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Includes all 'ancient' parishes south of the River Thames, e.g. Camberwell, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, Newington, Southwark, Lambeth, Battersea and Wandsworth.

  1. Red face Blackburn Cottages, Epsom Common

    My grandmother, Louisa May Tichener (later Sparrow) was born at Blackburn Cottages in February 1882. I have seen a photograph of the cottages as they are now (joined into one, it seems) but I don't know exactly where they are. Anyone here have local knowledge? I used to live in Epsom, but I never...

    Started by Allan F Sparrow‎, 12-07-2013 5:25 PM
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  2. West Surrey's

    Having some trouble solving a mystery. Kenneth A Stewart was a great uncle of mine, he was born in Dingwall, Ross Shire on 13th of May 1900 and his parents were Alexander Stewart and Christina Matheson. Mystery begins with a photo and an article in my local paper, The Ross Shire Journal dated...

    Started by kenbhoy‎, 04-07-2013 10:06 PM
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  3. Ernest W J & Kitty Robinson

    Does anyone have any information about the following; Ernest W J Robinson and his wife Kitty (nee Osborne) and also their son Timothy?

    Started by topo60‎, 24-05-2013 2:23 PM
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  4. George Henry Steward, born 1819, Southwark

    Looking for information on George Henry Steward, my gg grandfather. He was probably born in Southwark in 1819 (1851 census - age 32) He married Elizabeth Forsdick at St George Martyr, Southwark on 7 Dec 1845. He died 21 July 1860 I cannot find him in 1841 census so only have 1851 to go on...

    Started by Andrew Mead‎, 20-05-2013 9:01 AM
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  5. Lightbulb Coxhead

    Looking for Thomas Coxhead & Charlotte Bean m. 1817 St. Giles, Camberwell, Surrey. Son Thomas William Coxhead b. 7/3/1818 at Dulwich College. Any help would be fantastic. Regards, Gary, Australia.

    Started by Gary.‎, 08-12-2012 11:01 AM
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  6. COLLIER family in STOKE NEXT GUILDFORD?

    Is anyone else tracing the COLLIER family who were living in STOKE next GUILDFORD in the 1670/90's? I have researched one branch and their children but would be interested in exchanging information with others.

    Started by rogereye‎, 12-04-2013 1:35 PM
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  7. How to identify persons in photo?

    I have a copy of a photo of G'Parents taken in Croydon, with other persons unknown to me. When I viewed & copied the photo I saw written in pencil 1932. (almost certain, not 1923) My Mother left this home in 1927 for Australia, so she is not present in piccy. Her elder Sister, Mother, Father,...

    Started by Waitabit‎, 04-03-2013 9:33 AM
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  8. Joseph Godman 1861-1935 Park Hatch

    Hi. I have a photo of my grandmother's employer in the late 1920s - early 30s, whom I believe to be Joseph Godman, but which I would dearly love to confirm. If you could help source another confirmed photo, or know of the Godman family's address around that time (did any of them live in Forest...

    Started by Simon Hayward‎, 11-05-2012 9:05 AM
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  9. Sylvester Buildings. Camberwell

    Does anyone know where Sylvester Buildings were? The address was in a school admittance in 1900. . I presume it's Camberwell, As the family always lived in that area. I tried googling it, but I could only find that there had been a Sylvester Road in Camberwell, but I couldn't find out where that...

    Started by sulee‎, 21-02-2013 7:53 PM
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  10. Orphanage in Bermondsey area circ 1888

    Hi, I wonder if anyone can help me find records for orphanages in the above area. My information is that William James middlemiss was put in an orphanage when his father died in 1888. William would have been 6 years old.

    Started by Wendy Jean‎, 09-10-2012 7:06 AM
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  11. Johns Bldgs, St Albans Bldgs & China Walk

    Hi All, Does anyone know where these places were in Lambeth, as I have several ancestors who lived there. Im in Australia, so no hope of going snooping Im afraid. Thanks.

