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  1. Thread: DFC

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    Hello Ron, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Ron,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I have a feeling that finding out such details is the same as (or at least very similar to) finding out about people mentioned in dispatches....
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    Not all electoral registers for all years are...

    Not all electoral registers for all years are online. (There's a whole chunk of Lincolnshire which I want which isn't available. Much to my annoyance.)
    Some are on Ancestry, some are on FMP.
    Some...
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    WW2 1939-1945 is in itself a sub-forum of the...

    WW2 1939-1945 is in itself a sub-forum of the main Military forum.
    If you think about it logically, it would be almost impossible to have a sub-forum for every section/regiment of the army.

    It...
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    The short answer to the bit in bold is 'no'....

    The short answer to the bit in bold is 'no'.
    Covid-19 working restrictions mean that few, if any, records are being sent out at the moment, but I am very reliably informed that once the people are...
  5. Help please with passengers to Australia

    If anyone knows about passengers/ship's lists, and similar to Australia, could you please check out in particular post #15 in this thread....
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    Sorry, but I don't really know anything about...

    Sorry, but I don't really know anything about Australian genealogy.
    I do know ship's/passenger lists exist, so I will post a message in the Australian forums referring readers/helpers back to this...
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    Hello Nat, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Nat,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Unfortunately because of working restrictions due to Covid-19, at the moment the waiting time for receiving any records after applying for...
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    If it's any consolation, most of us do. I've got...

    If it's any consolation, most of us do. I've got back to a William Sharp and a Mary Wright both born c1795 and I think I might have to draw a line there because they're such common names. William...
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    NO, NO NO, she (and everyone else) screams in...

    NO, NO NO, she (and everyone else) screams in horror.

    No rubbing; only clean if really necessary, and then extremely carefully. I was sure I had at least one link to 'how to clean/photograph...
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    Hi Johnny, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hi Johnny,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Daryl is still an active member of the forum, so I expect he will be galloping along fairly shortly in response to your post.

    Pam
  11. RootsTech Connect online 25-27 February

    FamilySearch's RootsTech Connect will be online 25-27 February, with a lot of it available for a year.
    Courses available in eleven languages. One-to-one sessions for help.
    You do need to have...
  12. Talking of light-bulb moments, I had mine when I...

    Talking of light-bulb moments, I had mine when I read this post.


    I knew there was something at the back of my mind going 'this is wrong' when I previously read this post, and Pat's reply...
  13. Jeddah, exactly what other documentation do you...

    Jeddah,
    exactly what other documentation do you have regarding this query because twice now people have found information only to be told 'I have that already'. It's a bit soul-destroying for...
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    Hi Karen, A slightly belated welcome to...

    Hi Karen,

    A slightly belated welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I saw your original post and, although it related back to the family in the thread it was in, I did wonder if it should have...
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    Without wishing to raise any hopes, I know of at...

    Without wishing to raise any hopes, I know of at least one person on the forum who's quite knowledgeable about service numbers so they might be able to give a little more info, though I can't...
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    Hello Karen, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Karen,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Do you want to know purely about his service record, or do you want other information such as parents, siblings, etc?
    Either way, a name,...
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    Hello Allen, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Allen,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Being pedantic, I hope you expect to find only American relations and not American ancestry if all your Holmes were based in Keighley (that...
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    Idanho/dozeyden, We do not allow more than one...

    Idanho/dozeyden,

    We do not allow more than one thread about the same person because it causes confusion, to say nothing of wasted time over duplicated research. I have therefore merged your new...
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    Incorrectly transcribed as Pervis on FMP and...

    Incorrectly transcribed as Pervis on FMP and Parvis on Ancestry.

    In fairness, that first letter does look like a P.

    Pam
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    No, it isn't. It doesn't have the 'dot' at the...

    No, it isn't. It doesn't have the 'dot' at the bottom end of the letter like the S of Sarah does.

    However, if you're convinced that the surname begins with S, then there's nothing more I can say....
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    What do you mean 'it's too smooth to be an L'....

    What do you mean 'it's too smooth to be an L'. The first letter is definitely an L.
    S always has like a little dot at the bottom end of the letter.

    My first thought was Lawson. I just hesitated...
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    Otherwise you need dataset London, England,...

    Otherwise you need dataset London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 and when choosing 'browsing' (right-hand side of page), St Leonard's Shoreditch is in the...
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    Ooh, dangerous stuff that. I've been caught out...

    Ooh, dangerous stuff that. I've been caught out by not doing follow-up checks. :smile5:

    In this case, probably slightly muddying the waters (haven't worked out a possible cousin relationship...
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    I DID SOME EARLIER WORK ON VESSEY ROBINSON GRUNDY...

    I DID SOME EARLIER WORK ON VESSEY ROBINSON GRUNDY AND DON'T WANT TO LOSE IT, SO WILL POST WHAT I'VE FOUND BUT WILL HAVE TO FINISH IT OFF LATER (probably even Sunday evening). Got to go out shortly...
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    Death registrations George Vessey Grundy, date...

    Death registrations
    George Vessey Grundy, date of birth 25 April 1916, death registered September quarter 1981, Grimsby registration district.

    James Sydney - zilch.

    Florence May married...
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