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  1. Mindham

    Looking for help on this one,My mother Elsie May Mindham born 18 June 1903 i cannot find any record of her birth except on the death registration.I have no idea if she had any family or where she was born,although there was a mention she could have been adopted,ionly know she lived at 34 Sth...

    Started by trevanne‎, 17-06-2009 11:56 PM
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  2. Alice Ann Cartman

    Hi i have been trying(without success) to find any information about Alice ANN Cartman she was born in Blackburn,lancs in 1890,im told that she died in later life when her nightclothes caught fire ,sometime in the 60s or 70s,i cant find anything ,death records or anything about her i would really...

    Started by Chammy‎, 18-05-2009 12:26 PM
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  3. Brick wall demolished? Joshua Say 1750

    Boyd's Marriage Index has this entry 1749 SAY JOSHUA/UTTING MARY NORWICH ST MARY IN THE MARSH NORFOLK How reliable is Boyd? How do we gather evidence for/against the proposition that these are the parents of Joshua Say, born 1750 at Soham Cambs (nobody knows how he got there). At Soham he...

    Started by JohnF‎, 16-06-2009 7:14 PM
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    17-06-2009, 8:39 AM Go to last post
  4. Little Kimble

    |help| I finally recieved the marriage of Mary Benning to William Piddington Nov 5 1862. On the cert it lists Marys father as Roger Benning labourer, Witnesses William Horn and Thomas Brune. I cant seem to find anything on Roger Benning at all. No birth or death or census record. Was wondering if...

    Started by piddington‎, 16-06-2009 1:58 PM
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  5. Benning

    I'm at a dead stop at this point on my Benning family, I'm looking for the birth of Mary Benning abt 1840 in Little Kimble Buckinghamshire and who her parents were. I found her in the 1841 Census Little Kimble and thought I had hit pay dirt until 1851 in Little Kimble she is listed as the...

    Started by piddington‎, 27-05-2009 4:05 PM
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  6. 3rd time lucky with Eliza Adelaide Wilks?

    Hi I'm having trouble locating the correct death cert for my Gt Gt Grandmother Eliza Adelaide Wilks nee Clarke Born 02/04/1865 Chapel Street Stratford, I have found the following info Census 1871, 34 Church Road Wandsworth Census 1881, 11 Sadlers Cottage, Wandsworth Marriage 30/11/1884...

    Started by lise7894‎, 15-06-2009 11:17 AM
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    15-06-2009, 9:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Gertrude Caroline England

    I'm currently trying to prove that a friend and I are very distantly related as we both had distant relatives living in Bushey Herts. I cannot find the father and mother of the above lady. Born 3rd qtr of 1877 in Watford Herts and married Charles James Foskett in Watford on 10 Feb 1900. There is no...

    Started by keith.robinson‎, 13-06-2009 6:10 PM
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  8. Maria Butler & Thomas Brain.

    Hi My 3xgreat grandmother Sarah Brain was born in 1842 daughter of Thomas and Maria Brain formerly Butler in Bletchingdon, Oxon. I only just got the birth cert and up until now I never managed to find their marriage. Their first child was born in 1839. Thomas was born in 1815 in...

    Started by benny1982‎, 10-06-2009 10:07 PM
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  9. WARD changed name to FINCH - why?

    Our grandfather William James WARD born circa 1867 married Annie Eliza Granger in 1893 when he was a Corporal in the 2nd Dragoon Guards stationed at Canterbury, By 1894 he was a Sergeant stationed at Rawal Pindi, India and his son was born and baptised there. These are the only positive records I...

    Started by Bemidee‎, 15-05-2009 3:37 PM
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  10. Mary Ann Sarah Parker

    Morning All, Can anyone help me find this lady on the 1841 census? She was born 03 September 1825 and baptised 26 December 1825 at St John the Evangelist, Westminster. Parents George Parker and Elizabeth. I have the baptism record. She was married on 23 January 1842 to William Simpson at...

