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Recordings

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'The Hoppers at Home' - amateur recording
'The Hoppers at Home' - amateur recording
In about 1967 my dad bought a cassette recorded and used it to record everyday family life. One day my mum, then aged 21, took the opportunity to record a conversation with her parents and grandparents for posterity. In this recording are: Brenda (21), Alf Hopper (57), Nelly Hopper nee Gurnsey (55), George & Amy Gurnsey (nee Huggins) both 83.  
  20 Apr 2021
'Grandad & Nelly' by Sue & James Daley
'Grandad & Nelly' by Sue & James Daley
Taken from their folk album 'The Ballad of Harry White', this track has music by James Daley and lyrics written by wife Sue Daley to celebrate the memory of her (and my) grandparents, Alf and Nelly Hopper. Sue writes, "I knew he had got it when one day James played the progression that he had been working on for ‘Grandad and Nellie’ it so… 
  20 Apr 2021
'Memoriam' for piano, by Paul Willis
'Memoriam' for piano, by Paul Willis
A short piano piece I composed in 1991 and dedicated to the memory of my grandparents, Alfred and Nelly Hopper (nee Gurnsey), both of whom died in 1991. The piece was played at Nelly's funeral in January 1992.
[The recording was made by Becky Waters, a friend of mine from the USA who as well as being a professional musician, teaches composition… 
  20 Apr 2021

Photos

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WILLIS - Herbert, Louisa and Hilda, c1925
WILLIS - Herbert, Louisa and Hilda, c1925
 
  15 Apr 2021
William with his brother Alfie, c1916
William with his brother Alfie, c1916
 
  15 Apr 2021
William T P Benefield & Mabel Rowe
William T P Benefield & Mabel Rowe
 
  15 Apr 2021
William Nicholls, aged about 20 (1890)
William Nicholls, aged about 20 (1890)
 
  15 Apr 2021
William Nicholls and staff at the Shorncliffe Camp Canteen, Folkestone, November 1911
William Nicholls and staff at the Shorncliffe Camp Canteen, Folkestone, November 1911
The rear of this postcard, postmarked 'Shorncliffe Camp BO, Folkestone' and dated 9.15pm Nov 11, 1911, reads:
My Dear Sue, So glad to hear that you are much better. Hope you will soon be alright. What do you think of this card on the other side. We are very busy digging out. Will come home as soon as I can. From your loving Will.
Addressed to… 
  15 Apr 2021
William Nicholls (centre) with comrades from the Royal Artillery, probably taken around 1885.
William Nicholls (centre) with comrades from the Royal Artillery, probably taken around 1885.
 
  15 Apr 2021
William Nicholls & Susannah Kingsnorth, mid-1890s.
William Nicholls & Susannah Kingsnorth, mid-1890s.
 
  15 Apr 2021
William KINGSNORTH and Sarah RICHARDS, c1865?
William KINGSNORTH and Sarah RICHARDS, c1865?
 
  15 Apr 2021
William HILLS and Alice HOPPER
William HILLS and Alice HOPPER
 
  15 Apr 2021
William Alfred FISHER ('Wilf'), Edwin FISHER and their mother Elizabeth Fisher (nee WELLARD).
William Alfred FISHER ('Wilf'), Edwin FISHER and their mother Elizabeth Fisher (nee WELLARD).
Wilf Fisher in his Navy uniform, brother Edwin Fisher in his WW1 Prince of Wales 3rd Royal Horse Artillery uniform & their mother Elizabeth (Wellard) Fisher. Date around 1900? 
  15 Apr 2021

Documents

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Written Prison records for Susannah & Rose Jane Willis,  Oct 1885
Written Prison records for Susannah & Rose Jane Willis, Oct 1885
Susannah and daughter Rose Jane Willis, tried for Manslaughter 27 Oct 1885 at Manchester Assizes. Found Not Guilty and Acquitted. 
  15 Apr 2021
William NICHOLLS - Probate document, dated 23 Nov 1932 [reverse]
William NICHOLLS - Probate document, dated 23 Nov 1932 [reverse]
 
