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Why I use & recommend Findmypast
School admission registers are a valuable source for genealogy research. Names below are from my index to Cooktown Boys' State School admission registers, Jan 1885 to May 1889. Registers for later years also exist. Details given in the original source are date of admission, pupil's name, age, residence (usually a street), religion, parent's occupation, month/year in each class, and month/year of leaving or returning to the school (but in a few cases some information is missing because page edges have crumbled).
Explanation of names below:
List of names
..ON John Tate ?
EASTWELL G.. ?
SAINT CLAIR Richard
WATSON Otto ?
Genealogy is my business (not just a hobby), so I charge fees for my time, regardless of the result. I've spent over 35 years learning about (and indexing) original records, and it takes time/money to consult my index, travel to a record office in Brisbane, find the relevant bundle/volume and file/page, and send you the results.
Option 1: If you want a digital image of the original document (sent via the Internet), my fee is $13 (total) for up to ten names from the list above. If you need traditional paper photocopies, or digital images posted on a USB thumb drive or a CD, extra fees apply (see Delivery Options). See how to send requests and payment (my email address is on that page).
Option 2: I will (for a fee of $2 for one SURNAME plus $1 per additional SURNAME) provide source references (the record office, and its location number for the source) so you can do the work yourself. See how to send requests and payment (my email address is on that page).
Cooktown Hospital admission registers (indexed).
Residents of Cooktown in 1874 (index to a petition with their signatures).
Cooktown burials and headstones (published book).
My other genealogy sites have additional advice and names.
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I use and recommend Findmypast
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