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    Try Dumfriesshire

    Hi Bitza: to go back to your James McKie, Troqueer is in Dumfriesshire, not Kirkcudbrightshire - it might be worth you posting on that forum about him.

    The three counties Wigtownshire,...
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    Vernon Atkins

    Hi Andrea: my grandfather, Vernon Atkins, was at the Merchant Seaman's Orphan Asylum when it was in Essex, before it moved to Bearwood - he was there for the 1901 census. His father, a Trinity Pilot,...
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    Charles Booth's poverty map

    https://booth.lse.ac.uk/
    will take you to a map of London from the 1890s which you can search and compare with a modern map.

    You need good eyesight though...

    Jocelyn
  4. Thread: Annie Pilgrim

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    Ps

    Sorry, I mean Great ChesterTON.
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    Annie on Genes Reunited

    There are quite a few people on Genes Reunited who have Annie Pilgrim from Great Chesterton on their family tree. I know, because I have a different Annie on my own tree and I keep getting 'hot...
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    Jarvis in Winslow

    I can only find one Jarvis (of either sex) in Winslow in 1841 and that's Rebecca Jarvis, 15, FS, Yes...she's working at a school in Sheep Street. Ref is HO/107/51/15

    Maybe your John Jarvis'...
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    Amos in Kirkcudbright

    There's only 1 Amos family in Kirkcudbrightshire, living at Colvend:

    Eliizabeth 45
    Margaret 30
    Robert 13
    Robert 40
    ref 861/00 006/00 003

    Joc
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    Bucks FHS

    The Bucks Family History Society https://www.bucksfhs.org has lots of useful stuff.
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    OGDEN in Carrickfergus

    I'm looking for the early life of my gg-grandfather William Ogden, born in Carrickfergus, Antrim, around 1804. He joined the army at the age of 15 (the 17th Light Dragoons) and I have his military...
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    ROSIE or ROSEY

    Hi again Sarah: I've found a Mary Jane Rosie or Rosey who married Robert Mowat on 23.12.1824 in Canisbay. They had at least 2 children: John, born 9.9.1825 and Janet, Jean or Jane who if she was one...
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    TAYLOR hope

    Thanks, Sarah - never mind! I did go on Scotland's People today and they're promising that the images that are missing at the moment (including the entry on Henderson Taylor's marriage) will be...
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    Gawcott parish registers

    Thanks, Wirral, Diane, Myth and UK for your interesting comments! I've just received my copy of Buckinghamshire Parish Registers: Gawcott Holy Trinity, which I ordered from the Buckinghamshire Family...
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    Corrections to FreeBMD

    Dear Maurice and Peter: The problem I find with notifying errors to FreeBMD is that the form that comes up when you click 'if you have any corrections' will only accept certain information as proof...
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    Multiple christenings at Gawcott

    My gg-grandparents William and Mary Ann Ogden had 5 of their 9 children baptised on the same day (26.6.1864) at Gawcott church near Buckingham. Was this usual, does anyone know? Seems like an...
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    The image is really clear - it does look like a 10 to me. Normally the enumerators put ages in order, but this one doesn't seem to have bothered.

    However, weren't the census pages derived from...
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    TAYLORS in Halkirk

    Hi Sarah: I'm interested in your Halkirk Taylors. I'm a Taylor myself, and can't get further back with the Taylors than my ggggrandfather Henderson Taylor, who married Helen Jack in Halkirk on July...
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    Sorry

    Of course I meant 'according to FreeBMD' they're on different pages. I will tell them.
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    Edith Louie Cackett

    Arthur and Edith were married in Greenwich Jan-Mar 1895. You can often find spouses on FreeBMD marriage index (usually you have a choice of two, because there are 2 couples per page and which is...
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    Wrakes again

    Good, that makes me feel very proud!
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    WRAKE mistake

    The entry in the 1881 census for my great great grandparents James Henry and Dorcas Wrake has been wrongly transcribed as DRAKE. I only found them because there's another member of the family with a...
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