  15 Apr 2021
William NICHOLLS - Probate document, dated 23 Nov 1932 [front]
William NICHOLLS - Probate document, dated 23 Nov 1932 [front]
Upon his death in 1932, William's estate amounted to £239, 5 shillings and 9 pence.
According to the website www.measuringworth.com, this is the equivalent in wealth to around £14,840.00 in 2014.  
  15 Apr 2021
Will of Edward Betts Hopper, Gentleman of Dover, Kent [pdf]
Will of Edward Betts Hopper, Gentleman of Dover, Kent [pdf]
Edward Betts-Hopper was an influential member of the New Zealand Company. Although born in Dover, England he sailed to New Zealand, arriving in Wellington on board the "Oriental," on January 31st ,1840.
Edward died on 17 September 1840 as a result of a boating accident 
  15 Apr 2021
Summary of the Will of Edward Betts Hopper
Summary of the Will of Edward Betts Hopper
 
  15 Apr 2021
Record of Patrick Gorman joining the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters, Cabinetmakers & Joiners in 1919
Record of Patrick Gorman joining the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters, Cabinetmakers & Joiners in 1919
 
  15 Apr 2021
PYNE, HARRIETT - memorial card following her death in 1899
PYNE, HARRIETT - memorial card following her death in 1899
 
  15 Apr 2021
Monthly Naval List - Nov 1919 (Rev T Kingsnorth)
Monthly Naval List - Nov 1919 (Rev T Kingsnorth)
Page from the Nov 1919 edition of the Navy Lists, showing Thomas Kingsnorth as an Acting Non-Conformist Chaplain 
  15 Apr 2021
John William HOPPER [b1869] - Petition
John William HOPPER [b1869] - Petition
Newtown, December 31st 1889

To the Maryborough Borough Council

Gentlemen

We, the undersigned residents of Newtown and White Hills living on or near the Four Mile Creek, do hereby beg your attention to the fact that our water supply has been entirely cut off by the location of Chinese Market Gardeners about one mile and a half from… 
  15 Apr 2021
John DENNIS (b1805) - Prison: General Session [1]
John DENNIS (b1805) - Prison: General Session [1]
 
  15 Apr 2021

Headstones

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WILLIS, Joseph Henry & Family
WILLIS, Joseph Henry & Family
 
Bridge Street Cemetery
A9-4 
Located    16 Apr 2021
WILLIS, James [1801-1877]
WILLIS, James [1801-1877]
 
Bridge Street Cemetery Located    16 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Harold E A & Gladys - Grave
WILLIS, Harold E A & Gladys - Grave
 
Charlton Cemetery Located    16 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Eugene 'Shike - Headstone
WILLIS, Eugene 'Shike - Headstone
 
Bridge Street Cemetery
Plot-117A 
Located    16 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Dorothy Eva and Maurice George Willis (both children of James Willis and Romanie Demey)
WILLIS, Dorothy Eva and Maurice George Willis (both children of James Willis and Romanie Demey)
 
Charlton Cemetery Located    16 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Annie Florence - Headstone
WILLIS, Annie Florence - Headstone
 
Bridge Street Cemetery
B5-4 
Located    16 Apr 2021
WEST, Rose - headstone
WEST, Rose - headstone
 
 Cremated    16 Apr 2021
The Willis family grave: Frederick, Clara, Laura and Gertrude Willis, William Welch and Dolena Ross
The Willis family grave: Frederick, Clara, Laura and Gertrude Willis, William Welch and Dolena Ross
 
Mountain View Cemetery
CLM 165, 1, 4 
Located    16 Apr 2021
SUTERS, Richard Wellard d1911 - HEADSTONE
SUTERS, Richard Wellard d1911 - HEADSTONE
 
Calvary Catholic Cemetery Located    16 Apr 2021
SUTERS, Amelia - HEADSTONE
SUTERS, Amelia - HEADSTONE
 
