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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 12:19 AM
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  1. Post Origins of George Alfred Wood, 1820 settler

    I am seeking help in finding additional information about the origins of George Alfred Wood, b. 1805 Camberwell, London and d. 1884 Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. We know the names of his parents (George Alfred Wood Sr and Martha Wood). But we know little else about them. George Alfred...

    Started by ericwood‎, 10-03-2018 7:29 PM
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  2. Land Tax Records

    I've been studying entries in the Surrey, England, Land Tax Records, 1780-1832 database on Ancestry and have noted some entries that under 'Names of Occupiers" appear to say "inmates" following the name of the Proprietor, e.g. Names of Proprietors: W Blasket Names of Occupiers: Blasket's...

    Started by davyr‎, 15-02-2018 2:31 PM
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  3. Poplar & Stepney Sick Asylum

    I'm trying to find the postal address of the Poplar and Stepney Sick Asylum, later known as St Andrews Hospital, in Devons Road, Bow. The ABCD 1934 London Street Directory shows it after No 73 Devons Road, but, did it have a Street Number, for convenience? For example, in Cheadle, Staffs, on...

    Started by peter nicholl‎, 19-05-2006 7:52 PM
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  4. Bramwell Gordon Hollis

    Bramwell Gordon Hollis was the son of Edgar Hollis and Beatrice Widdowson, and was born in Hackney, London on 17 January 1913. Bramwell was killed in the sinking of the HMS Hood in 1941. However, I am trying to find out about Bramwell's brother - I think he was born after Bramwell, but so far...

    Started by sharples44‎, 17-01-2018 8:34 AM
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  5. Smile Selby in Southwark

    Hi Everybody! My Name is Matt, I'm from Toronto, Canada and I've been doing research into some specific people in my family tree but sadly I've hit a full stop. My great x4 grandfather on my mothers side and his brothers were all criminals in Southwark, England active between the 1880s and 1900s....

    Started by Mattisafish‎, 12-01-2018 1:54 AM
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  6. Searching for William Corderoy

    Hi Forum members, William Corderoy, of South Bowenfels, NSW died at the age of 85 years. William came to the district circa 1854. The same age at death appears on his death certificate. His obituary from the Lithgow Mercury Friday June 24 1898, states he was a native of Kensington London, and...

    Started by ExDevonport‎, 26-10-2008 1:09 AM
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  7. Homewood Family

    Hello, might there be anyone out there researching the Homewood family in Spitalfields, around 1630s through to the 1880s? I'm getting very confused and would love to discuss. Thanks Steve

    Started by Stevebuckley‎, 04-01-2018 9:40 PM
    golden harp, golden heart, homewood, spitalfields
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  8. Lloyd George Domesday Survey of London 1910

    This is now available on The Genealogist (pay per view, although an initial free search may be done) at https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/lloyd-george-domesday/ Useful for pinpointing a London address from the 1911 census if the road no longer exists or the numbering has been changed. Also gives...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 24-11-2017 10:50 AM
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  9. Dorothy Cowan

    Dorothy Cowan b.30 Jun 1909, St George in the East. Mother Eliza Cowan nee Killingback, father unknown. Eliza died 1910 in Colney Hatch. Dorothy was then ‘in care’. I have all her social care records, I think, these include care records of 3 children she had out of wedlock. Her whereabouts...

    Started by sallyj1708‎, 30-10-2017 10:52 AM
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  10. The Taylor Sisters.

    Marchant Taylor married Emma Read 1886. The following siblings arrived commencing with : Annie b 1888, d 1952. Edith b 1893, d1914. Louise Florence b1897, d1927. Clara b 1903. Rose Elizabeth b 1906. Recently a descendant of these ladies has died, as a result information and family...

    Started by Joe90‎, 29-09-2017 5:46 PM
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  11. Royal Navy/London,3rd.Gt.Grandfather lost.

    I was researching my Donnelly family from the London area, circa 1809-1867, many years ago, and have now decided to try and start again, they need to be found !! My research got back to my Gt.Gt.Grandfather SILVESTER ( SYLVESTER) DONNELLY, born approx. 1809 who married ELIZABETH McCABE at...

    Started by BernieFD‎, 01-11-2010 10:36 PM
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  12. Samuel Heath, Newington Parish, London

    Need assistance in obtaining information on a Samuel Heath who is my GGG grandfather. I believe died before the 1941 Census as there is no record of him in 1841 or beyond. His son Albion was on his own in Wales in the 1841 census but I have a few solid clues to his past. 1. I believe I have...

    Started by roysloan‎, 19-01-2009 5:35 PM
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  13. Cool Gates Family in England

    Hello everybody, Was wondering if anybody is reaching the family of John and Eliza (Elizabeth ) Gates? They only information I have on the family is on the baptisim records of their four children (may be more but have not found). Children: George Gates born 31 Dec 1842..Frederick Gates born 20...

    Started by Sharon Medley‎, 16-07-2005 5:42 PM
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  14. Locate M.Weldon,Princess Rd,Kilburn,LonNW6

    We have Birth cert for my Mother "Margaret Weldon" born July 10 1932 at 245 Twyford Lodge, Acton Lane . Her Mothers name listed on the cer is also "Margaret Weldon" (domestic servant )of 6 St. Pauls Avenue, Cricklewood, Willesden . We also have address at Princess Road, Kilburn, London NW6 as...

    Started by Margaret Weldon‎, 03-08-2017 7:26 PM
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  15. Westminster Rate Books

    Seeking help in interpreting Westminster Rate Books. In particular, who was liable for the rates - owner, occupier, or either depending on circumstances. I have numerous entries pertaining to three generations of one branch of my family dating from the late 1700s through the mid-1800s. I would...

    Started by jmduke‎, 23-06-2017 2:14 PM
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  16. The Powells

    Is there a descendent out there of Henry Lewis Powell born in hackney in 1885 died 1965 address at death was 71 Manor road Leyton He married Elizabeth Sutherland Pell in 1918 they had 4 children twins Joyce and George then Jean and Leslie.My husband is one of Joyces children Is anyone out there...

    Started by bedfordn@sky.co‎, 27-02-2009 5:25 PM
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    10-07-2017, 8:04 AM Go to last post
  17. My Ulrich/Ulrick Grandfathers - Help please!

    I am looking for any help with my Ulrich/Ulrick Grandfathers on my mothers side as I do not have any Christian names for my Grandfather, Gt Grandfather and Gt Gt Grandfather. I know that before the 1914 WW1 war the name was spelt Ulrich (with the h) but from 1914 they spelt it Ulrick (with the k)...

    Started by matchstix‎, 23-07-2013 5:44 PM
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  18. Cohen

    I am desperate to find the maiden name of Yetta (Henrietta?) Cohen married to Barnett Israel Cohen of 18 Booth street, Spittalfields in around 1881. Thank you if this is possible Jaqui Gee Sylvan

    Started by jaquigee‎, 29-03-2017 3:37 PM
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  19. James WALBOURN B C1800

    Seeking birth/baptism for James WALBOURN pos around St Pancras or Holborn where siblings were bap. Any help would be much appreciated. Alison.

    Started by abrinson‎, 22-03-2017 11:22 PM
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  20. John WELLINGS mar Elizabeth ? C1830

    Seeking mar of John WELLINGS and Elizabeth ? C1830. The couple had 11 Children all bap between 1832 and 1856 in Shoreditch. I believe Elizabeth was b C1814 in Shoreditch. Not sure why????

    Started by KayeCrett‎, 20-03-2017 10:59 PM
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