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    F Cowling. Passenger. S S Rimutaka. 1887

    According to a press report, F Cowling was a passenger on S S Rotarua when she sailed from Onehunga, Auckland, on 8 Feb 1887, to connect with S S Rimutaka, scheduled to sail from Wellington on 10 February, bound for London. Is there a passenger list for either vessel that gives additional...
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    Charles James Plaice. Born 1881

    Charles James Plaice was born on 20 September 1881 in Aldershot, Hants. He joined the Royal Navy as a boy on 14 January 1897 and signed on for 12 years on 20 Sept 1899. If I am reading his record correctly on 26 October 1912 he agreed to serve with the Royal Australian Navy for 5 years. I...
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    Electoral Rolls

    What conditions did an individual have to satisfy to qualify for inclusion on an electoral roll? I have found record of an ancestor included on the electoral roll for Thames (Coromandel)1880/1. This is the earliest reference to him following his immigration I have found. Despite extensive...
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    John Henry Bastian b 1830 St Keverne

    I am posting this more in hope than expectation but I am encouraged to do so by the fine record the site has for finding answers to "impossible" questions. JHB was baptised on 17 Oct 1830 at St Keverne, Cornwall, son of John and Jane. His father died in 1832 and his mother remarried in 1835...
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    William (Edward?) Atkins. UK or N Z? c 1874

    Marriage February 1919. Plymouth, Devon. William Atkins, age 45, bachelor. Rifleman NZ. Sling camp, Salisbury. Father - William Edward Atkins (deceased) tailor. Bride - Bertha Hayman. Bertha, with son Frderick sailed Plymouth to Wellington July 1919. Presumably William sailed on troop ship...
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    William George Cowling. Where in the world?

    William George Cowling was born in Devon on 27 Sept 1877. His parents were Henry and Mary Ann (Doidge). He emigrated to Canada in 1904, heading for Toronto. He was then single and a stone mason/bricklayer by occupation. I have not found him on the 1911 census, either in Canada or Britain...
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    John Grening (Greening) - migration 1849

    From Family Search:- John Grening (35), female (twenty eight) and boy (9) sailed from Plymouth for Australia 19 June 1849. No further details. Is there any record of this group's arrival in Australia that might help me identify them more fully?
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    Violet Ada Bertha Hayman - 1896

    The birth of Violet A B Hayman was registered in S. Stoneham, Hants in Sep Q 1896. Her parents were William Henry Hayman (Royal Navy) and Ada Emma White/Hayman (nee Ward). In 1901 Ada Hayman and her children were living in Bishop Street, Portsmouth. Ada and William married in Dec 1901. In...
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    R N discharge

    William Jesse White enlisted in the Royal Navy on 26 June 1888 on a 12 years engagement. His service record details his movements from that date until 2 Oct 1894 when, in the discharge column, it is recorded "Run 2.10.94 Harwich" . This is the final entry. Can anyone suggest what this might...
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    From Sydney to New Zealand - 1881

    The vessel "City of New York", from New. York and San Francisco, docked in Sydney on 30 August 1881, en route for New Zealand. Among the passengers going on to NZ was "F Cowling". I would like to be able to identify this individual more fully. Does a more informative passenger list for this...
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    Elijah Joel Tyack COLLINGS - 1862/1932 - Qld

    Elijah Joel Tyack COLLINGS was born in 1862. His parents were recorded as James Staines and Christina McDonald Collings. He died, a bachelor, in 1932 when his parents were recorded as James Stain and Christina McDonald McGregor. What influenced his parents to give him such a distinctive name...
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    Joseph Watters - Queensland

    The death of Joseph Watters was registered in Queensland in 1934. His parents were recorded as James and Mary Ellen Teague. I am looking for any additional information about his parents, particularly his mother.
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    Mary Ann Cowling - Parramatta

    Mary Ann Cowling was transported on board "Surrey" on 28 March 1840, having been sentenced at Plymouth Quarter sessions, Devon. Arrived N.S.W 14 July 1840 She is recorded (twice) as a girl in Paramatta Female Factory. She was granted ticket of leave in late 1847. (County of Camden) A Mary...
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    Eli Coomb/e/s - b c 1871 - Somerton,Somerset

    In 1881 Eli was recorded with his father and two siblings in Langport Union Workhouse, Somerset. His date and place of birth are tolerably consistent in subsequent censuses. ( Eiljah in 1891). He appears to have been the third of 5 children of Heny Samuel and Jane (Culliford ) Coombes. Their...
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    Ellen Nora Le Dan - 1843

    Ellen Nora Mounter/Pellmounter was born in Lamerton, Devon in 1843. She married Henry Frederic Le Dan, of Jersey, in Plymouth in 1866. Henry, Royal Navy, was at sea/abroad in 1871 and Ellen was with her mother and siblings in Plymouth. By 1881 Henry was co-habitating with Anne Emily Allen...
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    Frederick COWLING - 1853(UK) - 1912(NZ)

    Frederick was born in Mary Tavy, Devon in 1853, the son of Robert and Joanna Cowling. In 1871 he was living with his widowed mother in Mary Tavy. A miner. He next appears living in Owen Street, Thames, New Zealand, recorded on the 1886 census. A miner. I have extensive details of his life in...
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    Edward GREENING - b 1828 - Peter Tavy, Devon

    I have a string of references that I believe relate to this person, but I am missing crucial census records for 1861 and 1871 to consolidate my findings. Edward Dobson Grinon was baptised on 5 Oct 1828 at Peter Tavy. The names Edward Greenham and Amy Botterell appear on the same page Sep Q...
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    William Glubb - 1851 Tavistock

    William Glubb (b 1851 Tavistock) married Jessie Yelland (b 1852 Tavistock) in 1874. In 1881 William was living with his son, Charles ,( b 1876 Tavistock) and his mother, Ann ( b 1828 Mary Tavy) in Plymouth. He was described as a victualler. Jessie was staying with friends in Tavistock. She was...
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    Harriet (Bennallack) Kellaway - died Cessnock 1924?

    Harriet Bennallack was born in Devon in 1840, the daughter of William and Susanna (Holwill) Bennallack. In 1862 she married Frederick Kellaway of Cornwall and the indications are that shortly afterwards they emigrated to Australia. There is an unsourced on-line entry suggesting she died in...
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    Looking for Emma DOIDGE

    Emma Doidge was baptised at Brentor, Devon on 3 April 1859. The family were then living at Whitstone, Brentor. Her twin sister, Helen/Ellen, died after 10 weeks. On 14 Nov 1885, whilst resident in Bodmin Workhouse, she gave birth to Mary Ellen. Her home address was given as St Winnows...