305RE : [JohnstonAustralia] My Johnstons in Ireland, NZ & Australia
- Oct 25, 2007Hello everyone,
The on-line birth records for NSW only go up to 1906.
Would anyone have a CD of these records, to see if
there is a William W. Johnston born about 1935, father
Graydon, mother Mollie nee Willans.
Many thanks in advance
--- Elizabeth Augereau <lizaugereau@...> a
> Hi again all,_____________________________________________________________________________
> I ordered Graydon Mather Johnston's death cert dated
> 1967 in Bathurst. It says that Graydon was born in
> Stirling West, South Australia (1898). As I said in
> my first message, he was then in a school in
> before the family returned to Australia in 1907.
> Perhaps they came back to Stirling West ...
> Graydon & his wife Mollie nee Willans had one son,
> William W. Johnston, born about 1936.
> Perhaps he is still in Bathurst ... at the time the
> family were living at 18 Blandford St.
> Has anyone got access to records in South Australia
> see if Graydon's parents, William and Ellen are
> Or indeed to marriage records in NSW after 1960, to
> see perhaps if William W. Johnston married ...
> Many thanks for any help at all !!!
> --- Elizabeth Augereau <lizaugereau@...> a
> écrit :
> > Hello everyone,
> > Thank you for including me in this group. I have
> > Johnstons on both sides of my family - there is no
> > connection between the two !
> > So I am Irish, married to a Frenchman and living
> > France although I go to Ireland regularly to see
> > family.
> > My father's mother's maiden name was Johnston and
> > was these ancestors who emigrated to NZ in the
> > 1850s.
> > William Johnston, a solicitor (my great x 2
> > grandfather's brother) in Temuka, Otago. To cut a
> > long story short, I am looking for his son,
> > William ;
> > William JOHNSTON born on 16th August 1860 in Kuri
> > Bush, Otago. He probably married Ellen Sophia
> > MATHER.
> > The 1893 Taieri electoral roll has an entry for
> > Ellen
> > Mather of Mosgiel, domestic duties. They had one
> > son.
> > Graydon Mather JOHNSTON, born 5th November 1898.
> > He
> > was enrolled in St Heliers School in Auckland
> > between
> > October 1905 and February 1907 when the family
> > to
> > Australia. Graydon married Mollie WILLANS in
> > in
> > Chatswood, NSW. He died in 1967 and Mollie in
> > They are both buried in Bathurst, NSW.
> > I lose track of William & family as from 1907 when
> > they went to Australia - I don't know where they
> > went
> > ... until 1933 when son Graydon married in
> > etc etc (see above)
> > I have looked in NSW, Victoria and can't find
> > of
> > William & his wife.
> > The NSW birth records on line are not up to date
> > enough to give me names of Graydon & Mollie's
> > children
> > - I would really love to find a descendant still
> > living !!!!
> > If I can be of any help to anyone at this end, it
> > would be with pleasure. BMD records in England
> > I
> > can also do some research on my trips to Ireland.
> > All the best, Liz
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