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Frank ROBERTS

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Hello,

Frank Wellesley ROBERTS b. 26 Jul 1834 Seaford, Sussex
- parents William ROBERTS & Eliza

Franks is with family in 1851 and he marries in South Australia on 13 Aug 1859.

1851
HO107 Piece 1637 Folio 261 Page 24
Civil Parish: Seaford
Municipal Borough:
County: Sussex
Registration District: Eastbourne
Address: Rectors Lane, Seaford
ROBERTS, William Head Married M 57 1794 Farmer's Labourer Seaford Sussex
ROBERTS, Eliza Wife Married F 57 1794 Westham Sussex
ROBERTS, Robert Son Unmarried M 21 1830 Farmer's Labourer Seaford Sussex
ROBERTS, Daniel Son Unmarried M 19 1832 Farmer's Labourer Seaford Sussex
ROBERTS, Frank Son Unmarried M 16 1835 Farmer's Labourer Seaford Sussex
ROBERTS, Eliza Daughter Unmarried F 14 1837 Scholar Seaford Sussex
Arrived in Australia 1851 - 1859 ???

South Australia is one of the hardest with so little available on-line. I have no idea if Frank arrived alone or with family or via what port.


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Dont like searching in South Australia :mad:

Found this in the passenger lists but dont know if its your fella or not.


Name Roberts
Year 1854
First name/List number Frank 54/24
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South Australia archives. Keyword Roberts and went through all the passenger lists from 1852 looking for the name Frank :rolleyes::2fun::2fun: His the only Frank i come across.
 

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Oooh Dave this looks real interesting. See what you think. Maybe the whole family turned up here

Roberts Frederick 27 Farm Labourer - Sussex

Roberts Robert 25 Farm Labourer - Sussex
Angelia 27
William 1
Josiah 4
Roberts William 38 Labourer - Sussex
Eliza 36
Eliza 17



ship Emigrant, 934 tons, Captain Thomas Watson, from London 6th July, the Downs 7th July and Southampton 12th July 1854, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 24th October 1854

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/emigrant1854.htm


No Frank with these ones tho :rolleyes:
 

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After finding that passenger list i went back into the SA archives and they all have the same list number so dont know why Frank didnt show up on the actual list:rolleyes:

Roberts 1854 Eliza 54/24 (x2) 6
Roberts 1854 Frank 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Robert 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 William 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Daniel 54/24 6
 

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Thanks. ;)

Well I'm not sure. If Josiah is 4 years then marriage was abt 1850 and Robert in 1851 census in post #1 is unmarried. Josiah is listed below William aged 1 so perhaps it should be 4 months. ???

Eliza aged 17 looks to be the daughter of a much younger William & Eliza so not the Eliza in 1851 in post #1.

Might be worth getting a look up in 1851 census for those families to see what part of Sussex.
 

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After finding that passenger list i went back into the SA archives and they all have the same list number so dont know why Frank didnt show up on the actual list:rolleyes:

Roberts 1854 Eliza 54/24 (x2) 6
Roberts 1854 Frank 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Robert 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 William 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Daniel 54/24 6
Well now. :D Except for mother Eliza that is the family in 1851 census in post#1 but it does not fully fit with the ShipsList. Where are Frank and Daniel? And William is 20 years younger.
 

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Roberts 1854 Josiah 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Lydia 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Frederick 54/24 6
Roberts 1854 Jane 54/24 6

Hope i havent missed any or doubled up cause my eyes are going stupid looking for the 54/24 passengers :2fun::2fun:


Yes Eliza x2 and William has x2 beside him as well which i dont think i put that in. That x2 would allow for the other William amongst them.

We got this one wrapped now to? :confused:
 

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Like you I went through all the 1854 vessels and there is no Frank and no Daniel.

The list as posted in #8 fits the family in post #1 with 2x Eliza and 1x William plus a Frank and a Daniel.

I can't find the vessel. :rolleyes:
 

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Maybe the ship is the Emigrant and names have been left of when it was transcribed. I think we need to find a copy of the original list for that ship :2fun::2fun::2fun:
The only Eliza's in the SA archives that i could find are those ones and they are on the Emigrant.
 

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If that is the case we have a whole family missing from that list. No Daniel, no Frank, age for both Eliza and William should be 60.
 

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I don't know. If you had found no Frank and no Daniel with the same list number then I'd say they arrived on a different vessel. But if we exclude those two can we make it fit?

Robert is the right age assuming he married and Josiah is 4 months old.

Eliza is the right age and daughter of William & Eliza. That would fit if ages for William and spouse were way out - they should be 60.
 

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Shame a copy of the original list cant be found, that would be interesting to have a look at and see if they are all on that ship and if a error had been made when transcribing.
 

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This has to be the marriage and the spouse is not Angelia as per shipping list:

groom's name: Robert Roberts
groom's birth date: 1830
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 23
bride's name: Lydia Thorpe
bride's birth date: 1830
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 23
marriage date: 23 Jan 1853
marriage place: Seaford,Sussex,England
groom's father's name: William Roberts
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name: James Thorpe
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M14848-2
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 1067361
reference number:

Means Josiah can't be 4 years old - listed below William aged 1, so must be 4 months.
 

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