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  1. I'm unclear whether this is a German born in...

    I'm unclear whether this is a German born in Hamburg or a British Subject born in Hamburg.

    If the latter, British sources are likely to be more use and are certainly more easily accessible.
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    Not necessarily, I think. If you search for...

    Not necessarily, I think.

    If you search for and find the marriage on Ancestry, you can click through to Essex Archives and get a copy of the registration for 2.99.

    However, if Anthony is...
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    You haven't provided his name and number. Your...

    You haven't provided his name and number.

    Your first step is to read the National Archives research guide -...
  4. It appears that HMS Odyssey was the Collingwood...

    It appears that HMS Odyssey was the Collingwood Hotel, Ilfracombe. That seems to have been an accounting base (not where he was stationed). They specialized in Naval Parties (NP) (ad hoc groupings...
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    I'm afraid I'm stumped!

    I'm afraid I'm stumped!
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    Perhaps you would provide identity details -...

    Perhaps you would provide identity details - name, regimental number, home location etc.
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    Perhaps you were entering too much information....

    Perhaps you were entering too much information. Searching on simply "Vyvian Alfred TYLOR" (with quotation marks) finds him immediately.

    Don't forget this is OCR not a transcription.
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    That seems to a number allocated to the Royal...

    That seems to a number allocated to the Royal Fusiliers. He may have transferred to the RA. As Megan has explained, you need to apply to the MoD.
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    Have you had a look at the "Royal Artillery...

    Have you had a look at the "Royal Artillery Attestations 1883-1942" on Findmypast?
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    I would guess so. A bank (say) in England would...

    I would guess so. A bank (say) in England would need probate sealed by an English court.



    The wording is "Effects 68 15s in England" That surely means what it says - 68 15s in England and the...
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    I think you probably need to read the service...

    I think you probably need to read the service record that you've obtained in conjunction with operational records available at the National Archives.

    This research guide should help for a start......
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    Susan You say you have his death certificate....

    Susan

    You say you have his death certificate. I take it it doesn't mention soldier as his occupation. If you know his date of death and if there's nobody of that name listed on the CWGC site nor...
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    Gypsy is an ethnicity, surely. A marine store...

    Gypsy is an ethnicity, surely. A marine store dealer bought and sold naval surplus stuff and by extension general junk.
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    Have you looked at the database "Soldiers Died in...

    Have you looked at the database "Soldiers Died in the Great War" available on Ancestry and elsewhere? Is your man there? There are two men named William Coxon who died in 1916.

    The only one who...
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    In my experience I think it's best first to...

    In my experience I think it's best first to identify the person and then find out what medals he got from the relevant documents.

    Others may have a different view.
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    Nurse child = foster child. Could well be...

    Nurse child = foster child.

    Could well be fostered out by Macclesfield Union. Check what records from Macclesfield Union have survived - particularly registers of children boarded out.
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    If Hilda's date of birth from the 1938 register...

    If Hilda's date of birth from the 1938 register was 19 Jan 1917, there is a death listed for a Hilda Cronshaw with that birthdate in 1970.

    I would get that death certificate and see what it says...
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    To the best of my knowledge it was only necessary...

    To the best of my knowledge it was only necessary to use the words "I baptize thee in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen"
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    Googling throws up some examples from parish...

    Googling throws up some examples from parish registers..


    in 1567, John, son of John Symon "was baptized of the Mydwife". In 1580, John, son of Thomas Abbott, was "baptized by ye midwife"; in...
  20. Very often worth looking at the National Archives...

    Very often worth looking at the National Archives catalogue.

    It includes the following...

    The records in this series are a representative selection of the original collection and were prepared...
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    Cancel that! I think You say you have the...

    Cancel that! I think You say you have the certificate and her maiden name is shown as Handley. So that suggests her mother was unmarried or she married again. Are there any Hand(l)ey / Day marriages...
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    There appears to be a birth certificate available...

    There appears to be a birth certificate available for their son George b 1841.

    What is shown for the mother's name and previous names?

    You do have the birth certificate, don't you?

    So many...
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    I don't know but the National Archives catalogue...

    I don't know but the National Archives catalogue shows a subsection of RG15 (the 1921 census returns) entitled "Army". Sounds hopeful!
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    It might be worth checking what records are...

    It might be worth checking what records are available at London Metropolitan Archives. It would mean a personal visit when the time is right (if it ever becomes right again:()
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    Inmates would have worked in the laundry.

    Inmates would have worked in the laundry.
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