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Left for Australia 1953 Hurst, Margaret Phyllis E

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Valerie Report 18 Feb 2013 01:37

Hi Jan
The 'National Library of Aus' (Canberra) (on-line) has an 'Ask a Librarian' service. They will check electoral rolls -past & present .. hopefully they will find her from say 1955+ and see which State she settled in ..and if it was Victoria. They also check newspaper death notices.

Valerie (WAus)

Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 17 Feb 2013 20:38

J.. not everybody goes through naturalisation. My dad left england in 1954 with his family and moved to sydney and has never been naturalised.. :-D


J Report 17 Feb 2013 19:22

Many thanks for the info Eillen. Her fathers name was Frank W Hurst so that rules out the 1st one but the 2nd is a possibility if she remained unmarried. If she emigrated in 1953 as opposed to "just visiting" i assume she would have to go through a naturalisation process? Hope you dont mind me picking your brains!


Eileen Report 17 Feb 2013 17:56

There are 2 possibilities for deaths,did she always use her names in that order?? There is an Eileen Phyllis Hurst died Prahan Victoria in 1985,b c 1919.but gives father's name as Archibald Kerrison. Also Eileen Hurst died Park,Victoria 1968 age 49. Otherwise nothing but her arrival data.



J Report 17 Feb 2013 17:16

Hi All Just found on passenger lists that relative Margaret Phyllis Eileen HURST born in 1919 in British India [not sure where] sailed for Melbourne onboard Strathmore in Jan 1953. She was unmarried, occupation Civil Servant .

'Im stumped as to where I go next to find out whether or not she married, had a family or indeed died in Australia. Advice and suggestions welcome please.