Genealogy Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

Start searching


  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Inquest in Australia

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date


Helen Report 12 Aug 2007 09:23

Good Afternoon I am looking for some pointers in the right direction My grandfather Charles Aubrey Lester was killed in a motor accident in Berry, Nowra, New South Wales, Australia. I have just received his death certificate and in the cause of death box it just reads 'manslaughter' and their were two inquests, one on 23rd November and another on the 26th November 1951. Does anyone know where I might be able to obtain more information on the inquests and find out if there was a trial for the manslaughter charge. Any help would be gratefully appreciated. Helen