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    CBG.nl

    CBG.nl
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    It's possibly once of those cases where a man, A,...

    It's possibly once of those cases where a man, A, has several sons, each of whom called their first son after A, creating a pool of boys of the same name and similar ages. Both names are rare here...
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    Returning to the Hague for a minute, WieWasWie...

    Returning to the Hague for a minute, WieWasWie has an entry for an Edmund Harrington in The Royal Archive. He's not the current target as he was born 31 May 1822 (in Ireland), Roman Catholic, and...
  4. There is a death for a William George Salmons...

    There is a death for a William George Salmons (born abt 1857) in Farnham, Surrey in March 1906, listed on Ancestry's Civil Registration Death Index. Anc link the entry to the marriage index page of...
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    I'm sorry, but seabee is no longer a member...

    I'm sorry, but seabee is no longer a member (indicated by the "guest" tag under their name), and will not know about your message. Once they leave the Forum, we are not allowed to retain their...
  6. Sticky: Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Arthur....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Arthur. Sadly, my first message to you must be to point out that you have joined a very old thread and none of its other participants are still members. You...
  7. Well done, right first time! What was your...

    Well done, right first time!

    What was your Great Uncle doing after his discharge? Could it have been something considered important (I can’t remember whether “reserved occupations” were WW1 or...
  8. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum! ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum!

    Especially during WW1, many men were discharged for health reasons. Poor living conditions in previous civilian life or at the front could have caused it....
  9. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum (BritGen),...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum (BritGen), Stacie.
    Unfortunately, you have joined a very old thread and the original author is no longer a member of BritGen. You can see that because he/she...
  10. Sticky: I see that National Records of Scotland (NRS) are...

    I see that National Records of Scotland (NRS) are relaxing the rules for their Historical Search Room. See HERE. This is NOT the Scotlands People Centre, whose availability page HERE has not changed...
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    Good evening Ron, and welcome to the British...

    Good evening Ron, and welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    I’m sorry to have to point out that you have joined a very old thread (the date is top left on each message) and most of the...
  12. Thanks for letting is know, Mitch. It's always...

    Thanks for letting is know, Mitch.
    It's always a shame when a good site vanishes. I've given the relevant FHS a copy of mine, just in case!
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    Could this be the Benjamin Whisker (26) who, with...

    Could this be the Benjamin Whisker (26) who, with his friend John Robertson (36; NOT one of mine), and George Whisker (20) who were done for stealing 2 bushels of barley from Robert Peck of West...
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    Welcome in, Gary. To add a little to what...

    Welcome in, Gary. To add a little to what Christina said, don’t forget that about 2 thirds of WW1 military service records were destroyed in the fires of WW2, so not finding one doesn’t mean as much...
  15. What time period, Sue?

    What time period, Sue?
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    Good afternoon and welcome to the British...

    Good afternoon and welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Sadly, I have to point out that with this post, you have joined a very old thread, and that most of the writers, including the originator,...
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    If you can help, please remember our rule (as per...

    If you can help, please remember our rule (as per T&C) that details about (potentially) living people can not be posted on the open forum. You can provide help via the Private Message (PM) system.
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Amanda....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Amanda.
    It's a little sad to give you bad news in your welcome message, but the thread that you have answered is very old and the original poster (and most of...
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    Helen, the forum shows messages in the order they...

    Helen, the forum shows messages in the order they come in. You haven’t lost my message, it’s number #60. If you look bottom right in the message, it offers you previous pages.
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Elle. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Elle.
    Both of your messages arrived together on the end of this thread, so I have deleted the second one. If you want to contact someone directly, click on...
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    Sue, does her birth certificate confirm her...

    Sue, does her birth certificate confirm her father's name? FreeBMD has an index entry for someone of her name for March 1943, Strand. I assume that's her? It's the only Augusta on offer.
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    I knew that I was asking for trouble, my point is...

    I knew that I was asking for trouble, my point is still valid! You have to search hard for them.
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    It was probably daft to select for Discovery &...

    It was probably daft to select for Discovery & Science, but I can't see any women!
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    Have you tried the National Archives? Guessing...

    Have you tried the National Archives? Guessing purely from the date, could it have been a confidential training accident?

    I see that hes on the Commonwealth War Graves database:
    T/5348856...
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    Stuck by me, it’s too good to be allowed to scroll into the archive!
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