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    Have you looked at the actual image, and not...

    Have you looked at the actual image, and not relied just on the transcription? (Indexed as you described on Ancestry; indexed as a separate household on FMP.)
    If you at the image, Abraham and Elias...
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    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. I...

    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy.

    I will assume for the moment that you were born in England or Wales. If so, your birth should have made it to the free transcription of the GRO Index at...
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    Hello John, Welcome to British-Genealogy,...

    Hello John,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy, :smile5:

    You may have noticed that barton83 began this thread five years ago, but if they are still using the same email address as then, they should...
  4. Coats of arms are usually quite different to just...

    Coats of arms are usually quite different to just a couple of lions and a tree.

    I believe coats of arms of usually shown on a shield. See examples in this article....
  5. Hello and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:...

    Hello and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    What you are showing in the image is a motto, not a coat of arms.
    Is there more to the image than the small piece you've shown?

    This is...
  6. I know I asked for your grandfather's name, but I...

    I know I asked for your grandfather's name, but I decided that with the other information you've provided it wasn't needed so (because he's living) I've removed it.

    Do you have the marriage...
  7. That would seem a very good match for the 1871...

    That would seem a very good match for the 1871 census entry, Chris.


    I had been about to post a message when I saw your post.
    I was going to ask what's your grandfather's name, and where was...
  8. Thread: BEM 1946

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    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:...

    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Your best bet is to search the newspapers local to where he/his family lived at the time.

    You could try the online British Newspaper Archive,...
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    It's well documented that Margaret Beaufort had...

    It's well documented that Margaret Beaufort had only one child - Henry Tudor, a.k.a. Henry the Seventh.

    If you're talking about Quaker ancestry, I think it's the Quakers who are known for keeping...
  10. There's no 'Oslo' recorded in this list of Cunard...

    There's no 'Oslo' recorded in this list of Cunard ships.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cunard_Line#1850%E2%80%931879
    Scroll down the page for the fleet 1879-1934.

    It's more likely that he...
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    Hello Daniel, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Daniel,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I think I can safely say that none of the Sir Henry de Hands have any connection to Margaret Beaufort.

    The sad truth is that once you...
  12. Thread: Pitkethly

    by Pam Downes
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    Belize will come under the list of Central...

    Belize will come under the list of Central American countries in the link to Cyndi's List that Christina posted in message #3. However, the link to 'General resources' led to a security warning so I...
  13. Thread: Pitkethly

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    You're on fire with those two finds, Alma....

    You're on fire with those two finds, Alma. :smile5:

    Pam
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    The birth registration in Chard in 1845 has a...

    The birth registration in Chard in 1845 has a mother's maiden name of BAKER, not Trask.

    Pam
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    The 1842 record probably refers to the Abraham...

    The 1842 record probably refers to the Abraham Isaac, aged 8, who's in the same household as Deborah and Elias in he 1851 census. HO107/1853 folio 277 page 28

    Pam
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    Service records for personnel who served in the...

    Service records for personnel who served in the British military after 1922 are still held by the Ministry of Defence and are not available to the general public.

    Reading this, (open...
  17. Thread: Eliza Cates

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    Sorry, think you can probably forget that one. ...

    Sorry, think you can probably forget that one.
    Found some earlier birth registrations with mmn Brewer - Amy Eleanor 1866, William Christopher 1868, and Eliza Louisa 1871, which seem to match a...
  18. Thread: Eliza Cates

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    Have you ruled out the Eliza Ann Cates, birth...

    Have you ruled out the Eliza Ann Cates, birth registered June quarter 1876, Marylebone registration district?
    Mother's maiden name Brewer.

    Pam
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    I've had further inspiration! (Yep, it surprised...

    I've had further inspiration! (Yep, it surprised me too. :biggrin:)

    If you click on the FAQ link in the blue banner across the top of the home page and then scroll to the bottom of the page, you...
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    Hello Henry's Grandad, Like Lesley, I've been...

    Hello Henry's Grandad,

    Like Lesley, I've been scratching my head about the 'side bar' and the post button, and precisely where you read it.

    I think I might have solved the first part of the...
  21. I'm not sure if it's me, or whether other people...

    I'm not sure if it's me, or whether other people are equally confused by your post.
    It's headed Richard Baker but in the second sentence you say
    I appreciate the two families are linked

    but it...
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    Sorry, Peter, but the copies from the...

    Sorry, Peter, but the copies from the churches/chapels are sent to the register office for the district, from where they're forwarded to the GRO. (That's why the local register office couldn't...
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    All the quarters for Bootle in 1838 have similar...

    All the quarters for Bootle in 1838 have similar letters beside them. As do the two quarters in 1837.
    My guess is that the marriage registers from Bootle (the one in Cumberland) were late being...
  24. If you know whereabouts in the UK his family...

    If you know whereabouts in the UK his family (wife or parents as applicable) lived, check out local papers for their area via either the British Newspaper Archive or Findmypast. FMP has all that the...
  25. I have no expertise, so am not going to attempt...

    I have no expertise, so am not going to attempt an answer but the tutorials (which cover documents from different years) might help.
    https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography/

    Pam
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