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Just found this regarding James Stevens Wardlaw's death: A very sudden death occurred this morning to a young man, 30 years of age, named James Stephen [sic] Wardlaw, brother of a well-known...
by ozdazz 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
in John Wardlaw from UK to Australia 1853
Thanks Darren - I see now that St Andrew's Church is down a little side-street adjacent to the petrol station. Since they hold services on the 3rd Sunday of the month @ 9.30, when we will be there,...
by NeilG 1 day, 2 hours ago
in John Wardlaw from UK to Australia 1853
After two days of searching the Australian records I still cannot find your Sarah. A real mystery indeed. If the Charles LILLEY that died in 1873 was Sarah's husband I hope the death certificate...
by tonkin 1 day, 3 hours ago
in WHAT HAPPENED TO SARAH JANE HARRISON (nee SMITH)??
Hi Neil, I'm pleased to hear that you will be able to check out St Andrews Church, Longtown on your return. The reference for Brampon Zion Chapel Minute Book & Register is DFCCL/10/1 I...
by ozdazz 1 day, 3 hours ago
in John Wardlaw from UK to Australia 1853
I have got Charles Lilley's death cert & will look at it tonight. I have spent last night looking at Sarah's with a Smith as a father in the death index but no luck so far. Gee her death is a...
by estoppey28 1 day, 11 hours ago
in WHAT HAPPENED TO SARAH JANE HARRISON (nee SMITH)??
Thank you Ilonevale A few months ago, I start searching again and found Matilda Dora's grave in Brisbane. She was buried in the same grave as her daughter Margaret's husband Neil. I found...
by masterg 1 day, 13 hours ago
in Looking for the parents of William George Smith - married to Matilda Dora Curran,(b.1864)
Sorry forgot to give you my email address. rose47@tpg.com.au. I see now that you are in Scotland.
by rose47 1 day, 14 hours ago
in Kindness family from Banffshire Scotland
Hi Nicol Nice to hear from you. Are you on Ancestry.com. If you send me your email address I can give you access to my tree. Are you from the Australian branch of the Kindness family. I am...
by rose47 1 day, 14 hours ago
in Kindness family from Banffshire Scotland
Hi Masterg, I'm a descendent of Alfred. I too have drawn a blank on William, although I a family tree drawn up by my late grandfather lists his date of death as June, 1901. Matilda remarried a man...
by Ilonevale 1 day, 15 hours ago
in Looking for the parents of William George Smith - married to Matilda Dora Curran,(b.1864)
Hello Rose47 I see you are interested in my surname - Can we exchange data ??? Nicol Kindness
by Nicolk32 1 day, 16 hours ago
in Kindness family from Banffshire Scotland
Dear Sue - just a follow-on from my earlier email. .. James Wardlaw is usually described as a "merchant", as you state, but it seems that grocers also used this rather upmarket term to describe...
by NeilG 1 day, 18 hours ago
in John Wardlaw from UK to Australia 1853
Dear Sue and Darren, It was great to hear form you both - apologies for my late response - we are in Scotland and Wifi coverage is a bit patchy. Darren - many thanks for the further info...
by NeilG 2 days, 1 hour ago
in John Wardlaw from UK to Australia 1853
Antrim. Sorry. Still jetlagged. Forgotten to mention this and I don't know if it helps at all in tracking backwards. Catherine (O'Brien) McMahon apparently was a lady of airs and graces. She...
by sharkcatcher 2 days, 2 hours ago
in joseph o'brien, huntly mining disaster
Hi Antrim. Thanks. Sorry for the delay. Away overseas for a while. I didn't originally know there were any brothers. Catherine's parents Timothy O'Brien and Anne Finnessey are listed on...
by sharkcatcher 2 days, 3 hours ago
in joseph o'brien, huntly mining disaster
Sorry no relation to family. glad to have been of help
by familydetective 2 days, 4 hours ago
in Searching for Kammerzell relatives and descendants in Kansas and Oklahoma
yes how interesting.Bertha's father william & Mary Jane were brother & sister.My mother Mabel Evelyn 1st born of Mary Jane & clement Norman Flyger a 1st cousin to Bertha.I have...
by shihazel 2 days, 7 hours ago
in Belton/Ace
Wow! Thank you so much for this information! Are you also related to this family?
by oklagirl 2 days, 10 hours ago
in Searching for Kammerzell relatives and descendants in Kansas and Oklahoma
thanks so much! Leonardo was rather a prolific letter writer and although the family here seems to have lost the originals we had found copies of most of his letters. this is one that we knew...
by Helenrca 2 days, 10 hours ago
in Keirnan or Pozzi of New Zealand
Thank you so much for this information. Yes conflicting stories. but so fascinating. I did contact several people two years ago on ancestry but nobody has any concrete information on William...
by jasonmartin 2 days, 10 hours ago
in William George Watson
Leonardo Pozzi was from Giumaglio, Switzerland and emigrated to Australia with his brothers Alessandro Pozzi and Stefano Pozzi (my great great grandfather). Here is a link to a letter written by...
by mha 2 days, 11 hours ago
in Keirnan or Pozzi of New Zealand