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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. If you...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    If you are very new to online noticeboards, you may find something I wrote a while back useful. It's not rules, just suggestions of ways to get the best from...
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    Chris posted a method HERE...

    Chris posted a method HERE a while ago.
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    It can be very common. Much of the time...

    It can be very common. Much of the time (especially before the 20th century) the people doing the registering (clerks, Ministers, enumerators, etc) wrote down what they heard. How accurate that was...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Alan....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Alan. Have a look round, see what is where, and then tell us about your current research.
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    Have you tried the 1939 “census”. It should not...

    Have you tried the 1939 “census”. It should not only give his occupation, age, etc, it should also tell you who was living with, if there was another family.
  6. If he was in the Navy to get wounded in 1918,...

    If he was in the Navy to get wounded in 1918, have you considered that he might have been serving on the hospital ship in 1915, rather than a patient?
  7. If he was disabled and unable to serve while the...

    If he was disabled and unable to serve while the war was still going, he may have been given a silver war badge. Ancestry has a list of people who got one. Sometimes there’s information if the medal...
  8. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It’s good...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. It’s good to see you getting involved straight away.

    Have you looked at the Commonwealth War Graves site? You can search for an individual, or for key words...
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    What was your original username? Did you resign,...

    What was your original username?
    Did you resign, or just take time out?
    How long ago was it?
  10. If you go to WorldCat (world dot org), a...

    If you go to WorldCat (world dot org), a catalogue of which libraries have have specified books, you have a number of options. I fed it the title of your book and location "Buckinghamshire" (from...
  11. Don't forget that these records were intended for...

    Don't forget that these records were intended for internal service use, not for historians and other researchers. They rarely contain much detail, when they survive.
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I'm...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    I'm sorry to have to point out that the authors of the first 2 posts are no longer members of BG (you can see that from the tag "guest" under their names...
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    I see that the system is showing “Mabel” as a...

    I see that the system is showing “Mabel” as a Guest, so there will not be a profile to merge..
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    Did you search the 1939 "census" for that address?

    Did you search the 1939 "census" for that address?
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    I got a hit on Google. It shows a photo and...

    I got a hit on Google. It shows a photo and address HERE.
    The clothes look late '50s, maybe early '60s depending on where it was.
  16. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Ronny. I...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Ronny.
    I have to tell you first that we do not allow details about potentially living people to be posted on the public forum, but people can share them via...
  17. It depends who supplied the data. It’s usually...

    It depends who supplied the data. It’s usually the Head of Household, but sometimes not, depending on who’s at home…
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Peter....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Peter.
    I'm sorry, but Fergie is no longer a member of BG. You can see that as he/she is tagged "guest" under his/her username, where yours is tagged Newcomer....
  19. Have you checked the census data against birth...

    Have you checked the census data against birth registrations for those locations?
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    For Phillip

    Phillip, would you please clear your IN box a bit? Itís not accepting messages.

    Oh, and the answer to you your query is yes please!
  21. Rats! At least you can be sure of where the Rolls...

    Rats! At least you can be sure of where the Rolls are...
  22. I had a look at the newspapers, but couldn't find...

    I had a look at the newspapers, but couldn't find a death announcement. I suppose that he could have been in the RN or a civilian working somewhere on the Hospital site...
    Did you see that there's a...
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    Sticky: Thank you, Phillip. As the post is of general...

    Thank you, Phillip. As the post is of general interest, I’ve stuck it.
  24. Do you know who he was butler-ing for? Often, the...

    Do you know who he was butler-ing for? Often, the job required travelling to another estate when the boss did (assuming he was rich enough to have more than one, or even a town house).

    The wife...
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    Don’t give up immediately. Sources have increased...

    Don’t give up immediately. Sources have increased a lot since the thread began.
    Why not Start your own thread, and you never know what help may turn up. Moderators can move posts around, so if you...
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