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    1. Re: [Fiji] Scanlan Family 1870-1877
    2. Christine Liava'a
    3. In Kaivalagi- census of Europeans resident in Fiji 1874-75, there is listed a P Seaulau, married, 1 wife, 3 chidren at Dreketi, SavuSavu District. I think this is a misreading of P Scanlon. The other facts fit. Your best chance of finding out anything about them is to access a microfilm copy of The Fiji Times for those years. The children who were born in Fiji should be listed in the Fiji Birth registrations, which start at Cession- 1874. These registrations are available through the Mormon church microfilms, or by writing to the Fiji Registrar of BDMs. Christine On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 8:01 PM, Lee Goleby <>wrote: > > My great-great grandparents, Patrick Scanlan and Elizabeth Scanlan nee > Campion, and family lived in Fiji from 1870 to 1877. I don't know where > they lived. > > They had a daughter, Catherine (Kate), who was born in New Zealand before > the move to Fiji. > > Children who may have been born in Fiji include: James, Richard Patrick (or > Robert Patrick), Elizabeth (Betty), Margaret (Maggie), and Isabella > (Belle). > > The family legend is that the Scanlans lost everything due to a "Fiji > Hurricane" - I don't know which one, but they returned to New Zealand in > 1877. > > Is there anyone who could suggest how I go about researching this family > during their time in Fiji? > > Regards > > Lee > > ----------- F I J I ----------- > Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Fiji which > comprises the Fiji Islands and Rotuma. > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes > in the subject and the body of the message > -- Christine Liava'a Pacific Islands Interests group NZ Society of Genealogists Fiji in World War 1 NZ Agent; Tongan Research Association Pre-1839 Foreigners in New Zealand

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