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Marriages Jun Qtr 1925
Hastie Thomas - Williams Hull 9d 624
Williams Olga - Hastie Hull 9d 624

Olga possibly born either 1885 or 1888 possibly Finland. ???

Death reg has Olga's father as James and born abt 1891 and not Finland.

Thomas born abt 1881 - parents and place unknown

Interested in 1891, 1901 and 1911 and anything else up to 1925 on these two. Details after 1925 are much clearer.


Hello Dave

Is this Thomas?? 1911 census:

Name: Thomas Goodwin Hastie
Age in 1911: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Civil Parish: Doncaster
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County/Island: Yorkshire-West Riding
Country: England
Street address: 20 Christ Church Terrace Thorne Road Doncaster
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Clerk (electical Works)
Registration district: Doncaster
Registration District Number: 512
Sub-registration district: Doncaster
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Piece: 28194
Household Members:
Name Age
Annie Hastie 39
Thomas Goodwin Hastie 30
Dorothy Mary Hastie 17
Irene Ada Hastie 14
James Scothern 50
Peter McLaughlin 34
William Rae Joss 31
Alice Emily Joss 33
Leslie Rae Joss 9/12

No success with this.

I tried to get at them via the Grace Irene Hastie age 11 who emigrated with Olga in 1927. Either she is Thomas's daughter from a previous marriage or Grace's daughter who has changed her name to Hastie. Either way I can't identify her birth with any confidence. Do you know any more about her in Australia and do you think she is the daughter of Thomas OR Olga or are they both her parents and they just took a long time to get married?

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The Thomas in post #2 looked good especially as he had a sister called Irene but several trees on Ancestry say that Thomas married Gertrude Fox in 1916 and died in Doncaster in 1938 with his wife still alive so he doesn't seem to be the correct one.

Thanks Amanda.

Thanks Elaine.

Births Mar Qtr 1916
Barwick Grace I - Woodhead Sculcoates 9d 196

NSW Marriage
10212/1934 DWYER GEORGE E - BARWICK GRACE I - SYDNEY * 26 Jun 1934

Adopted? No death found for Grace.

NSW Marriage 15763/1949 GANDON ARTHUR - HASTIE OLGA - NEWTOWN * 30 Jul

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 12 October 1957 p.60
GANDON, Olga Annie.-October 11, 1957, at hospital, of 10 Little Queen Street, Newtown, loved mother of Grace Dwyer, aged 66 years. At rest.

Olga Williams
Departure date 8 June 1888
Ship Orlando
Birth Abt 1885 ?
Birth Place Finland
Age 6/2 ?? 6 months ?
Destination Hull England
Gothenburg Sweden Passenger list
Gothenburg, Sweden, Passenger Lists, 1869-1951

That looks right.

From the passenger list:
Ulrika Williams [30]
Hilda dau [8]
Johannes son [6]
Olga dau [6/2]

Thanks Geoff.

I was not sure if that was 6 years and 2 months or 6/12 = 6 months.

Anyway it does not agree with age at death that puts birth around 1891.

It's off a main line so no great influence on my tree.

Looks like Grace Barwick was just adopted when her mother died, she doesn't seem to have been related to Thomas Hastie or Olga Williams.

Grace I Barwick, b 1916.
Father Samuel Barwick b 1876, mother Mary Elizabeth Woodhead b 1878. Married 1898. Several children (and Samuel had a sister Grace)
Mary Elizabeth Barwick died 1918, Samuel died 1950.

I have looked at some of the relatives of this family but can't find any connection to Olga Williams/Hastie.
Thanks Elaine.

Looks like an adoption.

Thomas and Olga will remain mysteries a bit longer.

Arrival in Hull and the marriage in Hull but age at death is way out if it's the Olga born Finland.

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Date of Birth: 1889 (calculated from age)
Age: 38
Marital status:
***: Female
Occupation: Housewife
Passenger recorded on: Page 28 of 35

Death notice clearly has age 66 in Oct 1957.
Marriages Dec Qtr 1911
Williams Hilda M A Hull 9d 656
Brown Frederick J Hull 9d 656
BRUMBY Ada M Hull 9d 656
Wahlen George H Hull 9d 656

Can't see Ulrika in England or NSW.
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