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    Just "street walked" Shad Thames. Are some of the...

    Just "street walked" Shad Thames. Are some of the buildings coming off Tooley street the originals? They still bear the wharf names that appear on the 1896 map.
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    Yes, Matilda it was. The barrel actually on draft...

    Yes, Matilda it was. The barrel actually on draft had been watered down by 2 gallons. The barrel in the process of being fined down had been watered down by 1 gallon. Seems there was an art to...
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    This is an 1896 street map of London. It shows 2...

    This is an 1896 street map of London. It shows 2 pubs on Shad Thames - neither named. The George was at No 114.
    https://maps.nls.uk/view/101201658
    Do you know which end of Shad Thames the pub was...
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    First, a very warm welcome to Brit-gen. ...

    First, a very warm welcome to Brit-gen.

    Struggling to find a "pic" of the pub but did spot (1895) -
    Mrs Beer, "Ship Tavern", 95 Shad Thames
    In other instances she is named as Mrs Bier. Sad to...
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    I certainly second Pam's suggesting newspapers....

    I certainly second Pam's suggesting newspapers. It's surprising the range of newspapers, online and FREE, available world wide. Perhaps requires the caveat "Don't believe everything you read ...!"...
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    Llewelyn Roberts, weaver, abode Henwaliau,...

    Llewelyn Roberts, weaver, abode Henwaliau, married Catherine Jones on 13 Nov 1847 at Llanbeblig. The baptismal abode is Henwaliau

    A Catherine Roberts was buried 15 Feb 1848, age 35, abode Chapel...
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    There's an 1899 newspaper report about a William...

    There's an 1899 newspaper report about a William Seaton Gilbertson and wife Mary Ann, North Seaton, being attacked by their daughter in law Sarah, wife of William's son who had emigrated to America...
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    Another possible reference? "However, North...

    Another possible reference?

    "However, North Seaton does not intend to confine itself to tea party trips, for it is whispered that Scribe Gilbertson is endeavouring to induce the Young Men's Mutual...
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    The quote re. the Spiritualist Church might help...

    The quote re. the Spiritualist Church might help explain the following "Who will dare say at North Seaton that the Established Church there is in danger, not even Prof Gilbertson."
    John...
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    Have revisited newspaper snippet - it reads "interment" not "internment". I transcribed it incorrectly.
  11. Is this the family? Liverpool Echo, 23 Oct...

    Is this the family?

    Liverpool Echo, 23 Oct 1943
    DEATHS
    PARRY- On Oct 21, in hospital, Henry Thomas (Harry), son of the late Owen and Mary Parry, at Kirkdale. Internment from his sister's...
  12. Side by side maps...

    Side by side maps
    https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=16&lat=53.42091&lon=-2.96790&layers=6&right=BingHyb

    Wentworth Street runs east off Heyworth St. Place cursor over old map to...
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    Didn't the Charles D Dryden born 1916, Southwark...

    Didn't the Charles D Dryden born 1916, Southwark die the same year? Seem to recall ruling him out after finding a GRO death? The 1916 birth was muddying the waters for the Charled D Dryden, mother...
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    FMP has 2 military entries for a Dennis Charles...

    FMP has 2 military entries for a Dennis Charles Dryden -

    1. Royal Artillery Attestations 1883-1942 - Transcript only
    Serv. No. - 1635932, Year - 1940
    2. Royal Artillery Attestations 1883-1942 -...
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    Birth Registrations (FMP) Charles D Dryden, Jun...

    Birth Registrations (FMP)
    Charles D Dryden, Jun Qtr 1914, Registration district - Southwark, vol 1d page 39 - mother's maiden name Wilmore
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    FMP Baptisms (transcripts/images) Parish Church,...

    FMP Baptisms (transcripts/images)
    Parish Church, St Mark, Surbiton
    Born - 10 Sep 1860, bap - 14 Dec 1873, name - Rosa Maude, abode - Surbiton, parents - Thomas Gideon and Mary Ann Henley, father's...
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    FMP Parish Burials (transcript/Image) Parish...

    FMP Parish Burials (transcript/Image)
    Parish Church, Kingston on Thames
    Thomas Gideon Henley, abode - Cleaveland Road, Surbiton, St Mark, buried 2 January 1875, age 46

    A Coroner's Inquest was...
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    Some while ago a certain person referred to an...

    Some while ago a certain person referred to an "annus horribilis" - 2020 certainly falls into that category.
    So, let's hope 2021 is an "annus mirabilis".

    A Healthy New Year to all.
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    Note - now switched to the 1926 Geneva...

    Note - now switched to the 1926 Geneva conference. Unfortunately the report runs to 169 pages!
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    I've been chasing (1) "See Reg.6.7" and (2) the...

    I've been chasing (1) "See Reg.6.7" and (2) the what 1921 Paris Conference on Passports and came up with.

    No luck with the regulation as yet.
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    I've been chasing American death records these...

    I've been chasing American death records these past few days. I noticed that changes were being implemented from 1 Jan 2021 under vital records law when ordering certificates. Also, Vitalchek were...
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    Re. the birth of Clyde William Kynoch I had...

    Re. the birth of Clyde William Kynoch I had imagined that George's wife had left Hong Kong for a visit home with James and returned with James and Clyde in tow.

    When I spotted "Claude Kynock" I...
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    This is confusing. My post #2 and Grisel's post...

    This is confusing. My post #2 and Grisel's post #11 clearly nail George William Kynnoch as the father of Clyde William Kynnoch.

    I am puzzled by an entry under FMP's "Travel/migration". A Frances...
  24. Thread: Christmas!

    by helachau
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    So different to our "normal" Xmas - first time at...

    So different to our "normal" Xmas - first time at home in 13 years . A bubble of two before, during and after and staying that way for some while yet.
    I've noticed that the customary greeting in...
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    Using the search key "kynoch" I only get 3 hits...

    Using the search key "kynoch" I only get 3 hits (one of which is the 1926 burial JHK) in the Hong Kong papers online.

    In case of possible OCR "misreads" when the newspapers were digitalised, I...
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