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    I don't see any evidence that they enlisted in...

    I don't see any evidence that they enlisted in 1793.

    1793 is an arbitrary date marking Britain's involvement in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
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    On the whole, records are best interpreted in...

    On the whole, records are best interpreted in conjunction with other records. You need to tell us a lot more than you have told us before we can give any helpful advice.

    How do you know he was in...
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    You need the marriage certificate which will tell...

    You need the marriage certificate which will tell you her age (possibly), father's name and occupation and perhaps her current address.

    When you have that information. the 1911 census will be a...
  4. Both the Times and the Outward Passenger Lists...

    Both the Times and the Outward Passenger Lists mention only one vessel leaving London on 24 Oct 1919 for Bombay and Calcutta - the Sardinia. That's not a troop ship though.

    I don't think I'd...
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    Midland Ancestors ...

    Midland Ancestors

    https://www.familyhistoryfederation.com/societies-midland-ancestors
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    The fact that there was a re-registration surely...

    The fact that there was a re-registration surely means that the husband was admitting or claiming (or, if you like, falsely claiming) to be the biological father. So the position in law would be that...
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    No. See the Legitimacy Act of 1926.

    No.

    See the Legitimacy Act of 1926.
  8. In the 1841 census "30" means 30-34 so it's...

    In the 1841 census "30" means 30-34 so it's consistent with the later returns.
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    A salutary reminder! Don't sign up for anything...

    A salutary reminder! Don't sign up for anything unless you know what you're buying!

    There are some tips here...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/familyhistory/next_steps/researchplaces_01.shtml
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    I don't know what you were looking at (perhaps...

    I don't know what you were looking at (perhaps the report) but the Huntingdon Registration District returns of the 1851 religious census are here (free download) -
    ...
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    Has anyone checked whether the church is listed...

    Has anyone checked whether the church is listed in the 1851 religious census? (it's online)
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    The 1881 census transcription if free of charge...

    The 1881 census transcription if free of charge (or should be). You may find it interesting to search on the term "engineer" only.

    I spotted several civil engineers, marine engineers (a well...
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    Almost anything connected with engines or...

    Almost anything connected with engines or machinery

    See OED


    Originally: a person who designs or builds engines or other machinery. Subsequently more generally: a person who uses specialized...
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    Portugal...one and a half Van Diemen's...

    Portugal...one and a half

    Van Diemen's Land...five and a half

    East Indies...11 years 242 days
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    Good thinking Pam. I did try earlier on but...

    Good thinking Pam.

    I did try earlier on but was getting error messages. I've tried again and it’s appeared at...
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    Barbara Dixon's Site

    Barbara Dixon's excellent site "England & Wales Registration Certificate Tutorials" seems to have disappeared.

    [former url - http://home.clara.net/dixons/Certificates/indexbd.htm]

    Has anyone...
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    WO97 record is on Findmypast. It's also listed...

    WO97 record is on Findmypast.

    It's also listed in the National Archives catalogue

    https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C8778000
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    Marlborough Street became Lassell Street.

    Marlborough Street became Lassell Street.
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    Likewise the CWGC site page for the Menin Gate...

    Likewise the CWGC site page for the Menin Gate states "The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, often referred to simply as the Menin Gate, bears the names of more than 54,000 soldiers who died in Belgium...
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    Take Tyne Cot for example. There's Tyne Cot...

    Take Tyne Cot for example. There's Tyne Cot Cemetery and Tyne Cot Memorial. Graves are in the cemetery. Names of men with no known graves are on the memorial.

    If you look at the web page for Tyne...
  21. I'd give Hereford Record Office a call first....

    I'd give Hereford Record Office a call first. Record Offices are all well used to people phoning with enquiries like this. They'll surely have a reprographics service to send you a copy. You might...
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    Have a poke around here... ...

    Have a poke around here...

    https://www.worldgenweb.net/myanmar/
  23. Don't put him off! It's possible that it has...

    Don't put him off! It's possible that it has survived. Mark needs to do some digging.

    if the jurisdiction for marriage licences is the same as for probate (and it very often is), Hereford Record...
  24. If that is so, the questioner needs to track down...

    If that is so, the questioner needs to track down the marriage licence allegation/bond. These can be goldmines of information.
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    dogaholic - what was the source of the...

    dogaholic - what was the source of the information you have? I mean the actual record set. And what's the guy's name?
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