Penny Matson
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Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"I tried to attach the record, but no go. William was born circa 1820, married in 1850, last child born in 1863 died in 1868 - so it fits. The probate document said Ellen (Eleanor) was the beneficiary and resided in North Street Belfast. Anyhow,…"
Feb 12
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"Isn't this guy abt 10 years too young? Or, are there some age errors in the indices or in his marriage certificate?"
Feb 12
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"Morning Sylvia, I think we have found my William..... using the info you supplied, I contacted the GRO in Belfast.  I received an email yesterday advising this info is confirmed and they are mailing out his death certificate.  I'm…"
Feb 11
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"PS I am not sure whether the decision to sell would have been theirs (the "owners") ...I'm interpreting it as a forced sale by their Building Society (the "petitioners")?"
Feb 5
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"I have never been a member of any genealogical groups (am mainly self taught), but maybe some of the following tips might help:: Are you aware of https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/civil-search.jsp. A civil registration index, but…"
Feb 5
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"My goodness Sylvia.... where do you learn where to search.... CLEARLY I have so much more to learn.  I'll see about joining a genealogical group - can only be helpful !  I do have Eleanor Moore's death registration from 1915.…"
Jan 31
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"BTW have you seen this item yet? (a year before they arrive in Australia)"
Jan 31
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"And that is why I’d mentioned that the net had to be cast wider: With Eleanor’s 1915 death notice, I could see that she’d had (at least) 5 children. Only married names for the 4 girls (one deceased), but with this information I…"
Jan 31
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"My goodness Sylvia thank you. Obviously I have A LOT TO LEARN - clearly I’m a beginner. "
Jan 30
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
Jan 30
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"Hi again, Sylvia, I’m sorry if I don’t understand, but the news item for Ann is for the year 1883 - and just says “daughter of the late William Moore” Of Belfast. I don’t understand how it relates to the marriage of…"
Jan 30
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"I see, I saw the note, but nothing wrt a confirmed marriage certificate - thanks muchly. "
Jan 30
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"I'd already mentioned that William was deceased by January 1870, so what are you looking for in those later BDM documents? N.B. His "lateness" was repeatedly confirmed in various newspaper notices: 1877 (Elizabeth’s marriage):…"
Jan 30
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"PS: I now have Elizabeth and hugh’s marriage certificate and William isn’t noted as deceased. Neither is deceased noted on Ellen and Arthur’s marriage certificate. However, it is on Sarah Isabella’s marriage certificate.…"
Jan 29
Sylvia commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"No burial records yet, but I suppose this is him in the Belfast directories: 1852: Moore, William, brush maker, 10 King Street 1861: Moore, William, brush and trunk manufacturer, 56 North Street. I would have expected to find his father Thomas, a…"
Jan 29
Penny Matson commented on Penny Matson's blog post William Moore
"PS: I now have Elizabeth and hugh’s marriage certificate and William isn’t noted as deceased. Neither is deceased noted on Ellen and Arthur’s marriage certificate. However, it is on Sarah Isabella’s marriage certificate. "
Jan 29

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William Moore

Greetings - I fairly new to genealogy, so I'm hoping this forum may point me in the right direction.  I'm trying to find my great grandfather (3 times removed) from the time he 'supposedly' arrived in Australia until his death.  It seems to me he has simply fallen off the planet never to be heard of again.  I've listed below what we have been able to confirm.....

* William Moore - born circa 1820, birth certificate not found as yet

* Eleanor (Ellen) Bradley - married in…

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