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William George Duke 1877

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Mark Report 28 Mar 2013 14:53

William George Duke 1877 Liverpool married Mary Jane 24/12/1904 Liverpool and they had a daughter Mary in 1906

I have found an entry on ancestry which may or may not be her

Mary Duke

Birth Date:
abt 1906


Port of Departure:
Brisbane, Australia

Arrival Date:
4 Sep 1931

Port of Arrival:
London, England

Ports of Voyage:

Ship Name:

Search Ship Database:
View the 'Mooltan' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database

Shipping Line:
Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd

Official Number:



patchem Report 28 Mar 2013 14:58

What is your question?

She was travelling with Alexander Duke, 61, a chemist, to Willesden Green.


Mark Report 28 Mar 2013 15:00

Mary Duke 1906 possibly in Australia...... As shown on above record.


patchem Report 28 Mar 2013 15:05

Probably this Mary
1911 England Census
Alexander Charles Duke Age in 1911: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872 Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male Birth Place: Middleton, Northamptonshire, England
Civil parish: Chesham
County/Island: Buckinghamshire Country: England
Street Address: Mayburg Cottage, Long Park, Chesham Bois
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Chemist Shopkeeper Registration district: Amersham
Registration District Number: 143 Sub-registration district: Chesham ED, institution, or vessel: 9 Household schedule number: 45 Piece: 7796
Alexander Charles Duke 39
Roberta Duke 41
xxxx Annie Bertha Mary Duke 5 Willesden, Middlesex, England
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 7796; Schedule Number: 45.


Mark Report 28 Mar 2013 15:07

Not mine then.. thanks ..

My Mary has mother Mary Jane Christopher


Londonbelle Report 28 Mar 2013 15:31

I've found a Military Record for William George Duke which looks like it could be your Ancestor .....he enlisted in England in 1915.

Wife was Mary Jane Poland nee Christopher a widow. Mary is listed as born 1906 and there is another child, Elizabeth b 1902 (not sure if this child was William's from a previous marriage or Mary Jane's)


Mark Report 28 Mar 2013 15:34

Thank you I shall take a look


Londonbelle Report 28 Mar 2013 15:43

Look's like Elizabeth was Mary Jane's child

Name: Elizabeth Ellen Poland
Baptism Date: 5 Mar 1902
Parish: Liverpool St Luke
Father's Name: Thomas Henry Poland occ Blacksmith
Mother's name: Mary Jane Poland

Address: Roscoe Lane