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From: "Elizabeth Denten" <>
Subject: Re: [GEELONG] South Geelong School No 2143
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 20:30:21 +1000
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Hi Susie,
Thank you for your input/advice/help.
>From the index it is obviously definite that they (the Denten boys) went to
the school.
If I don't end up with the finer details of such, then that's ok. It isn't
the first time I've hit a brick wall and won't be the last and I'm sure
everyone can relate to this.
The help from everyone on this mailing list and the associated family
history societies is wonderful and greatly appreciated.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Susie Zada" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: [GEELONG] South Geelong School No 2143

> Hi Liz,
> Sorry - you've obviously already gone through the right channels and if
> Pam
> said the registers were missing for those years then you can guarantee
> that
> she has checked that carefully.
> I guess the next avenue would be direct to the school - at least if you're
> able to provide the details from the index then they won't have to search
> too far for the correct page.
> I checked the PROV catalogue just in case they had gone there but nothing.
> Sorry - apart from contacting the school I've run out of ideas.
> Regards ....... Susie Z
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of
> Elizabeth Denten
> Sent: 16 Aug 2011 9:46 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [GEELONG] South Geelong School No 2143
> Hi Susie,
> I was down in Victoria at Easter but wasn't in Geelong on a day when the
> Heritage Centre is open so I submitted a research request to them when I
> returned home in May. Pam Jennings sent me an email saying that she
> checked
> the photocopies of the school registers and the relevant years for my
> Dentens were not among them. She suggested that I check with the school to
> see if they hold the original registers, which is what Joanne Mitchell has
> very kindly done for me. Alas, they weren't there either. Pam said the
> indexes were compiled some years ago and may have been done so from the
> originals and copies not made. It would appear that perhaps since the
> indexes were made the original registers have gone missing.
> Regards,
> Liz
> ----- Original Message -----
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