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From: "Hildi Reinhart" <>
Subject: Re: [LON] George Williams
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 14:37:21 +1100
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Hi All
The shipping Arrivals and Departures at the Tassie Archives are very
and might reveal something....what about searching them as if he arrived and
departed then there is a chance he is recorded there. Also if he was going
to be
mining up north he may have requested a licence from the CSO and there might
me a record of this on the Wayne Indexes. ( which I think are now on line)
What does anyone think of my idea.
In Tasmania

----- Original Message -----
From: "Caroline Bradford" <>
To: "'margaret brookes'" <>; <>
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2010 9:47 AM
Subject: Re: [LON] George Williams

> Margaret wrote:
>> This is my problem - no
>> birth, no mariage record, and no death certificate and a name as common
>> as George Williams!!.
>> Have I any hope here??
> To be totally honest, Margaret, no, you don't. Even if you had a marriage
> record (which might well give a completely fictitious name for his father
> and/or "George Williams, Labourer"), or a death certificate (with
> information from a junior member of the family who might know very little
> about George's earlier life), you would be struggling to positively
> identify
> him. Without those, there really is absolutely no way you can even begin
> to
> pin him down.
> Sorry!
> Best wishes
> Caroline
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