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    But who are they?

    Thanks to all - the dating isn't so important, it's their identity that's puzzling me as the don't seem as yet to fit into the family trees.
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    Thanks

    Yes you could be correct - might be later 1890's - Thanks
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    Who are these stylish ladies 19th century

    These two girls would appear to be sisters - they may have some connection with the name Dickson - probably from Scotland and possibly the Glasgow area - it would seem a pity if such a photograph...
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    Arthur French -Declaration

    As an example of the Declarations for this period I've put online HCA 26/60
    https://www.1812privateers.org/Great%20Britain/HCA%2026-60.pdf it's large 300mb
    Also there is an index...
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    Very sorry those links are to the register I...

    Very sorry those links are to the register I transcribed NOT the declarations - I'll remove them from the net.
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    Lloyd's List Tuesday 13th February 1781 page 2...

    Lloyd's List Tuesday 13th February 1781 page 2 col. 1
    The British Lion Privateer, Capt. French, arrived at Dartmouth, has taken and sent into Torbay a Dutch ship from Alicant for Amsterdam, laden...
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    Arthur French

    There will be in the declaration however these are on microfilm at Kew - I had the microfilm made into pdf but the results apart from the register were unreadable - now whether it was a bad job or...
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    I'm afraid not- at best there may be some crew...

    I'm afraid not- at best there may be some crew mentioned in the declarations - but as they were copied from microfilm they were unreadable - the originals will be at Kew
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    Sorry link to PDF was broken but now repaired.

    Sorry link to PDF was broken but now repaired.
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    I've now put the register online - 2,600 entries...

    I've now put the register online - 2,600 entries in pdf format - I've sorted them by Port and Master
    There is also an introduction to Letters of marque in general Intro.pdf...
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    Letters of Marque

    I've online indexes for letters of marque against the French 1793-1815 against the Americans 1812 and will have the American colonies 1777-83
    I also had ADM 26 allotments of pay by sailors which...
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    If you are still looking - I'm working on Letters...

    If you are still looking - I'm working on Letters of Marque against the American colonies and have
    Arthur French jnr. master of the British Lyon of 200 tons out of Dartmouth dated May 1780 is...
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    Letters of Marque against the American coloni

    Im nearing completion of indexing these are they of any interest?
    They give the ship, port, master and owners
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    1st Fife Royal Garrison Artillery (Stirling)

    I've put online what I've found about this volunteer unit - includes a list of names and a newspaper photo of 1894 reproduced in 1944 - if any other photos located of this unit I'd be interested to...
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    working for Dc Thomson & co, Dundee, in 1911?

    I've put up a page from the Courier in 1911 which features head-shots of some approx 300 staff who worked for the company see www.Dun.org.uk/1911 - I hope someone finds this of interest.
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    Was your family amongst the claiments?

    I came across this source and thought as it is probably unique it deserved a wider audience.
    In mid 1760s an estate was left to a large number of claimants, from all over Scotland, each had to...
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    1803 Surgeon 23 Regt - parents?

    Can any advise on source which will give the parents/place of birth for an Army surgeon c. 1803
    I've tracked him on the Army list and checked the musters at Kew.
  18. Thread: The War of 1812

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    For Brit/Canadian POWs I've prepared an index...

    For Brit/Canadian POWs I've prepared an index there some 15,000 https://www.1812privateers.org/Great%20Britain/prisoners.htm
    just put it up this morning - any questions let me know
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    war of 1812 pows update

    Thanks for that - I'm halfway through indexing the pows after which I'll be able to list them by vessel etc and following from that link the vessel and master to the record of their capture in...
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    war of 1812 pows

    I've put the list of 15,000 pows for this war into pdf - photographs of the pages of ADM 103/466
    https://www.
    1812privateers.org/Great%20Britain/prisoners.htm
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    I seem to forget to check back - so if you wish...

    I seem to forget to check back - so if you wish to ensure a reply and not risk my faulty memory - I can always be contacted at editor@Dun.org.uk
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    sorry for long delay - you may find him as...

    sorry for long delay - you may find him as prisoner of Americans see www.1812privateers.org - see ADM26 at Kew
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    Yes still around - but this project was stopped...

    Yes still around - but this project was stopped in favour of War of 1812 pows -15,500 of them -it includes navy, army merchant seamen and passengers. images are online and I'm preparing an index...
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    I agree

    I take your point - in any case with over 1,200 hundred letters I'll have enough to do transcribing.
    Thanks for the wise advice.
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    War time letters

    I've just started transcribing a trunk full of wartime letters between my late parents. Mother was a WAAF on the Isles of Man - Father was at Dunkirk and later in Middle East.
    I wondered if it was...
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