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    A few months ago Anc** updated their ethnicity...

    A few months ago Anc** updated their ethnicity estimates and my results, and my brother's are much more in line with what the paper trail supports - Mine shows 92% England, Wales, Northwestern...
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    Have you ruled out the John Baptist who died in...

    Have you ruled out the John Baptist who died in Swansea in 1907? Long way from home, but the age does match.
  3. Manchester-born (Clayton) obit., Canada

    Online obit, surname Clayton, b. 1924, possibly a war bride? Died Sherbrooke, Quebec.

    https://casshomes.ca/en/death-notices/joyce-clayton-standish-155161/
  4. I found Eliza registered in 1856 under DWIRE,...

    I found Eliza registered in 1856 under DWIRE, mother 's maiden name Collins.
    There are other Dwire children registered but different maiden names, perhaps cousins?
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    I was surprised at the low number of Edward...

    I was surprised at the low number of Edward Borrowdales in the 1911.
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    Thank you. I don't think this is my Michael as...

    Thank you. I don't think this is my Michael as the birth registration is out by a year and a half compared to the date he gave on the 1939. Still possible, though.
    There was a Michael Conaboy...
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    Thank you, Megan. I have found no evidence that...

    Thank you, Megan. I have found no evidence that Mary had any children. There is a child, female, with them in 1939 with a different surname but she might have later married as Conroy - that one...
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    Thank you all for your replies. I will address...

    Thank you all for your replies. I will address them in more detail tomorrow!
    I forgot to add that the witnesses were Norah Conroy and either C. or E. Conroy and Edward Borrowdale.
    Mary's father...
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    It says by certificate. That is the address you...

    It says by certificate.
    That is the address you quoted that Mary gave as the informant when her father died in 1932.
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    Just updating this thread re Louisa Dumbrill...

    Just updating this thread re Louisa Dumbrill Oliver. I have received her birth certicate and her birthdate of 16 Sep 1869 matches the one for Louisa/Louise Burchitt (sic) living in Chipping Norton,...
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    Conroy/Jeff

    I have just received a marriage certificate for Mary Elizabeth Jeff, who married her second husband, Michael Conroy, as a 20 year old widow on 26 Dec 1929 at St. Michael's RC church in Newcastle on...
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    I found a death notice for Gertrude in the Sussex...

    I found a death notice for Gertrude in the Sussex Courier, 28 Jul 1939 on the British Newspaper Archives. She died during the preceding week. She was the daughter of Jesse, survived by husband...
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    Gertrude is on the 1911 census in Isfield,...

    Gertrude is on the 1911 census in Isfield, Sussex, age 29, dau. Of Jesse. She seems to be the only Gertrude M. Page, middle name Mabel. Ordering her death certif might show she was married to...
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    I have found a John A. Martin born same year, ...

    I have found a John A. Martin born same year, with probable wife Bridget, and a younger female Murphy on the 1939 Register in Find My Past. I am not sure how much information I am allowed to share...
  15. Whitaker/Best, Leeds (and Quebec, Canada)

    This funeral home website as a recent obituary for a Doris Whitaker Wilson, 90, whose parents were James Whitaker and Jane Best of Leeds, Yorkshire: casshomes.ca
    I found a marriage for James and...
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    I would have had my mother tested but she died...

    I would have had my mother tested but she died many years ago. My brother has been tested and his results are somewhat different, shows less Irish and a bit more British. My daughter, who has more...
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    I must confess my memory failed me - it was not...

    I must confess my memory failed me - it was not Edith that was left behind but a daughter of my friend's ancestors when they came to Canada. Charles, Edith's father, and her direct male ancestor...
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    This is actually a relative of someone I used to...

    This is actually a relative of someone I used to do family history with years ago. Eatherley is the correct spelling, and in fact is my friend's surname. I vaguely remember her talking about that...
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    Louisa was illegitimate and lost her mother at a...

    Louisa was illegitimate and lost her mother at a young age, maybe Alfred represented some kind of family to her. I wonder what happened to her and her two younger half-sisters immediately after...
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    Sorry, Christina, I obviously didn't read all of...

    Sorry, Christina, I obviously didn't read all of your post (29). So, a belated thank you.
    I am not upset, just surprised that it looks like they ended up together. Poor Louisa, though, her life was...
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    I have done a little more digging on this and...

    I have done a little more digging on this and have come to a possible (bizarre) conclusion that Alfred Samuel Burchett and his step daughter may have actually ended up living together, either married...
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    I want to thank everyone who helped me with this...

    I want to thank everyone who helped me with this query. Hopefully I will trace Hannah's death certificate.
    I have traced the two daughters Alfred had with Haanah, but not her daughter Louisa, the...
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    Yes this is Alfred's first offense. What a piece...

    Yes this is Alfred's first offense. What a piece of work he was! The Olive is not connected to my Olivers, just a coincidence. My mother was an Oliver, born in Heathfield.

    My query to the...
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    I am happy to say I am quite sure I have figured...

    I am happy to say I am quite sure I have figured ou ut the father of my great-granndfather through AncDNA. I am waiting for another of his descendant's kits to be completed to be more confident in...
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    Thank you Pam, I will look at those again.

    Thank you Pam, I will look at those again.
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