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From: "Clive Barker" <>
Subject: Re: [MAURITIUS] Family tree research in Mauritius
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 12:40:01 +0400
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Hi Nathalie

Thanks for this information. My main family line left Mauritius around 1813
so I might be able to locate records. I will check when I am able to visit
Mauritius.

Regards

Clive

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nathalie Domaingue" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 11:16 PM
Subject: Re: [MAURITIUS] Family tree research in Mauritius


> Hi Clive
>
> I think the earliest date we found in the first book was around 1810.
> As with the other records, the records at the civil status office are from
> around the period of when the british took control of the island from the
> French, although all the details are still in French.
> I am not sure whether the National Archive Office in Coromandel has any
> earlier records. I have a brief list of the information they hold, from a
> leaflet i picked up.
>
> Kind Regards
>
> Nathalie
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Clive Barker" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 5:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [MAURITIUS] Family tree research in Mauritius
>
>
> > Hi Nathalie
> >
> > Do you know when the land records start. My ancestors left Mauritius in
> the
> > early 1800s.
> >
> > Clive
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Nathalie Domaingue" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 11:11 PM
> > Subject: [MAURITIUS] Family tree research in Mauritius
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I have been researching my family in Mauritius for a few years now -
my
> > > family still live out there whilst I live in England.
> > > I was in Mauritius last year and like some of your tales had a few
> > problems
> > > looking for information in the civil status building in Port Louis.
> > > Unlike records centres in England you are not able to look at the
> original
> > > books yourself (I think they have in the past had some problems with
> > people
> > > removing some of the pages out of books)
> > > But if you do go to Mauritius I have found also in the civil status
> > > building - the land registery transactions which have been invaluable,
> > > sometimes they give you information on for the person buying the land
> was
> > > married to and who their children are and often you can work out who
are
> > > brothers and sisters by matching transactions after the parent have
> died.
> > >
> > > My brother was in Mauritius a few months ago and managed to request
some
> > > register information from the BMD registers he gave the people the
name
> > and
> > > approximate dates he was looking for. The people at the office were
very
> > > helpful and although he had only requested and paid for one
certificate
> > they
> > > gave him some additional information that was invaulable to our
> research.
> > So
> > > they are not always a lost cause. Just keep trying!
> > >
> > > It may take some time to get a reply as the people in the office have
to
> > > detail with a lot of other people asking for certificates ( I heard
from
> a
> > > friend today that to get married in Mauritius now, a person has to get
a
> > new
> > > birth certificate with a different stamp on it!) Just remember that
the
> > > Mauritians are very laid back and they seem to think that when they
get
> > > round to it that will be soon enough.
> > >
> > > I've also found the Yahoo Genmaurice group very helpful, although the
> > > messages are primarily in French, most the the group are bilingual and
> > will
> > > reply to messages in English
> > > Henri Maurel's website about genealogy and research in Mauritius is
> great
> > > for anyone who is looking for help on researching in Mauritius -
> > > http://perso.wanadoo.fr/henri.maurel/ilemau.htm
> > >
> > > To Dette Glenday - there is an Alain MATHIEU on the GENMAURICE list
who
> I
> > > know lives in Mauritius he may have some information on your husbands
> > > grandfater that may help you.
> > >
> > > Hope some of this information was helpful.
> > > Kind regards
> > >
> > > Nathalie Domaingue
> > >
> > > Researching in Mauritius
> > > DOMAINGUE/ DOMINGUE
> > > CURÉ
> > > FLORENT
> > > LOUSTAU
> > > BROUARD
> > > COLLARD
> > > CORNET
> > > BELCOURT
> > > MONET
> > > DECOTTER
> > > GELLE
> > > GUERANDEL
> > > HEBRARD
> > > PILOT
> > > AND MANY OTHERS....
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: <>
> > > To: <>
> > > Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 12:00 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [MAURITIUS] 1.Vital Records 2 Uranie FIGARO (Celia Pinch
> > > thread)
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hello
> > > >
> > > > Just like many I have had no success with the Mauritian Registry to
> find
> > > my
> > > > ancestors - no replies to my email or letters.
> > > >
> > > > Apparently the Mormons have do have information on microfiche. I
know
> > that
> > > > there are centres in Australia.
> > > >
> > > > Could someone tell me what I do need to find out about the following
> > > > relatives
> > > >
> > > > Oscar Van Schellebeck born around 1857/58 Port Louis Mauritius
> > > > Henry Van Schellebeck born around 1825/27 same place
> > > >
> > > > Thank you very much
> > > > S Van Schellebeeck
> > > >
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