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    thank you

    thank you
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    I see. Thank you very much.

    I see. Thank you very much.
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    help with medal index card please

    I don't need any help with this man's dates or family because I know it already, I'm just trying to interpret his two cards

    Charles T TWYNAM (but spelt TWYMAN on another card with the same service...
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    I think the number is 6285. But thats as far as...

    I think the number is 6285. But thats as far as I've got.
    His surname is mis-spelt STEPHENSON on the medal index card.
    In fact there are two cards, one spelt correctly. The correct one also has a...
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    Ancestry has an Ernst Sorensen, farm labourer,...

    Ancestry has an Ernst Sorensen, farm labourer, aged 20, arriving Quebec 2 June 1911, from Southampton, on the 'Ascania'

    and he MIGHT be the Ernst Sorensen who then arrives New York, July 1911
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    on the 1926 "Prairie Provinces" census there's an...

    on the 1926 "Prairie Provinces" census there's an Ernest SORENSON + family but he is said to be born England in about 1883.
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    FamilySearch has a record of a male Sorensen,...

    FamilySearch has a record of a male Sorensen, born Norway, arriving Quebec, May 1911, on a ship the 'Victorian' with a destination of 'Seven Island'. The image is faded so I can't make out his first...
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    this is a link to Frequently Asked Questions...

    this is a link to Frequently Asked Questions about the original project

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/projects-partnerships/lives-of-the-first-world-war/general-faqs
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    I have no knowledge or expertise in this...

    I have no knowledge or expertise in this whatsoever - but reading the probate record on FamilySearch, under "assets" the phrase "Stand 592" keeps cropping up. As far as I can make out this perhaps...
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    OK sorry everyone I have found a/the solution. I...

    OK sorry everyone I have found a/the solution. I have an extension called "Ghostery" installed. If I disable that the robot box appears.

    As you were. Ignore me !
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    yes I was in there yesterday without a problem...

    yes I was in there yesterday without a problem too !

    would you mind trying today - just to see, please ?
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    thank you. I'm not actually getting the words...

    thank you. I'm not actually getting the words "I'm not a robot". Have tried refreshing.

    after a few seconds I get this message

    "Could not connect to the reCAPTCHA service.

    Please check...
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    Scotlands People log in

    hello

    I'm trying to log in to the SP website and they want me to tick a box to prove I'm not a robot - but the box isn't appearing for me to tick

    any suggestions please ?
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    Ancestry has a file of headstone transcriptions...

    Ancestry has a file of headstone transcriptions and they reckon Ann was 90 years old at death but whether that can be relied on I don't know. The 'Find-A-Grave' website has a photo of the grave. It...
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    fair point "Richard May" is giving me results...

    fair point

    "Richard May" is giving me results but all in Sackville Street.

    going back to the writing I've decided a letter is being inserted before the final T - giving me P**anault. But that...
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    what is the addressee's name ? FMP has a file...

    what is the addressee's name ?

    FMP has a file Westminster Rate Books (1634-1900). I entered Portman Square 1818 in the search boxes and it gave me over 60,000 results.
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    just been looking through the service record of a...

    just been looking through the service record of a man in my family tree. He is asked "What is the name of your Approved Society?" to which his answer is "Prudential". His civilian job was for the...
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    this may not be relevant, but if you scroll down...

    this may not be relevant, but if you scroll down through this man's record he gives his occupation as coal miner and is then asked for his "approved society" - which is an insurance company
    ...
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    looks as if that page is also linked from this...

    looks as if that page is also linked from this page

    https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Saint_Helena_Genealogy
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    St Helena scanned registers

    not sure if these records exist elsewhere. Just come across a website of scanned registers of baptisms, marriages, burials on St Helena. Plus gravestones & memorials.

    It looks as if it is a case...
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    the currency converter on National Archives says...

    the currency converter on National Archives says that £579 in 1830 would be worth £39,256 in 2017. But I think there are different methods of calculating this which give different results.
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    I expect you have noticed a Norman YATES who died...

    I expect you have noticed a Norman YATES who died Rochdale district 1959 aged 56. I believe there are ways of asking the GRO to check a possible death certificate against a known date of birth. You...
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    You have Norman Wilfred Yeates on the 1939...

    You have Norman Wilfred Yeates on the 1939 register with a date of birth 28 January 1903 ? Why couldn't I find him !?
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    quite correct

    quite correct
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    he died in Bolton in 1977

    he died in Bolton in 1977
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