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01/10/1843 JEFFREY MARGARET - GEORGE JEFFREY/ALISON LAIDLAW FR1443 F 735/ 60 158 Duns
01/10/1843 JEFFREY MARGARET - GEORGE JEFFREY/ALISON LAIDLAW FR511 F 748/ 30 115 Lauder

Why would that be?
 
This is my part of the country. Could be the minister of one parish was just making note of "his parishioner" who had married and moved away. Without looking at original that is the most likely scenario. I will take a look in case I have looked at this one previously too!
 
have not looked at this one unfortunately but I am in the Borders FHS Archives on Thursday for a research appointment and can look this one up on the parish microfilm if you are interested.
 
George JAFFREY & Alison LAIDLAW
25 Oct 1840 Whitsome and Hilton, Berwick, Scotland

1841
Parish No: 755
Civil Parish: Swinton
County: Berwickshire
ED: 1 Page 14
Address: Village of Swinton
John Clinkscale 30 Labourer England
Elizabeth Clinkscale 30 Berwickshire
Janet Bookless 70 Berwickshire
Thomas Webster 30 Labourer Berwickshire
Isabella Webster 30 Berwickshire
Alexander Webster 9 Berwickshire
Elizabeth Webster 5 Berwickshire
Janet Webster 2 Berwickshire
George Jeffrey 25 Labourer Berwickshire
Alison Jeffrey 20 Berwickshire
 
NSW Death 4844/1866 JEFFREY GEORGE - PETER - MARY - MAITLAND * 3 Feb

Qld. Death 10 Sep 1888/C01314 Jeffrey Allison - Mitchel Laidlaw - Vilate Wilson
 
will take a photo as our reel doesn't have a printer and send to you Thursday Anything else you need on this couple such as gravestones? Ha ha maybe not if they all went to NSW
 
Thanks Barbara.

Arrived 1849. Mainly NSW but Allison ended up in Qld.

Marriage 2794/1867 GREENTREE RICHARD - JEFFREY MARGARET - PATRICKS PLAIN * 2 Jan

Marriage 4788/1878 HUNT HENRY - GREENTREE MARGARET - TAMWORTH * 2 Feb

Death 20971/1931 HUNT MARGARET H - GEORGE S - ALLISON - TAMWORTH * 14 Dec 1931

Don't know about those two initials.

The Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of NSW - Wed 6 Jan 1932 p.3
MRS. M HUNT.
The death took place at Tamworth of Mrs. Margaret Hunt, aged 89 years. Deceased was born in Scotland, and for many years was nursing at Nemingha and Pillamore in the Tamworth district. ...
The funeral took place in the West Tamworth Presbyterian cemetery, the Rev. J. Faulkner officiating.
 
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Alison is in the births as Alison Laidlaw born or baptised 8 June 1817 Eccles, Berwickshire to Michael Laidlaw born 1798 Westruther and Violet Hogg born1793 Greenlaw. But she is the first born and later baptisms are Violet Wilson. They have Robert 1819 in Smailholm, Roxburghshire and an Euphemia 1825 in Eckford, Roxburghshire and the other children 7 (including Alison) children are born in Berwickshire. Violet dies 1856 Ayton, Berwickshire. Can find no trace of Michael's death. Michael is in Greenlaw prison for assault in 1841. Born Houndslow, Westruther from the prison record

George Jaffrey is born or baptised to Peter Jaffrey and Mary Scott - not Maitland - 27 Jan 1812 Edrom, Berwickshire. Peter and Mary are both in the same village of Swinton in 1841 a few doors away from George and Alison. Peter is 60 and Mary 50.

Peter and Mary Jaffrey also had other children Margaret 1808, James 1809, James 1810, All sadly died. First James 6th May 1809 d 17.8.1809. Margaret born 25.3.1808 and died 18.7.1816. James born 17.8.1810 died 16.4.1834 All from gravestone in Swinton, Berwickshire. No sign of Peter and Mary. Did they emigrate too?

Barbara
 
Thanks a lot Barbara.

NSW Death 4844/1866 JEFFREY GEORGE - PETER - MARY - MAITLAND

Maitland is the registration district.

Don't know yet re Peter and Mary.
 
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Births
8199/1857 JEFFREY ALISON - GEORGE - ALISON - MAITLAND
9678/1859 JEFFREY JANE - GEORGE - ALISON - MORPETH

Possible
Death JEFFREY MARY S 3972/1859 GEORGE - MARGARET - MORPETH

Nothing found in Trove yet.

Can't find a death that would fit for Peter.
 
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Peter b. 10 Sep 1841 c. 2 Oct 1841 Swinton and Simprin, Berwick, Scotland
George JEFFREY & Alison LAIDLAW
Batch C117555

10/09/1841 JEFFREY PETER - GEORGE JEFFREY/ALISON LAIDLAW FR1443 M 735/ 60 158 Duns

02/10/1841 JEFFREY PETER - GEORGE JEFFREY/ALISON LAIDLAW FR529 M 755/ 30 85 Swinton and Simprim


https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/225371643

Probate for George ... may be granted to Peter - has to be son not father
 
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They could have died here but did search our gravestones and am not finding either of them and with them having a grave for their children I wondered if they had gone with George. Did you get my email?
 
Thanks Barbara.

Notifications don't always work. I have the email.

No further details. Just coastal from Melbourne to Sydney.

JEFFREY Mr, Mrs Indus P 30 Dec 1849 Port Phillip 1276 Jeffery in SMH
JEFFREY Mr, Mrs, 5Ch Indus P 30 Dec 1849 Port Phillip 1276 Jeffery in SR list

Could be Peter & Mary although no sign of a death that would fit for Peter.
 
01/10/1843 JEFFREY MARGARET - GEORGE JEFFREY/ALISON LAIDLAW FR1443 F 735/ 60 158 Duns
01/10/1843 JEFFREY MARGARET - GEORGE JEFFREY/ALISON LAIDLAW FR511 F 748/ 30 115 Lauder

Why would that be?

Pre 1855, in Scotland, what you usually get in the parish marriage registers are the reading of the banns. The banns had to be read aloud in church 3 times and usually at least one of the relevant dates was put in the records. If the couple came from different parishes then the banns had to be read in both, so that’s what’s probably happening here.

Note too that the records rarely give the date of the marriage and you can never be 100% certain it actually went ahead.
 
This is a christening Elwyn and the minister has just listed all the children when the family moved to another parish.

I have sent Dave the original as I live in this area and volunteer at the Archives so could do so easily.
 
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