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I'm looking for info on Adam Blair II 1851-1926 who married Norah Crowley 1856-1918.

Adam II co-founded one of the largest sawmilling operations on the West Coast,"Stratford, Blair, & Co.," mostly supplying timber to the hugh mining industry.

Adam was born in Scotland & moved to Hokitika from Aussie in 1866 with his brother & parents William T Blair & Christina Kerr.

This is on the Blair side which is my GG Grandmothers side; Grace Evelyn Blair 1879-

Descendant Names by Gen 1 Blair 2... 3 Drumm, Carter, Hobcroft, McKenzie(a)... 4 Thompson, Williams, 5 Haughey, Miles, Waghorn, Sangster, McKenzie(b), Millar, Gordon, 6 Flanagan, Edwards, Monk, Tuatini, Brenmuhl, Stevenson, Krishnan, Anchan.

This is on the Crowley side:

Norah Crowley b Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. The wife of Adam Blair II. Norah arrived in NZ approx 1871 age 15 presumably with her family.

Ancestral Names: Crowley, Robert Barnett 1848-1940 & Sarah Ewart 1848-1910 b Co. Deny, Ireland. Robert & Sarah with 3 daughters, Elizabeth, Ann & Amelia who was born during the journey arrived in Dunedin ex London 4 August 1875 ages 27,27,4y,2y & 6wks. onboard the James Nicol Fleming. Robert & Sarah appear to have lived various places, eventually ending up in Petone, Wellington.

Ancestral Name: Barnett, Ewart, Cannon, Meek.
Descendant Names: 1 Barnett 2 Tennent, Blair 3 Thompson 4 Parkinson, Ching, Haughy, Myles, Waghorn.

Dab (Domb)

I am now looking for info on my family in Russia Poland by the name of Dab.

Wolf Dab 1794 - 1848
Born Jew Strykow, Russia
He married Gnendal in 1823

Moszek Dab 1826
He married Hanna Ester Abramowicz in 26 Oct 1854.

Yankef Dab 1896 - 1941
Change of name in London to Jacob Domb
Looking for info b4 he left Russia like is schooling etc.

I need to find info on Wolf's parents & sibling's.

Tks 2 other family members who have been sending me the info on my family its been a great help for my family tree 4 when my children all grow up & c where our family cums frm.

1 comment(s), latest 4 years, 2 months ago


I have find mre info on my family Domb. Jacob changed to Domb when he moved to London bk in 1889 from Dab.

So I'm now looking for info on the Dab family from Strykow, Russia.

Wolf Dab Born: 1794 Strykow, Russia. Died: 3 April 1848 Strykow, Russia
Married: Gnendal in 1823 Strykow, Russia


I'm looking for info from wolf, so looking for his parents & siblings.


I'm looking for Malcomb Domb's family in San Francisco. Malcomb's parents were Flora Domb (nee Mawdsley) & Harry Domb. The last info. I have was that Malcom lived at 70 Lansing St, in 1935/1940 was his last known address. Malcomb was married with at least 1 child. I believe that Malcomb/Malcolm may have gone ova 2 Honolulu, Hawaii about 1940 onwards.

I'm also looking for Arthur Domb's family may also be in San Francisco. Arthur's parents were Frances Domb (nee Tarpley) & Israel Domb. Arthur married Gretta Rae Moore in 1949 & their son Howard.

I have info now on Malcomb Domb but now I need to know where he & his wife & child went 2 after 1940 from San Francisco.

I am also looking for any children of Israel Domb & Frances Tarpley which I think they may have also wnt to San Francisco.

Looking for any family members 2:
The daughter of Lewis/Louis Domb, she was born in England dueing the War around 1918-1919.
Ruth Amelia Salsbury (nee Domb) married Everett Frank Salsbury in 1943
Woolf Domb married Ngaire Frances Hayes/Burgess 1950
Benjamin married Ann Burnett 1950
Bernard Domb Father Eric Lewis Treverrow Domb, Mother Barbara Withers
Frances Domb " " " " " " " "
Lewis Domb " " " " " " " "
Ella Domb married Morris Goldenberg & had 1 child. Morris & child may had gone bk to Aussie
Ella Domb married Harold Nicolson Sinclair dnt no if they had any children or not
Ella Domb married Arthur Hemsworth dnt no it they had any children or not
Israel Domb married Frances Tarpley 1923
Leonard married Merle Robertson 1959 with 3 children
Arthur married Gretta Rae Moore 1949
Mary Domb married William Tyack
Mary Domb married Herbert Whitt.

Any more info would b great.

7 comment(s), latest 4 years, 5 months ago

Domb Family in NZ & London, England

I'm now looking for my family on the O'Riley side. Eric's parents are Elizabeth Johnson & William O'Riley.
I'm looking info on Patrick O'Riley who is Eric's brother & need info on any other brothers & sisters.

William's parents r Hannah & Bernard.
Elizabeth's parents r Mary & John.
Elizabeth & William got married about 1901.

I am looking for info on my mothers family. The Domb family came to NZ in 1901 nd landed in wellington.

