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Trove Tuesday – John William Whimpey and Ezywalkin Shoes

  Yesterday, I was working on John William Whimpey.  My relationship to John is: The Western Australian directories had shown that John was the manager of Ezywalkin Shoes at Boulder, and later at Albany, so I decided to do a search on Trove for articles, using the search terms “Whimpey Ezywalkin” The earliest article I… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – John William Whimpey and Ezywalkin Shoes

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Finding Sarah Taylor (nee Mills) on the 1871 and 1891 censuses

I was recently researching the siblings of my 3x great grandmother, Catherine Mills, and was working on her sister Sarah. Sarah had married Alfred Taylor in 1847, and by 1861 she was a widow.  The surname Taylor is a fairly common one, (as are most surnames that are occupational surnames), which is one of the… Continue reading Finding Sarah Taylor (nee Mills) on the 1871 and 1891 censuses