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Forum: Strays

List all the waifs and strays you discover here, and perhaps we can find them a home.

  1. George H W STOTT, b c1891 Aberdeen - WW1

    Mis-filed as Scott (& indexed as Fred Scott - we poor genealogists don't stand a chance, do we! ) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): George Hawkins W STOTT, born Peterculter. Home address Aberdeen. Father George. Trade: Electrical Engineer/Fitter. Married 1917 (Peterculter), to B M SCOTT (the...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 10:11 AM
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  2. Alfred SCHOLEFIELD, b c1889 Leeds - WW1

    Mis-filed as Scofield (& not even indexed) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Alfred SCHOLEFIELD, home address HIPPERHOLME, Halifax (Yorkshire). Born DRIGHLINGTON (Leeds). Enlisted May 1915, declared age 25yr 275days. Discharged 1918. Regt (RFA) No 28041. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58688 to 58692

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 7:35 AM
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  3. Albert Walter SCHOFIELD, London - WW1

    Mis-filed under SCO (and not indexed) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A few pages (not very informative) for Albert Walter SCHOFIELD, home address WOOD GREEN (London). Discharged 1918. Rank Sergeant. Regt (RGA) No 65680. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58679 to 58687

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 7:27 AM
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  4. James or Joseph SCHOFIELD, b c1883 - WW1

    Mis-filed as SCOFIELD in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363), someone has taken care to add the "H" to his name on most forms. Attested as JOSEPH, but recorded (with a check-tick) as JAMES on form B103 (Active Service). James or Joseph SCHOFIELD, home address BRADFORD (Yorkshire). A Collector by...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 7:18 AM
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  5. Allan FORBES, MM, b c1897 Aberdeen - WW1

    Mis-filed with Scofield in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A few pages (several illegible, but a useful "Medical History") for Allan FORBES, enlisted at Aberdeen aged 19yr 20 days on 24 January 1916. Born Gartley, Aberdeen. A Horseman by trade. No discharge date, but he survived the war....

    Started by fullscott‎, 21-08-2014 10:32 PM
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  6. Harvey or Harry SCHOFIELD, b 1899 Royton WW1

    Mis-filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Harvey (or is it Harry?) SCHOFIELD, born Royton, nr Oldham, Lancs, November 1899. A Cotton Spinner. Parents George E & Fanny. Enlisted December 1917, discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 94047; 78320; 147303. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58603...

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-08-2014 4:42 PM
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  7. Susan RUDALL of Boyton, Cornwall (b. 1730)

    Born 16th January 1830 of Boyton Cornwall, Died 14th January 1862, Buried at St. Germanus, Faulkbourne, Essex. I followed this young woman back through the census, as I was curious as to why she would be buried so far from home. In 1841 and 1851, she was living with her family at Boyton,...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 20-08-2014 2:00 PM
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  8. William SAMS, b c 1886, Herts - military

    Mis-filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William SAMS, possibly William Leonard ... or William Charles ... or Robert William? Born Hertfordshire, father Joseph, brothers George Charles (address Ontario, Canada), Frederick & Leonard. Sister Daisy. Home address...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-08-2014 9:44 PM
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  9. Arthur John SHINGLER, Newport, b c1899 - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Arthur John SHINGLER, born Newport, Monmouthshire. Enlisted August 1917 at Newport, age 18yr, a Seaman. Discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 26835, 49147, 27695, 680421. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58357 to 58372

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-08-2014 3:36 PM
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  10. Joseph Arthur SCUTTS, b c1890 - WW1

    Mis-filed as SCOTTS in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Joseph Arthur SCUTTS, born Birmingham end1889/start 1890 (Birth registered Q1 1890). Enlisted July 1915, claiming to be 19yrs old and living in Greenwich. Discharged March 1916. Re-enlisted February 1918, discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 16258...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-08-2014 2:01 PM
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  11. Robert SHARP(E) of Great Thurlow Suffolk

    At St. Mary the Virgin, Great Bardfield, Essex: The banns of marriage between Robert SHARP of the parish of Great Thurlow in the County of Suffolk, widower and Anna Maria POLLET of this parish, single woman were published in the church three several Sundays That is to say on Sunday the 8th...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 16-08-2014 12:37 PM
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  12. Festus JONES b c1884 Llanelly - post WW1

    Mis-filed under FES in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Festus JONES, WW1 Reg Nos 12620 & 489425. Re-enlisted June 1921, Reg No 3951475. Declared birthdate March 1884. Served until 1923. Home address LLANELLY. Married Margaret WILLIAMS 1904 (Neath). 2 children: Joseph (b1908) & Margaret...

    Started by fullscott‎, 14-08-2014 6:31 PM
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  13. Daniel CONNOR, b c1854, Yorkshire Regt 1875

    Mis-filed with NUG in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Daniel CONNOR (or CONNORS?), born Huddersfield. A Collier, he attested for the Yorkshire Regiment at Sheffield, 16 December 1875, age 21yr 9m. Reg No 637. Deserted 30 Dec 1875. Anc****y, NUG, pages 1400 to 1406

    Started by fullscott‎, 12-08-2014 1:01 PM
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  14. Strays buried at St Mary's Prestwich

    Over a period of time I have been compiling a list of names of people from outside the area who were buried in St Mary's graveyard.It is not a comprehensive list of stays.All the people listed were patients at Prestwich Lunatic Asylum.In the actual PRs it lists Joe BLOGGS,formerly of...

    Started by uksearch‎, 06-10-2005 3:08 PM
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  15. Frederick Charles BACHE, b c1885 - WW1

    Mis-filed (and not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Just 2 sides of a page for: Frederick Charles BACHE, married Amelia Louise PAPPS 1912. Home address Canonbury Road, Islington, London. Children: Frederick Stephen (b1914) & Francis (b1917). Attested...

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-08-2014 2:06 PM
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  16. William HUNTER, Alloa, b c1898 - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William HUNTER, home address Wains (or Whins?) Road, Alloa. A Grocer by trade. Enlisted (A&S Highlanders) at Stirling, April 1917. Declared age 18yr 11m. Discharged 1919. Reg No: 19700. Anc****y, SCO, pages 55794...

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-08-2014 10:51 AM
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  17. Donal James Scott WALKER, b Jan 1899 - WW1

    This man signed himself as SCOTT-WALKER and so his records are filed under SCO in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363). However, several of the records show his surname as WALKER, and it is under that name that his birth is recorded (freebmd Q1 1899)): Donal James Scott WALKER, born 12 January 1899;...

    Started by fullscott‎, 07-08-2014 8:33 PM
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  18. Nathan and Sarah RUST of Rickmansworth Herts

    Baptised at St. Mary the Virgin, Fairstead, Essex 12th August 1804 George James son of Nathan and Sarah RUST of Rickmansworth in the County of Hertford

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 07-08-2014 5:54 PM
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  19. Richard Cooper of St. Edward Cambridge

    Married at All Saints, Terling, Essex on 16th December 1813 Richard COOPER of Saint Edward in Cambridge, bachelor and Sarah AVES of this parish, spinster, married by licence witnessed by Thos AVES, A.M. AVES, John COOPER & A ? GOODDAY

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 07-08-2014 9:32 AM
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  20. Arthur W J SILLITOE, b 1898 London - WW1

    Mis-filed under SCO in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Arthur William James SILLITOE, born October 1898. Mother Caroline, home address Regent Rd, Herne Hill, London. Enlisted April 1917 age 18yr 6m. Discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 841198 & 861077 (33rd London Regt) Anc****y, SCO, pages 53602 to...

    Started by fullscott‎, 06-08-2014 4:06 PM
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