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Recent content by Timna

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    SLATER family

    Good evening Dave - boy were you busy after my post! :D RE: The Permission to marry for Charles Wiggins and Ellen (aka Eleanor) Slater. I got this via Ancestry. It's interesting - I have searched for a number of people from the same, scanned record on...
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    SLATER family

    Re: SLATER family (the elusive Sarah Slater - later wife of OWEN FURNER) I THINK I MAY have found "our" Sarah Slater..... Was nosying around in different family trees and stumbled across this woman's tree https://www.ancestry.com.au/family-tree/person/tree/5422083/person/1248094529/facts and...
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    Strother Family WA

    Hi there Not sure if you have since solved the mystery of how Erna fits into the Strother family? I have a distant cousin, Erna Chapman Lovely, who married a George Strother in 1937 in Perth. Erna was from Wooroloo and George was the son of Mr and Mrs W. Strother from Kalgoorlie...
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    SLATER family

    Hi Dave, Just touching base re your CHarles Furner post earlier. I have just gone through the digital images of the passenger list for "William Metcalfe" in 1838 (http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.asp?series=NRS5316&item=4_4784&ship=William%20Metcalfe) and, despite what the newspaper...
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    Second Time Lucky :)

    AMAZING memory there Dave! Yes, Trixie. My mum's paternal grandmother :):D
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    SLATER family

    Hi Dave, I suspect you're right re Sarah being originally from Southern England. I did find an interesting web post though listing various reasons why people might not find any records. We may never know. Re DNA - not sure if it's worth the money, but was interesting. We had a theory , based...
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    SLATER family

    Hi Dave, Suspect you are correct re Sarah! A mystery! Mum had her DNA tested (via Ancestry) and was rather surprised to find out (apparently) she has 94% western european ancestry and 6% middle eastern ancestry. Thanks Timna
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    Second Time Lucky :)

    Hi - I joined a few years ago and hadn't been on for some time. Had changed email address also, so couldn't use same user id/login. Hoping to be a bit more active this time round! Live in Brisbane. Surnames of interest: LOVELY/CHAPMAN - London, Suffolk, Norfolk WHITEMAN/FURNER - Goulburn...
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    SLATER family

    Hi - researching same elusive Sarah Slater. Have had same issues in trying to 'identify'. Left me wondering if she was possibly a "local" girl from Goulburn/Yass? Were there any penalties for not registering a birth in ca 1826 in colonial NSW? Perhaps she was of mixed parentage or from other...
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