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  1. No later than 1848, I would guess.

    No later than 1848, I would guess.
  2. This book will help: Volume 1 of Battery records...

    This book will help:
    Volume 1 of Battery records of the Royal Artillery 1716-1877 / Compiled by M. E. S. Laws.

    This may be available through inter-library loans (if or when the service is...
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    The Oxford Oxford Dictionary of Family Names says...

    The Oxford Oxford Dictionary of Family Names says there's no evidence of Anglo-Norman origin.

    It says the name is noted from the 14th century in England and may be from a pet form of the name...
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    I think he would only be buried at public expense...

    I think he would only be buried at public expense if there was no money. But there was! I think it would be Frank Cordell's duty to arrange the funeral. I would look in Frank Cordell's area.
  5. There's a document here... ...

    There's a document here...

    https://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/36-2-11.pdf

    You should be able to find an administration (admon).
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    Did you find this on Ancestry? The advice on the...

    Did you find this on Ancestry? The advice on the search page actually points you to the answer.

    "Some records contain the job the worker was appointed to and the The Postal Museumís website has...
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    I'm sorry you got such a negative response. All I...

    I'm sorry you got such a negative response. All I can say is that I have had helpful advice from them in the past. But times change and of course the response sometimes depends who happens to be...
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    I thought admitted evidence was just evidence...

    I thought admitted evidence was just evidence that was judged admissible and therefore admitted. I don't think it implies an admission of guilt because that surely wouldn't be grounds for acquittal....
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    This may not be a very helpful reply as you...

    This may not be a very helpful reply as you haven't provided his name.

    However, I think his name was Thomas Millar

    Confusingly his name is listed twice in the medal rolls, once as Thomas P...
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    1806-1815 England 1815 Belgium 1815 France...

    1806-1815 England
    1815 Belgium
    1815 France (Army of Occupation)
    1818-1828 UK

    The question is muddled. What do you mean by "discharge papers"? Do you mean WO97?

    Tell us his identity details...
  11. I wasn't making a value judgement but if I were I...

    I wasn't making a value judgement but if I were I wouldn't come up with the word "great".
  12. The mayor of Deptford from 1914 to 1920 was...

    The mayor of Deptford from 1914 to 1920 was Lieutenant-Colonel William Abraham Wayland (Con).
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    I said I'd dig out something on civilian...

    I said I'd dig out something on civilian employees of the Woolwich Arsenal (I also have an interest).

    Unfortunately the bookmark I have doesn't work any more. I've written to the National Archives...
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    Tried the National Archives? It took me less than...

    Tried the National Archives? It took me less than a minute to find the answer -

    National Archives home page...Help with your research...Second World War...Army...British Army soldiers in service...
  15. You need to order both birth certificates to find...

    You need to order both birth certificates to find out exactly what information was recorded. At the moment, for example, you don't seem to know who registered the births. Might one of the...
  16. Have you tried the war diaries?

    Have you tried the war diaries?
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    How about Aggy (Agnes or Agatha)? We'd...

    How about Aggy (Agnes or Agatha)?



    We'd have to see it but Hale could be Kate.
  18. There were loopholes in the procedures before...

    There were loopholes in the procedures before 1874 (I think it was).

    It's quite possible that the death was simply not registered.
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    If she had used FamilySearch, she could have got...

    If she had used FamilySearch, she could have got a lot further back than William the Conquerer. My favourite FamilySearch ancestor is the Norse god, Odin. And of course his wife, Mrs Odin! :smile:...
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    Shouldn't her surname be Carroll?

    Shouldn't her surname be Carroll?
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    Have you tried the National Archives? ...

    Have you tried the National Archives?
    ...
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    From the Dictionary of Occupational Terms 1931 ...

    From the Dictionary of Occupational Terms 1931

    capstan man, capstan driver ; capstan porter, jigger porter (slang)
    moves trucks in goods depot by depressing foot lever actuating automatic...
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    Don't lose track of the fact that Leslie/Lesley...

    Don't lose track of the fact that Leslie/Lesley is also an English surname. It's a relationship name from the Middle English female personal name Lecelin and nothing to do with Hungarian.*

    Perhaps...
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    I believe it was the Lee-Metford Mark II.

    I believe it was the Lee-Metford Mark II.
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    Or he may have been baptized in other than the...

    Or he may have been baptized in other than the established church.
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