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  1. Postcards for DANIELS of Herne Hill London

    I have 3 postcards addressed to Winnie Daniels of 17 Warmington Road, Herne Hill London. The first was sent to Winnie on her 13th birthday in 1918 by A.M. DONSON, the 2nd a few months later in September 1918 talks about Winnie's brother Frederick. The last card sent to Winnie is in 1924, from...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 03-08-2013 2:17 PM
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  2. LAC(E)Y - LEACY? Fresh pair of eyes please!

    I've re-visited my Lac(e)y ancestors who lived in Kensington London/Middlesex in the early 1800s John LACY married Roseanna DOUGLAS 27th September 1801 at Christchurch Spitalfields. (witness was Alexander Douglas) I already know that Rose Anna DOUGLAS was born 31st December 1783 and baptised...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 01-08-2013 1:39 PM
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  3. Who was Peter Vandervelden's dad?

    I thought I'd located all the Vanderveldens (Vondervelden/Vondendelden and a few more variations as well), but this one has me flummoxed. Can anyone tell me Peter's parents' names, please? Peter Vandervelden birth registered in Southwark, SepQ 1894 Vol 1d page 35. I have been looking...

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 08-07-2013 12:02 AM
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  4. Searching for JEAN MacDonald born 1927

    Am looking for any information on my Cousin JEAN MacDonald born 2 July 1927 in Kensington London to JOHN MacDonald and LOUISA (LULU) DAVIES . I understand that she was connected somehow with Architecture and may have Married Post WW2. Any details however small on her and her Family would be much...

    Started by firebird‎, 07-07-2013 1:23 PM
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  5. Royal Navy/London,3rd.Gt.Grandfather lost.

    I was researching my Donnelly family from the London area, circa 1809-1867, many years ago, and have now decided to try and start again, they need to be found !! My research got back to my Gt.Gt.Grandfather SILVESTER ( SYLVESTER) DONNELLY, born approx. 1809 who married ELIZABETH McCABE at...

    Started by BernieFD‎, 01-11-2010 11:36 PM
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  6. Caius College Mission Battersea

    For anyone else out there who is ineterested, this mission was set up in Battersea in 1892. The buildings which still exist today as Caius House, Harroway Road are shortly to be pulled down and a new Community and Youth Centre still to be called Caius House will be built on the land. My...

    Started by blopeman64‎, 28-11-2007 2:40 PM
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  7. 1861 Census Transcription Query

    Hello Could somebody be able to tell me the place of birth for a Jane Darke who is living at 54 Newton Street? I cannot decipher the place of birth, other cenus records states she was norn in Hacknney or Shoreditch. Class: RG 9; Piece: 242; Folio: 136; Page: 21 (records courtesy of TNA) ...

    Started by defcrow‎, 29-05-2013 6:27 PM
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  8. Guinness Buildings

    I have relations in the Guinness Buildings in Bermondsey and am try to locate the area of Bermondsey was in. Also any information about the history or type of accommodation. There seem to be a number of Guinness Buildings around is there any special in the name? Regards Phil

    Started by Phil‎, 13-11-2004 11:13 PM
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  9. Stepney, St Mary White Chapel

    I am in search of George Bagshaw born about 1825. His parents were Samuel Bagshaw b 1799 and Margaret Connolly b 1802. I am not quite sure where Samuel comes from. Margaret was born on St Helena. Their daughter Jemima Ann Bagshaw was baptised July 4, 1827 in St Mary's White Chape, Stepney. I...

    Started by CynLC‎, 23-05-2013 4:33 AM
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  10. missing father

    i am trying to find the father of Edwin James Ward born about 1829 in Walworth, Surrey He is also sometimes Edward and was once Edmund I have him and his 10 children in the census from 1861-81 and probably 1841 with his possible mother Elizabeth, stepfather and brother But i can't find his...

    Started by annabel‎, 18-05-2013 7:22 PM
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  11. CROWHURST, William D & Alfred E - Undertakers

    Mis-filed with William Harold Ashton's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A newspaper cutting which includes the announcement of the transfer of the Undertaker Business from William Deavin CROWHURST, Deceased, to his son Alfred Ernest CROWHURST, dated 19 February 1921. Business addresses in...

    Started by fullscott‎, 18-05-2013 6:07 PM
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  12. R L GUY, Furniture Manufacturer, London 1916

    Filed with Bert Fuke's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A (very nice) example of headed notepaper and handwritten reference (for Fukes) from RL GUY, Wholesale Manufacturer of Stationery Cabinet, Inkstand, Copying Press & Office Furniture. Address: Ironmonger Row, Old Street, London EC. Dated...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-05-2013 4:13 PM
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  13. An interesting video of London in 1927

    I found a video that appears to be of London in 1927 http:// vimeo.com/m/7638752 It gives a good idea of the transport and clothing from the 1920s.

    Started by RobinC‎, 16-05-2013 8:13 AM
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  14. London Watermen as Musicians ?

    Have just been looking at some records on Anc which are listed as Electoral Records for The City of London 1835. Under the Liverymen qualification there are Francis Jury and John Jury from Wapping, both lightermen and Watermen, but they are listed under the heading "Musicians " !. Now if this...

    Started by Ed McKie‎, 05-05-2013 4:50 PM
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  15. O'Driscoll

    Hello im wondering if anyone could please help a friend of mine his name is William O'driscoll and he would like to find out some history of his father he has heard through family memories that his father was killed while on fire watch having been blown of a roof he does not know where this...

    Started by corpios‎, 26-04-2013 3:17 PM
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  16. Not Buried at Abney Park

    Have finally tracked down the death of one of my birdstuffing Halls. Apparently he committed suicide in Jan 1860. Although two of his children were buried at Abney Park Cemetary, there is no sign of this Thomas Hall on the index. I know that this was effectively the successor to the non...

    Started by Ed McKie‎, 04-04-2013 3:38 PM
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  17. Which workhouse?

    Can someone please help identify the most likely workhouse for an 1852 birth. The child was baptised in Streatham Hill Christ Church by the workhouse rector. In 1851 the family were living in Brixton but I cannot identify the address given on the Parish Record. It looks like 'Retreat'

    Started by Annamarie‎, 01-04-2013 10:22 PM
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  18. Mudd - Fulham

    Researching information for Henry David Mudd . Henry, also known better by Harry, was born in 1905 Fulham.With assitance from a workhouse in London, he immigrated to Canada in 1922 aboard the ship Montcaim.After arriving in Canada he made his way to Belleville Ontario , there he took residence at...

    Started by borisbadenough‎, 28-01-2012 11:21 AM
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  19. Thomas and Abigail GOODFELLOW

    I wonder if anyone can help me. I would like to find the whereabouts or death certificate for a great grandfather Thomas Goodfellow who was listed on his daughter's pauper school records between 1897 and 1904 as being 'In House.' I know from the 1891 census and his daughter's records he resided in...

    Started by Annamarie‎, 07-11-2012 7:23 PM
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  20. Concert Programme

    |help| I have recently acquired a school concert program in which my aunt is a performer. I am trying to locate the place and date and wondered if any of the names are familiar to any forum members. My aunt was born in 1915 at Herne Bay and matriculated in 1934, and later worked, in London. I do...

    Started by Sandra Parker‎, 10-11-2007 3:47 AM
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