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  1. Thread: Joining Age WW2

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    Joining Age WW2

    Many thanks Owl.
    I have contacted his daughter who said he joined the Coldstream Guards 'when he was about 17 years old in 1942' (when he would have been 16) and married in 1946 at the age of 20. ...
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    Joining age WW2

    Many thanks for this Megan. I am researching for someone else so will see if she has his marriage certificate.
  3. Thread: Joining Age WW2

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    Joining Age WW2

    I have someone in the Coldstream Guards during the Second World War apparently in 1942. I guess he could have been conscripted when he was 18 but am wondering if there is a likelihood of him joining...
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    Many thanks for your reply Guy. Much appreciated...

    Many thanks for your reply Guy. Much appreciated
    Mary
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    Many thanks for your reply Guy. Much appreciated...

    Many thanks for your reply Guy. Much appreciated
    Mary
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    Who can be a DNA Match?

    Can you claim to have a DNA Match to someone who, for example, was born in 1840 and obviously had never had an Ancestry DNA test?

    I thought DNA Matches were only for those basically still...
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    US Birth John Fox

    I'm looking for a possible birth in the US of John Fox about 1807. His father, also John Fox born about 1789 in Gloucestershire, England possibly emigrated to the US and married there. His son John...
  8. Many thanks for your reply. I have not found any...

    Many thanks for your reply. I have not found any connection with Guernsey so I think this is a different family from mine. I appreciate the information.
  9. Many thanks for your reply. I have not found any...

    Many thanks for your reply. I have not found any connection with Guernsey so I think this is a different family from mine.
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    Yes, I did mean FHC! I did go to the local one...

    Yes, I did mean FHC! I did go to the local one some years ago when I had to order films but didn't realise their system had changed. They are only open at certain times so will phone them and hope...
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    Thank you Pam I will contact my nearest FHS to...

    Thank you Pam

    I will contact my nearest FHS to check if they do have or are able to order the records and hopefully they will have what I want.

    Mary
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    Bristol Archives Records

    Thank you Pam

    The Gloucestershire Archives have some Parish Transcripts for Baptisms but only for 1572-1674.
    Their site states that the registers for Bitton are held at Bristol Archives -...
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    Bristol Archives Records

    Does anyone have access to Bristol Archives Records? I am looking for the birth/baptisms and parents of -

    Joshua Cains born about 1700 in Bitton. Presumed father Henry Cains and mother Mary...
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    Bristol Jewellers

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    I'm not sure I'm on the correct forum here but it's worth a try! I have a gold wedding ring which I believe belonged to my great grandmother who married in 1880 and again in 1900. I have...
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    Their father was also John and it is a name which...

    Their father was also John and it is a name which was used through several generations but I don't have the name of any grandparents at this stage.
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    Yes, I wondered about that. I get confused about...

    Yes, I wondered about that. I get confused about the change to the Gregorian Calendar etc. The scans of the original baptism definitely are 1 Feb 1789 - and he was actually the first entry for...
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    Thanks but the second one was named before the...

    Thanks but the second one was named before the first one died.
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    Thanks but the John born 1789 shows up in the...

    Thanks but the John born 1789 shows up in the 1841 census, married with children
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    Thanks Peter. I'll check up on that.

    Thanks Peter. I'll check up on that.
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    I did check the actual scanned registers and he...

    I did check the actual scanned registers and he was baptised in 1789 which is within the date range of the 1841 census.
    It is the 1851 census which is giving me a headache with its obviously...
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    Thanks for that. I have checked the scanned...

    Thanks for that. I have checked the scanned originals and he was baptised in 1789 which is within the date range for the 1841 census. It is the patently incorrect age in the 1851 census which I...
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    Thanks for that. I have checked his baptism...

    Thanks for that. I have checked his baptism which is 1789 - so within the date range for the 1841 census. It's the patently incorrect age in the 1851 census that I cannot fathom!
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    Incorrect Census record

    Hi
    I don't know if anyone has come across this before but there is a huge discrepancy in two census records relating to the same person.


    1841 Place Coombe Florey, Somerset
    John Newick born...
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    Confusion over baptism/death dates

    Hi,
    I have two brothers, both named John Newick born in Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset.

    John-1 baptism 9 March 1783
    John-2 baptism 1 Feb 1789
    I have checked the actual scanned registers to...
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    Bristol Workhouse Stapleton

    My great grandfather died in 1899 in the Bristol Workhouse at Stapleton. The cause of death was given as Tubercular Phthisis (TB) and Acute Melancholia (severe depression). He was 53 and his wife...
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