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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 Stewart DUNLOP b c1883 Scotland

    Just 2 pages, Mis-filed with COP in the WW1 PENSION Records: Robert Stewart DUNLOP, a Rivetter, enlisted with the SCOTS GUARDS on 11 December 1906. Declared age 23yr 6m, born Bathgate, LINLITHGOW (now Lothian?). Anc****y, WW1 Pension Records, COP, pages 5710 & 5711

    Started by fullscott‎, 26-10-2014 11:31 AM
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  2. Swanson or Robert RICHARDSON - kia 1918

    Badly damaged, scrappy & intriguing - mis-filed with SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363); Mostly letters from Margaret Road, WHITLEY BAY - although this is not necessarily the address of the soldier. He was enlisted as SWANSON RICHARDSON, but may have been ROBERT RICHARDSON, whose wife was...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-10-2014 9:52 PM
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  3. Francis William CAPPLEMAN, b abt 1895, Yorks

    Mis-filed as Coppleman in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Francis William CAPPLEMAN; born Bridlington Yorkshire circa 1895; father Francis; addresses in Bridlington & Selby; enlisted Army Cyclists Corps 1915; de-mobbed 1920. Anc****y, COP, pages 13927 to 13935

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-10-2013 10:38 AM
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  4. Edward SPENCER of Stone, Staffordshire

    Married at St. Michael, Madeley, Shropshire 15th July 1799 Edward SPENCER of the parish of Stone in Staffordshire, batchelor and Elizabeth VAUGHAN of this parish, spinster, by license witnessed by Ge HOLME, John RUSHTON & Edward DYAS (parish Clerk as he signs most marriages)

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 18-10-2014 2:01 PM
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  5. Jane Blanch JUMP? of St. Giles, Middlesex

    Married at the British Embassy Paris, France pg. 156 entry no. 1016 24th March 1844 Stanielas Jibud Nekanda de TREPHA? of ???? in the Duchy of .....?????? and Jane Blanche JUMP of St. Giles in the County of Middlesex in the presence of ?. MacPherson ADAMS and A. de BEAULIEU

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 16-10-2014 1:57 PM
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  6. Alexander DOUGLAS of Clerkenwell, Middlesex

    Married at the British Embassy Paris, France pg. 156 entry no. 1015 29th February 1844 Alexander DOUGLAS of Clerkenwell in the County of Middlesex, bachelor & Elizabeth Catherine HILL of Clerkenwell, spinster in the presence of Charles Sewell HILL and J. M. (or H) LEMAINE

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 16-10-2014 1:50 PM
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  7. Nathaniel WELLS of St. Arvans Monmouthshire

    Married at the British Embassy Paris, France pg. 155 entry no. 1013 26th February 1844 Nathaniel Armstrong WELLS of St. Arvans in the County of Monmouth, bachelor and Georgina Lucy PRICE of Westbury in the County of Bucks, spinster in the presence of M. S. SHERWILL Lieut. , A.L. SHERWILL...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 16-10-2014 1:40 PM
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  8. Samuel LENTON of St. Margaret Leicester

    Married at the British Embassy Paris, France pg. 155 entry no. 1012 20th February 1844 Samuel LENTON of the town of St. Margaret Leicester, bachelor and Charlotte BAKER of Fingringhoe in the County of Essex, spinster in the presence of Thomas SHEPHERD (can not work out other...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 16-10-2014 1:31 PM
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  9. Charles WOOLEY(S) of Walton Northampton

    Married at British Embassy, Paris France pg 155 entry no. 1011 20th February 1844 Charles WOOLEYS of the parish of Walton Northampton bachelor and Hester CLARKSON of the parish of St? Gregory in the County of Middlesex, spinster in the presence of Rosetta CLARKSON (can not work out other...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 16-10-2014 1:26 PM
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  10. Samuel STENTON b c1865 - Military

    Mis-filed (not indexed) with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Samuel STENTON, born DUMFRIES, home address SUNDERLAND. Married ELIZABETH, 1891. Children: 3 perhaps 4. First 2 born 1902 & 1905, both with the second name MARCHBANK. Third child born 1909 - this may be ISABEL, or she may be...

