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  1. Talking of light-bulb moments, I had mine when I...

    Talking of light-bulb moments, I had mine when I read this post.


    I knew there was something at the back of my mind going 'this is wrong' when I previously read this post, and Pat's reply...
  2. Jeddah, exactly what other documentation do you...

    Jeddah,
    exactly what other documentation do you have regarding this query because twice now people have found information only to be told 'I have that already'. It's a bit soul-destroying for...
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    Hi Karen, A slightly belated welcome to...

    Hi Karen,

    A slightly belated welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I saw your original post and, although it related back to the family in the thread it was in, I did wonder if it should have...
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    Without wishing to raise any hopes, I know of at...

    Without wishing to raise any hopes, I know of at least one person on the forum who's quite knowledgeable about service numbers so they might be able to give a little more info, though I can't...
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    Hello Karen, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Karen,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Do you want to know purely about his service record, or do you want other information such as parents, siblings, etc?
    Either way, a name,...
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    Hello Allen, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Allen,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Being pedantic, I hope you expect to find only American relations and not American ancestry if all your Holmes were based in Keighley (that...
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    Idanho/dozeyden, We do not allow more than one...

    Idanho/dozeyden,

    We do not allow more than one thread about the same person because it causes confusion, to say nothing of wasted time over duplicated research. I have therefore merged your new...
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    Incorrectly transcribed as Pervis on FMP and...

    Incorrectly transcribed as Pervis on FMP and Parvis on Ancestry.

    In fairness, that first letter does look like a P.

    Pam
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    No, it isn't. It doesn't have the 'dot' at the...

    No, it isn't. It doesn't have the 'dot' at the bottom end of the letter like the S of Sarah does.

    However, if you're convinced that the surname begins with S, then there's nothing more I can say....
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    What do you mean 'it's too smooth to be an L'....

    What do you mean 'it's too smooth to be an L'. The first letter is definitely an L.
    S always has like a little dot at the bottom end of the letter.

    My first thought was Lawson. I just hesitated...
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    Otherwise you need dataset London, England,...

    Otherwise you need dataset London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 and when choosing 'browsing' (right-hand side of page), St Leonard's Shoreditch is in the...
  12. Ooh, dangerous stuff that. I've been caught out...

    Ooh, dangerous stuff that. I've been caught out by not doing follow-up checks. :smile5:

    In this case, probably slightly muddying the waters (haven't worked out a possible cousin relationship...
  13. I DID SOME EARLIER WORK ON VESSEY ROBINSON GRUNDY...

    I DID SOME EARLIER WORK ON VESSEY ROBINSON GRUNDY AND DON'T WANT TO LOSE IT, SO WILL POST WHAT I'VE FOUND BUT WILL HAVE TO FINISH IT OFF LATER (probably even Sunday evening). Got to go out shortly...
  14. Death registrations George Vessey Grundy, date...

    Death registrations
    George Vessey Grundy, date of birth 25 April 1916, death registered September quarter 1981, Grimsby registration district.

    James Sydney - zilch.

    Florence May married...
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    Cross-posted with wimsey. :smile5: All the...

    Cross-posted with wimsey. :smile5:

    All the details about this query can be found in this thread, and any further answers should be posted there. ...
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    Well you can send her the paperwork in a...

    Well you can send her the paperwork in a correctly-dressed envelope and ask her to write a cheque (and stick a stamp on the envelope :biggrin:) but hold fire for a few days because I'm going to...
  17. You can list people born a hundred years ago...

    You can list people born a hundred years ago without any problems.
    As the details for the others are 'in the public domain' and I gave only those details, then that is OK.
    But, yes, it can be a...
  18. Well after spending what seems like a week trying...

    Well after spending what seems like a week trying to find people in the 1939 Register, I am now beginning to sort out everyone.

    Vessey Robinson Grundy married Florence Holmes in Lincoln in 1915. ...
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    Karen - see posts 2 and 14 where Lesley has...

    Karen - see posts 2 and 14 where Lesley has posted the link to a post which contains all the information as well as a link to the forms needed.

    Cheques written in the UK are usually valid for six...
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    Manny1, If you do order that birth certificate,...

    Manny1,
    If you do order that birth certificate, could you be an angel and tell us what the column headings are on it, please.
    Ordinary English and Welsh birth certificates until 1969 have:...
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    Are you trying to find his service number so you...

    Are you trying to find his service number so you can apply for his service records?
    If so, if you have his date of birth then you don't need his service number.
    However, the bad news is that at...
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    I stand guilty of not looking at the 1939...

    I stand guilty of not looking at the 1939 Register because I thought Kathleen's entry would be closed.
    Obviously someone has reported her death so the entry is now open.

    As usual, Ancestry's...
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    I don't deserve all the praise. helachau was the...

    I don't deserve all the praise.
    helachau was the one who found the inquest for Ephraim, which made it easy to find William's inquest, too.

    Inquests always make harrowing reading.

    Pam
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    I think this is going to be one of those...

    I think this is going to be one of those occasions when you're going to have to buy at least one certificate if you want to know any further details, Doreen.
    Based on where they married, I'm...
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    Hello Esther, We don't allow duplicate...

    Hello Esther,

    We don't allow duplicate threads because it causes confusion so I've deleted the duplicate one, and moved your original thread over to the Jewish Roots forum, and also given the...
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