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  1. barbarajoh

    William Scott born c 1815 Selkirk died South Australia 1879

    Trying to find the parents of this man who came on the Iron King in 1873 London to Port Adelaide just after his wife Elizabeth Armstrong had died in Roxburghshire. A trillion trees have his parents as Robert Scott and Agnes Mitchell but no proof of where they got it. His grave is at Flinders...
  2. barbarajoh

    Samuel Craig Dods born 1871 Lauder, Berwickshire died Hawkes Bay NZ 1939

    Trying to find out more about this man after 1891. He was an engineer and is on a ship as apprentice in the 1891 at Dunbar, East Lothian - SS Nicolaus. Lose him after that until he turns up in NZ in 1900 living Spencer Street, Sydenham, Christchurch. He is an engine fitter, then later...
  3. barbarajoh

    Elizabeth Barron born Scotland 1779

    Having trouble finding Elizabeth born around 1779. In the 1851 she is with her son William Barron at Elvaston, Derbyshire William Barron 45 gardener born Scotland Elizabeth 50 wife born London Elizabeth 72 mother born Scotland Frances 8 daughter born Elvaston John 6 son born Elvaston Isabel...
  4. barbarajoh

    Jane Halley born 1812 Falkirk

    1841 Kerse Lane, Falkirk Jean Hally 25 born Stirlingshire Jean Moody 2 born Stirlingshire 1861 East Bridge, Falkirk Jane Halley 49 widow Laundress born Falkirk Jane Moddie (Moodie) 20 daughter born Falkirk Marget Moddie 12 daughter born Falkirk lodger Alexander Brodie Moulder born Falkirk...
  5. barbarajoh

    William Turnbull/Mary Wilson

    Looking for arrival of Wm and Mary. Wm born around 1800 in Wilton, Roxburghshire and Mary born around 1794 at nearby Hawick. They both die in Marshall Mount, NSW When Wm dies he is aged 77 on 1 April 1876 and his son George says his father has been in NSW 19 years so looking anytime between...
  6. barbarajoh

    Margaret Heffernan 1822 married Wm Cavanagh in Sydney in 1842

    Trying to find this lady's parents. She figures in 2 separate trees which have a good DNA match with. An Anne Heffernan is my brick wall. Hoping this lady is her sister as all I have is Ireland as place of birth and father Michael for my Anne. Trees on A have differing information as to Mgt...
  7. barbarajoh

    Thomas Hope born Ancrum, Scotland 1810 died Yalla Creek, Victoria.

    Looking for information on Thomas. His wife is Alice Armstrong. They went to Australia around 1856 but it is really his parents I am hoping to find. Naming patterns would suggest David Hope and Euphemia for parents but Ancrum/Jed area notorious for non conformist churches and I can't find a...
  8. barbarajoh

    Thomas Bagley Perkins died 1910 Queensland

    Thomas Bagley Perkins Died 10 Aug 1910 Queensland Father Thomas PerkinsMother Sarah Ellen Manwaring Registration Year1910 QueenslandRegistration NumberB012860Page number20696 Just found one of my Totty cousins' husband died in Australia. He was married to Emily Totty and she is with her...
  9. barbarajoh

    Frederick Twyford Jones

    Frederick Twyford Jones baptised Altrincham, Cheshire 25 Dec 1821 to Owen Rice Jones and Mary Clough Frederick married first Louisa Trafford at Liverpool 1845 Married 2nd Marietta Turner 1847 at Liverpool. Two children so far Alfred Turner Jones 1848 Liverpool and Mary Louisa Jones born 1849...
  10. barbarajoh

    William Harvey b 1815 d 1884 Breadalbane

    I have a Wm Harvey born 1815 who was convicted of stealing in Edinburgh in Feb 1835 and sent to NSW on the Marquis of Huntly 1835. He married Catherine Hutchins and they had several children Wm George b 1857 Emma Martha 1858 Elizabeth Jane 1860 Thomas 1862 Caroline Janet 1863 Andrew 1866 James...
  11. barbarajoh

    William Hunter/Ann Burns m Wooloomooloo

    Looking for anything at all on this couple. They married 20 May 1863. His parents John Hunter and Sarah McKie. Born 1833 Co Cavan, Ireland. Her parents Huston Burns and Eliza Liscoal(?) Born 1840 Co Cavan. William supposed to have come over on "Fortune" in 1855. If so A has him having a...
  12. barbarajoh

    Arthur Gawthorpe b 1872 Barnsley

    Looking for this man in the 1901. In census with parents in 1891 in Wombwell near Barnsley. Marries Anne Mary Hughes in 1892 at Wombwell, Yorkshire. His parents are Tom Gawthorpe and Dinah Barnes. He is a miner and in 1911 is in Wallsend, Northumberland but comes back to Yorkshire and dies in...
  13. barbarajoh

    Alexander Wood d 1906 Yankalilla

    I am trying to find the parents of this man who died in 1906 aged 85. He went to Australian in 1849 on board the Posthumous and grew fruit in Yankalilla. He founded the Woodvale Orangery. He was supposed to be born in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire but I can't find a birth for him. Is there...
  14. barbarajoh

    Frank McGregor born Dunbar 1860

    Frank above came out to Australia on the Orvieto from London to Sydney with his daughter Isabelle aged 27, a domestic servant. Leaving 6th March 1920 He was born in 1860 in Dunbar, East Lothian. He died in Australia at St Leonard's (NSW?) in 1923 after being hit by a lorry. His inquest was...
  15. barbarajoh

    Helen Nelson death record

    Can anyone read the mother's name on this Scottish death record. I think it starts with a C but just can't think what it can be. Barbara
  16. barbarajoh

    James Turnbull b 1863

    I am looking for the above as a passenger. He was from Bowden, Roxburghshire and in Scotland in 1881 but married in Tweed River in 1888 to Anastasia Kavanagh. I have found children Mary E in 1888 Tweed River, NSW Anastasia 1890 Tweed River Esther 1892 Murwillumbah died 1892 Anastasia 1905...
  17. barbarajoh

    FMP Methodist Yorkshire and Derbyshire

    The new records above have been a great help to me. My ancestor Sarah Stewart was baptised at the Wesleyan Chapel at Carver Street, Sheffield in 1833. I knew her mother was Elizabeth Burdett but all the trees on Ancestry have copied each other and put Elizabeth as daughter to Martha and Amos...
  18. barbarajoh

    George Brown, stonemason sailed Salsetvte 1841

    Can anybody help me with this family? all we know is that they sailed with the Salsette, 2 Jan 1841 from Liverpool to Melbourne and that George was 39, a stonemason and his native place Edinburgh. His wife Elizabeth was 21, a housemaid and native of Manchester. I have a marriage which may be...
  19. barbarajoh

    soldier's effects

    I am trying to help someone research George John Gatland who died in WW1 in 1917 and is on the Arras memorial. He was married to Margaret Martin of Hawick, Roxburghshire but was from Surrey. In the Soldiers effects she is mentioned as sole beneficiary in 1918 and then in 1919 but it looks...
  20. barbarajoh

    Proudfoots in Wisconsin

    Hi, can anyone help me find more about this family. William Proudfoot possibly born 1823 Berwickshire to John and Sophia Proudfoot Went to America around 1858 and married that year to a Mary A. Had children Margaret 1860 born Louisiana John 1862 Sofia 1864 William 1867 Mary Ann 1870 Edward...
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