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    I’m really sorry, but we can’t allow searches for...

    I’m really sorry, but we can’t allow searches for (possibly) living people on the open forum. If anyone can help you, they will have to send a personal message. I’ll leave the message, but close the...
  2. Probably looking for something better. Some farm...

    Probably looking for something better. Some farm workers moved every 6 months if their job didnít suit them.

    There was a lot of movement from Ireland to the Glasgow area. And across the...
  3. Did you look for a birth certificate 7nder his...

    Did you look for a birth certificate 7nder his mother’s surname. Normally, a child can only be registered with an unmarried father’s surname if the father was present at the registration.
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    According to #1, Charles should be a farmer.

    According to #1, Charles should be a farmer.
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    I meant the earlier censuses. If he was born...

    I meant the earlier censuses. If he was born around 1889, that gives you the 1891 and 1901 to check for Fredericks with father Charles...
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    Have you found him in any of the censuses? If so,...

    Have you found him in any of the censuses? If so, where do they say he was born?
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    Was Kathleen actually nursing at the hospital, or...

    Was Kathleen actually nursing at the hospital, or doing something such as administration of catering? I may be wrong, but NAAFI seems a somewhat unlikely alternative employer for a medical person!
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    In the past, I found the people at the Lincoln...

    In the past, I found the people at the Lincoln Archives very helpful. You say that you are in the Midlands, so if they have a book but don’t want to lend it, you could pay them a visit. They might...
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    Apparently, the thanks button is not a standard...

    Apparently, the thanks button is not a standard feature of the software used to run the forum, and it will cost a lot of time and be expensive to add. Right now, they are most concerned about...
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    We’ve been/ are being moved to a new, more secure...

    We’ve been/ are being moved to a new, more secure site using updated software with more up to date features.

    Today’s the day that I spend at the office, so I don’t know how far it’s got. I’m glad...
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    This is a bit late, as you have made a couple of...

    This is a bit late, as you have made a couple of posts, but welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    In case you haven’t had rid enough to read our TOC yet, please remember not to post details...
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    As well as everything that Pam said, it might be...

    As well as everything that Pam said, it might be worth checking with the Burma Star Association. All my bookmarks are on my PC and I’m not, so I can’t post a link, but I’m sure Mr Google will know it.
  13. That sounds like a farm bothy. It might be worth...

    That sounds like a farm bothy. It might be worth checking the close parishes - the family were possible living somewhere close. Just feed the search engine with the county rather than the parish...
  14. I see that you have already found Scotlandís...

    I see that you have already found Scotlandís People, and thatís the main source of information. If you have subscriptions to Ancestry or Find My Past, you can search the earlier censuses and what you...
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    I can only find one birth for a William Percy...

    I can only find one birth for a William Percy Jordan in 1880. It was in Holborn, London.
    Ancestry links him to the marriage with Florence Whittaker on 19 Feb 1905 in Halstead, Essex. His father was...
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    The link I mentioned above is HERE...

    The link I mentioned above is HERE.

    Since you say that you are new to this, you may find another (not specific for the military) thread HERE useful.
  17. Which time period is involved, please?

    Which time period is involved, please?
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. The MOD...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    The MOD has not yet put WW2 records on general release, but relatives can buy a copy for 30 quid (and a copy of the death certificate). If you look at the top...
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    I'm sorry, but we can't deal with queries...

    I'm sorry, but we can't deal with queries involving living people (see our TOC), or legal problems.

    I can talk about myself without breaking the TOC - I was born in an overseas BMH to parents who...
  20. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Jane. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Jane.
    Have you looked for Mary Ellen on the 1901 census? If she had moved, it might show by then.
    Do you the names of her children?
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    We normally allow small versions of photos to be...

    We normally allow small versions of photos to be posted in messages but some people have had trouble since the Big Problem earlier this year. Apparently such problems should be cured when the forum...
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    I don’t know how close to home you have been...

    I don’t know how close to home you have been searching, but certificates record the place of death not the residence. It might be worth checking where the nearest hospital was, and also where here...
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    If you don’t want to take out a subscription to...

    If you don’t want to take out a subscription to use one of the commercial services such as Ancestry or FindMyPast to search he census, you can always look for likely candidates on FREECEN.
  24. Thanks, Bev. As always, please dear readers...

    Thanks, Bev.

    As always, please dear readers consider Ben’s appeal for help.
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    Bear in mind that I have escaped from the...

    Bear in mind that I have escaped from the Scottish sector... Two questions:
    What was their social level?
    Does the English probate list things as well as money? What would be the position on...
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