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From: "Nicholson N Hollingworth" <>
Subject: Re: [AUS-CON] Research in Oz
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 17:09:42 +1100
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Hello Lynn. This address is that of a person who Claims Henry as one of his
researches Regards Nick
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From: "Couperthwaite" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [AUS-CON] Research in Oz


> Hi List,
>
> Please Oh Please I need help.
> I've researched in UK and South Africa but am totally stumped in Oz.
> How does one research in Australia? IGI has just about nothing ....
> Ancestry wasn't a great deal of help either.
>
> I'm looking to trace the tree of a convict Henry ASHFIELD
> This is what I've found:
> Sentenced 1796 in Surrey at age 20. Transported for life - arriving NSW
> on the Barwell in May 1798.
> He was in employ of Rev Samuel MARSDEN from 1806-1824
> And perhaps his death in 1840. I say perhaps as the age shown on the
> record has him age 76.....this doesn't tie in with the sentencing age.
> Marriage, birth of children, etc I don't find.
> I've spent ages going through many, many sites on the Internet but
> obviously getting nowhere.
> Help!!!Wwhere do I go from here? How do should I be doing research in
> Australia ??? .......... Any info available on the Internet???
> Thanks a Million
> Regards
> Lynn
>
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