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    Being a little slow on the uptake today (freezing...

    Being a little slow on the uptake today (freezing temperature = frozen brain) with a little help I have just connected your avatar name to the nonsense poem by Lewis Carrol although yours ends in ie...
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    I have moved jaberwockies post and the related...

    I have moved jaberwockies post and the related answers to a thread of its own in the General English Family History forum with the title "Family line Sir Hand de Benenden." I did this as the original...
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    It isn't that English history is hopelessly...

    It isn't that English history is hopelessly inaccurate, muddled and confusing it is that some over enthusiastic researchers can make it seem so by accepting information found online without any...
  4. Hi Shay The only shipping record I can find at...

    Hi Shay
    The only shipping record I can find at the moment for an Ernst Sorenson is on Findmypast but he was born 1877 and travelled from Liverpool to new York.in 1913. I don't have a sub so can only...
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    Louisa Binney nee Pitkelthy was divorced by her...

    Louisa Binney nee Pitkelthy was divorced by her husband William because of her adultery, filed in April 1873. They married in Belize at St John's in 1866. The full details of the marriage are in the...
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    Good newspaper find about James William's time...

    Good newspaper find about James William's time in the Honduras Alma. :smile5:

    The 1911 census says he had been blind for 34 years and the article says he went blind in the Honduras and got to...
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    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums Just...

    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums

    Just for some background information to start us off your gggrandfather married Caroline Augusta Hammond December 1/4 1887 registration district...
  8. Congratulations and how I envy you. My great...

    Congratulations and how I envy you. My great grandfather on my maternal side is my brick wall and his mother wasn't helpful with middle names or seeking support. Of her four children only one was...
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    Hi grisel and thank you for following through...

    Hi grisel and thank you for following through with this and connecting the dots for me.
    At one point I seem to temeber seeing an army record for a John Jackson in Gibraltar but nothing to...
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    From familysearch.org baptism of the John...

    From familysearch.org
    baptism of the John Jackson jnr in 1841 census
    John Flower Jackson 8 Aug 1821 Saint Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, England , father John Jackson Mother Mary Ann

    Christina
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    Ok I have just been rereading what I found...

    Ok I have just been rereading what I found earlier this morning and I made a mistake in the 1841 census above in that I got mixed up and looked for a John Jackson born 1822 +/- 2 years with a father...
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    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums Don't...

    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums
    Don't worry too much about where you post, a Mod can always move it if necessary.
    Not only we will wish you luck but our members like to help others solve...
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    There is this 1841 census HO107 Piece 1051 Book...

    There is this 1841 census
    HO107 Piece 1051 Book 4 Folio 27 Page 13
    Elm Houses? St Giles Camberwell, Dulwich
    John Jackson 48 Merchant Born in county Yes
    Mary Jackson 42 Does't say Yes but can't...
  14. Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums David If...

    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums David
    If you came to us from Forces War Records reading this will explain the connection.

    This article on The Long Long Trail website explains abour...
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    1861 census RG 9 Piece380 Folio 86 page 21 Geo...

    1861 census
    RG 9 Piece380 Folio 86 page 21
    Geo Jackson 38 Salt hawker born Gibralter. BS. On the 1871 census he is born Camberwell Surrey.
    Elizabeth Jackson 38
    Elizabeth F Jackson 13
    George H...
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    Hi I forgot to add that the father of...

    Hi


    I forgot to add that the father of William Archibald born c 1884 is on the marriage image as William Frederick Powell, occupation - Carpenter.
    Maud May's father Robert is a horse dealer....
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    This is your great grandfather and family in the...

    This is your great grandfather and family in the 1911 census

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    30 Bow St Middlesbrough Yorkshire
    William Archibald Powell 26 Occupation Process Photo Engraver, born Stamford,...
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    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums The...

    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums

    The only William Archibald Powell with a birth registered in the March 1/4 on FreeBMD is registered in Leicester with the mother's maiden name Morris.
    As...
  19. Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums If you...

    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums
    If you came to us from Forces War Records this will explain our connection.
    Service rcords from 1921 onwards are still held by the MoD but can be applied...
  20. Service records from 1921 onwards are still held...

    Service records from 1921 onwards are still held by the MoD. You can apply for them at a cost of 30 pounds and will also have to provide a copy of the death certificate. You do not need to provide a...
  21. It is bringing the image up just fine for mebut I...

    It is bringing the image up just fine for mebut I have no idea what any of it says. :smile:
    Christina
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    This is her marriage on Paperspastbut no help...

    This is her marriage on Paperspastbut no help with parent's names, however she would have been the third daughter of John and Priscilla as reported and Joseph Henry is her brother. There are other...
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    Hi Yes I have seen an example of a child of a...

    Hi
    Yes I have seen an example of a child of a second marriage being given the same name as the child of the first marriage. They both lived to adulthood, married and had children. Like you I did try...
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    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums I...

    Welcome to the British-Genealogy forums

    I haven't found a marriage yet for Thomas and Esther but whilst looking I took a look at the GRO index for the births of their children William and Frances...
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    It seems to have gone to the new system without...

    It seems to have gone to the new system without me having received a warning message from ancestry.
    One thing I have noticed when I open up messages I have exchanged with a member is that the trash...
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