Category Archives: Showler

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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Thomas Showler – Convict – when did he die?

I obtained the death certificate of a Thomas Showler who died in 1860 at Cooma NSW in the hope that maybe it would show if he was the Thomas Showler, who was born in 1797 Aylesbury Buckinghamshire,  who was the cousin of my GG Grandfather John Showler/Shoulders. The Thomas Showler listed on this death certificate …

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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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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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