Hi Jean, Thanks for your reply.Charles Henry Brown and wife Lavina Jane Cotton moved to W.A,year unknown.Other than Alan Francis Brown,Charles and Lavina had more children,my wife didnt know them at all. We would like to know where the Brown/Cotton family came from to settle in Tasmania and what they were involved in while there. Alan Francis Brown,my wifes father was killed at the end of WW2 and was supported by the Grandparents with her education. I hope this info can help. Regards. David.