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Forum: Strays

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Robert Henry SEFTON, Staffs? WW1 1916-1918

    A few pages (Medal Receipts, Conduct Reports) Mis-filed (not indexed) with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Robert Henry SEFTON, a Miner, attested June 1916, discharged December 1918. Served with S Staffs (& possibly N Staffs). Reg Nos: 70424 & 41948 Anc****y, SCO, pages 52197 to...

    Started by fullscott‎, 03-08-2014 9:53 AM
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  17. Joseph BAXTER, Berwicks, discharged Jan 1918

    Just 2 sides, dealing with discharge, no clue to age, Mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Joseph BAXTER, home address GREENLAW, Co Berwick. Embodied January 1915, discharged January 1918 - from St Albans Military Hospital (Pleurisy). Served with 4th KOSB and 9th HLI. Reg...

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-08-2014 1:36 PM
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  18. C BROWN, b c 1895, enlisted Derby 1915

    Just one page, mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363). The Conduct Sheet - no entries made, only the heading, but just in case someone is searching for him... C BROWN, enlisted at Derby 2 February 1915, aged 19yr 9m. A Clerk, religion C of E. Joined 56th Res Btn RFA 1 Dec 1916....

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-08-2014 10:55 AM
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  19. John William SHELVERTON, London, b c1887 WW1

    Mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): John William SHELVERTON; home address Garr or Parr Street, New North Road, London; enlisted Feb 1915. De-mobbed June 1919 - age 32yr, a Saddler in the 13th Battery RFA; Reg No 85835. Several pages are so faded they are illegible, and...

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-08-2014 10:45 AM
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  20. George WILLISCROFT, Essex Regt WW1 - alias

    If anyone is looking for George WILLISCROFT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363), it may be worth searching under SOPER, G A R. There is a letter from the OC, 13th Essex Regt clarifying how to record the information (He was instructed to insert "alias George Williscroft" after the name Soper -...

    Started by fullscott‎, 01-08-2014 9:22 AM
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