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    Ship - Grand Trianon

    Hi. Looking for more info about the barque, the Grand Trianon. Our relos sailed to Australia on it in 1858 from Southampton to Sydney. I believe it was built in New Brunswick and belonged to Messrs Coultart at one stage. The Captain for our relos trip was Alfred Hayes. I have the emmigration...
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    John Woods of Walsham le Willows Suffolk

    Trying to track down the birth of John Woods born Walsham le Willows Suffolk UK around 1836. Parents John Woods & Martha Pollard. John supposedly had an older sister Mary (abt 1834). Martha died in 1837 and John remarried Mary Chambers. Young John married Esther Allum at Thetford in April 1858...
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    Boer War Veteran

    Hi there. I am still trying to trace info about my grandfather, Herbert James TAYLOR and the possibility of him being a BW Vet. He was born in NSW Australia 28/8/1873. The history society in the district he lived in at the time gave me there only known BW Vet, Trooper James Taylor who enlisted...
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    Woods of Walsham Le Willows Suffolk

    I have been searching for info on John Woods (born abt 1836) He was the son of John Woods (born abt 1810) and Martha Pollard (born abt 1796) There seems to be confusion about John jnrs mother because John snr was married twice(2nd wife Mary Chambers) They mainly lived at Walsham Le Willows in...
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    John Woods

    Searching for birth of John Woods born c 1834-36,possibly Suffolk/Norfolk. Parents possibly John and Mary. John jnr married Esther Allum on 25 March 1858 at St Cuthberts, Thetford (Suffolk/Norfolk). John & Esther came to Australia in Aug. 1858. Johns parents lived at Walsham and Esthers parents...
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    Was Herbert a Boer War Vet??

    Info I have says my Grandfather was a Boer War Vet. Born 1873 in OZ, married on 16th April 1900 in OZ. Herbert James Taylor was his name. Given hint of HJ Taylor in Doyles Australian Scouts but can't seem to find info. Found a Herbert James Cox Taylor but he not mine. Any ideas out there?
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    Boer War Vet???

    In the obituary notice of my grandfather, Herbert James Taylor born 28 Aug. 1873 in Australia, it states he was a Boer war veteran. I can only find info on a Herbert James Cox Taylor (not mine) The Aust. War Mem. has no info on him nor does the National Archives. It was said his medal was...