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Walker Family in Tasmania

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Walker Family in Tasmania

Posted: 26 Dec 2012 8:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi - I need some help. My grandfather was Walter Alexander Walker. The only information I have on him is from his death certificate.
He was born 1889 in Launceston to William Walker and Mary Elizabeth Johnson. He lived in Tasmania for 31 years and then Victoria for 30 years (mostly Newmarket now called North Melbourne. He went back to Tassie in 1926 to get married there with Hilda Hayhoe in Newstead Tasmania. There are no records of his birth nor his marriage. Walter and Hilda had five boys, one was my dad plus four uncles. None of the latter know anything about Walter or their grandparents. Rumour has it that there was a religious fall out between Walter and his parents. William and Mary were apparently farmers in Tasmania according to Walter's death certificate.
If anyone has any clues please help as I'm getting nowhere very fast.
Thanks
Christine
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
c_smith_52 27 Dec 2012 3:08AM GMT 
warncoort1 27 Dec 2012 4:18AM GMT 
c_smith_52 28 Dec 2012 2:58AM GMT 
warncoort1 28 Dec 2012 3:30AM GMT 
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