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    Have you seen the thread...

    Have you seen the thread www.british-genealogy.co.uk/forum/threads/42860-GWR-Great-Western-Railway ?

    Do read the whole thread as there are lots of little tips scattered throughout.

    Pam
  2. :oops: Apologies for misleading everyone re the...

    :oops: Apologies for misleading everyone re the death registrations on FMP. I admit that I thought it a little strange that they only went up to 2017 when the GRO site goes up to 2019, but never...
  3. Just seen that FMP now have death registrations...

    Just seen that FMP now have death registrations up to (and including) 2017.

    I've just noticed that they've also got the Probate Calendar 1960 - 2019.

    Pam
  4. Thread: Karen Goode

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    I would suggest that you read the booklet...

    I would suggest that you read the booklet thoroughly, and as you find each piece of information, verify it yourself. You might even be able to add a lot more detail as well, simply because more...
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    Hi Maurice, I've corrected John's name in...

    Hi Maurice,

    I've corrected John's name in this thread, and deleted your 'incorrect name' thread.

    The John Sullivan living in Pontypool in 1939 has the full name of John Dennis Sullivan, his...
  6. Thread: Karen Goode

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    Hello Karen, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Karen,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Do I presume you've taken the information and dates from parish registers? You don't say where any of these events took place. Have you...
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    Civil registration of births, narriages and...

    Civil registration of births, narriages and deaths didn't begin until 1 July 1837, and even then not all births prior to 1874 were recorded.
    So for Margaret you would only be looking for a baptism...
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    If you're looking for a death registration so...

    If you're looking for a death registration so that John Parry is a widower before his second marriage, then you need to look for a death for an Eleanor Parry. ('Tis an easy mistake to make. I once...
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    Hi Pam, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hi Pam,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    There are people who are much better qualified than me to help you find out more about William's life in Australia, but I'm fairly certain they...
  10. You do need the certificates for at least your...

    You do need the certificates for at least your direct line, but the the GRO's own site is extremely helpful in confirming other siblings as in this case. Have you found all ten of Ellen's children...
  11. Thanks for all the 'insider' (aka Welsh local...

    Thanks for all the 'insider' (aka Welsh local knowledge), Megan. :flowers: Especially Dwyran, which I'd convinced myself was the enumerator mangling a very-badly written Llanbeblig. :biggrin:

    If...
  12. It seems to match, apart from Annie's alleged...

    It seems to match, apart from Annie's alleged birthplace in 1911
    One important thing you forgot to clarify was Annie's age on her marriage certificate to John Henry Parry. Is it compatible (give or...
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    You will need to check the parish registers for a...

    You will need to check the parish registers for a baptism for Thomas. The PRs are available on FMP (Findmypast) for which you can take out a free 14-day trial (make sure you untick the 'auto-renew'...
  14. Pleased we've managed to help you already, Jon. ...

    Pleased we've managed to help you already, Jon.

    Please continue to post queries about Ralph and his parents in your existing 'The Gee's Longdon' thread, so that all the information is in one...
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    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:...

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

    You also posted this message in the London forum but years of exoerience have taught us that duplicate messages are not helpful as they cause...
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    No, 'tis my error, Alma. |dunce2| For some...

    No, 'tis my error, Alma. |dunce2|
    For some reason I'm getting confused with James and Ralph. It's James, aged 6, living with James senior and Catherine,on page 7.
    You are correct with your census...
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    I've been checking that out as well, Alma. (Great...

    I've been checking that out as well, Alma. (Great minds think alike. :biggrin:)

    Birth registrations of Elizabeth and Ralph junior give mother's maiden name of Holland. So that seems to fit.
    ...
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    Hi Jon, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hi Jon,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    '1800's' covers quite long time, so can you be a little more precise about his birth date?

    The 1861 census shows two Ralph Gee's living in...
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    Ooops. Apologies, I forgot to cross-refer this...

    Ooops. Apologies, I forgot to cross-refer this thread to a more recent, duplicate, one started by CarolRH which I have now closed.

    Please continue to post replies in this thread but see also...
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    I think this is the John Honour, birth registered...

    I think this is the John Honour, birth registered June quarter 1888, Bicester registration district, which includes Charlton on Otmoor. 1891 census has this John with father Thomas.

    CarolRH has a...
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    Hi Daisy, Apologies for misunderstanding your...

    Hi Daisy,

    Apologies for misunderstanding your question.

    Just to clarify - I haven't read posts on any sites other than BG, so my answer so based on that.

    Re records on FWR, the details...
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    Hi Daisy, Firstly, our Terms and Conditions...

    Hi Daisy,

    Firstly, our Terms and Conditions directly forbid people asking for look-ups. (Under section 7, copyright.)

    Secondly, I think it would be most unusual for details such as date and...
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    Hello crewesl5, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello crewesl5,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    You don't 'find' birth certificates. What do find (as you have already done) is a reference to them in the GRO Index, which enables you...
  24. I did write a further reply which vanished into...

    I did write a further reply which vanished into the ether, so will try again. :smile5:

    In your case, by 1891 the people are living in Canterbury, so the St George the Maryr will be the one in...
  25. At the top of the census page images in addition...

    At the top of the census page images in addition to a box marked 'civil parish' there is often a box marked 'ecclesiastical parish'.
    If that's filled in it can often be a big clue as to where...
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