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Australia / Children of Hurtle St. Clair GUERIN
« on: Saturday 07 August 21 01:36 BST (UK)  »
I am looking for any information on the children of Hurtle St. Clair Guerin and his wife Rosalie Elizabeth (nee Andrews).  A son Geoffrey was born and died in 1927 in Sth Aust.
There was another son born in 1925 and a daughter in 1927.  Another son was born possibly after 1927. 
Any information would be appreciated.
Dunscore

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Australia / Eunice Harrington Green
« on: Saturday 07 August 21 01:08 BST (UK)  »
I am looking for information about the husband of Eunice Harrington Green.  Eunice was the daughter of Arthur and Ada Green.  Eunice was born in 1905 in Sth. Australia.  Her husband's surname to my knowledge was Stramrood.  His Christian name may have been Tony, but I suspect this was Anglicised as he sounds as though he could have been Dutch.  The few Stramroods I have located, do not appear to fit.  I could not find a marriage for them in SA, NSW or Victoria.  I did find a probably death for Eunice in NSW in January 1996 which appeared in the SMH on 13 Jan 1996, but that paper has not been digitized as yet.
Any help would be appreciated.
Dunscore

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Australia / Phyllis Elizabeth Sidwell Green
« on: Saturday 07 August 21 00:51 BST (UK)  »
I am looking for information regarding the husband of Phyllis Elizabeth Sidwell Green.  Phyllis was born in Sth Australia in 1907, the daughter of Ada and Arthur Green.  Phyllis apparently married a George Hardy who was born about 1898 but nothing else known about him.  They married in All Souls Anglican Church in St. Peters, Adelaide in 1932 and had two children, a girl and boy to my knowledge.  I believe that Phyllis died in 1999 but I don't know where. 

Any help would be appreciated.
Dunscore

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Australia / David Miller Dawson
« on: Wednesday 28 July 21 03:55 BST (UK)  »
I am researching my Dawson side of the family and have come across a discrepancy as to whom David Miller married.  David was the son of Thomas and Alison (nee Miller) Dawson, born in South Australia in 1878, the 6th of nine children. I believe he died in Sydney in 1936. The discrepancy is, did he marry Florence Maitland Wilson or Maitland Florence Burgess, possibly in Scots Church, Melbourne in 1909?
I found a son, Thomas James Dawson who was born in 1910 in Adelaide. I have no idea whether there were other children from the marriage, or if indeed, Thomas was David's child. 
Any information on David's marriage and birth and death details of his wife, would be very much appreciated.  I believe his wife could have been born in Victoria.

Cheers,
Dunscore

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Australia / Re: David Ralph Bierwirth
« on: Saturday 12 June 21 06:29 BST (UK)  »
Thank you Cupoflife and Sparrett,
That confirms some of the information I have. Interesting that you could not find a death for a sister of David either.  I did find the death of someone with exactly the same name and correct parents on
Ancestry, but that was in 1984 and it was the early 2000's that I met her, so whoever put that up, clearly has the wrong one!
Cheers,
Dunscore

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Australia / David Ralph Bierwirth
« on: Wednesday 09 June 21 00:50 BST (UK)  »
I am trying to locate any relatives of David Ralph Bierwirth born June 1923, died 2002 in Victoria.
Many years ago I met his sister and she sent me a copy of a book she had written and she dated it 1.11.06.  We kept in touch for a short time and then our correspondence ceased.  As she was born in 1926, I assume she could possibly be deceased or an elderly lady, hence not giving her name. They were the son and daughter of Rosalind Madge Bierwirth (nee Guerin).
I am currently researching the Guerin family as one has appeared on Ancestry DNA as being closely related to me.
Any help would be appreciated.
Dunscore

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Australia / Margaret and Ray Statton -
« on: Monday 29 March 21 04:35 BST (UK)  »
This may well be a "long shot" but I would like to be in touch with the child/children of Margaret and Ray Statton who, until their deaths, lived in Plymouth, Devon, England.

Margaret and I corresponded for several years and I visited her and Ray on two occasions when visiting the UK.  We were trying to find a connection between our families at the time.

I was going through some old emails I had printed out and found one dated 2006, asking for any information that I might be able to find regarding Statton/Tippett relatives in Victoria and Tasmania in the 1800's to mid 1900's.

At the time, I didn't have the internet and a lot of what I needed was not readily available.  However, I have now find some that might be of interest, obviously to her children if they too are as interested in family history as their mother was.

If anyone knows of Margaret and Ray and has contact with their children (think a son called in when I was at their home in the 1990's) please get in touch with me, as I would love to pass on what I have found.

Dunscore

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Australia / Re: James Slater - Victoria
« on: Monday 22 February 21 04:25 GMT (UK)  »
Thank you to Maddys 52, Gran and Jamjar for all your help in researching James Slater.

Some of the information confirmed what I had found and a lot of it was new information.
Although I can usually find SMH notices (as long as the papers have been digitized), I do have trouble with The Age and Herald Sun in Melbourne.
I could not locate The Age for the death of Martha Cecilia Slate which appeared 25 June 1977
or
Death for Margaret Dorothy Hoare whose death also in The Age on 17 March 1973.

I believe (from a distant relative) that Veronica Frances Emma b. 1899 married Laurence Michael Jones and had 7 children.  Apparently died from a stroke at 86, but that is only hearsay at moment.

I am not sure about Francis Joseph (Alexander) Slater either who possibly married Annie Louise Chandler.

Thank you jamjar, you certainly gave me a lot of information and I am very grateful.
Dunscore

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Australia / James Slater - Victoria
« on: Monday 15 February 21 00:08 GMT (UK)  »
I am trying to research the children of James Slater b. 1867 Victoria and d. 1933 Victoria and his wife Martha Cecilia (nee Harvey) Slater, b. 1893 Victoria and d. 1977 Victoria.  They had six children.  I do have scant info on the first three (their full names and years of births, plus their deaths).  I am looking for anything on the other three children whose names I believe were Leo Vincent, Desmond Xavier and Joan Carmel. 

Also, James was previously married to Margaret Kathleen O'Neill b. 1867 Ireland.  James and Margaret had 7 children to my knowledge.  Margaret died in 1902.

One was Edgar James Daniel Slater who possibly married Helen Jackson.  I don't know where/when they married or when either died or any family.

Another child was Francis (Frank) Jos. (presumably Joseph) Slater b. 1902 in Victoria.  I have no other info on him.

I would be grateful for any help please.
Dunscore

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