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From: "Gilly Taylor" <>
Subject: [India-L] Re: PHILLIPS Family in India circa 1890
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 16:16:54 -0000
My Grandmother Annie Bertha Josephine PHILLIPS born in India 18 Aug 1890.
Her Father, Herbert PHILLIPS + wife (unknown), arrived India pre-1890.
He was a mining engineer, possibly employed as similar in India.
Believe PHILLIPS's originated in Nottinghamshire; may be links to Derbyshire.
>From India Herbert PHILLIPS, wife + Annie went to South Africa circa 1891-1893,
where he worked as mining engineer + managed a gold mine near Johannesburg.
Herbert's wife died in SA circa 1900; he died a few months later (possibly 1902).
Annie Bertha Josephine PHILLIPS returned to Nottinghamshire (possibly Bulwell) to live with aunts and cousins - probably PHILLIPS.
Can anyone help, please, re:
* any locations where a mining engineer's skills were used?
* passage to India and India-to-Africa?
* birth/christening record for Annie Bertha Josephine PHILLIPS?
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