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Joseph Shirley born 1828 or 1831

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Lynski Report 13 Jul 2011 04:59

Is this Joseph and Emma in 1861 census??

SHURLEY, Joseph Head Married M 32 1829 Cow Man
Great Barford Oxfordshire
SHURLEY, Emma Wife Married F 29 1832 Dressmaker
Yandford Oxfordshire
MURRY, Emma E Daughter In Law F 9 1852 Scholar
... Oxfordshire
MURRY, Martha Daughter In Law Unmarried F 9 1852 Scholar
Milton Oxfordshire
SHURLEY, Alfred J M 6 1855 Great Barford Oxfordshire
SHURLEY, Sarah A F 2 1859 Bloxham Oxfordshire


RG number: RG09 Piece: 920 Folio: 69 Page: 12
Registration District: Banbury Sub District: 4 Banbury
Enumeration District: 16 B Ecclesiastical Parish: St Mary

Civil Parish: Neithrop Municipal Borough:
Address: Wykham, Neithrop County: Oxfordshire


Margaret Report 13 Jul 2011 04:27

I was wondering if anyone could help me please. I'm searching for info. regarding my Great Grandfather Joseph Shirley who came out to Queensland, Australia aboard the ship "Ramsay" in 1873 with his wife Emma and family - Joseph and Emma's ages were recorded as 42 years. I had thought that Joseph was born circa 1828 and that his father's name was William and his mother was Eliza Gibbs. However I have a death record of Joseph from the Justice Dept. Qld. BDM as 1904 - father Joseph and mother Elizabeth Baker. I thought that Joseph was born in Oxfordshire as that is where my Grandfather Harry and siblings were born and the family was recorded in various census records as Oxfordshire, before coming out to Queensland. The only record I could find of Joseph Shirley in the 1851 census is Joseph Shirley born 1828, Prisoner, in Little Missenden, Bucks.
I've struck a brickwall - would really appreciate help.
Thanks heaps
Margie (nee Shirley)