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    Yes, sorry I had been checking under the baptism...

    Yes, sorry I had been checking under the baptism records for both Eleanor and Margaret, but nothing so far. I tried different misspellings of the surnames parri/pary/pari/barry/perry etc, larger...
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    I found a '41 census record for an Owen Parry and...

    I found a '41 census record for an Owen Parry and Catherine Parry in Aberffraw, they have 3 children living with them, one is a Margaret Owen 1831, but I couldn't find a birth record for Margaret...
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    I couldn't find a matching birth record for...

    I couldn't find a matching birth record for Ellen/Eleanor for either of those records with the father's first name Owen. I checked across all of the Anglesey records and nothing came up.

    I...
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    Okay so as for births Ellen Mary and John, I have...

    Okay so as for births Ellen Mary and John, I have found three baptism records, two with Llechylched and one with Ceirchiog, all fitting the dates, with the mothers first name as Ellen.

    The...
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    Thanks all, I'm going to have a go at this today!...

    Thanks all, I'm going to have a go at this today! I am really excited about the patronymics! I had no idea, and yes it is the first time I've heard of the term. I knew that they did such things in...
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    No, I checked again the births of Owen, John, and...

    No, I checked again the births of Owen, John, and Thomas (all listed in the 61 census), and whilst their surname is listed Parry, their mother's maiden name is also listed as Parry. So both John and...
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    I found a birth of a Margaret Jones the same town...

    I found a birth of a Margaret Jones the same town listed as her birth in the census, Ceirchiog. I also noticed that both of the witnesses had the surname of Jones. Ismael and Lewis, but I didn't find...
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    I have these possible death records for Eleanor:...

    I have these possible death records for Eleanor:
    OWEN, ELEANOR 38 GRO Reference: 1851 J Quarter in OF THE ANGLESEY UNION Volume 27 Page 324
    OWEN, ELEANOR 22 GRO Reference: 1843 D Quarter...
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    Father's name column

    Hi there,

    I have traced one line to a John Parry, and it seems he married at least twice. I have two marriage certificates which seem to indicate the same person. I am, however, wondering about...
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    Yes I think I found them, but I'm 1 over. There...

    Yes I think I found them, but I'm 1 over. There were two births where the child died in infancy, and in between census records. Sarah Roberts 1875-76 and Eliza Roberts 1867-68. I would say one of...
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    Sorry Pam, you are correct! I have used gro to...

    Sorry Pam, you are correct! I have used gro to search for records in the past, but naively thought that findmypast would suffice. Thanks for the help! I will definitely use gro for seaches more often...
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    Yes I have been searching on Findmypast, and...

    Yes I have been searching on Findmypast, and ancestry and didn't get them! Thanks - now I know to search on gro more often!

    I found records for Ann Roberts, with the mothers maiden name as Ellis...
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    Nobody else was living there, apart from my...

    Nobody else was living there, apart from my grandfather and his mother. John Henry Parry worked at sea, so he may have been away when it was carried out. I have photos of John Henry Parry's parents...
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    Second opinion (Census for Roberts family)

    Hi there,

    I've been trying to find my g-grandmother's family, and I think I've found it, though I wanted to get a second opinion before I start looking to get any paperwork.

    Here are the known...
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    Yes, so far DNA is great for confirming links,...

    Yes, so far DNA is great for confirming links, but it does throw a spanner in the works.

    It wasn't just a family resemblance that doesn't mesh with my mother's family and her dad's. I would...
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    I contacted the person who was managing that DNA...

    I contacted the person who was managing that DNA entry, they pretty much made it clear that it was not a correct link, and so it must have been someone else in the tree.

    It does make me wonder...
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    7cM across 1 segment

    Hi there,

    I really hope nobody from my John Henry Parry post sees this, but if you do then that is all still relevant to our family tree, but I have a new problem and I'm hoping to clear it up.
    ...
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    Amazing! Yes, this is most certainly correct! I...

    Amazing! Yes, this is most certainly correct! I can even see that in the census transcription that they missed out an H for his middle name.

    Thank you so much! This has been a part of the family...
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    Ahhh!! Thank you! I didn't find this at all! Not...

    Ahhh!! Thank you! I didn't find this at all! Not sure what I was searching, but I think you're most definitely correct! I didn't check the previous posts again after getting the marriage certificate...
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    Yes Roberts everywhere! Haha! Thanks, I will...

    Yes Roberts everywhere! Haha!

    Thanks, I will keep that in mind! Here's what I have so far:

    So to go over what we have so far on John Henry.

    John Henry Parry Married Annie Roberts in 1909...
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    Here's the certificate. ...

    Here's the certificate.

    https://i.ibb.co/1K9RWFc/20191127-173247.jpg
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    First thing I've noticed is that the date of...

    First thing I've noticed is that the date of birth is not the same as the John Henry Parry in the 1939 register. It's a couple of years out. I can confirm that this is the correct John Henry and...
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    I just received the marriage certificate for John...

    I just received the marriage certificate for John Henry and Annie.

    They were both 24 when they married (5th Jul 1909) he is listed as a coal miner, his father Owen Parry is listed as a carter.
    ...
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    My mum has previously done a DNA test, and on...

    My mum has previously done a DNA test, and on ancestry.co.uk it's showing quite a few references to Hughes, so I imagine the Hughes link is likely true. The Marriage certificate should confirm it,...
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    Yes, my grandfather was a pest control operator...

    Yes, my grandfather was a pest control operator for a time! This must be correct.



    I wonder if that means he was a master at arms during WWII. I have only one photo of him (it must be about...
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