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    wimsey, you're currently on fire with this and...

    wimsey, you're currently on fire with this and other recent findings. :smile5:

    I've now linked the previous thread to this one and closed it.

    Pam
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    Titus is the subject of a further thread in 2020....

    Titus is the subject of a further thread in 2020.
    So that research isn't duplicated, please post any further information about Titus in the new thread....
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    That one didn't work for me either wimsey, so I...

    That one didn't work for me either wimsey, so I did
    https://www.essexrecordofficeblog.co.uk/
    and then typed Tregent in the search box in the top right-hand corner. Interesting read.

    Pam
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    First (and, in truth, the only thing :smile5:)...

    First (and, in truth, the only thing :smile5:) which springs to mind is - have you checked the British Newspaper Archive (also mainly available on Findmypast)? I haven't checked for local and...
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    Is the bit in bold an actual quote from an online...

    Is the bit in bold an actual quote from an online site, and if so, which one? And also, have you given the correct date?
    I've allegedly searched the newspapers on FMP and the records on...
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    Sticky: Bump, because I've added some more links. (Still...

    Bump, because I've added some more links. (Still got over a hundred more to sort through.)

    Whilst sorting through the still-outstanding bookmarks I have, I've found that some of the links I've...
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    Oh Dan, there is a vast difference between not...

    Oh Dan, there is a vast difference between not being able to view the catalogue or any details at all, and stuff not being online.

    The Pridaux Library website says visitors are welcome.
    Guide to...
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    Sticky: Firstly, extremely beleated thanks to Mitch for...

    Firstly, extremely beleated thanks to Mitch for those suggestions.

    I've added a few more resources to my original post. I must have well over a hundred bookmarks for Norfolk so there's still more...
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    I have a feeling that PDF copies only apply to...

    I have a feeling that PDF copies only apply to entries in what began as the 'historic indexes' on the GRO website. i.e. births 1837 till about 1919 and deaths 1837-1957.
    Paragraph 10 of the FAQs...
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    Hi Dean, There's no such thing as a free...

    Hi Dean,

    There's no such thing as a free lunch, and family history ain't free either. :smile5: (Unless another relative comes forward and can fill in the gaps for you!)

    You need...
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    Doreen - have you got the birth certificates of...

    Doreen - have you got the birth certificates of any of the children, especially Francis, or are you relying purely on indexes?
    I remember very nearly coming a cropper when going through the baptism...
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    No, he did not. Did you read my post #9. The one...

    No, he did not.
    Did you read my post #9. The one immediately before yours?


    i again refer to my post #9.
    Christopher born 1758 married firstly Mary Pethick. She died 1815.
    Christopher born...
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    Hi Belinda, Don't forget that while Cromwell...

    Hi Belinda,

    Don't forget that while Cromwell 'ruled' England between 1642 and 1660 a lot of parish registers weren't used. Can't remember the full facts but I have a feeling Cromwell banned their...
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    Apart from failing to find a vital piece of...

    Apart from failing to find a vital piece of information which I've found, everyone has failed to read, learn, and inwardly digest this vital piece of information, so brilliantly found by brentor boy....
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    re Christopher born 1798 have you found...

    re Christopher born 1798 have you found him/wife/son in any census? i.e. if you know he's in the 1851 census then it cuts down the number of search years for a burial. (Have you also searched for a...
  16. What a good spot about Crossgreen. Try scribbling...

    What a good spot about Crossgreen. Try scribbling that (as well as mis-spelling it by omitting one of the 's'.) I reckon there's a good chance that you can make it look like Amos Green/Amosgreen. ...
  17. Always give the census references so we can look...

    Always give the census references so we can look at the page because sometimes what has been transcribed is not what was written (or, often, scribbled. :smile5:)
    I had a job finding William in 1851...
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    Sticky: Thanks for that further link, Arthur. I might...

    Thanks for that further link, Arthur.
    I might have found it myself when searching for further resources - and equally I might not have. :smile5:
    I might add it to the first post later on. As it is...
  19. Even Cyndislist proved a failure for anything at...

    Even Cyndislist proved a failure for anything at all.

    St Helena's Wikipedia entry didn't come up with anything very useful apart from the fact that the East India Company and the British East...
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    Sticky: Resources for County Durham

    This post will be gradually added to as time permits.

    As always, begin with Genuki.
    https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DUR

    FreeREG
    https://www.freereg.org.uk/
    Check for coverage

    FreeCEN
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    1.Search for Patrick/Frances and the other two...

    1.Search for Patrick/Frances and the other two couples in 1891, 1901 and 1911 census. I think you will find Frances either too old to give birth or at least unlikely to. Check for the birth patterns...
  22. The Family History Fair Online 26 Sept 2020

    https://
    thefamilyhistoryshow.com/online/ (Do scroll down the opening page)

    From 10 to 4.30, although the talks will be available for 24 hours.

    Ask the experts, buy CDs etc from numerous...
  23. I admit defeat in my attempts to give just one...

    I admit defeat in my attempts to give just one URL. :smile5:

    So over the next twenty-four hours I will give the individual URLs.

    Pam
  24. You're both right. :smile5: The URL did work,...

    You're both right. :smile5:

    The URL did work, but it didn't link to anything useful.
    I've now amended the URL so you should see various links on the right-hand side of the page.

    I will try...
  25. A pot-pourri of photography & photographers

    Please note that most of the links to this site are via the Wayback Machine, and are dated 2015.

    Lists of photographers by town or county, links to biographies, etc.

    Birmingham and surrounding...
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