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Cox children in Rockahampton Orphange

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Selwyn Report 17 Jan 2013 03:12

Searching for 5 children of William Cox & Beatrice Ridge put into Rockhampton(Queensland) Roman Catholic Orphange after mother Beatrice died Townsville 1954. There were twin girls, two younger brothers and a younger sister. My email is not allowed


jax Report 17 Jan 2013 06:26


Please remove your email address, anyone can contact you by clicking on your name


Petef Report 24 Jan 2013 12:30

Hi Selwyn,
Are you talking about Rockhampton in Queensland? If so, it might help if you mention 'Australia' in your title. There are a number of very good Australian researchers on here who may be able to help you.
Good luck,


Selwyn Report 24 Jan 2013 22:43

Hi Peter
Thanks for the tip. I have added "Queensland" to see if that might help.

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 26 Jan 2013 17:20

Beatrice's death in 1954

Reg # Given Names Surname Father's Name Mother's Name

1954/C1128 Beatrice Daisy Cox Reginald House Ridge Daisy Beatrice Paul


Selwyn Report 26 Jan 2013 23:07

Thanks for that.
I have quite a bit on the family going back.
The problem is finding the children - now adults.

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 27 Jan 2013 12:33

Do you know any of their names?


Selwyn Report 28 Jan 2013 10:05

I do not know any of the children's names.
There is a story that some years later father Bill Cox played tennis against one of his daughters and was not aware who she was.
Family remember he was a staunch R.C.


Aussietrish Report 7 Feb 2013 09:19

If you purchase the death certificate it should have the children named together with their ages at the time of mothers death