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Westerlund Family Tree: Genealogy

Australian and English Genealogy, Ancestry, BDMs, Research and Pedigree Charts by Westerlund Eco Services



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in search of Capt W.J.Williams

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (1915)

W.J. Williams Capt.

BIRTH ABT 1895 • England

1841 Avenger: • Australia or England: Capt

1841 Miltiades 14 Feb 1920 Brisbane to S.Africa to London

26 April 1924 • Demosthene London to Albany (to Sydney)

dropped some "Fairbridge kids" off at Albany: 

1924-29: war and ships

1932: ship Akarua: and Pakeha: and Taranaki: and Themistocles

1932: 1937:Morton Bay

11 Feb 1937 • Australia Brisbane to Sydney to Burnie, Tasmania

1937-42 Euripides=Akaroa

27 Sept 1947 • New Zealand to London to bring back the x war ship.

1947-52 Party in Hobart party with company, Port Line Ltd, Mr W.Gregory

1950 • Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

1955 Gothic 1 Sept 1951 • London, England

Retired 1951-56

Death Aft. 1952 • England, England?


Credenda-Ship of 250 Irish women

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (1437)

My ggmother came over from Ireland, as a 20 year old lass, in the hope of a new Aussie life.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)

Wednesday 9 November 1853

GEELONG.-Arrivals : November 1. Credenda, from Southampton, 343 Government emigrants ;

The emigrant ship Credenda, from Southampton made a favourable passage to this port in 84 days. Her passengers speak highly of the good usage and kindness of both the surgeon and the captain towards them during the voyage. The greater part of the passengers are Irish aud a few English. There are :-250 single females, 22 young men, and 40 married couples, all looking well aud healthy.-