hi there I cant sem to find any records on a Edward scragg he came to Australia from England and married a Margaret cheeseman if someone could help me with this it would be great thanks

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Comment by Debra on January 8, 2015 at 0:22

Hi Belinda,

Do you have a time period?  The info that is publically available is really dependant on how recent this was.  A State would also be good as each keeps their own records.

Cheers,

Debra

Comment by Debra on January 8, 2015 at 0:47

Ok, Edward and Margaret married in the December quarter 1930 at Woolwich in Kent.

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

The first time I see Edward on electoral rolls is in 1949 at Malvern in Victoria, he is a Glazier, then in 1954 they both appear at Hotham.

There is a document indexed here on the NAA website which you can have digitised, just search for his name in RecordSearch http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx

Applications for permission to remain in Australia upon discharge from the British Armed Forces lodged both in Australia and abroad (Form 49) [and Royal Air Force release letters for British airmen and airwomen]

[SCRAGG, Edward (Army Service No.: 1052094) born in Sheffield, England on 20 December 1902; Wife: Margaret SCRAGG; Children: Richard Edward and Roger Victor SCRAGG - Application dated: Melbourne, 15 January 1946]

When your search results come up, just click on his name and on the next page you will see "request copy" over on the right hand side.

Cheers,

Debra

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