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    Researching SCOTTS in Cambridgeshire

    Still hunting for my runaway Gt Grandfather, Walter SCOTT - bn 6 October 1867 in Christchurch. nr. Upwell to John & Hannah SCOTT.

    According to family lore, in about 1905, Walter did a runner with...
  2. You will find the 1911 Census here: ...

    You will find the 1911 Census here: https://www.censusfinder.com/1911-canadian-census.htm Think it's also on Ancestry.

    Not sure about earlier ones, as I think they were all destroyed and it took...
  3. Thread: sluice row

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    Could it have been near the sluice gates where...

    Could it have been near the sluice gates where the canal joined the River Nene?
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    As far as I am aware, not all the parish...

    As far as I am aware, not all the parish registers held at Wisbech have been filmed. I've looked at Wisbech St. Augustine's many times, and each time it was the original register, not a microfilm. ...
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    Maria PALMER, bn 1846, 'Cambridgeshire'

    On following another line of research, I came across this young lady on the
    1871 England Census:

    Maria PALMER, aged 25, born abt 1825 in 'Cambridgeshire' (no town noted)

    She was recorded as a...
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    Absolutely wonderful news! Best wishes to Lisa &...

    Absolutely wonderful news! Best wishes to Lisa & her mum.
  7. As my New Year's resolution, I'm planning on...

    As my New Year's resolution, I'm planning on loading *ALL* the old sepia family photos that have been given/lent/sent by email etc. over the years onto my Flickr.com account - and then spend the...
  8. There's also AncientFaces.com - I've had some...

    There's also AncientFaces.com - I've had some luck on there with unidentified photos.

    HTH

    Regards, Ann.
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    CAWTHORN, SCOTT, PALMER, SCALES, WATSON

    The main surnames I am researching are:

    CAWTHORN - from Emneth, Three Holes & Christchurch, Cambridgeshire, U.K.
    [+ Cambs/South Lincolnshire border + Cambs/West Norfolk borders.]...
  10. I use *FreePages*, part of the Rootsweb (now...

    I use *FreePages*, part of the Rootsweb (now Ancestry) family

    accounts.rootsweb.ancestry.com

    No restrictions on number of pages - there are some sites in excess of 10,000 pages - makes my 600+...
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    Got it! Many, many thanks Geoffers - this...

    Got it!

    Many, many thanks Geoffers - this has been a great help - now to plot where everyone was in 1881!

    Regards, Ann.
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    Piece 1702, Folio 57 in particular, but probably...

    Piece 1702, Folio 57 in particular, but probably all Upwell enumeration districts eventually.

    I've looked on Ancestry & FMP today and couldn't find the enumerator's walk, yet I know I've seen it...
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    Enumerator's Walk - 1881

    Where can I find details of the Enumerator's Walk for the 1881 England Census?
    with particular refernece to Piece 1702, Upwell, Cambridgeshire.

    Trying to match where everyone lived with a...
  14. I have Archie's medal details off Ancestry, but...

    I have Archie's medal details off Ancestry, but didn't understand the 'code' - so thanks for that.

    There's no way I can get to Kew, or pay a researcher, so will just plod on quietly collecting...
  15. Thanks for your help - am following up all leads...

    Thanks for your help - am following up all leads as we speak :)
  16. Kings Royal Rifle Regiment-Archie A W HAYLETT

    Have just found that my grandfather's cousin, Archie Albert Wilfred HAYLETT was
    in the King's Royal Rifle Corps during WW1 and afterwards.
    His Regimental Number was 11677

    According to my mother,...
  17. 2 million digitised pages from 19thC newspapers now online

    The British Library has put two million digitised pages from 19th century newspapers online .............


    https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8104099.stm


    Regards, Ann.
  18. Still researching: PALMER of Burwell, Hilgay &...

    Still researching:

    PALMER of Burwell, Hilgay & Wisbech;

    CAWTHORN of Emneth, Christchurch & Three Holes;

    SCOTT of Welney, Christchurch & Upwell;


    Regards, Ann.
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    Thanks, Margaret08 - have updated :) Thanks,...

    Thanks, Margaret08 - have updated :)

    Thanks, also Beebee, about writing up sources :)

    I still have an enormous amount to learn how Family Historian works, but with a week away in the caravan...
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    Thankyou :) Now off to play and learn...

    Thankyou :)

    Now off to play and learn .................
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    FH doesn't like Scots/Irish names with the small...

    FH doesn't like Scots/Irish names with the small 'c' (as in my user name) Can anyone suggest how I can correct this?

    So still on a learning curve, but helped greatly by a wet 2 days out...
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    Well, after a few good sales on eBay, I've taken...

    Well, after a few good sales on eBay, I've taken the plunge and bought Family Historian v.4. - it came today.

    I have been using Brother's Keeper for the last 10 years but it's beginning to look a...
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    Have just spent a happy couple of hours searching...

    Have just spent a happy couple of hours searching and finding most of my lot in Cambridgshire :)

    Just need Norfolk, Lancs., Northumberland, Co. Durham and Huntingdonshire to find the rest!
    ...
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    Thanks, Brenda :) Just caught up with this...

    Thanks, Brenda :)

    Just caught up with this thread after a long break away from my research.
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    1st Regiment of Foot, 2nd Btn 1838-1859

    I'm trying to find the dates of the movements of the 2nd battalion, 1st Regiment of Foot (The Royals).

    My gt gt grandfather, John WATSON, served with the regiment from 1838-1859, and saw service...
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