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    Yes Lesley, I paid an fantastic amount when I...

    Yes Lesley, I paid an fantastic amount when I bought some of these in the first place - they were very heavy!
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    There do not seem to be many societies in Perth,...

    There do not seem to be many societies in Perth, there is the main one but not the number of minor societies as there are in the the UK. I belonged to one in Mandurah at one time and there was very...
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    Thanks for this lead - will check it out although...

    Thanks for this lead - will check it out although there are not many companies willing to deal with overseas books but you never know.
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    Thanks Wimsey, yes I do know of the Dorset Family...

    Thanks Wimsey, yes I do know of the Dorset Family History Society but not all of them are related to Dorset. There are some Kent ones and things like "The Parish Chest", "Ancestral Trails" etc!

    I...
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    Thanks for that idea Sue, I live in Western...

    Thanks for that idea Sue, I live in Western Australia so that idea is not possible, and I have had a look at the reviews of Ziffit - not terribly good I must admit!!
    I was on a Woodwork Forum (by...
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    Selling Genealogy Books

    I am going to have to divest myself of many research books, some local to Dorset and other not specified to an area. Does anybody know of an online site that caters for this (apart from E Bay of...
  7. Sorry Christanel - have been away so long had...

    Sorry Christanel - have been away so long had forgotten that!!!!

    Right -

    Parish: Moreton. Banns of Marriage Edmund DANNEL marriage - Edmund DANNEL and Hannah HELLIER both of this Parish were...
  8. Sorry - the actual birth for Edward DANNEL is...

    Sorry - the actual birth for Edward DANNEL is shown at ...
  9. Hi Darlene, I have been away from the "digging...

    Hi Darlene,
    I have been away from the "digging tree" for quite some time now so have not been in touch with Gypsy for a while - I will try and find the latest email addresses I had for her tonight...
  10. Edward or Edmund DANNEL - are they the same?

    Greetings members - I have been away from digging for a while but am now trying to tie up a lot of loose ends and have struck (yet another) problem.

    My 4 x g g is an Edmund DANNEL, m to a Hannah...
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    There are several wills for Parsons there but...

    There are several wills for Parsons there but only one for Isaac - there was a "deposition" from the witnesses to say they were at the signing of the will but there was no mention of a wife or any...
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    The will was actually made in 1847, he was a...

    The will was actually made in 1847, he was a Cordwainer, Sister Mary Ann Parsons, others mentioned are James Jeans, Martha Jeans and Samuel Bryant and housekeeper Bethia Williams. Don't suppose any...
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    There is an item concerning a will for an Isaac...

    There is an item concerning a will for an Isaac Parsons in 1849 under Dorset England Wills and Probates on Ancestry.
  14. Have hunted everywhere I can think of and cannot...

    Have hunted everywhere I can think of and cannot find a marriage of a LEAT to a BROWN! It was a good idea - I shall put it in the too hard basket along with the rest of them I think!
    Marion
  15. Thanks Kerrywood - that's my "partner in crime"...

    Thanks Kerrywood - that's my "partner in crime" on this one - one of her LEAT's married one of my HARDY'S so we have been sorting through her side now - but Robert is definitely a cactus! Thanks for...
  16. Hi Graham, Thank you for that - I had come...

    Hi Graham,

    Thank you for that - I had come across Ann married to Thomas and thought that Thomas and John could have been brothers and assumed the relationship would have been from their side. I...
  17. Robert LEAT (Nullius Fillius) was never born?

    Or he was born with a different name - but how do we find out what it was?
    His marriage certificate to Martha KENT on 8 May 1845 in Ringwood, Hampshire, UK it shows his father as Nullius Fillius....
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    Jan, The only entry in Family Search was a...

    Jan,
    The only entry in Family Search was a submitted entry! There seems to be no record of his actual birth under the name on the marriage certificate so it's all very strange and mysterious!...
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    Thanks Jan - there is nothing on the Barbara...

    Thanks Jan - there is nothing on the Barbara Dixon site - I shall have to see if I can get a copy of My Ancestor is a Bastard - it has been on my list for a while. This was in 1845 in a fairly small...
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    Nullius Fillius

    On a Marriage Certificate I have been sent the Father of the Groom is shown as Nullius Fillius. I have checked on the meaning of this - but can anyone tell me why the term would be applied on a...
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    Looking at this article I would say the Law...

    Looking at this article I would say the Law Society
    https://www.
    lawgazette.co.uk/news/down-your-luck

    Marion
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    I have four in my tree - between 1756 and 1851 -...

    I have four in my tree - between 1756 and 1851 - all born in Dorset!
  23. Thanks for all of those thoughts. The other...

    Thanks for all of those thoughts. The other witness on the Certificate was the bride's father! The two ladies look so similar in features that is why I thought they could be her two cousins - the...
  24. Was there an "etiquette"with bridesmaids?

    I have a photo of my grandmother's wedding in 1903. She has two bridesmaids in the photo, one I am fairly sure was her cousin, as she was a signature on the Marriage Certificate. The other lady is a...
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    Thanks Roy - all sorted now - and I was even able...

    Thanks Roy - all sorted now - and I was even able to help someone else who had the same problem!
    Glad you enjoyed your sunshine
    Marion
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