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John and Marion (Mary Ann/e) (Nee Biggs) HARLEY Wigan England and Mingo Crossing Queensland Australia

John (Jack) Harley, son of George Harley and Sophia Stewart, born 1857 Cupar Scotland married Marion Biggs 1881. Eldest child, daughter Jeanette, born 1881. Immigrated to Queensland Australia 1883, arriving Maryborough Queensland 1884. Infant son George died during the voyage. Family settled Mingo Crossing, between Gayndah and Mount Perry. Other children included sons John, James, John James, Thomas and George (who survived to adulthood) and daughters Marion Dora and Dora Marion. John worked as railway guard. In 1889 John was charged with wife dessertion and remanded in Childers. Seems to have gone to Cloncurry area and worked as a miner. To date, only known record of John's death is Queensland State Archive's intestacy file for son John. Mother Marion as NoK stated that husband/father John died Cloncurry (Qld) 1912.
Any help to confirm details of John's death, funeral, burial would be appreciated.

Seeking information on Alexander McLardy and Ann Faulds of Glasgow, Scotland and Australia

Am seeking information of Alexander McLardy and his wife Ann formerly Faulds who married Glasgow and immigrated to the Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia, both in 1864. In Glasgow they had their eldest son, Alexander, and a child who subsequently died. In Australia they had 7 children who lived to adulthood.

Any information on Alexander and Ann's life in Scotland and Alexander's lineage would be greatly appreciated.

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Seeking information on Robert FAULDS - Scotland and New Zealand

Robert FAULDS
B Circa 1812 Campsie Scotland. Father:Colin FAULDS Mother: Currently unknown
Occupation: Dairyman
M at aged 24 (Circa 1836) Jane CLUGGIE Kirkintolloch Scotland
Jane could possibly have a first/second name of Ann, or there could be a second marriage involved
Daughter Ann(ie)b 1840/42 Kirkendulie Glasgow Scotland
Older son (B Circa 1835) mentioned on Robert's death certificate-name currently unknown
Emigrated to New Zealand at approx age of 61 years, circa 1873
D 2 November 1890 Green Island Dunedin New Zealand of Senile Debility Buried 4/11/1980 Cemetery Green Island

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