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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #9 on: Friday 14 August 20 21:39 BST (UK) »
On your other thread you stated you thought approximate arrival between 1899 and 1903 but from his death notice it sounds to me like Anges was already in Melbourne when he died.

Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935)
Sat 11 Mar 1899
DEATHS.

MILES.ó On the 28th January, at Kimberley, South Africa, Henry M. Hamilton, the dearly beloved husband of  Agnes Patterson Miles, late of South Melbourne , aged 46 years.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/196512326

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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #10 on: Friday 14 August 20 23:12 BST (UK) »
I have posted on the other thread, I have a different understanding from giblet re the meaning of 'late of' in death and funeral announcements.  To me, it refers to the deceased person, not to the living family. 

Yes, quite often, the deceased and his/her family members would have lived together in the one household, but .... 'late of'  is NOT confirming that Agnes was living in South Melbourne when her husband died in South Africa.

 The notice does not state anything about where Agnes or the children were living when he died.

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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 15 August 20 00:50 BST (UK) »
I have posted on the other thread, I have a different understanding from giblet re the meaning of 'late of' in death and funeral announcements.  To me, it refers to the deceased person, not to the living family. 

Yes, quite often, the deceased and his/her family members would have lived together in the one household, but .... 'late of'  is NOT confirming that Agnes was living in South Melbourne when her husband died in South Africa.

 The notice does not state anything about where Agnes or the children were living when he died.

JM ... one finger typiste ...  ::)

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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #12 on: Monday 17 August 20 13:47 BST (UK) »
It seems from the limited given details that only 3 daughters came with mum to Australia. Is it possible that there could have been a few boys as well? Iíve got a mum with a family of six who arrive on the Moravian in 1899. Port of embarkation: Cape town
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKW-5WGX-J

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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #13 on: Monday 17 August 20 23:30 BST (UK) »
It seems from the limited given details that only 3 daughters came with mum to Australia. Is it possible that there could have been a few boys as well? Iíve got a mum with a family of six who arrive on the Moravian in 1899. Port of embarkation: Cape town
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKW-5WGX-J


That looks promising.     :)   daughters aged 3, 8, 5 and sons aged 22, 10, 12.  Mrs M aged 42. all for Melbourne.

The Argus, 1 April 1899.  SS Moravian.
The new Aberdeen White Star line steamship Moravian arrives in Hobson's Bay on her maiden voyage to the colonies ...
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9526401

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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 18 August 20 04:01 BST (UK) »

1901 Melbourne Directory:
ďMiles, Harry, 49 Agnes-st, Jol.Ē (= Jolimont/East Melbourne )
i.e. the same address as in the 1903 ER

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Re: When did my Grandmother and her Mother and sisters arrive in Melbourne?
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 27 August 20 01:01 BST (UK) »
Hi Sue,
The men with my Nanna, Constance, her two younger sisters, and their mother, Agness were the sons of Agnes and her late husband, Harry Mowat Hamilton Miles, who had died in the Kimberley, South Africa in 1899.
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