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From: "Maralyn" <>
Subject: Re: [SFK-UK] Marrow -Wickhambrook to Melbourne
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 09:45:39 +1100
Some Australian sites that may be of use to you.
I don't know how good these sites are, as all my ancestors are from the UK.
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From: "Colin Marrow" <>
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2004 8:32 AM
Subject: [SFK-UK] Marrow -Wickhambrook to Melbourne
> Hi List
> My family seem to have lived in and around Wickhambrook, Suffolk for
> centuries but I have evidence from a will that one of my ancestors moved
> Melbourne Australia sometime in the 1800s. Can anyone direct me to some
> Australian research sites so that I may find out what happened to him?
> >From the will of Albert John MARROW b 1839 d 1913 Wickhambrook, retired
> To my brother Josiah MARROW (b 1830) of Melbourne Australia the sum of one
> hundred pounds
> To my nephew Harry MARROW and my nieces Emma AGGAS Frances AGGAS and Juia
> HOOD (the children of my said brother Josiah MARROW by his first wife) the
> sum of one hundred pounds each
> Some other names from the will might be of interest to others here.
> The executors were:
> Arthur George HURRELL of Wickhambrook, Blacksmith
> Nathaniel Barrett Warner BROMLEY of Finsbury House Blomfield Street
> Other beneficiaries included:
> Ann HANDLEY, Albert's sister.
> Albert and Harry FOREMAN, nephews and Alice SHAVE, Agnes SHEPHERD and
> SMITH, nieces, children of Albert's deceased sister Louisa FOREMAN
> Emma BASSOM and Laura HARDING, nieces, children of Alberts deceased sister
> Emma FRENCH
> Emma COOPER, daughter of Albert's brother Henry
> The will was witnesed by:
> E L BOWYER, of Cherry Tree Cottage Wickhambrook, Widow
> S H BOWYER, of Cherry Tree Cottage, Wickhambrook, Dustman
> Albert was a man of means and owned the freehold on a number of properties
> in Wickhambook and Bury, in addition:
> George HAMMOND owed him £220 secured by a mortgage on a property at
> Harvey Harvey GEORGE owed him £215 secured by a mortgage on a property in
> Ilford, £120 in respect of a mortgage on Pound Cottage Wickhambrook and
> on a mortgage on Lidgate Chapel and adjoining cottage.
> The copy of the will I have is typed and reasonably legible. If any of the
> names above are of interest to any one else I will try to do a scan for
> them, please contact me off-list.
> Colin Marrow
> Leamington Spa UK
> PS The copy of the will that I have was kindly sent to me by a relative I
> didn't know I had. She found me through the Suffolk Surname Website
> Scanned by PeNiCillin http://safe-t-net.pnc.com.au/
Scanned by PeNiCillin http://safe-t-net.pnc.com.au/