I am also looking for Johnson's who lived in Whitemans Valley/Silverstream by the name Elizabeth who had 13 children nd same of them are: Frank, Brian, William, Ivan, Patrick nd that is all I no of the kids.

Leah Domb married Alfred Edward Ivin about 1966 nd have a son Wilfred Leslie Domb nd he married Evelyn Kate Valler nd had 3 kids.

Leah dead in 1970.
Alfred dead in 1966
Wilfred dead in 2001.

Any other infor plz e-mail me on [email protected]

8 comment(s), latest 3 years, 5 months ago

Domb/Ivin/Goldenberg/Sinclair/Hemsworth/O'Riley/Tyack/Whitt in New Zealand & Oversea

I am looking for family members that r still living or that have passed. Here in New Zealand, Australia, San Francisco, Russia, Poland, Ireland.

The info I have is:

Jacob Domb Born 1869 m Sarah Born 1861 in Russia they married 1872.
Jacob died 1941 Sarah died 1951 both in Wellington NZ

Leah Ivin (nee Domb) m Alfred Edward Ivin in 1912
Children Wilfred born 1913/Jean Esther born 1921/Raymond Arthur born 1926(living)

Louis m Eliza Murray (nee Williams) 1912 divorced 1919
Child Eric Lewis Treverrow 1914
Eliza had child frm 1st marriage
Lewis had daughter in England
Eliza than m Ernest Jane 1920

Eric Lewis Trevellow m Barbara Withers 1942
3 Kids Bernard, Frances, Lewis

Harry m Flora Mawdsley 1919
1 Kid Malcolm(Malcomb)
San Francisco Harry died.

Morris m Sarah Violet Lyons 1915
3 Kids Wolf, Benjamin, Ruth Amelia
then m Violet Myrtle Lane (nee Estall)1939 then m Edith Elliot 1945

Wolf m Ngaire Frances Hayes/Burgess 1950
Benjamin m Ann Burnett 1950
Ruth Amelia m Everett Frank Salsbury 1943

Ella m Morris Goldberg 1914 divorced 1917
1 daughter
then m Harold Nicholson Sinclair 1919
then m Arthur Hemsworth 1933

Rose m Herman Brown 1920
4 kids Harold, Judy, Millie, Lewis
then m Eric O'Riley
3 kids William, Colin, Rosie Eileen

Israel m Frances Tarpley 1923
Daughter Joyce 1925 died at the age of 4yrs

Leonard m Merle Robertson 1959
3 Kids

Arthur m Gretta Rae Moore 1949
Son Howard

Mary m William Tyack 1920
5 Kids William, Joseph, Charles,
Mrs L R Draper & Mrs W J Allpress
then m Herbert Whitt 1957

Looking for any of these family members that my still b around especially oversea.


Looking for any info on the drumm's from Ireland.

James Joseph Drumm
Born: abt 1842 Ireland but not sure if its Joneskillow in Ireland as cnt find the place any where on the maps.
Died: 1886 in Greymouth, South Island, New Zealand.
Married: 7 August 1870 to Estella Catherina Reyline who remarried after James Died.

Not sure bt they may have added the m to the name so it could of been Drum/Drumm.

2 comment(s), latest 4 years, 4 months ago


I'm looking for more info on my Grandfathers side of the family.

My Grandfathers name is Joseph Drumm born 1900-1970
married Hilda Jessie Leslie

Floretta 1907-1954
Cecil Donald
There son
Peter John Donald -2008
Peter has a child plus grandchild

Grace 1905-
Frederick Robinson
They have a child

Nora E 1901-
George Arthur King

Stella 1903-

We also have Blair/Thompson-Blair/Irving/Kerr/Crowley/Carters/McKenzie/Hobcroft from New Zealand, which I think r all on my Great Grandmothers side who is Grace Evelyn Blair who married my Great Grandfather which is Joseph's father.

4 comment(s), latest 8 months ago

Drumm from Joneskillow, Ireland

I am looking for info. bout my family. They came from Ireland to New Zealand but dnt no when or hw.

James Joseph Drumm born 1842 in Joneskillow, Ireland died 1886 Greymouth, New Zealand
Married Estella Catherina Reyline in 1870 born 1851 Sydney, Australia died 1929 Masterton, New Zealand

Children r:
James Frederick born 1871
John Louis born 1878
Mary Stella Marqretta Stella born 1880
Josephine Gertrude born 1875

I am looking for James parents & where he was born.

If any1 have any further info. plz contact me.


Drumm/Blair New Zealand

I'm looking for info on the drumm/blair side.

My great grandfather John Louis Drumm was married to Grace Evelyn Blair in New Zealand 1900.

There children were:

Grace Blair parents were Adam Blair & Norah Crowley.

Wondering if any1 has any info on both family's as still trying to find out info on James Joseph Drumm on when he arrived to New Zealand & if any family came ova with him. Dnt no if he came ova frm Ireland or sumwhere else.

Any info would b great.

18 comment(s), latest 4 years ago