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Looking for William Boyd Watson born circa 1873

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My grandfather William Boyd Watson, son of John Watson (farmer) and Mary Jane Ambrose, is buried at Dunoon Cemetery near Lismore, N.S.W. I cannot find any details of his birth. Someone posted a photo of his grave on Ancestry on 3 August 2007. Anyone who can help get this research started?

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by wcole Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2008-09-29 14:21:47

wcole has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2008. is researching the following names: WATSON.

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by allycat on 2008-09-29 14:37:07

Dear wcole, Welcome.

Purchase Death Certificate of William Boyd Watson from the NSW Registry of BDMs

Cert should have more details to get you started, i.e. when/where born, etc.

Died 1951, Lismore NSW Australia.


Lismore City Council - Rural and other cemeteries. I just clicked on REGISTER SEARCH PAGE and searched for Watson William and results were Nil (?).

* Nimbin Cemetery
* Bexhill Cemetery
* Dunoon Cemetery
* Alphadale Cemetery
* Tucki Tucki Cemetery


Are you sure he was buried at Dunoon?

Here is the link for OzGenonline :-
Australian Cemeteries NSW

Alison,
Editor (QLD).

by allycat on 2008-09-29 14:42:39

Sorry, found him after all. Their search field was a bit weird.

Name: WATSON, WILLIAM BOYD Date of Death: 8-Aug-1951 Site: DUNOON CEMETERY Location: por - sec 3 num 16

by allycat on 2008-09-29 14:46:57

Marriage: I can't find marriage record in QLD or NSW for your great grandparents John WATSON and Mary Jane AMBROSE. Perhaps they were from Victoria or emigrants?

Find out more in your search by registering as a new user of RootsChat (free site) then scroll down to their 'Emigrants to Australia' child board. Lots of help there. Some chatters have BDM indices to every State in Australia. You can post lookup requests.

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