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    Hello BarbaraA, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello BarbaraA,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    meks1980 hasn't visited the forum since 2014 but if they are still using the same email then they should receive notification of your...
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    Hello Mariola, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Mariola,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I would have thought the best place to find out about Abberton Manor would have been the Local Studies Library in Colchester library. ...
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    There's at least one site which will show you the...

    There's at least one site which will show you the more recent dates houses were sold, and for how much, though when I say 'more recent' I'm talking mid 1990's onwards.
    Put into a search engine...
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    Hi, Some forum member might have a clue, but I...

    Hi,

    Some forum member might have a clue, but I would suggest that you ask on a forum/media site that deals more specifically in techie-stuff such as your problem. Also,I would have thought that...
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    Can't beat a bit of local knowledge, can you,...

    Can't beat a bit of local knowledge, can you, Pamela? :smile5:

    Pam
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    Also depends which year(s) you are trying to...

    Also depends which year(s) you are trying to find. Remember there were no electoral rolls in 1916 and 1917, nor during WW2.

    Still debating whether to give you a star for effort in having the...
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    Lin, don't worry bout the misplaced post. Yours...

    Lin, don't worry bout the misplaced post. Yours wasn't the first and it won't be the last. :smile5:
    It's quite a simple thing to move a post to another forum.

    I should perhaps have added that if...
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    Hello Lin, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Lin,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Firstly, I've moved your query to the 'Electoral Rolls' forum which is more appropriate.

    When you have no name to search for, and have...
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    Oh Squaredancer, I hope you're not putting BG and...

    Oh Squaredancer, I hope you're not putting BG and its members into the 'genealogy forums in general' mix.

    I like to think that even when we find that people are climbing completely the wrong tree...
  10. Hi Lizzie, Firstly, congratulations on the...

    Hi Lizzie,

    Firstly, congratulations on the re-checking. When you first start family history it's very easy to 'do things wrong' and make mistakes. I checked some of my early stuff and found I'd...
  11. For jigsaw lovers - or people with spare time

    For once I actually read a little bit of the weekly email from The National Archives (usually emails languish unread and unloved in my 'in' box for years) and my eye was caught by
    "Archive jigsaw -...
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    If anyone will know for definite it will be...

    If anyone will know for definite it will be Antony :smile:
    I have one divorced person marrying into my family and for the groom it says 'Formerly the husband of Winifred Smith, formerly Brown,...
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    Good thinking there, helachau. A possibility...

    Good thinking there, helachau.
    A possibility that would never had occurred to me in a month of Sundays. :smile5:
    Though the certificate said he'd had pneumonia for 10 days he could have gradually...
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    The way I read Amanda's post #12 was that...

    The way I read Amanda's post #12

    was that there five children adopted into one family. The bit in bold indicates that Julia was not (knowingly or obviously) related to them, so looking for births...
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    The details will be those given on the birth...

    The details will be those given on the birth certificate.

    The only details omitted were the actual place of birth, which was 1 Warren Road Folkestone, and the person who registered the birth who...
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    December quarter 1921, Elham regsitration...

    December quarter 1921, Elham regsitration district.], mother's maiden name Reilly
    All of which fits perfectly with the details on the birth certificate which Amanda already has.


    Julia was born...
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    Good searching there, grisel, but sadly to no...

    Good searching there, grisel, but sadly to no success in helping Amanda.

    Re the Alfred who died in 1918, wife Julia.
    Married 3 August 1914, child Lilian Mary born 3 July 1915. Alfred died 8...
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    Firstly. ten out of ten for finding a marriage for Vincent, and then the census stuff. But . . .

    :confused5: I can't see that bride's name on FreeBMD for that quarter. Nor, according to my...
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    Hello Ross, and welcome to British-Genealogy.:smile5:

    My inclination is that they're two different couples.

    Details from Feb marriage:
    William, aged 20, in the army, Father Vincent, a...
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    As the 1901 census (see post #2) says Albert's...

    As the 1901 census (see post #2) says Albert's birthplace was Pembroke Dock, I would assume the answer is yes.

    Pam
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    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. By...

    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy.

    By coincidence a couple of days ago I was reading a query in a magazine about yeoman,
    The reply given was that the term was often used in a general...
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    Before anyone gets carried away chasing totally...

    Before anyone gets carried away chasing totally the wrong people, let's have a bit of a check. :smile5:

    Post #1, you're looking for
    So I'm assuming from that you have his birth certificate. ...
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    After quite a bit of guessing page numbers I...

    After quite a bit of guessing page numbers I managed to track down the electoral rolls for Warren Road, Folkestone for 1921 and 1922, but I don't think they're going to be a lot of help.

    Electoral...
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    I'm a hundred and ten per cent :smile5: certain...

    I'm a hundred and ten per cent :smile5: certain that it's the Alfred married to Julia Crux.

    Amandas - a random though - whose name is in the column regarding the name of the person who registered...
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    No, nor me. :smile5: Though you and I both know...

    No, nor me. :smile5: Though you and I both know there are many cases of people not marrying but having children. (Years ago, right through to the present day.)

    Amandas - the marriage certificate...
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