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George Durrell / Alexandra ship c1871/1890

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Glenn

Glenn Report 27 Jan 2013 15:27

Hi Marie,
I have been looking for my gt gt grandfarther George Durrell and i have been given this info, in the possibility he may have gone abroad.I have been looking for some time now and still cant find out when he passed.I have listings on this site if you wish to take a look.
His wife was Mary Ann Durrell ne Mills.They had a daughter called Charlotte Elizabeth Durrell,born c 1852.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:08

Hello Glenn, does that birth year of 1846 on the above records fit in with what you know?

Do you know his parent's names?

Do you know his wife's maiden name?

Which of his children is your direct ancestor? Do you know of any siblings?

What was the last census in the UK that you found them on?

All of this will give us a better chance of finding "your" George.

You say his wife "may be" Mary Ann - how far have you traced the family back with guaranteed accuracy?

Glenn

Glenn Report 27 Jan 2013 12:46

P.s,He was born in Fareham before moving to Portsmouth.

Glenn

Glenn Report 27 Jan 2013 12:44

Hi Marie,
It was a long shot really, but it still may be interesting to me if i could pinpoint where he was from and if it`s also possible to detect if his wife who may be Mary Ann Durrell joined him later.He could be my gt gt grandfarther subject to where he game from.
Thankyou for your warm and kindly assistance.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 26 Jan 2013 14:20

Glenn, there are numerous records and we could be on all day posting them!

What is it exactly you're trying to find out?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 26 Jan 2013 14:16

New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922

Name: George S Durrell
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Age: 27
Port of Departure: Brisbane
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 10 Feb 1873
Vessel Name: Alexandra
Origin Location: British
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New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922

Name: George S Durrell
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Age: 27
Port of Departure: Melbourne
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 24 Feb 1873
Vessel Name: Alexandra
Origin Location: British

Gins

Gins Report 26 Jan 2013 14:15

This one?

Western Australia, Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists, 1852-1930
about George Durrell
Name: George Durrell
Rank: Chief Steward
Arrival Port: Adelaide
Departure Date: 22 Aug 1873
Departure Port: Albany
Destination Port: Adelaide
Vessel Name: Alexandra

Other crew


George M Wyme Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
James Butcher Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
Thomas Harris Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
John Anderson Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
John Moodie Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
James Blackwood Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
William Beint Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
Archd Smith Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
George Durrell Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
and Thirty Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
Wm Gilbert Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
Reverend A Bourke Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra
Edward Thompson Adelaide 22 Aug 1873 Albany Alexandra

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 26 Jan 2013 14:14

Western Australia, Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists, 1852-1930

Name: George Durrell
Rank: Chief Steward
Arrival Date: 19 Aug 1873
Arrival Port: Albany
Departure Port: Adelaide
Vessel Name: Alexandra
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Western Australia, Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists, 1852-1930

Name: George Durrell
Rank: 1st Steward
Arrival Date: 16 Sep 1873
Arrival Port: Albany
Departure Port: Adelaide
Vessel Name: Alexandra

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 26 Jan 2013 14:12

Hello Glenn, when and where was George born?

If you know I'll see if there's anything on arrivals in Oz.

Glenn

Glenn Report 26 Jan 2013 13:11

Does anyone know if you can obtain records of the Alexandra ship`s crew from the time span given in Australia.(1871 / 1890)
Any help or advice would be most welcomed.
Thankyou in advance.
Glenn

P.s There is a strong possibility that George may have been a Chief Steward.