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Francis Nicholls – Australia

People involved: Francis Nicholls b. ?????? Eliza …… b. ????? Joseph Henry Nicholls b. 1870 Patricks Plains d. ????? Francis James Nicholls b 1873 Buxton d 1953 Mayfield???  Married Violet Barnes 1909 in Tamworth. Query? My Grandfather Arthur Harold Nicholls … Continue reading

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John Dooner and his brothers???? Part 2

People involved: John Dooner b. 1817 (Seven Churches, Kings County) d. 1886 Michael Charles Dooner b. 1831? (Shannon Bridge, Kings County) d. 1904 — Married Elizabeth Parker and had 2 children William John  and Mary Jane. Patrick Dooner b. 1825 (Shannon Bridge, … Continue reading

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John Dooner and his brothers???

People involved: John Dooner b. 1816 d. 1886 Michael Charles Dooner b. 1829 d. 1904 Patrick Dooner b. 1830 d. ???1881 Thomas Dooner b. 1831 d. ? Query? John Dooner immigrated to Australia on the James Mathieson in 1841. He was from … Continue reading

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Stepping back to our past.

With the my recent marriage and the birth of my son I have a renewed interest in finding out who our ancestors are and maybe some of the stories of their lives. This blog is a way of tracking my … Continue reading

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