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From: "Louise C" <>
Subject: [DEV] SOBEY: Plymouth Dev to Brisbane QLD
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 23:45:16 +0100
Is there an Australian site to search for births, marriages & deaths, or specifically for any of the different states please?
Can anyone help me with this family please?
Dwelling: 17 Bedford St
Census Place: Stoke Damerel, Devon, England
Source: FHL Film 1341533 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2212 Folio 68 Page 13
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Thomas SOBEY M 27 M St Budeaux, Devon, England
Mary A.A. SOBEY M 28 F Devonport, Devon, England
Florence A. SOBEY 1 F Stoke Damerel, Devon, England
Clara J. SOBEY 2 m F Stoke Damerel, Devon, England
No sign of them in England 1891 & 1901 censues.
Mother, Mary Ann Amelia, was nee GITSHAM
I *think* they might have also had John Joseph G. SOBEY Dec ¼ 1882 Stoke Dameral
This is probably John Joseph Gitsham SOBEY apparently born 19 Sep 1882 Plymouth, married Annie UNKNOWN & enlisted into the "Citizen's Military Forces" at Brisbane. (source: http://www.naa.gov.au/)
I have a note that father Thomas *might have* died from a fatal injury caused by a horse in 1911 Brisbane.
I have other SOBEYs (and a SOBEE) who went off to Australia and would love to trace b,m & ds for them.