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Forum: Strays

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

  1. Thomas HOSEASON of King's Lynn

    Norfolk Chronicle 31st October 1835: Of Dysentry, at Calcutta, on the 5th of May last, age 70, Thomas HOSEASON Esq, Magistrate of Calcutta and late of Banklands, North Lynn.

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 26-12-2014 4:50 PM
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  2. Stray Marriages from Norfolk Chronicle 1845

    Norfolk Chronicle of the 31st October 1835: F PAGE, Ironmonger of Chelmsford Essex & Eleanor BARNARD of Bracon Ash. Samuel TABOR, of Stambridge Essex & Margaret SILBURN of Ipswich. William ROBINSON, Maltster of Botesdale Suffolk & Mary BOBBY of Tibenham. SILVERSTONE, Surgeon of London &...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 26-12-2014 5:02 PM
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  3. Herbert Henry COCKING b c1893 - WW1

    Mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Herbert Henry COCKING, father Herbert of Peckham, London. Married DOROTHY. Home address: Balham, London during the war; SWANAGE, Dorset in 1919. Joined the RFA in March 1912, disembodied as a Sergeant in 1919, age 26yr. Regt Nos:...

    Started by fullscott‎, 26-12-2014 10:19 AM
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  4. William Thomas FRANCIS married May1909 Sussex

    Just one side of a page (which is odd - there is no reverse), mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363). Limited military information, but may be of use for full dates of marriage & births: William Thomas FRANCIS, married Nellie Matilda LYNCH at Littlehampton in 1909. Home...

    Started by fullscott‎, 23-12-2014 9:33 AM
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  5. Henry LAIDIG, b c1886 Scotland, d1918

    Enlisted (in 1906) as Harry Scott, and so is filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Henry LAIDIG, married Mary Isabella KERR at Edinburgh, April 1910. 3 children: Harry (1910), Fred (1912) & William (1914) - one of these may have died before 1919 (the widow receives...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-12-2014 9:54 PM
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  6. WILKINSON, Harold? b c1898 NE England

    If this lad is "yours" ... be prepared for some very difficult deciphering - he is a born liar & bad lad. Born probably in Whitehaven (Cumberland) or Clitheroe (Lancashire), did not want to be in the Army (although he re-enlisted in 1919 and again in 1921, probably for the money!) and was told by...

    Started by fullscott‎, 21-12-2014 10:42 AM
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  7. Harry Reginald SUFFOLK, b c1894 - WW1

    Mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Harry Reginald SUFFOLK, enlisted November 1915, declared age 21y 6m, religion C of E. Unfortunately, no personal information, not even a location, and this may be an assumed name - I can only find births for a HARRY and several HENRYs...

    Started by fullscott‎, 21-12-2014 9:22 AM
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  8. James William SCOTT b c1869 London - WW1

    Enlisted as George William in 1914, so is filed under that name in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): James William SCOTT, address Blackfriars, London. Married (Fulham) 1897 to Alice Louisa JONES. Children: Benjamin Alfred (1901), Alice Winifred (1906), Elsie Doris (1909), James Frederick (1912)...

    Started by fullscott‎, 19-12-2014 5:51 PM
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  9. Alexander MORRISON married Edinburgh 1889

    Mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Just one page, a letter (dated March 1915) from the Local Auditor, Edinburgh Command, stating the details of marriage to be sent with a claim for Separation Allowance. Awful handwriting - the soldier is Alexander MORRISON, his wife is...

    Started by fullscott‎, 18-12-2014 7:13 PM
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  10. Robert PERKS of Wolverhampton Staffordshire

    Married at St. Michael, Madeley, Shropshire 28th December 1805 Robert PERKS of the parish of Wolverhampton Staffordshire, batchelor & Mariann PERKS of this parish spinster, married by license, witnessed by William PERKS and Ann HUGHS Not sure if this is a true stray, as Robert PERKS may have...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 15-12-2014 4:09 PM
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  11. George McKINNEY b c1879 Ireland - WW1

    Mis-filed (bitty and very difficult to read) with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): George McKINNEY, enlisted at Glasgow, September 1915, declared age 36yr. A widower with a son WILLIAM, age 14yr on 4th October. But which year?? Possibly born 1901? Joined the Royal Irish Fusiliers (no....

