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THORNLEY sisters

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1911 *
RG14 Piece 23415
Civil Parish: Bolton
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Bolton
RD No: 461
Sub-RD: Great Bolton & Lever
ED: 6 SN: 340
Address: 1 Greville St
Alice Jane Thornley Head F 43 Single Dressmaker Own acc - Lanc Atherton
Betsy Thornley Sister F 41 Single Shop Assistant Worker Drapery Lanc Bolton


Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960
Miss Betsy THOMLEY
Date of departure: 29 August 1914
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: Sydney, NSW
Age: 43
Marital status:
***: Female
Occupation: Shop Asst
Ship: 'PERSIC'

Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960
Miss Alice J THOMLEY
Date of departure: 29 August 1914
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: Sydney, NSW
Age: 46
Marital status:
***: Female
Occupation: Dressmaker
Ship: 'PERSIC'


Any sign of those two arriving in Australia between 1911 and 1914 and then returning to England with a niece Ethel Thornley born 22 Dec 1886 NSW.

Any sign of Ethel Thornley born abt 1886 Sydney arriving in England between 1911 and 1914 and returning to Sydney 1911 - 1914.
 

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From Wendy Hargreave:
Death of THORNLEY ALICE JANE
Registration Number 3695/1946
Father's Given Name THOMAS
Mother's Given name JANE
District MARRICKVILLE, New South Wales
,.............
Death of THORNLEY BETSY
Registration Number 922/1952
Father's Given Name(s) THOMAS
Mother's Given Name(s) JANE
District HORNSBY, New South Wales
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Hi, here is a copy of the Thornley's sisters shipping record in 1914

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Thanks Dave,

Story passed down is that the family were not keen on Ethel marrying an Irishman so the two maiden aunts (above) took Ethel to England.

Ethel did end up marrying Charles in Sydney and the two aunts died in Sydney.

9345/1914 RUNCIMAN CHARLES - THORNLEY ETHEL - SYDNEY * 25 Jun

If there is no sign of Ethel in shipping records then the whole story falls apart.

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