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Recent content by lib1972

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    Missing Convict - John Allen Eaton

    Interesting that this too gives 1826 as birth year.
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    Missing Convict - John Allen Eaton

    Thanks everyone for all your ideas and for joining in the search! Yes, I also had the handkerchief info from that edition of the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser. Also one from 7 Feb but for some reason I can't post an attachment. It said he was apprehended whilst...
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    Missing Convict - John Allen Eaton

    Thanks Dave for the suggestions. It's so tricky, this John might not be him at all anyway! I wonder if there are records in the UK that would tell me what happened to John Eaton the handkerchief thief?
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    Missing Convict - John Allen Eaton

    Hi, I'm brand new here and hoping someone might be able to help with a little quandary. I'm researching my great great grandfather John Allen Eaton who married in Australia in 1865. He's quite a mystery man and I'm trying to piece together his life prior to marriage. I am considering the...