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    Scottish family research

    Has anyone ever come across the term "non praptor" in any Scottish records ? I have been asked to assist in finding out what the term means. In this particular case it is applied to two children...
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    Waverley Hotel, Oldham Street.

    I'm trying to find a picture of the Waverley Hotel, Oldham Street, Manchester. I tend to think it was a residential hotel rather than a Public House. I have a letterhead with the owners name as...
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    Search Census by address

    It used to be that Ancestry allowed one to view a description of a particular district and then view the district page by page looking for a certain address. I no longer seem to be able to do this....
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    Thank you all for your much valued information....

    Thank you all for your much valued information. I'm trying to establish a link between my Saxtons and William E.Saxton.Followed Robert Saxton back to 1841. No instance of William being with him...
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    William Ernest Saxton

    William Ernest Saxton, born Eastwood, Notts. about 1855.Married Sarah Clamp at Chesterfield in 1881. I have them on the 1881, 1891 and 1901 census. Can't find William before that. I believe his...
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    I wrote to the Manchester Evening News asking for...

    I wrote to the Manchester Evening News asking for any information on the Sir Charles Napier, OPENSHAW My letter has been published today and I have already had a definite location from a man who...
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    Scoobie, the 44 Ashton Rd you indicate appears to...

    Scoobie, the 44 Ashton Rd you indicate appears to be the schedule number, not the house number. That part of Ashton Rd ,now Ashton Old Rd, had a number of Pubs on it. One of these was the Gransmoor...
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    The Napier St which became Crossley St is in...

    The Napier St which became Crossley St is in Gorton, off Gorton Lane, close to Gorton Monastery. However there was in the 1930s a Napier St in the general area in which we've been looking. It was the...
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    There's a Philemon Richards on the 1841. Age 35....

    There's a Philemon Richards on the 1841. Age 35. Cordwainer. Castle Precincts, Bristol. Is this him?
  10. Thread: Albert Rowley

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    Sorry about that Peter. He was born about 1882 in...

    Sorry about that Peter. He was born about 1882 in Nottingham. He is buried in Eastwood Cemetery, Nottingham My friend informs me that he was discharged in 1922, so your advice about the Veterans...
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    Albert Rowley

    Looking on behalf of a friend for any service/campaign details of Albert Rowley. Medals in friends possession are:- Northwest Frontier 1908, 1914 Mons Star, 1914/18 Star and 1914/19 Great War for...
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    You are ,of course, correct Mona. It's on the...

    You are ,of course, correct Mona. It's on the 1857 map in the position you state. On the 1930 map, it seems to have been absorbed into Tipping Street. Looking at a recent A-Z of the area it has...
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    Ardwick and Openshaw are seperate districts of...

    Ardwick and Openshaw are seperate districts of Manchester. Higher Sheffield St is in Ardwick. Photographic records of 1969 show only one pub, the Steam Engine Tavern. Whether this was once the Sir...
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    Pam, that certainly looks like her. Her first...

    Pam, that certainly looks like her. Her first born was John b 1901, Elizabeth her sister, Ann Grogan the daughter of her sister Julia who died in 1900. She did not marry John Perry until 1910 so I...
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    Thans georgiep. I have the transcript of the...

    Thans georgiep. I have the transcript of the 1911. Good job John Perry added his middle initial as there are two John Perrys married to a Mary in the same area. I got both transcripts and the "h"...
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    Where was Mary Ellen Rockett in 1901

    Mary Ellen Rockett, b 1879 Salford, Lancs. I've found her in 1881,1891 and 1911(now Mary Perry) but can't find her in 1901. I've found the rest of her family with the exception of sister Elizabeth b...
  17. Thread: Transfer FTM

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    Thanks Peter, mission accomplished

    Thanks Peter, mission accomplished
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    Transfer FTM

    I have a fair sized Family Tree created via Family Tree Maker. It is on a PC which is not in current use. How can I transfer it to my current PC ?
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    Yes, my Dad was an engine driver, underwent...

    Yes, my Dad was an engine driver, underwent training on electric locos and was then known as a motorman.
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    James Robert Mutler married July quarter,...

    James Robert Mutler married July quarter, Shoreditch, Vol 1c Page 294. On same page Alice Marshall. Information is Crown Copyright
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    The Baptismal Registers at my Parish Church allow...

    The Baptismal Registers at my Parish Church allow for the recording of dates of Confirmation, Matrimony or taking of Holy Orders to be entered therein. There is no such facility for recording Holy...
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    As far as I'm aware First Holy Communions are not...

    As far as I'm aware First Holy Communions are not officialy recorded in the same way as Baptisms and Marriages are. There are no records for First Holy Communions in our Parish archives. Do as Sandra...
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    IGI extracted records :- Solomon Annis,...

    IGI extracted records :- Solomon Annis, christened 14th July 1799, Alderton. Father-Solomon. Mother-Mary
    Solomon Hannis married Mary Wallis 2nd June 1792...
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    King's Regulations (1912) para 1743 states ...

    King's Regulations (1912) para 1743 states

    "Medals which at the end of 10 years still remain unclaimed will be sent to...
    the deputy director of ordnance stores, Royal Dockyard (Medal Branch)...
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    Can't find them in 1901. However in 1911 they...

    Can't find them in 1901. However in 1911 they live at 53, Windsor Street, Islington.
    William James Mackness, 40, builder's labourer, London, St Pancras.
    Elizabeth Mackness,wife, 32, Oldham,...
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