    Started by fullscott‎, 11-12-2014 12:04 PM
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  12. George Alexander GOWANS, Paisley, kia 1915

    Filed as SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363) because he enlisted under that name: George Alexander GOWANS, home address Paisley, joined the DLI in August 1914, declaring his age as 26y 3m (1888?), born Gateshead. Killed in action November 1915 (Regt No 16257). He may be older. Wife...

    Started by fullscott‎, 06-12-2014 6:28 PM
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  13. Thomas Dennis ADAMS, Boscombe, b c1875 - WW1

    There are almost 100 pages on this man in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363) who enlisted under the name Frederick James SCOTT. Annoyingly, many are faded. Although proven to be ADAMS, he continued to serve under the name SCOTT - even his medals were issued in the name of SCOTT. Thomas Dennis...

    Started by fullscott‎, 05-12-2014 10:37 AM
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  14. Sidney ARCHER, London, b c1884 - WW1

    Mis-filed (indexed as Sidney Archer Scott) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Sidney ARCHER, a Fruit Salesman, home address Leytonstone. Married 1915 (Wanstead) to Mary Ann BENJAMIN. Daughter Phyllis May born 1916. Enlisted in the AOC December 1915, declared age 30yr. Was compulsorily...

    Started by fullscott‎, 03-12-2014 6:25 PM
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  15. Edward or Patrick FINN, b c1876 Mayo/Wicklow

    Mis-filed in the KEN section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Several pages for EDWARD FINN - joined S Lancs Fusiliers at Warrington, January 1897. Deserted 1898. Declared age 19y 2m. Mother: Mary. Sisters: Kate & Mary. Home address: Post Office, Balaghdaine, Mayo. Followed by one page...

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-12-2014 11:59 PM
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  16. Fred TURNBULL, Hartlepool, b c1882, alias

    Filed as SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363) because this is the name he joined under, in 1901: Fred TURNBULL, joined RH & RFA in March 1901, declaring name as Scott, age as 18y 8m (born Stockton, Durham). Served his 12yrs to March 1913, re-joined May 1913. Served through WW1 to 1920, and...

    Started by fullscott‎, 02-12-2014 9:11 AM
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  17. Fred STOTT, Huddersfield, b c1888 - WW1

    Mis-filed as SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Fred STOTT, home address Outlane, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Father: ELI. Enlisted December 1916, declared age 28yr 99d. Royal Engineers, no. 215788. De-mobbed 1919 Anc****y, SCO, pages 96635 to 96646

    Started by fullscott‎, 01-12-2014 4:34 PM
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  18. Frank William ECOTT b Sep1899 kia 1918

    Mis-filed as SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Frank William ECOTT, home address Walthamstow, London. Born 19 September 1899. Parents: Frank & Elizabeth. Brothers: Maurice & Albert. Trade: Lift Attendant. Enlisted at Stratford, March 1915, declaring age as 18yr. Essex Regt, No....

    Started by fullscott‎, 01-12-2014 3:27 PM
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  19. Francis CHALMERS b c1852 deserted Drags to US

    Mis-filed in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Francis CHALMERS, joined the 4th RI Dragoon Guards at Liverpool 3 July 1872 in the name of Francis SCOTT. Declared age 20y, born Airdrie Lanarkshire. Served as no. 1556, a Saddler. Deserted 16 July 1873. In August 1887 he wrote a letter from...

    Started by fullscott‎, 27-11-2014 9:04 PM
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  20. D SAVAGE, b c1831 Swaffham Norfolk - Dragoons

    Mis-filed in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): The 2 sides of the Discharge page in 1856 of Shoeing Smith SAVAGE, no. ending 556. (Includes physical description & birth parish) His first name is difficult: DORKINS? DONKINS? DARKENS? DARHENS? Joined the 4th Dragoon Guards, aged 24y, on 25 May...

    Started by fullscott‎, 27-11-2014 7:51 PM
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