sorry, one more question.
Does anyone know what the usual circumstances are when someone is
removed to a residence. Thomas was removed to Moorobool Street but I dont understand why. Would it usually be for unpaid rent or maybe the house was getting demolished.
The wording is confusing to me...
I just realised that 'special license' to marry could be a clue I have missed for years :-\
Thomas Brown was married by special license.
Does that confirm that Thomas was indeed a convict ? Could someone help confirm this please.
Annie arrived Unassisted in Jan 1852 aboard the Eagle. They...
Just found this on IGI
31 May 1815
Saint Peter Church Street,Liverpool,Lancashire,England
indexing project (batch) number:
source film number:
Same church all the Brown...
I was just provided this information for the 1841 census,
This John Brown is listed as a mariner, not born in the county and Joseph is a labourer. There are single enumerator's marks between the different surnames
1841 Piece:558 Book/Folio:2/24 Page:40
Yes I have seen the post about Jennie Brown, very interesting.
I have have a feeling that Thomas came to australia before William and his family. here is is bit of infor on the Brown
Generation of Great-Great-Great-Grandparents
THOMAS BROWN (Michelle's great-great-great-grandfather)...
Could someone kindly do a look up for me for the 1841 Census
for the Brown Family. Im hoping the father John is alive in 1841.
Also looking to see if Thomas Brown was still living with the family in 1841. He would have been 14.
Civil parish: Liverpool
Thanks for the information. I now have a lot more updating to do :)
Your info about William's address at the time of marriage has helped me confirm this 1851 Census :
1851 CENSUSCivil parish: Liverpool
Registration district: Liverpool...
I found these 2 last night, but the parents names are different :o
Member Tree Name Parents
Public Member Tree
2 attached records, 2 sources
William Maxwell BrownBirth: dd mm 1832 - city, Lancashire, England
Marriage: date - city, Lancashire, England...
Seems I can't PM you so here is my email address.
I have lots of B,D,M certificates and some pictures
if you are interested. I have posted my tree on my Heritage and Ancestry.com. Please feel free to correct me if I have made any errors.
Look forward to hearing from...
I can hardly contain my excitement at receiving you message and information.
I have really struggled with such a common name.
William Maxwell Brown was the brother of my gt gt gt grandfather Thomas Brown. He was a Printer, publisher, bookbinder etc first in Ballarat and then in...
I really need help to find the death of my great great grandfather.
I just wasted another $64 on the wrong person.
The last date I found any reference to him is 12 Jan 1884, where he was advertising offices to let on Corner of Market and Elizabeth Street Sydney.
Thomas was a publisher...
I'm biting the bullet again and have ordered some stuff that may or may not be my Thomas. I found in Intestate Estate Case Papers this :
BROWN Thomas - 2812 1866 Sydney Also includes Ann Brown (Wife)
and this from Deceased Estates ,
BROWN Thomas Sydney 12/12/1890 01/07/1891.
I really hope at...
:D I now know Thomas Brown's parents names. They were John and Mary Brown.
I got this information from Thomas's brother William Maxwell Browns death certificate.
So Im thinking this may be his family that Dave found earlier.
John Brown 46 abt 1795 Male Mariner (birth place not given)
Thats a good find...Im still confused by the below...where is George Frederick ? Had he moved out of the family home ?
Piece: 2180 Folio: 111 Page: 14
Robert Potts 41 Nottingham Hosier
Mary Ann Potts 36 Coventry
Eliza Potts 21 Nottingham
Annie Gee Potts 18 Nottingham
I just noticed on Annies Death certificate that is says her mothers name was Annie Unknown and George Frederick Potts.
We know that Robert really was her father as stated in her newspaper death notice.
I wonder if Robert Potts Jnr carried on with the Potts and Co Business here in...
Have you checked the Trove website. there are quite a few adverts put the in THE ARGUS (Melbourne newspaper) by Robert Potts looking to hire people for his drapery business.
I guess Eliza must have 2 middle names but seems she chages the order. On Annie marriage certificate is states...
Now I'm really confused and wondering if we are talking about the same Potts family. I details I have are :
Eliza Ann Potts arrived in Jan 1852 aboard The Eagle aged 21
Annie Gee Potts also arrived on the same ship, her age is given as 19.
Also noted Robert Potts arrived on the Eagle 4...
Lovely to hear from you. You are the first person who has contacted me from the Potts side of the family. So this means your grandmother was my great great great grandmothers sister. I would love to know the story about why Annie and Eliza came to Australia.If you have any information...