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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 ?
As a professional genealogist, I've spent thousands of hours indexing original records, and it also takes time to travel to a record office, order a bundle/volume, find the relevant file/page, order photocopies or get digital images, and send them to you; so I charge fees for these services:
Option 1: If you want me to copy the original documents, my fee is $13 (total) for up to ten names on this page. You will receive the copies as digital downloads. 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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