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Missing Ancestors List




Information Request posted:  Saturday 7 July, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

George Arthur Partick Meade

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Ponypridd, Wales

Background Information:

Emigrated to Australia in 1973 approx returned to the UK a couple of times, last seen 1987, and then he returned to Australia. Has at least 3 children living in Australia, Ian, Liza and Patrick. I am his daughter.

Information Required:

Is he still alive and where is he?

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Information Request posted:  Sunday 3 June, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Jeffrey Lynn Butler

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Circa 1949

Background Information:

Jeffrey was born in Genese, Batavia, New York circa 1949, to Stanley Edward Butler, a returned American serviceman (son of Frank Butler and Mary (May) Norris) and Hazel Jean Milham, an Australian. Stanley and Hazel were married in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, where one son, Harry, was born. Stanley was injured in the course of his was duties, and repatriated back to America, where he was when peace was declared. Hazel left Brisbane for America in 1946, leaving behing their son, Harry, in the care of his grand-mother. A daughter Lynette Jean Butler was born in Genese, Batavia circa 1947.

Information Required:

Any information would be welocme. Would especially like to know if Jeffrey is still alive, and if he wishes to correspond with his brother, whom he most probably knows nothing about.

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Information Request posted:  Sunday 3 June, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Ruby Yvonne Parker

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Circa l920 in Grafton, Australia

Background Information:

Yvonne married a dutch airman in WWII and had twins. He died. She remaried J.H. Thesingh (who was previously married in 1943 to Cettien Macevoy and there was a daugther named Tian). Thesingh died in l965. Yvonne died 15.11.00. She (Yvonne was my mother) had twin sisters about ten years younger called Betty? and Fay? Family lived in Newcastle NSW at 53 Castlereagh Street.

Information Required:

Is Tian still alive? And is there any family of Yvonne left, and who were they?

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Information Request posted:  Saturday 18 May, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

William YOUNG

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Abt 1858, England

Background Information:

William Young, fathered a child (Clarence William Young) in 1896 with Keziah Hall. Kezia was a widow at the time and although Clarence's birth certificate says William & Kezia married, this was not so. Clarence was born in Maryborough, Vic & William was the informant for the birth registration. He gave his age at 38 years, occupation bricklayer & place of birth St Talbot, England. Nobody knows what happened to William as he seems to have disappeared.

Information Required:

Any information on William Young appreciated, esp. other marriages, parents, siblings, death or even where he went?

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Information Request posted:  Tuesday, 1 May, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Ronald Holmes

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

circa 1931

Background Information:

Son of Clifford & Adelaide Ruby, Brother of Roy. Came to Australia from England via Hong Kong. Both mother and father are deceased. Ronald was last known to be living in Victoria, moving there from St Leonards in Sydney approximately 50 years ago.

Information Required:

Where is he now ? Is he still alive ? I would like to make contact as he is my uncle. If he isn't still alive I would like still like to make contact with any family he may have.

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Information Request posted:  Tuesday, 1 May, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Edith Gladys NOYES

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Born 1911 in Gosport, Hamshire. UK

Background Information:

Edith emigrated to Australia, aged 18, in 1929. She landed in Sydney in December of that year. She was contacted approximately one year later, since then nothing has been heard of her. She was described as an outgoing person, with a bubbly personality. Her parents were Frederick and Ellen Noyes. She had one sister, Ellen Grace and two brothers, William and Harry.

Information Required:

Is Edith still alive? Are there any living relatives in Australia? Any information would be gratefully received.

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Information Request posted:  Thursday, 26 April, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Kenneth Gordon Boulter

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Adelaide South Australia circa 1928

Background Information:

Father Oswald Lyndsay Gordon Boulter

Information Required:

Any information relating to Kenneth Gordon Boulter

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Information Request posted:  Thursday, 26 April, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Ian Hulland

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

born in Birmingham UK. age 45

Background Information:

Lived in Erdington Birmingham in 1976 then disapeared.

Information Required:

Seek information

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Information Request posted:  Thursday, 26 April, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Lillan Reichel

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

65+

Background Information:



Information Required:

Any information relating to Lillan Reichel

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Information Request posted:  Tuesday, 17 April, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Ernie Brown

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Born Molong NSW

Background Information:



Information Required:

Seek information

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Information Request posted:  Saturday, 7 April, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Victor Vaughn Bruce Credland

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Born approximately 1947 in Chattam, Michigan, USA

Background Information:

Caucasian, parents were Earl and Lillian Credland, he graduated from Ebon High School in Ebon, Michigan; was merchant marine, missing distal half of index finger of right hand,unmarried, no children, last seen Hancock, Michigan in 1973, reported missing to police department in Temperance, Michigan--his last known address,he desired to live in Australia

Information Required:

