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Thanks gibbo.

No arrival in summary

Thomas Mentiplay, 1834 - 1926
Thomas Mentiplay was born on month day 1834, at birth place, to William M Mentiplay and Elizabeth (Betsy) Mentiplay (born Anderson).
William was born on April 23 1808, in Pittenweem, Fife, Carnbee, SCOTLAND.
Elizabeth was born in 1805, in Pittenweem, Fyfe, Scotland.
Thomas had 2 brothers: William Mentiplay and one other sibling.
Thomas married Margaret Doris Mentiplay (born Ca(i)rstairs) circa 1863, at age 28 at marriage place.
Margaret was born on September 3 1844, in Cellardyke, Fife, SCOTLAND.
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There appears to be some activity between Vic. & NZ in the earlier years.. Irrespective of anything else, they are in Vic. or passing through..

Outward Passenger Index:
Wm Mentiplay
Birth Year: abt 1835
Departure Date: Sep 1861
Place: Victoria, Australia
Destination: OTAGO N Z
Ship's Master: BRAGG JOHN T
Page: 011
[Also a Thomas [24] on the same vessel]

Outward Passenger Index:
Birth Year: abt 1826
Departure Date: Dec 1861
Place: Victoria, Australia
Destination: OTAGO NZ
Ship's Master: RODGERS JAMES
Page: 005

Thanks Geoff.

Don't know why the trips to NZ. They were fishermen in Gippsland lakes in Vic.

Arrival seems to be 1853 - 1858. William imported fishing nets in 1858.

Piece: SCT1851/452 Place: Pittenweem -Fife ED: 1
Civil Parish: Pittenweem Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Pittenweem
Folio: 452 Page: 21 Schedule: 93
Address: Gaston's Close
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MENTIPLAY William Head M 43 Fisherman Fife - Pittenweem
MENTIPLAY Thomas Son 16 Fisherman Fife - Pittenweem
MENTIPLAY William Son 15 Fisherman Fife - Pittenweem
Page: 22
MENTIPLAY Betsy Dau 13 Maker of Fishing Nets Fife - Pittenweem
MENTIPLAY David Son 10 Fishermans Assistant Fife - Pittenweem
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I can't find a death that fits for William Mentiplay senior.

Not found in 1861 on SP.
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