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    . Earlier today there were not only blue skies...

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    Earlier today there were not only blue skies over West Sussex, but there was also some extremely blue air as I lost a lengthy message. I will now try to remember everything I said. :smile5:
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    Boots might have their own archives. Or possibly...

    Boots might have their own archives. Or possibly did years ago, but then donated them to somewhere like Nottinghm(shire) Archives/Record Office.

    Pam
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    Angela, I have had to slightly alter the wording...

    Angela, I have had to slightly alter the wording of your post and remove the names of the children who are probably still living.


    Electoral rolls will confirm the names of people who were...
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    I told you in post #25 about accessing Scottish...

    I told you in post #25 about accessing Scottish records.



    Pam
  5. Phil, I have nothing very helpful to add, but...

    Phil,

    I have nothing very helpful to add, but presumably Archibald's age at death equals a birth c1826.
    Have you checked newspapers for an obituary for him, and possibly Emily?

    I don't know...
  6. Thread: Phil Myhre

    by Pam Downes
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    Hi Phil, There's no need to introduce...

    Hi Phil,

    There's no need to introduce yourself every time you return to the forum. Just post your query, regardless of whether it's ten days or ten years since you last visited. :smile5:

    And...
  7. Phil as the query isn't about you I have...

    Phil

    as the query isn't about you I have re-named this thread 'Archibald Morgan (born 1826 Aberdeenshire?)', and because it covers several aspects (Scotland, army, emigration) for the moment I've...
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    Thanks for the correction re the online indexes....

    Thanks for the correction re the online indexes.
    Web page duly bookmarked. :smile5:

    Pam
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    Free online Australian newspapers....

    Free online Australian newspapers.
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/

    The Western Australia government https://www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/ doesn't seem to have an online BMD index so you might have to...
  10. Free access to London Metropolitan Archives

    Well, some of the records anyway, in addition to the parish registers. From today (18 May) till 31 May.

    Courtesy of Peter Calver of Lost Cousins. ...
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    Firstly - Excellent detective work, Christina....

    Firstly -
    Excellent detective work, Christina. :smile5:


    From what I can find out from using a search engine, recent Australian censuses are more frequent than ours (since 1961 every five years...
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    FMP have a transcript in their Somerset Baptism...

    FMP have a transcript in their Somerset Baptism Index.
    Job Stone, baptised 15 June 1814 at South Petherton, son of Samuel and Mary. Samuel was a labourer.

    Drat. He might not be the one you want,...
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    I'm sorry to hear about your health problems,...

    I'm sorry to hear about your health problems, Jill, but frankly unless you have a load more information you're not telling us about (such as Jane Watson being a visitor from Australia and therefore...
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    I'll pick this bit out so my reply to it doesn't...

    I'll pick this bit out so my reply to it doesn't get lost.

    If you are not already a member of your local library, you should be able to go the the library website, and then sign up and get a...
  15. Thread: Hello

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    Hello again bluentmo. :smile5: The key to...

    Hello again bluentmo. :smile5:

    The key to finding your ancestors is the same as it's always been.
    Start with yourself, and then gradually work backwards.
    If you really have no knowledge about...
  16. You might also be able to access either/or...

    You might also be able to access either/or Ancestry and Findmypast (FMP) for free through your local library. Although the libraries are currently closed you should be able to join remotely.

    Don't...
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    Hello Ellie, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Ellie,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    There's nothing our sleuths like better than a good skeleton, so find a suitable forum and get posting.

    Don't forget to say things such...
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    Jill, you are trying to make facts fit, and I'm...

    Jill, you are trying to make facts fit, and I'm not sure that they do.

    Fact one:


    Fact two:


    After admitting that you are just guessing with the Wilkinson surname, you then immediately...
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    Re Christina's post #4 with the marriages with...

    Re Christina's post #4 with the marriages with wrong district name or page number.

    Phillip - all the people listed with Joseph Cohen should have married in the same place (register office,...
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    I'm probably not adding any further knowledge but...

    I'm probably not adding any further knowledge but there are the following birth registrations, all in Norwich registration district, all with mother's maiden name of Gant.

    Sarah Ann, December...
  21. My memory on this is a bit hazy, but I vaguely...

    My memory on this is a bit hazy, but I vaguely remember reading somewhere that 'age 21' didn't necessarily mean they were actually 21. Merely that they were at least 21. i.e. they could have been any...
  22. The Salvation Army have a tracing service....

    The Salvation Army have a tracing service. Usually used to people who have lost touch with relatives over the years.
    Just checked. Currently unable to accept new queries....
  23. The police and the Salvation Army were my...

    The police and the Salvation Army were my thoughts, too, Megan.

    The only other alternative was to phone the local funeral companies. Relatively easy in small towns, but not so good in bigger...
  24. Hi Ivan 66, Lesley's probably indulging in...

    Hi Ivan 66,

    Lesley's probably indulging in her afternoon tea at the moment, so I'll reply on her behalf.
    History Topics Threads/ Posts is immediately before the county forums.

    This is the...
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    Hello Martin, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Martin,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    If you came to us via Forces War Racords, this will explain the connection, ...
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