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Looking for information on Peter Shields

Peter Shields born around 1820. No record of birth found. He was a rivitor so we presume he was working on the Clyde somewhere. He died before 1865.
Married to Mary Dougherty, no record of marriage found.
James Shields their eldest son born Feb 1845 in Lanarkshire Scotland.
Living in Dorset Street Anderton Glasgow.

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Looking for any info or photos of :- Elsie Evelyn Maude Cornelius

Timeline for Elsie
Born 03/09/1877 Moonta
Completed School Moonta (aged 13/14)in 1891
Left Moonta for Adelaide with mother and siblings.
Arrived in NZ 1902
Worked as a draper in Devonport Auckland.
Liaison with Tom Braithwaite Eteson in Auckland 1905 ( Tom lived in Sydney)
Her son Thomas Braithwaite Cornelius born 16/03/1906 and was adopted in Auckland in August 1906.
Elsie was in Auckland Hospital for Endometritis, admitted 31/08/1907 to 24th Sept 1907.
Where was she between 1908 to 1919?
She was back in Adelaide 1919 or earlier at living at Young Street Parkside
She married Thomas Edgar Hogarth (age 69) in St Pauls Church Adelaide on 28th Jan 1920.
Thomas Hogarth (and his brother John) had recently sold their share in Anna Creek Station and his address was the Gresham Hotel Adelaide at the time of the marriage.
They moved into their home in 16 Sussex Street Westbourne Park Adelaide after the wedding.
Thomas Hogarth died 15th Oct 1929 at home.
Elsie and her mother Agnes remained living at the house, Agnes died 24/05/1939
Elsie stayed on at 16 Sussex Terrace until her death 18th October 1949 (age 72).
A Miss Vera Bradley was looking after Elsie in her later years, and Vera was allowed to have the use of the home in Elsie's will until her death in 1970.


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Looking for Eteson family

The Eteson family name was started in mid 1700's by William Edeson. He was a butcher, landowner in KNARESBOROUGH North Yorkshire the family had recently moved there from Riply, and he changed his name because there was already a William Edeson in the town.
Eteson is pronounced as EATson.
The Edeson family was from the Ripley area and have been traced back to 1550.
The earliest reference of the name is a Robertus Edeson in Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for the year 1379 in Killinghall in the Ripley parish


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