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    Charles LAWSON

    Hi, i have Charles LAWSON, from Newlands, Peebles, Scotland. He was born in 1751 and baptised 19 April 1751 at West Linton Associate Congregation, Linton. He married Margaret ???? before 1774 (presuming) ..... can't find a marriage :( First child, Jean, was baptised in 1774, then Johan(na) 1776...
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    Emma PAGE

    Hi I'm looking for a daughter of my Gx3 GF. Emma PAGE was born in Tipton, Staffordshire in 1835, baptised in March in St Martins church, Tipton. Her parents were George Page & Elizabeth Molyneux. She's with her parents in 1841 & 1851 UK censuses, but possibly as a lodger in 1861 in Sedgely...
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    Thomas SUTTON

    Hi all :) I'm back again, looking for evidence of my Gx3 GF Thomas Sutton in London. After extensive research, I've determined that he was a convict, transported in 1825 on the 'Asia', to Sydney, NSW He was assigned to at least 4 masters that I can find .... 2 of them were Shoemakers. My Thomas...
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    Mary ann green

    Hi all, I'm looking for the arrival in Sydney, NSW of Mary Ann GREEN She was born abt 1834-5 in Dublin Ireland. She died in 1898 and her death certificate info states that she'd been in the colony of NSW for abt 47yrs. She married Thomas Connell in Jan 1854 in Sydney, parents were John Green and...
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    Marshall-heatrell

    Hi, I'm looking for a marriage before 1818 in London in the St George in the East area between Henry Marshall and Mary Heatrell. This couple emigrated to Eastern Cape, South Africa on the 'Northampton' with a group headed by William Clark for a new colony. There's quite a bit online. I'm...
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    Marshall

    Hi, I have Edward MARSHALL and Sarah ?????? having several children between 1791 and 1803, all registered in St George in the East, (Stepney or Tower Hamlets), London Henry b. 1791, George b. 1796, Sarah & Mary Ann b. 1800, Eleanor b. 1803 Edward was a Silversmith, living in Cannon Street...
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    Ann PRIMER

    On 31st Dec 1776, Ann PRIMER married Thomas CHASMAR (1755-1827) in Benenden, Kent, UK. Thomas Chasmar was christened in the Parish Church in Benenden on 27th Nov 1755. I've been able to trace back to his grandparents, Samuel Chasmar (1711-1778 ) and Mary Williard (1715-1794) . Can't find Ann...
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    James LAVENDER

    Hi, My Gx2 GM, Sarah Sutton, married James Lavender in 1878 in Richmond, NSW in the District registry office. The marriage cert. states he was 23 yrs old, a farmer and illegitimate. No other information given about parentage!! :'( His death was in 1929 on 'Tennyson', his son's farm in North...
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    The SAUNDERSONS

    Hi all, As in a previous thread, I'm on the hunt for the Saundersons. Richard (1835-1881) and Alexander (1838-1887) along with sister Mary, emigrated to Australia in 1863 and 1864. Both men were with RIC and became policemen in NSW and NZ. I'm trying to find their parents...Alexander...
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    Smuggling in dorset

    While researching and trying to find the families of Isaac Wakely Miller and his wife Mary Barns in the Chideock, Dorset area, I came across this article "Women Smugglers Not only were women useful to the smugglers as signallers and carriers of messages from members of the gang to each other...
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    Joseph MILLER

    Hi all, I have the marriage of Joseph MILLER and Elizabeth WAKELY in Chideock, Dorset. 1805 Joseph MILLER & Elizabeth WAKELY married 16-Sep Have been looking for their births :confused: :confused: Have 3 possibles for Elizabeth, but none for Joseph :( 1778 Elizabeth daughter of Isaac &...
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    Richard SAUNDERSON

    Hi all, I'm looking for the marriage of Richard and Catherine SAUNDERSON. They would have married in County Monaghan or Donegal before 1863, as they emigrated to Australia in that year. Both were born in 1835. Richard was from Monaghan Catherine was from Castlefinn, County Donegal Richard was...
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    Purina Diet

    I was at BigW buying a bag of Purina dog food for the dogs, while in the check-out line a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. Why else would I be buying dog food, RIGHT ??? So on impulse I told her that no, I didn't have a dog, I was starting the Purina Diet again, and that I probably...
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