Calvary Catholic Cemetery Located    16 Apr 2021

Histories

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WW2 Naval losses - Boatswain William Shepherd and Stoker John Hogben
WW2 Naval losses - Boatswain William Shepherd and Stoker John Hogben
At least two of the men who gave their lives in the service of 'King and Country' in World War 2 were killed at sea. This are their stories... 
  16 Apr 2021
Whitfield within living memory - by Daphne Argent (1934-2014)
Whitfield within living memory - by Daphne Argent (1934-2014)
The following article was written by Daphne Argent, and was published in the January 1999 issue of the magazine Bygone Kent. 
  16 Apr 2021
Tom Flight - Two Halves of a Life, by Brian Jenner
Tom Flight - Two Halves of a Life, by Brian Jenner
Imagine a pile of clothing on a sea shore. A middle-aged man enters the water and swims out to sea until he disappears. Alternatively, the same man is in a small boat being rowed from one ship to another and in poor visibility is somehow capsizes and occupants are presumed drowned. My grandfather, Will Jenner, however believed this man had… 
  16 Apr 2021
The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
So often in the past it was the case that national, political events impacted directly on our ancestors. This is particularly the case in the Willis family in Barham in Kent. Between 1835 and 1850 four families had emigrated to the United States of America. 
  16 Apr 2021
The Pile brothers - showing bravery for King and Country
The Pile brothers - showing bravery for King and Country
A number of men in The Willis Tree fought 'for King and Country' during the Great War (1914-1918) and World War 2 (1939-1945). Two brothers - George and Edwin Pile - are recorded as showing exceptional bravery in the line of duty... 
  16 Apr 2021
The Legend of Fred FISHER's Ghost
The Legend of Fred FISHER's Ghost
The legend of Fisher's ghost is a popular Australian story dating to the early 19th century. It arose from a series of historical events which occurred in Campbelltown, now a large urban population centre on the southwestern outskirts of Sydney, but at the time a remote rural outpost. 
  16 Apr 2021
The Deal Boatmen - Heroes or Villains?
The Deal Boatmen - Heroes or Villains?
The Deal Boatmen carried out dangerous and valuable work, salvaging lives and property from shipwrecks in the English Channel. However, property from wrecks was not always lawfully disposed of, and smuggling, although on the decline, continued well into the nineteenth century. Contemporary accounts therefore varied widely in their assessment of… 
  16 Apr 2021
The De Houghams - Norman ancestors, Crusader Knights and church rebuilders
The De Houghams - Norman ancestors, Crusader Knights and church rebuilders
My 22xGreat Grandfather, Robert de Hougham (1160-1230) was a descendant of Norman knights, and fought alongside King Richard the Lionheart during the Third Crusades. On his return from the Holy Land he set about the rebuilding of Hougham church, which he found in a ruinous state... 
  16 Apr 2021
At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
  16 Apr 2021
SUICIDE - Labourer Found Drowned
SUICIDE - Labourer Found Drowned
William Dennis, aged 63 years, a farm labourer of Cherry Lane, Great Mongeham, was found dead in a water tank at Appleton Farm, Ripple on the afternoon of 29 January 1934. 
  16 Apr 2021

1939 Register

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The 1939 Register - WILSON, Thomas & Elizabeth (Kingsnorth)
The 1939 Register - WILSON, Thomas & Elizabeth (Kingsnorth)
Living at Cemetery Lodge, Love Lane, Faversham, Kent, England. 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Harold & Gladys (Goody)
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Harold & Gladys (Goody)
Living at 46 Manor Drive North, Maldon and Coombe, Surrey, England. 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, George
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, George
Living at Royal Pavilion Hotel, Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent, England 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Charles & Minnie (nee Blanks)
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Charles & Minnie (nee Blanks)
Living at 1 Hands Farm Cottages, Radley Green, Chelmsford, Essex, England 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Bill
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Bill
Living at 13 Noahs Ark Road, Dover, Kent, England 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Alf & Lilly (nee Bonner)
The 1939 Register - WILLIS, Alf & Lilly (nee Bonner)
Living at 4 May Street, Portland Place, Malling, Kent, England 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - WEEKES, Sidney
The 1939 Register - WEEKES, Sidney
Living at Bedgebury Cross, Cranbrook, Kent, England 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - PILE, Elizabeth (nee Milton)
The 1939 Register - PILE, Elizabeth (nee Milton)
Living at 12 Postling Road, Folkestone, Kent, England. 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - PAY, John and Adelaide (Harvey)
The 1939 Register - PAY, John and Adelaide (Harvey)
Living at Oakwell Farm, Bridge-Blean, Kent, England. 
  16 Apr 2021
The 1939 Register - NICHOLLS, Will
The 1939 Register - NICHOLLS, Will
Living at 120 Cromwell Road, Thurrock, Essex, England 
  16 Apr 2021

