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Alexander Grant from Mornington Victoria Australia

Query by geppo2000

Married Margaret Gillespie from Bellaghy County Antrim Northern Ireland late 1980's to 1900's , have information on all of Margarets brothers & sister from Ireland and Australian descendants of her brother who immigrated to australia with her in 1878 on the Alumbagh
Peter Gillespie gggrand son of Robert Gillespie

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on 2012-10-27 23:11:07

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by tonkin on 2012-10-28 04:42:05

This may be the marriage.

Groom: Alexander GRANT.
Born: Inverness

Bride: Margaret GILLESPIE.
Born: Antrim.

Year married: 1875.
Place: Victoria.

Ref: VMI #836.

by tonkin on 2012-10-28 18:37:54

Six children located for Alexander GRANT and Margaret GILLESPIE.

Martha Jane GRANT
Born: 1876 Essendon, Victoria.

Margaret GRANT
Born: 1877 Essendon, Victoria.

Angus Hugh GRANT
Born: 1878 Essendon, Victoria.

Donald Linton GRANT
Born: 1882 Essendon, Victoria.

Jane Eliza GRANT
Born: 1884 Essendon, Victoria.

Hugh McPherson GRANT
Born: 1887 Essendon, Victoria.

Died this sound like the family you seek?

by tonkin on 2012-10-28 18:42:33

Does this sound like the family you seek?

Noticed my error after I hit submit.

by geppo2000 on 2012-10-29 04:59:24

Thanks Tonkin , the infomation I posted wasn't very clear or accurate as ive just realised .
Robert Gillespie & his little sister Margaret arrived on the Alumbagh in October 1870 .Margaret was 18 years old at the time .Last anyone heard of Margaret was that she married Alexander Grant from from Inverness Scotland in "1876" at Mornington , so i would say that the information that you have is the same Woman .Robert wandered around the Gold fields of beechworth for seven years before settling in Wunghnu Victoria ,is there any way of searching gold field records for robert on licences or such and which is the best office to search death & birth records of Margaret so i can trace further descendants
sincerely
Peter Gillespie

by janilye on 2012-10-30 19:06:47

Victorian Miner's Rights are held at the Ballarat Archives Centre

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