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    I photographed 10,000 letters of application to...

    I photographed 10,000 letters of application to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope written by hand in 1819, and then transcribed them at home. It took me about 15 visits to Kew to take the photos,...
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    I tried OPC as well so glad I didn't miss...

    I tried OPC as well so glad I didn't miss anything. At least I have found his marriage in London so have something for my bicentennial 1820 settler project. Thanks for looking.
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    Thanks folks. At least I'm not missing anything...

    Thanks folks. At least I'm not missing anything too obvious.
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    Looking at it again, I wonder if it could be a...

    Looking at it again, I wonder if it could be a wonky spelling of Penzance?
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    Help identifying place in Cornwall

    Can someone with a good knowledge of Cornwall tell me where William RANSON might have been born? His South African Death Notice at...
  6. Rest in peace, Ladkyis, you will be sorely missed.

    Rest in peace, Ladkyis, you will be sorely missed.
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    A very warm welcome to British Genealogy. Have a...

    A very warm welcome to British Genealogy. Have a good look round and then post when you are ready. Our members love to help.
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    Welcome to B-G Heather. It sounds as if you will...

    Welcome to B-G Heather. It sounds as if you will fit right in here. If you try to help others the chances are you will receive help when you need it yourself :smile:
  9. I don’t know, as I can only find the BT of her...

    I don’t know, as I can only find the BT of her 1816 marriage to Richard which only gives names and the date, with no indication of marital status. If she was the mother of Thomas then she either gave...
  10. Thanks Peter, that makes sense.

    Thanks Peter, that makes sense.
  11. :biggrin:. Super map. Thanks.

    :biggrin:. Super map. Thanks.
  12. It could indeed! I've just looked that up and...

    It could indeed! I've just looked that up and it's a street in Church. Diolch yn fawr helachau. My knowledge of that part of the world is abysmal.
  13. Help reading some Lancashire place names

    If anyone has access to the Lancashire parish registers on Ancestry, could they have a look at the baptism of Nancy, daughter of Richard and Ellen HALSTEAD on 24 May 1818 in Church Kirk, Lancashire?...
  14. Findmypast has the original image of the 1903...

    Findmypast has the original image of the 1903 marriage entry. There are two marriages on the page, and the top one is Henry Duckman to Georgina Brooks. The one you want is Frederick Ernest Spencer to...
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    I think the father's name might say (helpfully!)...

    I think the father's name might say (helpfully!) Deceased Harding

    I agree about Thomas Ferguson. Not sure about the second witness but I think it's a man because it says 'his mark'
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    The original of the baptism Pamela found (and the...

    The original of the baptism Pamela found (and the records of St.George's) can be found at https://www.historicalpapers.wits.ac.za/index.php?inventory_enhanced/U/Collections&c=125018/R/AB1569-7-10-1-4...
  17. Looks like it should be Gamallt...

    Looks like it should be Gamallt https://www.zoopla.co.uk/property/gamallt/nevern/newport/sa42-0na/20774246
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    As this is in the Surnames Forum it will in fact...

    As this is in the Surnames Forum it will in fact be closed. Any further information on the thread Christina has linked.
  19. I have moved this thread to Jewish Roots to see...

    I have moved this thread to Jewish Roots to see if Phillip can add some insights as to where to look next
  20. 1891 census 148 Alexandra Road RG12/118 folio 98...

    1891 census 148 Alexandra Road RG12/118 folio 98 page 31

    Jewles MASON 53 financial agent born Alsace (naturalised B.S.)

    As well as Sarah and the four girls there is now a son Eugene, aged 18,...
  21. According to the GRO site the Jules Augustus...

    According to the GRO site the Jules Augustus Charles Mason who died in 1891 was 53, so that fits.

    Yes, definitely him
    Probate Registry
    Jules Mason late of 148 Alexandra Road, Kilburn, company...
  22. The 1861 census for 24 York Street, Glasgow,...

    The 1861 census for 24 York Street, Glasgow, Scotland has a Jules Mason, aged 23, born France, dealer in precious stones. He is billed as a lodger, as is a Henry Mason, widower, 56 born Prussia....
  23. I have merged your two threads to avoid any...

    I have merged your two threads to avoid any duplication of effort. It is always better to add to an existing thread if you can. I have also changed the title to reflect both people you are looking...
  24. Sarah LOTINGA birth registered Dec qtr 1842 Vol...

    Sarah LOTINGA birth registered Dec qtr 1842 Vol 24 p 270 mother's maiden name HOFFMANN
  25. 1871 census RG10/5072 f82 p30 Westgate,...

    1871 census RG10/5072 f82 p30 Westgate, Newcastle

    Jules Mason 33 Coal merchant and Exporter born France, Strasbourg
    Sarah wife 27 born Durham, Sunderland
    Amelia 7 born Durham, Sunderland...
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