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    I know from watching programmes like Long Lost...

    I know from watching programmes like Long Lost Family that you almost certainly have to use specialist tracing agencies, because after all the adopted child may not know that they are adopted or may...
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    I have found one possible baptism: 5 March...

    I have found one possible baptism:

    5 March 1801 David, son of David and Mary baptised at Penbryn. Now as that's a record held by Findmypast, it will have taken place in an Anglican church rather...
  3. If in doubt try this:...

    If in doubt try this:
    https://www.genuki.org.uk/gazetteer

    I particularly like the function "place containing" or "place starting" etc.
  4. Even today if a couple speak Welsh no matter...

    Even today if a couple speak Welsh no matter where they live they are almost certainly likely to speak Welsh to one another and their children, as its probably their first language even if they were...
  5. The mistranscribed Anglesey place names are: ...

    The mistranscribed Anglesey place names are:

    CEIRCHIOG and

    AMLWCH


    The two census references for 1891 and 1901 are:
    1891 - piece 2994 Folio 158 page 38 - note if you are using FMP they...
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    I know a lady at my local FHS who volunteers at...

    I know a lady at my local FHS who volunteers at the local family search centre and I am sure that I have heard her say that she has done research on behalf of others, but like anyone we are all...
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    Peter Smith I agree with Alma’s post #6. If...

    Peter Smith

    I agree with Alma’s post #6. If you look at the 1851 census listed they have their grandson James Mellor living with them.

    I am sure that you know that Peter Smith married Mary...
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    Ashleigh: Whilst James and Zechariah were...

    Ashleigh:
    Whilst James and Zechariah were probably related I don't think that you can assume that James was his father. It's just as likely that he was his uncle, I.e. brother of Mary Mellor.
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    Completely agree with you. If trees have no...

    Completely agree with you. If trees have no sources, no matter how tempting they are I ignore them.
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    I have just been re-reading the whole thread and...

    I have just been re-reading the whole thread and realise that one might think that there is a conflict with the age given for Sarah in the censuses and the date of 1822 marriage. Prior to 1929 the...
  11. In the 1911 Ann Roberts's place of birth has been...

    In the 1911 Ann Roberts's place of birth has been transcribed as "Carnarvonshire (Caeathraw)". The actual spelling is CAEATHRO. You will see that its a small village on the A4085 just outside...
  12. Someone who was born in 1872 was NOT too old to...

    Someone who was born in 1872 was NOT too old to have been in WW1.

    I have been transcribing some records for a local history project recently have come across the records of a number of men in...
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    I have now found some more baptisms:...

    I have now found some more baptisms:
    Aberystwyth, St Michael & All Angels

    19 Nov 1826 - James

    15 Mar 1829 - Evan

    24 Mar 1833 – Mary

    12 Oct 1834 – Morris
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    No it's not that bad - you haven't got a Jones...

    No it's not that bad - you haven't got a Jones nor do you seem to have hit the patronymics! :wacko::ciappa:

    John was baptised 17 Nov 1840 at St Michael's and All Angels, Aberystwyth, and his...
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    Hi Maurice, As a nurse it is likely that she...

    Hi Maurice,

    As a nurse it is likely that she would have been registered somewhere and Ancestry have a collection of nursing registers taken from the Royal College of Nursing covering the period...
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    Not that I am aware of. You could try the National Archives site to see if they have any information.
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    Ancestry only has death indexes up to 2005. ...

    Ancestry only has death indexes up to 2005.

    Manchester central library has microfiches going up to either 2013 or 2015.
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    Thanks Pam.

    Thanks Pam.
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    It may be a transitional issue, but at the moment...

    It may be a transitional issue, but at the moment once your in and working on a thread you find that you've lost the top bar showing the button to go to other forums. The only way to get to that is...
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    I was going to suggest that you phone them, but...

    I was going to suggest that you phone them, but as you are looking for Welsh ancestors I might be more cautious with that based on my dealings with them.

    However, one thing I noticed from your...
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    Hi Stephanie, I'm guessing that your mum was...

    Hi Stephanie,

    I'm guessing that your mum was born in New Zealand? If so I don't know what it contains, but from reading your post I'm not clear if you have a copy of it, because you seem unclear...
  22. Bey could be a title: ...

    Bey could be a title:


    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bey

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt_Eyalet
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    If you are sure that this was your Doreen that I...

    If you are sure that this was your Doreen that I think that you will have to add the marriage certificate identified by Grisel in post 18 to your list to purchase! :wink5:
  24. Unfortunately not for 2 reasons. Firstly UK...

    Unfortunately not for 2 reasons. Firstly UK censuses are only released after 100 years - 1939 has a lot of redacted records for those who are either not 100 years old or known to be dead - and...
  25. In 1939 a sort of census was taken at the...

    In 1939 a sort of census was taken at the outbreak of world war 2. At that time a John and Lois Godfrey were living at 126 Kirkmanshulme Lane. Both were born in the early 1900s. I believe that her...
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