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    I got confused when I saw W.C. as a birthplace in...

    I got confused when I saw W.C. as a birthplace in the census.
    I eventually realised that it meant W. C. as in West Central, London. :biggrin:
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    For a guess the Haundel is Oundle, which would...

    For a guess the Haundel is Oundle, which would mean Woodenhuton is Woodnewton.
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    Doreen, see the last paragraph of Alma's post #13...

    Doreen, see the last paragraph of Alma's post #13 where she has already answered your question..
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    Hi Paul, First of all, I received my dad's...

    Hi Paul,

    First of all, I received my dad's service records in June this year after sending off for them in November 2020, though much of the intervening time meant that the army records office...
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    Thought you'd been at the sherry again, Lesley,...

    Thought you'd been at the sherry again, Lesley, :smile5: till I realised that you're replying to Dick's query re the website in post #25.
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    The GRO Index has no death registration of an...

    The GRO Index has no death registration of an Edmond/Edmund Harrington anywhere in England or Wales in 1970.
    Between 1960 and 1980, there are death registrations for two Edmunds. The 1961 Jomot1...
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    I saw that entry and did wonder if that was the...

    I saw that entry and did wonder if that was the Edmund we're looking for, but without any further information about him had to ignore it.

    As for your other posts - |bowdown| |bowdown|
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    Chris - you were right the first time. The...

    Chris - you were right the first time.
    The results you found in the 1939 Register were both for Edward Harringtons.
    The only reason I highlighted the 'Edward Harrington' in my post #4 reply to...
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    Christina made a typo. It should have read...

    Christina made a typo. It should have read 'Brit-Gen' as in 'British-Genealogy'. I did correct it, but didn't see your post until I re-read the thread a few minutes ago. :smile5:
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    Have you tried pointing out to them that if...

    Have you tried pointing out to them that if someone was in business in the 1920's then they would be over 120 years old now if they were still alive?
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    That Edward came up as an alternative when I...

    That Edward came up as an alternative when I searched for Edmund.

    I've also tried the 1921 census, using Edmund Harrington, birth year 1900 +/- 20 years, and occupation as 'photo*'.
    Two results,...
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    I do not recommend uploading the certificates. ...

    I do not recommend uploading the certificates.
    If precise information is asked for, then you can always write the details.
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    A bit more about the background of the family...

    A bit more about the background of the family
    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/threads/96435-Arthur-Roberts-Who-is-he
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    Arthur's age is definitely 7. If you look at the...

    Arthur's age is definitely 7. If you look at the way 4 is written on this page, plus pages either side, you will see they are written completely differently.
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    1. If you use FMP, simply scroll down the search...

    1. If you use FMP, simply scroll down the search [age and you will see boxes labelled piece number, folio, page. The number written after the year designator and the slash (e.e.RG13/) is the piece...
  16. Read what's written at the top of the page of the...

    Read what's written at the top of the page of the link that Christina found, and your questions should be answered. :smile5:
    HARC is Hereford Archives and Record Centre. For a fee they should be...
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    Hi David, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hi David,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    What an excellent first post. Lots of information to help our sleuths.

    I've found the birth registration for an Arthur George Farmer in...
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    GRO website

    Just in case anyone missed the announcement, the GRO's website is undergoing essential maintenance today and tomorrow - 24 and 25 September.

    The mother's maiden name for births prior to 1911/1912...
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    In the 1851 census Ancestry have linked George...

    In the 1851 census Ancestry have linked George Firmin, son of John and Mary Ann, to the 1855 marriage and the 1861 and 1871 census. 1851 census reference HO107/1814 folio 353 page 44.

    I've found...
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    This is where the early birth indexes on...

    This is where the early birth indexes on https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/login.asp
    come into their own.
    Prior to 1911/1912 no mother's maiden name was recorded on the original GRO...
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    Hi Shane, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hi Shane,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    If you're still fairly new to genealogy in the UK, then I would suggest that you have a browse of the 'stickies' at the top of this forum ...
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    For those who want to know why Eric is so certain...

    For those who want to know why Eric is so certain that Clement married Sarah Brown and not the other bride (Eliza Charlotte Cooke) on the same page, the 1861 census shows George Dubery, wife Eliza,...
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    I was a fine one to talk about typos. Just...

    I was a fine one to talk about typos. Just re-read my first post and I managed to not only spell 'possibly' as poaaibly, but I also wrote 1892 instead of 1902. |doh| Managed to sprinkle some 'mod's...
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    Are you definitely looking on FMP, and not the...

    Are you definitely looking on FMP, and not the BNA? If so, that's rather weird.
    Try using the same filters of March 1903, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser newspaper, and then trying in turn just...
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    I presume that you made a typo with the year,...

    I presume that you made a typo with the year, rather than actually looking for the record in 1902. :smile5:

    It is in the edition for 30 March 1903, bottom of column 5 on page 3, but just gives the...
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