Tracy Mantellato
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Jacinthe commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"It's going to be a tough process. Look for the related organizations. Good luck http://www.192-168-1-1.co"
Jul 23
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,  Forgot to say that Noras husband arrived separately - will email you the details when I hear from you You can send a message to the Cuthbert family member who posted that Wikitree as I am sure she has more information that is not posted…"
Apr 7, 2015
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,  I think it is possible that your David CUTHBERT b. 1910 was a son of one of the siblings of Nora SLAVINs husband David CUTHBERT I have further information I can send to you so will send a friends request with my email address as I…"
Apr 7, 2015
Debra commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Your David is not the son of David Sharp CUTHBERT and Norah SLAVIN.  Their son John David (referred to as just David by them) died in 1974. They also had two daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Molly) and Agnes (Nancy) and another son Peter The father…"
Apr 7, 2015
Debra commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Hi Tracy, I doubt that a child would be brought all the way from Scotland to be put in a home.  You really need to get David's marriage cert to see what he says about his parents at that time and to see who the witnesses are.  A…"
Apr 7, 2015
Tracy Mantellato commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"As far as we know Pop was never adopted out. He lived in homes - but like I said before Mum and Aunties know very little and a lot of it could be assumption as Pop never spoke of his past."
Apr 7, 2015
Tracy Mantellato commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Wow, ladies, you have certainly opened a new can of worms up for me - in a good way. I did see Nora Cuthbert in the shipping lists but because her ticket number and Davids were so far apart I did not think they were related-just a coincidence. I…"
Apr 7, 2015
Debra commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"You are too quick for me Elizabeth, I was only just starting to look at the SLAVIN angle :)"
Apr 6, 2015
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,  Apologies for all these mesages but I have found an article in the sydney morning herlad in 1912 which mentions the marriage of Nora SLAVIN to David CUTHBERT   CUTHBERT—SLAVIN.—December  28,  1911, …"
Apr 6, 2015
Debra commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"There are only four David CUTHBERTs born in Scotland in 1910 and one of those is in Glasgow but the date is incorrect - David Ley CUTHBERT born 19 Feb 1910.  He was the elder of twin boys and their mother had died soon after the…"
Apr 6, 2015
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,   With further checking I found that David CUTHBERT was also on the same ticket as an Agnes SLAVIN on the Orama in 1913 On checking Agnes SLAVIN I found she was born in Glasgow and was a sister to a Nora CUTHBERT who of course was…"
Apr 6, 2015
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,  I have done some more checking and there was also a Nora CUTHBERT on the same ship as David who also arrived 10th October 1913 in Sydney It states she was born in 1891 and she was a domestic David is stated as being Scottish Do you…"
Apr 6, 2015
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,  Is David the one who married Zillah ROOTS in 1933 in Penrith NSW? Do you have a copy of his marriage certificate? Elizabeth"
Apr 6, 2015
Elizabeth Allen commented on Tracy Mantellato's blog post looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records
"Tracy,   The Barnardos program would not have been in  operation in 1913 as I think it started in the 1920's   Which state did he live in & do you know when & where he died?   Do you have any BDM certificates…"
Apr 6, 2015
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Looking for GGrandfather relatives

Hi

My paternal Great Grandfather was not known to us. My GGrandmother did not marry him, but went on to have his son, my grandfather.

GGrandfather was William Harold Norman. Born in London 1891. Came to Australia sometime before WWI and signed up over here in 1914. He was injured in Gallipoli and Malta and returned to London then Australia in 1916. End of 1916 he was discharged from the Army. in 1918 my Pop was born.

I have been able to trace some army correspondence as…

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Posted on April 4, 2015 at 21:41

looking for maternal Grandfather orphanage records

Hello

My maternal grandfather, David Cuthbert, DOB 12.3.1910 arrived in Australia as an orphan from Scotland-Glasgow. I have found a shipping record 1913 of a master David Cuthbert, aged 4 1/2 arriving on Orama, 10.10.1913. I am not 100% sure this is him but it is the only record I have located to date. My Mum and Aunties do not have a lot of information from his childhood, they believe he was a Barnados boy, perhaps living in Camden area. I have contacted Barnados in England (he was…

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Posted on April 4, 2015 at 21:28 — 14 Comments

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