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  1. London, England, City Directories 1736 1943 on...

    London, England, City Directories 1736 1943 on Ancestry has Arthur Barnes, Wardrobe Dealer at that address in 1910.

    I confess I was thinking he dealt in large wooden cupboards until I saw Miriam...
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    Hi Geoff, I've sent you a private message. ...

    Hi Geoff,

    I've sent you a private message.

    Peter
  3. Thread: Hayward's

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    He is there, Christina, under reg. dist. Westbury...

    He is there, Christina, under reg. dist. Westbury on Severn, J Qtr Vol 6A Page 242, mother's maiden name Harding.

    Peter
  4. Thread: Preuss

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    It seems that the 1911 Census was completed by...

    It seems that the 1911 Census was completed by Violet's brother Leonard, who wrote 'professional' in box 10 and 'theatre' in box 11. The word 'actress' seems to have been added, perhaps by the...
  5. Thread: Preuss

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    Albert Gustav V Preuss married Charlotte White...

    Albert Gustav V Preuss married Charlotte White 1876 Westminster M Qtr Vol 1A Page 717.

    Albert was about 15 years older than Charlotte. There is some evidence that he married and divorced before...
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    The GRO has a birth record for a Violet Preuss...

    The GRO has a birth record for a Violet Preuss born 1884 Pancras, S Qtr Vol 1B Page 5, mother's maiden name White.

    She appears on the 1891 and 1901 censuses, living with her family, as well as the...
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    There is a John Francis Merewether baptised 1831...

    There is a John Francis Merewether baptised 1831 in Kington, Herefordshire and I have followed him through to his death in 1908.

    I can find him on all censuses except 1861. He was a farmer,...
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    Ancestry has records of a Chase Avis in its WW1...

    Ancestry has records of a Chase Avis in its WW1 Service Medal and Award Rolls and Medal Index Cards:

    He served as a private in the 1st Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, service No 4949, then in...
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    The Probate Death Index on Findmypast states that...

    The Probate Death Index on Findmypast states that he died in Sydney NSW on 13th January 1896.

    Mind you, there is also an entry in the Shrewsbury School register that says he left the school in...
  10. Thread: Saying hello

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    Is this the same Cornelius Thierens who appears...

    Is this the same Cornelius Thierens who appears on four consecutive Censuses (1861 – 1891) living with his family in Lathom, Lancashire? Local interest, as I drive through Lathom every day!

    If so,...
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    Re your mystery Alfred. If he was not known to...

    Re your mystery Alfred.

    If he was not known to the family, where did you get his name and year of birth from?

    I think these are the births of the five children you know about:
    Louisa May 1919...
  12. Thread: Barlow family

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    Looks like Miry Lane, Alma. Peter

    Looks like Miry Lane, Alma.

    Peter
  13. FreeBMD has an entry for a George TRYOU d. 1842...

    FreeBMD has an entry for a George TRYOU d. 1842 Brighton June Qtr Vol 7 Page 191

    He is correctly referenced as George TRYON in the GRO Index.

    Possible for the 1841 Census:
    Findmypast...
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    Apologies, I should have said the parish register...

    Apologies, I should have said the parish register entry, not certificate!

    Peter
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    Scotland's People has a marriage which may be the...

    Scotland's People has a marriage which may be the one you're looking for:

    Peter THOMSON m. Christian WALKER 30th December 1824 in Glasgow.

    You can view the image of the marriage certificate by...
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    I think it's more likely that the 78th landed in...

    I think it's more likely that the 78th landed in the south-east of Sicily, as that is where the main force landed earlier in July.

    If you search 'Invasion of Sicily maps', you'll have plenty to...
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    I think the full title might be His Majesty's...

    I think the full title might be His Majesty's Royal Australian Naval Depot, which was located at Australia house in The Strand.

    There are references to this in some online Australian documents,...
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    No problem connecting to the home page but when I...

    No problem connecting to the home page but when I selected 'Database' from the top bar, I eventually got a 404 message.

    When I selected 'Search the CCEd Database' in Quick Links, I got the same...
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    If you search 'Great Yarmouth Rows' you'll get...

    If you search 'Great Yarmouth Rows' you'll get bags of returns detailing the history of The Rows, with maps and images.

    Peter
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    Hi Ed, Looking at Greenwood's 1830 map of...

    Hi Ed,

    Looking at Greenwood's 1830 map of London, there was a Hermitage Street but it was in Paddington.

    The only other mentions in the index are Great Hermitage Street and Little Hermitage...
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    I should have added, if you reduce the opacity of...

    I should have added, if you reduce the opacity of the overlay, you will see the 'farm' as it is today.

    Peter
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    Virile Farm is shown on this map: ...

    Virile Farm is shown on this map:

    https://maps.
    nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=16&lat=50.9094&lon=3.0069&layers=101464870&b=1

    In square 29, northwest of the Vindictive crossroads, which are on the...
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    Findmypast has a record of Herbert Brearey's...

    Findmypast has a record of Herbert Brearey's death which has ( SS Hero ) after HMS President III.
    (British Armed Forces and Overseas Deaths and Burials). His death is recorded as 'at sea'.

    The...
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    Perhaps a shortened version of 'feme covert', a...

    Perhaps a shortened version of 'feme covert', a medieval description of a married woman.

    Literally, a covered woman, one protected by marriage.

    Peter
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    Ah! So it is, Thank you Pam. Peter

    Ah! So it is, Thank you Pam.

    Peter
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