Two of the "inmates" (a horrible description!) in '39 are Clara Gould and Rose Fisher.
There's a lovely article in the Daily Mirror, 3 May 1939, headed "Blind, they run a busy church". St Mary's...
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The newspapers have a number of job adverts for the home - eg.
Essex Newsman, 25 Nov 1933
"Cook, daily or resident, for Middleton Home for the Blind; age about 30, used to numbers; strong and...
Do you have access to the 1939 Register?
If you check for "48 Wantz Road" there are 34 residents - Matron, Assistant Matron, 2 Maids and 29 "Inmates".
[QUOTE=helachau;689363]I wondered of you were referring to Wotton's 1741 Baronetage - confirms part of the tree I referred you to but a great big blank re the rest!
Re Wotton's, Ralph...
London Gazette https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices
Search under Bernacchi only - returns 63 hits which are worth browsing thru'.
Currently checking out Diego's eldest son and the...
First, a very warm welcome to Brit-gen. I wondered if you'd seen -
Surrey Advertiser, 18 Apr 1914
BERNACCHI - On April 15th at Aspel, East Molesey, Barbara Bernacchi, wife of A G D...
I wondered of you were referring to Wotton's 1741 Baronetage - confirms part of the tree I referred you to but a great big blank re the rest!
Just appreciated the significance of " the English...
First, a warm welcome to Brit-gen.
Had you seen https://www.geni.com/people/Ralph-Phillips/6000000078528229328
This could be John Thomas in 1861 - census reference RG09 4146 10 15
The household includes a boarder "William Thomas, Independent Minister" who might be the "Parch W Thomas" who wrote the...
Da iawn - you're on the right path!.
Dying young features strongly in the family story.
I recommend the article to be found in the Journals. The search key I provided "gan 7 parch w thomas" looks...
The Welsh newspapers' search page is headed "Tithe maps, Newspapers, Journals, etc".
There is a key article in "journals" - click on it. In search enter "gan 7 parch w thomas" (again including the "...
First, a warm welcome to Brit-gen.
Welsh newspapers' on line https://newspapers.library.wales
If you pop "thomas forest" (include the " " as part of key) in Search it returns 476 hits. Click...
You can search British Newspaper Archive (BNA) free. If it finds an item against the search key entered it returns an extract/snippet from the article. But to view the article requires...
My reply explained
(a)the periods covered online by British Newspaper Archive/FindMyPast for the 2 publications you are interested in and
(b) the periods covered by the Bootle Times held at...
The Liverpool Echo covers the period 1879-1999 but the Bootle Times covers only 1892-1897 at the online sites mentioned.
Checking the Liverpool Archive catalogue they appear to hold the Bootle Times...
Re. previous post see The Times, 9 Aug 1787.
I checked a lot out on this thread and recall there was an item in The Times where a Recorder was criticising the practice of Judges in determining "admitted evidence" and advocating it should be...
This is proving a fascinating thread. I've looked at The Old Bailey online, searching under "admitted evidence" in Keywords, with radio button set to "Phrase". Some great stuff.
From the House of Correction at Kirkdale, for the year ending Michaelmas 1837
PRISONERS FOR TRIAL, OR TRIED AT ASSIZES OR SESSIONS IN THE COURSE OF THE YEAR
No. of prisoners before Trial - 407...
The Life of David Haggart, 1821 - dictated in his cell while awaiting execution -
"About ten days after, I was taken over to the Bulkie Kane, and put at the bar, along with George Bagrie, on a...
An abridgement of the modern determination in the courts of law and equity being a supplement to Viner's abridgement; .... Author James Edward Watson, 1799-1806, Vol 1
"There are three ways in law...
I think it may have something to do with a possible offender spilling the beans about his/her fellow offenders?
Re the 1626 Edmonds/Buckland marriage, use the Clergy database to check out "Robert Buckland" - delivers 6 hits, 5 of which link to the Diocese of Exeter. Have a look at "Robert, 1571-1626"
British History Online
Edmonds Gideon - "serv" Exeter Coll, matric 21 July 1653, B.A.6 Feb 1656-7, M.A. 3 July 1660, rector of St. Mary Arches in Exeter, and of Milton Danerell,...
On the basis that Gideon, married 1626, is unlikely to be the father, a reference to a possible 2nd Gideon Edmonds appears -
FMP baptisms (image/transcript)
Thomas, the son of Gideon Edmonds...
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