"Re 1839 Dare William.
Catherine. Thanks very much that is what I was looking for. I had some info on William Dear and the "Washington Irving" but not enough to say for sure if that was my G/Grandfather. I am satisfied now because his…"
"How about the following from ancestry.com
Dear, William, 18, farm laborer, Little Shelford, Cambridge
parents: Joshua and Mary living at Shelford
religion: C of E
read or write: both
relations in the colony: none
state of bodily health, strength,…"
I am trying to find out how and when my G/Grandfather William Dare born 1839 Little Shelford came to Australia. It could have been between 1851 and 1870. He was not a convict because transportation ended 1842. I have exhausted all passenger lists enquiries and hit a brick wall. Has anyone any ideas. Is there a site I can check as to his departure from England.Bernie DareSee More
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