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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 21 Apr 2011 03:31

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GenieAngel

GenieAngel Report 1 May 2011 20:11

Hi Cherilyn,

I hope you can help. I am looking for 2 brothers John Wynne Teagle b 1816 & Smith Teagleb 1821 who were both transported to Australia in 1843 on the Maitland. Their parents were Thomas Teagle and Barbara Wynne they were from Broughton , Buckinghamshire. On Trove I saw a marriage of Johns daughter in Tasmania.

Thank you
Liz

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 2 May 2011 04:57

Hi Liz

http://www.archives.tas.gov.au/nameindexes

This shows John Wynne TEAGLE d. 1874 Hamilton, Tas.

Both were sent to Norfolk Island on Lady Franklin.

The above site has their indent records etc (page 174).

Shows John was 28 and Smith 24, both Protestant; John was married with 2 children and Smith was single. They were charged on 11/3/1843 at Beford assizes with stealing a watch and 5 shillings. They each received 21 years (how harsh is that, don't even get that for rape or murder these days!). John's wife shown as Mary, mother Barbara, brother George and sister Mary (if I am reading it right).; native place Broughton, Bucks. Both received reports of good character.

But you probably knew all that...still looking...!

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 2 May 2011 05:06

Have you seen

http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.britisles.england.bkm.general/6776/mb.ashx

Try a lookup volunteer for Tasmanias bdms at www.raogk.org

Daphne

Daphne Report 2 May 2011 19:53

Hi Cherilyn
Please could you see if you can find any record of a Bertram Hope arriving in Sydney NSW. He was born in Carlisle Cumberland England in 1854 and married an Amy Toogood in Sydney in 1885 and died in 1894, presumably Sydney! He does not appear in any censuses in UK so could have emmigrated when quite young.
Thanks.
Daphne

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 3 May 2011 03:35

Sorry Daphne, I can't see his arrival. Do you know if any other family came? What was his mother's name?

Marriage reg in Sydney (536) in 1885, as Amy Ann TOOGOOD to Bertram HOPE.

The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 23 April 1885, p.1
MARRIAGES.
HOPE—TOOGOOD.—April 11, at St. Michael's Church, by the Rev. Humphrey Fryer, Bertram Hope, of Carlisle, England, to Amy, daughter of the late Alfred Toogood.

Bertram died in 1894 in Ryde district, son of Joseph (reg 12108).

They had the following chn:
Edith Dorothea b. 17 Aug 1886 Paddington, d. 1973 St Leonards
Bertram C b. 1888 Central Cumberland, d. ?
Louis [Louie] Adrian b. 1890 CC, d. 1947 Grafton
Alfred Joseph b. 1893 CC, d. 1966 Sydney

The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 10 February 1912, p.16
MARRIAGES.
HOLLANDER-HOPE -February 2, at Randwick, by the Rev. Father Morrell, Edith, only daughter of the late Bertram Hope, Esq., of Carlisle, England, to Captain Percy Hollander, Australian Field Artillery.

Amy remarried in 1896 to Percy Nottage CHRISTIE (1865-1940) (marr reg 394, Sydney). He was chief mechanical engineer for the Sydney Harbour Trust.

They had a daughter named Myra Nottage in 1897 in Ryde. She married Godfrey E KELLY in 1923, and died in 1977.

Amy died on 16th October 1927 in Darlinghurst, Sydney (reg 17366), daughter of Alfred & Henrietta.

See www.bdm.nsw.gov.au & trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 3 May 2011 03:57

WWI enlistment:

HOPE Adrian Louie : Service Number - 665 : Place of Birth - Parramatta NSW : Place of Enlistment - Liverpool NSW : Next of Kin - (Mother) CHRISTIE P N Mrs

Occupation farmer, age 24; mother's address in Beecroft NSW. He was part of the 12th Regiment Light Horse.

There is a letter on his file from Mrs Lola Hargraves of West Ryde, his daughter, applying for the Gallipoli Medal for her late father. Unfortunately it is not dated but must have been after 1947.

