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MAJOR WALKER / MARGARET ELIZABETH ARMOUR

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Cheryl

Cheryl Report 28 Sep 2012 13:16

Hi all,

Am after information on Major Walker born about 1854 in Clifton Bedfordshire, he married a Margaret Elizabeth Armour born about the same time they married in 1880 Biggleswade. They migrated to New South Wales, Australia in 1882 having a son born on board the ship SS Peterborough. Sons name unknown. From there on I have lost track of them, Dont know where in NSW they lived or if they stayed there the rest of their days. Can someone help.
Cheryl

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Sep 2012 13:23

Put 'Australia' in your title, to attract attention of those who have access to relevant records.......and 'please' would encourage people to try to help you

Cheryl

Cheryl Report 28 Sep 2012 13:28

Sorry i would normally have written please, sometimes I get carried away and forget things.
Cheryl

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Sep 2012 15:05

could this be the son

Name: Sydney Arthur Walker
Birth Year: 1882
Birth Place: At Sea
Date Received: 24 Mar 1897
Ship: Sobraon
Father's Name: Major Chas Walker
Mother's Name: Margaret Elizabeth Walker


Its them !! found wandering, his father now deceased born 20th 1892 on the SS Peterborough.


Sent to Training ship Sobraon DIED 2.8.1897 after swallowing a mandarin whilst trying to catch it in his mouth
PM me your email address and I will send the doc to you
:-D :-D

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Sep 2012 15:06

AND it has his photo WOW !!

Dea

Dea Report 28 Sep 2012 15:10

WOW indeed Shirley! - Well done !!!!!

Where have you found this info ?

Dea x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Sep 2012 15:17

Found it on Ancestry Dea ,.i have worldwide subs.

Gins

Gins Report 28 Sep 2012 15:19

New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
about Major Walker
Name: Major Walker
Birth Year: abt 1854
Age: 28
Arrival Date: 27 Dec 1882
Vessel Name: Peterborough

With: Margaret E & Mr Walker


New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
about Major Walker
Name: Major Walker
Birth Year: abt 1854
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Arrival Date: 23 Dec 1882
Vessel Name: Peterborough

Gins

Gins Report 28 Sep 2012 15:21

His death?


Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
about Major C Walker
Name: Major C Walker
Death Date: 1896
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: James
Mother's Name: Ann
Registration Year: 1896
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Number: 382

Dea

Dea Report 28 Sep 2012 15:22

OOOhhhh - I shouldn't laugh but what a 'silly' way to die !!!

Dea Xxx :-0

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Sep 2012 15:25

Sydney and New South Wales, Sands Street Index, 1861-1930 about Major Walker
Name: Major Walker
Year: 1895
City: Sydney
address 397 Upper Broughton Street Newsagent

Gins

Gins Report 28 Sep 2012 15:26

Sons death


Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Sydney A Walker
Death Date: 1897
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: Charles
Mother's Name: Margaret E
Registration Year: 1897
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Number: 7140

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Sep 2012 15:29

He wasn't a good lad according to his mums testimony kept skipping school and mixing with the wrong crowd so he was committed to the Training School

Gins

Gins Report 28 Sep 2012 16:40

This might be the son that Shirley posted (birth at sea)

They may have registered him later

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
about Walker
Name: Walker
Birth Date: 1883
Father's Name: Major Walker
Mother's Name: Margaret E
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1883
Registration Place: Marine, New South Wales
Registration Number: 32401


I cant see any other births for the couple?


I see you have posted on Cherilyns thread, Ive added a link there to help her see what has already been found

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Sep 2012 16:56

Register of BMDs at Sea (Find My Past)

Name: WALKER
Sex: Male
Date of birth: 20 December 1882
Father's name: Mager WAlker
Father's occupation:
Mother's name: Margaret E. Walker nee Armeur
Ship's name: Peterborough

(date of Receipt of List given on image, 18.10.83)

Chris :)

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 29 Sep 2012 10:16

sorry can't see anything yet

Cheryl

Cheryl Report 29 Sep 2012 12:31

Hello, thank you everyone who has answered my question, it is very much appreciated. And yes it did seem a silly way to die.
Thank you so much
Cheryl

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 29 Sep 2012 15:27

looks like Margaret family
1871 census
1871 England Census about Margaret E Armour
Name: Margaret E Armour
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Daniel Armour
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Armour
Gender: Female
Where born: Clifton, Bedfordshire, England
Civil parish: Clifton
Ecclesiastical parish: Ely
Town: Clifton
County/Island: Bedfordshire
Country: England
Registration district: Biggleswade
Sub-registration district: Biggleswade
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Household schedule number: 48
Piece: 1551
Folio: 69
Page Number: 9
Household Members:
Name Age
Daniel Armour 45
Elizabeth Armour 36
Margaret E Armour 16
Emily A Armour 15
William H Armour 11
Eliza Ann Armour 8
John AR Armour 6
Joseph S Armour 2

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 29 Sep 2012 15:28


Document sent

Trying to see a death or anything on mum Margaret Elizabeth but nothing found

Cheryl

Cheryl Report 30 Sep 2012 00:12

Thanks Shirley,

I found Margarets death on Trove Newspaper. Thank you for looking
Cheryl