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    Ah thanks. In other news, I just came across a...

    Ah thanks. In other news, I just came across a castrator on the census! :O (No relation, just someone on the same page as someone who has a similar name to the person I'm actually looking for).
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    1841 census - what are these letters about?

    I think the 14yr old Elizabeth Ward on here might be one of mine. What are those letters next to her name though? H.S. maybe for house servant?

    Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 1235; Book:...
  3. Thread: Invisible Couple

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    I just put the difference in names down to a...

    I just put the difference in names down to a strong (Irish) accent. It says Hulmes on the birth cert and Mary's maiden name appears as both Johnstone and Johnson. Mary made her mark on both the...
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    I don't know... I think it could be a 6 or even a...

    I don't know... I think it could be a 6 or even a 5 with the topstroke missing. It does look a lot like the other 5s on the page...

    I too can't find them in 1861; I don't know what it is about...
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    Thanks Raffaele. I have those both down as...

    Thanks Raffaele. I have those both down as possibilities although I don't have anything to tie him to those places and there are plenty of other Thomases floating about who I can't find in both...
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    Technically it should still say married on the...

    Technically it should still say married on the census return, but the census only records the information the enumerators are given so it would depend on what Susannah said. She might have said...
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    Her name wouldn't revert back to her maiden name...

    Her name wouldn't revert back to her maiden name but perhaps her deceased husband's family kicked up a fuss? My grandma mentioned that her uncle's widow had several illegitimate children after his...
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    Have you tried the National Archives? ...

    Have you tried the National Archives? http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/familyhistory/bmd/step9b.htm

    Where have you looked so far?

    Edit - That's strange... It says "An official registration...
  9. Thread: Invisible Couple

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    Invisible Couple

    A man in my tree named Thomas (Daniel) Holmes has given me a lot of trouble in the past, but that's nothing compared to the difficulties I'm having with his parents.

    I have Thomas' July 1867 birth...
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    Thanks so much. That second Thomas would have...

    Thanks so much. That second Thomas would have been only 15 when he had Edward according to that... Perhaps he married an older woman and those are his stepsons? I'm fairly sure my Thomas doesn't...
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    1871 lookup please?

    Sorry to ask, I'm just writing up the family history for a relative and I was wondering if anyone would mind checking a couple of records for me please?

    They're the two results that come up if you...
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    It went well. She was really nice and we met...

    It went well. She was really nice and we met some of her family too, including my second cousin who's also done some family history research (not on the same side though). He's about 7 years older...
  13. Thread: Well I'll be ...

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    How on earth did you find that out?! I wonder if...

    How on earth did you find that out?! I wonder if they were aware of the connection. Perhaps it's more obvious than it sounds.
  14. Thread: Am I stupid???

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    Well, I do everything on the computer so that...

    Well, I do everything on the computer so that isn't a problem. That's how I started actually - by coming across a free family tree program. Everything I have is scanned into the comp and organised...
  15. Thread: Am I stupid???

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    This is a very good point. I didn't do enough of...

    This is a very good point. I didn't do enough of this and was then faced with problems like 'what on earth made me think that...?' 'that can't be right can it?' I saved censuses and BMD index...
  16. Thread: Records

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    I see... Again, I guess this will change at some...

    I see... Again, I guess this will change at some point in the future. After 100 years, I think they'll have to be made public under the FOI act, but I doubt it'll be that long. Anything could...
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    I imagine by the time 'future generations' are...

    I imagine by the time 'future generations' are looking for 2006/7 BMDs, they will be available. Where exactly did you read this and what did it say?
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    I can't see them having a database containing...

    I can't see them having a database containing every christening record over such a huge date range for such a big area. I mean, I'd be amazed if they had all those records digitised for just one...
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    Thanks for the suggestion but I've had a look...

    Thanks for the suggestion but I've had a look through there and didn't find anything that answered any of my questions. Perhaps I missed something but I can't see anything.
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    How do you do that though? Say for example,...

    How do you do that though? Say for example, you're looking for a John Blackburn (which I am). I know that that name is insanely common in the area. I haven't looked through the parish records that...
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    How to trace pre 1837?

    I know that on here many people have trees going back to when records began. However, I don't understand how this is achieved with any degree of confidence. I know about parish records and such;...
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    I have another little piece of the puzzle! It's...

    I have another little piece of the puzzle! It's the 1866 marriage cert. of Thomas' parents - Thomas and Mary. Their parents were both Farmer's labourers (I think - the first word is difficult to...
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    If anyone is interested: I got a call back. ...

    If anyone is interested: I got a call back. Apparently my great aunt is happy to meet us. :D
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    Congratulations Hugh! :D That's fantastic. I...

    Congratulations Hugh! :D That's fantastic. I suppose between the Medieval tree and the photograph, perhaps grave hunting too, that'll keep you busy for a while.



    I tend to get little...
  25. Thread: Death Details

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    Have you looked for Kenneth's death and...

    Have you looked for Kenneth's death and childrens' births?
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