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    If you claimed poor relief then the Guardians of...

    If you claimed poor relief then the Guardians of that parish would make enquiries to see whether or not you where born there if not they would seek a removal order to send you back to the one you...
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    Belize was effectively a British colony and in...

    Belize was effectively a British colony and in 1840 it was formally made a colony of Britsh Honduras. There were lots of British companies involved in trading in all sorts of things, including...
  3. I'm afraid that I don't know the answer, but I...

    I'm afraid that I don't know the answer, but I doubt that baptism record per se would be sufficient because not everybody was baptised, and not every baptismal record records a birth date. Some do...
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    I'm afraid that I gave up with that particular...

    I'm afraid that I gave up with that particular site shortly after it was first launched. It was being run at the time by Findmypast and this was when you were being encouraged to put your ancestors...
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    There is a blog claiming that Clarence Guy Gordon...

    There is a blog claiming that Clarence Guy Gordon Hadden was remanded to jail in late 1929 for trying to extort money from King George V; having writing to him saying that he was the illegitimate son...
  6. Hi Graham Sorry its taken me a while to...

    Hi Graham

    Sorry its taken me a while to respond, but I got divert by a very distant cousin contacting me on Ancestry about my tree!

    In terms of locating the “North Knott Family Tree” I’m...
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    Pete Thanks for forwarding that link it's...

    Pete

    Thanks for forwarding that link it's never popped up on my page despite having had a membership for many years. But having had a quick look it seems to me that Ancestry is targeting their on...
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    Christina I didn't get any warning message -...

    Christina

    I didn't get any warning message - the only way I know its changed is that I got notice of a new message to me in my email and opened it up that way and thought whow what's happened?
    ...
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    Ancestry Messaging

    I have just discovered that Ancestry appear to have changed their private messaging system.

    Whereas previously you could exchange messages with other users and save them to folders as you wished,...
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    What was a car in 1820

    I am just doing a little bit of research and have come across an article about a woman who was sentenced to a long term in prison for stealing a car cover. This was in Liverpool in 1820, so I...
  11. Graham I do like a conundrum, and we are still...

    Graham

    I do like a conundrum, and we are still largely locked down over here, and in the last few days there has been quite a bit of rain and thunder, so it’s a good time to try and ferret out...
  12. I have done quite a bit of research into...

    I have done quite a bit of research into convicts, and unfortunately the records for women tend to be more sparse than they are for men.

    However, if there is anything to be found I suspect that it...
  13. Graham, I may need to eat humble pie! ...

    Graham,

    I may need to eat humble pie!

    Whilst children have never had to be baptised, we can be more sure, if not 100 per certain, that their parents were married, and in early of the 19th...
  14. Graham, Having looked at the marriage...

    Graham,

    Having looked at the marriage certificate of Benjamin and Rachel, which is available on Ancestry, I think that your wrong to assume that he was Benjamin Fish baptised in 1820 at Thorley in...
  15. What leads you to the conclusion that he changed...

    What leads you to the conclusion that he changed his name?

    Depending upon who he was and what he did it's unlikely that he would have need of any documentary evidence of a name change. People...
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    I don't think that you can assume that Charles's...

    I don't think that you can assume that Charles's father was a Mr Arundel.

    If you look at the entries in the parish register it is clear that the format is for the child's first names to be...
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    I don't know about Australian libraries but here...

    I don't know about Australian libraries but here in the UK many of them provide free access to the major pay to view genealogy sites which might be a useful intro into them.

    Which ever site you...
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    This is a link to the latest Government guidance...

    This is a link to the latest Government guidance which was updated this year.
    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/request-records-of-deceased-service-personnel

    I think that you would have to send you...
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    Looking at the 1911 census I see that her father...

    Looking at the 1911 census I see that her father was originally from the IoW so perhaps that is why she went there to be with family.

    I can also see that she had a number of siblings and although...
  20. Even though it grieves me as a woman to say this...

    Even though it grieves me as a woman to say this :frown2: I think it's like writing up family stories- you have pick a proverbial horse if you are to avoid endless repetition and (a) loosing those...
  21. I think that I would create a photo book or...

    I think that I would create a photo book or album and against each picture write up a little story and ensure that any names are the full names and if you have family where everyone has the same...
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    If you look through Australian convict records...

    If you look through Australian convict records you will find a number of men with the same or similar names who were there at the same time.

    To identify the right one you have to work the name of...
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    Please see my post 6. His first conviction was at...

    Please see my post 6. His first conviction was at Lancaster in 1822, and he was he was sent to Van Diemens Land. That information comes from his 1833 criminal records when he arrived in NSW.
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    Portman Square is one of the most notable squares...

    Portman Square is one of the most notable squares in London - today it houses many corporate establishments. It is just behind Oxford Street and just off Baker Street, so it is ideally placed. How...
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    Jeremiah Cowley/ Crowley was given a sentence of...

    Jeremiah Cowley/ Crowley was given a sentence of transportation for life, so he would not legally have been allowed to return to the UK, unless somehow or other he obtain a free pardon in New South...
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