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Sylvia commented on Jennifer Gilbert's blog post L GILBERT PTE 89 1ST SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MOUNTED RIFLES.
"Have you had a look at the Boer War fact sheet yet?: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs67.aspx"
May 25
Sylvia commented on Rhona Murchie's blog post No title
"Hi Rhona,   Give Dianne a bit of time as she might not realise that you have responded for a little while.   I’m not sure what you are after. There are some older posts on this forum re the Snow family, but they could be a bit…"
May 7
Sylvia commented on Rhona Murchie's blog post No title
"P.S. Maybe you can make contact with the original poster who is a sister of Colin ...."
May 4
Sylvia commented on Rhona Murchie's blog post No title
"I thought the name sounded very familiar. Colin was discussed only a few months ago: http://forum.naa.gov.au/forum/topics/looking-for-colin-murchie-details"
May 4
Sylvia replied to Honorine Nina Livorness's discussion Arrival in Australia
"Hard to read, but an “M Livorness” seems to be mentioned on the list when the Tasmania arrives in Fremantle on 20/12/1955 Here is a direct link to the page (#14) http://soda.naa.gov.au/record/30139598/14 Sylvia"
Apr 8
Sylvia replied to John Moloney's discussion Genealogy James Douglas Wilkinson
"It must be already known that James (a carriage builder) and Ada lived in Richmond (VIC) around 1912/13/14 and that they had another son there. And, in the early thirties Ada turns up without James in NSW where she seems to die on 3 Jan…"
Mar 20
Sylvia replied to Dianne m Heinemann's discussion Looking for Colin Murchie details
"Dianne, I don't think there is much more to find online. This is the exact reason why I gave you information re the wider family as from this point onward you'll need to start contacting possible family members for more information. - The…"
Mar 10
Sylvia replied to Rob Vaughan's discussion Help with Australian records
"@Rob It has been a while .... any feedback ?"
Mar 1
Sylvia replied to Dianne m Heinemann's discussion Looking for Colin Murchie details
"Daughter Sheena had stayed in Australia as well:   South Australian Marriages, Registrations 1917-1937 Groom: SAUNDERS Given names: Cyril George Bride: MURCHIE Given names: Sheena Agnes Date: 1932-06-07 Groom Age: 25 Status: S Groom's…"
Mar 1
Sylvia replied to Dianne m Heinemann's discussion Looking for Colin Murchie details
"James Murchie b 5 Jul 1891 Durban (NAA records) or 1886 (death record), d 15 Aug 1957 Pretoria first wife: Emily Wilson d abt 1924 second wife: Magdalena Johanna van Aardt (still alive in 1957) - children: Alexander Murchie James Allan…"
Feb 28
Sylvia replied to Rob Vaughan's discussion Help with Australian records
"Last name           Evans First name(s)       Brynmor Gender Male Date of birth       Unknown Date of death     21 December 1982 Date of burial     22 December 1982 Age at death       74 Years Cemetery            Drayton & Toowoomba…"
Feb 21
Sylvia replied to Rob Vaughan's discussion Help with Australian records
"immigration: Name: Brynmor Evans Age: 17 Birth Year: abt 1909 Arrival Date: 4 Dec 1926 Arrival Place: Queensland, Australia Ship: Moreton Bay Ship number: 429 Title: Immigration 1922 to 1940 Item ID: 18761 Ref: IMM/223 Microfilm:…"
Feb 21
Sylvia commented on mike leicester's blog post tracing old friend
"Only very limited details (eg approx ages, full names) were supplied. That makes things very tricky as it concerns a fairly common name and mistakes are hard to avoid. So, based on this, is it possible that “Johnny” = “John…"
Feb 8
Sylvia commented on john mcevoy's blog post search for haughney family
"It seems that the family eventually settled in Victoria (eastern suburbs of Melbourne), although I suspect that they first lived in in South Australia (Holden Hill). - A Patrick Haughney was cremated at the Springvale Crematorium (VIC) on 4 Sep…"
Feb 4
Sylvia replied to Merry Manton's discussion I have Naturalization Paperwork but can't find Passenger List when arrived in Australia
"A few possibiilities: - Many people used to travel on freight/cargo ships. No "official" passenger list, but I have found some of them - by sheer luck - hidden away in newspapers. - Some men can't be found on a list because they had…"
Jan 19
Sylvia replied to CLAUDIA DI CINTIO's discussion Claudio Nesich immigrant 1959
"Son Tony is the only firm lead and there is a fair bit online for him and his daughters. Claudio’s wife should still be alive, but has vanished (from experience, often this happens when people are in e.g. an aged care home). And, I have no…"
Jan 14

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