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Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
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Very first post, so be gentle! ...I am seeking details from manifests etc for the arrival in Australia of ancestors William PEACOCK and family. They turned up in Newcastle but have no record of their…Continue

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John Attwood replied to John Attwood's discussion Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
"30+ years teaching ... you cannot tell me much about "ordinary" handwriting!! Again, thanks!"
Jul 15
Elizabeth Allen replied to John Attwood's discussion Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
"John,   We all have to start somewhere and you should have seen me 20 years ago when I was a newbie to genealogy!!!  When I started with no computer the only way I could access the immigration records was via microfilm on ancient…"
Jul 15
John Attwood replied to John Attwood's discussion Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
"Thanks, I did edit the response to say that I found the record. The manifest I was referring to was a record of arrivals in Sydney which I now cannot for the life of me find! Dammit! Just looked at the Ancestry record, and it does have the kids…"
Jul 14
Elizabeth Allen replied to John Attwood's discussion Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
"John,  Sorry about that link and no idea what happened - would you like me to check the microfilm record of the voyage What manifest did you mean that they were not listed on?  Was it an Ancestry record? Elizabeth"
Jul 14
John Attwood replied to John Attwood's discussion Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
"Thanks Elizabeth, that seems to be them ... wondering why the kids were not listed on the manifest though! Also, the link goes nowhere ... What it looks for is…"
Jul 14
Elizabeth Allen replied to John Attwood's discussion Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family
"John,  On the NSW Immigration Index (assisted immigrants) there is a listing as follows for the above family - you can view reel 2141 online if needed which is the original handwritten record but for the reel 2490 you would probably have to…"
Jul 14
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Seeking early arrivals William Peacock & family

Very first post, so be gentle! ...I am seeking details from manifests etc for the arrival in Australia of ancestors William PEACOCK and family. They turned up in Newcastle but have no record of their arrival in Aus.Details ... William was born in Co. Durham, UK abt 1845Came to Australia with wife Mary Ann and children (including John - born 1875ish in Durham who married in 1901 in Charlestown NSW) A William Peacock is listed as passenger on the S.S. Northbrook, arriving Sydney 15 Aug 1879 but…See More
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