Seek to correspond or phone

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Information Request posted:  Saturday, 7 April, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Shane Jones

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Approximate age 48; born Melbourne

Background Information:



Information Required:

Seeking Shane's whereabouts

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Information Request posted:  Sunday, 11 March, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Charles William ERWOOD

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

26 July 1891, Islingon, London, UK

Background Information:

Charles Erwood emigrated to New Zealand in early 1914.He enlisted in the NZ Army at the outbreak of WWI and served at Gallipoli before being invalided home in January 1916. He married Cara SARGISSON in 1920 and they had two children. He disappeared in March 1936 and was never heard of again by any member of his family, either in NZ or the UK. He was 44 years old when he disappeared, his height was about 5'9" and he was of medium build with light brown wavy hair, blue eyes and a brown birthmark on one wrist. He also had tattoo-marks on one or both forearms and he wore spectacles. He was a garage proprietor before his disappearance and prior to that had been a sheep farmer in NZ and a ship's steward sailing out of London.He was 'believed' to have gone to Australia and may have worked on sheep or cattle stations after his arrival.

Information Required:

Does anyone have a father or grandfather who was unusually secretive about his past and who might have fitted the above description? If he re-married and had more children it would have been after March 1936. For many years his granddaughter has been searching for evidence of his life after that date. Any information, or possible information, about him and his life in Australia, no matter how tenuous, would be more than welcome.

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Information Request posted:  Monday, 5 March, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Caroline Anne Macpherson

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

approx 50 years

Background Information:

Caroline parents names were Enid Gladys Ellis and George David Macpherson. She had a sister named Gayle who died in 1967. They lived around Woollongabba, Nundah and other parts of Brisbane. She worked at Elptonstones in Brisbane in 1967, I beleive she married but I don't know her married name.

Information Required:

Seeking Caroline's whereabouts

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Information Request posted:  Friday, 23 February, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

John Douglas

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1942 NSW

Background Information:

Parents Percy and Amy Douglas believed to have lived in San Souci, NSW in 1972. Lived in South Australia breifly in the 70's.

Information Required:

Seeking Johns' whereabouts or any family members.

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Information Request posted:  Tuesday, 20 February, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

John (Jack) Randolph PEARCE

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1877 Traralgon, Victoria, Australia

Background Information:

Marriage rec. # 437 in 1902 at Mincha, Victoria to Mary CAMPBELL. The marriage breakup was as follows, A cousin recalls that Jack apparently brought home a girl and introduced her to Mary as his cousin May Taylor who was looking for work. She stayed with them for about 2 years until Mary ran into May?s brother, Fred while in Melbourne one day. He was surprised to hear that May was with them as he had seen May a few weeks before up country. It transpired that the unknown lady was Jack?s lover who had been living in the same house all that time, and this was the cause of the marriage break-up. In recorded reminiscences by my father prior to his death in 1987, he stated that his last recollection was of his father at the Prahran (Vic) police courts when my father (born 1903) was about 15 years of age. His recollections do not indicate if this was before or after the war ended.

Information Required:

Any information relating to his life after marriage breakup and his death.

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Information Request posted:  Monday, 12 February, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

William BROWNE

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

abt1830 Somerset/England

Background Information:

William was married(?)(1860/61 Geelong) to Eliza LITTLE who came to Australia as a General Servant. His occupation was miller. They had 5 known children, Emily born 29/5/1863; Amelia born 17/3/1865; Charles William born 19/8/1867; Henry born 17/8/1869; & Arthur born 2/9/1871. Most of their lives were spent in/around the Collingwood area of Melbourne, Victoria.

Information Required:

Any information relating to his life in Australia and his death.

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Information Request posted:  Monday, 12 February, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Edward French

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

60

Background Information:

Edward was in the "Hollies" Orphanage in Sidcup in England

Information Required:

Where is he now?

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Information Request posted:  Thursday, 8 February, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Alvin Andrew Landen

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Nov 1917 Bedford, Iowa USA

Background Information:

married a Nellie WEBSTER and they had a son Barten LANDEN in about 1944

Information Required:

Information relating to his death (Presumed to have died in Aug of 1980 in the Brisbane area in Australia)

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Information Request posted:  Monday, 5 February, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Claude Nicholas Rogerson

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

22nd September, 1913

Background Information:

Last heard of in 1965 when returning to Melbourne from Sydney. Neice would like to contact. Parents Claude William and Mary-Anne Rogerson. Sisters Vera Mary and Annie Joanna (both deceased.).

Information Required:

Would like to know if still alive.

