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    Sandiep, thank you. This fits with mention in my...

    Sandiep, thank you. This fits with mention in my grandfathers letters to her (no envelopes sadly) that refer to her in lodgings or references to her landlady. I even have an address in Poplar Road...
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    My grandfather was 24838 Cpl George Albert Weech...

    My grandfather was 24838 Cpl George Albert Weech b 1891, Street (Wells), Somerset. Married Lillias Frost b 1895 Cropredy, Oxfordshire. Married 1919 in Mollington, Oxon.
    in 1911 he was located in...
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    That certainly is a possibility, though I...

    That certainly is a possibility, though I initially passed it by as I saw no link with the Welsh/Welch regiment. It did lead me to research if my grandmother worked in munitions but there is no known...
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    Banbury, Oxfordshire

    I am looking for information regarding military barracks in the area of Banbury around the time of WW1.

    My grandfather had no known association with this area yet managed to court 2 local girls,...
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    This is certainly him, I just recently discovered...

    This is certainly him, I just recently discovered letters from him to his wife with his No, Rank Name & unit sent from the School of Musketry, India in 1918.

    I did not discover any entries for...
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    Service number & Attestation record

    My grandfather George Albert Weech served in the Welch Regt with the service number 24838. I have family letters that show him being in India in 1918. I have requested his service record as I do not...
  7. Thread: Hi all

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    Hi Dave, I live in Springfield, MA. I too have...

    Hi Dave,

    I live in Springfield, MA. I too have found the need to spend vacation time in the UK for hands on research.

    This group of experts have certainly saved me hours of research on a few...
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    Sue, I do have a tree on Ancestry. Elisha was...

    Sue, I do have a tree on Ancestry.

    Elisha was killed at age 38 so I am not surprised that Mary would have remarried. That was not something I looked into.

    I am certain that I have come across...
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    I have not been able to find him in 1911.

    I have not been able to find him in 1911.
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    Thank you Jomot1. I am not sure where that...

    Thank you Jomot1. I am not sure where that leaves me but it would explain the lack of returns on my queries.
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    When I was a child he was employed in the tannery...

    When I was a child he was employed in the tannery just across the canal from their cottage in Runcorn. An accidental splash of fluid in his eyes ended his career in the leather industry and left him...
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    I have a copy of the marriage certificate. The...

    I have a copy of the marriage certificate. The Irthlingborough connection I can understand as there are many connecting points to the leather industry. I have no proof that he was previously...
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    I have seen the documents but I have not looked...

    I have seen the documents but I have not looked at other trees. I will try those next.

    Thank you for all your help.
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    George was born in Street Somerset. In 1911 he...

    George was born in Street Somerset. In 1911 he was working in Monmouthshire so he being around Banbury at the time is unknown. He did marry Lilias Louise Frost in 1919 (my error stating 1914 above.)
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    Help with military records

    My g/f George Albert Weech (1891-1968) served in WW2 in a tank regiment. This is based on verbal family recollections.

    I have discovered a 1935 attestation record on FMP for 845074 George Albert...
  16. Thread: Parish Pay

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    thank you, that does explain it for me.

    thank you, that does explain it for me.
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    They were resident in Somerset

    They were resident in Somerset
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    Parish Pay

    during my research, on the 1891 census a husband & wife who were in their 80's show the Occupation as "In Receipt of Parish Pay"

    Was this some form of welfare? I do not recall ever coming across...
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    War brides emigration. I have tried...

    War brides emigration.

    I have tried unsuccessfully to trace the movement of a distant relative that married a Canadian airman in 1940 then emigrated after WW2. I have found the marriage but so...
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    After enlarging the image here is may offer. ...

    After enlarging the image here is may offer.

    The officers are not wearing shorts, they appear to be cavalry breeches (very close fitting on the lower leg). The white band is not a consistent...
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    Alterations on birth certificate

    I have seen a post mentioning changes to a BMD certificate asking what the annotations next to it indicate but I cannot locate it.

    I have the birth certificate for Caroline Quinney...
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    RASC PRIVATE 68876

    I found this entry on a living relatives birth certificate after the father's name. No relatives have any more information regarding his service.

    I have searched FWR and fmp using the name and...
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    WOW! There is a lot more to this than I ever...

    WOW! There is a lot more to this than I ever imagined. I agree that the Liverpool links are unrelated as I can find no other family connection to that area.

    Thank you all for your efforts.
  24. I believe the place you need is : The Keep,...

    I believe the place you need is :
    The Keep,
    Woollards Way,
    Brighton,
    BN1 9BP,
    United Kingdom

    They have a facebook page - thekeeparchives
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    Thank you for the help, I think I had guessed...

    Thank you for the help, I think I had guessed that was the case but hoped not.
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