I felt I couldn't compose such an accomplished letter at twenty seven and three quarters let alone seven and three quarters.
I had a look at Walter James' military record - very impressive. Also...
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29-11-2020 4:02 PM
Thanks for confirming "Officiating Minister" as "Traff'd Leigh".
Like Ancestry, FMP has transcribed as "Gibbings" - but it's understandable looking at the original.
Looking at the registers for St Bartholomew spotted the following in the frame to be siblings to Thomas Richards, bap 23 May 1675 -
8 Nov 1868 - William, son of John and Anne Richards - no mention...
St Mary's Church - Rectory (now long demolished) to the south.
Checking FMP for Cheadle marriages 1828 it returns 33 pages. A random check throws up "T (?) Leigh" or "Traff'd (?) Leigh" as minister officiating. A check of the newspapers shows an Edward Trafford...
If you look at the census entry it reads "Ephran" - although transcribed as "Ephraim" on FMP.
"Ephran is aged 3 months and the Census was taken 2 April - so you are looking for a DoB at the start of...
Sarah Ann's birth was registered March Qtr, 1871
FMP Baptism (image/transcription)
26 April 1871, Sarah Ann dau. of Thomas and Eliza Langford, abode River Side, father - labourer.
21-11-2020 5:10 PM
Albert Collett, Dec Qtr 1828, Liverpool, 8B 45 - married Gertrude Harris
Liverpool Echo, 28 Feb 1978
DEATHS - COLLETT - February 24, 1978, suddenly at home, of 61 York...
Runcorn Weekly News, 22 Jun 1917
SPENCER - Previously reported missing on July 19th 1916, now officially reported killed in action on or about that date, Private Alfred Spencer (Black Watch), the...
The Runcorn Weekly News carried various "In Memoriam" or "Acknowledgements" with a "61 York Street, Garston" address - dates
13 July 1917 - From his loving wife and all at 61 York Street ... third...
Runcorn Weekly News, 4 Apr 1930
HARRIS - The family of the late Mrs Harris desire to thank all friends and neighbours for their kind attention and sympathy and floral tributes...
I was thrown by the Nash surname, having identified likely birth registrations with mother's maiden name Corin/Coran. Also thrown by the first born, Mabel Susannah Harris, being baptised Stoke...
15-11-2020 2:41 PM
That's the approach I've been following - first turning up Samuel Coppock in Water Street.
This map, surveyed 1845, published 1848, shows the area to the west of Heaton Norris
I was intrigued reading that she didn't speak English, he didn't speak German but they quarrelled!!
I did wonder if she continued as Wilelmina Eckhardt - a real horror story. But Wilhelmina...
I think you've cracked it (photo taken before the frontage was added to)
The New York Herald, 14 Nov 1897, carries a report of Wilhelmina Dale committing bigamy with a John E Eckhardt, first husband John F Dale.
? - don't know what happened there but laptop threw a...
New York Newspapers, early July 1852
"Found drowned - The body of a young man about 16 years of age ... A memorandum book was found in his pocket, in the book was the name of Elijah Webb, found in...
New York newspapers https://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html
Pop "titus webb" in Search and check box is set to "the exact phrase" (not Boolean). Should return 11 hits. A number relate to searching...
I'm afraid all roads lead to Priaulx. Their catalogue covers -
10-10-2020 6:51 AM
His record states
"Discharged 31-5-08" (when the Carmarthen Militia was wound up)
"Claimed free discharge under para 59. special A 6 23/12/07" - does this sound like someone ready to commit himself...
10-10-2020 6:19 AM
How stiff was the competition for the limited number of places in the new unit?
There's on OPC burial for an Elizabeth Weeks age 10 at Laneast, 28 Aug 1832.
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