Genealogy Projects tagged with new south wales on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Irish Settlement in New South Wales

    Irish Australians (Irish: Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. They came to Australia from the late eighteenth century on as convicts or settlers, and contributed to Australia's...

  • Obituary - New South Wales

    Obituary - New South Wales Portal - A sub project of Obituary Portal Obituaries are an excellent way to find information, or confirm facts about a persons life, relationships, occupation and ethnic background. Eventually this will become a portal for minor projects that will be sorted by year of death. If you find a person on the tree, or add someone that has his/her obituary here, please c...

  • Convicts and Naval Personnel on the First Fleet, Australia, 1788

    A project to collect and merge the profiles for any convict or naval personnel arrivals on the First Fleet from England to Australia, 1778-1788. First Fleet From Wikipedia First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787 with about 1,487 people, including 778 convicts (192 women and 586 men), to establish the first European colony in Australia, ...

  • Executed - New South Wales

    Within weeks of the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788 and the establishment of Sydney, New South Wales as the first permanent European settlement, Thomas Barrett became the first person to be executed in Australia under British law. Most of the earlier hangings were for stealing, one person hanged for stealing bread due to hunger. These people escaped the gallows in England, to, some of them, ...

  • Centenarian - Australia

    Centenarian - Australia Project. Please add persons who lived to 100 years or more. Alice Philpott 1906 -2007 This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Australian Penal Colonies

    The following is a list of Australian Penal Colonies. Cockatoo Island Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1839 and closed in 1869 Rose Hill Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Sydney Cove Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Moreton Bay Located in Queensland. Opened in 1824. Redcliffe Located in Queensland. Opened in 1823 and closed in 1824. Maria Islan...

  • Grave Photography - Northern Rivers- North East - New South Wales - Australia

    Most are aware of the wonderful network of photo volunteers at Find A Grave Site and Billion Graves who have teamed up with Geni.Com Billion Graves Team Project The process involves requesting a photograph on the site for a specific profile, the request is broadcasted to all volunteers in that area. This is a test project to co-ordinate a specific area IF you place a request for an area o...

  • English Settlement in New South Wales

    This is a sub-project of English Emigration to Australia English Settlement in New South Wales 13 May 1787 – The 11 ships of the First Fleet leave Portsmouth under the command of Capt Arthur Phillip. Different accounts give varying numbers of passengers but the fleet consisted of at least 1,350 persons of whom 780 were convicts and 570 were free men, women and children and the number incl...

  • Bound for New South Wales

    Shipping Portal for ships "Bound fo New South Wales" after the third fleet, please see Australian Pioneers Project for the vessels that first sailed to create the colony. This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM Ireland, England , Scotland, Prussia, United States, Cornwall and Wales (projects to be created) This icon is reser...

  • George Evans and Elizabeth Williams - London DNA

    George Evans and Elizabeth Williams arrived in South Australia on the "Katherine Stewart Forbes" in 1837 with their children. Please add profiles of the ancestors and decedents that have been matched by DNA testing. This usually requires a few results and some are not able to be shared, please be scientific in your approach in adding profiles. If you have been tested and feel you are connec...

  • DNA - New South Wales Portal

    This is a portal page to list DNA projects within the New South Wales Australian gene pool .We have an opportunity to really work together, if you are from New South Wales Australia and have been tested please request to collaborate here.If there is a conflict where DNA is not confirmed, please start a discussion under the profile and add the profile to this project. (If you cannot add it, at l...

  • "Alexander" 1788 (Convict Ship) First Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    Alexander - Departed England 13 May 1787 and arrived at Botany Bay 19 Jan 1788. 210 male convicts boarded. Ships Master was Duncan Sinclair. Before "Alexander" left Portsmouth a fever broke out and killed 16 men. 15 more convicts died on the journey. Alphabetical list of crew, marines, wives, passengers and convicts A Robert Abel Robert Abel [Convict "Alexander" 1788] Henry Abrahams H...

  • New South Wales, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the New South Wales, Australia Portal on Geni This is a sub-project of the Australian Portal This New South Wales Portal has been created to: Link together existing New South Wales, Australia projects Encourage new New South Wales, Australia projects to be created Encourage collaboration between New South Wales-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have New South...

  • Cornish settlement in New South Wales

    Cornish settlement in New South Wales Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting...

  • Interstate - New South Wales to South Australia

    Interstate - New South Wales to South Australia Sources: Ships Passenger Lists and Vessels If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. 1838 Emma Eugenia from Sydney arrived in SA on 2nd May 1838 Passengers: Thomas Fitzpatrick; 1839 George James Thomas Squire/Squires arrived in SA 20th Nov 1839 aboard John Pirie ...

  • Fallen - WW1 - New South Wales

    List of the "fallen" in world war I - natives of New South Wales===Resources* Australian War Memorial (work in progress) This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Interstate - Settlers to New South Wales

    Please add profiles of persons who moved from other States to New South Wales. IE: If they arrived in another State, or were born in another State but died in New South Wales, they should be added here. This is also a portal for specific voyages of settlers moving interstate to New South Wales. Profiles can be added to the specific project fro State to State. Interstate voyage projects This...

  • Scottish settlement in New South Wales

    Scottish settlement in New South Wales " The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770. please add profiles here of Scottish people who set...

  • Lost or Died Abroad - New South Wales

    Lost or Died Abroad - New South WalesThis project is a means to locate, identify and solve genealogical problems and mysteries of the past. Please post news paper clippings with links to the source. hopefully we can find these persons on the tree.==1888The London detectives are inquiring into a case which looks very much like murder. There came home by the "Ormuz" a steerage passenger of the na...