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Translation please.

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ZZzzz Report 17 Feb 2013 13:00

Big favour to ask but could someone type in George William Frederick Henry Herbert PIckles and translate the item about him in the argus of Melbourne and Victory August 1925. None of it is very clear but it will be very much appreciated if you can do this thank you in advance for your help. Regards Sue.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Feb 2013 13:02

Type it in where please???


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Feb 2013 13:04

It's on Trove


ZZzzz Report 17 Feb 2013 13:06

Sorry Shirley, I typed it into Google.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 17 Feb 2013 13:08

There's a zoom in bottom right corner which makes it more readable.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Feb 2013 13:10

Basically it was a bigamist marriage - come back in half an hours time!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Feb 2013 13:16

That the respondent had been married three times was alleged in the Divorce Court on Wednesday when Gladys Frances Lilian Pickles sought a nullity of her marriage with George William Frederick Henry Pickles on the ground that he was married at the time she went through the form of marriage with him. Mrs Romgrove(?) appeared for the petitioner, The marriage which it was sought to set aside was celebrated in Ballarat in September 1923, the respondent being the widow of Thomas Ryan who was killed in France. Mrs Pickles stated that the police questioned her when Mrs Annie Pickles of England wrote asking for the whereabouts of her husband, to whom she had been married in 1915. later she received a letter from Mrs Frances Pickles, who was a nurse and who stated that she was married in 1922, to Pickles, who sailed for Australia eight days later. He had told the petitioner that he never returned to England. Mr Justice McArthur said that evidence would be necessary to prove the English marriage, and also to prove that the first wife was alive when the Ballarat marriage took place. He adjourned the application to Melbourne for further consideration

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 17 Feb 2013 13:26

Interestingly seems likely he married under the name Herbert in 1922, but I'm not seeing the first alleged marriage to Annie in 1915? Edit unless he married as James or Tom)

Marriages Jun 1922 (>99%)

Bullen Frances E Pickles Worksop 7b 149
Pickles Herbert Bullen Worksop 7b 149


ZZzzz Report 17 Feb 2013 16:19

More than half an hour has past, thank you all for helping, it seems he married in different first names, so I,have my work cut out now in trying to find deaths or divorces in Australia. Thanks again.