Penny Spreitzer
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Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
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Hello,I have been tracing my family tree. I have traced it back to Catherine Kingelty from Ireland, Catherine died on the 2/11/1887 in NSW. She had two sons - my ancestor James born 1844 in Ireland…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sylvia on Thursday.

Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
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Hello,Could anyone help me work out the name of the boat my grandfather embarked on on the 27 June 1941? I am having trouble understanding the writing...I thought it was E S I I A but maybe G S II…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Penny Spreitzer Jul 26.

Units my Grandfather served with
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Hello,I sent away for a copy of my Grandfathers WWII records. I am trying to work out what units he served with so I can read about what the unit did etc. Is there anyone who could look over my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stewart Crawford Jan 29, 2016.

Help with understanding short hand on my Grandfathers WWII records
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Hello,I received my Gandfathers WW records (George Bell NX45413). I have spent a long time reading through them and I am finding it difficult to understand what some of the shorthand means. Anyone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Penny Spreitzer Jan 22, 2016.

 

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Sylvia replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Here a few more baptisms: 1838: James http://registers.nli.ie/pages/vtls000632650_070   1840: Jeremiah http://registers.nli.ie/pages/vtls000632650_087   (I'll leave the rest for you to find)"
Thursday
Sylvia replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"How about a different spelling? Bansha and Kilmoyler; County of Tipperary; Diocese of Cashel and Emly Marriage 10 Feb 1935 Jas. Quinilty X Cath Walsh http://registers.nli.ie/pages/vtls000632651_094     Bansha and Kilmoyler; County of…"
Thursday
Penny Spreitzer replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Thankyou. I didn't realise the reel you were referring to was the one in the message from Sylvia sorry. Yes I have looked through that one. I will check with my library tomorrow to see if they have no.2486. Thankyou."
Aug 17
Elizabeth Allen replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Penny,   The reel 2140 is online & the link was listed above so you can view it Just ask for the microfilm reel no. 2486 which is part of the Assisted Immigrants to NSW My Irish ancestors also came from Tipperary but it was a bit…"
Aug 17
Penny Spreitzer replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Thankyou very much Elizabeth. I will ask our local library and see if they have access to them.  What specifically do I ask for? Just Reel 2140 and 2486? thankyou."
Aug 17
Elizabeth Allen replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Penny,   There are two reels of information on this family - the one that is online (2140)  and reel 2486 which will very likely have more information that may help These microfilm reels are available in the State Library in Sydney…"
Aug 17
Sylvia replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"I suppose that you have looked at e.g. https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/ .Unfortunately it seems that there are no online indexes yet for the early church records from the area where the Kingaltys come from. There are online images, but first…"
Aug 17
Penny Spreitzer replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Thankyou so much Sylvia. Yes that is them! Catherines maiden name was Walsh. I really appreciate you finding this for me. I didn't come across any of that when I looked. Thankyou! Do you happen to know of any groups or organisations that…"
Aug 17
Sylvia replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Arrivals from Ireland 1844 - 1878
"Could the following be a possibility for James as I noticed that the family lived in Shoalhaven?  Via the “TIPPERARY EMIGRANT INDEX : 1828 to 1866”: Surname/First-----------Year---Age------Native Place-----Parents-names &…"
Aug 17
Penny Spreitzer replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Will do. Thankyou :)"
Jul 26
Elizabeth Allen replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Penny,  Well that solves your problem if the others didn't leave on that day as it is recorded in his war record Shouldn't be too difficult to find a picture of this ship - let's hope there are not 3 or 4 with the same name - if…"
Jul 26
Penny Spreitzer replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Thankyou. I did some googling tonight and he was probably on the Queen Elizabeth as it left on the 27th June. The others didn't leave to a few days later. Will keep reading and try the war memorial to verify. Thanks again :)"
Jul 25
Elizabeth Allen replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Penny,  Happy to be able to help - my colleague is a mine of information - due to the circumstances at the time I doubt you would be able to find out which one of these ships he would have been on - maybe contact the Australian War memorial and…"
Jul 25
Penny Spreitzer replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Thankyou so much Elizabeth. I would never have stumbled across that information. Makes me so excited when little mysteries are solved. Thankyou (and your colleague) so much for solving it for me! Do you happen to know if there is anyway to find out…"
Jul 25
Elizabeth Allen replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Diane,  This reply turned up on the incorrect thread but I will send you a friends request with my email address so I can give you the relatives name /address & phone number  for George Macwardle TAYLOR Elizabeth"
Jul 25
Elizabeth Allen replied to Penny Spreitzer's discussion Anyone know what boat this is - WWII record?
"Penny,  I have had a reply from my colleague as follows - hope it helps It is a Convoy number. Convoy US 11 A left for the Middle East from Sydney on the 27/6/1941. It sailed to Freemantle, leaving Freemantle on the 9 July 1941 to Suez. It…"
Jul 25

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