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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 15 May 11 00:59 BST (UK) »
Travelling alone - Petrina aged 55 arrived Southampton 20.12.1950 from Argentina

address 32 Ashfield Rd  Sneintor Dale Notts
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 15 May 11 01:05 BST (UK) »
Thanks again for all this information. They certainly liked to travel!

Given that we haven't seen William Connon, the father, does this mean that he didn't leave the UK? I can't find a death for him in Scotland.
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 15 May 11 01:15 BST (UK) »
Given Isabella's age in 1910 and the age of her children - I would find it unlikely that she would have opted to travel to Argentina unless William was already there.  However - it is strange that he has never accompanied her back to England so may have died in Argentina

Isabella is first found in 1920 on the passenger lists so William may possibly have died between 1910-1920
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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 15 May 11 19:28 BST (UK) »
Hello again,

I've found a tree with Charles Edward Connon in it.
He was born 16 Aug 1929 in Nottingham, and died 4 Aug 2007 in Buenos Aires. It also gives the details of his wife (now deceased) who he married in 1955.

I have sent a message to the owner of the tree so will hopefully get a reply.

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #22 on: Monday 16 May 11 08:38 BST (UK) »
Hugh Taylor Connon came back to the UK on 19th Nov 1942 onboard the Highland Princess,travelling from Buenos Aires in to the port of Belfast.

He was 37 and of 78 Chesterfield Road Kings Heath Birmingham.He was an employee.

Maybe the rest of the family were still out there and he'd been to visit?

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #23 on: Monday 16 May 11 08:39 BST (UK) »
Incoming passenger lists

Hugh Taylor Connon aged 37 arrived Belfast 19.11.1942 from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Address given as 78 Chesterfield Rd Birmingham.  No other person travelling with him surname Connon

Oops sorry Carole- I've missed a page out in this thread !

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #24 on: Monday 16 May 11 17:23 BST (UK) »
I was thinking it is interesting that Hugh sailed back to Ireland during WW2.
Although Ireland was neutral, this must still have been a dangerous trip to take.

You wouldn't think he would come back to Britain during those years unless he really needed to.

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #25 on: Monday 16 May 11 17:31 BST (UK) »
There is a Hugo Connon (b.1905) setting sail from London to Buenos Aires on 26 Sep 1946.

So he seems to have returned to Britain for the duration of the war.

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Re: Connon: Missing Family
« Reply #26 on: Tuesday 17 May 11 04:21 BST (UK) »
Hello all,

Some more sailings by members of this family:

1.  On board the “Antilles”, departed Southampton on 6 December 1959: Destination: La Guaira, Venezuela

Charles Connon, DOB 16 Aug 1929, sales representative
Jacqueline Connon, DOB 20 Jul 1932, housewife
Catherine Connon, DOB 19 Jun 1957
Stephen Connon, DOB 5 Oct 1959

The address for all in the UK was c/- Standard Triumph Sales Ltd., Canley, Coventry.

All were recorded as being citizens of the UK; their country of last permanent residence was England, and their country of intended permanent residence was listed as Venezuela


2. On board the “Highland Chieftain”, departed London on 16 October 1929, Destination: Buenos Aires:

George Connon, 36, beef packer
Petricia (sic) Connon, 34, wife
Robert Connon, 1
Charles Connon, 1 month


3. On board the “Highland Glen”, departed London on 20 September 1923, Destination: Buenos Aires:

George S Connon, 29, clerk


4.  On board the “Alcantra”, departed Southampton on 9 February 1951, Destination: Buenos Aires:

Petrina Connon, 55


(#s 2, 3 and 4 were transcriptions only – the image viewer decided to quit at the vital moment)


Rob