A Royal Commission had been proposed into University reform and a meeting convened by the Heads of Houses of Divinity at Oxford to oppose. A "little bird" claimed to have overheard the discussions...
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"Groundbrig" in Woodbridge, Suffolk, would appear to be Grundisburgh? And there are Spences associated with that place, but a much earlier generation.
Just to confirm -...
Ancestry (no image- transcript only) confirms the FMP result with Joel Quick, bap 18 July 1717 - no father named.
"Joel Quick, June 1717, Combpyne, Devon married to Elizabeth Ann Marshall 1720, Widworthy.
Joel's parents are:
Robert Quick 1674, Axmouth, Devon married to Ann 1680 Axminster"
I can spot (FMP...
FindMyPast British Armed Forces & Overseas Deaths (Transcript)
Name -George Orton, birth year - 1797, burial - 16 Nov 1831, occupation - Colour Sergeant 7 ryl fusiliers
FindMyPast British Armed Forces & Overseas Banns & Marriages (Transcript)
Country - Malta
Name - Mary Orton, marriage date -24 Aug 1833, marital status - W(idow), spouse - George Crozier, By...
Thanks for confirming the opening post concluded with initial + surname - before it appeared on post 6.
Query - when I read the opening post early this morning it was signed off with the poster's initial and surname. This led me to one possible civil birth registration in 1941 which led to others....
17-10-2021 5:54 PM
At least the "thick brickwall" is not quite as thick as it used to be.
I must admit that after I'd checked the "Barnacross" find I was disappointed to see "widower". I had hoped to find Mary Anne as...
17-10-2021 1:51 PM
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17-10-2021 11:46 AM
The Civil death record of the above "Thomas Bernasconi??" can be viewed on Irish Genealogy. However, don't search for "Bernasconi" - try "Thomas Barnacross"!!!
Why is nothing simple?
17-10-2021 11:35 AM
Freeman's Journal, 29 March 1886
Bernasconi - Mar 26, 1886, at the Hospice, Harold's Cross, Thomas Bernasconi, aged 32 RIP
Worth checking out?
16-10-2021 4:12 PM
Have a look at
Civil births recorded from 1864
Civil marriages recorded (a) non Catholic from 1845 (b) Catholic from...
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It's some photo in the Norwich Mercury - impressive!
You need to see Edmund Wingates "An exact abridgement of all the statutes in force and use from the beginning of Magna Charta; ......" - published 1708. The section on "Hats and Caps" is fascinating....
I can only post details of the elections that I can find on the net - I don't have access to every election.
Simply out of interest I had checked if Thomas in 1774 had voted for the winner - and he had.
That your "rellies" were able to vote at that time reflects their standing in society. Notice also the...
Copies of the Polls taken at Newcastle-under-Lyme to elect Parliamentary representatives
From Sat 8th - Tue 11th Oct 1774
Barratt, Thomas Journeyman Hatter
(The winner is not identified so...
First, a very warm welcome to Brit-gen
FindMy Past has the baptism (image) of -
Howrah Presbyterian Church
Baptised 21 Jan 1906, born 26 Nov 1905, Hannah, parents John and Hannah Macdonald,...
The Rev W B Landells accepted the pastorate of Mount Zion Chapel, Westfield Terrace, Sheffield in May 1835 while still at Airedale College. Described as "a person of considerable ability".
06-10-2021 9:09 AM
Further baptisms at Carlisle Street Chapel (formerly Sallyport) Presbyterian -
William, son to William Arthur, Quarry Man, was baptized February 23rd 1766 by the Rev'd Mr James Robertson (who also...
Can you recheck Emily's marital status in 1871? Using the clues provided I believe I've spotted the relevant Census and the entry in the column headed "Condition" appears to conflict with your...
23-09-2021 12:56 PM
Lodge and Archdall in their "Peerage of Ireland", vol 7, published 1789, have Anne Phillips marrying " ... Thomas Heywood of Rudbaxton, Esq ..." - no mention of issue.
Assuming 2nd world war?
There's a William Joseph Redmond, born Galway, 17 Aug 1919, father William, address Henry Street, mother Mary (formerly Andrews).
The image can be viewed free at Irish...
19-09-2021 12:40 PM
I also took it as "Flight Sergeant"
The no. 1613881 is recorded against one of his no. 2667616 FMP records.
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