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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 3 May 2012 01:33


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 24 Apr 2012 09:15



CarolinAustralia Report 20 Apr 2012 09:04

Thank you so much Cherilyn - your assistance has been very much appreciated.

I was hoping to get the mother as she has been a bit elusive but the info provided helps very much.



۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 20 Apr 2012 06:39

Marriages Jun 1898 (>99%)
Armstrong Frederick William Carlisle 10b 1015
Shanks Margaret Bryce H Carlisle 10b 1015

Fredk's father's death:

Deaths Sep 1913 (>99%)
Armstrong Ridley 79 Carlisle 10b 631

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 20 Apr 2012 06:32

Hi Carol

Here is the death reg - note reg year:

Given Names: James William Ri
Father: James Ridley
Mother: Unknown
Death Place: TAYL
Age: 52
Year: 1983
Reg Number: 01726
Event: D

There is a tree online that may include his father b. 1902:

Lydia Faulder 1835 - 1906
....... +Ridley Armstrong 1834 - Unknown
....... 4 Robert Faulder Armstrong 1864 - 1864
....... 4 Mary Elizabeth Armstrong 1868 - 1868
....... 4 Ridley John Armstrong 1870 - Unknown
....... 4 Frederick William Armstrong 1873 - Unknown
.......... +Margaret Bryce Hamilton Shaule - Unknown
.......... 5 Marjorie Armstrong 1899 - 1899
.......... 5 Frederick Bryce Armstrong 1900 - Unknown
>>>>.......... 5 James Ridley Armstrong 1902 - Unknown
.......... 5 Margaret Mary Armstrong 1906 - Unknown

Matches this birth on FreeBMD in Leicestershire:

Births Sep 1902 (>99%)
Armstrong James Ridley Mt. Bosworth 7a 62

Match for his father in 1881 census with parents Ridley & Lydia:

Household Gender Age
Ridley Armstrong M 47 [b. Carlisle, Cumberland; Coffee & Tea Merchant]
Lydia Armstrong F 46
Ridley John Armstrong M 10
>>>Frederick Wm Armstrong M 8
Mary Ann Davies F 18

Birthplace: Broughton, Lancashire, England
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Marital Condition: Single
Profession/Occupation: Scholar
Address: 32 Camp St
Census Place: Broughton, Lancashire, England

In 1901, Fredk Wm and his family were in Langport Eastover, Somersetshire. Shows wife Margaret as aged 24, born Scotland.

Is this the right family?


CarolinAustralia Report 19 Apr 2012 20:44

Hi Cherilyn

Could you do me a look up please for Vic Deaths

James William Ridley Armstrong - died 1982 - and advise what information is provided.

Person is of british nationality but born on British army? base o/s - hopefully this will give me more info than Ancestry Death records before I proceed with purchasing cert.

Many thanks



GenieAngel Report 19 Apr 2012 11:24

Hi Cherilyn,

Thank you ever so much for Johns children. As always very much appreciated.
Johns children didn't live to a great except Annie interestingly the same name as James daughter who lived to a ripe old age!!!

Thanks again


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 19 Apr 2012 02:25


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 18 Apr 2012 02:48

Hi Liz

Here they are (or as much as I can find):

Robert 1861/10128 Sandhurst, d. 1930/1345 Fitzroy aged 59
Catherine Ellen 1863/10441 Sandhurst
Christina 1865/6918 Benalla, d. 1866/10021 aged 1
John 1867/24302 Sandhurst
Francis Neil c1871, d. 1919/18151 Melb East aged 48
Mary Ann 1878/8183 Collingwood, d. as Annie Mary JENKINS 1960/3500 Pres aged 81



GenieAngel Report 17 Apr 2012 23:55

Hi Cherilyn,

Could you please give me the bdms for John BRYER and Mary
This was back on page 37

I had not seen the age that Annie had died at... yes she certainly reached a ripe old age:-)



Reece Report 16 Apr 2012 08:02

Hello Cherilyn,

Very many thanks for all your help - yes, Herbert William Morris b. Casino is still living, is a widower, and is in Qld.

He has asked me for help as he thought he was descended from my Morris line but as I have found this is not correct I am trying, with your help, to find his ancestors. He is very grateful to all for the kind help given in finding them.

I looked again for Sarah Bonner's arrival in both NSW and Qld yesterday but without success.

I will have to leave it for awhile now as I am about to have visitors.

Very many thanks once again.


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 16 Apr 2012 03:13

Thanks, Helen, appreciate your support as always :-)


cupcakes Report 16 Apr 2012 03:06


you do a great job and have always said if you can not help and advised people on their next move...

