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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #9 on: Friday 17 January 20 07:16 GMT (UK) »
Hi JM
Thanks for that
This marriage certificate then is a MUST!
cheers
Patricia
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #10 on: Friday 17 January 20 23:11 GMT (UK) »
Another address from the WW1 record:

Letter to him from Army re a lost medal, dated 28 July, 1928 is addressed to
Mr T J Smith
18 Lydia St
Brunswick.

Also, his discharge was
28 February, 1917 - at Hobart, medically unfit

Thus there is the assumption that he came to Melbourne after that date.

Judith
DYER - Wilts, London, Somerset, MIDLANE - Hants, Wilts, SONE - Hants, WRIGHT - London, Hants, SEAGER - Deptford, DWYER, FERGUSON - Victoria, MASON - Woodford Vic, BALLARD - South Wales, GOULDBY - Lowestoft
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #11 on: Friday 17 January 20 23:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi Judith
Thank you for highlighting that information.
A timeline for Tom is beginning to fall into place, rather than random bits of information.
cheers
Patricia
Beeson, Booth, Brelisford, Clarke, Crawford, Cunningham, Davies, Fraser, Gould, Howl, Hodgetts, Humphrys, Isaac, Johnson, Jones, Kerr, McLeod, Newell, Newman, Rourke, Roxburgh, Stanyard, Stewart, Tresedder, White, Woolls
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #12 on: Friday 17 January 20 23:35 GMT (UK) »
If you look on Googlemap you can easily find 18 Lydia St.  I'm finding 324 Nicholson St a bit trickier - there seems to be a 324 Nicholson St EAST Brunswick but when I look on the street view the house shown appears to be no 69.  There is also 324 Nicholson St in Carlton which is now a nicely renovated upmarket terrace house.

Nicholson St is a long busy street, running through number of inner Melbourne suburbs and I would think that the numbering of houses, and even of suburb boundaries,  may well have changed over time.  The Brunswick section of Nicholson St has much modern building among the older houses - small office blocks, show-rooms, apartment blocks etc.  I also note a couple of houses in the area which look as though they may have been built in the 1930s or later.

18 Lydia St looks very nice with the touches of white painted bricks, ironwork lace on the porch, and a bit of a pediment. 

Judith
DYER - Wilts, London, Somerset, MIDLANE - Hants, Wilts, SONE - Hants, WRIGHT - London, Hants, SEAGER - Deptford, DWYER, FERGUSON - Victoria, MASON - Woodford Vic, BALLARD - South Wales, GOULDBY - Lowestoft
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 18 January 20 06:54 GMT (UK) »
To order the Victorian certificate if you decide to do so.
https://www.bdm.vic.gov.au/research-and-family-history/search-your-family-history
Scroll down to the how to instructions.

The uncertified image is the one you should order. $24.50

It will be available for download immediately upon payment.
The information it contains will have been provided by the parties themselves.

Sue
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 18 January 20 07:08 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Sue,
How good is it to be able to download straight away instead of having to wait for snail mail.
Patricia
Beeson, Booth, Brelisford, Clarke, Crawford, Cunningham, Davies, Fraser, Gould, Howl, Hodgetts, Humphrys, Isaac, Johnson, Jones, Kerr, McLeod, Newell, Newman, Rourke, Roxburgh, Stanyard, Stewart, Tresedder, White, Woolls
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 18 January 20 07:19 GMT (UK) »
Hi sue
that was easy ordering the certificate and paypal makes it even easier.
Now to take a look and see what it says.
Patricia
Beeson, Booth, Brelisford, Clarke, Crawford, Cunningham, Davies, Fraser, Gould, Howl, Hodgetts, Humphrys, Isaac, Johnson, Jones, Kerr, McLeod, Newell, Newman, Rourke, Roxburgh, Stanyard, Stewart, Tresedder, White, Woolls
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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 18 January 20 07:42 GMT (UK) »
Hi Patricia not sure if this would be your Thomas John Smith in this newspaper article.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/155752375?

There may be court records that may give more details about him.This Thomas John Smith would have been born about 1895 the same age ( so your Thomas reckoned on his army papers) as your Thomas. If its him he may not have been lieing about his age on enlistment.

 Johngirl
JOHN- Pembrokeshire Wales.  FREEMAN -England?
MEDLICOT -Monmouthshire Wales.
ISAAC -Gloucestershire and Liverpool.[Toxteth Park] SNOW- England .Convict. FRAZER- England.Convict.
DEAL -Ireland .Convict.
KEMP -Saint Mary Cray Kent.Eynsford Wilmington England.Convict.
BLACKBERRY -Whitechapel .Convict. CONDON -alias
DUFFY-Brighton England. Convict.
BANTICK -Ixworth Sussex England. Convict.
JONES England????[George]Convict.
ROSE-England. Convict.
All came to Tas

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Re: Road block - SMITH, Thomas John
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 18 January 20 07:53 GMT (UK) »
New information from the marriage details between Tom and Hilda May Ross,

Tom's occupation is given as a Gardener and his address is 24 Eastbourne Street, Windsor.
Tom's father is William Smith, occupation Driver
Tom's mother is Matilda Cowen.

Hilda's address is given as 387 High St, Prahran and occupation is Domestic duties and she was aged 18.

Patricia
Beeson, Booth, Brelisford, Clarke, Crawford, Cunningham, Davies, Fraser, Gould, Howl, Hodgetts, Humphrys, Isaac, Johnson, Jones, Kerr, McLeod, Newell, Newman, Rourke, Roxburgh, Stanyard, Stewart, Tresedder, White, Woolls
Census information is Crown copyright, from
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/