Category Archives: Shoulders

William Porter b1790 Aylesbury Buckinghamshire

William Porter was the son of William Porter and Keziah Taman. William was born on the 26 Mar 1790 at Aylesbury Buckinghamshire. I have no other information on William. He was the brother to my 4x great grandmother Esther. His siblings were: Charlotte born 9 Jun 1783 and died 16 May 1784 William born 29 …

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John and Thomas Showler – Aylesbury Buckinghamshire – Cousin Convicts

 Last week I visited the NSW State Records at Kingswood and one thing I wanted to check was the Ticket of Leave & Certificate of Freedom for John Showler & Thomas Showler, who were convicts that arrived in 1828 and 1831 respectively.  On the convict indent, Thomas indicates that he had a cousin John …

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My Maternal Ancestors

This is a list of my maternal ancestors.  Also, forgive me as I try out different wordpress themes today. My Maternal Grandmothers Ancestors My Grandmother Catherine Gladys Dilworth –(1900-1980) My Great Grandparents: Charles Patrick Dilworth (1861-1946) & Margaret McCormick (c1862-1932) My Great Great Grandparents Joseph Dilworth (c1807-1887) & Mary Quirk – (1832-1911) Dennis McCormick (c1815-1890 …

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John Shoulders or John Showler Aylesbury Buckinghamshire

I am sitting here wondering if I should get excited or just stay calm.  I’m wondering if after 20 odd years, I’ve actually found when my ancestor John Shoulders arrived in NSW. All the information that I know up today, was that he married Mary Ryan (Ryan is on the marriage certificate but actual maiden …

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