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    Thank you very much to all of you. Plasterer it...

    Thank you very much to all of you. Plasterer it must be then!! I was stuck with Rasterer...... Greatly appreciate :)
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    What does this occupation say?

    Could anyone offer a suggestion as to what the occupation of Thomas Dennett is on the 1841 census - as below. He was later a glass grinder. Thank you very much


    Class: HO107; Piece: 516; Book:...
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    Thank you very much Pam. That's certainly the...

    Thank you very much Pam. That's certainly the right family. Much appreciated.

    Jean
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    Sailing to Canada

    I was wondering if anyone would mind finding when a family sailed out to Canada. I don't have an international subscription to any ancestry site at the moment. The family are called Madden - all born...
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    Thanks Peter. Yes that does make it seem likely....

    Thanks Peter. Yes that does make it seem likely. Much appreciate your time :)
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    Thanks very much Ken. Yes I see what you mean...

    Thanks very much Ken. Yes I see what you mean about the double S. I love your example of things being written as heard. I have learnt to try dropping the h in searches especially if looking in my...
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    Thank you very much Sue. That's brilliant. May...

    Thank you very much Sue. That's brilliant. May help me to pin him down in other censuses now. Much appreciated :)
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    What does this say...occupations?

    I wondered if anyone could suggest what either of these occupations could be. The writing is so difficult to read


    The first one is for George Brown on this census in 1841...looks a bit like...
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    That's looks very likely..thank you very much...

    That's looks very likely..thank you very much Devonmade. Thought I'd checked on family Search :)
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    Thank you very much Devonmade and to you again...

    Thank you very much Devonmade and to you again Megan. Yes they are the parents. It looks like Hannah was married previously to Peter's older brother Robert. But I can't find that 1st marriage...
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    Thank you Macwil. I have found John in the...

    Thank you Macwil. I have found John in the censuses. His parents were Peter Woods and Hannah. He moved on to Warrington by 1861. I was just trying to see if I could find out his mother's maiden name...
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    Thank you very much Megan, Macwil and Elsinore!...

    Thank you very much Megan, Macwil and Elsinore! Very kind of you all.
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    Thank you very much Macwil. Much appreciated

    Thank you very much Macwil. Much appreciated
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    John Wood or Woods

    Hello,

    I'm trying to find the maiden name of John Wood/s who was born on the 27th October 1843, Tarbock, Lancs. I have found his baptism in 1843, Halewood, but was hoping to identify him in the...
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    Brilliant Peter, thank you!

    Brilliant Peter, thank you!
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    Does anyone know what this says?

    I have been trying to work out the occupation of the children, Abraham , John and James Hughes on this 1861 census. My eyes tell me it's dyer Tur/ley red.


    Class: RG 9 Piece 3062 Folio 11 Page 15...
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    Thank you very much Jac. The marriage isn't on...

    Thank you very much Jac. The marriage isn't on Lancs BMDs.

    Sorry Almach but I intended my query to be a general one about whether someone could be married in Lancaster and yet registered in...
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    Thank you very much Megan, Mark and Peter. Yes...

    Thank you very much Megan, Mark and Peter.
    Yes it was the Free Bmd that shows the marriage registered in Liverpool. Family Search in "England Marriages" says " citing St. Peter, Lancaster,...
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    St. Peter's Church Lancaster

    I have a marriage taking place at St. Peter's Church Lancaster, yet the marriage registration shows it was registered in Liverpool. Was this possible. Marriage took place in 1848.
    Thank you
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    Thank you Lesley. Yes I have looked out for...

    Thank you Lesley. Yes I have looked out for Frances too as I think this was the most usual. Have even searched for surname alone through lots of the districts. Appreciate your help and time.
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    Thank you Lesley. Yes it's quite easy to lose...

    Thank you Lesley. Yes it's quite easy to lose people in the censuses. I'm trying to find a couple who were married the day before the 1851 census but no luck! I am wondering if Fanny was in the...
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    Thank you very much Pam and Peter for your...

    Thank you very much Pam and Peter for your advice. I have been doing some searching in the same districts but no luck as yet.

    One of my people is Fanny Dixon who is at the Waverley Hotel, Barrow...
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    1901 Census in Barrow in Furness

    Has anyone else had trouble finding people in the 1901 Census in Barrow in Furness? I have a few people who I am just unable to find ( trying various "tricks" in my search methods), who I can find...
  24. Thread: Rural runner?

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    Rural runner?

    I have what looks like a rural runner in 1861 census. Others on the page were listed as rural messenger, which I imagine was someone pre post taking messages/packages across the fields to the locals?...
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    Thanks all for that; ugh tripe, glad I'm...

    Thanks all for that; ugh tripe, glad I'm vegetarian!!
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