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Thursday, April 26, 2012


There is a Mawbey family history written by Henry Mawbey of Bristol, UK, published on the web with the URL
Unfortunately, the link I had to it here has been broken, and a recent attempt to connect with the site brought up the warning 'potentially malicious website'.
I am now going to direct my research efforts at tracking down the males on the English Mawbey pedigree who produced male heirs who may be the ancestors of my GGGrandfather, George Mawbey.


Yesterday, 25 April, was Anzac Day in Australia.
This is the day when Australians remember their men and women who have served in wars throughout the world.
The Boer War in South Africa, World War I in the Middle East and Europe, World War II in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the current deployment of Australian troops in Afghanistan.
A website called Forces War Records ( reveals that two British Mawbeys fought in the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815.
They were:
C E Mawbey, Boy 3rd class
John Mawbey, midshipman