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    1881 Census - Leemans Cottage, Crow Hall Lane,...

    1881 Census - Leemans Cottage, Crow Hall Lane, Heworth, Gateshead, Durham
    Piece 5029 Folio 86 Page 22
    First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Birth year Occupation Birth place...
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    Jane Dixon married Michael O'Shea in Qtr 3 1928...

    Jane Dixon married Michael O'Shea in Qtr 3 1928 in Gateshead Vol 10A Page 1805.

    Widows or divorcees marriages are nearly always listed under their previous married name.


    A widowed Jane O'Shea...
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    Pam She took up with someone, but I've not...

    Pam

    She took up with someone, but I've not found a marriage for them. In 1891 she's using his name but by 1901 has reverted to Roberts. He was a boatman.

    Llewelyn had older brothers, but I...
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    Change of occupation

    This is not a complete brick wall, but I thought that it would be useful to gauge others' views.

    I have been chasing a few more remote ancestors and this is one of them. He was the brother of my...
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    The Social Historian

    https://www.thesocialhistorian.com/

    Makes for some interesting reading...

    I was asking somebody if they knew what a cause of death listed as "general paralysis" might be when it occurred in a...
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    Thank you Square Dancer.

    Thank you Square Dancer.
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    Bishops Transcripts

    I am nearing completion of a book to be published and the editor has challenged me on how bishops transcripts should be written - should it be singular possessive or plural possessive or something...
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    As you are unable to see the family tree on...

    As you are unable to see the family tree on Ancestry I would summarise information that it has that has not been provided elsewhere. However, unless I include a source for that information it has not...
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    There is a tree on Ancestry owned by Anthony T,...

    There is a tree on Ancestry owned by Anthony T, called “Musaphia family(4)(1)(5) that includes Simon, and which gives earlier generations for Rebecca Viejra. That tree goes on to list Simon and...
  10. A journeyman is a trained worker who is employed...

    A journeyman is a trained worker who is employed by someone else e.g. Journeyman bootmaker.
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    The answer is yes and no. Apologies if you...

    The answer is yes and no. Apologies if you already know this but:

    It is easier if you have an unusual family name, or if you have well known ancestors, or if you have an ancestor who was a...
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    I have not been able to find anything,

    I have not been able to find anything,
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    Brookbank family: 1851 Census - Camplins...

    Brookbank family:

    1851 Census - Camplins Buildings, Manchester
    Ref: Piece: 2228 / Folio: 405 /Page Number: 24
    Name, Relationship, Marital status, Age, Birth year, Occupation, Birth place
    Joseph...
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    Jane Greenhalgh birth registration: 1849...

    Jane Greenhalgh birth registration: 1849 Warrington Quarter 2 Volume 20 Page 1028 mother’s maiden name Bennett.

    I struggled to find records for the Greenhalgh family, however there is a family at...
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    I see Christina has beaten me to it! However, ...

    I see Christina has beaten me to it! However, have some different information:

    Albert Brookbank was in the 6th Divisional Ammunition Park Army Service Corps during World War 1.
    The following is...
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    In 1891 I don't believe that there were any homes...

    In 1891 I don't believe that there were any homes for unmarried mothers any in the UK.

    Girls who had been "sent away" might be found as lodgers in homes that could be a long way away or might be...
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    Sad news indeed. Condolences to his family and...

    Sad news indeed. Condolences to his family and friends,.
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    I can't help you with the map, but as you are in...

    I can't help you with the map, but as you are in Bolton, how about a trip to the Imperial War Museaum North in Trafford to see if they can?

    https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-north
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    I've checked GENUKI's gazetteer and there is no...

    I've checked GENUKI's gazetteer and there is no such place.

    Its worth noting that in 1825 the county boundaries encompassed much of what today is just called London. So Surrey would have gone all...
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    I think undoubtedly the answer must be yes...

    I think undoubtedly the answer must be yes because even today when there is far greater emphasis on being able to prove identity women are doing that.

    It could equally be true that the man gave...
  21. As Sue has said there are free sites like FreeBMD...

    As Sue has said there are free sites like FreeBMD to use, the major genealogy sites like Ancestry or Findmypast are excellent hunting grounds.

    If you don't have subscriptions to such sites you...
  22. The GRO references for the marriage certificate...

    The GRO references for the marriage certificate are:

    1884 April Quarter Yarmouth Vol 4b page 46

    Neither Ancestry or Findmypast have church records for that marriage, although both have Norfolk...
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    Jomot1 My acquaintance is convinced that you...

    Jomot1


    My acquaintance is convinced that you have found the right family, so thank you from me and them.
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    Thanks Lesley. You got the right chap.

    Thanks Lesley. You got the right chap.
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    Ancestry's shipping records have the arrival of a...

    Ancestry's shipping records have the arrival of a Lilian Pate and 10 year old "Ida" at London in Mary 1935 from Gibraltar. Is this anything to do with your family?

    https://www....
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