I also did not want to do any bad mouthing about some members but someone is making it very difficult not to get their back up and have a shot back.....I have also said before maybe these boards aren't for you

we are all here to lend a hand if we can not to play school yard games!

and I don't think it is very nice to make Cheilyn's page your sounding board!

without prejudice...Helen. (just my opinion)

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK know who you can pm me any comments
DON'T ABUSE Cherilyns page.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 16 Apr 2012 02:38

Seems Reece already knew about them going to NSW? Always helps to have all the info available, you're right about that.


Sad_Mushroom Report 15 Apr 2012 12:00

hahaha either way...glad the NSW issue showed Cherilyn where to look..



Sad_Mushroom Report 15 Apr 2012 11:46

Sorry Cherilyn,,,
I'm really not your competitor.....but what we both have access to may really kick some butt..
I am willing to sit back and wait.....

I think the child in 1911 ws to the son Arthur and a new wife...


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 15 Apr 2012 11:28

I would say 1911 is too late for a child of Arthur snr and Sarah Ann (b. c1864) and that this is a child of this couple:


The child born in 1911 in Bowral, fits with death of mother in Bowral (long way from Casino, which is nr the Qld border)?


Daughter Annie was definitely in Casino in 1911 as you say, so...did Arthur snr die there in 1933, son of Wm & Katherine?

Arthur & Sarah's daughter Sarah Jane m. Wm Jas KIRKHAM in 1910 in Casino (reg 1201). She died in Casino in 1964 (reg 36455); Wm died in Casino in 1948. They had a daughter named Emmeline Rose KIRKHAM in 1911 (m. Geo MESKELL 1937 Casino, d. 1984 Casino).

MORRIS is definitely a very common name, too easy to make leaps! Casino & District Family History Society might be helpful (if you are still hanging in there, Reece!)

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 15 Apr 2012 11:25


At the time you initially posted, it seemed you were researching old requests that I had been unable to assist, or where you felt you had additional info. And I did reply, if you check back, suggesting sending a PM instead (to past 'old' posters).

That is somewhat different to responding to requests before I have even had the opportunity to reply (and on which I may already be spending time).

Sorry that I did not make that more clear, I guess I didn't want to appear rude, and still don't. No offence intended.

P.S. This is my thread, in the sense that I started it off, and offered to do lookups. It seems reasonable therefore to assume that anyone who posts here is asking for help from me. Those who wish to ask for help from the wider GR community can, and do, start their own thread.

I don't think I am being too precious or unreasonable, regardless of what you think/insinuate. Anyone else reading this thread who thinks I am, please feel free to tell me so (or alternatively, offer support!)


Sad_Mushroom Report 15 Apr 2012 11:10

I think he did Cherilyn...
So did the daughter Annie...

I think Arthur and Sarah also has a LATE child born in 1911...NSW


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 15 Apr 2012 10:48

Really not interested in playing that game, Kellie [referring to vaguely snide comment about me while addressing Reece]...I tried to be polite. And I thought you didn't PM people?

Reece, below from trove if you haven't already got it: she was 62. Notice indicates 2 sons and a daughter...but maybe you have this info now?

The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 23 December 1954
IN the Estate of NEVENIA MORRIS late of Kyogle In the State of New South Wales Widow deceased -Application will be made after 14 days from the publication hereof that Administration of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to Milvvard Earl Unicomb, Aubrey James Morris and Herbert Willlam Morris, a son in law and sons respectively of the said deceased...


Did Arthur Wm die in NSW in 1936, son of Arthur & Sarah Ann?

MORRIS AUBREY JAMES : Service Number - N464559 : Date of birth - 06 Jun 1924 : Place of birth - CASINO NSW : Place of enlistment - PADDINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - MORRIS NEVENIA

and another son

MORRIS JOHN WALTER BONNER : Service Number - NX43219 : Date of birth - 20 Oct 1918 : Place of birth - CASINO NSW : Place of enlistment - PADDINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - MORRIS NEVENIA

deaths - Ryerson
MORRIS Aubrey James (Blue) Funeral notice 22JUN1998 Death 74 late of Cedars Nursing Home, Casino
MORRIS Clare Mary Funeral notice 06JUL2008 Death at Lismore Base Hospital, late of Casino
UNICOMB Jean May Death notice 13FEB2008 Death 88 at Regis Nursing Home, Caboolture, Qld
MORRIS Nevenia Obituary 08OCT1954 Publication 62 late of Kyogle
[all notices were in Northern Star, Lismore]

Let me know if you are aware of Herbert, Milward or John being alive and I will delete info.

EDIT: Found Milward Earl's burial at Lismore, d. 6/1/1988.