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Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« on: Thursday 01 October 09 14:04 BST (UK) »
I am trying to locate marriage details of Thomas albert McGrath born 1905 Belfast and Nellie Hazelhurst born 1907 probably England near Hoylake /Wirral. They both died in Australia, Thomas in '63 and nellie in '51. Their one child, a daughter (*) and may still be alive in Australia.

I have so far been unable to locate birth details for Nellie or marriage details in the UK.
Thomas was my granddads brother and was in the AIF in WW2. Photo is of Thomas & Nellie

Any help would be appreciated

Thank you

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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 01 October 09 14:23 BST (UK) »
Hi Bob,

Departed London 19 June 1936 aboard the ORSOVA They were ticketed to Melbourne

McGRATH Mrs N aged 30 Home Duties Country of last permanent residence England. Intended permanent residence in Australia. Address in UK 4 Carr Lane Hoylake Cheshire. She was not accompanied by her husband.
She was travelling with her daughter.

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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 01 October 09 14:43 BST (UK) »
Thanks Kris for the fast reply.  I reckon that they came back for the birth of the baby and that he went back out in advance of them after she was born.  As I said I couldn't find any ref here for their marriage so reckon that they married out there. Same with Nellies birth unless Nellie is short for another name.  I have to pick away at this one now.

Thanks again
Bob
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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 01 October 09 14:47 BST (UK) »
Further to my first post on this, Thomas & Nellie lived in Melbourne. They subsequently assisted my Aunt & her husband when they went out on the 10 Pom scheme. Thomas never registered as an Australian (so I've been led to believe)
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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 01 October 09 15:00 BST (UK) »
There is another arrival aboard departing London 30 Dec 1947 aboard the ORION

McGRATH Mrs N 41 not accompanied by husband. Country of last permanent residence England. Intended permanent residence in Australia. Address in UK 4 Newton Road Hoylake Wirral Cheshire
She was again accompanied by her daughter

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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 01 October 09 15:09 BST (UK) »
Not having much luck with Thomas.

Here is his entry from the nominal rolls

http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=A&VeteranID=423397

I do note Nellie's name is spelled Hazlehurst for daughters birth but I am not seeing a marriage in UK either. Getting late in Oz, so we will probably have to wait for morning to have someone look for a marriage and deaths in Vic.

Cheers Kris  :)
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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 01 October 09 15:20 BST (UK) »
Much earlier but this arrival does look promising

departing London 9 Oct 1924 aboard the EURIPIDES He was ticketed to Melbopurne

McGRATH Mr Thos 19 Lab Country of last permanent residence Ireland. Intended permanent residence in Australia. Address in UK 56 Tobergill St Belfast

not spotting any other arrivals for him.

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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 01 October 09 15:39 BST (UK) »
Looks like marriage in Vic is likely Bob.  ;D

Here we have the arrival of the unwed Nellie departing London 4 Jan 1930 aboard the OTRANTO She was ticketed to Melbourne. (Seems older than she should be but again a Hoylake address.)

HAZELHURST Miss N aged 29 a parlourmaid. Country of last permanent residence England. Intended permanent residence in Australia. Address in UK 52 Lee Road Hoylake Cheshire.

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Re: Thomas Albert McGRATH/Nellie HAZELHURST
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 01 October 09 21:41 BST (UK) »
Hello  there Bob

Following on from Kris's good work here is the marriage

Thomas ALbert McGrath married Nellie Hazelhurst in Victoria in 1934 reg no 6651

Thomas Albert McGrath died in 1963 at Melbourne, parents unknown reg no 13215

Nellie McGrath died in 1951 aged 45 at Fitzroy parents not stated reg no 4406

You can purchase and download  the marriage certificate if you wish to find her parents names for around $18.00 Australia.  The marrige certificate will tell you where and when born and her parents names.

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