    Started by fullscott‎, 09-10-2014 11:44 AM
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  11. Eric John S SALAMAN - Canada 1919

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the LAV section of the WW1 Service Records: Mostly the repatriation details of Eric John Seymour SALAMAN, whose father (initials F S) lived in London in 1919. In 1913 he went to British Columbia to start fruit farming. In 1914 he enlisted in the Canadian Field...

    Started by fullscott‎, 04-10-2014 10:34 AM
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  12. William JOYCE, b 1899, Rotherham - WW1

    Just 4 pages, mis-filed with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William JOYCE, home address Rotherham Yorkshire, born April 1899, married to FANNY. Trade: Miner. Joined Labour Coy, May 1919 - Regt No: 694762. Discharged August 1920. Anc****y, SCO, pages 73613 to 73616

    Started by fullscott‎, 25-09-2014 7:48 PM
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  13. Albert Henry WHITMORE b c1893? Worcs? - WW1

    This man is hiding as Albert SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Enlisted in the Worcester Regt, June 1915, declaring age as 24 (b1891?). Served until 1919, then re-enlisted April 1921, giving birthdate as May 1893. Nothing to indicate place of birth. Father: WILLIAM, home address...

    Started by fullscott‎, 24-09-2014 3:27 PM
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  14. John McALPINE, Salford, died 1918 - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) with Scotson in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): John McALPINE, killed in action June 1918, North Staffs Regt No 48891. Enlisted September 1914, ASC, Regt No 13934. Home address Providence Place, Salford. Mother CATHERINE. Brother THOMAS (b c1884). 4 sisters: possibly...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-09-2014 11:52 AM
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  15. Thomas BALSHAW, Chorley b c1890 d1918 WW1

    Mis-filed with Scotland in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Thomas BALSHAW, home address Chorley Lancashire, father JAMES. Enlisted 14 February 1915, age 24y 8m. Died 14 November 1918, Gordon Highlanders, Regt No 9259. Awarded Military Medal (receipt signed JANE ANN Balshaw, and a letter from...

    Started by fullscott‎, 19-09-2014 10:17 AM
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  16. John CONNOLLY, b1894 Co Durham WW1 Service

    Mis-filed (and wrongly indexed on Anc****y as Joseph Copley) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): John CONNOLLY, born 1893/1894, Billingham, Co Durham. Home address Kensington Terrace, Port Clarence. Father John. Mother's initial C. Enlisted September 1914. De-mobbed 1919. Anc****y, COP,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 18-09-2013 12:08 PM
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  17. Alfred SCARFF b c1875 London - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Alfred SCARFF, home address Herne Hill, London. Married Eliza Hannah WEST in 1910. Children: Richard Larker/Harker WEST 1909 (illegitimate), Lily Rosina 1911 & Phyllis Mo 1914. A Labourer, enlisted October 1915,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 09-09-2014 6:43 PM
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  18. William M BRELLISFORD, b c1880, KIA 1916 WW1

    Mis-filed as Bellisford in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William M BRELLISFORD, a Postman, home address LIVERPOOL. Married ADA in 1905. 3 daughters: MABEL (b1906), DORIS (b1910) & EDNA (b1913). Brothers: Robert (c1881, living in Toronto in 1919), Thomas (c1889) & Hugh (c1897). Sisters:...

    Started by fullscott‎, 09-09-2014 10:21 AM
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  19. Matthew HARRISON, b c1899 S Shields - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) with Harry SCORER in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Matthew HARRISON, born South Shields, father Matthew. Address Claypath Lane West. An Iron Moulder. Attested October 1916, declared age 17y 6m. Mobilised August 1918, Regt No 284149 (RH & RFA). De-mobbed 1919. ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 08-09-2014 10:59 AM
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  20. Bert LUMMAS or GURNHILL? b c1899, KIA 1918

    Mis-filed with a lad called Scotton, also DLI, also killed in action May 1918, in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363). Surname given as Lummas, but I can't match any BMD info with the details found (apart from siblings, below). Hopefully, if he's yours, something will ring a bell? Bert LUMMAS,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 03-09-2014 9:46 PM
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