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Looking for information on how to search Netherlands BDM records

Posted: 30 Apr 2011 10:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cullens, Blaghurst,
Hi there!
To whomever can help!
I am trying to track down an elusive ancestor who came to Australia in around 1855.
Cornelius Charles Cullens married in 1856 in a small town called Beechworth in Victoria Australia. He lists his town of birth as Rotterdam Holland. His father is listed as Daniel Cullens (a Ships Captain) and his mother is listed as Cornelia Cullens nee Blaghurst (spelling may not be quite right as it is difficult to read.)
I suspect they came to Australia just as the gold rush commenced in Victoria. I have not found his or her name on any Ships passenger lists as yet. I am trying to find either a birth record for Cornelius or a marriage record for Daniel and Cornelia. On the Marriage certificate for Cornelius he lists his age as 27, which means he may have been born somewhere between 1827-1830. I am guessing the marriage recording for Daniel may be in the 1825-1830 period.
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wildfiremiss 1 May 2011 4:23AM GMT 
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ubbenkotte 1 May 2011 3:09PM GMT 
wildfiremiss 2 May 2011 9:53PM GMT 
wildfiremiss 2 May 2011 9:52PM GMT 
Rachel Butler 12 May 2013 5:06AM GMT 
Lars Roobol 12 May 2013 8:43AM GMT 
Rachel Butler 27 May 2013 11:21AM GMT 
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