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  1. Question Lawlor of Lambeth

    I'm trying to trace ancestors of John Lawlor b abt 1883,in 1905 in Lambeth he married Rose Farren b 1885.Children were Rose Emma, John Joseph, Joseph James, Emma Eliza, Frederick W, and Francis A, all born in Lambeth I think. Johns father was also called John but I have no idea where he was born,...

    Started by aland‎, 16-09-2006 6:32 PM
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  2. Looking For Family - Rapley

    Hi, my name is Ronald Thomas. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 1950. I am looking for relatives in England. My Grandmother Annie Rapley was born 14 November 1894 (one of 11 children) (Father: Stephen Rapley and Mother: Eliza Crane) and in 1920 supposedly lived in Jubilee...

    Started by Missiletech‎, 22-09-2011 3:20 PM
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  3. Parentage, marriage of John Pierce born c1771

    Although I have records of Pierce’s living in Bermondsey through the 19th. Century, I hope that more records are now available to trace earlier details of John Pierce who died aged 86 in 1857. The 1851 census records his birth place as Lambeth. With his ever popular name of John and a surname that...

    Started by Downsman Mike‎, 18-03-2018 12:27 PM
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  4. Henry Johnson and Harriet Godfrey

    Edith Annie Johnson was born on 21st June 1872, Ladbroke Road, Reigate. She was baptised on 8th August 1872 Saint Matthew, Redhill, Surrey. I cannot find a census entry for her parents in 1871, can anyone help? According to her birth certificate her father Henry Johnson was a plumber. Edith's...

    Started by Diamond‎, 06-09-2017 6:58 PM
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  5. July Mary Hughes in 1891

    Hi Please can you help I am looking for July Mary Hughes born 1883 St Saviour Southwark I believe her father name was John on her wedding cert it says he was a coachman and dead by 1914 when she married William Henry Norris. I have found her in 1901 in Machynlleth Wales with her aunt and...

    Started by slewis‎, 13-10-2017 3:06 PM
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  6. Question Hillside Prep School, Godalming

    Can anyone out there tell me where this school was? It was attended by Aldous Huxley, Tyrone Guthrie and Sir John Gielgud among others. And run by a Mr Gidley Robinson. Grateful for any info. Thanks. Alison

    Started by OwlsburyAli‎, 16-01-2009 10:25 AM
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  7. LUKER family Walton on Thames

    Looking for LUKER family Walton on Thames, Surrey in 1841, 1851, 1861 Census's. Henry (b.1778) + Charis(b.1790) Berkshire Henry (b.1806) Walton - on 1871 Census in Richmond Thomas (b.1804) Walton Charles (b.1809) Walton Ann (b.1809) Walton (never married) on 1881 Census in Walton Sophia...

    Started by Chalkie‎, 26-02-2005 6:44 PM
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  8. Maud Jane Gardner

    Do you remember the Gardners? Did they live next to you? (A question obviously addressed to members of the older generation). After much consideation I am convinced that the Edward Gardner who died 29/09/1936 at the Duchess Nursing Home in Marylebone was the Edward Thomas Gardner who had married...

    Started by FredP‎, 20-09-2011 2:03 PM
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  9. Who was SAL Freakes

    I have found a male Christening record in 1772 on IGI for a SAL Freakes of Worplesdon . Can anyone tell me if Sal is an abbreviation or whether that was his name? :)

    Started by Horatiosdau‎, 26-08-2008 6:12 PM
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  10. Unknown Relatives

    Hi. I do hope this photo will be allowed on the site and I am in the right forum for this request. This is a photo from what looks like the 1940s/50s ? My Great grandmother Ada Alice Fry Nee Johnston (Sept 1890-June 1988) is in the photo. This photo must have meant something to her, as she...

    Started by Janette1169‎, 25-04-2016 10:08 AM
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  11. Unhappy Can't find Birdle or is it Burdsdale, Suffolk

    My ancestor, Ann Bailey (born circa 1780-died 1867), has two references to her place of birth in Suffolk. When her son, Aaron Wilkinson, was baptized in Sunderland, Durham in 1810, she said her birth place was Burdle, Suffolk. In the 1861 census entry for her as widow Ann Craven, age 82, living...

    Started by Cary Christopher‎, 29-04-2016 6:06 AM
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  12. Parish records 1813+ St Mary Rotherhithe

    I note on the website I am subscribed too that their records for the above and St Mary Magdeline only go up to 1812 and am looking for records beyond this date either CD or another website. Can anyone help please

    Started by Jane Gee‎, 06-04-2016 9:11 AM
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    09-04-2016, 9:32 AM Go to last post
  13. Cheam Common, St Philip

    Prior to purchasing the mircrofiche, I'm wondering if someone out there might have a copy of the Monumental inscriptions for Cheam Common, St Philip that is available from the East Surrey Family History Society. I'm looking for my great grandmother Sarah Ada Peskett that was buried there on...

    Started by limeyrr‎, 06-04-2016 10:35 PM
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    Looking for a marriage somewhere near Clapham Surrey late 1750s to early 1760s of a Thomas Holliday to an Elizabeth possibly Wickersham. All their children were baptised at Clapham but there is no record of their being married there.

    Started by virginia stokes‎, 20-06-2009 8:54 AM
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    05-04-2016, 8:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Smile Red Cross Street in Southwark cir 1837

    I bid you all hello Does any forum members know where I am able to locate Red Cross Street, St.Saviour Southwarks in surry (I think) I have tried without any luck to find its location this street apears on census and B/Cirtificates but as long sinces been removed my guess its that is now a...

    Started by paul searing‎, 25-03-2009 8:12 PM
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  16. Nicholson family of Croydon

    Seeking descendants or information relating to John Nicholson (1817-1879)and his wife Mary Chandler (1813-1860's) who were married at St Mary's, Lambeth, Surrey. They had 10 children, Robert, Emily, Sarah, Mary, Susan, Eliza, Louisa, Jane, Fanny and Elizabeth (who I believe was married to a...

    Started by ken halliday‎, 20-12-2015 1:27 AM
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  17. Thomas (Stanley?) King, Bertha Dearing, m.

    Hi looking for more information on Thomas (Stanley?) King and Bertha Dearing I have not been able to find their marriage. ages unknown. Children are Mabel, Harold and Ronald E. Ronald E was born in July 1913 at Bartlett cottages in Purley in the sub district of coulsdon, district of Croydon. ...

    Started by Charlotte E‎, 10-10-2015 4:00 AM
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  18. William Bowkett Excise waitor

    Hello, to Surrey from Brookline, Mass. William Bowkett of the parish of Christ Church Surrey, excise man, was married to Ann Attwood in 1770. The couple had two children, Ann and William. The borders of the documents are frayed but the children were born about 1771. There also was a William...

    Started by BMcAleer‎, 04-07-2015 9:53 PM
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    09-07-2015, 3:18 PM Go to last post
  19. Verrico Hairdresser

    Would you have any photos of this hairdressers, as I believe this run by 2 brothers with other one called Pasqualine. My wife believe Pasqualine to be her Grandfather who took his own life when he was 55, he lived at 2a Great Dover Street with his partner Alice.

    Started by Matt77‎, 28-06-2015 7:59 PM
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    01-07-2015, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  20. John Wallington missing between 1881- 1902

    Hi. I am trying to find John Wallington born 1872 . I found him in 1881 iving with his parents John and Mary. Brothers William 10, Joseph 5 and Thomas 1. In Finsbury. But after that I can't find him until he married in 1902. Is there anyone who would like to see if they can find him.

    Started by sulee‎, 28-01-2015 12:27 AM
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