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From: DRobertson <>
Subject: Re: [ZA] Natal genealogy:Byrne scheme
Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2003 15:39:48 +0200
At 09:29 PM 2003/02/09 +1300, you wrote:
>If you want to get just a slight feel of what your Reynolds lot went through
>in 1850, I have
>just finished reading 'Dear Louisa" by Dr. R E Gordon - based on letters
>that Ellen McLeod
>wrote to her sister Louisa in the UK. The McLeods went out on the "Minerva"
>wrecked) in 1850 and they settled in the Byrne Valley as part of Byrne
>reading ..... makes you grateful of life's small comforts of today!
Thanks for this suggestions. I also had ancestors on the Minerva.
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