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by Narelle
Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Asia
Topic: Singapore Newspaper Archives Free Online
Replies: 3
Views: 1870

Re: Singapore Newspaper Archives Free Online

It is a brilliant site. I have found some interesting family information in these papers. We even used the website to prepare for our trip to the Singapore library last year to locate and pay for photocopies of the actual articles.
Narelle
by Narelle
Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:41 am
Forum: Asia
Topic: Scots in Burma DARWOOD/DURWOOD and SNOWBALL
Replies: 7
Views: 5268

Hi Anne, It is interesting that you say being an engineer didn't necessarily make him a son of a wealthy family. Maybe I am looking in the wrong places. I am also glad that you came across the John Darwood from Monikie born c 1804. Is there any way I can find out more about that family? Who do I spe...
by Narelle
Sun Jul 08, 2007 6:18 am
Forum: Asia
Topic: Scots in Burma DARWOOD/DURWOOD and SNOWBALL
Replies: 7
Views: 5268

Hello Joette and Anne, Many thanks for your warm welcomes. I did not mention earlier that a LOT of research has gone into this family and I am not the only person who is researching them at the moment but we have all come to a standstill. We have managed to cover many family lines back to John Darwo...
by Narelle
Sat Jul 07, 2007 2:35 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Scots in Burma DARWOOD/DURWOOD and SNOWBALL
Replies: 7
Views: 5268

Scots in Burma DARWOOD/DURWOOD and SNOWBALL

Hello All, I am researching my husband's line of DARWOOD. It begins with John Darwood born c 1800's in Scotland possibly Angus - Monikie or Forfar. John was an engineer on the paddlesteamer "Diana" that was used in the first Burma War of 1824. John lost his leg during the attack on Martaban and was ...