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[suth_to_aus] Re: WELCOME NEW MEMBER JEAN

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  • rogart.jean
    Hi Judy He was William Mackay, born Sept 25th 1862, at West langwell, Rogart, Sutherland. I was always led to believe he paid his own fare and it was
    Message 1 of 14 , Apr 30 1:22 PM
      Hi Judy
      He was William Mackay, born Sept 25th 1862, at West langwell, Rogart, Sutherland.
      I was always led to believe he paid his own fare and it was unassisted I entered on search I did.
      Have been searching on Find My Past today but haven't had any sucess so far.
      Thanks for your help.
      Regards
      Jean


      --- In suth_to_aus@yahoogroups.com, "Judy" <raigmore@...> wrote:
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      > Jean
      > Was this assisted or non assisted immigration?
      > We have the fiche in at our family History rooms..I could look him up.The fich info should help to confirm.
      > Also from the London end..ie outward passenger list..You should chase up the record on Find My Past.
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      > Would you mind giving me his Name Age and where he came from...sorry I have deleted the original message.
      > Judy
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      > Hi Judy
      > Thanks for this. Only other information on site I found said it was on fiche 547 page 003.
      > Jean
      > Elgin
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      > Judy wrote:
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      > Jean
      > Can you give the reference?
      >
      > A quick look at Newspapers online. using "Damascus" and "shipping" as search
      > terms.
      > The Damascus arrived in Sydney on Thursday 9th July from London according to
      > the Sydney Morning Herald.
      > Also other references implying she travelled via the Cape to Melbourne.[I
      > can't find her arrival there]
      > One reference with her later coming from Newcastle [with over 4000 bales of
      > wool] to Sydney before leaving for Mauritius on 29th July from Sydney
      > [Possibly after continuing up the coast to Brisbane? }
      > She was a steamer of the Aberdeen Line.
      > Judy
      > Qld
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      > > Hi,Think I have found him arriving July 1891 on "Damascus". It says Port B
      > > (does that mean Brisbane)? Jean.
      > >
      > >> Jean,
      > >> on his death certificate does it say how long in New Zealand and how long
      > >> in Australia.
      > >> If you google Assisted or Unassisted Immigration, Victoria the shipping
      > >> sites come up. There was another web site called Highland Emigration
      > >> Society that had some shipping sites on.
      > >> Would he have voted either in Australia or New Zealand?
      > >> Jenelle.
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