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  1. It is a puzzler isn't it? I recently read a...

    It is a puzzler isn't it?

    I recently read a book written by Rebecca Probert (Professor of Law, Warwick University) entitled "Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved" which shed a whole raft of light on how...
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    Have you now found the censuses referenced in my...

    Have you now found the censuses referenced in my post #3?
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    Apart from the fact that I missed the word "days"...

    Apart from the fact that I missed the word "days" after "90" in my answer in post number #3 I think the answer to the birth date and the registration date is already there.

    In other words he was...
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    Thomas Taylor birth registration: 1897 Qtr 1...

    Thomas Taylor birth registration:
    1897 Qtr 1 Marylebone Volume 1A Page 609 - people have 90 to register a birth.

    Baptism at St. John's Catholic Church, Westminster:
    Born 7 Dec 1896 Baptised 3...
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    Thanks for the reply Guy, but the pre printed...

    Thanks for the reply Guy, but the pre printed parish register starts in 1813 and before that its very much the handwritten ill-ordered version, so quite difficult to draw conclusions from before...
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    Why the baptismal distiction ?

    On one page of the parish register for the parish of Rudbaxton, Pembrokeshire covering the the period 1814 / 1815 there are several illegitimate children baptised. The register is in the pre-printed...
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    The National Archives site has a number of things...

    The National Archives site has a number of things that might br of interest to you :
    ...
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    If she was an actress you should try searching...

    If she was an actress you should try searching The Stage newspaper. Findmypast has the archives.
  9. I've seen the army ones from around 1830. They...

    I've seen the army ones from around 1830. They tell you what the crime was such as stealing or desertion BUT no details of the crime, where the court martial took place and the punishment.
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    I thought that I would have another look and see...

    I thought that I would have another look and see if there was anything on the wider Chapman / Avis family which might give some clues, but frankly the more I have looked the more dead ends or perhaps...
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    John Underhill appears to vanish after the 1891...

    John Underhill appears to vanish after the 1891 census, apart from dying in 1922 (Tonbridge reg district).

    In 1878 I think it was him, although he was described as a labourer with a previous...
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    I did find someone who called their child in 1873...

    I did find someone who called their child in 1873 "Chase Riches" - honestly:stuart:
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    My congratulations to almach for a fantastic...

    My congratulations to almach for a fantastic piece of sleuthing!

    If you trace John Underhill from the 1891 Census back that almach found the 1871 census at Palmer Street, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent...
  14. Henry V Stroud birth registration March Quarter...

    Henry V Stroud birth registration March Quarter 1914 Uxbridge Vol 3A Page 1115 Mother’s maiden Name “Chambers”

    Henry V Stroud marriage registration Evelyn R Bartlett March Quarter 1946 Brentford...
  15. Well in this new world / reality that we are all...

    Well in this new world / reality that we are all embarking upon its a fine time to learn new things- and genealogy can become really addictive- a bit like being a detective :tt2::punk:
  16. I’m glad I got the right chap. I’m guessing...

    I’m glad I got the right chap.

    I’m guessing that you are a newbie at the family history research? In reality there are two documents, the 1939 Register and the 1911 Census, and unfortunately the...
  17. I can’t help you with the military bits but: ...

    I can’t help you with the military bits but:

    With a middle name like “Richmond” it helps when trying to research his family. There were two birth registrations for a William Richmond Thomas. One...
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    It could be. Sometimes the informant makes a...

    It could be.

    Sometimes the informant makes a genuine mistake; after Arthur and Albert are not so different if you trying to remember someone's middle name.

    In terms of his death certificate...
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    1939 Register 68 Glassonby Crescent, Liverpool...

    1939 Register
    68 Glassonby Crescent, Liverpool C.B., Lancashire

    Alice L Roberts 14 Aug 1892 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
    Cyril R Roberts 30 May 1920 Male Motor Transport ( Building...
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    Yes you have it correct. Initially in 1847...

    Yes you have it correct.

    Initially in 1847 they were arrested with her then husband, John Goodman, but he was able to prove that he was at home so was in the clear.

    At her trial in Caernarfon...
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    Transported from Tasmania.

    For those who know me I am off on the trail of more convicts ...

    One who I am researching at the moment is Charlotte Davies who was transported from Carnarvon in 1824 for 7 years, sent to...
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    Bev, I occasionally put bits up about my...

    Bev,

    I occasionally put bits up about my family either as examples to help others, or asking for help, but there's not one place to read the story.

    Like many of us here I am a family history...
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    Hello and welcome. Sounds fascinating. You'll...

    Hello and welcome.

    Sounds fascinating. You'll have to tell us more and see if we can help.
  24. Would I be right in interpreting this as you...

    Would I be right in interpreting this as you haven't received a reply?

    Because if that's the case, don't give up hope as there are many people who have had to wait many months for a reply from the...
  25. In the 19th Century Falls River Mass, was the...

    In the 19th Century Falls River Mass, was the centre for American textile manufacturing, so it would make sense for Blackburn cotton weavers to emigrate there. But they must have decided that it...
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