Josiah/James Mitchell HUNT

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kjmhaus
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New Friends -

I am trying to trace my Great Great GrandFather - Josiah or James Hunt - (and Great Great Grandmother) whom Family stories say emigrated from Shropshire to Adelaide Australia by ship in the 1830/40s.

We have details of my Great Grandfather (James Mitchell Hunt) whom either came as a child on the same vessel with my Great Great Grandfather/Grandmother .....or.....or was born in Australia shortly after arrival.

James Mitchell Hunt married in Australia 1874 but the Aus records do not show information which would trace back to his father and mother therefore my Great Great Grandfather. My Great Grandfather did name two of his sons as Josiah and James respectively.

All Hunt named descendants from this James Mitchell Hunt continue carry  "Mitchell" as their second last name.

Any light that might be able to be shown would be appreciated.

Thanking you all - Kenneth Hunt

pete edwards
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Hi Kenneth,

Not sure if its any use to you, but freebmd has a Josiah Hunt birth in the March Q 1843, Bromsgrove district, vol 18, page 226,

Best wishes

Pete,

pete edwards
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Also,

There is a Marriage in the Sept Q, 1856 Stourbridge district, vol 6c page 213,between a Josiah Hunt and either, Deborah Heathcock or Hanna Sheldon Elwell, Would it be possible to post to post a bit more info, Shropshire is a large county and the surname Hunt is quite common,every little bit helps,

Pete,

kjmhaus
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Hi Pete....Many thanks....Best wishes 2013....

Seems James Mitchell Hunt may have had a brother and father Josiah....the year dates you mention  suggest his brother? Any details re Marriage Certs and parents?

I am happy to cover expenses for any searches and will be in Shropshire ....et al ....July 2013.

Kenneth Hunt