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Elizabeth Slawson – an update

On 21st December 2016 I wrote the post Latest research – Elizabeth Slawson.  I had found a possible marriage for Elizabeth, and sent for the marriage certificate, to see who her father was listed as.  Today, I received the certificate. Elizabeth Slawson, age 21, spinster, servant, married Thomas Hensman Knibbs on 7 April 1863.  Her father… Continue reading Elizabeth Slawson – an update

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Latest research – Walter Grieve Williamson

The article for yesterday’s Trove Tuesday post had mentioned Elizabeth Clyne’s daughter, Mrs. Margaret Williamson.  This reminded me that I still haven’t been able to find out what happened to Margaret’s husband, Walter Grieve Williamson.  Walter and Margaret’s youngest child was born in 1862 in the Ballarat area, so I narrowed my search to Ballarat… Continue reading Latest research – Walter Grieve Williamson

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Latest research – Priscilla Slawson

In the last couple of weeks, I have been researching the children of Elizabeth Skempton, to determine whether there were more grandchildren than I had in my family tree. Last week, I focused on Elizabeth’s 6th child, Mary Ann Slawson, so this week, my research will be on the 7th child, Priscilla Slawson. Priscilla was… Continue reading Latest research – Priscilla Slawson