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Forum: Strays

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

  1. Joseph Benjamin RUSSELL b c1877 - WW1

    Mis-filed (and not indexed) with Robert Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Joseph Benjamin RUSSELL, home address ROTHERHITHE, enlisted Aldershot May 1915, declared age 38yrs. Discharged 1919, Cpl 307074, 94th Chinese Labour Corps. Anc****y, SCO, pages 19855 to 19865

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-03-2014 4:24 PM
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  2. Thomas WHITMORE military records 1876?-1888

    Some very scrappy bits of paper, mis-filed with Robert Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Thomas WHITMORE, regimental no 1703. (No clue to regiment) Brother - James. Appears to have deserted in 1877 or 1878, rejoined & imprisoned. Deserted again in October 1879. Rejoined in March 1882 -...

    Started by fullscott‎, 21-03-2014 9:38 PM
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  3. Scott RIDDELL, b c1895 Scotland - WW1 Service

    Mis-filed (and wrongly indexed) as Riddell SCOTT in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Scott RIDDELL, home address Rosehearty, Fraserburgh, born abt 1895. Father - George RIDDELL. Enlisted (Aberdeen) 1917, discharged 1920. Reg nos: RAMC - 99602; Cameron Highlanders - 30133. Anc****y, SCO,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-03-2014 7:38 PM
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  4. Horace HUDSON, Pte 21825 WW1 discharge 1919

    Mis-filed with Richard Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Just the 2 sides of a discharge card issued May 1919 - Horace HUDSON, Pte 21825, home address Morley, Derbyshire, son NORMAN born June 1913 Anc****y, SCO, pages 19157 & 19158

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-03-2014 9:14 AM
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  5. Pte H MARTIN, 20th Hussars, deserted Jan 1895

    Mis-filed with Richard Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Just one page, the handwritten "Declaration of a Court of Enquiry" dated 20 February 1895 to investigate the continued absence (since 29 January 1895) of Pte 3580 H MARTIN of the 20th Hussars. No extra information (apart from the...

    Started by fullscott‎, 19-03-2014 7:04 PM
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  6. BROWN, b abt 1875, Northants Regt 1894

    Just one page, mis-filed with Richard Scott's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): "Descriptive Return of a man proposed for enlistment (or retention) in the Northampton Regiment", dated 27 March 1894. Most of the first name is missing - "??ld BROWN" - possibly Harold? Age 19yr 3mth, a Groom by trade....

    Started by fullscott‎, 19-03-2014 6:49 PM
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  7. Nathaniel OTHEN? of Odiham Hampshire

    Buried at St. Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent 26th October 1757 On this day Nath: OTHIENE of the Welch {sic} Fusiliers a native of Odiham, Hants was shot at the castle for deserting from Fort St. Phillips in Minorca to the French during the late siege. I could find no online records for Odiham,...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 19-03-2014 4:04 PM
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  8. Francis/John Stevenson St. James Piccadilly

    Baptism at St. Leonards? Deal, Kent 10th March 1813 Mary, daughter of John* & Ann Stevenson, of Robert St. Duke Street, Lower Deal, occupation: Mariner comment in margin: I have ascertained that the name of John in this entry is incorrect, it ???? to have been "Francis" see Register book of...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 17-03-2014 11:44 AM
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  9. Frederick John BAKER, b abt 1894 - WW1

    Just one piece of paper (2 sides) misfiled with Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Frederick John BAKER, enlisted 10 December 1915, age 21yr 6mth. De-mobbed 1919. Anc****y, SCO, pages 18356 & 18357

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-03-2014 3:53 PM
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  10. Benjamin FISHER of Wisbeach - burial

    Burial of Benjamin FISHER of Wisbeach, no age given, 8 January 1773 in Whaplode, Lincs. (top left) http://www. lincstothepast.com/Records/RecordDisplayTranscript.aspx?oid=779850&iid=157468

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 14-03-2014 2:06 AM
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  11. Peter KELLY or SCOTT? b c1866 - Royal Scots

    This may not be a mis-file, but looks as though the man's surname was KELLY, which he changed to SCOTT - so it is in the SCOTT records of WO 363 (WW1 Service Records, although this is not WW1): Peter KELLY, born about 1866: - enlisted Royal Scots 3 November 1890-1892. Reg no 2929. Home address...

    Started by fullscott‎, 13-03-2014 11:09 AM
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  12. Harold George HOOKE b c1900 London - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the WHI section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Harold George HOOKE of Muswell Hill, London, enlisted April 1918, discharged 1919, age 18. Reg no 12986. Anc****y, WHI, pages 8010 to 8016

    Started by fullscott‎, 11-03-2014 8:03 PM
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  13. William Adolphus LAVERY b 1894 Liverpool

    Mis-filed (and wrongly indexed) as Savery in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William Adolphus LAVERY, born 1894 Liverpool, home address Canning Town, London. Enlisted August 1914, demobbed 1919. Parents Frederick & Elizabeth, brother Steven, all residents of Stratford. Anc****y, SAV, pages...

    Started by fullscott‎, 08-03-2014 9:55 PM
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  14. Scott PATRICK, b c1896, Glasgow - WW1

    Mis-filed as Patrick Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Scott PATRICK, born about 1896, father (Glasgow address) also Scott Patrick. Enlisted January 1915, Discharged April/June 1915 - medically unfit. Anc****y, SCO, pages 16731 to 16736

    Started by fullscott‎, 08-03-2014 10:20 AM
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  15. 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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  16. William SHEA, Glasgow b c1893 - WW1 Service

    Mis-filed (and not indexed) under WAL in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William SHEA, born abt 1893, home address Glasgow. Married 1914, to Rose Ann CALLAGHAN. Son William born 1914. Attested April 1915, demobbed 1919 ... although appears to have deserted 1918! Reg nos: 4849 & 399676. ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 04-03-2014 11:04 PM
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  17. W E Norris

    I have found a family member who was born in Finchley Middlesex in 1907 he moves to Bombay India in 1948 marries a woman (British subject) and they move to Spain in the mid 60's, he died in 1970 leaving no will. His wife moves to America. He did not leave a will as I said but his sister fought...

    Started by Aussie Shep‎, 03-03-2014 10:39 PM
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  18. Robert HUGHES b c1886 Wales - WW1

    Mis-filed (and not indexed) in the WW1 Service Records (WO363): A few pages (Disability Statement form and several Conduct Sheets) for Robert HUGHES, home address Dolwyddelen, N Wales. Joined May 1905, demobbed January 1919, age 32yr. L/Cpl 43859 with 5th (S) Btn, Dorset Regt. Anc****y, SCO,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 26-02-2014 10:03 PM
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  19. Leonard SCOOT b c1886 Baldock Herts - WW1

    Mis-filed (and wrongly indexed) as SCOTT: Leonard SCOOT, enlisted February 1915 aged 28, residence White Horse Street, Baldock, Herts. Married Edith Mary HILL, June 1911. 3 children - Mary (b1911), Alfred Sidney (b1913/1914, d1916), Vivien Jean (b1915). De-mobbed 1919. Anc****y, SCO, pages...

    Started by fullscott‎, 24-02-2014 8:59 PM
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  20. William TUNNICLIFF(E) b abt 1891 - WW1

    Mis-filed as Scott in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A few pages, mostly relating to his trade qualifications (Platelayer): William TUNNICLIFF/TUNNICLIFFE, born abt 1891, a Sapper with the RE, disembodied in 1919. Home address Burton on Trent, Staffs. Anc****y, SCO, pages 11740 to 11745

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-02-2014 9:11 PM
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