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    I am no military/naval expert but, in my opinion:...

    I am no military/naval expert but, in my opinion:
    Firstly, you will need to know which ships he served on. See post #3, which is tied up with post #2 regarding obtaining service recotfs.
    Once you...
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    This post is very similar to one you have...

    This post is very similar to one you have previously posted, so I am going to transfer the post to that thread, where further replies cam be posted. ...
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    Northumberland naming pattern

    I've just been reading an article in the Radio Times about Robson Green.
    His father was also called Robson, and it goes on to say that it's a Northumberland tradition to use previous maternal...
  4. I suspect that will be the first of many....

    I suspect that will be the first of many. :biggrin:

    Lesley said,
    That is an absolute certainly, as it's amazing what a difference a year can make as regards extra records. You've got a couple of...
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    Apologies, Peter N. Read the query too quickly to...

    Apologies, Peter N. Read the query too quickly to absorb the techie detail of "can't seem to get into the database".

    Pam |dunce2|
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    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. ;smile5:...

    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. ;smile5:

    Service records for personnel who served after 1921 (so this obviously includes WW2) are still held by the Ministry of Defence. Details of how to...
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    I've just clicked on my bookmark, and it came up...

    I've just clicked on my bookmark, and it came up without any problem.
    https://theclergydatabase.org.uk/

    Did you try several times, or only once? If the latter, they may have been doing some...
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    Yes, that is incorrect. And this is the reason...

    Yes, that is incorrect. And this is the reason why. (From post #6)


    Transcriptions are always prone to error, but no way does that middle name look like James on the entry in the parish register,...
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    Death registration James Thomas Lincoln Wright,...

    Death registration James Thomas Lincoln Wright, aged 65, March quarter 1936, Bermondsey registration district.

    I am now going to stand in the corner for several weeks after not only failing to...
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    Yes, Lj, we know. However one thing which doesn't...

    Yes, Lj, we know. However one thing which doesn't add up is that the entry in the parish register for James' marriage does not say that James' father's name is Frederick James. The second name is...
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    A good find there. Jomot1, in addition to the...

    A good find there. Jomot1, in addition to the Charles Frederick Dennett Wright birth registration.
    That MMN matches up with the ones I found in post #3. I thought I'd (unsuccessfully) checked for a...
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    Come on, Lizziejane, you've been a BG member long...

    Come on, Lizziejane, you've been a BG member long enough to know that census information can be enormous help, so please provide it instead of making us waste time having to look for it first.
    ...
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    By the amazing luck I have found something which...

    By the amazing luck I have found something which makes Thomas senior as a chemical worker highly likely.
    I was looking for Mary (his wife) in the 1881 census, and it's listing the people living in...
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    Have you checked Scottish records for a Thomas...

    Have you checked Scottish records for a Thomas Seabright, born Aberdeen(shire) circa 1886?

    Bear in mind that Thomas-from-Lambeth may have been in the military in 1911. And although he should be...
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    I'm no expert, but I think it's clark, meaning...

    I'm no expert, but I think it's clark, meaning clerk. He may have been the parish clerk.

    For anyone else wanting to look at the image, search the England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish...
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    No answers. Just some observations, and...

    No answers. Just some observations, and questions.

    The Violet you've found in Oshawa in 1911, says born Ontario. Column 12, which is for year of immigration into Canada is blank.
    Column 14 is...
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    bluelovegoddess - if you're going to refer to...

    bluelovegoddess - if you're going to refer to living people then you will need to Private Message (PM) Tony.
    Click on his username (in box on left-hand side) in one of his messages, and it will...
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    The plot thickens and I've got a headache....

    The plot thickens and I've got a headache. :biggrin:

    As Jomot1 says, Llanelly (Brec[k]onshire) is is Crickhowell registration district.
    But then you've also got Llanelly Carmarthenhire in...
  19. Many people got married on Christmas Day as it...

    Many people got married on Christmas Day as it was sometimes the only day they were guaranteed to not be working. :smile5:

    I know that services were held in St Thomas' school in Skirbeck Quarter...
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    Hello Chay1962, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Chay1962,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    As you originate in the UK, you are probably looking for UK military records, in which case a couple of things which you may or may not...
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    Yeah, it's fatal to do things when you're going...

    Yeah, it's fatal to do things when you're going out. You either make a mistake or else try to be thorough and end up making yourself late!
    It seems from Robert's post #10 that Aberstruth does...
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    Think that's another one which might be wishful...

    Think that's another one which might be wishful thinking. See post #11 for reason why.
    Unfortunately I can't find those marriage in the CofE registers on FMP, so presumably they took place in...
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    Go stand in the corner, Robert. :smile5: We're...

    Go stand in the corner, Robert. :smile5:
    We're looking for a David Evans, not a John (John is the son's name).
    Plus those names only mean that they are on the same page(s) in the marriage register....
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    I was going to say that I'm no expert on Wales,...

    I was going to say that I'm no expert on Wales, but we have a couple of people who are (thinking of Megan) - and then Megan sort-of let me down. :smile5:
    It's true there is no Aberstruth, but there...
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    Happy New Year everyone. :flowers: Here's to...

    Happy New Year everyone. :flowers:

    Here's to continued success to our sleuths. :smile5:

    Pam
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