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« on: Friday 14 June 19 13:58 BST (UK) »
I am looking for info on a Thomas Semple who was UK born as far as I know. His daughter Jane Semple was born in South Australia in 1843. I can't uncover any travel or passenger info for Thomas or indeed who his wife was.

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Re: Semple
« Reply #1 on: Friday 14 June 19 14:10 BST (UK) »
There is a Thomas Simple / Semple, wife Susanna and children including a Jane age 9 emigrating to Australia 27 October 1853 could they be the family

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS8N-KFV7?i=32
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Re: Semple
« Reply #2 on: Friday 14 June 19 14:17 BST (UK) »
Hmmm I guess it could be but other info we have is that Jane was born in Oz, more digging needed.

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« Reply #3 on: Friday 14 June 19 14:25 BST (UK) »

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Re: Semple
« Reply #4 on: Friday 14 June 19 14:37 BST (UK) »
Obit for Jane's daughter Louisa says her grandfather Thomas was a builder in Kent Town.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/45690426

Marriage notices for Robert and Martha state their father is of Kent Town:

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/97216023

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/31832084

Death of Susannah at College Road, Kent Town, wife of Thomas.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/94728606

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Re: Semple
« Reply #5 on: Friday 14 June 19 15:47 BST (UK) »
So that looks like the correct family group so they did indeed arrive from the UK so Jane wasn't born in Autralia

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Re: Semple
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 16 June 19 05:18 BST (UK) »
From the Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885  A good resource compiled in 1986 however I always attempt to validate the information.  There are errors and omissions.  It would appear the family were Irish.

SEMPLE Thomas b: c1817 MOG IRL d: after 1878
Arrived 1854 SULTANA
0ccupation Farm Labourer, Plasterer
Lived Kent Town
Married IRL Susannah born c1816 MOG IRL
Children Martha ROBERTS c1839-, Mary c1842-, Jane c1845-, Robt c1848-, Sarah c1850-.
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Re: Semple
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 16 June 19 05:52 BST (UK) »
I have just looked at trove.nla for Thomas Semple in South Australia and they have several articles on his insolvency hearing in July 1886.
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Re: Semple
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 16 June 19 08:32 BST (UK) »
From the Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885  A good resource compiled in 1986 however I always attempt to validate the information.  There are errors and omissions.  It would appear the family were Irish.

SEMPLE Thomas b: c1817 MOG IRL d: after 1878
Arrived 1854 SULTANA
0ccupation Farm Labourer, Plasterer
Lived Kent Town
Married IRL Susannah born c1816 MOG IRL
Children Martha ROBERTS c1839-, Mary c1842-, Jane c1845-, Robt c1848-, Sarah c1850-.

Thankyou what does MOG mean?