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Recent content by Smee

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    Were any of your ancestors, criminals?

    Hi That is an interesting thread, in my husband line there are a couple of cases of a reletive been the victim rahter than the criminal, all minor cases though. In the same family line, there is a Murderer, however that happened in Australia..........so are there records that can be looked up...
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    NZ census?

    Hi Glad i was of help, i have just recently completed some work in Dunedin via burials and other researchers looking for the same family, this family also came from Scotland, though not a direct link and it is certainly hard work, you could also try Scotlandspeople, look at the forums and see...
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    NZ census?

    Hi A few links that you might find useful. http://www.clanfraser.org.nz/genealogy/cemeterylinks.html https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home/ On the above site if you can find the death date and the person is over 80yrs then you might or should get a date of birth...
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    John William Plaisted 1945 - 1983

    Hi Dave Thanks for that i will give it a try on the "Ask the Libarian" idea and see what happens. I must ask my mother in law if she knows where he was.........they were divorced........ Smee
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    John William Plaisted 1945 - 1983

    Hi How do i go about finding a record of a marriage in Australia for about 1971- 1983. I think the marriage might of taken place in Sydney, however i don't really know, Sydney is where his brother was. Thanks for any help. Smee
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    Moleta (Italy) Criscillo ? Gattsche/Gottsch (Germany)

    Hi After a week of searching i found them all big time, even a couple of books written, on about the family written by a grandson and another they are mentioned in...........so got great direction and information. Will see what the websites you gave me come up with. Thanks very much for them...
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    Sydney Bedford 1888. New Zealand.

    Hi Steve Didn't find anythingon my trip to the library, i think your best bet is the settlers museum/maritime museum/archives........sorry a moment when my brain went blank..............in dunedin, so good look. Smee
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    Moleta (Italy) Criscillo ? Gattsche/Gottsch (Germany)

    Hi does anyone have any searchable websites for Italy and GErmany. The German Family were born in Holstein area. Still collecting data for shipping news int o New Zealand. Some certificates will verify other information i have. Thanks Smee
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    Sydney Bedford 1888. New Zealand.

    When all this wet spring weather stops i will go and see if he is onthe fiche at the library, as another person has already said he is not on the BDM online records. Not sure what maritime things were like if they were there during the gold rush then it ispossible some children might of been...
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    Sydney Bedford 1888. New Zealand.

    Hi If you know what port they arrived in you could contact the local maritime museum in that area. That is how i found my reletive, quite by accident. We were told that he was born on ship and registered in the Uk, however i have since found that he was registered here in Napier we think due...
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    BMD records Victoria

    Hi Gibbo I have never found any sites for Victoria, been looking myself for a few years, however if there is something you can't find in the fiches at your own library for Victoria, i would be happy to look up in my local as i seem to have access to a good set of fiches, some of which are...
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    New Zealand calling

    Soz about the delay in replying, couldn't find the right board............thanks for the reply on my Austin guy, and all my Fords.......except the car (yep we have one) all came from the UK........... Enjoy the Mazda Claire
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    Harry Plaisted na Lucy Jeans Children??

    Hi Crankypants From what i can gather from the family history book on the Plaisted (Du Plessis) the families lived in Wiltshire, Gloustershire, South Wales and London, so maybe there is a connection, they usually say there is..........lol, Apparently they originated in France. If your...
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    Harry Plaisted na Lucy Jeans Children??

    Thanks Crankypants, i got a big break through due to the Arizonia death records, including a grandchild and her children............Yippeee Still going throught he other websites too, takes time on dial up Claire:biggrin:
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    Harry Plaisted na Lucy Jeans Children??

    hi crankypants thanks for that was very enlighting, as for why australia dont do it, they can make to much money out of it and your government is mean..........lol. i can get BDM for new zealand online for a certain yearage.though of course you have to order the certificate to get the...
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