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Information Request posted:  Monday, January 29, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Tihema O'Brian

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

31

Background Information:

MOTHERS NAME MICHELLE O'BRIAN WHO HAD TWO OTHER BOYS GUY AND TROY. A LATER PARTNER OF MICHELLE DIED IN A FIRE IN A BOAT SHED EXPLOSION IN THE EARLY EIGHTIES IN SYDNEY AROUND DARLINGHURST AREA. HIS NICK NAME WAS HOPPY.

Information Required:

Present where abouts of Tihema and Michelle.

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Information Request posted:  Friday, January 26, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Kelli Rae HORNSBY

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

32

Background Information:

Attended Parramatta State School, Cairns. Married Brett ELLA of Cairns in 1994 divorced 1997. Last known living in Sydney

Information Required:

Present where abouts.

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Information Request posted:  Sunday, January 21, 2001

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Thomas Edward JAMES

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

6 February 1911. Lower Chapel, Brecon, Wales

Background Information:

Emigrated from Wales to Australia around 1929/30. Parents were Edward Stephen James and Elizabeth Prichard. Called up Royal Australian Navy Volunteer Reserve 10/12/1942. Re-enlisted as a rigger Freemantle Division, Royal Australian Navy 1946. Wife's address in 1960 given as 58 Flinders Street, Queenscliffe, Victoria. W.A. Demobbed from RAN 17/12/1962. He is/was my father's brother.

Information Required:

Until I found out about his Navy service family rumour wrongly had it that he died during WW2 so I know nothing of his life in Australia. Any helpful information such as dates/civilian occupation/addresses/locations/marriage/death/children etc.would be very much appreciated

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Information Request posted:  Monday, December 11, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

JOZSEF FULOP

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1930, Hungry

Background Information:

Jozsef Fulop was born in Hungry but lived and worked in Coventry, England prior to immigrating Victoria, Australia in 1974.

Information Required:

Any information regarding Jozsef Fulop whereabouts since his arrival in Australia.

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Information Request posted:  Sunday, November 26, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Patrick Mcewen

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1836 Windsor NSW

Background Information:

Patrick was married to a Margaret (Work?) little known about any family back ground. He had several children; William Henry born 1866 Cassilis NSW, married 1910 Coonamble NSW Elizabeth Margaret born 1872 Mudgee NSW James Joseph born 1876 married Ruth M Wood 1900 John born 1870 Owen Andrew born 1874 Gulgong NSW

Information Required:

Marriage of Patrick as his wife had several maiden names listed. Any information on any silblings. Parick and Margarets Perants Any one related to them .

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Information Request posted:  Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Queenie Elizabeth Smith

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1915 in Northumberland Heath, England

Background Information:

Queenie was a Whiffen before she married John Albert George Smith on 16 October 1947 in Wilesdon Reg. District. Queenie's father was Thomas Whiffen and her mother Jessie (nee Blunt). Her siblings were Rosina born in 1911, Leonard in 1912 and ? died within 12 months. Florence (1916) and Violet (1920). There may have been older children.

Information Required:

Are there living relatives? Is Queenie still alive? Does anyone have any information on Queenie or John or even any of Queenie's siblings?

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Information Request posted:  Saturday, November 18, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

George John and Maryann Byrne

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

Dublin?? Ireland

Background Information:

George and Maryann (Murphy) Byrne came to Melbourne in the mid to late 1850's with their daughter Maria Alice, (only child known to us). Name of vessel they arrived on is unknown. They lived in the Prahran area of Melbourne. Maryann is known to have died in 1866. Maria wed John Francis Murphy in 1877 in Alma Street, St Kilda.

Information Required:

Any information on George and Maryann wanted, as well as any information on other children that they may have had.

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Information Request posted:  Saturday, November 18, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Sydney/Sidney MURPHY

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1890, Prahran, Victoria

Background Information:

Born to John Francis and Maria Alice (Byrne) Murphy, Prahran, Victoria in 1890. Wed on 29th March 1909 to Florence McIntosh in Prahran at the Church of Christ. The witnesses on his marriage certificate were William James Bennett and Ellen Bennett

Information Required:

Whereabouts unkown after 1928. At that time he resided in Carnegie/Murumbeena area of Melbourne. After any information on his movements and date and place of death from any descendents or any others that may have known of him

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Information Request posted:  Friday, November 17, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Guiseppe Forno

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

circa 1848 Beleforte, Monferrato, Italy

Background Information:

Father Dominico Forno and mother Maddelena Pizzorno

Information Required:

Any family history or descendants. Date & place of death

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Information Request posted:  Thursday, November 9, 2000

Name of Missing Ancestor:

Johanna Bradshaw

Year & Place of Birth or present age:

1832 ireland

Background Information:

Parent were David and Ann of TIPPERAY. On Her death CERT; It looks like Solehead or Molehead or Tolehead IRELAND. She Married Edward George Barron.

Information Required:

Looking for information on Johanna Bradshaw after she married Edward George Barron.

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