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by houston
Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5780

Re: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?

JENS LARSEN WESTH B. 1797 Is there any possibility of getting information on the parents and grandparents of the abovementioned - Siblings, Uncles - I understand there was a boatbuilder in the family line. Also how far back do the records go in Denmark. My mothers name was Thyra Danabod Westh and I ...
by houston
Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: WESTH Cornelius Andrew Westh
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Re: WESTH Cornelius Andrew Westh

Hi Anne H I havent checked this site for a long time and then was contacted by someone in the last day or two who thinks they might be related through this Cornelious ( no guarantee) of course but prompted me to check site again. I also had been handed a copy of the Naturalisation papers on Corneliu...
by houston
Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: England
Topic: Gillham William/Monk Mary Ann
Replies: 7
Views: 1537

Re: Gillham William/Monk Mary Ann

Could someone please confirm deny or correct the 1851 census on the above Gillham William/Monk Mary Ann. which says place of birth as Earthing - Question: Should this rather be Eastling
Thanking you
houston
by houston
Sat Jul 17, 2010 6:39 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: WESTH Cornelius Andrew Westh
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

WESTH Cornelius Andrew Westh

I am looking for information on Cornelius Andrew Westh born abt. 1843 Bornholm Denmark. Memorial of Naturalisation for Australia 26 June 1897 states his occupation as a Miner or Mariner My grandfather Lars Phillip Westh came from Bornholm also and I would like to know if he is related. A cousin or a...
by houston
Fri Jul 16, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5780

Re: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?

Dear Littaol Back again I have been handed a copy of 'Memorial for Letters of Naturalization" dated 26th day June, 1897 in Australia for a Cornelius Andrew Westh who arrived in in the colony of Victoria by the ship 'Oldenburg' 5/1/1860 from the port of London England This document says he is 54 yrea...
by houston
Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5780

Re: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?

Dear Girls What can I say - just came back to look at the page again and there was so much more that I didnt expect - thanks is never enough. As Sarah say Littaol Fantastic work and thrilling for those of us down under who had no information at all. Its happy feelings alround. God Bless you all hous...
by houston
Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: England
Topic: Gillham William/Monk Mary Ann
Replies: 7
Views: 1537

Re: Gillham William/Monk Mary Ann

Hi Trish and Sarah
What a blessing you ladies are.
and all I can say is Good Lord they must have been busy on those long cold nights.
Thanks for your help
houston.
by houston
Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:06 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5780

Re: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?

Hi Littaol I am blown away with the result you posted and feel sad my Mum is not here to read it. It will be so good now a start has been made for my cousins and the children to know they have some extended families out there somewhere I wonder how far they go back - to Viking times I guess. Althoug...
by houston
Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:40 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5780

Re: Need help with Norwegian or Danish ancestors ?

Hello Litta Yes I would be very grateful for some assistance with my Danish Ancestors. I found a birth cert. (declaration of birth made in New Zealand 1902) of my grandfathers, amongst my desc'd mothers things and it reads: Lars Philip West: Born at: Knudsker Riding (?) Bornholm Denmark 28th day Nov...
by houston
Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Jens Larsen Westh
Replies: 2
Views: 1492

Re: Jens Larsen Westh

Got your reference to Litta Sarah
Thanks for that.
houston