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From: Helen Mitchell <>
Subject: [LON] Fwd: WATLIN, Emma born Wandsworth 1832
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:13:05 +1100
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> Good morning, Emma Watlin ( Gt. Gt. grandmother) married William
> Windeatt in Launceston Tasmania in 1854 I have a lot of info on
> her but have never been able to trace or find out how she came
> here. She is on the 1841 census with her parents Robert Smart
> Watlin and Emma Davis/Watlin in Putney, London but not in 1851
> census so assume she is on the way or here. There is know
> shipping record in Tasmanian archives for her arrival. William
> Windeatt was one of the first postmasters for Launceston, Tas.. I
> am aware there was a scheme bringing young ladies to fulfil
> positions as governess' and such like at that time, any
> suggestions if this is a possiblity, and if so is there any
> archives I could access relating to such schemes, this then may
> give me some further clues to how she came to be here. Many
> thanks, Helen in Tas. Aust
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