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Henry BAKER Colyton, Devon and Waltham Cross

Looking for details on Henry BAKER. Born 1848 in Colyton. Married Elizabeth SAPSFORD in 1867 in Whitechapel, London, England. Family seemed to be then based in Waltham Cross. Children were: Mary, Polly, Harry, John, Rose, May Information on death and parents would be great. I believe parents were John Baker b. 1812 and Mary Ann PARSONS.

James FREEMAN and Alice BROWN - Glamorgan, Wales


I'm looking for information on James Freeman and Alice Brown.

Children include:

Alice Freeman
Cornelius Freeman
Edward Freeman
James Freeman
John Freeman
Nellie Freeman
William Freeman
Mary Elizabeth Freeman
18 Jan 1905 in Baddau, Llantrisant, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales

My ancester is Mary Elizabeth Freeman who came to Australia sometime in the early 20th Century.

I've been unable to find any details of her parents.

Any assistance would be great!


EDIT: I've been able to find some further information. I believe James FREEMAN's parents were Cornelius FREEMAN and Mary UNKNOWN, both born in Ireland (Londonderry for Cornelius and Cork for Mary).

It also appears that his wife, Alice, like James, while born in Wales had Irish parents, her mother was Ellen BROWN from Cork.


Would like information eg parents of James SANDILANDS b. 07 Dec 1795, Westminster d. 16 Dec 1867 Templestowe, Vic, Australia.

Married Margaret WILKINSON (b. 01 May 1795 Stock-On-Tees, Durham, England, d. 05 Jun 1863 Templestowe, Vic, Australia).

Her parents were George WILKINSON and Ann CLARKSON. James' daughter, Elizabeth Ann SANDILANDS (b. 1830, Londong, d. 1903 in Tallygaroopna, Vic, Australia) is my ancestor.

John HUGHES - Gloucestershire, England to Sandhurst, Vic, Australia

Looking for information on John HUGHES b. 1828 from Gloucestershire, England. He moved to Sandhurst (Bendigo) Vic, Australia where he died 14 May 1884. He married Sarah Ann DAVIS from Chew Magna, Somerset, England, 15 Apr 1852 in Melbourne, Vic, Australia. I believe his parents were John HUGHES and Louise MOXHAM. I have no details on these people, would love to know which villages or towns they are from.

MONTGOMERY - Downpatrick, County Down

Looking for information on John MONTGOMERY, b. 1816 in Downpatrick, Co Down, Ireland, d. 1892 Tallygaroopna, Vic, Australia. He married Elizabeth Ann SANDILANDS in Geelong, Vic, Australia 22 Aug 1849. Any details on his family or his life.

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MONTGOMERY and SANDILANDS - Tallygaroopna, Vic, Australia

Elizabeth Ann SANDILANDS, daughter of James SANDILANDS and Margaret WILKINSON. She was born in London about 1830 and died in Tallygaroopna in 1903. She married John MONTGOMERY in 22 Aug 1849 in Geelong, Vic, Australia. Interested in any family history or photos etc.

Photo Collection - Uni of Newcastle, Aus

Cultural Collections incorporates the University of Newcastle, Australia's Archives, Rare Books and Special Collections. It is the home of the historical and cultural memory of the University and its regional context.

Our role is to protect and safeguard the documentary history of the University and its regional context for current research and for future generations.

Lots of great images of Newcastle and surrounding areas as well as places visited by locals.

Uni of Newcastle Photo Collection

Rann and Baker Familys - Edmonton and Waltham Abbey - Website

Hi There,

If you are a member of the Rann or Baker Families based around Edmonton or Waltham Abbey or Waltham Cross areas, you might be interested in joining a website:

This site allows people researching this family to get in contact with each other and to share research and information.

My interest is in William Edward Rann and his wife May Baker and there many children, including my great grandmother, Emily Eliza Margaret "Midge" Rann.


RANN Sisters - Edmonton, England to Australia

Ranns in Australia

All daughters of William Edward Rann (b Waltham Abbey, Essex, England) and May Baker b 1879 Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England):

Emily Eliza Rann (b 03 Jan 1899,Edmonton, Middlesex, England d. 30 Jul 1971 Maidstone, Vic, Australia) married to John Whitley on 08 Jun 1920 in Edmonton, England. They left England in Dec 1930 for Melbourne.

Two of her sisters also came out Elsie and Rosa. Both were also based in the Melbourne area.


Ryerson Index - Aus Newspaper Obits Online

The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers. It also includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries.

It does cover some historical dates and it covers many regional papers. Good for people born in the 1900's onwards.