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william john charles b 1905 sussex uk ( Australia)

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 9 Apr 2013 11:22

trying to find any information about my uncle William John Charles. he sailed from london to australia 18/10/1924 on the ORMUZ. his parents Stephen Charles and Florence Sarah Jane nee Sageman lost all contact .
any help would be appreciated.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 9 Apr 2013 11:33

Hi Elizabeth and welcome to the boards.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about William John Charles
Name: William John Charles
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1905
Registration district: Midhurst
Inferred County: Sussex
Volume: 2b
Page: 377


He is with his Grandparents in the 1911...


Household transcription
1911 census

Person: CHARLES, William
Address: Church Street Midhurst

CHARLES, John Head Married M 58 1853 Blacksmith Preston VIEW
CHARLES, Julia Wife Married20 years F 50 1861 Kirdfords VIEW
CHARLES, Thomas Son Single M 18 1893 Assistant In Business Blacksmith Kirdfords VIEW
CHARLES, Maud Daughter F 14 1897 Midhursts VIEW
CHARLES, Naomi Daughter F 10 1901 Midhursts VIEW
CHARLES, William Grandson M 5 1906 Midhursts VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 5424
Reference: RG14PN5424 RG78PN246 RD87 SD1 ED10 SN158
Registration District: Midhurst
Sub District: Midhurst
Enumeration District: 10
Parish: Midhurst
Address: Church Street Midhurst
County: Sussex
(10 children born, 8 living, 2 had died)

Married 30 years on the image...

England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915
about John Charles
Name: John Charles
Spouse Name: Julia Wakefield
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1880
Registration district: Petworth
Inferred County: Sussex
Volume Number: 2b
Page Number: 529



PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 9 Apr 2013 11:38

Parents in 1911...

Household transcription
1911 census

Person: CHARLES, Stephen
Address: Trotton Petersfield

CHARLES, Stephen Head Married M 26 1885 Blacksmith Ballcross Sussex VIEW
CHARLES, Florence Sarah Jane Wife F 24 1887 Midhurst Sussex VIEW
CHARLES, Thomas Son M 4 1907 Midhurst Sussex VIEW
CHARLES, Stanley George Son M 1 1910 Midhurst Sussex VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 5445
Reference: RG14PN5445 RG78PN248 RD87 SD3 ED10 SN28
Registration District: Midhurst
Sub District: Harting
Enumeration District: 10
Parish: Trotton
Address: Trotton Petersfield
County: Sussex
(3 children born and living)

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Apr 2013 12:05

If, as your post implies, you wish to learn what became of him, may I suggest that you amend your title to include 'Australia'

TIP

When asking for help, it is better to ask a specific question............makes it easier for those who are trying to help

Vicci

Vicci Report 9 Apr 2013 13:39

headed for Melbourne

Name: Mr W CHARLES

Date of departure: 18 October 1924

Port of departure: London

Passenger destination port: Melbourne, Australia

Passenger destination: Melbourne, Australia

Date of Birth: 1905 (calculated from age)

Age: 19

Marital status:

Sex: Male

Occupation: Cowman

Passenger recorded on: Page 18 of 31
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Ship: ORMUZ

Official Number: 144399

Master's name: Capt L V James

Steamship Line: Orient.

Where bound: Australia

Square feet: 23063

Registered tonnage: 8082

Passengers on voyage: 944

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 9 Apr 2013 15:18

this is my first posting so thanks for help so far. have added Australia to title as suggested.

Vicci

Vicci Report 10 Apr 2013 03:24

this might be worth following up
australian electoral rolls
Name: William John Charles
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1931
State: Victoria
District: Flinders
Subdistrict: Wonthaggi
Ryanston

occupation Farmer

there are other William John Charles but they mainly appear prior to 1924

this is assuming that in stayed in Victoria

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 10 Apr 2013 13:37

thanks Vicci. I will try to follow that up

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 12 Apr 2013 06:59

A William John CHARLES married in Victoria in 1939 to Ada Emeline BOURBAUD (reg 117). Ada was a divorcee and born c1899. Her first husband was Horace Edward BOURBAUD (they divorced in 1937). Horace was a mechanic; they married ion 15th Nov 1919 in Wiltshire UK, and had 2 children.

Might be a different Wm...there are a few. Wm & Ada appear to gether in electoral rolls in Yarra district.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 12 Apr 2013 12:08

Thanks Cherilyn. will take a look at that