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Offline annie_e

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Looking for STEVENSON family.
« on: Tuesday 29 September 20 06:45 BST (UK) »
The details I have so far are: County Armagh. William and Mary Stevenson (nee Waddell), son Joseph, born 1843, emigrated to Melbourne Australia about maybe 1863. Any help gratefully received.
Anne
MERCY - Australia, England, France
TEVENDALE, - Melbourne, Australia; Montrose, Scotland
CONACHER - Melbourne Australia; Montrose Scotland
BROWN - ditto
STEVENSON- Australia,Ireland

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Re: Looking for STEVENSON family.
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 30 September 20 15:22 BST (UK) »
Hi, I wasn't able to immediately find anything - where have you looked?  Do you have the Australian passenger lists to trawl through or any siblings or parents names to see if they provide any clues?

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Re: Looking for STEVENSON family.
« Reply #2 on: Friday 02 October 20 09:04 BST (UK) »
I haven't looked very deeply yet. I have good detail of descendants in Australia, but access to shipping indexes and other records is a bit difficult while Melbourne is in COVID lockdown. We are currently restricted to 5km from home and most of our offices are closed. I know Joseph married here in Australia in 1874 and his death certificate (1911) says "44 years in the State of Victoria", which make the journey out about 1867.
There are a number of siblings which I may follow up now. I am learning my way around Ancestry.com for a trial month. I can see how addictive this family history thing can become.
Thank you for replying
MERCY - Australia, England, France
TEVENDALE, - Melbourne, Australia; Montrose, Scotland
CONACHER - Melbourne Australia; Montrose Scotland
BROWN - ditto
STEVENSON- Australia,Ireland


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Re: Looking for STEVENSON family.
« Reply #3 on: Friday 02 October 20 10:15 BST (UK) »
currently concentrating on a number of Staffordshire families.

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Re: Looking for STEVENSON family.
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 03 October 20 19:38 BST (UK) »

Hi,

Welcome to RootsChat :)


I found this in "Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923",


Ship:  Queen Of The South
Date:  22 May 1863
Departure Port:  Liverpool

Arrival Date:  8 Aug 1863
Arrival Port:  Melbourne, Australia

Jos STEVENSON
Single male
Age:  20
Lab
Irish Adult


Another place to try in case they have a different transcription, you may have already used this site but just in case  :)

https://www.rootschat.com/links/01nbn/


Regards,
Daisy
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