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greta croll moved to aus and possibly new zealand

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mrdunnc Report 15 Mar 2013 17:56

im looking for any living relative of greta croll born 1916 married james campbell in 1939 she was born in middlesbrough sisters marjorie, jessie and brother david harvey she moved to ireland and had a son philip then moved to australia and had a second son graham thats where contact was lost she is my great grandma`s sister no-one has heard from them since about the 1960s


Penny Report 15 Mar 2013 17:58

Time frame ( and some unscrambling/explanation of names) would be helpful

Are you related - if so , how? this might help us.


Penny Report 15 Mar 2013 18:09

Born Croll 1916, married a Campbell in 1939


patchem Report 15 Mar 2013 18:54

Welcome to the boards, Carl.

Have you contacted others who have the family in their tree on here?


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 11:16

Putting 'Australia' in your title might be productive

What is the relevance - if any - of NIXON?


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 11:19

Postem added to Greta's birth entry mentions Marjorie 1910

Postem added (in 2011) to Marjorie's birth entry..............

marjorie is my grandmother I am david 1964 new york usa. austin croll 1926 middlesbror is my father. Greta is marjorie sister 1916


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 11:22

1911 census

Person: CROLL, Majorie Address: 4 Princes Road Middlesbrough

CROLL, David Head Married M 33 1878 House Painter Glasgow Scotland VIEW
CROLL, Eleanor Wife Married7 years F 33 1878 South Bank Yorks VIEW
CROLL, Jessie Daughter F 5 1906 Middlesbrough Yorks VIEW
CROLL, David Son M 2 1909 Middlesbrough Yorks VIEW
CROLL, Majorie Daughter F 0 (8 MONTHS) 1911 Middlesbrough Yorks


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 11:25

For INFO.......note: no second forename on David's entry

Births Mar 1906 (>99%)
Croll Jessie Middlesbro' 9d 611
Births Jun 1908 (>99%)
Croll David Middlesbro' 9d 652


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 11:27

Slight misinformation in the 2011 Postem

Births Jun 1926 (>99%)
Croll Austin ***** Leeds 9b 671


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 22:32

I think this explains NIXON......although of course, it's nothing directly to do with GRETA

Marriages Mar 1924 (>99%)

Croll Jessie Nixon Middlesbro' 9d 825
Nixon Arthur Croll Middlesbro' 9d 825


ErikaH Report 16 Mar 2013 22:39

David HARVEY Croll was not Greta's brother...he was her FATHER

Marriages Jun 1904 (>99%)
Croll David Harvey Middlesbro' 9d 1050
Wood Eleanor Middlesbro' 9d 1050

Deaths Jun 1940 (>99%)
Croll David H 62 Middlesbro' 9d 1068


mrdunnc Report 16 Mar 2013 23:11

david harvey croll 1878 midlothian scotland was her father and david harvey croll 1909 middlesbrouigh was her brother also known as harvey until his death


mrdunnc Report 16 Mar 2013 23:32

Thanks for all your help and findings, I really appreciate it. Sorry I wasn't very clear in my first post, i'm not a regular poster so not very experienced with forum etiquette.


Aussietrish Report 17 Mar 2013 04:31

There is a Greta and James living at Lot11, A'Beckett Rd In Victoria 1968 james is a metal worker

also in the same district there is a Phillip Duncan Campbell a mamager living with a Gladys Joyce and a Robert Anthony ( a fitter) 1968

in 1972 Greta and James are still at the address given above but
Phillip whom is still in the district but at a different address is only at home with a Gay Elizabeth

I do not know if these are whom you seek but the only other Gretta is in Queensland but not with a James..
I will keep looking

nb. Greta and James dissappear after 1972. I cannot check the ryeson index because the site has crashed .


ErikaH Report 17 Mar 2013 10:19

The info posted was added as clarification !!!!


mrdunnc Report 17 Mar 2013 21:11

i have received information today greta and james lived at 14 googona street woomera south australia a letter dated the 14/12/1967 was sent saying they were moving to new zealand as a year later they appear to be at an address in victoria they might of not left australia after all