April 2012 blog posts (7)

Mary Elizabeth Walsh and David Follington

Thank you Debra for your input.  I have most of the family history after 1852 but would like to know what Mary did for two years after landing in Sydney and before marrying David Follington.  eg: Who did she work for and where.  I am hoping also to get some clue to her parents deaths in Ireland as well.

Added by Lorna Gray on April 19, 2012 at 11:13 — No comments

Re Looking for Naval Records of Herbert James Barker

Forgot to include email address. santon664@yahoo.com.au

 

Added by Sandra Pricolo on April 17, 2012 at 21:27 — No comments

Looking for Naval Records for Herbert James Barker

I am trying to find my grandfather's naval records, and I seem to be going around in big circles. Hopefully someone out there can lead me in the right direction.

My grandfathers name was Herbert James Barker Born 4 August 1894 Died 28 Sept 1969.

Family have told me that he was on HMAS Sydney when it sunk the Emden in the Cocos Islands on 9th November 1914.

I have managed to find out off his war gratuity application that he was on HMAS Protector…

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Added by Sandra Pricolo on April 17, 2012 at 21:26 — 3 Comments

Irish Orphans 1850

MARY ELIZABETH WALSH arrived in Sydney on the John Knox in May 1850.  I am searching for her from her arrival date until she married in 1852.   Please contact lornagray@hotmail.com

 

Added by Lorna Gray on April 10, 2012 at 23:09 — 8 Comments

bonegilla

My family came out to australia in november of 1969, we flew in from sweden where we were living but originally we were from croatia, there was my mother and father and 7 children. all i know is that we were at bonegilla for a time but i dont have any recollection of that, my parents have both past away and i have been to visit bonegilla where we started out, they suggested this site. i would like to get more information about dates and just information in general, when i did the name search…

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Added by senka church on April 10, 2012 at 21:35 — 3 Comments

Ernest Willaim Loe B 1904

i am trying to trace my uncles son his name is Reginald Gordon Loe and his mothers name was Bessie and his wifes name is Glennis, they lived in Cohuna Victoria and the last thing i have is of them on the Electorial roll 1982 and they lived at 19 William Street Cohuna.

i have researched the Loe family tree and would like to know when my uncle died and also where my cousin is.

my mother was Mabel Ida Loe and their parents were George Loe and Lillian Caroline (Newland) they was a…

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Added by Jeanette Armstrong on April 7, 2012 at 17:42 — 1 Comment

Alan F Stephenson

I'm trying to find out what happened to my cousin Alan F Stephenson & his family in Australia.

Alan was born in 1913 in Ulverston, Lancashire, England. In 1935 he married Ellen Doyle, born in Ashton-under-Lyne in 1913. They had three children. William F in 1936, Anthony A in 1938, Judith M in 1942.

Alan was a pianist/organist who travelled for Wurlitzer. I know that he played the organ at The London Hotel, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. I have an undated newspaper clipping of…

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Added by Allan Cassley on April 3, 2012 at 3:44 — 11 Comments

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