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  1. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. You are...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    You are very wise to double check everything found on line, especially when the names are not rare.
    Why do you think that the Barrett you’ve found with the...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. The OP...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. The OP hasn’t been here since last year, but if they are still using the same email address that they registered with, they should have received an email to...
  3. LAvila, welcome to the British Genealogy Forum....

    LAvila, welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    The OP hasn't been back since 2014. If she is still using the email address that she registered with, she'll get an automated message saying that that...
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    William Smolit and Ann Blair had 7 kids - William...

    William Smolit and Ann Blair had 7 kids - William (1847), James (1850), Joseph (1853), Thomas Duncan (1854), Alexander (1856), Ann (1858) and David (1860). William was born Strathmartine,as Smollett....
  5. Very nice!

    Very nice!
  6. Thread: Hi

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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It sounds...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It sounds as though you have already had a good look round, so choose a suitable forum and tell us about some of your current research and brick walls.
    Above...
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    I was wondering about oral cancer, but that's...

    I was wondering about oral cancer, but that's probably a bit fiercer than "debility"...
  8. Well, I wouldn’t have asked if I didn’t think the...

    Well, I wouldn’t have asked if I didn’t think the info would help...
  9. As you are no doubt aware, this is not a rare...

    As you are no doubt aware, this is not a rare name, so every bit of information is needed to pick him out from the crowd. The most obvious likely useful info are the names and ages of his wife and...
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    The Black Watch sometimes come under “Royal...

    The Black Watch sometimes come under “Royal Highlanders”.

    What was his name, please? It helps to know who we are looking for!
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    It was common for soldiers to change regiments...

    It was common for soldiers to change regiments during WW1, depending on where they were needed. In the early years, their numbers changed with the regiment, later in the War they were all renumbered....
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a look round, see what we have, and then then tell us in more detail about your current target. It saves a lot of time if we know what you already know!
  13. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Be...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    Be careful about eliminating a potential couple because of a child who’s not in family notes. There’s all sorts of reasons why that could have happened. For...
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    Do you know when/where he died? Even roughly? ...

    Do you know when/where he died? Even roughly?

    PS welcome to the British Genealogy Forum
  15. Many thanks to you and your team, as always. ...

    Many thanks to you and your team, as always.

    As Bev says, if you feel like giving the FreeCEN team some help, please contact Bev via this thread. Maybe,if you’re still staying home more than...
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    Welcome in, and enjoy!

    Welcome in, and enjoy!
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    Has this come from a transcription, or the...

    Has this come from a transcription, or the original certificate? I always start with the simplest explanation, and gradually add complications.
    The most obvious possibility is a transcription error...
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    Robert could have died at any time from May 1949,...

    Robert could have died at any time from May 1949, and Margaret's position would not have been easy as a young widow with a baby. As with widowed fathers with small children, it's not unusual to find...
  19. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Believe...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Believe me, my surname is almost as common as Jones, so I do understand the problems of finding ancestors inconsiderate enough to have such names!
    I suggest...
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    Thank you for providing extra information for...

    Thank you for providing extra information for Ladykis.

    Sadly, Ladykis passed away recently. I know that she would have appreciated the contact. These threads all stay on the servers and will...
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    Do you know his birth year? When he joined the...

    Do you know his birth year? When he joined the army? Anything that would make him stand out from others of the same name? Did they return to Scotland?

    PS Welcome in!
  22. See what you can find out about the two...

    See what you can find out about the two hospitals. The Bruce Cole could have been specialized for some reason, and the other one for recuperation...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Terry....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Terry. Have a wander round our assorted specialized forums, see what we have and choose somewhere suitable to tell us about your current research. If you are...
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    Benrayburn, It is very kind of you to offer your...

    Benrayburn, It is very kind of you to offer your help, but Marion/P has not been on-forum since May 2007. If they are using the same email address that they registered with when they joined, they...
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    Welcome Have a wander round our enormous range...

    Welcome
    Have a wander round our enormous range of forums, see what is where, and then tell us about some of your current research.
    At the top of most of the forums, you’ll find what we call...
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