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  1. I did write a further reply which vanished into...

    I did write a further reply which vanished into the ether, so will try again. :smile5:

    In your case, by 1891 the people are living in Canterbury, so the St George the Maryr will be the one in...
  2. At the top of the census page images in addition...

    At the top of the census page images in addition to a box marked 'civil parish' there is often a box marked 'ecclesiastical parish'.
    If that's filled in it can often be a big clue as to where...
  3. I presume that you hae a BMD registration you've...

    I presume that you hae a BMD registration you've found in the Medway registration district.

    If so, search for it on FreeBMD, and then click on the name Medway. Then click on the link on the next...
  4. Extension to GRO death certificate index

    Information courtesy of the Lincolnshire Rootsweb Mailing List:

    On their own site, the GRO have extended their death index (which currently end in 1957) by adding the years 1984 to 2019....
  5. A reminder. Download any records you find,...

    A reminder.
    Download any records you find, otherwise you'll need to pay to access them after the free weekend. :smile5:
    It can also be a good idea to make a note of the dataset in which you found...
  6. Thanks for the heads-up, Chris. :flowers: Just...

    Thanks for the heads-up, Chris. :flowers:

    Just to confirm, FMP's free access is from noon on Friday 8 November to noon on Monday 11 November.

    Pam
  7. You are a little star, looking for Ranson. Thank...

    You are a little star, looking for Ranson. Thank you.
    I did have a quick look, but couldn't find anything concrete on him, so put him on my 'look when I'm upstairs with access to everything' list. ...
  8. Thanks for those, Mitch. :flowers: ...

    Thanks for those, Mitch. :flowers:

    Lincolnshire FHS collect strays so I will forward the details to them.

    Have found Francis Pilley's birth registration on FreeBMD, so will add a postem on...
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    The one who died in 1902 is unlikely to be in the...

    The one who died in 1902 is unlikely to be in the 1911 census, Sue. :smile5:
    They were living at different addresses in 1901.

    I would agree that being buried in different graves doesn't imply a...
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    Libraries often (or at least, used to) have an...

    Libraries often (or at least, used to) have an inter-library loan system, so it might be worth investigating if your local library could get one on loan for you.

    Pam
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    Hello hongkong1956, Welcome to...

    Hello hongkong1956,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Tracing families prior to 1837 when civil registeation began in England and Wales can often be difficult, especially when you have...
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    The GRO registration indexes are a continuing...

    The GRO registration indexes are a continuing thing, and I was under the impression that the seven places listed in that guide held all except the most recent ones. However Megan says the ones held...
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    The only death I could find circa 2006 was Roger...

    The only death I could find circa 2006 was Roger James Clifford Henshall, registered in Nottingham January 2007.

    However, if you'd like to trot along to Manchester Central Library you should find...
  14. Thread: Lynnmar

    by Pam Downes
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    Do you mean the certificate will sort-of prove...

    Do you mean the certificate will sort-of prove that these are the parents of Lynn's ancestors?

    If you mean the certificate will give the parents of the bride and groom, you're half-correct....
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    There's two 'bits' to British Genealogy now. ...

    There's two 'bits' to British Genealogy now.
    There's what Admin is calling the main site, which is https://www.british-genealogy.com/
    Then there's the forums which is at...
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    Unfortunately I think the 'thanks' button is...

    Unfortunately I think the 'thanks' button is history. (Behind the scenes, I've been making myself a nuisance, the amount of noise I've been making about it being missing since June. :biggrin:)
    I...
  17. Thread: Hi All

    by Pam Downes
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    eon, When you first joined the forum in...

    eon,

    When you first joined the forum in September you posted a message also entitled 'Hi all', to which I replied, giving details about service records for personnel who served after 1922 still...
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    At the bottom of every page there's a blue banner...

    At the bottom of every page there's a blue banner with contact us, home, mod, archive, terms and conditions, and top links.
    Click 'home', and it will take you to the page with all the forums...
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    Oh my goodness me. :crazy: Everyone's nightmare...

    Oh my goodness me. :crazy:
    Everyone's nightmare - Welsh ancestors!

    Might have to look at this sideways.

    First of all, the 'new' GRO Index https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/...
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    Hello Don, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Don,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    It's much easier to give an answer if you tell us what you're looking at. We need to know the name, the year and quarter, the registration...
  21. Hello ephes202, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello ephes202,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Forums are very easy to use. trust me, if I could manage to use one back in 2004, you can manage to use one in 2019!

    Hopefully you...
  22. Thread: Hi

    by Pam Downes
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    Some details of the brother who lost his life at...

    Some details of the brother who lost his life at sea might be found on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site,
    https://www.cwgc.org/

    Regarding the pilot who was shot down, I know there's a...
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    Hello Rob, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Rob,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    You've obviously come to us via Forces War records, so this will explain the connection. ...
  24. Thread: Marriage

    by Pam Downes
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    Having looked at that site at...

    Having looked at that site at https://www.tinstaafl.co.uk/eandwhmi/
    I would assume that where a parish of abode isn't listed then it's the same as the parish in which the couple are marrying.

    Pam
  25. Thread: Mary Spaul

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    Hello Familysearch, Welcome to...

    Hello Familysearch,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Yes, it is the same Mary as that in gardenpest29's original post.
    Proven by checking Mary's place of birth in the 1861 census.
    ...
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