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From: Warwick & Eleanor Dilley <>
Subject: Re: [SFHG] Ewhurst Records.
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 09:25:24 +1000
My husband's advice is to try the NSW State Archives. We have had a
quick look but couldn't find any reference to people called Eldridge
arriving in 1838 (though there were some on other dates), nor any
reference to the "Amelia Thompson".
He was surprised not to find the ship. Is it worth going back to your
source for this information to check again?
(I dragged him into it because he's the one with Australian ancestors
so knows his way round these records. I'm only a first generation
On 5 Jul 2008, at 07:28, Corinne Thompson wrote:
> Hello Fellow Members,
> Have had to put my Sussex research on hold due to other commitments,
> but am
> now back again and need some advice, please.
> Several years ago I found a reference (but can't remember where) to my
> ELDRIDGEs from Ewhurst having their passage monies to Australia
> paid, or
> part paid, by the Ewhurst Parish. They sailed on the "Amelia
> arriving Botony Bay on 1st. July 1838.
> Before I could order the record, my husband became ill ......
> Who would have those records?
> Kindest Regards ...... Corinne in Melbourne, Australia.
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