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Alfred or William Stonehouse from Snainton UK

Query by jc61

Hi,
I believe my gr Uncle emigrated to Sydney in 1912,
his Brother may also have gone in 1910.

There names are Alfred Stonehouse b 1890
William Stonehouse b 1887

Any info would be gratefully received, as I know absolutely nothing about them

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by SilverVixen on 2012-04-07 11:05:05

There is a William Stonehouse sailed 2 December 1910 on the ship SOMERSET from Liverpool to Sydney he was listed as a Farm Hand, Single no age. Cannot find any information on Alfred emigrating

by SilverVixen on 2012-04-07 11:12:42

I think I have found them in the UK 1891 census, living at High Street, Snainton, Yorkshire. Here is the family
Crispin born 1844 a Grocer and Farmer
Harriet 1852
George 18872 Assists Father
Mary 1875 Assists Father
Barbara 1877 Assists mother
Edwin 1878 Scholar
Emma 1880 Scholar
Crispin T 1882 Scholar
Elizabeth 1884 Scholar
Alberta 1886 Scholar
William 1888
Alfred 1891
all born in Snainton, Yorkshire

by jc61 on 2012-04-07 11:47:15

Hi SilverVixen,

Thanks,and Yes they were all from Snainton, I have just found them there myself today....great minds....! :-)

As for William, I am hoping that this is him, how do I go about checking it out please ??

by SilverVixen on 2012-04-07 12:17:18

Not sure that you can, but I think I may have given you the wrong information. I checked Passenger ships leaving UK 1890 - 1960 with surname Stonehouse for Australia. Only three Williams listed (I thought there were two). One is a male child aged 1 sailed 31 October 1911 on the ship ZEALANDIC. Then Mr W Stonehouse born 1888 aged 37 but the departure was 3 April 1925 the ship was the ORSOVA and finally the information I gave you. Mr W Stonehouse is also listed as a Farmer so it could be that he came back to England for a visit and returned to OZ the DOB is correct so who knows?

by jc61 on 2012-04-07 13:57:59

Oh dear, its just one brick wall after another. The only thing I do know for definate is that he / they sailed to Sydney. Its possible that he did come back, although Im not sure if he did or would?
Thanks anyway, you have given me a few ideas to look at, and I am trying to contact the Australian archives now.

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