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THURSTON & RUMSBY families in Norfolk

DaveHam9

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Hello,

Marriages Mar 1852
Rumsby Thomas Blofield 4b 361
Thurston Sarah Blofield 4b 361

Births Mar 1866
THURSTON Robert T Yarmouth 4b 29

Robert's mother = Annie and father = ?

1871
Ref ?
Postwick, Norfolk
Thomas Rumsby aged 45 b. 1826 Eaton Norfolk Ag. Lab
Sarah Rumsby aged 39 b. 1832 Postwick, Norfolk
John Thurston aged 25 b. 1846 Postwick, Norfolk Ag. Lab
Robert Thomas Thurston lodger aged 5 b. 1866 Yarmouth, Norfolk
1881
RG11 Piece / Folio 1958 / 133 Page 20
Census Place Surlingham, Norfolk, England
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
Thomas RUMSBY Head M Male 51 Eaton, Norfolk, England Ag Lab
Sarah RUMSBY Wife M Female 49 Postwick, Norfolk, England
Robert THURSTON Nephew Male 15 Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Ag Lab
I presume John and Sarah are siblings although I can't find a baptism on FS to prove it. John may or may not be Robert's father. I also can't find the 1852 marriage on FS.

Robert has an uncle William in NSW but I don't know what side of the family he is from. I can't find a William THURSTON or RUMSBY in shipping records. Could be a sibling of Annie - maiden name unknown.

The only William THURSTON I can find arrived in Victoria in 1850. He was 21, a wheelwright from Kent.

I can't find any trees on either family.

Regards,

Dave
 
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