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    I don't know if we have that many members who...

    I don't know if we have that many members who live in Guernsey. :smile5:
    However, certainly in mainland UK, most local libraries or Archives/Record Offices hold copies of local newspapers, and will...
  2. Jammy whatnot. :smile5: There's a FHC in Grimsby....

    Jammy whatnot. :smile5: There's a FHC in Grimsby.
    For address, opening times, and phone number stick Grimsby in the empty box and then press 'sumbit'.
    https://www.familysearch.org/locations/
    ...
  3. Thread: Harrod

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    All the information about George can be found in...

    All the information about George can be found in this thread.

    As we do not allow duplicate threads about the same person, I am closing this one.

    Further details about George's family may be...
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    I've just clicked on the link, and that took me...

    I've just clicked on the link, and that took me to a page which said 'log in', and if you've not previously registered then you click 'register as an individual'. You only need do that once, and then...
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    Good for you. The more you use those (and in fact...

    Good for you. The more you use those (and in fact any) sites, the better you will become at finding records.

    A few things to remember.
    I've already said about forty-two days to register a birth...
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    Ditto. :biggrin: Either their surname is...

    Ditto. :biggrin:
    Either their surname is mis-spelt, dates of birth are totally wrong (though I had no luck searching without a date of birth), they've been redacted by mistake, or else their page is...
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    It wasn't a case of spoiling my fun. Alma. I was...

    It wasn't a case of spoiling my fun. Alma. I was just trying to give Ashleigh a bit of practice in checking for stuff in the Historical births and then on FreeBMD in an attempt to find Violet in...
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    Although the Historical Deaths on that GRO link I...

    Although the Historical Deaths on that GRO link I gave you go up to 1957, it's much easier to search FreeBMD for deaths (from 1866 when age at death was first recorded in th original GRO Index)...
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    When giving census information, you also need to...

    When giving census information, you also need to give at least the place people were living in, and ideally, the census reference. This makes it much easier for anyone to help you.
    So in 1911 the...
  10. If he enlisted in 1918, by 1940 he would have...

    If he enlisted in 1918, by 1940 he would have served for twenty-two years.
    Does his record state how long he initially signed-on for?
    He possibly became eligible for a pension after the...
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    No need to apologise, Peter. I did indeed say...

    No need to apologise, Peter. I did indeed say 'seven years', but you explained it so much better. And in legal terms. :smile5:

    Pam
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    Further thought- If Barbara had daughters,...

    Further thought-

    If Barbara had daughters, then one of them may have married Joe Bloggs.
    Joe died, so the daughter the married somebody Grieve.
    So you need to trace the history of the...
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    Have you viewed the original census image, and if...

    Have you viewed the original census image, and if so, is Annie's age clearly 4 - or another number (7 and 11 immediately spring to mind) mistranscribed? Even if it's clearly a 4, you have to bear in...
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    Thanks, Peter, for explaining in more detail (and...

    Thanks, Peter, for explaining in more detail (and better English) what I was trying to say in post #3. (I'd got the general idea but couldn't remember the precise details. :smile5:)

    Pam
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    Link to the research guide published by The...

    Link to the research guide published by The National Archives.
    Just be very aware of the last paragraph in section 4.2.
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  16. Thread: Army badge

    by Pam Downes
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    Hi Bren, I've moved this thread to the more...

    Hi Bren,

    I've moved this thread to the more relevant 'Military - Army' forum.

    There's quite a few other queries in this forum about badges, so you might find some places to look in those...
  17. Having read helachau's post #2, I did mean to ask...

    Having read helachau's post #2, I did mean to ask where you found
    and ask if you/a.n.other had mis-read/mistranscribed the word 'on' as 'of'.

    As you say, 'on' makes better sense.

    Pam
  18. cka = commonly known as? Or, is is a...

    cka = commonly known as?

    Or, is is a badly-written/mis-copied 'aka' which you've mis-read as cka?

    I would agree that it sounds as if there was a Mr Cairns, but no marriage.

    Pam
  19. Thread: Newby

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    Hi Di, Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:...

    Hi Di,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Not quite sure what you mean by 'have to pay for almost everything', because as far as I can recall you've always had to pay for most documents...
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    When you get the correct record, at just over...

    When you get the correct record, at just over 1.50 it is tremendous value for money compared to the cost of BMD certificates in England and Wales. Eleven pounds each though church records are...
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    I don't know if this research guide from The National Archives will be of any help.
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    Don't know where you found the death record, but...

    Don't know where you found the death record, but Cornwall OPC have a burial for a Susan Heard, aged 24, on 2 September 1860 in Calstock. No corresponding death registraton in either the 'old' GRO...
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    Have you got the birth certificates of the...

    Have you got the birth certificates of the children, or at least found them on the census?
    Were they also born in St Cuthberts (district? parish?).
    If so, it's logical to assume that the marriage...
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    Things have changed slightly at the GRO since...

    Things have changed slightly at the GRO since February when the cost of certificates increased.
    Would seem that in addition to the cost of the certificate there is a 3 search fee, and if no...
  25. Thank you for trying to help, Peter. After...

    Thank you for trying to help, Peter.
    After eventually receiving a similar message from my son who then added "If not try Ctrl + Alt + Left, that should rotate the screen anti clockwise", I finally...
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