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South Africa/Rhodesia BMD Records

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Jacqueline

Jacqueline Report 15 Mar 2010 13:23

Has anyone had expereince of finding South Africa/Rhodesian BMDRecords.

I now know that four of my ancesters named Kelly went to South Africa in the 1920/30's. Two men were missionary RC White Fathers priests, and their two sisters followed running a hotel in Port Elizabeth. One sister died unmarried, but the other was married and moved to Rhodesia in the 1950's. I don't know her married name, but do know she had children.

I have never searched for anyone outside the UK, so any ideas/suggestions where to start or is this going to be impossible..

Thanks, Jacqueline

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 15:44

can you give forenames please

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 15:47

112. MARIA JOANNA O'KELLY - International Genealogical Index / AF
Gender: Female Birth: 11 SEP 1919 Pretoria (Capital), Transvaal, South Africa

113. Mary Kelly - International Genealogical Index / AF
Gender: Female Birth: 1921 Seke, Harare, Salisbury, Zimbabwe

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 15:48

107. Michael Kelly - International Genealogical Index / AF
Gender: Male Marriage: About 1881 Of, , Transvaal, South Africa

108. MICHAEL KELLEY - International Genealogical Index / AF
Gender: Male Marriage: 11 JUN 1887 Wepener, Orange Free State, South Africa

109. Michael Kelley - International Genealogical Index / AF
Gender: Male Birth: 05 NOV 1892 Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Jacqueline

Jacqueline Report 15 Mar 2010 15:58

Thanks for your replys.

Walter Kelly born1870c in Paris & Daniel Kelly born 1882 in Glasgow - both RC White Faither missionaries, don't know if they died in South Africa or back in UK.

The person I am most interested in finding is Ethel Kelly born 1884 in Glasgow. I'm looking for her marriage in Port Elizabeth, South Africa area I guess 1920's/30's, and to find names of her children. She moved to Rhodesia in the early 1950's, then the trail goes cold.

Thanks, Jacqueline



AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 16:14

Husband
ARTHUR HARRIS BUDDEN Pedigree


Birth:
Christening:
Marriage: 11 APR 1908 Pretoria (Capital), Transvaal, South Africa
Death: 30 JUN 1968
Burial:



Father: GEORGE HARRIS BUDDEN Family
Mother: SARAH JANE LOVERIGE


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Wife
ETHEL VIOLET KELLEY Pedigree


Birth:
Christening:
Marriage: 11 APR 1908 Pretoria (Capital), Transvaal, South Africa
Death: 01 SEP 1938
Burial:



Father: MICHAEL KELLEYEDITH M Family
Mother: EDITH MATILDA MUIR

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 16:15


Ethel Violet Kelley Pedigree
Female Family
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Event(s):
Birth: 22 OCT 1889 Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Christening:
Death: 01 SEP 1938 , , South Africa
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Marriages:
Spouse: Arthur Harris Buddin Family
Marriage: About 1909 Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 16:16

DANIEL KELLY Pedigree
Male Family

Marriages:
Spouse: SOPHIA BILLING Family
Marriage: 04 MAY 1857 Cape Town, Cape Of Good Hope, South Africa

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 16:20

MICHAEL KELLEY Pedigree
Male Family
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Marriages:
Spouse: REBECCA CLARA ROSE NORSGROVE Family
Marriage: 23 JUN 1869 Cape Town, Cape Of Good Hope, South Africa

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 16:20

Michael Kelley Pedigree
Male
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Event(s):
Birth: 05 NOV 1892 Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Christening:
Death: 29 DEC 1944
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Parents:
Father: Michael Kelley Family
Mother: Edith Matilda Muir

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 15 Mar 2010 16:21

MICHAEL KELLEY Pedigree
Male Family
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Marriages:
Spouse: EDITH MATILDA MUIR Family
Marriage: 11 JUN 1887 Wepener, Orange Free State, South Africa

Jacqueline

Jacqueline Report 15 Mar 2010 19:40

Thanks Ann,

Don't think any of these are mine unfortunatly. Ethel would have married in the 1930's I think, I asume in South Africa, but not 100% sure.

I'm very grateful for you taking the time to look.

Jacqueline


Ruth

Ruth Report 25 Jul 2013 15:14

Please can someone find out what happened to my aunt Audrey Linda Stewart(born Pearson 1906 England), she went to Johannesburg 1945 where her husband Harold Stewart a dentist died 1946. Since then we can find no trace of Audrey, can someone find any records for her in S.Africa, maybe marriage or death?

Ruth

Ruth Report 25 Jul 2013 15:14

Please can someone find out what happened to my aunt Audrey Linda Stewart(born Pearson 1906 England), she went to Johannesburg 1945 where her husband Harold Stewart a dentist died 1946. Since then we can find no trace of Audrey, can someone find any records for her in S.Africa, maybe marriage or death?

ShelleyRose

ShelleyRose Report 28 Jul 2013 18:27

Hi Ruth,
Welcome to the boards. it may be better to start your own thread, as this one is a few years old, and people may not see your request. Also if you put S. Africa in the title it may help.
Good luck with your search.

ShelleyRose. x

Unknown

Unknown Report 23 Apr 2014 03:42

If you haven't found the information you are looking for, may I suggest you contact a South African researcher Heather McAlister: heather@ancestors.co.za

She offer a very affordable and quick service.