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    My first thought was military discipline at this...

    My first thought was military discipline at this time eg.-

    Salisbury & Winchester Journal, 8 April 1833

    Extract from an article headed "Military Flogging" -
    "Soldiers have been flogged for...
  2. Thread: Herrod.

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    For me the acronyms jumped off the page. At the...

    For me the acronyms jumped off the page. At the same time I had raised the question about the Frizington 1963 death, with no reference to source - simply a question?

    A timely reminder!
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    Sunderland Daily Echo and Shippimg Gazette, 30...

    Sunderland Daily Echo and Shippimg Gazette, 30 Oct 1945
    DURHAM CASES - MANY DIVORCES GRANTED
    George Bateman Harrod, of Garrigal, Alston, and formerly of Sunderland, wife's desertion.

    Did George...
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    Checking old maps for the location of Denzell...

    Checking old maps for the location of Denzell Street, surprised to note it disappeared early 1900s with the development of Kingsway. It's on this 1895 Town Plan -

    http://maps.nls.uk/view/101201589...
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    There a birth registration for an Ann Grieve,...

    There a birth registration for an Ann Grieve, Canongate, 1870.

    I can only view the transcribed Census details, not original. Do you have sight of the original? Could the age be "4 months"?
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    Have you found the couple in 1881 - living...

    Have you found the couple in 1881 - living together or apart? If apart, what was the marriage status?

    Was your Herbert the Herbert BaVington Clay baptised India 1 January 1857? I can see a Herbert...
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    Monjon, Just confirming dates. There's an item...

    Monjon,
    Just confirming dates.
    There's an item in an Australian newspaper, 16 Jun 1860,referring to the arrival of the "Eliza Stewart, 524 tons, Oppenheim".
    The Shipping & Mercantile Gazette, 25...
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    Monjon, Welcome to Brit-gen. An old post and...

    Monjon,
    Welcome to Brit-gen.
    An old post and information can be found -
    Aussie newspapers https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/search?adv=y
    London Gazette ...
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    1844 map https://maps.nls.uk/view/102343952 ...

    1844 map
    https://maps.nls.uk/view/102343952

    Bottom of map - midpoint

    Like you my geography is abysmal tho' getting better with the frequent questions raised about "Does anybody recognise ..."...
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    Croeso

    Croeso
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    Could it be Alleytroyds?

    Could it be Alleytroyds?
  12. Re. stamp duty, the Hawera and Normanby Star, 5...

    Re. stamp duty, the Hawera and Normanby Star, 5 Feb 1913, reports Frederick Cowling's (Auckland) estate as 2,130 in it's list of "Estates of 1,000 and more in the various districts of the Dominion".
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    https://newspapers.library.wales/view/4473717/4473...

    https://newspapers.library.wales/view/4473717/4473721/54/casualties

    Clicking on above shd. zoom in on specific item. If not, check column 2, Shipping Intelligence.
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    A very warm welcome to Brit-gen. Newcastle...

    A very warm welcome to Brit-gen.

    Newcastle Courant, 2 May 1878

    "The schooner Union, of and for Blakeney from London, with patent manure, was sunk at one o'clock yesterday morning, near the...
  15. Thread: Newbie Too

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    Re. Kingswood Training School, you could check...

    Re. Kingswood Training School, you could check Gloucestershire online catalogue -
    https://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/CalmView/
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    ie. 1924. That would fit the Bennett birth...

    ie. 1924. That would fit the Bennett birth registration Jun Qtr 1924, Eastbourne

    That's the only "father Bennett/mother Hinkley" birth coming up at the moment.
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    First, A very warm welcome to Brit-gen. In the...

    First,
    A very warm welcome to Brit-gen. In the absence of any given names for Bennett/Hinkley -

    https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

    Search "Marriages" for the combination of Surname =...
  18. Thread: Thomas EYRL

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    FMP Baptisms (images) Elizabeth Earle, 27 Apr...

    FMP Baptisms (images)

    Elizabeth Earle, 27 Apr 1759, Sileby, parents Samuel and Ann
    Thomas Earle, 7 Jun 1760, Sileby, parents Samuel and Ann
    Samuel Eyrle, 7 May 1762, Sileby, parents Sam and Ann...
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    It's available via British Newspaper Archive...

    It's available via British Newspaper Archive (BNA) or FindMyPast - both subscription/credit sites.
    The National Library of Australia has a set of newspapers on line (requires registration - FREE)...
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    Searching "Cozens, Cousins, Cousens" etc. no easy...

    Searching "Cozens, Cousins, Cousens" etc. no easy task!! Just to confirm -
    The William Cousens on the 1911 Census is the William Cousens, bap May 5 1872, Johnston, parents John and Maria, father's...
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    The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams,...

    The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams, 20 Mar 1884, carries a report of a " ... William Winson alias ?right (? - the first character is unclear but very likely a "B"), of Bristol, a...
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    The 1841 Census has a Philip and Ann Bright...

    The 1841 Census has a Philip and Ann Bright living at "Wood Park, Sandford, Crediton"
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    FMP has only 7 baptisms under the Surname...

    FMP has only 7 baptisms under the Surname "Winsent" - none for the Devon area or period you are interested in.

    On the '81 Census William gives his age as 77 (born 1804) and PoB "Newton St Cyres"....
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    On the '81 Census Ann Winson gives her age as 74...

    On the '81 Census Ann Winson gives her age as 74 (born 1807) and PoB looks like "West Morchard"

    FMP has the baptism of (transcription)-
    Ann Bright, 26 Dec 1806, Morchard Bishop, parents Philip...
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    FMP has the banns/marriage of an Ann Bright and...

    FMP has the banns/marriage of an Ann Bright and William Winsent, parish of Sandford St Swithen, Crediton, 26 Dec 1828

    Possibility?
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