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Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
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Hi all,I'm trying to track down the comings and goings of my grandmother who left my mother back in London in 1952 and travelled to Australia. I've got the ship record that states that Miss Millicent…Continue

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Aaron Turner replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Thanks for these links, I'll look into them this afternoon. On my mother's birth certificate Millicent was a single woman, her maiden name was PETTIT, and the registration district was City of Westminster. I'll be interested to see if…"
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Debra replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"You can ask the SA State Library for a transcription of Millicent's death notice.  You know that she died on 9 April 1999 so it would be a quick lookup for them to find the notice.  They generally do an hour of free research for…"
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Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Aaron,  You are very welcome and if you need anything else please just ask Unfortunately her burial place has not been found as yet but I presume it might be listed on her death certificate along with any other children she may have had after…"
yesterday
Aaron Turner replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Dear Elizabeth and Debra, I'm so pleased with all the information you've found and I'm eternally grateful to both of you for going to all this effort - it's unbelievable what you've managed to find out about them over the…"
yesterday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Deb.  Well I got this notification of your reply so that is good You won't believe it but one of my group members also found them in South Australia this afternoon - I am sure Aaron will be pleased I did check SA genealogy when they…"
yesterday
Debra replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"I do sometimes get notifications, but not always. The usual reason that people seem to disappear in Australia is because they lived in South Australia.  I'm not talking about the high murder rate there,  ha ha, but because it is such…"
yesterday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Deb,   Are you getting notifications for replies on the NAA help forum? Mine have stopped which is a nuisance - have let them know & hope they can fix it but just wondered if you are getting them? Elizabeth"
yesterday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Aaron,   That document on John was for his british immigration papers but not open as yet - would probably cost to get a copy of it although it might not be helpful I posted about this query on my Genealogy group and have got some very…"
yesterday
Debra replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"John's sister Beryl married Jack MARRIOTT in 1947 in Barnsley - she would be the closed record in 1939.  They came to Australia in 1956 and didn't have any children with them. From the first death notice for Rebecca, I believe that…"
yesterday
Debra replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Rebecca SENIOR was John's unmarried Aunt.  Rebecca died on 10 Sep 1994 and attached are her death notices published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 12 and 14 Sep 1994. The STAVELEY families were the children of her sister Alice who married…"
yesterday
Aaron Turner replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Hi Elizabeth, This is very interesting, we have a narrative developing now! Unfortunately I haven't yet found out Millcent's parents' names, though she was born in 1924 so yes that would rule out the Millicent Senior that died in…"
Thursday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Aaron,  Do you know Millicents approx. birth year and/or her parents names? Assuming your Mother was born c. 1945 then the death in England of that Millicent SENIOR would not be her as she was born 1891 Elizabeth"
Thursday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Aaron,  I found a record that states John Cedric SENIOR was an assisted British immigrant to Australia c. 1948  - no further info as yet but still checking Elizabeth"
Thursday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Aaron,   You might want to get a transcript of the marriage to make absolutely sure it was her but it is a very unusual name so very possible I will see if I can find out more about him but if he wasn't listed in the electoral rolls…"
Thursday
Aaron Turner replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Hi Elizabeth, This is incredible, thanks so much. This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for letting me know about the British subjects not needing to be naturalised as well. I had an email this morning from the National Reference Service…"
Wednesday
Elizabeth Allen replied to Aaron Turner's discussion Help finding Grandmother who arrived in Australia in 1952
"Aaron,  Firstly, British subjects did not need to become naturalised I have found what appears to be a marriage for her in NSW not long after arrival Millicent PETTIT married a John Cedric SENIOR in 1952 in NSW (marriage registered in Oberon…"
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