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Findmypast publish vast new collection of Australian Passenger Lists

This week’s Findmypast Friday sees the publication of a new and improved collection of Australian Passenger Lists featuring 9 million new records. Findmypast’s latest new additions also include an exclusive collection of Middlesex Poor Law records, new parish baptisms, marriages and burials from the Devon Family History Society and a whole host of historical newspapers. Australia, Inward, Outward & Coastal Passenger Lists 1826-1972 Did your ancestors travel to, from or …

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James Louis MEILLAND

James Louis MEILLAND Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Section: 1, Row: D, Grave: 68, HS/F, Notes: Permit 11/5/09 Headstone reads – In Loving Memory Of James Louis Meilland Who Departed This Life On The 27th of February 1909  Aged 57 years. Rest In Peace Erected By His Loving Sons   Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, Qld. Mon 1 Mar 1909 p6 Case Of Suicide Yesterday morning it was reported …

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Taniech Kurokawa

Taniech Kurokawa Mount Morgan Burial Register Tamech Kuro Kawa, 5 Sep 1913 Section 1, Row B, Grave ? No Headstone. Headstone reads – Here lies the late Yaichi Kurokawa. Unfortunately there are multiple readings of the characters for the deceased’s first name, so we are unable to confirm it definitively, but “Yaichi” is the most likely reading with the other possibility being “Taniichi”. His last name is Kurokawa. …

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John Lyall FINLAY

John Lyall FINLAY   Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Section: 3 Row: P3, Grave: 68, HS, Age: 38. Headstone reads – Sacred to The Memory of John Lyall FINLAY Accidently killed 21 Oct 1916 Aged 38 years. Erected by His Loving Wife and Son.   Morning Bulletin Rockhampton, Qld. Mon 23 Oct 1916. P4 A RACING FATALITY. A sad accident occurred on Saturday at the Pony Pacing …

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David William RUDDELL

David William RUDDELL Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Section: 4, Row: A4, Grave: 58, HS, Notes: Shot   Headstone reads – In Loving Memory Of David W. Ruddell Who Was Shot Jany 1st 1898, Aged 40 years Asleep in Jesus; Blessed Sleep From Which None Ever Wakes To Weep A Calm And Undisturbed Repose Unbroken by the Last of Foes Erected By His Parents He is Dead …

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Thomas Coop – The Roxburgh Years

This post is the second of two posts about Thomas Coop (1838-1924). It was originally posted at: BJNL’s Genealogy What follows is a PDF version of that blog post, as updated on 19 April 2021.   The post picks up on the life of Thomas Coop from 1873 onwards when he was aged about 35 years old. It was in 1873 that Thomas took up the position …

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Thomas Coop – Youth to Early Adulthood

This post is the first of two posts about Thomas Coop (1838-1924). It was originally posted at: BJNL’s Genealogy It writes about his life from the age of 15 through to about 35 years (1853 – 1873). What follows is a PDF version of that blog post, as updated on 15 April 2021.      The Ancestorian post that follows on from this and picks up Thomas’ …

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