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♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 03:04

For Jen,

no full address sorry

Roland john Lawrence, Lab.
Olive Lawrence, home duites
John Lawrence, Grazier
Gordon William Lawrence, Lab.
Edward Harold Lawrence, Lab.
@Stuart Town, Calare, NSW
Ada May Lawrence, Home duties
@Line View, Stuart Town, Calare, NSW

Regards, Louisa


Marilyn Report 29 Feb 2008 03:22

Thank you for all that Louisa ist is a great help.

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 03:26

Sorry Roz,

cant find either on the electoral rolls

Regards, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 03:27

You are very welcome Marilyn

Regards, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 03:43

Hi sarah,

no luck sorry. But there are heaps of Percy' but non with his parents to cross ref. If they came out after 1906 they may not have been registered to vote in that time frame.

Regards, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 04:13

Hi Trish,

this thread is for look ups in australia sorry. As far looking for Williams father, do you know who his mother is? if so find his parents marriage record and purchase it. It may have more info to narrow down your search, little a middle name etc.

Or if you live in england visit the parish records office and look through the records, it is less costly that way.

have you purchased the marriage record for william and rosetta to see if his father is listed?

I will try and have a look at the 1901 census later tonight but no promises.

Good Luck, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 04:24

Hi Leonie,

no luck sorry. When and where was he born and who are his parents. or did he come to Australia and if so when. maybe he was under just thomas Browning?

Regards, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 04:50

Hi Trish,

Took 2 seconds to find him on the 1881 census. you can view it for free on

When you order a certificate you have the option of adding a fathers name as an option that way they will not send you the cert you have requested if the fathers name listed is not John.

Name: William Tester
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John
Mother's Name: Isabella
Gender: Male
Where born: Bermondsey, Surrey, England

Civil Parish: Eltham
County/Island: London
Country: England

Street address: 5 Battures Rd

Employment status: View Image
Occupation: Scholar

Registration district: Lewisham
Sub-registration district: Eltham
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Mary Phillimore 77
Albert Tester 1
George Tester 5
Henry Tester 3
Isabella Tester 31
John Tester 44
John Tester 10
William Tester 7
Emily Watson 12
Isabella Watson 33
Richard Watson 38

Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 728; Folio: 83; Page: 33; Line: ; GSU roll: 1341169.

Good Luck, Louisa


Elizabeth Report 29 Feb 2008 04:58

Hi Louisa

Thanks for all that. Lots of info to pour through. Ella died in 1926 and Herbert died in 1921 and Maude seems to have travelled around quite a lot after that. Apparently she was with her sister Bessie Tripp around 1945.

Will have to trace the Abbotsford Tripps - could be family. Also the Elmore Ellertons as Maude was there in 1936.

One answer leads to many questions!

Many thanks for all your hardwork.



SydneyDi Report 29 Feb 2008 05:05

Hi Louisa

When you are next doing lookups, could you look for the COLE family of Oyster Bay Tasmania ?

Thomas Cornelius Guy Cole and his wife Gwendoline Marguerite had five children according to his WW1 records, but I cannot access any Tas records to find out their names. WW1 records indicate their address was Oyster Bay.

Di in Sydney

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 05:07

Hi Elizabeth,

You are more then welcome. Yes it is not simple is it. thats why i am doing look ups, I need a break from my tree lol. Good Luck

regards, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 29 Feb 2008 05:47

Hi Di,

I have included others with the surname Cole living in the same area.

1914 & 1919
Thomas Cornelius Guy Cole, farmer
Gwendoline Marguerite Cole, dom. duties
@Oyster Cove, Franklin TAS
Margaret cole, dom. duties
Joseph Joshua Cole, Lab.
Joseph Henry Cole Jnr, Lab.
@Watchorn's Hill, Franklin Tas
William EdwarD Cole, Lab.
@High Peak, Franklin TAS

Thomas Cornelius Guy Cole, Clerk
@291 Liverpool Street, Hobart east
(this could be the same person listed at his work address, I have seen this happen more then a few times where they were caught at work then at home or the person at home listed them) or it could be a son??

William Edward Cole, Lab.
@High Peak, Franklin TAS
Margaret cole, dom. duties
Joseph Joshua Cole, Lab.
@Watchorn's Hill, Franklin Tas
Joseph Henry Cole Jnr, Lab.
Annie May Cole, home duties
@Strickland Street, Nelson, Franklin TAS
Lillie May Cole, home duties
John Cole, civil serv.
@Proctor Road, Nelson, franklin TAS (not clear)

Joseph Henry Cole Jnr, Lab.
Annie May Cole, home duties
@Strickland Street, Nelson, Franklin TAS

is the archive search for Tasmania, I had a quick look and there are a couple of the Coles listed on there. I have never oredered a record so dont know many details on it. Also i have found some deaths recorded in VIC before (god knows why lol)

Good Luck, hope I helped a bit. There are quite a few Coles in Tas I was surprised

Regards, Louisa


SydneyDi Report 1 Mar 2008 01:48

Thanks Louisa for looking for TCG Cole and family



Leonie Report 1 Mar 2008 04:02

Hi again Louisa, Thomas nelson Browning was born in Hackney London 1880. Migrated to N.z married Mary Gilchrist. Had 5 children, Mary died. Youngest child Ruby was approx 4 when they came to Sydney. Ruby was born in 1916. Thomas did go to Q'land for a while but I'm not sure when. Thank you for trying Cheers Leonie.

Rhodie Girl

Rhodie Girl Report 2 Mar 2008 14:52

Hello Louisa
THank you so much for doiing this search for me. I had not seen this William before, and am looking forward to finding more out about him. I'm going to get a marriage certificate, and that will confirm whether or not John was his father, and I will be able to move forwardw with more certainty.
I so appreciate your help and think you are very generous and kind.
Best wishes

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 3 Mar 2008 00:12

Hi Leonie,

still no luck sorry. maybe he did not enrol to vote within that time frame.

regards, Louisa

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡

♡♥Urban Girl♥♡ Report 3 Mar 2008 00:14

Hi trish,

You are most welcome. I hope the cert gives you more clues.

regards, Louisa


Carl Report 5 May 2008 20:57

Hi Louisa,

When you get a moment could you please look up the electoral rolls for me.

I have a number of ancestors from the same family but could you see if you can find:-

Gertrude Annie Town as a single person and then after she married Gertrude Annie Loving and her husband Cyrus Loving. They lived in Queensland and NSW.

If this is a success would it be alright to ask for some more (I sound like Oliver twist!) please?

Many thanks

Jules in Australia

Jules in Australia Report 7 May 2008 01:32

Hi Urban Girl,

I am looking for Janet Hancock who married (1878)William Jay (he died in 1884), I do not know if she reverted to her maiden name, perhaps she remarried. They had 3 children only one living after 1900 Lucy Janet Jay (b.1880 brisband qld).

I would be grateful if you would have alook.



Caroline Report 7 May 2008 01:45

Hi Louisa

I am trying to trace an Ernest Farthing who died on a boat either to or from Australia. He was born around the late 1800's I think.

Thank you for your kindness.