Posted by Philippa Harvey on November 04, 2002 at 00:36:16:
In Reply to: Name of CHinese ancestor posted by Greg J on October 29, 2002 at 05:39:13:
I've been told that it is possible to get a copy of the naturalisation application which would be signed by the applicant - might give you a further clue in the ongoing puzzle. I'm not sure where these can be found, but for some reason I keep thinking of the Maritime Museum in Sydney? My gg-father was Chinese too (and lived in Queensland), but he had a western name from the earliest records we can find and so far I can't find any indication of naturalisation. However, his father's name was Fu Pan - wonder if there could be a connection here?
Good luck with your search - I've been looking for a couple of years now with little result, but I refuse to give up.
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