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    I think it's more likely that the 78th landed in...

    I think it's more likely that the 78th landed in the south-east of Sicily, as that is where the main force landed earlier in July.

    If you search 'Invasion of Sicily maps', you'll have plenty to...
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    I think the full title might be His Majesty's...

    I think the full title might be His Majesty's Royal Australian Naval Depot, which was located at Australia house in The Strand.

    There are references to this in some online Australian documents,...
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    No problem connecting to the home page but when I...

    No problem connecting to the home page but when I selected 'Database' from the top bar, I eventually got a 404 message.

    When I selected 'Search the CCEd Database' in Quick Links, I got the same...
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    If you search 'Great Yarmouth Rows' you'll get...

    If you search 'Great Yarmouth Rows' you'll get bags of returns detailing the history of The Rows, with maps and images.

    Peter
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    Hi Ed, Looking at Greenwood's 1830 map of...

    Hi Ed,

    Looking at Greenwood's 1830 map of London, there was a Hermitage Street but it was in Paddington.

    The only other mentions in the index are Great Hermitage Street and Little Hermitage...
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    I should have added, if you reduce the opacity of...

    I should have added, if you reduce the opacity of the overlay, you will see the 'farm' as it is today.

    Peter
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    Virile Farm is shown on this map: ...

    Virile Farm is shown on this map:

    https://maps.
    nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=16&lat=50.9094&lon=3.0069&layers=101464870&b=1

    In square 29, northwest of the Vindictive crossroads, which are on the...
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    Findmypast has a record of Herbert Brearey's...

    Findmypast has a record of Herbert Brearey's death which has ( SS Hero ) after HMS President III.
    (British Armed Forces and Overseas Deaths and Burials). His death is recorded as 'at sea'.

    The...
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    Perhaps a shortened version of 'feme covert', a...

    Perhaps a shortened version of 'feme covert', a medieval description of a married woman.

    Literally, a covered woman, one protected by marriage.

    Peter
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    Ah! So it is, Thank you Pam. Peter

    Ah! So it is, Thank you Pam.

    Peter
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    I was going to report a post (spam) but that...

    I was going to report a post (spam) but that button is missing too!

    Peter
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    Could it be appurtenance(s)? In property law,...

    Could it be appurtenance(s)?

    In property law, a minor right, interest, or privilege which passes when the title to the principal property is transferred.

    Peter
  13. Belfort Street, now lost to redevelopment. ...

    Belfort Street, now lost to redevelopment.

    https://maps.nls.uk/view/102339522

    Upper central section of map; between West Craven Street and Phoebe Street and south of Robert Hall Street.

    Peter
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    It's the badge of the British 14th Army. ...

    It's the badge of the British 14th Army.

    Wikipedia has details of the 14th's composition and theatres of war.

    Peter
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    The other one could be Tott. an abbreviation of...

    The other one could be Tott. an abbreviation of Tottington, which is about 5k north west of Bury.

    Peter
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    From the above article: “All records held in...

    From the above article:

    “All records held in New Register House have been digitised and where open to public access, can be accessed online via our ScotlandsPeople website.”

    Peter
  17. Hopefully this will back up what has already been...

    Hopefully this will back up what has already been posted:

    There is a Rev Charles Richard de Havilland on the Guernsey Census for 1881 and 1891. His age correlates to a birth in 1823/4.

    In 1881...
  18. James and Ambrose are proving to be elusive! ...

    James and Ambrose are proving to be elusive!

    There is evidence that Georgina and Geraldine both married U.S. Servicemen and each had at least one child in this country before emigrating to USA.
    ...
  19. These may well be siblings to Ambrose and James:...

    These may well be siblings to Ambrose and James:

    Georgina C E DUCK b. 1916 Weymouth Q2 5A 551
    Geraldine T DUCK b. 1919 Bristol Q4 6A 187
    Gordon G DUCK b. 1928 Bristol Q4 6A 148 all with...
  20. FMP has an Ambrose G DUCK b. 1921 Bristol Q1 6A...

    FMP has an Ambrose G DUCK b. 1921 Bristol Q1 6A 155 mother's maiden name AMES.

    I think this is a mistranscription and the initial should be C not G.

    Also
    James DUCK b. 1919 Bristol Q1 6A 87...
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    Have you noticed that Augusta's condition on the...

    Have you noticed that Augusta's condition on the 1851 Census is recorded as 'unmarried'? If true it would explain the absence of marriage records!

    I'm probably going off on a flight of fancy here...
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    Hampshire parish records can be searched at...

    Hampshire parish records can be searched at FHS-Online.

    There is a record for a Lydia ETHERIDGE baptised in Winnall in 1712.

    The bad news is that a subscription is required to view further...
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    Elizabeth Sutherland is listed as a widow on the...

    Elizabeth Sutherland is listed as a widow on the 1851 Census, so presumably Walter died sometime between 1841 and 1851.

    Searching Scotland's People for burials of any Walter Sutherland between...
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    If you look at the image attached to the...

    If you look at the image attached to the Lincolnshire Baptisms entry (FMP), the name appears to have been altered (overwritten). I think it's been altered from Anne to Jane but it could be the other...
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    When I was browsing Caithness maps, I noticed a...

    When I was browsing Caithness maps, I noticed a Clan Gunn Museum and Heritage Centre in Latheron.

    The Clan Gunn Society has a website:
    https://www
    .clangunnsociety.org/heritage-centre/

    and...
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