The history of the Sykes family in Australia by Geoff Sykes

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Published by G. Sykes in [Goulburn, N.S.W.] .

Written in English

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  • Sykes family.,
  • Australia -- Genealogy.

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Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Geoff Sykes.
LC ClassificationsCS2009 .S98 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4203058M
ISBN 100959621601
LC Control Number80482188

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