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    Your post led me to look at my father' s service...

    Your post led me to look at my father' s service record as he was based at Andover in the same period (1963-66)
    There is a gap for those years with no mention of Andover!
    I went to two Andover...
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    Sounds like you had a great time! It may be...

    Sounds like you had a great time! It may be lightweight but we all had to start somewhere and if it gets more people hooked on genealogy....
    I will be watching and cheering you on from nearby...
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    There is a 1952 magazine article (4 pages) for...

    There is a 1952 magazine article (4 pages) for sale on a well known auction site (keywords alec de antiquis should find it)
    May be entirely unhelpful but you never know!
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    If you look at melocki.org.uk you will find...

    If you look at melocki.org.uk you will find transcriptions of registers for Shropshire parishes - I have Yockleton ancestors & found many of them in Albebury, Pontesbury and Westbury transcripts. It...
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    Waited half an hour on the cold & windy Severn...

    Waited half an hour on the cold & windy Severn Bridge today - well worth hanging around for!
    She flew straight over us, very low.
    Wonderful.

    Auburn
  6. Thread: Graves

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    Try a forum called West Bromwich Photos (just...

    Try a forum called West Bromwich Photos (just google it)
    Really helpful & knowledgeable people - & reading some of the old posts will probably bring back some memories!
    Good luck & enjoy your visit...
  7. Thread: Where's my dad?

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    Thanks Peter -we may be able to find his NI...

    Thanks Peter -we may be able to find his NI number.

    Auburn
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    Thanks Megan- I can't do that because his wife...

    Thanks Megan- I can't do that because his wife who is still living (over 100 yrs old) is very reluctant to tell her daughter anything- and this is what makes it so difficult. I have no doubt she...
  9. Thread: Where's my dad?

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    You will have to forgive me as I am a total...

    You will have to forgive me as I am a total novice as far as service records are concerned -that's why I'm asking stupid questions!

    We know his name, his approx. year of birth, his father's name,...
  10. Thread: Where's my dad?

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    My sister in law's dad died in the 1960s. She has...

    My sister in law's dad died in the 1960s. She has no information on his date or place of birth. She knows his fathers name but not his mothers. It is a common name (of course!) so trying to trace his...
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    Thanks! But I still can't access the site. No...

    Thanks! But I still can't access the site. No idea what's going on here!

    Auburn
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    Genes Reunited (UK site)-access problems

    Anyone else having problems accessing GR? It looks like they have a server down.

    Auburn
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    If you are looking for information on mills (or...

    If you are looking for information on mills (or millers) you may find the Mills Archive website helpful. It's free to register and search.
    I found lots of information on my family,including photos,...
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    Once upon a time I was 16 years old (a very long...

    Once upon a time I was 16 years old (a very long time ago) & had decided that brown was the new black. Having bought some fabric dye and borrowed my mum's giant pan, I'm stirring my evil brew on the...
  15. Thread: Thomas Knibb

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    Have you seen the Knibbs family site? Lots of...

    Have you seen the Knibbs family site? Lots of information from Don Knibbs on www.knibbs-family.org
    Hope this helps

    Auburn
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    Couldn't agree more! But do you find yourself...

    Couldn't agree more! But do you find yourself thinking 1880 wasn't long ago? It seems quite recent in terms of family history!
    And how could I ever have been bored by history lessons at school?
    ...
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    Hi there! I have a few Woodhalls in my tree...

    Hi there!

    I have a few Woodhalls in my tree -mainly licensed victuallers from West Brom. There is a useful site which lists All Saints West Brom Marriages 1654-1837-find it at...
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    Hi Leisha You're right-it is great how one thing...

    Hi Leisha
    You're right-it is great how one thing leads to another like this! Once I have the inscription details I will make sure they appear on this thread.
    The Fazan family were very...
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    Hello Emma That would be brilliant! Thankyou ...

    Hello Emma
    That would be brilliant!
    Thankyou

    Auburn
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    Oops! Blush! Auburn

    Oops! Blush!

    Auburn
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    Yes, there was - it was David Baddiel. I think...

    Yes, there was - it was David Baddiel. I think his Jewish grandfather was interned as an enemy alien.

    Auburn
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    How strange! I was reading this sad but...

    How strange!
    I was reading this sad but interesting thread when I realised that a name from my own family tree appears-although it does not help your search. Dr Charles Fazan, who examined the body...
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    My Shropshire great great grandfather was a...

    My Shropshire great great grandfather was a manure agent and his son was a castrator.
    And my mum was convinced we would turn out to be descended from the gentry!

    But after all, where would we be...
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    Hello Pennydog and thankyou! It's absolutely...

    Hello Pennydog

    and thankyou! It's absolutely fabulous to see them at home in West Bromwich.
    I had found the Leamington census details and wondered if it could be my Broughalls. The Shropshire...
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    Hi Bertie He is unmarried, aged 25 Auburn

    Hi Bertie

    He is unmarried, aged 25
    Auburn
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