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Frank & Isabella HOFFMAN

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Marriages Dec Qtr 1907 St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 1046
HOFFMAN Frank & BOWLES Isabella

NAA record on Frank has the arrival as 1908.

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Something is a bit odd. These are Frank's grandparents with his father Franz Joseph.

'Parland' 1849 Sydney and/or Newcastle Reel 2459, [4/4912]; Fiche 851
HOFFMANN Jacob 28 and family
HOFFMANN Catherine 25
HOFFMANN Franz Joseph inft

Arrived 5 Jul 1849
Jacob 28 Vine Keeper Ch of Rome Both
Catherine 25 (Wife) Ch of Rome Both
 

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Who did Franz Joseph marry and where? No mother listed here.

Death 26811/1948 HOFFMAN FRANK JOSEPH - FRANZ - CHATSWOOD * 14 Oct

When and where was Frank Joseph born? 1872 Austria. ??

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What do we know is correct??

Marriages Dec 1907 St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 1046
HOFFMAN Frank & BOWLES Isabella

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Frank Hoffman - purchase of property Lane Cove near Sydney NSW
go to page 12 of 33.
Frank Hoffman born 1872 Austria
Isabella Hoffman born 1874 England
Married 1907 England
Arrived in Australia 1908
Frank Naturalized Australia 1937
Page 13 Frank was in the British army for 8 years.

Death 26811/1948 HOFFMAN FRANK JOSEPH - FRANZ - CHATSWOOD * 14 Oct 1948

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 16 Oct 1948 p.30
DEATHS
HOFFMAN, Frank.-October 14, 1948, at his residence, 13 Beta Street, Lane Cove, beloved husband of Isabella and loved father of Frank (deceased), Harry and Dorothy (Mrs. Holloway), and grandfather of ... Privately cremated.
 

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Frank should be in 1901 census.

FS is ignoring any filters chosen and showing all results in any order. Totally useless.
 
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I don't think there is an image for the 1907 marriage.

No age at death found so far for Frank. Don't know where he was cremated. Possibly Northern Suburbs.
 

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This is the earliest I can see at mo., but has his DoB, a bit out..

Public Service Lists:
Frank Hoffman
DoB: 17 May 1877
Appointment Date: 2 Feb 1911
Appointment Place: NSW
Book Year: 1923

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Thanks Geoff.

One record says arrived 1908. Married 1907 - 8 years in British army so should be in 1901 census.

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Thanks Geoff.

Middle initial does not fit.

HOFFMANN, Frank C 9 Trooper Commander in Chief's Bodyguard WO127/6

This is the nominal roll of the Commander in Chief's Bodyguard, a colonial unit of the Boer War of 1899-1902. The index was compiled from WO 127 at the National Archives, Kew by Jim Murray.

Service No 9.

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Thanks Geoff.

Middle initial does not fit.

HOFFMANN, Frank C 9 Trooper Commander in Chief's Bodyguard WO127/6

his is the nominal roll of the Commander in Chief's Bodyguard, a colonial unit of the Boer War of 1899-1902. The index was compiled from WO 127 at the National Archives, Kew by Jim Murray.

Service No 9.

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Yeah, I had a look on Anc. Military section, nothing fitting. Still nothing with those details for 1901 either.

He doesn't appear to be in the London E/R's either.

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Thanks Geoff.

Can't find much.

Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960

1908 +/- 1

No hit for F or I Hoffman/Hoffmann

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Unassisted:
I Hoffman
Age: 20
Port of Departure: Brisbane
Arrival: Sydney, NSW
Voyage Arrival Date: 9 Mar 1908
Vessel Name: Wodonga

Not seen Frank's transcription yet, image not informative and writing not the best.

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Also this, but no ages..

Unassisted:
Mr Hoffman
Port of Departure: Brisbane, Qld. Ports
Arrival: Sydney, NSW
Voyage Arrival Date: 21 Dec 1908
Vessel Name: Wyandra
[Image has him with a Mrs Hoffman. Saloon]

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