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    Thanks for coming back with details of the death...

    Thanks for coming back with details of the death certificate.
    I'm with your thoughts that his death was due to the V1 bomb.
    The death certificte of one of the family I spoke about in post #10 who...
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    I was reminded of this thread when reading a...

    I was reminded of this thread when reading a short item in the December 2001 edition of Family History Monthly.

    In an earlier edition of the magazine there'd been an article about property...
  3. Heritage - Open House - Weekend till Sun

    Ends Sunday, 20 September, so not a lot of time to arrange an actual visit, but forty-eight hours in which to visit online. :smile5:
    https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/

    Select 'visit' in the top...
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    Norfolk resources

    Please note that, especially in the list of places, several URLs begin with web.archive meaning they have been accessed through the WayBack Machine because the website no longer exists except in its...
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    Hi Jessy, THe surname interests thread is...

    Hi Jessy,

    THe surname interests thread is purely for posting your surnames, so I've moved this post to the general Scotland thread.

    You're obviously more of an expert on Scottish research than...
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    Hello Jessy, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Jessy,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Re the bit in bold, as Osgood says at the end of 'Some like it hot' - "nobody's perfect". :biggrin:

    How wonderful to be able to trace...
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    Just checked the newspapers on FMP, and there's a...

    Just checked the newspapers on FMP, and there's a brief report, though no photograph, of Arthur's wedding to Miriam, in the Western Morning News of 29 March 1941.

    Pam
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    Hello Jeffrey, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Jeffrey,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    We do not allow more than one thread per person (being researched) because it usually leads to duplicated research and confusion so I have...
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    Hello marilyn, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello marilyn,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:
    If you came to us via Forces War Records, this will explain the connection....
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    I know you put the general details, but I wanted...

    I know you put the general details, but I wanted the exact wording of the details in that column. (I'm a picky-whatnot! :smile5: )

    Pam
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    Well that will teach me to look at a birth...

    Well that will teach me to look at a birth certificate before I ask questions, but when you're asked in future 'who registered the birth' we mean what are the details in column 7, headed signature,...
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    Out of interest, what exact details are given in...

    Out of interest, what exact details are given in the date and place of birth columns, name of person registering the birth, and when was the birth registered?

    Pam'
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    Apologies for giving you duff gen, Michala. Never...

    Apologies for giving you duff gen, Michala. Never thought to check TNA website for any Covid restrictions.

    Pam
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    I presume you're referring to the record Peter...

    I presume you're referring to the record Peter found at Kew. If you look to the right of the page it says that you can either visit Kew n person and access the record or else ask Kew for a quotation...
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    Rule number 101 - always read the small print!...

    Rule number 101 - always read the small print! :smile5: Unless you carefully absorb every single word in a document it is very easy to overlook a vital fact. (Says one who has been there and done it...
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    For future reference: Re post #4 in this...

    For future reference:
    Re post #4 in this thread.

    In a thread re Jane Merrett, post #10 corrects the name of Jane's father to Thomas....
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    Jane married Charles William Challen, and in...

    Jane married Charles William Challen, and in thread about the Challen family is this post, re the 1851 census.

    ...
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    Yes, but fortunately it seems to have worked out...

    Yes, but fortunately it seems to have worked out ok. Unlike my efforts the other week, of which the least said the better. :biggrin:

    Pam
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    If Martha is probably just a neighbour, and one...

    If Martha is probably just a neighbour, and one who might not have known Sarah for very long, it's quite possible that she either didn't know Sarah's husband's name, but knew there was a John...
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    Hello Ruth, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Ruth,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I don't know much about Liverpool nor the surrounding places, but on a general basis I would advise trying the local Archives or library...
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    Try page 5, column 2, bottom half of page. Death...

    Try page 5, column 2, bottom half of page. Death of one of the 'Black Watch'.

    Pam
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    Newspapers 1792-1960 free to search

    Read all about it here.
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-53854114

    Then read the ewspapers via https://www.
    imuseum.im/newspapers/

    It's also worth looking at the Museum site...
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    Yes, it will be. The correct address of the...

    Yes, it will be. The correct address of the cottage in 1939 is Virginia Cottage, Blacksmith's Lane, Laleham, which is in Staines U.D. If I remember correctly U.D. is Urban District.

    I looked to...
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    A possible in 1861, bearing in mind that some...

    A possible in 1861, bearing in mind that some facts fit and others don't.

    RG9/293 folio 64 page 3. Living in St Dunstan's Stepney.
    George Holes (as transcribed on FMP), 42, carpenter,
    Mary,...
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    Come on Audrey - where were the family in 1871,...

    Come on Audrey - where were the family in 1871, and how was the surname mangled both then and in other censuses? You know these details, so tell us so we don't have to waste time trying to find them....
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