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Offline Chris Nilsen

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Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« on: Friday 06 April 18 07:06 BST (UK) »
I am seeking some opinions about a brick wall I've hit.
Sedonia Buzzo was born on 23 Feb 1859 at Tregurtha Downs to a single woman Annie Buzzo, and baptised 25 Apr at St. Hilary.
The next record I can find for her is in August 1876 when she arrives in South Australia as an assisted immigrant.
Seventeen years of her life is missing from all records.
I have searched extensively in the 1861 & 1871 to no avail.
So I am looking for some 'thinking outside the box' ideas.
What options should I consider as to where she spent those 17 years, or what possibilities are there for her to appear in records not as I know her?
Thanks.
Chris.
Adelaide, Australia.

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #1 on: Friday 06 April 18 07:44 BST (UK) »
I keep coming back to this Sedonia in 1871 born in Cornwall in 1859 and living with her mother in Southampton.  The mother's name is a scrawl  :-\

Cocer Congdon 30  Married b Cornwall
Sedonia Congdon    12  b Cornwall

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #2 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:05 BST (UK) »
That name looks more like Levinia/Lavinia to me. The child, I mean.
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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #3 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:12 BST (UK) »
That name looks more like Levinia/Lavinia to me. The child, I mean.

I agree.

Lavinia Congdon birth reg Jun qtr 1859 Bodmin, mmn Lean.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #4 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:13 BST (UK) »
Yes - sadly F M P transcribes the child as Lavinia  :-\

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #5 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:17 BST (UK) »
Is anything known/discernible about Annie?

I wonder whether she is Anna Buzza, 15, pauper scholar b St Hilary, in the workhouse at Madron in 1851.

Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #6 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:19 BST (UK) »
Looking at surname variants, I see there is also a Samuel James Buzza birth reg Dec qtr 1861 Penzance, baptised in early 1862 at Madron to mother Ann(e) Buzza.

Baptism details as follows, from Cornwall OPC:

15 Jan 1862 private baptism - mother Ann, abode Union House
21 Apr 1862 received into the church at Madron - mother Anne, abode Union House


Possible death for him as Samuel James Squire Buzza aged 1, Mar qtr 1863 Penzance.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #7 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:28 BST (UK) »
An Annie Buzza  was tried  on 16 March 1870 in Bodmin Cornwall for Larceny and sentenced to 1 month hard labour

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Re: Sedonia Buzzo 1859
« Reply #8 on: Friday 06 April 18 08:33 BST (UK) »
Just in passing, I note this wonderful detail from another Buzzo baptism at St Hilary:

21 Apr 1851

Deidamia* Buzzo, born 2 Feb 1851.  Parents: Richard (miner) and Esther, of Higher Downs.

*Name taken from a work called “The French Convert”, a leaf of which was produced at the font by the grandmother of the child.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)