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Offline Mish

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James Kavanagh
« on: Monday 04 March 19 19:23 GMT (UK) »
Hi, this is my first time on here. I would be so grateful for any tips that can point me towards finding out more information about a grandfather born in South Africa. He was James Kavanagh (aged 24) who married Agnes Elizabeth Wilkinson (1929) in Cape Town. The certificate says he was born in South Africa. I have found information about Agnes but nothing else about James Kavanagh. Any help or tips would be most appreciated. Thank you, Mish

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Re: James Kavanagh
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 05 March 19 05:48 GMT (UK) »
marriage info for other members trying to help

Name    James Kavanagh
Event Type    Marriage
Event Date    22 Jun 1929
Event Place    Cape Town, Cape, Cape, South Africa
Age    24
Birth Year (Estimated)    1905
Spouse's Name    Agnes Elizabeth Wilkinson
Spouse's Age    24
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated)    1905
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PROBATE Record - is it possible he was left money aged ONE ??...any thoughts please ? at least it may be where he was living as a child ?

Name    James Edward Kavanagh
Event Type    Probate
Event Date    1906
Event Place    Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Province, South Africa
Relationship to Deceased    Child
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if it is your James he was left money by relatives in
1906
1922
1923
1938 .....all in Grahamstown ....no wonder Agnes married him .....lol
oakes,liverpool..neston..backford..poulton cum spittal(bebington)middlewich,cheshire......   sacht,helgoland  .......merrick,herefordshire adams,shropshire...tipping..ellis..  jones,garston,liverpool..hartley.dunham massey..barker. salford

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Re: James Kavanagh
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 05 March 19 08:51 GMT (UK) »
Hi Garstonite
Thank you so much for your information. It would be great to think he was left this money - but it didn't seem to feature in the family. He was quite an elusive character I am told. (Perhaps hoarding his money lol.)
I am finding it difficult to find a birth certificate for him. I would like to know who his parents were.
Thank you ever so much.