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Ireland / Re: Tweedie
« on: Wednesday 22 November 17 22:33 GMT (UK)  »
Yes, I guess DNA is the only way to be sure. I have been considering doing DNA but it's not high on the agenda at the moment. By the way, my 2xgreat grandfathers full name was William John Tweedy, and my great grandmother was Martha Tweedy.

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Ireland / Re: Tweedie
« on: Tuesday 21 November 17 21:44 GMT (UK)  »

Hi, I have been reading your Rootschat comments on your Tweedy Family. I too am researching my great great grandfather William Tweedy from Newry (Co Down). William was a convict transported to Australia in 1849; he was 17 years old and the ONLY info I have on him is he was born 1830 was Presbyterian and spent time in the Newry Workhouse. He seems to have been educated and could read and write, always signing his name, not using a mark (X). He married in Australia, children Elizabeth (d) Mary, Martha, Robert, Jane, Ellen, Sarah and William (d), and a second William. As Banbridge was within 15 miles of Newry, I am hoping your Tweedy/Tweedie may be the family I am looking for. Hope to hear from you. Kind regards, Narelle.

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Australia / Re: Goobang Cemetery
« on: Tuesday 09 September 14 00:14 BST (UK)  »
Well I have finally worked out how to post here. lol.. Thanks for all your help Shelley. I am waiting on the death cert for Ann, fingers crossed it is the Ann I am hoping for. I will keep you updated.

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Scotland / Re: Scottish Radicals 1820
« on: Tuesday 12 November 13 02:08 GMT (UK)  »
Yes I am 3xgreat granddaughter of James Wright. Scottish Radical 1820. I am searching for this first born son who was 12 months old when James was transported to Australian. So anyone who can help out with info one James Wright (jn) and his mother Frances (nee Farmer) I'd love to hear from you.

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