March 2018 blog posts (6)

Mystery Number

When I was a child (10 months old) my family emigrated from the UK to Australia as ‘ten pound poms’. 
I was able to find us on the passenger arrivals list for the Canberra in 1965. 
Then I was able to see scans of the incoming passenger cards and see my mum’s and dad’s writing on cards filled in when we arrived!
Fantastic... and that’s when I was flummoxed. 
Item 3 on the incoming passenger card is “Passport or other Travel Document…
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Added by John Parnaby on March 19, 2018 at 19:29 — 7 Comments

Understanding notes and information on Military records 1920-1928

Hi everyone

I am trying to understand some information on a relatives Naval record 1920-1928.

He arrived from the RN and then transferred after 2 years to the RAN and then married and stayed in Australia til his death  1951.

It would seem the original information on his record was minimal as he was originally on loan from the RN.  I can decipher various additions of notes over the 8 year period by the handwriting and it would seem his personal information eg date and…

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Added by Cheryl Cross on March 15, 2018 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

Immigration/Emigration....Edward Victor Claude Crowe, b: 29/12/1887 Stratford, Essex, England

I know that Edward arrived in Melbourne on the "Nestor" in 1926.  I also know that he did not obtain Australian citizenship, so possibly couldn't stay in the country for very long, but what happens to him after that is a mystery.

There seem to be records of outbound passengers on a register that in not available online.....can anyone research on my behalf?  How do I go about this?

Many Thanks  

Added by Gillian Hopkins on March 9, 2018 at 0:58 — 4 Comments

Transportation

I'm having difficulty getting details of great-grandfather transported from Ireland in July 1851. 

Added by Dermot Reidy on March 7, 2018 at 3:03 — 9 Comments

Arrival records.

Hi there,  my name is Julie Christensen, previously Julie Ferguson.  I arrived in Australia (from NZ) around October 1980, with my ex, husband Ian Francis Ferguson and two daughters, Asha Jane Ferguson and Jade Marie Ferguson.   I have been trying to obtain records showing my arrival, but searches are not turning up this information.  International Movements have only been able to provide information post 1981 and this site does not cover the 1980 period either.  I am wishing to obtain…

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Added by Julie Christensen on March 5, 2018 at 13:07 — 1 Comment

Arrival records.

Hi there,  my name is Julie Christensen, previously Julie Ferguson.  I arrived in Australia (from NZ) around October 1980, with my ex, husband Ian Francis Ferguson and two daughters, Asha Jane Ferguson and Jade Marie Ferguson.   I have been trying to obtain records showing my arrival, but searches are not turning up this information.  International Movements have only been able to provide information post 1981 and this site does not cover the 1980 period either.  I am wishing to obtain…

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Added by Julie Christensen on March 5, 2018 at 13:07 — No comments

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