Census Records

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1871 - HOPPER, Thomas & Mary Hopper
1871 - HOPPER, Thomas & Mary Hopper
1871 Census return for Thomas & Mary Hopper at East Langdon, Dover, Kent, England.  
  17 Apr 2021
1881 - ARNOLD, James & Maria
1881 - ARNOLD, James & Maria
1881 Census return for James & Maria Arnold at Wimborne Holt Lane, Wimborne-Minster, Wimborne, Dorset, England 
  17 Apr 2021
1940 United States Census [USA] - Victor J Demamiel
1940 United States Census [USA] - Victor J Demamiel
 
  17 Apr 2021
At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
  17 Apr 2021
1930 United States Census [USA] - Victor J Demamiel
1930 United States Census [USA] - Victor J Demamiel
 
  17 Apr 2021
1930 United States Census [USA] - Alfred E HOPPER
1930 United States Census [USA] - Alfred E HOPPER
 
  17 Apr 2021
1920 United States Census [USA] - Victor J Demamiel
1920 United States Census [USA] - Victor J Demamiel
 
  17 Apr 2021
1911 - WILLIS, James & Romanie [DEMY]
1911 - WILLIS, James & Romanie [DEMY]
1911 Census return for James & Romanie Willis at The Red Lion, Charlton, Dover, Kent, England 
  17 Apr 2021
1911 - WILLIS, George & Mary (Dennis)
1911 - WILLIS, George & Mary (Dennis)
1911 Census return for George & Mary Willis at Pacone Villa, Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent, England 
  17 Apr 2021
1911 - WILLIS, Alfred & Elizabeth [GREENLAND]
1911 - WILLIS, Alfred & Elizabeth [GREENLAND]
1911 Census return for Alfred & Elizabeth Willis at Julian Cottages, New Hythe Lane, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent, England 
  17 Apr 2021


Obituaries

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HOPPER, Walter: Williamstown Chronicle - Saturday 21 February 1925: OBITUARY - Walter George Hopper
HOPPER, Walter: Williamstown Chronicle - Saturday 21 February 1925: OBITUARY - Walter George Hopper
 
  19 Apr 2021
HOPPER, Walter: Werribee Shire Banner (Vic)  - Thursday 19 February 1925
HOPPER, Walter: Werribee Shire Banner (Vic) - Thursday 19 February 1925
Obituary

It is with profound regret that we have to record the death of a well-known resident in the person of Mr Walter Hopper, which took place at his residence, Cemetery Road, on the 14th inst. The deceased, who had attained the age of 59 years, was a native of Werribee and had engaged in farming pursuits all his life. Meeting with a… 
  19 Apr 2021
HOPPER, Arthur: Werribee Banner - Thursday 28 August 1941: 
OBITUARY of Arthur E Hopper
HOPPER, Arthur: Werribee Banner - Thursday 28 August 1941: OBITUARY of Arthur E Hopper
Werribee Shire Banner - Thursday 28 August 1941

OBITUARY ARTHUR EDWARD HOPPER

Although ailing for the past few months, no immediate concern was felt for the health of Mr. E. A. Hopper until Tuesday night last, when his condition became suddenly alarming. Despite expert attention, he sank rapidly and passed away at his home in Greaves… 
  19 Apr 2021
HOPPER, Thomas: Funeral Report - Fri 7 Oct 1949
HOPPER, Thomas: Funeral Report - Fri 7 Oct 1949
Obituary for Thomas Hopper in the Dover & East Kent News, published 7 Oct 1949.  
  19 Apr 2021
GILLILAND, William: Newspaper report on the funeral of William Albert Gilliland (1848-1905)
GILLILAND, William: Newspaper report on the funeral of William Albert Gilliland (1848-1905)
FUNERAL OF THE LATE MR GILLILAND
Last Tokens of Respect

