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Forum: Strays

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Joseph PRING of Dulverton? Somerset

    Marriage at All Saints, Terling, Essex 27th July 1797 Joseph PRING a Private in the Sommerset Militia in the Parish of Durvarton or Durvaston, in the County of Sommerset {sic} bachelor and Matilda CUBITT of this parish, spinster married by licence witnessed by Thp? TAYLER and Edward GARNETT

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 05-08-2014 10:41 PM
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  17. George Charles SCOTTOW, London, b c1884 - WW1

    Mis-recorded, filed & indexed as SCOTTON in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): George Charles SCOTTOW, home address Harlesden London. Attested (age 31yr) January 1916 (1 month after marriage), called up January 1917, discharged February 1919 (by which time he is a Widower). Married Dec 1915 to...

    Started by fullscott‎, 05-08-2014 10:04 PM
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  18. Alfred COTTON b c1877 - Military 1895-1911

    Recorded & filed as SCOTTON (but most pages have had "alias Cotton" added) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363). In the final years of his service, the name is definitely COTTON. Born in Burton on Trent (Staffs), both surnames occur in that area, but I can find only one ALFRED - born Q3 1877,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 05-08-2014 8:26 PM
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  19. Thomas SCOTTEN - or is it HORTON? b c1889

    Filed under SCOTTEN in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363), but suspiciously mysterious that I suspect the lad could be HORTON. A sister & 2 brothers are mentioned - all address unknown. I can find no birth for a Thomas of either name between 1878 & 1898 although there are 2 "Male" SCOTTENs (1881...

    Started by fullscott‎, 04-08-2014 10:02 AM
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  20. John FIELD of Swaffham Norfolk

    At All Saints, Terling, Essex 22nd January 1750/1 John FIELD belonging to Swaffham in Norfolk wedded to Sarah RAY supposed a widow, her husband having not been heard of for more than seven years

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 04-08-2014 11:30 AM
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