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    I can remember writing the thread with that title...

    I can remember writing the thread with that title but I have no recollection of ever writing a thread about a cemetery in Paddington.
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    I am assuming that in the 1891 census she is living at Bolt Court, St Dunstan in the West, City of London, and described as being a married housekeeper called Lucy Wickham.

    If that's correct then...
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    Birth Registration: WORBY, ALICE EMMA ...

    Birth Registration:

    WORBY, ALICE EMMA Mother's maiden name GARRETT
    GRO Reference: 1911 S Quarter in WANDSWORTH Volume 01D Page 921

    Marriage Registration:
    1898 D Quarter in Wandsworth...
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    These are the birth registrations that might fit...

    These are the birth registrations that might fit for someone coming from the Warrington area. Where there is no mother's maiden name, that means that she wasn't married.

    OAKES, JOSEPH ...
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    Birth Registration: MCCARTHY, ADA No...

    Birth Registration:
    MCCARTHY, ADA No Mother's maiden name
    GRO Reference: 1878 S Quarter in PORTSEA ISLAND Volume 02B Page 470

    No Mother's maiden name means that she was illegitimate....
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    The National Archives guide to finding POW...

    The National Archives guide to finding POW records:

    https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-prisoners-second-world-war-korean-war/
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    I think that without more information, such as...

    I think that without more information, such as his age, or his wife's maiden name, or his children's names it will be very difficult to discover much.

    Findmypast have a record set entitled...
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    Sticky: https://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/search...

    https://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/search.php

    And

    https://www.freesettlerorfelon.com/index.htm
  10. If you go back to the 1881 Census you will find...

    If you go back to the 1881 Census you will find his parents living with his elder (half) brother, James Edward who was then aged 14. There is a marriage record in 1889 between a James Edward Handy...
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    Leila B Chiverton married Edward J Randall in...

    Leila B Chiverton married Edward J Randall in Portsmouth in the Jan Quarter of 1920 Vol 2B Page 919. I think that you can ignore the newspaper article announcing a marriage in 1914 – it was...
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    Go to the top of the class Pam. :rofl::biggrin5:

    Go to the top of the class Pam. :rofl::biggrin5:
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    When we start on the trail of family history we...

    When we start on the trail of family history we never know what we are going to find. I don't know whether you have gone back any further in time, but I thought that this might be of interest to you:...
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    I have just found a newspaper article about the...

    I have just found a newspaper article about the death of Thomas Chiverton. He killed himself about a month after his wife died.

    There are two newspapers. One is a report of the inquest into his...
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    In order to discover the causes of death of...

    In order to discover the causes of death of Thomas and Alice Chiverton you will need to purchase their death certificates.

    This you can do on line directly from the Government - its the cheapest...
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    His wife Elizabeth made various attempts to find...

    His wife Elizabeth made various attempts to find him. His name appears in the 1920 index for the Queensland Police Gazette and in the 1922 NSW Police Gazette were details under "Missing Friends " say...
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    That's what I thought when I first read it, but...

    That's what I thought when I first read it, but then you down the list and see its a common occurrence along with "casually fall down steps"!!
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    Lancashire Quarter Session Records

    This is a data set on Ancestry.

    Whilst looking for something else, I came across (under "Salford" "Petitions" "Michaelmas 1823"), a long list of what we would think of as coroner's verdicts. Here...
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    I'm glad you've managed to sort it out. You...

    I'm glad you've managed to sort it out. You should have a look at the National Library of Wales site, as there are lots of excellent free things there!

    For instance if you search their catalogue...
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    Below is link to the GENUKI page for...

    Below is link to the GENUKI page for Llandsantffraid yn Mechain, which might contain information that could help your search:

    https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/MGY/Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain
    ...
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    We forget that there it was not until the Factory...

    We forget that there it was not until the Factory and Workshop Act of 1901 that the minimum age for work was raised to 12. The equivalent act in 1878 set the minimum age at 8.

    I recently various...
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    I think that it is badly worded because if PERSON A was intended to be a quasi tenant, then the duration of that tenancy would need to be specified and directed to them, rather than relying on...
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    I am not a Welsh speaker, but I can offer the...

    I am not a Welsh speaker, but I can offer the following perspective. A great aunt and great uncle were unofficially adopted out of the family in the early 1900s after their parents died. They were...
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    Below is a link to the National Archives research guide which hopefully will help you:
    ...
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    For a marriage to be legal it would have to be...

    For a marriage to be legal it would have to be registered with the civil authorities. There are a few other criteria relating to where it takes place, and by whom, but civil registration is key. On...
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