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David McCall

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Lorraine Report 16 Oct 2019 00:36

Hi Valerie - The Qld State Lib has replied & they can't find him on any electoral role - she did try a few indexes & newspapers - a very helpful service.
Thanks for your help


Lorraine Report 11 Oct 2019 07:08

Hi Chris - I don't know anything at all about David once he arrived in Aussie - I have emailed the Qld State Library and now waiting a response - thanks for your help

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 2 Oct 2019 07:08

(see above info.)

David is on the posting earlier.

To see other Births use below, searching from 1918 onwards...(you will see Mothers Maiden Name)

Chris :)

What do you know of David then?, did he remain in Australia?...(and H from his Birth, middle name?)


Lorraine Report 2 Oct 2019 06:54

Hi Chris - Yes it's the same David McCall - Is it his record which is closed ?The 1939 register, is that the same as the census?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Oct 2019 17:35

I can’t Argyll because his death wasn’t registered at the British consulate so can’t get a copy of any death cert

He was living there with his second wife and she came back to the uk but hasn’t kept in touch


ArgyllGran Report 1 Oct 2019 16:10

I imagine someone informed the 1939 register people that he had died.

You could do the same for your brother.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Oct 2019 15:46

Still wonder why his record is open on the 1939 register

My brother died in Spain but his is still closed

Our sister who died the year after is open

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 1 Oct 2019 08:23

See below info....(from Find My Past)

(Can you tell us if this is the David?)

(above is useful for searching Births)

Chris :)

Why are some records in the 1939 Register officially closed?


Individuals’ records remain closed for 100 years from their date of birth (100 year rule). Records remain closed for people born less than 100 years ago until proof of death is verified. As more records become open as a result of the 100 year rule, more records will become available to search and view online at Findmypast. Of the 41 million records, approximately 13 million (around 32%) will be closed at publication. The 1939 Register will be updated regularly.

If you notice an officially closed record in the 1939 Register that you believe should be open, you may be able to request it be opened. Click here for more information.


Lorraine Report 1 Oct 2019 08:18

Hi Valerie - thanks mate, I'll contact Qld State Library


Lorraine Report 1 Oct 2019 08:14

Hi Chris - Cheers for that, when you say 1 closed record, 1 named possibly 1 living - what do you mean?


Lorraine Report 1 Oct 2019 08:08

Hi Shirley - Thanks a lot, I don't know that the H stands for but I asked Mam and she thinks it could be H for Hutchinson which was his fathers birth surname.


Valerie Report 30 Sep 2019 11:05

Hi ...the 'QLD State Library' (on-line) has an 'Ask a Librarian' service. They will check electoral rolls (past & present) for David. (compulsory voting here -we ALL have to be 'on the rolls' -from 2yrs after arrival.)

I couldn't see any death on the' RYERSON INDEX' -which has newspaper death records - up to present day. The Librarians should be able to tell when/if David went 'missing' from Qld.


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Sep 2019 08:49

So if his record is open he can’t have died abroad

Unless someone had provided a death cert

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 30 Sep 2019 08:02

On that 'Outgoing', last UK Address, 6, Heathside Ave., Bexleyheath.

(c/o Immigration Authorities, Brisbane on arrival)

Chris :)


1939 Register
Peter Hutchinson (Mccall) 27 Jan 1881 Male Labourer (Per?Ant War) Married (says George, then Peter Hutchinson, written in blue ink)
Ethel McCall 25 Jun 1896 Female Unpaid House Duties Married
David McCall 25 Jan 1924 Male Errand Boy Single
93 Merton Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne C.B., Northumberland,
(I Closed Record, 1 named, possibly still living)

Marriages Jun 1918 (>99%)
Jones Ethel McCall Newcastle T. 10b 180
McCall George Jones Newcastle T. 10b 180

(Mooltan Arrival info. 5/7/1951)

(from below, Newspapers)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Sep 2019 07:18

So he was David H. It may help the search

Births Mar 1924
McCall David H Jones Newcastle T. 10b 318

Do you know what the H was

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Sep 2019 07:14

Just posting what comes up on fmp

Last name McCall
Gender Male
Age 27
Birth year 1924
Departure year 1951
Departure day 6
Departure month 6
Departure port London
Destination port Brisbane
Destination BRISBANE
State Queensland
Country Australia
Destination country Australia
Ship name Mooltan
Ship official number 79866
Ship master's first name J K
Ship master's last name PETER
Ship master's title CAPTAIN
Shipping line P. & O.
Ship destination port BRISBANE
Ship destination country AUSTRALIA
Ship registered tonnage 20952
Number of passengers 1027
Record set Passenger Lists Leaving Uk 1890-1960
Category Travel & migration
Subcategory Passenger Lists
Collections from Great Britain, England, Australasia
Transcriptions © brightsolid online publishing ltd


Lorraine Report 30 Sep 2019 05:38

Hi there - My ancestor David born 25/1/1924 in Newcastle Upon Tyne emigrated in 1951 from Tilbury London on board TSS Moolton and arrived in Brisbane Australia 5/7/1951. I have no more info - has anyone any suggestions as to where I would find any leads - they were sponsored in those days & according to his last occupation in UK (farmworker) I would guess he would be employed as an agricultural worker. Looking forward to your help