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  1. Thread: Wordsearch!

    by Pam Downes
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    It's always handy to be able to compare the other...

    It's always handy to be able to compare the other writing on the page.
    We need name, age, where living, with those details being as indexed on the site you were using. Also need to know which site...
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    In the 1939 Register where Constance is with...

    In the 1939 Register where Constance is with hubby number 2, there's a redacted entry, and on the line underneath there's an Ethel Davies who's a children's nurse. I think the redacted entry refers...
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    Firstly, are you sure her name was Combine, and...

    Firstly, are you sure her name was Combine, and not Columbine?

    Secondly, is that her stage name, or real name?

    Thirdly, what sort of time period are we talking about? One of my grandfathers was...
  4. Jill, Unwittingly, you might have found the...

    Jill,

    Unwittingly, you might have found the answer to the query by finding that Peak District website. :smile5:

    I had a feeling that the accident report would be at The National Archives but...
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    Wasn't doubting that you've found the person...

    Wasn't doubting that you've found the person DebbieLou is looking for, more querying the dates DebbieLou gave us. Forty years is considerably 'out' - imagine the totally wrong answers we'd have found...
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    Another absolutely brilliant find, Squaredancer. ...

    Another absolutely brilliant find, Squaredancer.

    Though can I just point out that it refers to 1902, which is some years away from the 'possibly 1850s - 1860s' originally suggested by the OP....
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    That was a brilliant find, Squaredancer. Pity...

    That was a brilliant find, Squaredancer. Pity that in 1861 Sir John was living at his 'country pad' in Dorking. :smile5:

    Pam
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    Where did you get the address from? According to...

    Where did you get the address from?
    According to Wikipedia, the first residents momved into St George's Square in 1854, thouogh I can't find it in the street index for the 1861 census. (Scroll down...
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    Thanks Alma. Must be because I've got the Linux...

    Thanks Alma.
    Must be because I've got the Linux system on my computer rather than Microsoft/Windows 10 though I can't recall any problems initially.
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    Hi Alma, Putting on my techie hat (as if I know...

    Hi Alma,
    Putting on my techie hat (as if I know anything about techie stuff in the first place!!!) what browser are you using? I'm using Firefox via Linux, and when I try putting in the those...
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    Correctly transcribed as Dursley on FMP, but...

    Correctly transcribed as Dursley on FMP, but found only by using basic search terms. i.e. James Dursley, born 1899 +/- 1 year, or 1900 +/- 1 year. If you enter Bristol as a birthplace you get no...
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    Thank you for that information, Antony. Though...

    Thank you for that information, Antony.
    Though thinking logically the only records likely to have been completely lost through bombing would have been those for the current quarter, plus depending...
  13. Thread: Sugrue

    by Pam Downes
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    Hello Chloe, A couple of suggestions to...

    Hello Chloe,

    A couple of suggestions to possibly help you track down your friend.

    Was she married when you knew her? If not, then look for a marriage for her.
    FreeBMD ...
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    Me bad. I never bothered to look at the actual...

    Me bad. I never bothered to look at the actual probate calendar entry and of course Ipswich is where the probate was granted, not where Frank lived. |dunce2|

    So William could have been buried in a...
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    I've just googled 'cemetery Woodbridge Essex' and...

    I've just googled 'cemetery Woodbridge Essex' and got this result.
    https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/births-deaths-marriages-and-citizenship/cemeteries-and-crematoriums-in-redbridge/

    Forest Park...
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    I think you will find that Frank is William's...

    I think you will find that Frank is William's elder brother.
    1901 census has parents Francis (52) and Sarah (43) with children, Elizabeth (13), Ellen (11), Frank (9), William (7), and Edith (2),...
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    That was a very good spot, Jill. :smile5: Here's...

    That was a very good spot, Jill. :smile5:
    Here's the link to that thread. Do read all of it, and remember that a lot of records are closed for s certain number of years....
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    Those children were born in fairly quick...

    Those children were born in fairly quick succession, but have a look at the time between Edith, September quarter 1903 and Leslie, September quarter 1905. Do you have actual birthdates for them, or...
  19. There is a photo online at https://www....

    There is a photo online at https://www.
    gravestonephotos.com/public/gravedetails.php?grave=24843
    You can get a higher resolution copy by clicking the 'request' button.

    Pam
  20. Hello Tara, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Tara,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    We don't allow duplicate threads about the same person because it causes confusion so I have merged your two threads and given them a more...
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    Hi perseus, Sadly, Sparky has visited...

    Hi perseus,

    Sadly, Sparky has visited Brit-Gen even less than you, having made their one and only visit on the day they made their post so I think you will have to assume that they are no longer...
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    |bowdown||bowdown| Brilliant deduction there,...

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    Brilliant deduction there, bb. :smile5:

    You have now inspired to look further (as well as making it much easier for me to look!). :smile5:

    1939 Register
    468 Radford Road,...
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    Hello Jools22, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Jools22,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Based purely on the Coventry connection and that when he married Amy E. Gray in 1936 he was George E, I'm guessing that your George is the...
  24. Seems as if you might be trying to make things...

    Seems as if you might be trying to make things fit. :smile5:
    Where and how did this 'theory' begin?

    Pam
  25. With apologies to all our Welsh sleuths, I know...

    With apologies to all our Welsh sleuths, I know what you mean about Welsh place-names. :smile5:
    I'll confirm that the spelling is Mynyddyslwyn.

    James was one of 120 men killed in the explosion,...
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