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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Here's...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Here's some odd bits of info in case you don't have them.
    Septimus was 15413 Private Walker. He died on 22 Aug 1915 and is on panel 135-137 of the Helles...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum,...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Domeyhead, and thanks for that evidence.

    Unfortunately, you've joined a very old thread (see top left of the messages) and Frank W is no longer a member...
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    Sticky: The good news is that Scotlands People now also...

    The good news is that Scotlands People now also has the 1921 census for Scotland online HERE. As with everything else on SP is that the index (which gives you superficial data - name, age,...
  4. I have always known "tenements" to be what we...

    I have always known "tenements" to be what we call "blocks of flats", but of the sort for working folk, not the well-off. They could be a single room or several. They still exist in Edinburgh and...
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    I feel the need for a large piece of graph paper...

    I feel the need for a large piece of graph paper and some colored pens!
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    Should you want to know more about the system in...

    Should you want to know more about the system in Scotland, I've written a set of stickies at the head of the General Scottish forum. BMDs are HERE. The important things to remember are that they...
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    Usually if I've been to SP I don't bother...

    Usually if I've been to SP I don't bother checking with Ancestry. However, they link Sarah Anderson to a Sarah Glover Prince and a child called Sarah Paterson Prince - no dates of course...
    Chasing...
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    Just suggestions, but could the stepfather have...

    Just suggestions, but could the stepfather have not accepted her? Were the other grandparents both dead when they emigrated?
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    Is there a chance that Mum was involved with Mr...

    Is there a chance that Mum was involved with Mr Glover and Mr Prince and changed the child’s name each time? One might even be the missing father in the birth certificate. They are unusual surnames...
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    I assume that your data in #1 came from the 1891?...

    I assume that your data in #1 came from the 1891? Born Old Machar, living in Angus?

    I searched for births of any Sarah 1864-1867 Old Machar and found a Sarah Adamson (illeg) b. 6 Apr 1864 to...
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    Scotlands People does not show Sarah Prince,...

    Scotlands People does not show Sarah Prince, Adamson or Glover in 1865/66 for Aberdeenshire or even Scotland-wide. Not Sara or Sarah.. No girls called Prince.. 25 girls called Glover, none called...
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    Since you are certain that he’s dead, why not...

    Since you are certain that he’s dead, why not tell us his name? You never know what clues people can find.
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    Have you checked his local newspapers?

    Have you checked his local newspapers?
  14. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Natalie....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Natalie.
    As you look around the site, you will see that the scope of the forum is somewhat broader than only military records. This site is owned by Forces...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy forum, Muriel. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy forum, Muriel.

    Sadly, the OP on this thread (aussiemez) is no longer a memeber of the group (you can see this because they are tagged as a "guest" under their...
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    I can't find the couple in a census search for...

    I can't find the couple in a census search for England.
    Two things that you may have checked - a marriage in Ireland and the spelling Houlahan which comes up often...
    I spend most of my time in...
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    People moved around in the 19thC more than we...

    People moved around in the 19thC more than we sometimes think. I see that you're searching Lancashire because of the birthplace of their son, your GGrandfather. Have you found them on a census? Where...
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    A couple of years ago I was checking farmhouse...

    A couple of years ago I was checking farmhouse residents for my OPS, and in one found a fairly young titled lady with the housekeeper as Head of Household, said Lady suffering from “general...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Matt. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Matt.
    Sadly, I have to point out that you have joined a very old thread. Jabwok is no longer a member, which is why she's tagged as "guest". Privacy...
  20. Ah, the "55" group were all signals Boy Entrants...

    Ah, the "55" group were all signals Boy Entrants who joined up straight from school and studied and qualified at RAF Cranwell before WW2. He was the secretary of their Association and I inherited his...
  21. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Jim. I...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Jim.

    I thought that my collection of RAF abbreviations was extensive, but yours do not appear.
    Looking at the context on my Dad's forms, it looks to refer...
  22. Thread: WW11

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    Thank you! Is this the UK branch of Anc?

    Thank you! Is this the UK branch of Anc?
  23. Welcome to British Genealogy Teresa. Sadly, the...

    Welcome to British Genealogy Teresa.
    Sadly, the OP is no longer a member - that is why they have the tag “guest” under their user name. We are not allowed to retain details about former members, so...
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    This thread is turning into a rather nice research thread and so I have moved it to our WW2 forum. The "Introduce yourself" forum is not really intended for research, and once the newest post on the...
  25. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. I’m...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.
    I’m sure that some help will appear, but while you wait, you could look at FreeBMD. Birth certificates started in England in 1837, and the census in 1841.
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