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    Timber Merchants Liverpool 1854-1864 Henry Charles. B. Turner

    Could someone please direct me as to the best source to search, to discover if this man is listed in a directory? At a loss to know where to start tradewise. He is believed to have died somewhere around 1863. His wife, Eleanor Sarah Fitzsimons, later married on 24 June 1865, Great Boughton...
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    Eleanor Beatrice Thomson

    This person is believed to have emigrated as a child to Austrlalia in 1869, on the sailing ship "Star Queen". Her parents were Peter Thomson and Eleanor, possibly Fitzsimmons or similar name,and her mother was previously married to Henry Charles Turner before marrying Peter Thomson. The family...
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    Edgar Boyne von Stieglitz

    This man was born in Tasmania in 1846-47 to parents Francis Walter von Stieglitz and Anne Ransom. I am trying to find an exact year and registration number for his birth. The family had emigrated from Ireland. He died on 29 July 1918 in Brisbane, Qld. Cheers, Maryc2
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    Poulson possible Marriage to Mary Hobson, London

    I am seeking a marriage of an Andrew Poulson, possibly to a Mary Hobson mid 1850s in the London area. Would also very much appreciate hearing of any other suitable Andrew Poulson marriages in London around 1875-1885. Have searched 1841-1901 Census data and am becoming more confused by the day...
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    Birth Andrew Poulsen circa 1825

    An Andrew Poulson, Master Mariner on the "Donor" gave his date of birth as 1825 Southwold, Suffolk, England on the 1881 Census. I am researching all Andrew Poulsen, in an effort to find the correct father of Andrew Matthew Poulson, born third quarter 1854, St George in The East, London. I know...
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    Mary Eacott, dau of Abraham Eacott and Eliza Hall

    Despite this lady being on the 1861 and 1871 UK Census at Chaddleworth, Berkshire where she was born around 1853-54, I can find no trace of any marriage or death. She gave birth to a son, William James Eacott about 1873 in Chaddleworth, Berkshire, UK. The variations of this name are enormous...
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    Gilbert Muir, convicted 24 Dec 1829 Glasgow was married to who???

    On arrival in Australia on 19 Dec 1830 on the Burrell, this man, possibly born 1802, stated he was already married, and was refused permission to marry at Maitland NSW on 3 Dec 1839. He later married my great great grandmother Catherine Donovan in Australia in 1844. I would love to know to whom...
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    Jonathan Metcalfe born circa 1823

    I'm trying to verify who are the parents of this Jonathan Metcalfe born around 1823 in MonkWearmouth, Durham. He appears as a married 28 yr old on 1851 UK Census. Don't know whether he's a John or Jonathan or a Metcalfe with or without the E at this stage. Any descendants out there who can...
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    Death Elizabeth Metcalfe after 1845

    I'm trying to establish if a child by this name, born to Jonathan Metcalfe and Hannah Abraham, died before 1859 when the mother and other children sailed to Australia. No Elizabeth listed in 1851 Census with the family. Could be in the Sunderland Durham area. Cheers, Maryc2
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    Marriage Jonathan Metcalfe to Hannah Abraham

    Have located this couple on 1851 UK Census at Monkwearmouth Shore. He appears to have used the form "Jonathan" throughout his life. Marriage could have been around 1844 onwards. He a seaman. She arrived Sydney Aus in 1859 after him, on the "Wellington" with children Jane, Ruth and Thomas. Would...
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    Occupations of "file cutter" and "iron turner"

    What sort of need would there be for a person to be doing these occupations in Preston, Lancashire in 1830-1837? Anyone care to elaborate? Cheers, maryc2
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    Preston Lancashire in the 1820s

    Would anyone know if there was more than one RC church in Preston around 1817-20 and its name and location, as I live in hope of finding an RC Baptism for Thomas Caton, mother Elizabeth. Cheers, maryc2
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    Thomas Caton births in Preston around 1818

    The birth I cannot isolate is for the Thomas Caton, born Preston Lancashire, who had an older brother James, and a younger brother Robert. Mother may have been Elizabeth, father not yet known. Probably years for Thomas's birth would be 1816-1819. Thomas was transported on Bengal Merchant 1837...
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    Irish famine orphan Mary Anne Reilly of Dublin

    I would love to know more Irish background of the 18yr old girl who arrived in Sydney abroad the Lismoyne 29 Nov 1849. She was aged 18, parents Thomas and Catherine, both dead, RC, could read and write, and was a house servant born Dublin. Believed to have married convict Thomas Caton in...
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    Hello from a newbie

    Pleased to say I just happened to see my great grandparents names in this forum while googling, and am trying to sort out my English roots from afar. The Slaughter family became part of the backbone of early Brisbane, and I'm keen to find other descendants with a similar interest. I also never...