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    Searchable site for C19 weather day by day?

    Hello, I'm sure there's a site where you can search historical weather data day by day, but I've no idea where to find it :confused5: is anyone able to help?

    Grateful for any advice!
  2. Thread: HMS Iolaire

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    HMY Iolaire

    I had never heard of this disaster until my recent stay on Lewis. It seems to be almost unknown nationally, which is strange as it is the worst accident involving a British ship in peacetime since...
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    Hi Colin, This may be somewhat off-topic but...

    Hi Colin,

    This may be somewhat off-topic but I was interested that you qualified your description of the story as sad, by saying sad "at least to me". I thought it was sad too and will be...
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    Hi Waitabit, "Uncle Fred" was just one example of...

    Hi Waitabit, "Uncle Fred" was just one example of the problem, maybe not the best to illustrate it. I've also tried searching on Somers+Town wanting to find posts about the area of London between...
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    Problems with the search facility

    |help| I've been trying to search using terms of more than word e.g. Uncle Fred and the results show every thread ever posted on the forum that contain the word "uncle" OR the word "fred". I've...
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    Hi SL, Yes, there was a governess - Andrew...

    Hi SL,

    Yes, there was a governess - Andrew Wark mentioned her in his evidence at the inquest. She was travelling in the same compartment as Andrew and Margaret Wark and their eldest son David. ...
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    No you're not Ladkyis... and even if I hadn't...

    No you're not Ladkyis... and even if I hadn't been :hurray: to read your opening post, Peter's about James Murdoch's reaction would have convinced me!

    I am very lucky in that I live within 1.5...
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    Very belated apologies for disrupting this thread...

    Very belated apologies for disrupting this thread somewhat by deleting a post I wrote about two years ago: I asked for it to be deleted because I had a bad scare involving personal security online...
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    Eeek Barnzzz, poor Albert! Inconsiderate...

    Eeek Barnzzz, poor Albert! Inconsiderate neighbours, those fishgutting people to say the least. I do wonder how it was sorted out in the end.

    Zam Buk is still available - you can get it from...
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    Thanks for the clarification AnnB! Procat, if...

    Thanks for the clarification AnnB!

    Procat, if there'd been one tup per ware that day, Messrs Robertson & Son would've been well out of pocket!

    Something I remember cropping up quite a bit in...
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    Hi Lesley, A tup is a ram... I think! Or...

    Hi Lesley,

    A tup is a ram... I think! Or perhaps a ewe... something sheepish whatever :-)

    Feen
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    Side-tracked in local newspapers...

    Local newspapers are fantastic resources for family history but am I alone in finding it's terribly easy to get side-tracked while trawling them for family info? While it's obviously a good thing to...
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    Cuthbertsons from Kilmarnock

    ...in Ayrshire. In particular the family of Thomas Cuthbertson, carpet manufacturer, who lived at Craighead from around 1830 until c. 1895.
  14. Hi Sue, I'm afraid I've found this post rather...

    Hi Sue, I'm afraid I've found this post rather late in the day and yes, the Cemetery Friends will charge for a search of the records to ascertain whether your relatives are buried there, and the...
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    The Blackest Streets by Sarah Wise - the title...

    The Blackest Streets by Sarah Wise - the title refers to Charles Booth's poverty maps and the book tells the story of Bethnal Green's Nichol, one of London's poorest areas, from its beginnings in the...
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    Hi Adrian, I'm really sorry to have given you...

    Hi Adrian,

    I'm really sorry to have given you a shock there.

    This is a link to some information on St Martin's on the Sandwell & Dudley local authority site.
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    This is a fascinating site but it does seem to...

    This is a fascinating site but it does seem to cover only Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, perhaps Hertfordshire, and that's not at all obvious from the introduction. It would be great to have a site...
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    Hi Adrian, Thank you so much for all this...

    Hi Adrian,

    Thank you so much for all this info, which is very useful. I had tried and failed to find the marriage of James and Eliza on A******y and I know my father didn't have any luck when he...
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    Look up request - Fellows in Tipton

    Hiya,

    Does anyone have a book of Staffordshire monumental inscriptions to check the following in:

    James and Eliza Fellows, lived at Horseley (or Horsley?) House in Tipton. James was born...
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    Odd Fellows & family in West Bromwich

    Hiya,

    I posted these names on a thread about the Odd Fellows society under Occupations, but thought they might attract more attention here - unusual they certainly are, even allowing for...
  21. Thread: Odd Fellows

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    While searching A******y for some Fellows...

    While searching A******y for some Fellows rellies, I found an Odd Fellows on the 1861 census in West Bromwich. His parents seem to have favoured exotic names and his siblings are called things like...
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    I've just come across a 1902 registry office...

    I've just come across a 1902 registry office wedding in my family... the first I've found so far and judging by the birth indexes (I haven't ordered the certificate yet but surname is extremely...
  23. Thread: Dodgy Surgeon?

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    Wow, thanks for all these quick, helpful...

    Wow, thanks for all these quick, helpful replies...

    Nicolina, there was a Haig in the medical registers but I'm reasonably sure that's not him as he was in Scotland in successive directories.
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  24. Thread: Dodgy Surgeon?

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    Dodgy Surgeon?

    I'm trying to trace a surgeon called David Hague. All I know of him so far is that his daughter Ann got married in Leamington in 1864 to Thomas Cuthbertson. Her wedding certificate simply gives her...
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    Morningside Cemetery

    Hi Bwintonc

    This is quite an old post so you may have found the information you were after elsewhere. If not, here's a link to a graveyards page on the Edinburgh City Council site. There's some...
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