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Kent / Re: Goldsmith Family Ramsgate Kent
« on: Saturday 03 March 12 10:36 GMT (UK)  »
ah John nothing like being a PM....!!!  ;)

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Kent / Re: Goldsmith Family Ramsgate Kent
« on: Saturday 03 March 12 08:33 GMT (UK)  »
thanks John & Deb - always good to find more info - mine also lived in Williamstown .. thanx from Margot in not so wet Melbourne... :-*

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Kent / Re: Goldsmith Family Ramsgate Kent
« on: Friday 02 March 12 07:42 GMT (UK)  »
Hi John, good to find another Goldsmith relative - mine was Maria Ann Goldsmith who 'married' Jabez Janes.
daughter of Charles Goldsmith and Maria Freeman. am happy to share with you.
Margot in Melbourne. (see my earlier posts....)

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Hampshire & IOW Lookup Requests / Re: Hampshire Jabez Janes
« on: Saturday 31 December 11 01:09 GMT (UK)  »
thanks Nell, oh well maybe something will turn up - I can't access his marriage cert from here in Australia..hot hot here today - you got snow over there yet..? thanx Margot  8)

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Hampshire & IOW Lookup Requests / Re: Hampshire Jabez Janes
« on: Thursday 29 December 11 00:30 GMT (UK)  »
thanks Little Nell for looking for me Jabez Janes.  He is a mystery to us, I can't find his death either in Victoria.  all we know is that he came to Australia and was supposed to have married my great grandmother Maria Goldsmith in 1854 in Victoria and they had 5  children and in 1870 he was charged with deserting Maria and their 5 illegitimate children. I was hoping to find more about him as to why he did not marry my great grandmother - then thinking he was already married in 1843 to Maria Cooper in Hampshire. do you know if Maria Cooper when his wife as Maria Janes died before he came to Australia in 1854..???? thank you, Margot in Melbourne. 8)

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Hampshire & IOW Lookup Requests / Re: Hampshire Jabez Janes
« on: Wednesday 28 December 11 09:55 GMT (UK)  »
thanks Pam for that info - is there more info on Jabez Janes - my great grandfather..?
Jabez Janes married Maria Cooper March quarter 1843 New Forest Hampshire/Wiltshire 8 293

in 1851 H0107/1685 folio 447 page 4 Speen Berkshire - you have him with wife Maria Cooper living at Pound House - Jabez James, Plasterer?? age 31 born Bremore Hampshire
Maria wife age 36 born New Forest Edgeworths Lodge Istra Parothal Hampshire.

is there any record in 1841 Census or earlier of a Jabez Janes born Bremore Hampshire in or around 1820-22? Are there records of his parents names or marriage or siblings please. any help would be appreciated.. thank you, Margot in Melbourne. 8)

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Kent / Re: Goldsmith Family Ramsgate Kent
« on: Friday 16 December 11 00:48 GMT (UK)  »
looks like Debbie solved part of the mystery and that young Walter Joseph Goldsmith went to Sydney and stayed there with his brother Charles James Goldmsith, as I've found no trace of him in Melbourne. looks like the sisters all went to Melbourne - Maria, Sarah & Caroline.
But the other Walter Thomas Goldsmith who died in Williamstown could be a cousin of the Goldsmiths who also lived in Williamstown.  any body know..??
Walter Thomas Goldsmith - 1847-1888
 Born: Gravesend, Kent, , England
 Died: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia
Father - James Cook Goldsmith 1815-1884
Mother - Elizabeth Walter 1819-1885.
thanks Debbie, Margot in Melbourne. 8)

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Kent / Re: Goldsmith Family Ramsgate Kent
« on: Thursday 15 December 11 00:21 GMT (UK)  »
thanks Roger, the other Walter Thomas Goldsmith could be related back a generation or so, but I'll leave it up to you guys in the UK to sort that out, as now I've completed this research into which Goldsmiths came out to Australia, I can now finish my family history book and get it printed before Xmas.. and go out in that lovely sunshine we have here.. have a happy Xmas y'all.. hugs from your cousin in Australia..Margot 8)

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Kent / Re: Goldsmith Family Ramsgate Kent
« on: Wednesday 14 December 11 08:01 GMT (UK)  »
ho ho more research done today....
Elizabeth Pullen Goldsmith child of Charles Goldsmith and Maria Freeman (Baptised 26/7/1835, St Georges, Ramsgate (LDS IGI) emigrated to Australia 1854 (this info & marriage from Ancestry members family tree) and married Peter Bedford Keogh/Keough in Australia.  Digger records show Elizabeth Goldsmith and Peter Bedford Keough had a son named Thomas Henry Keough in 1859 Burnt Creek, and his death at Maldon, Victoria, a gold mining town in 1882 with mother named as Elizabeth Pullin Goldsmith, and father Peter Bedford Keough.  Other children listed as all born in Lockwood, Victoria ( near the gold-mining town of Bendigo)  were - Frederick William Keaugh in 1862, Charles Keough in 1864, died age 5 yrs in 1870,  Ellen Maria Keough in 1867, Walter Keough in 1869, Caroline Esther Keough in 1872, and Clara Jane Keough in 1874.  Elizabeth Pullen Goldsmith was the sister of our Maria Ann Goldsmith) and these children were her nieces and nephews.  Interesting how some of the names are repeated in the family..

This then makes the children of Charles Goldsmith and Maria Freeman from Kent England who were found to have gone to Australia as
Charles James Goldsmith (b.1826) Married Anna Maria Lawrence 1857 Sydney NSW
d.1867 Petersham NSW)
Maria Ann Goldsmith (b.1833 Ramsgate) had 6 children to Jabez Janes in Williamstown, Victoria.
Elizabeth Pullen Goldsmith (b 1835) married Peter Bedford Keogh/Keough in Australia, and had 7 children born in Lockwood near Bendigo, Victoria..
Caroline Frances Goldsmith (b.1841 Ramsgate)  married Archibald Price in 1859 in Williamstown.  d.1869 Williamstown, Victoria.
Sarah Ellen Elizabeth Goldsmith (b.1846) married Henry Hall in 1865 in Williamstown.  if any one wants more info please contact me - Margot in Melbourne. 8)

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