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Barbara

Barbara Report 4 Oct 2010 21:54

Hi Cherilyn I would be grateful if you could check some records for me.

David [FP] Cookson b 1913 this is how it is shown on BMD

b Dewsbury Yorkshire. Arrived Fremantle 4/9/1930 on Largs Bay

Married Grace Wilson 1943 Corowa.

Listed in Mum's address book as Staff Sargent at Puckapanyal.

I can find no service records for him

Any help appreciated
Barbara

BatMansDaughter

BatMansDaughter Report 5 Oct 2010 23:56

Nudge for ach

Cheryle

Cheryle Report 6 Oct 2010 06:47

Hi,
I have just ordered a marriage cert for my husbands grandparents (married 1920 Woollahra)because it has been impossible to find anything out for his grandmother Eileen May Chard in NSW. So in 3 weeks I'll finally know more on her but his grandfather Reginald George Dunn remarried to Phyllis Joan but I dont know her maiden name. I have found some electoral rolls for her after the marriage but how do I find their marriage.
Any help would be great.
Thanks.
Cheryle.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 7 Oct 2010 07:51

Hi Barbara

Can't find his enlistment either sorry but this is the marriage:

22119/1943 COOKSON DAVID POLLARD [m] WILLSON GRACE OLIVE COROWA

Guessing you already had that!!!

Sorry
:(

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 7 Oct 2010 08:05

Hi Cheryle

Sorry I can't find any remarriage - must have been later than 1959 or in another state?

Cherilyn

Barbara

Barbara Report 8 Oct 2010 10:35

Hi,don't know if it is right place but here goes.
I want a lookup of the death notices that were in the SMH on 22,25,26 May 1885 for a Daniel Sims aged 76.
Thanking you
Barbara

Kaz

Kaz Report 8 Oct 2010 11:21

please i know this a long shot but some when in the 1940'/50s my great uncle harry page moved to australia with his wife ivy and their son john page

and thats all i know about them my mum sadly knows no more or cant remember anything else.if there is any chance of you find anything i would really appreciate it.

thanks kaz

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 Oct 2010 09:21

Barbara:

Monday 25 May 1885
SIMS.—At his residence, 24, Lower Fort-street, Daniel Sims, late of Botany, 76.

Tuesday 26 May 1885
SIMS.-May 22, at his residence, 24, Lower Fort-street, Daniel Sims, late of Botany, aged 76.

From http://newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 Oct 2010 09:25

Hi Kaz

Sorry no luck at alll :-(

Hope you find them!

Allt he best,
Cherilyn

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 10 Oct 2010 09:34

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Cheryle

Cheryle Report 13 Oct 2010 13:36

Hi Cherilyn,
Thanks anyway. Im still hopeful that something somewhere has to turn up.
Cheryle.

angelas ashes

angelas ashes Report 13 Oct 2010 19:45

Hi Cherilyn..I have found my dads brothers record in the Australian Army.His name is William Mitchell and was born on the 23 Apr 1911 in Manchester England.He enlisted 8 July 1940 at Paddington NSW and locality on enlistment was Kings Cross NSW.His date of discharge was 11 Mar 1941.His next of kin is a Mabel Londen.Would you be able to see if there is a marraige for them please.I dont know who this Mabel is,she could be just a friend but I hope she was his fiance as a photo once existed of him with a young lady.Otherwise could you see if you can find a marraige for him to somebody else and his death...basically anything at all!..thanks ever so much......

DottyAnn

DottyAnn Report 13 Oct 2010 23:29

Hi Cherilyn
You were kind enough to help me with marriage for my Great Grandmother's sister Elizabeth Seaton to Charles Tanner, a widower born 1816 Bristol, in Prahan in 1854.
The marriage cert stated that Charles had 2 living and 3 dead children by his first wife.
I am investigating a convict by the name of Charles Tanner who was deported for 7 years to Tasmania in 1833. In 1837 he married another convict Sarah Marvin. A son, Charles Tanner died 25.9.1841 age 22 months in Hobart.
Charles was freed in 1840, Sarah in 1843. They may have gone to Sydney.
I was wondering if this is the same Charles Tanner, widower, who married Elizabeth Seaton.
So, Cherilyn, please may I ask if you would mind looking for possible births of children to Charles Tanner/Sarah Marvin between 1840-54 in NSW or Victoria and possible death of Sarah Tanner (Marvin) before 1854.
Regards
Ann

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 14 Oct 2010 09:17

Hi Ann

Yours first as I had the right disk in :)

Surname: TANNER
Given Names: Sarah
Event: D
Father: Unknown
Mother:
Age: 32
Birth Place: LINCOLNSHIRE
Year: 1854
Reg Number: 2634

Seems a good match but no children found in Vic or NSW. Her convict record mentions Lincoln/Kesteven, though it says she was 19 in 1836/7.

Maybe try a lookup volunteer at www.raogk.org for Tasmania?

Also, someone has 'claimed' her at http://www.claimaconvict.net/page54.html
Appears to be a different person who has 'claimed' Chas Tanner:
http://www.claimaconvict.net/page80.html
Might be worth making contact?

Good luck!
:)

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 14 Oct 2010 09:32

Sorry Angela, no matching marriage for Wm to Mabel. And too many deaths for Wm Mitchells so need more info!

Nothing in Vic either.

DottyAnn

DottyAnn Report 14 Oct 2010 13:44

Hi Cherilyn
Thank you very much for that, I will certainly try to get further and follow up your tips re Sarah.
It may be I am barking up the wrong tree re the convict Charles Tanner but will keep trying.
Since my last contact with you I have found out that Elizabeth Seaton's brother William joined the army in UK in 1841 and spent his first 4 and a half years in Tasmania with the 51st Foot regiment!!
Thanks again.
Ann

angelas ashes

angelas ashes Report 14 Oct 2010 20:23

Thanks Cherilyn but sadly to say that is all I have got.His service records are not available at the moment on digital..he only served one year so I wont hold my breath..thanks anyway for trying.....

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 25 Oct 2010 06:30

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BatMansDaughter

BatMansDaughter Report 5 Nov 2010 11:05

Hi Cherilyn,

I wonder if you could give me anymore info on this death;

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 about Leonard Owen Webster
Name: Leonard Owen Webster
Death Place: Warr, Victoria
Age: 48
Registration Year: 1975
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 18654

His wife was Joan born 1923/1924. Her maiden name was Clapson and she was formally married to a Jephcott.

Any info on them would be great.

Thanking you for your time, Dee xx

angelas ashes

angelas ashes Report 5 Nov 2010 23:34

Hi Cherilyn..I now have Williams service records..his address at enlistment is 126 Victoria Street,Sydney NSW in 1940..the record shows he was sent his medal in 1945/6 to 414 Victoria Street,Darlinghurst..
Mabels surname (it was his fiancee) looks like it could be Louden....fingers crossed...x