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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 — No comments

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

John Warwick c1837 born Australia?


This is my first post, hopefully I will get it right.

I am looking for any info on a John Warwick, he married my x3 cousin Esther Jane Fairhurst (spelt Fairest on Australian BMD site) was married   28/3/1855 at the Holy Trinity Church Sydney, Garrison Church aged 16

Esther's history:

Baptisms: 4 Jul 1839 St Peters, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Esther Jane Fairhurst - Child of John Fairhurst & Sarah…


Added by Edith Ward on January 27, 2017 at 22:04 — 3 Comments

Ship arrivals at Cairns QLD in 1900-3

I believe that my Grandmother arrived from Scotland about then but I haven't been able to find any listings on her. Her name was Jane Ferguson Duncan and was accompanied by her sister Margaret.Any help would be appreciated.

Added by Neville Arthur Brauer on January 15, 2017 at 6:32 — 5 Comments

Passenger Jaworsky

I am trying to find the passenger listing for Adela Jaworsky & her son Anton, they arrived in Melbourne 7 Nov 1950 aboard the Fairsea from Bremerhaven.  I  have tried searching NAA but come up with nothing. Can anyone assist me please? Thanks in advance.

Added by Jo Frost on December 4, 2016 at 14:00 — 4 Comments

family research

I am trying to discover if a family went to Austrailia during the 1960/70 's. I tried to search on immigration but I think they only go to a certain date .The names of 2 of the family members were Cheryl Murray and Beverley Murray and other family members may have travelled with them  from England to Austrailia thank you

Added by lesley edwards on November 30, 2016 at 0:57 — 1 Comment

Edward Hopewell

I am looking for any information on Edward B Hopewell and his wife Shirley or children. He arrived in Australia with four of his children on the "New Australia" in 1957. I believe they went on to have two more children. Any information would be useful. Thank you. Judith Guy

Added by Judith Guy on November 22, 2016 at 0:57 — 8 Comments


I am researching the names on the First World War honour roll in Dowerin and I have men who served in both world wars: Thomas Richard Coxon N100073; Lesley Alexander McLachlan 39113; Ernest Reginald Trindall 7255. I need some help to access those records.

I also have: Thomas Bernard Kiely who has no digitised record and only 2 folios; Charles Werndly who has no digital copy and only 1 folio. Both of these records are held in Melbourne. Can I see them if I get there, and do I need to…


Added by Diane Hatwell on November 13, 2016 at 18:39 — 12 Comments

departures from Australia

I have asked this question before on Record forum, but maybe somebody will be able to help me now having not seen this request last time.

I was here in Australia in 1948  and have my arrival date, but am unable to get my departure date.

I left Melbourne in 1949 , my name was Patricia Charmaine St George-Moore..  I was accompanied by my mother Mrs Noelle St George-Moore and my Grandmother Mrs Hilda Bessie…


Added by Patricia Charmaine Gallinetti on November 7, 2016 at 12:09 — 5 Comments

Trying to find details of Peter Malachy(Mal) Hynes & wife Agnes

First time at this & I'm not having any luck finding details  online of their arrival by ship from Nr Ireland  into Melb approx 1971-1973 & I don't think they travelled under the immigration scheme but paid their passage themselves.

 I would like to get details of their passports is this possible? as well as any other info relating to them.

Thank you for taking the time to read this



Added by Michael Hynes on October 28, 2016 at 0:55 — 3 Comments

Anthony Beveridge

I am having trouble finding any records on my Uncle Anthony Beveridge. So far I have his shipping record and a hostel he stayed at when he migrated to Adelaide from England

Added by Kath Parker on October 20, 2016 at 9:17 — 2 Comments

Weres family WA

I am trying to make contact with any surviving member of the Weres family who lived in Perth from 1949 onwards. Father was Wasyl dceased 2009, mother Kateryna deceased 2003, younger brother John born in Perth deceased 2011. Daughters Anna (72) and Lubomira (70) who arrived on the Amarapoora with their parents in 1949 may, I hope, still be alive and well. As will any children of John and Lubomira.

Added by Patrick Kessack on October 19, 2016 at 4:29 — 2 Comments


Looking for a Wilfred George Harrison married to Sybil Johnston

Added by Kathie Doggett on October 6, 2016 at 12:15 — No comments

Hamlet Leopold Rudolph Rosenskjold 1861-1897

I need information about Hamlet Leopold Rudolph Rosenskjold. He is born in Denmark about 1861. I want to know when  he arrived to Australia. I know he died in Tasmanien 1897. When is he born

Added by carsten byrialsen on October 5, 2016 at 15:38 — 4 Comments

does anybody know a Elaine Marilyn Oneil? formerly Rose

Trying to find my birth mother and half brothers and sisters?

Added by gaye connors on September 17, 2016 at 20:40 — No comments

Abraham Warner

My great uncle Abraham Warner landed in Adelaide sometime before 1859. He was accompanied by his wife Hannah. I would like to find out exactly when they arrived in Adelaide. If anyone can tell me hope to locate this information I would be very grateful.

Added by Roslyh Howard on September 6, 2016 at 12:11 — 1 Comment

closed file

My Uncles army records are still listed as closed although he died in 1951, I can only obtain partial record copies and I'm trying to have his name added to the rolls in Canberra. He was on active service at the time and was killed in a  mortar accident whilst undergoing training in Japan prior to his embarkation to join his outfit 3rd RAR in Korea. He is interred in the CWG at Yokohama. I have an appointment with the AWM in September.

Any suggestions or thoughts welcome.…


Added by Colin Nicholls on August 10, 2016 at 17:27 — 2 Comments

Lintott Family

Looking for any information regarding George Lintott living in Osborne Park between  1920 and 1924

Added by gaile cordery (lintott) on August 4, 2016 at 0:03 — 1 Comment

Lintott Family

Can anyone help to find where George ernest lived in Osborne park between 1929 and 1924.

Added by gaile cordery (lintott) on August 4, 2016 at 0:01 — 6 Comments

Noeline Dawn Stuart Lepper

I am trying to track this person. She traveled to Sydney from Wellington in August 1949 on the liner Wanganella (I have her on a passenger manifest, passenger 102). Within a few years she stopped communicating with family. She listed her profession as Governess, she however was a nurse in Dannevirke before she left. She was 21 when she arrived in Sydney. There is a lead she may have worked at some point at Mark Foys or Foy and Gibsons.

I do not know if she…


Added by Brent Fryer on July 28, 2016 at 20:51 — No comments

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