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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Terry....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Terry. Have a wander round our assorted specialized forums, see what we have and choose somewhere suitable to tell us about your current research. If you are...
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    Benrayburn, It is very kind of you to offer your...

    Benrayburn, It is very kind of you to offer your help, but Marion/P has not been on-forum since May 2007. If they are using the same email address that they registered with when they joined, they...
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    Welcome Have a wander round our enormous range...

    Welcome
    Have a wander round our enormous range of forums, see what is where, and then tell us about some of your current research.
    At the top of most of the forums, you’ll find what we call...
  4. Have you already tried FamilySearch.org? I ran a...

    Have you already tried FamilySearch.org? I ran a quick search, just on Alter and South Africa, and the first record that came up is for a Bruno Paul A's death cert. There's info about his wife and...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I think...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    I think that wimsey is right - the number was 6285 because there is a Thomas Stevenson listed on the medal index cards under that number. Number 6283 in the...
  6. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Eviles....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Eviles.
    Re WW1, There are a few possible available sources, depending on what you have already found and how badly he was injured. WW1 service records are...
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    Pam is perfectly correct when she talks about the...

    Pam is perfectly correct when she talks about the difficulty of documenting family lines in the 17th century and beyond. Most of the population was illiterate and relied on church records rather than...
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    Now that this has turned into a very healthy...

    Now that this has turned into a very healthy research thread, I have moved it to "Brickwalls" (which fits the first post) because "Surnames" is only intended for people to register an interest in...
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    Find My Past gives 2 numbers for him, both with...

    Find My Past gives 2 numbers for him, both with the Leicesters - 5515 and 235045. This comes from his medal card held at the National Archives.
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    The whole site is owned by FWR, but the British...

    The whole site is owned by FWR, but the British Genealogy Forum operates fairly independently in its little corner.

    If you want the full explanation, written by one of my fellow Mods, it's HERE.
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    Good afternoon Mr Grandad, and welcome to the...

    Good afternoon Mr Grandad, and welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    My first question is whether you came to us via Forces War Records? Their layout is different to ours, and we do not have a...
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    Please let us know if the url works. I was under...

    Please let us know if the url works. I was under the impression that they were only going to accept information for a limited time, after which it would be available, but not added to... it would be...
  13. Have you found him in the 1841?

    Have you found him in the 1841?
  14. More questions.. What children of his own did...

    More questions.. What children of his own did Richard have? What occupations did they end up doing?

    Smithys tend to run in families, with the Master Smith often training his successor. It's...
  15. I think you're going to have to tell us a bit...

    I think you're going to have to tell us a bit more before anyone has an idea.
    What is this the index to? Is it original, or a transcription?
  16. Where on the certificate? If it's under...

    Where on the certificate? If it's under "occupation", consider a common meaning, "Doctor of Divinity".
  17. As always, thanks to you and your team, Bev!

    As always, thanks to you and your team, Bev!
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    I was in there yesterday, without a problem.

    I was in there yesterday, without a problem.
  19. It's kind of you to try and help with this...

    It's kind of you to try and help with this thread, Ken, but Randall Jones is no longer a member of Brit Gen. That's why the line under his name just shows him as a guest. When people leave, their...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Linda....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Linda.
    Do you have his regiment and service number?

    WW2 service records (and more recent ones) have not been made available for general publication yet,...
  21. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I'm...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    I'm slightly confused - Are Winifred & John your partner's Grandparents? What was your Father in Law's name?

    Scotlands People has a marriage certificate...
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    It’s hard to ignore the thought that government...

    It’s hard to ignore the thought that government interest was down to his behaviour, rather than his parentage. After all, the children of affairs with royals (or anyone else) had no legal status at...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    Please read the message HERE. It explains how to get post 1921 records.
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    I have found a very small amount of extra...

    I have found a very small amount of extra information on 11263654 Pte Fred Dale. He was born and resident in Lancashire, Killed in Action.
    In 1941 he attested for the Royal Artillery, but I can't...
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    We can help with family before the War, and for a...

    We can help with family before the War, and for a while after, but our TOC do not allow the posting of details about (possibly) living people.

    For example, I have used he website called FreeBMD...
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