    Started by foxgrapes‎, 26-09-2012 7:03 AM
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    13-01-2013, 1:00 AM Go to last post
  12. Earlswood, Surrey

    A little bit of help, please. I have discovered that my Gran (Louisa Maud GOLDSMITH) in the 1911 census was a servant to a Charles NICHOLAS and residing at Oakcroft, Brambletye Park, Earlswood, Surrey, aged 17. (RG14 PN3226 SN107 refers) I have had a bit of a google to see if I could find...

    Started by Jan1954‎, 31-12-2012 5:15 PM
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  13. The Damerell / Damiral family in Bermondsey

    I have recently switched to looking at the Damiral branch of my family tree and I'm currently stuck on a Henry Damiral who I believe is my 4 x great grandfather. I have found the baptism record for my 3 x great grandfather who was born to Henry & Jane Damiral at Bermondsey in 1814. However,...

    Started by RobinC‎, 16-10-2011 9:05 PM
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  14. Nicholson family of Croydon

    I am Ken Halliday, living at Sandy Flat, south of Tenterfield, NSW Australia. I would like to know about the Nicholson family who were living at 1 Croydon Crst, Broad Green, Croydon, Surrey at the time of the 1871 census. Head of the house was John (53) and his wife Amelia (54) and living with...

    Started by ken halliday‎, 02-10-2012 12:54 AM
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  15. Maria Woodley Bigg - Born abt 1801

    Can anyone help me find information on a Maria Woodley Bigg who was born, Surrey abt 1801. She married a Samuel Turner Wood in St mary, Newington Surrey in 1822. I'm interested in finding her parents etc. I found an entry in the Gentlemans Magazine that said she was the daughter of a T Bigg, but on...

    Started by Mrmaccy‎, 29-05-2012 1:23 PM
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  16. I wonder if he is one of mine?

    1911 census has Robert Joseph Smith born abt 1893 in Brixton. He was living in Beckenham, Kent as the nephew of Thomas and Mary Ann Sweeting. He was a Caddy on the Golf Links! (that's a new one for me) RG14/3687 SN 143 A Thomas Sweeting and a Mary A Luxford are on the same page as marrying at...

    Started by Mutley‎, 23-09-2012 12:21 AM
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  17. Private Car Hire firms in the 1970's

    I am trying to find a list -preferably with additional information such as the address and officers and directors -of such a firm that was in operation between 1973 and 1980 in Kingston-upon-Thames. At present all I have is his marriage certificate and both he and his intended were indicated as...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 26-07-2012 5:10 PM
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  18. Missing Year 1826 from Ancestry

    With great delight I have found a much wanted marriage on the IGI Thomas Downs m. Elizabeth Shien ( she was Sheehan) 26 July 1826. St Mary Newington, Southwark. I go to Ancestry to see it and find the on-line marriage records go from 1825 to 1827 and all other years continuous. Now I...

    Started by DocDAve‎, 20-06-2012 5:27 PM
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    20-06-2012, 6:12 PM Go to last post
  19. RG9/437.....@!?*#!!!.... A-------y errors

    If you have a subscription to A------y take a look at this piece as an example of a database display cockup. SELECT 1861 CENSUS, THEN USE THE BROWSE PANEL, AND SELECT THE DETAILS AS BELOW: County SURREY, Parish CHIDDINGFOLD, and ED13 You should see part of the census page in the photo...

    Started by Frank W‎, 09-06-2012 3:47 PM
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  20. 1854 epidemics in Surrey/ London

    Having discovered the burial date of my Gt.Gt.Grand Aunt & her Husband to be the same date as my Birthday but 90 years earlier, I saw also many peope buried on the same day at Nunhead cemetery & days immediately before & after. After wandering around Nunhead thanks to kind souls who put photos...

    Started by Waitabit‎, 03-06-2012 5:27 AM
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