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  1. I had a look on FMP which has Kent PR...

    I had a look on FMP which has Kent PR transcriptions only, and couldn't easily see any baptisms of children for William and Elizabeth, nor could I find baptism or burials for them in Kent.

    List of...
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    I won't say this way is infallible, but I would...

    I won't say this way is infallible, but I would think it's correct most of the time.
    When you have a parish register which says at the top of the page 'baptisms/marriages/burials in the parish of ....
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    I would have said that a lot of the so-called...

    I would have said that a lot of the so-called findings were wishful except for this sentence.
    However only yesterday I was reading an article in an old (as in 1999!) family history magazine in which...
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    Sticky: Duly stuck, Phillip. :smile5: Pam

    Duly stuck, Phillip. :smile5:

    Pam
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    So, do you know how to find the reference numbers...

    So, do you know how to find the reference numbers now?
    The quickest way is just to look at the transcription for the family because all the details are given there. The year 'code' (e.g. RG9 for...
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    Looks like clerical error in the marriage...

    Looks like clerical error in the marriage register to me.
    One of my great-grandfathers was born before his (presumed) parents married but was baptised on the day they married and presumably after...
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    If you'd like to tell us what you've found for...

    If you'd like to tell us what you've found for John, and where, we'll have a look for you to see if we can either find the answer or else pick holes in your findings. :smile5: Census references such...
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    See 1881 census RG11/2631 folio 123 page 33 and...

    See 1881 census RG11/2631 folio 123 page 33
    and 1891 census.RG12/2095 folio 88 page 8

    Pam
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    Watch my lips. :biggrin: In my opinion,...

    Watch my lips. :biggrin:
    In my opinion, Ephram/Ephraim is a figment of the census enumerator's imagination, and he should have written Sarah/Sarah Ann. For reasons which will never be known he wrote...
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    The 1939 Register birthdate would fit with a...

    The 1939 Register birthdate would fit with a birth registration in March quarter 1871.

    As regards your second paragraph, I doubt if you have the wrong family. Address and Thomas' occupation in...
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    Good point, but (a) admittedly I checked only on...

    Good point, but (a) admittedly I checked only on FreeBMD but no Ephraim/Ephram births registered December 1870 or March 1871 quarters in Bridgnorth registration disrict.
    (b) If it was an Ephraim...
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    My guess is that it's pure enumerator error. ...

    My guess is that it's pure enumerator error.

    This will sound ridiculous, but say Sarah Ann aloud and see if you can make it sound like Ephraim.
    Add to that a slightly deaf enumerator/incomer...
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    I really need to sharpen up my searching skills...

    I really need to sharpen up my searching skills regarding newspaper reports. :smile5:

    Mike - the entry you need is the one for 10 July. Unless they've recently changed the rules, the BNA allowed...
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    Good find, Pamela, but the dates don't match....

    Good find, Pamela, but the dates don't match.
    The newspaper was dated Friday 3 April 1942 and it said the incident occurred on 'Sunday evening', which i think would mean 28 March.

    However, my...
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    Probably one of those mentioned by Sue in the...

    Probably one of those mentioned by Sue in the stickies at the top of the South Africa forum. :smile5:
    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/forums/421-South-Africa-Genealogy

    I would bet on this...
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    Would the fact that on his death certificate it...

    Would the fact that on his death certificate it says he worked on the railways be clue enough? :smile5:

    I sometimes have problems searching on FS, but I found the same record as wimsey very...
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    I'm assuming that Jill misread the surname...

    I'm assuming that Jill misread the surname because Sue says Alfred's age (68) at death is correct so not only is the name incorrect but the age doesn't work, either. Though it does for your...
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    Another sleuth on fire in this thread. :biggrin:...

    Another sleuth on fire in this thread. :biggrin:

    I had a feeling that if Beatrice hadn't remarried that she would most likely be found with one of her family but I'd not had time to check for any...
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    Who's a very clever helachau? :biggrin: Excellent...

    Who's a very clever helachau? :biggrin: Excellent sleuthing.
    George and Thomas were brothers. Children of George Edwin and Susannah Jane. George baptised in 1856, but Thomas not until 1864 though...
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    Do you mean their marriage certificate, or do you...

    Do you mean their marriage certificate, or do you mean just the details you've posted re the info on FreeBMD?

    If you mean the marriage certificate, then unless there's some words you can't read...
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    From Where have you got Emily's surname as being...

    From Where have you got Emily's surname as being Nash? From what I found her surname is Corin/Coran.
    I'm presuming this is Emily and three of the children in 1891. Living in Portsmouth. RG12/859...
  22. Thanks to Peter being much brainier then me (and...

    Thanks to Peter being much brainier then me (and far more helpful than FMP and Ancestry :biggrin:) I entered piece number 582 and occupation 'ag lab' into FMP, and received one result. However, when...
  23. Have you looked at least six pages either side of...

    Have you looked at least six pages either side of your ancestor's record to see how what other occupations are listed?

    Without a name, age, and census reference it's impossible for us to look any...
  24. Annie Rebecca NEWMAN nee ALLISON b 1841

    From Boston Guardian, 18 May 1918.

    On May 14th at Brockley, S.E., Mrs Annie R Newman, for many years Head Mistress of Trinity and Tower-road Schools, aged 77 (sic).

    1911 census living in...
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    John THORPE, born Old Leake 1847

    Notice of death in Boston Guardian 18 May 1918:
    At Nottingham, 47 Talbot-Street, May 13 1918, John Thorpe, late of Cheyney-Street, Boston, aged 70 years. "Peace after pain."

    1911 living in...
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