On Monday afternoon, as a sad contrast to the glorious spring sunshine, the bereaved family of the late Mr William Albert Gilliland, together with a large number of friends, assisted in the last solemn rites of the Church by following to his last resting place a kind father, loving… 
  19 Apr 2021
ARNOLD, Annie: NEWSPAPER REPORT ON THE DEATH OF ANNIE ARNOLD, 1969
ARNOLD, Annie: NEWSPAPER REPORT ON THE DEATH OF ANNIE ARNOLD, 1969
DEATHS

HARVEY - At the General Hospital, Bourbong Street, West Bundaberg on 16th October, 1969. Annie, widow of Frederick and loved mothers of Frederick (Townsville), Herbert (Northgate, Brisbane), Edward "Ted" (Clayfield, Brisbane) & Hazel (Mrs W E Batchler, Moore Park Road, Bundaberg). Late of 59 Woondooma Street, Bundaberg. Aged 84 years. … 
  19 Apr 2021
GURNSEY, Georgie: Newspaper report of Funeral of Georgie Gurnsey, 1916
GURNSEY, Georgie: Newspaper report of Funeral of Georgie Gurnsey, 1916
Report in the Dover Express & East Kent News, 28 April 1916 on the Funeral of Georgie Gurnsey, who died aged 5 years and 8 months.  
  19 Apr 2021
CROOT (GREENLAND), Grace: Newspaper funeral report for Grace Greenland (nee Croot). 1915
CROOT (GREENLAND), Grace: Newspaper funeral report for Grace Greenland (nee Croot). 1915
FUNERAL OF MRS GREENLAND - published in Dover Express & East Kent News on Fri 12 March 1915.  
  19 Apr 2021
GILLILAND, William A - Death notice, 1953
GILLILAND, William A - Death notice, 1953
43 Years' Service On Railway
Collapsed At Football Match

Mr William Albert Gilliland, 73, of 13 Thanet Gardens, Folkestone, died in the Royal Victoria Hospital on Saturday after he had collapsed whilst watching a football match on the Cheriton Road ground.
He had been in failing health for some years.
Although he lived alone Mr Gilliland… 
  19 Apr 2021
PILCHER (HOPPER), Emma: FUNERAL REPORT
PILCHER (HOPPER), Emma: FUNERAL REPORT
The Dover Express and East Kent News - Friday 29 May, 1931.
OBITUARY - MRS J HOPPER 
  19 Apr 2021

Trade Directories

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WILLIS, Ingram - 1894 Durham Kelly's Directory
WILLIS, Ingram - 1894 Durham Kelly's Directory
Ingram is listed as having two businesses at two commercial units on Bath Lane: a confectioners at no46 and a plaster merchant at no58. 
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Ingram - 1890 Northumberland Kelly's Directory
WILLIS, Ingram - 1890 Northumberland Kelly's Directory
Ingram is listed as having two businesses at two commercial units on Bath Lane: a confectioners at no46 and a plaster merchant at no58.  
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Ingram: 1897 Northumberland Kelly's Directory
WILLIS, Ingram: 1897 Northumberland Kelly's Directory
Ingram is listed as having two businesses at two commercial units on Bath Lane: a confectioners at no46 and a plaster merchant at no58. 
  19 Apr 2021

BMD Records

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BAPTISM: SUTERS, Robert - 1792
BAPTISM: SUTERS, Robert - 1792
 
  20 Apr 2021
At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
  20 Apr 2021
At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
  20 Apr 2021
MARRIAGE: RITCHIE, Frederick & MINCHER, Lilian - 1938
MARRIAGE: RITCHIE, Frederick & MINCHER, Lilian - 1938
 
