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    The word is "cripple".

    The word is "cripple".
  2. Is this your man: Arbroath Herald and Advertiser...

    Is this your man:
    Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Burghs 03 January 1941 - Pilot Officer Clarence M Gauldie

    The report simply says that he was killed in an air accident and whose...
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    The best starting point is Peter Highinbotham's...

    The best starting point is Peter Highinbotham's site:

    https://www.workhouses.org.uk/Coventry/
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    Family name - the short answer is neither, and...

    Family name - the short answer is neither, and the long answer is the Welsh patrionymic naming convention. Below are links to a couple of articles about that:
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  5. The National Library of Wales has a Dictionary of...

    The National Library of Wales has a Dictionary of Welsh Biography and by searching on Phillips Picton you many hits, not all of which will be relevant, but it might be a starting place for you:
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    All military records after 1921 are held by the...

    All military records after 1921 are held by the Ministry of Defence and have to be applied for. For details see this pist:...
  7. The National Library of Wales has a collection of...

    The National Library of Wales has a collection of historic newspapers which are free to view on line.

    Here is a link to one such article which indicates that James lived in Newtown.
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  8. The registrar's district, and the place where...

    The registrar's district, and the place where Risca colliery was located is Mynyddyslwyn. It is also spelt Mynyddislwyn.

    At that time was located in Monmouthshire. Today it is Gwent.

    You can...
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    You are absolutely right Peter. I've visited...

    You are absolutely right Peter. I've visited there on a number of occasions and have always been impressed by their helpfulness. We can all hope that this obstructiveness is only emanating from...
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    I followed Peter Goodey's advice to ask the...

    I followed Peter Goodey's advice to ask the National Archives for advice, and thought that I would share with you their response.

    "I am afraid that we cannot answer questions of historical fact...
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    Helachau As usual an immaculate piece of...

    Helachau

    As usual an immaculate piece of research.

    Thanks
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    It could be but that's normally Kings Evidence -...

    It could be but that's normally Kings Evidence - however if I get a response from Kew I will add it to this thread.
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    I agree that it has something to do with what...

    I agree that it has something to do with what evidence is or is not admissible, and that is determined by the judge, rather than the prosecution or defence, but I do not see the nuanced difference...
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    Legal Terminology

    If you look at HO 27 "Criminal Registers, England And Wales, 1805-1892" you will see that each page sets out defendants name, crime charged and on the opposite page the trial outcome.

    The outcome...
  15. In order to find Jesse's date of birth you need...

    In order to find Jesse's date of birth you need to find her on the 1939 Register. This is available on all the big genealogy sites like Ancestry and Find my past.

    This is like a census and was...
  16. Well read! Thanks

    Well read!

    Thanks
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    :punk:

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  18. Elizabeth Evans Transported 1820 "Morley"

    On the Convict Indents for the Morley, some in writing was added against her name after the original was written and I am hoping that somebody might help me decipher it:
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  19. I have done a quick marriage search in the 1920s,...

    I have done a quick marriage search in the 1920s, and cannot see one between Jessie Jones and Joseph Llewelyn.

    Did Jesse have another name?

    Was Jesse married previously?

    There is a marriage...
  20. According to the Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail...

    According to the Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail 27 July 1928 he was Joseph, a contractor who was a lot older than her.

    She had a step daughter called Eunice Llewelyn who she did not appear to get...
  21. Below is a link to the National Archives guide on...

    Below is a link to the National Archives guide on searching for records of prisoners in British hands....
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    Three suggestions: 1. Ancestry have often...

    Three suggestions:

    1. Ancestry have often special offers where they have an introductory free period. Keep an eye for those, but if you do not want to get automatically billed make sure that you...
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    The tree that Christina found is undoubtedly an...

    The tree that Christina found is undoubtedly an excellent starting point because it is so well sourced and has photos and some certificates.

    If you have Ancestry this is a link to it...
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    Although the civil registration of BMDs came into...

    Although the civil registration of BMDs came into being in England and Wales in 1837 there are lots of incidences where for about 20 years or so some births were not registered. I cannot find a...
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    You can purchase birth marriage and death...

    You can purchase birth marriage and death certificates from third party providers such as Ancestry, but this will be much more expensive.

    The link below takes you to the GRO website page entitled...
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