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    A newspaper death notices has Ab'm Matthews,...

    A newspaper death notices has Ab'm Matthews, Yeoman, age 55, dying at Bridge Farm, Woodbury, after a lingering illness, leaving a wife and 10 children.
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    FMP (images/transcripts) I've been chasing Ann...

    FMP (images/transcripts)
    I've been chasing Ann Hamlin Matthews, bap 10 Dec 1820, parents Abraham and Mary, place Faringdon, father's occ. Yeoman.
    An Abraham Matthews, age 55, buried 8 Feb 1845,...
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    Checking around, Lisson Green appears to describe...

    Checking around, Lisson Green appears to describe an area of Paddington/Marylebone rather than a specific address. For example, the Queen Charlotte Lying In Hospital in 1823 is described as "in...
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    Rumsey's 1843 map shows Winchester Row- off...

    Rumsey's 1843 map shows Winchester Row- off Edgeware Road
    https://rumsey.geogarage.com/maps/g0890184.html
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    In 1808 Winchester Row was an address in...

    In 1808 Winchester Row was an address in Paddington/St. Marylebone. On the '51 Census it follows Homer Street which is still there on modern maps.
    You can see Homer Street on this street plan London...
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    The Middlesex Game List for the year ended 5 Sep...

    The Middlesex Game List for the year ended 5 Sep 1808, published in the Morning Post 12 Sep 1808 included "John Collyer, residence - Winchester Row".
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    Morning Post, 21 Sep 1809 GAME DUTY - List 1 -...

    Morning Post, 21 Sep 1809
    GAME DUTY - List 1 - List of Persons who have obtained General Certificates, at the Rate of Three Guineas each, for the year 1809, in the County of Middlesex, exclusive of...
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    Alnwick Mercury, 14 Apr1950 There is a report of...

    Alnwick Mercury, 14 Apr1950
    There is a report of the funeral of "... Edward Miller, Glanton, age 78 - eldest son of the late Mr R Miller who was the Glanton Village blacksmith 80 years ago, and it...
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    Heaven forfend that anyone should think that for...

    Heaven forfend that anyone should think that for a moment! Rather, it was simply great minds thinking alike.
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    Strong links with Greenwich - Augusta's and...

    Strong links with Greenwich - Augusta's and Isabella's births registered there and sons in school there in 1881. Possible death registration -
    Mary Ann Hampton, age 33, Mar Qtr 1877, Greenwich 1D...
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    Son George Swinerton Hampton, born India 21 Mar...

    Son George Swinerton Hampton, born India 21 Mar 1867, bap 9 Jan 1867, is at school in Greenwich in 1881. Wondered if George Snr is out of the country at this time?
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    Thomas Ernest Sylvester Hampton's army records...

    Thomas Ernest Sylvester Hampton's army records are on FMP.
    He gives next of kin as 1. Older brother George Hampton- address unknown 2. Older brother - Frederick Hampton - address unknown 3. Younger...
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    Checking the newspapers the bulk of adverts...

    Checking the newspapers the bulk of adverts referred to "Brass Bobbin Winders" and applied mainly to Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire and the lace trade.

    Derby Daily Telegraph, 28 Oct 1927
    "Wanted,...
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    The Stage, 17 Sep 1914 ACTORS AND THE WAR "Mr...

    The Stage, 17 Sep 1914
    ACTORS AND THE WAR
    "Mr Charles Chamier has answered his Country's call and joined the ranks. He has been singled out for rapid promotion, being already a full Corporal,...
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    Charles Chamier's MC was gazetted 3 May 1918,...

    Charles Chamier's MC was gazetted 3 May 1918, Supplement 30716, Page 6464. Listed in The Times, 4 Jun 1918

    Cannot spot his being awarded a bar to his MC.
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    Why not add this snippet at the outset?

    Why not add this snippet at the outset?
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    You may have "all the information" but those of...

    You may have "all the information" but those of us coming in "cold" need to check things out - hence the information posted.

    Could you explain why you have plumped for the 25 Dec birth to Charles...
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    John Jutsum Reynolds, bap 24 Jan 1796, parents...

    John Jutsum Reynolds, bap 24 Jan 1796, parents Thomas and Jane Reynolds, Exeter St. Davids

    There are a number of Reynolds baptisms 1782 onwards at Exeter St David's, parents Thomas and Jane (Mary...
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    Saffron Walden Weekly News, Jun 28 1957 "WHOLE...

    Saffron Walden Weekly News, Jun 28 1957
    "WHOLE COUNTRY IS WATCHING HAVERHILL"
    Comment at Opening of New Factory
    ... a reception at the Rose and Crown, Haverhill, to mark the official opening of...
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    Two newspaper golfing items (1934 and 1936) have...

    Two newspaper golfing items (1934 and 1936) have a K. Bohemen as a member of Pinner Hill Golf Club.
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    The item, in the Daily Mirror, 7th Sep 1964, is...

    The item, in the Daily Mirror, 7th Sep 1964, is just what you have posted - no additional info when viewing the article itself. However, the Daily Herald, 7th Sep 1964 is able to add "... while...
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    by helachau
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    Extract from a newspaper report - Daily Mail,...

    Extract from a newspaper report -

    Daily Mail, Monday, May 14, 1956
    NIGHT CLUB QUEEN FOUND DEAD IN MAN'S FLAT
    ".... The spiritualist dabbling night club queen was found at 5 a.m on Saturday by...
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    [QUOTE=Lesley Robertson;696796] I love the...

    [QUOTE=Lesley Robertson;696796] I love the article where he says that blood circulation only happens in corpses, and anyone believing otherwise is a fool..

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    I had to read that twice...
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    Have just sent Oliver's "A rod for the back of...

    Have just sent Oliver's "A rod for the back of fools, ...".
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