  20 Apr 2021
BANNS of MARRIAGE: SUTERS, Robert & COKES, Mary - 1831
BANNS of MARRIAGE: SUTERS, Robert & COKES, Mary - 1831
The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the "banns" or "bans" (from a Middle English word meaning "proclamation," rooted in Old French) are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an impending marriage between two specified persons. 
  20 Apr 2021
BANNS of MARRIAGE: PHILPOTT, James & WILLIS, Mary Ann - 1878
BANNS of MARRIAGE: PHILPOTT, James & WILLIS, Mary Ann - 1878
The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the "banns" or "bans" (from a Middle English word meaning "proclamation," rooted in Old French) are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an impending marriage between two specified persons. 
  20 Apr 2021
BANNS of MARRIAGE: GREENLAND, Jacob & KEMP, Mary Ann - 1859
BANNS of MARRIAGE: GREENLAND, Jacob & KEMP, Mary Ann - 1859
The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the "banns" or "bans" (from a Middle English word meaning "proclamation," rooted in Old French) are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an impending marriage between two specified persons. 
  20 Apr 2021
BANNS of MARRIAGE: FINNIS, Thomas & WILLIS Elizabeth: 1828
BANNS of MARRIAGE: FINNIS, Thomas & WILLIS Elizabeth: 1828
The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the "banns" or "bans" (from a Middle English word meaning "proclamation," rooted in Old French) are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an impending marriage between two specified persons. 
  20 Apr 2021
BANNS of MARRIAGE BANNS:  WILLIS, George & DENNIS, Elizabeth  - 1872
BANNS of MARRIAGE BANNS: WILLIS, George & DENNIS, Elizabeth - 1872
The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the "banns" or "bans" (from a Middle English word meaning "proclamation," rooted in Old French) are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an impending marriage between two specified persons. 
  20 Apr 2021
BANNS of MARRIAGE:  NICHOLLS, William & PYNE, Ellen - 1867
BANNS of MARRIAGE: NICHOLLS, William & PYNE, Ellen - 1867
The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the "banns" or "bans" (from a Middle English word meaning "proclamation," rooted in Old French) are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an impending marriage between two specified persons. 
  20 Apr 2021

Emigration

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WILLIS, Stephen and Annie & family - Passenger List (page 2) - 1910 from London bound for Brisbane.
WILLIS, Stephen and Annie & family - Passenger List (page 2) - 1910 from London bound for Brisbane.
On 7 January 1910, Stephen, his wife and Annie & children Alfred and Daisy boarded the Orontes - a 4,361 tonne ship berthed in London, bound for Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Stephen was listed a farmer. His family were four of the 456 people on board. 
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Stephen & family - Passenger List - 1910
WILLIS, Stephen & family - Passenger List - 1910
On 7 January 1910, Stephen, his wife and Annie & children Alfred and Daisy boarded the Orontes - a 4,361 tonne ship berthed in London, bound for Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Stephen was listed a farmer. His family were four of the 456 people on board.  
  20 Apr 2021
DEMAMIEL: Victor, Ethel & son Walter: Ship's Manifest for the SS California, 23 July 1934, Los Angeles
DEMAMIEL: Victor, Ethel & son Walter: Ship's Manifest for the SS California, 23 July 1934, Los Angeles
Victor, Ethel and Walter sail from Los Angeles to New York, arriving there 6 August 1934. 
  20 Apr 2021
DEMAMIEL,Victor, Ethel and son Walter: Ship's Manifest for the Mariposa, 11 Aug 1932 - from Honolulu
DEMAMIEL,Victor, Ethel and son Walter: Ship's Manifest for the Mariposa, 11 Aug 1932 - from Honolulu
Ship's Manifest of the Mariposa, carrying Victor Demamiel, his wife Ethel and their son Walter from Honolulu to New York in August 1932 
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Ingram: Ship's Manifest for the Lucania, 5 March 1904, from Liverpool to New York
WILLIS, Ingram: Ship's Manifest for the Lucania, 5 March 1904, from Liverpool to New York
Ship's Manifest showing Ingram Willis arriving in New York. His wife Dolena and 7 children followed in September that year.  
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Dolena [ROSS] and children: Ship's Manifest for the Carpathia, 30 Sep 1904, New York
WILLIS, Dolena [ROSS] and children: Ship's Manifest for the Carpathia, 30 Sep 1904, New York
Ship's Manifest of the Carpathia, carrying Dolena Willis and her children from Liverpool to New York. Her husband, Ingram, had arrived earlier in the year and was living in California.  
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Joseph Henry: Petition for US Naturalisation [1853]
WILLIS, Joseph Henry: Petition for US Naturalisation [1853]
Naturalization is the process of granting citizenship privileges and responsibilities to foreign-born residents. Naturalization papers are an important source of information about an immigrant's nation of origin, his foreign and “Americanized” names, residence, and date of arrival.
Immigrants to the United States have never been required to… 
  20 Apr 2021
HARVEY, Annie [nee Arnold] - Ticket to Australia [front]
HARVEY, Annie [nee Arnold] - Ticket to Australia [front]
 
