May 2012 blog posts (4)

Immigration to Australia Records.

Several years ago I found a record of the Parnell family arriving in Sydney in 1927 or 1926 on the "Borda". However I can no longer find this record and would like to find it again to verify the children that came with grandfather Frederick James Parnell.  Can you suggest where to look?

Added by Paula Hill on May 29, 2012 at 13:10 — 2 Comments

6th Australian Division, 2/1 Battalion.

Can anyone tell me if the 6 div. 2/1 Bat. were stationed in Australia or New Guinea in 1942-1943.  Very important to find out if my father was around 9 months prior to me!

Added by Paula Hill on May 15, 2012 at 13:12 — 2 Comments

Shipping records of my family to Australia from Bombay,India.

May I enlist the help of experienced Researches who are far more adept at finding information than I am.

I am looking for my Great Uncle's family who were from Bombay in India, I understand that the family emigrated to Australia probably in the late 1950's.

I last saw my Uncle, Aunt and cousins when they arrived in Liverpool aboard the ship 'Circassia' which sailed from Bombay to Liverpool on 19th March 1958.

My Uncle and his family intended to stay and live in Newport,…


Added by Shirley Silvers on May 11, 2012 at 6:56 — 2 Comments

Uk immigrants from 1960 to 1965

I am trying to find any information on my family, they travelled according to my elderly relative on teh HMS Fairsky in 1960 to Brisbane and half the family left back to Uk on the HMS Fairsea in 1961 but their father stayed on another year.

First of all would the HMS FAirsky be the right name, I cant find any information about this boat travelling to Australia in the 1960,s?

How can I get a record of the passenger list for thse ships for the two years 1960 and 1961?

I am…


Added by j perry on May 5, 2012 at 5:05 — 6 Comments

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