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    I would say they are one and the same. Tricker...

    I would say they are one and the same. Tricker is a mistranscription. So he was probably counted as being in barracks but was actually at home - or vice versa. Not the first person I've come...
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    I was about to ask if this is the John Tucker,...

    I was about to ask if this is the John Tucker, regimental number 3556, with 4th Brigade Royal Artillery, who seems to have been in Canada in the 1860's.

    However I think that John Tucker may the...
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    arrival Durban 20 May 1901 on ship Braemar Castle...

    arrival Durban 20 May 1901 on ship Braemar Castle

    Mary Mathias aged 28
    Daniel Mathias aged 8
    Martha Mathias aged 5

    https://www.eggsa.org/cgi-bin/dosearchArrivals.pl
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    Gordon Stanley Mathias was born Elandslaagte,...

    Gordon Stanley Mathias was born Elandslaagte, South Africa, parents Henry James & Mary, 13 April 1909
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    I wonder if that word after America might...

    I wonder if that word after America might actually be Welshman
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    "He is believed to have died in South Africa in...

    "He is believed to have died in South Africa in about 1933" - is that Harry or Eddie ?

    a Henry James Mathias died at Vereeniging 26 January 1934 (born 1871) - occupation miner (spelt myner)
    ...
  7. the person recorded as present at the death of...

    the person recorded as present at the death of widower Edward Pepper, Clone, 4 December 1872 is John SHEA

    a John Shea married Anne Pepper in 1842

    an Edward Pepper married Rachael SHEA in 1812...
  8. sorry, the 1870 one is not Enniscorthy, but Athy...

    sorry, the 1870 one is not Enniscorthy, but Athy (Kildare?)
  9. irishgenealogy.ie has several Enniscorthy Edward...

    irishgenealogy.ie has several Enniscorthy Edward Pepper deaths

    1867 aged 81
    1871 aged 3
    1870 aged 80
    1872 aged 84
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    1914 electoral roll. Clarence, Franklin, Tasmania...

    1914 electoral roll. Clarence, Franklin, Tasmania

    Loyal Gracie Mckenzie, Bellerive, farmer
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    Sydney Sun newspaper 18 June 1951 Elizabeth...

    Sydney Sun newspaper 18 June 1951

    Elizabeth Mckenzie petitioning for divorce from Loyal Grace McKenzie, foreman on coastal ship Wodonga. Happily married for a few weeks 30 years previously. ...
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    FamilySearch has a Tasmania engine driver...

    FamilySearch has a Tasmania engine driver competency certificate for

    Loyal Grace McKenzie. on the second page is his signature (which confirms the spelling of Loyal), born 22 March 1892,...
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    her name appears in the death index as HETTY...

    her name appears in the death index as HETTY Barron - is that correct ?

    volume 3a, page 497, Barnet district - aged 22
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    oh, sorry, Albert J Porter died Rowley Regis, ...

    oh, sorry, Albert J Porter died Rowley Regis, 4th quarter 1962, aged 80
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    I can't find the John A Porter who died 1962

    I can't find the John A Porter who died 1962
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    John Albert Porter born 2 November 1887 ...

    John Albert Porter born 2 November 1887

    Ancestry has transcribed the next bit as

    4th Regt A A R A Botter Hown Incapacitated


    I know nothing about military records - would A.A. be...
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    oh dear, sorry. I jumped to the wrong conclusion...

    oh dear, sorry. I jumped to the wrong conclusion when you said Michael Cleary was his brother-in-law !!

    perhaps a moderator could delete my posts since they might confuse (please)
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    this is an old thread about the 17th Regiment in...

    this is an old thread about the 17th Regiment in Canada which may - or may not - be of interest

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/threads/12985-17th-Regiment-of-Foot
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    Findmypast (FMP) has an 1853 Catholic Parish...

    Findmypast (FMP) has an 1853 Catholic Parish baptism for a John Connell born to parents Connell and Cleary at Cashel & Emly, Tipperary

    but I don't have a subscription to check it properly
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    Ellen Connell born 12 May 1864 Newtown, County...

    Ellen Connell
    born 12 May 1864
    Newtown, County Westmeath, Ireland
    father: William Connell
    mother: Eliza Cleary Connell

    Ireland Civil Registration on FamilySearch

    another record on...
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    I guess this already known Catholic Parish...

    I guess this already known

    Catholic Parish Registers (on Ancestry)

    Name: Gulielmus Connell [William Connell]
    Gender: Male
    Event Type: Marriage
    Marriage Date: 23 Feb 1852...
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    can't find any Marias born Malta in 1812 but...

    can't find any Marias born Malta in 1812 but there are half a dozen or so apparently born there between 1809 and 1820 (FMP)
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    I expect we have all noticed that Susannah...

    I expect we have all noticed that Susannah Gilbert is a witness at James's marriage to Eliza Haynes

    is Susannah the wife of John Gilbert junior?
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    there are several entries for "W H Holden" in two...

    there are several entries for "W H Holden" in two datasets on Findmypast (FMP)

    "World War 2 Allies Collection" and "British Army Casualties List 1939-45"

    but I'm not guaranteeing these have any...
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    there are now two threads on this family ...

    there are now two threads on this family

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/threads/95272-How-do-you-find-siblings-(if-they-exist)?highlight=
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