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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bedlam Burial Ground registers

    Londoners/people who work in the capital/people who watched Channel 4 the other weekend/BBC2 sometime last year are probably aware of the Crossrail project which will mean you can travel from Reading in the west straight through to the eastern side of London without the hassle of changing on to...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 30-07-2015 1:19 AM
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  1. Trying to find Rose Collins birth abt 1894

    Hi, I have been trying to find Rose Collins who was born in West Ham abt 1894. Her mother was Alice Collins. I have found her sister Ethel's birth and christening details in 1892, father unknown but nothing for Rose. On her marriage certificate Rose Constance Collins married John William Marks...

    Started by rose smith‎, 08-08-2016 11:49 AM
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  2. Claremont House

    I am looking for information on Claremont House, Kentish Town, St Pancras. I have a possible ancestor living there on the 1851 census.It is obviously a school of some kind but so far I have been unable to find anything about it. I am looking for information of how long children stayed there and...

    Started by Elley‎, 21-03-2008 5:16 PM
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  3. What became of the Dysons from Canning Town?

    Can anyone tell me what became of the Dysons who lived at 10 Coolfin Road, Canning Town from c 1890? in 1891 Census (c) National Archives - RG12/1318 f 55 p9 William F Dyson 26, Railway Servant b Lambeth Annie E Dyson 27, b Redbridge, Hants Burrows F Dyson 2, b Weymouth in 1901 Census...

    Started by FredP‎, 29-06-2012 3:54 PM
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  4. Vidler Marylebone

    Looking for details, re my gr.gr. grandfather, George Vidler 1809-1875. Married 1834 at Christ Church Marylebone, Edith Elizabeth King. I am having trouble establishing parents. Perhaps Edward and Ann Elizabeth Major .

    Started by Norman Mervyn‎, 30-03-2016 7:21 AM
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  5. Bradbrook/Potter

    Not as yet very experienced at o/seas searches but will learn more as time goes on. I have a Richard Alexander BRADBROOK Born 30.08.1882 in South Australia. Married Elizabeth Jane POTTER at Parish Church Stepney London 05.03.1905. Elizabeth was 20 years, her father William. Richard was 22...

    Started by jennyadams‎, 23-02-2014 3:28 AM
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  6. Searching for Thomas Randall, Jeweller c.1820

    Please can anyone help me as I am tearing my hair out!! I have a copy of the original Baptism entry for Mary Ann Randall at St George, Bloomsbury on 25th January 1818. Her parents are Thomas and Mary Randall and their abode is Little Earl Street, St Giles in the Fields. Thomas is listed as a...

    Started by dogaholic‎, 23-02-2016 7:59 PM
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  7. Ingress Abbey

    Well, I though the 1939 register would hold few surprises for me, as so many of my ancestors were in the colonies, but today has thrown up a surprising result for my mother. My parents married in 1938 in South Africa and came to London for my father to study at RADA. When war broke out he was...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 16-02-2016 6:05 PM
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  8. Help with Fanny and George Williams please

    Hi I am looking for George David Williams born 1853 Bermondsey and his wife Fanny born 1851 Debenham Suffolk, they married in 1874 I found them in 1881 at 16 Seldon terrace Camberwell, George was a carman, I have had no more luck finding them, please can any one help. kind regards sue

    Started by slewis‎, 09-02-2016 5:15 PM
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  9. all saint sisters of the poor

    can anybody tell me anything about the all saints sisters of the poor, in st marylebone margaret street and what happened to the girls there in the 1870.

    Started by mickbutters‎, 28-01-2016 9:00 PM
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  10. industrial school

    can anyone shed any light on an industrial school in norwood london run by a man named frederick aubin or know of any books on the school thanks mick.

    Started by mickbutters‎, 18-01-2016 3:41 PM
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  11. Smile MILNE, WALLIS, LAITY, SIMS, JAMES

    I would be grateful for contact with anyone tracing the MILNE family of Finchley and Dane End, 1755 - 1865, the WALLIS, SIMS and JAMES families of Tower Hamlets, 1820 - 1880 and the LAITY family of Helston, 1710 - 1855. Thankyou, Desley

    Started by deeree‎, 28-05-2009 12:08 PM
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  12. Abraham died, did he not, he must have done?

    In 1881 Mary Elizabeth Kruger is with her Dutch parents, George (a Bootmaker) and Mary, in St. George in the East, Middx. She is aged 9, born 1871 in St. George in the East. RG11/450 F.122 p.50 In June 1890 Mary Kruger marries Abraham Blankhart. (Poplar 1c/1139). I don't have that...

    Started by Mutley‎, 31-01-2012 12:40 AM
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  13. problem with Find my past.

    I have always used Ancestry, ( full membership ), tried FMP years ago and got nowhere. However I recently received from someone a marriage entry with all the info, including the witnesses who were present. Now Ancestry did not have the certificate to view in London marriages & banns. They had the...

    Started by silverday‎, 21-10-2015 11:24 AM
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  14. Louisa Jane WILLIAMS nee MOLLOY b. 1873 Dover

    I've put this under the London Forum as this is the last known address for Louisa Jane MOLLOY (born 11th May 1873 d. Charles MOLLOY) on her marriage to Arthur WILLIAMS (age 29 a Seaman s. of John WILLIAMS, Carpenter) 24th September 1893 at St. Matthew's? Church Newington. Although the marriage...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 21-10-2015 10:09 PM
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  15. William Wren burial record died 1939

    I am trying to track down the burial site for my grandfather William Wren: William Wren Birth 13 JUL 1890 8 Lydia St, Mile End Old Town, London, England Death 29 AUG 1939 London Hospital - residence 52 Eastfield St, Stepney, London I haven't been able to trace this online - can...

    Started by mtw63‎, 17-10-2015 9:59 AM
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  16. London's Lost Burial Ground

    if any UK members missed tonight's documentary about the 17th century burial ground uncovered by the Crossrail excavations, and the fascinating research resulting from it about life in London and causes of death, then I recommend downloading it from iPlayer. It was on Channel 4.

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 20-09-2015 8:40 PM
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  17. Question Morgan Crucible Battersea

    My gt grandfather was a Cooper living in Battersea. I always believed that he made barrels for beer, but I have just discovered he worked for the Crucible Works in Battersea. I googled this and found Morgan Crucible Works. I am now confused as to what his job could have entailed. They made...

    Started by sue2white‎, 03-04-2009 5:48 PM
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  18. Queens Street, Chelsea

    I have looked for Queens Street, Chelsea, which is a location in the 1851 census, but cannot find it in Multimap. Does anyone know what it is now called? thanks, Pete

    Started by bearkin‎, 21-02-2005 6:38 PM
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  19. 2 Grove Road, Richmond

    Not sure if I am posting this in the correct Forum. I am trying to find out if 2 Grove Road, Richmond was a residential house in 1947, or perhaps a nursing home or hospital. I have a death certificate and this is the address of the deceased. I have checked Google maps but the car wizzed...

    Started by suemalings‎, 13-06-2011 7:34 PM
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  20. Thomas Bullen

    My 4x great grandfather was Thomas Bullen who married Mary Wilkinson on 17 July 1785 at Saint Botolph, Bishopsgate, London. Thomas and Mary had at least one son John Brook bap 18 June 1786 at St Botolphs. Any info on Thomas or his family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Katy

    Started by Katy‎, 05-07-2015 4:51 PM
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