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    Are you sure it is 'FO'? A commercial site has a...

    Are you sure it is 'FO'?
    A commercial site has a list of his medals(by initials) starting with 'FD'. Either way it is probably as in my previous post. It is sometimes written 'Fuentes D'Onoro'
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    It is probably for the ...

    It is probably for the Battle_of_Fuentes_de_Oņoro (3-5 May 1811) in the Peninsular war.
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    Beat the deadline!

    I think I have! (no connections)
    Just discovered this one in Uffington Berkshire. Although the enumerator probaly wasn't there.

    RG10 Piece 1259 Folio 26 Page 20
    02 Apr 1871 Uffington,...
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    They married 17 Feb at Shifnal Register Office,...

    They married 17 Feb at Shifnal Register Office, Bachelor and Spinster. (from cert.)



    :oops:|doh| Why didn't I see that?

    Thanks for all the comments, I'll have a fossick around an see what...
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    Price increase at NAA

    Just spotted this!

    From 1st July 2019 4.2% increase notification at National Archives of Australia
    https://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/price-amendments-for-records.aspx
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    Lost: HAYWARD Doris?

    I can only find one reference to her in 1911 census at 1 Mount Pleasant, Shifnal, Shropshire. (RG14PN16009 RG78PN987 RD347 SD2 ED7 SN27)
    where she is entered as DORIE age 3 b. Bridgnorth....
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    And I'll third that in spades. WELL DONE...

    And I'll third that in spades.

    WELL DONE TECHIES! Thank you.:flowers: :flowers:
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    Got it!! Thank you Pam and Alma. Regards,...

    Got it!!

    Thank you Pam and Alma.

    Regards,
    Malcolm.
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    Found a picture of Clive House Here...

    Found a picture of Clive House Here but I'm no nearer pin-pointing its exact location.

    PS: This site is apparently being retired shortly according to a pop-up.
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    Thanks Alma. Sadly I'm none the wiser. Tried...

    Thanks Alma. Sadly I'm none the wiser. Tried G*maps Street View but couldn't get near it, the listed buildings site has it at the back of Clive Gardens but they are all modern build.

    I'll find it...
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    SMITH Family

    Don't panic! I know who they are and where. FMP have them at Clive House, Alnwick Urban in 1939 but exactly where is it? FMP have it as being in Fenkle St, somewhere near the Penny Black (a cafe bar...
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    Hi Lesley, Yes I did see that Arthur but I found...

    Hi Lesley,
    Yes I did see that Arthur but I found him and his widowed mother in Glasgow in 1841 whilst mine was in Cathcart at that time.
    In later English census my Arthur consistently gave his age...
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    It concerns this post Families of ARTHUR WILSON...

    It concerns this post Families of ARTHUR WILSON and ANN WEIR sought
    No replies!

    I later posted it on Rootschat Brickwall? No! A concrete Bunker!
    There are several replies but the concensus is...
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    ScotlandsPeople Limited Offer

    I have 22 credits* which expire midnight Friday 14 June 2019. I am unlikely to use them as my Scottish research has come to a crashing halt.

    If you PM me specific details of records I will try to...
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    Further Info: It was on the map surveyed 1914...

    Further Info:
    It was on the map surveyed 1914 pub 1920 but not named.
    It was no longer there on map surveyed 1938 pub 1946.
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    Fox St.side by side...

    Fox St.side by side Click on the X on the NLS site to get rid of the pop-up
    Fox St. you may need to zoom in on this one
    (Click on Blue link)
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    I believe the flags on the right are the same as...

    I believe the flags on the right are the same as those on the left except that the Royal Standard (on the right) has become blurred/smudged over time.

    I've just realised that the crown is St...
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    DUPLICATE THREAD with replies HERE...

    DUPLICATE THREAD with replies
    HERE
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    A visit to Edinburgh may not be necessary, try...

    A visit to Edinburgh may not be necessary, try the archives at

    North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in Motherwell.

    OR The Mitchell Library in Glasgow.
    (Click on blue links to visit their...
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    Thanks for the link. Pam. I've made a note of...

    Thanks for the link. Pam.
    I've made a note of it!

    I usually just read the doc. and forget to note the ref. |oopsredfa
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    Correction: were registered One has currently 5...

    Correction: were registered
    One has currently 5 days to register a death, not sure if this was always the case.

    Sorry Megan. :flowers:
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    Don't worry about making mistakes, we all do it...

    Don't worry about making mistakes, we all do it at some point. If necessary a moderator can edit/move posts.
    A good place to start would be Navigating Brit Gen have a look at the 'Stickies' at the...
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    Hi, Welcome to Brit-Gen. There are no records...

    Hi,
    Welcome to Brit-Gen.
    There are no records available on-line for any armed forces personnel still serving after 1920. MOD have them.

    There is a Sticky Here which will help with info to obtain...
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    Further info (pdf download) Height, Weight,...

    Further info (pdf download)

    Height, Weight, and Body Mass of the British Population Since 1820

    (Only problem is like all scientific research it's done in those :censored: foreign measurements,...
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    At just under 6ft 2in they were giants compared...

    At just under 6ft 2in they were giants compared to the average of about 5ft 4in in the early 19th C.
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