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14-01-2021 10:43 AM
The 4th quarter fits with the September birth date as parents have 90 days to register a birth.
With regards to the apparent discrepancy arising from his attestation papers, there could be all...
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Lazonby is Penrith so its all within the right area.
I wonder if they were not married..... In 1858 a William Gilbertson married in Hexham either Jane Henderson, or Agnes Lishman.
In the 1881 Census it says that William Gilbertson was born in Annadale, Gretna Green. Class: RG11; Piece: 5118; Folio: 158; Page: 35.
It's possible that William and Mary Ann married in Scotland. ...
If they were stationed on a ship then yes. The coastguard was really part of the Customs service.
Mariner is an old fashioned term for a sailor.
Mariners would undoubtedly have gone to sea.
People often had multiple occupations sometimes even at the same time. I do research in the slate...
I think that the idea of having separate sheets is a good one, although I would probably combine births and baptisms on the same sheet with a field identifying what the date represents, and...
I haven't done an official one name study, but I did try to identify the parents of an ancestor who was born in the early 19th century, and whose surname has evolved over time such that...
31-12-2020 2:31 PM
Happy New Year to you Pam, and to anyone else reading this.
And good riddance to 2020!
Pam is correct to say that each State has their own registry and rules.
Cindi's list will point you in the right direction. Below is a link for Indiana
Wishing everyone a peaceful Christmas wherever you are, and however you spend the day.
I suspect that today will become one of those days which in years to come people will be able to say where...
I research a rare family name, and in my experience it is perfectly possible to find them travelling over great distances, depending of course on their occupation. You are unlikely to find an...
05-12-2020 6:36 PM
I do not know for certain, but any compensation would, in my opinion, have come either from the employer / ship owner, or possibly through a charity collection; you often notices in old newspaper of...
I don’t know if you have this record:
National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914:
Birth date 18 Apr 1884
Event year 1893
School name Lytham Endowed School
Parent name(s) Betsy...
29-11-2020 11:07 AM
I found a web site which confirms their marriage in Jersey : https://jerripediabmd.net/
I think that you should try and track both Elizabeth Florence Morrison and Lizzie Walters before the marriage...
27-11-2020 5:20 PM
Below is a link to the Victoria BMD site which has a few more details about the Thomas Fothergill who died in 1936.
It shows that whoever registered his death was unaware of his parents names, but...
26-11-2020 11:46 AM
I had a quick look at FMP’s criminal records and just searched on “Fourie” I could not see your man in 1919. However I did find the record of a William Rousman otherwise known as Jacob Johannes...
25-11-2020 2:38 PM
Above is a link to the National Archives guide to trials at the old Bailey....
08-11-2020 6:33 PM
Did you know that Dennis Vowles had a previous conviction ?
He was sentenced to 12 months in July 1836 by Warwick assizes for burglary, which is why he was transported in 1839 for stealing a...
The link below mentions the courts of General Surveyors who seem to have had a role in the property aspects of the court of Augmentation, so that might be an aspect to follow up....
I'm not related, but I have an interest in crime/ convicts and thought that the following might be of interest to you.
He was committed to Newgate gaol on 15 Feb 1840 to await his trial on 3...
01-11-2020 6:18 PM
Below is a link to a National Archives guide on searching for deaths at sea which might assist.
28-10-2020 9:07 AM
You are right 122 is indeed a typo and should read 1922.
All the travel information comes from Ancestry’s passenger list collection. However, Findmypast also a collection the originals...
Unfortunately not all states are on Ancestry, so that's why it pays to go back and recheck every so often.
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