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  1. Pretty certain that it's South Norwood. Don't...

    Pretty certain that it's South Norwood. Don't know about then, but nowadays Holmesdale Road runs along one side of Crystal Palace football club's stadium. (Today's 'buy one, get a piece of trivia for...
  2. Apologies. When I asked who had registered the...

    Apologies. When I asked who had registered the birth, I meant whose details are in column 7, not the name of the registrar.

    I can't find a marriage for a Ronald Barnes and an Annie Laura Hopper,...
  3. What happened to Henry Richardson Barnes from...

    What happened to Henry Richardson Barnes from post #1? Just want to make sure we can totally eliminate him from our enquiries. :smile5:

    Also, can you confirm the occupation of the father on the...
  4. So just to clarify, on the birth certificate in...

    So just to clarify, on the birth certificate in the father's name column it says Ronald Richardson BARNES and in the mother's name column it says Annie Laura BARNES nee (or possibly formerly) Hopper?...
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    Although it's been eight years since that thread...

    Although it's been eight years since that thread was started I can't easily find any further information.

    I don't believe the original poster, 1837, said where they'd found that Elizabeth...
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    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5: You...

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    You obviously can't have just plucked these names out of thin air so where have they come from, and what sort of dates are involved?

    Pam
  7. Hello Crewbie, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Crewbie,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    It would help if you could be a little more precise regarding the information you want on these people. If you're looking purely for...
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    Hello Steve, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Steve,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    As chiddicks correctly says, it can take a long while to find a way of recording your family history that suits you.

    I found the key was...
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    Sorry Hansom, but that would breach the copyright...

    Sorry Hansom, but that would breach the copyright of the companies who put the information on their sites.
    You can take out a 14-day trial on with both Ancestry and Findmypast, which will enable you...
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    Just to clarify. Do you mean William was the son...

    Just to clarify.
    Do you mean William was the son of John Mansfield and Elizabeth nee Beadle?
    Have you found his baptism, and if so, where was he baptised?
    If you haven't found his baptism, how...
  11. Seven things to do while you're stuck at home

    This is not meant as a doom-and-gloom message. Just being practical. :smile5:
    Two items you might not be aware of; two you had perhaps thought about but didn't know you could do, much cheaper,...
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    ' Apart from her death certificate, do you have...

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    Apart from her death certificate, do you have any other evidence which makes you estimate her birth to be circa 1813-1817?

    As well as Little and Great Plumstead in Norfolk, there is also...
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    Amberley Books 20% off titles in stock

    Don't know how long the offer is for - the email didn't say.

    Obviously not a genealogy site as such but most of the books they sell have an historical background. Subjects are wide-ranging, from...
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    The plot thickens, as Chase Underhill would have...

    The plot thickens, as Chase Underhill would have been old enough to have been a father circa 1888.

    Obviously, the main priority is the marriage certificate for Chase and Eva/Evelyn, but then I...
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    Based on the way the lower case 'r' is written in...

    Based on the way the lower case 'r' is written in other words I would agree with you, that the first name is Chase.

    As regards the other census finds, Alma, I can only say that your mind works in...
  16. Please read Lesley's reply in post #2. It...

    Please read Lesley's reply in post #2. It provides a link for applying to the MoD who still hold the service records of anyone who served after 1921.

    Pam
  17. Following on from Megan's excellent reply, all...

    Following on from Megan's excellent reply, all birth marriage and death certificates should be ordered either directly from the GRO
    https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/
    or the local...
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    Hello Jenni, Welcome to Britiah-Genealogy....

    Hello Jenni,

    Welcome to Britiah-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Do you have the marriage certificate for Chase and Evelyn? If so, what details does it give for Chase re age, occupation, address, father's...
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    I'm not very up on military acronyms, so is RSJ a...

    I'm not very up on military acronyms, so is RSJ a military 'title' or his initials? Not such a dumb question as it might sound because I've checked FreeBMD for a birth registration with those...
  20. Without trying to confuse things, this is the...

    Without trying to confuse things, this is the main part of a post (#11) made in this thread. ...
  21. Henry Vernon Stroud already has his own thread so...

    Henry Vernon Stroud already has his own thread so please post all replies concerning him there. ...
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    Have you got the marriage certificate, which...

    Have you got the marriage certificate, which should give James' age, and hopefully the name and occupation of his father? And if you haven't got it, why not?
    Order from the GRO...
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    Have you got the census reference numbers for the...

    Have you got the census reference numbers for the various censuses? I can't easily find them in Liverpool in 1901, nor 1891 or 1881.
    If you don't have reference numbers, can you tell us the precise...
  24. The National Archives at Kew are the latest to...

    The National Archives at Kew are the latest to close (from 7pm tonight) until further notice.
    However, in the email I received about the closure they also provided links to several areas of TNA...
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    Although I have names repeated (three Thomas...

    Although I have names repeated (three Thomas Williams in four generations in one family) so far I've only found one lot where three brothers went in for serial cross-naming. :crazy: Fortunately their...
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