  20 Apr 2021
HARVEY, Annie [nee Arnold] - 1912 Ticket to Australia [back]
HARVEY, Annie [nee Arnold] - 1912 Ticket to Australia [back]
 
  20 Apr 2021
GREENLAND, Jane - passenger list for the 'Merkara' - 20 Aug 1890 - London, England to Maryborough, Queensland, AUSTRALIA
GREENLAND, Jane - passenger list for the 'Merkara' - 20 Aug 1890 - London, England to Maryborough, Queensland, AUSTRALIA
 
  20 Apr 2021

Newspapers

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WILLIS, William - funeral report - 1918
WILLIS, William - funeral report - 1918
Report in the Dover Express & East Kent News - Fri 15 November 1918 of Williams's funeral. 
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, William - funeral report - 1914
WILLIS, William - funeral report - 1914
Report in the Dover Express & East Kent News - Fri 23 October 1914 of Williams's funeral. 
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Jesse - funeral report - 1914
WILLIS, Jesse - funeral report - 1914
Report in the Dover Express & East Kent News - Fri 4 September 1914 of Jesse's funeral.  
  20 Apr 2021
WILLIS, Charles Henry - Newspaper report on his death. 1876
WILLIS, Charles Henry - Newspaper report on his death. 1876
 
  20 Apr 2021
William & Mary FAGG - Diamond Wedding Anniversary - 1932
William & Mary FAGG - Diamond Wedding Anniversary - 1932
Report printed in the Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld), Friday 8 January 1932, page 10 
  20 Apr 2021
MURPHY [BENEFIELD], Agnes Frances: WIFE FOUND DEAD - GAS LEAD NEAR THE BODY [1924]
MURPHY [BENEFIELD], Agnes Frances: WIFE FOUND DEAD - GAS LEAD NEAR THE BODY [1924]
New Zealand Herald, 29 October 1924, Page 8

WIFE FOUND DEAD

GAS LEAD NEAR THE BODY#

WANGANUI, Tuesday

A married woman, Agnes Frances Benefield, 41 years of age, the wife of Mr Percy Benefield, of Aramoho, was found dead in a room this afternoon.

A gas tube, connected to the burner, which was turned on, was found near the body. Mrs… 
  20 Apr 2021
Werribee Shire Banner - Thursday 25 July 1929: 'A Young Man's Impetuosity - BLOW COSTS HIM £27/19/-' [Transcription]
Werribee Shire Banner - Thursday 25 July 1929: "A Young Man's Impetuosity - BLOW COSTS HIM £27/19/-" [Transcription]
 
  20 Apr 2021
Werribee Shire Banner - Thursday 25 July 1929:
'A Young Man's Impetuosity - BLOW COSTS HIM £27/19/-'
Werribee Shire Banner - Thursday 25 July 1929: "A Young Man's Impetuosity - BLOW COSTS HIM £27/19/-"
In 1929 George and his brother Arthur were witnesses to a brawl between work colleagues and were called to give evidence in a claim for damages, held at Werribee Police Court. 
  20 Apr 2021
HOPPER, Ernest: The Observer (Adelaide) - Friday 2 June 1939
HOPPER, Ernest: The Observer (Adelaide) - Friday 2 June 1939
In June 1939 Ernest challenged the right of the Egg and Egg Pulp Marketing Board of Victoria to charge poultry farmers a penny per dozen eggs. The case was heard at the High Court of Australia, and was reported in the Adelaide Observer. 
  20 Apr 2021
HOPPER, Walter: The Argus (Melbourne)- Wednesday 30 March 1904: NEW INSOLVENTS
HOPPER, Walter: The Argus (Melbourne)- Wednesday 30 March 1904: NEW INSOLVENTS
 
  20 Apr 2021