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John Palmer Australia

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Alan Report 13 May 2013 21:08

Hi help pleace I am trying to find when
John Henry Wall Palmer went to Australia B1849 in Ross on Wye Hereford &
M Louisa Jane Rogers (B1858) M on 3-4-1878 Melbourne Aus he D7-3-1932
Jindivick Victoria Aus His Dad Esau PALMER B1807 & Mum Mary Ann Wall B1814



MarieCeleste Report 13 May 2013 21:14

Hello Alan, what is the last UK census you have him on?


Alan Report 13 May 2013 21:21

Hi Marie I havn't


MarieCeleste Report 13 May 2013 21:25

OK, here's the 1851 - bet they needed a big dinner table!

PALMER, Esau Head Married M 44 1807 Ironmonger Employ 15 Men Flaxley, Gloucestershire
PALMER, Mary Ann Wife Married F 38 1813 Ironmonger Wife Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, James Esau Son Unmarried M 8 1843 Scholar Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, Edward Son Unmarried M 6 1845 Scholar Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, Edith Ann Daughter Unmarried F 5 1846 Scholar Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, Arthur Samuel Son Unmarried M 4 1847 Scholar Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, Charlotte Elizabeth Daughter Unmarried F 3 1848 Scholar Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, John Henry Wall Son M 2 1849 Ross, Herefordshire
PALMER, Getrude Daughter F 0 (9 MOS) 1851 Ross, Herefordshire
HARDING, James Palmer Nephew Unmarried M 25 1826 Visitor Dursley, Gloucestershire
MADOCKS, Thomas Assistant Unmarried M 23 1828 Assistant Shopman Monmouthshire
WOOD, Charles Aprentice Unmarried M 17 1834 Apprentice Ross, Herefordshire
WHITE, Henry Aprentice Unmarried M 14 1837 Apprentice Whitchurch, Herefordshire
TINGLE, Jane Servant Unmarried F 23 1828 Servant East Dean, Gloucestershire
THOMAS, Jane Servant Unmarried F 15 1836 Servant Ross, Herefordshire
BUCKLEY, Ann Emma Servant Unmarried F 37 1814 Servant Scotland Aberdeen

Piece: 1976 Folio: 177 Page: 34
Registration District: Ross
Civil Parish: Ross

Address: Broad Street, Ross County: Herefordshire


GlitterBaby Report 13 May 2013 21:27

Name: John H W Palmer
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Mary Ann Palmer
Gender: Male
Where born: Ross, Herefordshire, England

Civil parish: Ross
Town: Ross
County/Island: Herefordshire
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Ross
Sub-registration district: Ross
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 37
Piece: 1813
Folio: 94
Page Number: 8
Household Members: Name Age
Mary Ann Palmer 47
James C Palmer 18
Edith A Palmer 15
Arthur S Palmer 14
Charlotte E Palmer 13
John H W Palmer 12
Herbert W Palmer 9
John S Walford 21
Elizabeth Lewis 24
Emma Davies 16

Class: RG 9; Piece: 1813; Folio: 94; Page: 8; GSU roll: 542872.


GlitterBaby Report 13 May 2013 21:33

Name: Mary Ann Palmer
Probate Date: 30 Jun 1862
Death Date: 6 Apr 1862
Death Place: Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Registry: Hereford

Late of the Town of Hereford, Ironmonger, widow
Proved at Hereford by the oaths of George Cyrus Lewis of 1 Lowndesterrace, Knightsbridge in Middlesex, Ironmonger, and Francis Hamp Adams of Ross, Banker the Executors

Effects under £1000


Alan Report 13 May 2013 21:41

Thanks Marie,
Any info on going to Aus Alan


GlitterBaby Report 13 May 2013 21:44

Most of the outward passenger lists did not start until 1890 so you might not find anything


Alan Report 13 May 2013 21:49

Thanks GlitterBaby


MarieCeleste Report 13 May 2013 23:09

Although the outward passenger lists from the UK didn't start until 1890 the arrival shipping lists in Australia can go back as far as the 1820s, depending on the state.

However, there are just too many John Palmers arriving in the 1860s & 1870s to know which would be him. The Aus arrivals give very little info.

Alan - go to your first post and click "edit", you can then get back to your thread title to edit it. Add the word Australia to it. That way, the Australian researchers who possibly have access to more records may come up with something.


Alan Report 14 May 2013 21:30

Marie Celeste Thanks for info I have heard today John Palmer arr in Queensland in 1869.