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    Yarman seems to be an exceedingly rare surname. I...

    Yarman seems to be an exceedingly rare surname. I have just done a general search of Findmypast records and got the following results:

    1841 census (This was the 1st national census) - there are...
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    Further to my original post I have now been going...

    Further to my original post I have now been going through them in more detail, and have found my grandfather on what was called the "Absent Voters List".

    Absent because he was in the army. The...
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    I have looked and can't spot him, but he does...

    I have looked and can't spot him, but he does seem to be one of those individuals who manage to "float under the radar", as the official records found listing him are his baptism, his marriage, his...
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    Not according to my friend but then Siddle could...

    Not according to my friend but then Siddle could be an interpretation of the Blackburn accent which has been written down back home as Seedle as well as Sudell on various official documents.......
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    War Diaries

    Ancestry have a collection entitled "UK, D-Day War Diaries and Photographs, 1944", which I suspect might be of interest to a lot of people. Quite often Ancestry move military related data sets to...
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    Electoral Registers

    Ancestry acquired in September Pembrokeshire Electoral Registers 1740-1978, and this has led me to make some interesting discoveries about my family and history in general.

    I've discovered that...
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    That was one of my thoughts as well. I've checked...

    That was one of my thoughts as well. I've checked official death records which are online without success, but of course people could die and not be identified.

    Thanks for the thought.
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    Joseph Sudell Transported 1845

    A friend of mine has asked me to help her search for a distant ancestor who was transported to Tasmania in 1845.

    I have his convict records and know that his sentence "expired" in 1853, and...
  9. There are UK inward passenger lists 1890 - 1960...

    There are UK inward passenger lists 1890 - 1960 and UK outward passenger lists 1878 - 1960 and these can be found on sites such as Ancestry or Findmypast.

    These sites also have other sub sets of...
  10. If you know that Jane remarried to Sir James then...

    If you know that Jane remarried to Sir James then if you don't already have it you ought to consider purchasing that marriage certificate, assuming it took place in England, because (a) it will tell...
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    Seally - sorry about that the perils of...

    Seally - sorry about that the perils of predictive text auto correct!:lol:
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    It's quite possible that Samuel Collys as shown...

    It's quite possible that Samuel Collys as shown on Samuel Luscombe's marriage certificate is the same person as the Samuel Collings that Sarah Luscombe married. The handwriting on the marriage ...
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    if the birth registration suggested by Emeltee is...

    if the birth registration suggested by Emeltee is correct there is a baptism in Totnes, which was done by the Union Workhouse, which may be him. I know it was the workhouse, because it says so, and...
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    I know he recommends one of her other books...

    I know he recommends one of her other books "Marriage Law for Genealogists" which I have also read.
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    Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved?

    I would highly recommend the above book by Professor Rebecca Probert, which is subtitled "the family historian's guide to marital breakdown, separation, widowhood,and remarriage: from 1600 to the...
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    Just because he died in Portugal does not mean...

    Just because he died in Portugal does not mean that his estate was probate there.

    For instance if he was a UK Resident then it would have been probate in the UK.
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    What did a Covert do?

    I was looking through "A Calendar Of The Prisoners Tried At The Assizes For The Year 1870" for Winchester (HO140 series) and noticed an Elizabeth Hearn waiting trial on a charge of bigamy whose...
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    A Mary A Duff married a William Bell in 1921 in...

    A Mary A Duff married a William Bell in 1921 in Gateshead, but whether its the lady you are looking for I don't know, you would have to purchase the marriage certificate to ascertain that.
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    The records for anyone who served after 1921 have...

    The records for anyone who served after 1921 have not been released by the MOD. They have to be applied for. This post tells you how to do that....
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    Perhaps your grandparents "adopted" a child. ...

    Perhaps your grandparents "adopted" a child. Official legal adoptions did not come into being until 1928? Before then everything was unofficial and there were no hard and fast rules and children's...
  22. Is this just an address that you have from the...

    Is this just an address that you have from the family or from a census or the 1939 register? If it's one of the latter if you provide that it will help us. If it's the former then the local record...
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    I can't find any of the family in the 1939...

    I can't find any of the family in the 1939 Register which is most strange and frustrating. However if you do an address search you can find all the different households in Miranda Road, Islington, so...
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    Whilst the old form marriage records don't give...

    Whilst the old form marriage records don't give any family connection clues, as often the witnesses were the church wardens rather than relatives or friends, they do tell which parish(es) the couple...
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    The baptism in post 3 is a from a Catholic church...

    The baptism in post 3 is a from a Catholic church because it uses Latin.
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