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Alexander CROLL

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Alexander b. 9 Aug 1835 Keith ?? Can't find on SP.

Became a ships carpenter and arrived in Australia in 1866.

Death 12240/1917 CROLL ALEXANDER - JAMES - ELIZABETH - STROUD * 16 Aug

Looking for Alexander in 1841, 1851 and 1861.

Thanks,

Dave
 
Thanks Emeltee.

1917
... He was 82 years of age on August 9th last ...
... After a few years spent at sea he visited New Zealand, and subsequently came to New South Wales in 1860 ??. ...

He named his residence 'Huntley' and there is a Huntly SE of Keith. ??

Dave
 
Huntly is 8 miles SE of Keith, in Aberdeenshire according to the Genuki site.

1841
Torry Street, Huntly, Aberdeenshire
James Christie 20 Aberdeenshire
Isobel Christie 20 Aberdeenshire
Alexander Croll 5 Aberdeenshire
James Beattie 5 Aberdeenshire

Can't find him in 51 or 61
 
Not a lot of confidence, but there is this..

Unassisted:
Mr A Croll
Departure: Auckland, New Zealand
Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 8 May 1860
Vessel Name: Lord Worsley

Geofff
 
Thanks Geoff.

Don't know how long he was in NZ but that could be him.

He could have been a seaman on ships between NZ and Australia.

Dave
 
There is also this, but birth quite a bit out.. He is listed as crew, carpenter..

Unassisted:
Alexander Croll
Estimated birth year: abt 1844
Departure: Auckland, New Zealand
Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 5 Apr 1866
Vessel Name: Prince Alfred
Origin Location: British

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

There could be several like that with different vessels.

Getting way off a main line. This connects to Perdriau.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 20 Dec 1919 p.12
MARRIAGES
BUCKLE - PERDRIAU.-November 12, 1919, at Scots Church, Church Hill, by the Rev. S. B. Reid, Alexander Croll, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Buckle, of Cremorne, to Florence Elsie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Perdrian, of Mosman. Present address Murdoch-street, Cremorne.

Dave
 
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