My maiden name was Adkins. I have traced my Adkins ancestors back 5 generations to William Adkins born c 1781 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. He married Ann Seekings b c 1786 in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England. They are found in the 1851...
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I am looking to trace any HISCOKE in the London, UK, area. I am trying to confirm that I have royal blood somewhere in my past!
Also, looking for my wife's relations, CARRINGTON, probably in the Cambridge (UK) area.
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My Grandfather, John Alfred Harris was born abt 1855 in Buffalo, N.Y. His parents were James Harris and Mary E. Bush. John travelled to Australia as a young man where he settled and raised a family of 12 children. The information I have is from...
EXTRACT FROM MY PENINSULA DICTIONARY HISTORY ABANDONED IN 2011 WHEN I JOINED FAMILY TREE CIRCLES.
Lime Land Leisure gives a few details of this pioneering Tootgarook family and unfortunately many are wrong. So rather than start at the...
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DROMANA BUSH NURSING HOSPITAL AND THE FAMOUS ARTHUR'S SEAT HILL CLIMB.
Godfrey Burdett Wilson died in 1919 but his widow Maria (nee Stenniken) lived on in Burdett Cottage, Heales St (Dromana) until her death in 1927. Her home then became the...
Georgiana McCrae had been told by 1851 by Charles Latrobe that a township was planned for the coastal strip on the west of Arthurs Seat. Fear that the homestead area of the Arthur's Seat would be swallowed by this township was a factor in Andrew...
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THE MITCHELLS OF RYE.
George Mitchell, of Tootgarook, county of Mornington, lime-burner. Causes of insolvency--Depression in business, and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, Â£213 1s. 11 1/2d. ; assets,...
I have seen some entries about these two and hoping to find out more about them. I am descended from their daughter Julia who married robert saunders mutton.
WAS THIS THE TAP ROOM ON TOOTGAROOK STATION (PETER PURVES' TOOTGAROOK HOTEL OF 1857) OR PERHAPS WILLIAM COTTIER'S FORMER TOOTGAROOK HOTEL OF 1867 ON JOHN CAMPBELL'S TOWNSHIP GRANTS?
NOTICE OF APPLICATION for a PUBLICAN'S LICENCE.-To the...
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF TOOTGAROOK FOR JUSTIN. Justin is not a member of family tree circles but is primarily responsible for my ability to post and is interested in local history, so when he asked for some information about Tootgarookâs past,...
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I have been working onmy surnames.I had NOT much to go on as the story was "grampa Cobb swam Lake Michigan to get his bride,,,grama Knight..apache..Thats what I had to go on as child.when I got to 40?I fig I had computer,I mite as well give it a...
Looking for bert Gallagher Born tenterfield 1908 to Michael and Jane Gallagher nee Morgan . Bert ( Albert ) seemed to left the tentetfield area around 1940 ? Can find no death , or marrieges ect . Can any one help me find Bertie (bert)...
JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER, FATHER OF MELBOURNE.
"The force of his own merit makes his way."
"Well, I am, not fair; and therefore I pray the gods to make me honest."
--As You Like It.
"He's honest, on mine honour."
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IN ABOUT 1845,WILLIAM WESTGARTH WAS TOURING AUSTRALIA FELIX AS MAJOR MITCHELL CALLED IT. His pen pictures of the Hentys rival those of Harry Huntington Peck about pioneers in MEMOIRS OF A STOCKMAN.
THE HENTY FAMILY, AND THE FOUNDATION OF...
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