February 2017 blog posts (8)

john alexander paterson

im looking for my great great grandfather john paterson

He had a son called john alexander paterson born 1879 at Goolwa - Robe south australia.

John alexander says he married elizabeth watson on the marriage cert. - Or Mary Lynch keeps popping up?


Added by isobel ledden on February 13, 2017 at 18:11 — 2 Comments

Finding my father Edward Keith Hawke THOMAS born 1924 in Reading, England.

I am trying to trace my father EDWARD KEITH HAWKE THOMAS born in 1924 (Reading, Berkshire) who was in the UK Royal Navy during WW2. He absented himself from HMS Golden Hind in Sydney Australia around September 1946.  He married my mother in July 1943 in Reading, Berkshire.  I was born in 1944.  I am not aware that he returned to this country but his mother and maybe other family may have still been here although…


Added by Patrick Edward May on February 11, 2017 at 23:23 — 45 Comments

WW11 Records

How long does it take before WW11 records are released, I am waiting for my father in-law and great uncle's records to be released. Jan

Added by Jan Blow on February 8, 2017 at 19:37 — 6 Comments

Immigration Records 1970's and 1980's

I am researching my family history and wanting to know if there are Immigration Records available for the 1970's and 1980's from England to NSW Australia.

I am searching for a John R L Evans b 1937 who migrated in the 1970's

and a

Robert William (Roy) Evans b 1913 Wales and his wife Bronwen Evans b 1910 Wales who migrated in the 1980's. Robert William and Bronwen Evans are the parents of John R L Evans

Added by Kay Parsey on February 8, 2017 at 10:17 — 1 Comment

tracing old friend

Hi i am trying to trace members of the cunningham family that emigrated from new brighton, merseyside in late 1964 arriving in melbourne on the 24-12-1964 aboard the Fairsea from southampton. there were 4 members of the family, mother, one daughter and two sons tony and johnny. after arrival they settled in melbourne. I would appreciate any help in tracing them.


Mike Leicester

Added by mike leicester on February 7, 2017 at 5:30 — 3 Comments

mr Lennart Abrahamsson

Lennart abrahamsson born 1932 in sweden, came to Australia 1950´s, was married and had a daughter which probably is still alive. his parents was andrea abrahamsson and kalle, the mother was born in 1900-06-14 and died in 1972. Lennart Went on a ship to Australia and stayed there for the rest of his Life. The last Residence he had was in Mount Druitt Nsw.

Where he lived. The wife was English. I have many times tried to find them without any results what so ever. Lennart passed away in…


Added by åsa alderlöf on February 4, 2017 at 22:14 — 1 Comment

lennart Abrahamsson from Sweden living in Mount Druitt , New South wales

I am searching for my moms cousin Lennart Abrahamsson born 1932 i Ronneby sweden, born by andrea abrahamsson and husband Kalle, born 1900-06-14 in Ronneby and died in Ronneby 1972. Lennart took a ship to Australia in the 1950´s, the last address my mom had was mount Druitt , Nsw. New South wales, Australia, they got a daughter they called vicky, but what date she is born i do not have a single clue.lennart died in 2000 as far as I know. the wife was English how ever.

Added by åsa alderlöf on February 4, 2017 at 22:04 — 1 Comment

search for haughney family

 i am very interested in contacting the family members of Patrick & Josephine Haughney who arrived in Australia aboard the ship Strathmore in 1963.I would welcome any help.They came to Australia from the UK. but were from Carlow in Co. Carlow, Ireland.

Added by john mcevoy on February 1, 2017 at 4:00 — 2 Comments

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