Her marriage:
10038/1946 HARGRAVES GEORGE HAMMOND [m] HOPE LOLA AMY BELLINGEN

Ryerson Index:
HARGRAVES Lola Amy see BOWER, Lola Amy Sydney Morning Herald 18DEC1996
BOWER Lola Amy Death notice 16DEC1996 Death 72 late of Cecil Park, formerly of Sawtell and West Ryde Sydney Morning Herald 18DEC1996
HARGRAVES George Hammond Death notice 25FEB1994 Death 76 late of Umina Sydney Morning Herald 26FEB1994

2nd husband?
BOWER Charles Thomas Albert Death notice 14OCT2003 Death 76 late of Cecil Park Sydney Morning Herald 17OCT2003

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 3 May 2011 04:03

HOPE Alfred Joseph : Service Number - Captain : Place of Birth - Sydney NSW : Place of Enlistment - N/A : Next of Kin - (Mother) CHRISTIE Amy Anne Mrs

He was a medical practioner (St Vincent's Hospital), aged 24. His mother's address as 'The Howard', Bayswater Rd, Darlinghurst (a boarding house). He served in the A.M.C., 13th Field Ambulance.

Daphne

Daphne Report 3 May 2011 15:07

Thanks for all that Cherilyn. That's brilliant. Don't know why I keep having relatives that leave no trace of getting to Australia!! Very frustrating!!
Bertram's mother was called Marianne Castle, although I have seen it written as Mary Ann several times. I don't think any other family member came with him. I have just discovered about him actually as I came across a descendent of his via ancestry and I contacted her. Apparently he had been ' thrown out ' of the family but they do not know much about him. Sounds like my Airy relative from the same time period!!
I'll pass your info on. I don't know how much she knows.
Thanks for looking.
Daphne

GenieAngel

GenieAngel Report 3 May 2011 20:55

Hello Cherilyn,

Thank you so very much for the above links and information. There was so much more information there that I did not know. I did find Smith Teagle's marriage in 1852 which was under Teagle Smith. I will look at the other links that you have given me. You are a gem!!

So very much appreciated

Liz

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 4 May 2011 09:26

My pleasure, Daphne & Liz :)

Irene

Irene Report 4 May 2011 17:59

Thank you so much for your very kind offer
I am looking for the death of Herbert Harril Babbage.
Ancestry shows him in several census of Australia up
to 1940's but I do not have worldwide membership so
cannot see the entries. He was born in England around
1870.
Many thanks
Irene

Vicky

Vicky Report 4 May 2011 19:09

Hi Cherilyn,
I know this is a needle in a hay stack but any chance of finding Melva Batts roughly 1866 sorry don't know where in Oz.

Thanks Vicky.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 6 May 2011 04:10

Hi Irene

Herbert was in Victoria. His death in South Melbourne:

Surname: BABBAGE
Given Names: Herbt Harril
Father: Robt Tucker
Mother: Eliz Hitchcock HARRIL
Death Place: S MELB
Age: 82
Year: 1952
Reg Number: 10673
Event: D

I can't see his arrival in Australia.

His WWI enlistment suggest his mum remarried:

Babbage Herbert Harril : SERN 2042 : POB Bristol England : POE Melbourne VIC : NOK M Wilmot E J

Birthplace as Clifton, Bristol, Glostershire. Occupation furniture salesman, age 43 in Sep 1914. Next of kin is mother Mrs. E. J. Wilmot address is 29 Lesser Avenue, Clapham Common, London. He was a sergeant.

Interestingly, there is a note on his dossier that states he died 23/8/1952 and that his "war medals, medalions and miniatures" were handed in to the Melbourne Police to be handed to the Repatriation Dept (AIF) for safekeeping as "there are no known relatives".

See http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx

Herbert married widow Florence Marie SANDERS (nee BRAITHWAITE) in 1921 in Victoria (reg 871).

She died in 1944 aged 62 in Burwood Vic, daughter of Arthur BRAITHWAITE & Marie PENNEFATHER (reg 2105).

Florence's first husband, Walter Sherwin SANDERS, died 24th June 1917 aged 47. They lived at East Brunswick Club Hotel, Lygon St, East Brunswick.

P.S. Mum's remarriage?

Marriages Sep 1877 (>99%)
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Babbage Elizabeth Julia H Stepney 1c 876
Wilmot Alfred Stepney 1c 876

and

Marriages Jun 1862 (>99%)
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Babbage Robert Tucker Clifton 6a 242
Harril Elizabeth Julia Hitchcock Clifton 6a 242

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 6 May 2011 04:19

Hi Vicky

Sorry no luck with this one.

Cheers
Cherilyn

Irene

Irene Report 6 May 2011 13:49

Thank you so very much for the interesting information
you gave me re Hebert Harril Babbage. He was uncle to
my Aunt's mother(Clarissa Babbage) I as doing some research
for my Aunt by marriage who is almost 86. Herbert came
from large family so I am sure he had lots of relations who
would have loved his medals. Thank you so very much for
finding out this for me very much appreciated. Irene

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 7 May 2011 11:04

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 May 2011 07:38

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 May 2011 08:46

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 11 May 2011 02:32

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