    Started by sueannbowen‎, 13-06-2009 11:01 AM
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  11. Talking Edward Mills - Jeanne Lewens married 1662

    Hi guys, I am a "newbie" and have been researching my family "Mills" for the past 15 years. I have a "brick wall" I am trying to knock down.' Edward Mills and Jeanne Lewens married in Mere 1662 - and I have been unable to locate Edwards father and mother from any sources so far!!! Any ideas, as...

    Started by kazwilly‎, 10-06-2009 12:21 AM
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    13-06-2009, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  12. Unhappy Finding my father

    I would like to know if anybody knew or knows a John James Lown,was married to Muriel Harvey in the 1948 till about 1950,they had a daughter in 1950 called carol ann,they lived in Mortlake surrey uk,if anyone has any information would you be kind enough to contact me at 'carolanngrimaud (at)...

    Started by carolann133‎, 12-06-2009 7:30 AM
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    13-06-2009, 9:02 AM Go to last post
  13. Mary Hunter Lee Laidlaw

    Hello all, Im determined to break down some brickwalls this week! My g-gm Mary Hunter Lee Laidlaw....... I was trying to trace was happened to her between that time and 1901, and cant find her on 1881 or 1891 census (neither can I find her father John). Any help appreciated - here is what...

    Started by BevGibbs‎, 12-06-2009 12:20 PM
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    13-06-2009, 12:21 AM Go to last post
  14. The elusive henry's daughter in law

    Whilst waiting for the certificate for Melina Pike I have picked up the wife of Henry's son, my Gt grandfather, William Henry Cable Pike. In 1889 he married Eliza Augusta O'Hennessey in St Saviour, Southwark According to the family Eliza was born in Ireland and outlived WHC Pike by some 24...

    Started by Raffaele‎, 22-05-2009 8:47 PM
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  15. Fact or Fiction? I need some google help

    I am trying to find out if an old sailing ship really existed or is it a figment of a novelist's imagination. 'The Vendragon' which was previously known as 'The Falmouth' and Captain Neagle was once the skipper. (I do know he is also a fictional character ;)) The ship was moored on the Thames...

    Started by Mutley‎, 05-06-2009 10:51 PM
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    12-06-2009, 11:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Oh Grandad Holme

    Has anyone any ideas, I am completely stumped. I have been trying to find; - my Grandfathers date of death, ( have no relatives to ask) - His 2nd marriage to a Winifred ?( no idea at all, when,but in Wales I think) Elkanah Wood Holme b 1890, Salford, Lancs, ( all I know is he moved to...

    Started by WIGAN‎, 11-06-2009 7:26 PM
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  17. Christening after marriage?

    One of my brickwalls is a bloke who Married in September and was Christened (same church in 18th century) in October (same year). Does this make sense? I suspect he was a "dissenter" (of undefined flavour) Any ideas? A new child? thanks John

    Started by JohnF‎, 11-06-2009 6:49 AM
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    12-06-2009, 8:16 AM Go to last post
  18. John Snell marriage

    My long standing brick wall is trying to found out when and who my gggg grandfather married. His name was John Titus Snell and he lived in the Pinchbeck area of Lincolnshire. His wife was Hannah who according to census returns, was born in Fosdyke around 1790. Their first child also called John...

    Started by mick‎, 09-06-2009 11:11 AM
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  19. GRANT - please help I'm in a muddle!!!

    Hello. |wave| This is not so much a brickwall but a pile of rubble. I am going around in circles and am really hoping a fresh pair of eyes will see something obvious. Michael Grant was born c1854 in Manchester. He died, aged 50 years, on 26 Jun 1905 and is buried in Moston Cemetery,...

    Started by Luzzu‎, 08-06-2009 4:29 PM
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    11-06-2009, 9:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Name mix up ?

    Hello , After doing a little research ive found my grandfathers name from some old paperwork that was kept in the family and he was Called Edward boardman and he died on the 28/12/1940 from war wounds. My Grandfather served in the RASC as a driver and was part of the experditionery force that was...

    Started by Richard 1967‎, 09-06-2009 10:57 AM
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    11-06-2009, 9:14 AM Go to last post

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