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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Family History Societies in Sussex

    Family History Societies exist to support and promote genealogical research. They are very useful resources in providing help, access to others researching the same surname or area and many also publish transcripts and indexes of records which can be purchased in different formats and may be...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 22-10-2008 7:32 PM
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  1. Girls Boarding School

    I wonder if anyone in the Brighton area would know about a Young Ladies seminar (presumably girls boarding school) in Brighton about 1870.My grandmother was said to have attended such a place. I am getting nowhere trying to find it though. nancyt

    Started by nancyt‎, 03-02-2008 11:03 PM
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  2. looking for info on John Griffin family

    Hi..looking for info on the family of John Griffin who died approx Jan 1917..looking for descendants living in and around Hastings, UK...wife Elizabeth Jane Boxall Hemmings Griffin

    Started by glendagriffin‎, 09-04-2012 3:20 PM
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  3. Census look up please

    A William Henry Saint was married 1867 in Brighton. I am wondering if he appears on the 1871 census in this area. Possible spouse name Fanny or MAry Jane. Thanks Jen

    Started by Jenjen‎, 30-06-2010 4:03 AM
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  4. Marriage Lookup - John VIDLER & Louisa AUSTIN

    I am unpicking a legal document about land/property transfer and trying to establish if I have the correct family. The document states - Louisa READ, wife of William READ, widow of John VIDLER , sister to Ann RICHARDSON and brother to Albert AUSTIN, plus a few other connections as well. If my...

    Started by Pandad‎, 13-03-2008 1:23 PM
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  5. Smile TRYING TO FIND LUSH (FORMALLY FRY) TITCHFIELD HAMPSHIRE

    I am trying to trace back my Husbands mothers family. (FRY).I am hoping some one could give me a starting point . please. they came from TITCHFIELD, HAMPSHIRE . Mother inlaws( Mothers name was Florence FRY. Married to FREDRICK LUSH.) Can someone see if they can find the Marriage for me....

    Started by SUSSEXDER‎, 19-02-2008 1:29 PM
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  6. Question HOW WOULD I FIND A BIRTH IN 1778,PLEASE.

    RICHARD NIGHTINGALE. BORN ABT, 1778 IN SUSSEX WARNHAM . MARRIED 13/9/1811 BRAMLEY SURREY. (TO MARY FRANCES.) DIED 18/7/1844. Still new to Ancestry, but I believe the Census did not begin till 1841,am I correct, so do I have to search Parish Records.? Where ever they are. Can anyone help me...

    Started by SUSSEXDER‎, 17-02-2008 8:47 PM
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  7. 1841 Census Help Flimwell

    Can anyone help please? I have the 1851,61,71,81 Censuses but not 1841. I've tried all sorts of searches and come up with zilch, so wonder if someone else can help as it's possible my source doesn't have all the records, or the transcript differs. I am looking for: William PUXTY aged...

    Started by busyglen‎, 05-11-2008 6:51 PM
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  8. Smile BANISTER

    Hello from Canada, I'm completely new at this and hoping to get some help tracing my ancestors. My grandfather, Nelson Banister emigrated to Canada in the early 1900`s. He came from Rye, Sussex as did my grandmother Dorothy Stoneham. My grandfather had a brother named Montague Banister. Any help...

    Started by Ron B‎, 30-05-2012 2:37 PM
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  9. Smile Rat and Sparrow club

    At the moment I am looking into clubs and organization's in Victorian Wadhurst like the one above. usual suspects involved. have either of you got any to add?

    Started by lucretia‎, 18-04-2005 11:05 PM
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  10. Another Murder 1914 MOORE

    COR/1/3/28 dated 22 Dec 1914 Inquest on Oliver Lydia MOORE of Upper Walland Farm, Wadhurst ,daughter of Ellen MOORE, widow, 3 years and 3 months; found drowned in a pond close to Brinkers Lane, Wadhurst. Verdict: Wilful murder by her mother Found on the A2A site

    Started by Robin‎, 22-08-2005 7:51 PM
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  11. AGATE Family of Warnham/Horsham Sussex

    In particular Michael, Stephen, John, Anne, Florence and Emily. From 1750-1960's Aparently they were an "important" family at some point but can't find out why. Stephen was a timber merchant and Michael a shoe maker, thats all I know. thanks sindylin

    Started by sindylin‎, 16-03-2009 10:50 PM
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  12. Surname Change

    I am looking for information on my great-great grandfather's parents. My great-great grandfather was named William Henry Walker. However, here's where the problem comes in. According to my grandma's cousin, William Henry Walker may have been born William Henry Pierpoint. When his father died when...

    Started by RichardMarcJ‎, 26-06-2005 10:54 PM
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  13. Cornwell - Reginald Percy + Kenneth(brothers)

    Reginald Percy Cornwell b1894 Ticehurst, Sussex & his brother Kenneth Cornwell b1896 at either Ticehurst or Lamberhurst, Kent. Both sons of Frederick Cornwell of Wadhurst & Adeline Howis of Canterbury. They had 7 other siblings who I have found info on. I am trying to find any def info on either...

    Started by YvonneC‎, 15-02-2011 11:52 AM
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  14. Post HELP IN FINDING DEATH HORSHAM DISTRICT PLEASE

    |wave|I am trying to find a death reg of MARY FRANCES. Horsham District. Hope I have put posting in correct place. BORN;abt; 1787. Christened 10/6/1787 Rudgwick Sussex. D/o Edward and Sarah Frances. Can anyone help please, thankyou.|banghead| Sussexder.

    Started by SUSSEXDER‎, 08-03-2008 1:55 PM
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  15. Tilden Barham b abt 1817 Fairlight

    Hi there, looking for a record of the birth/baptism of Tilden Barham b abt 1817 Fairlight, and clarification of his parents names. There's a bit of confusion here. This is my mother in laws family, and we have a photocopy of a book, 51 pages long; written sometime after 1914, though theres...

    Started by birdlip‎, 16-09-2008 7:10 AM
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  16. Smile Sergeant John Henry ATHEY who is /was he?

    Have just obtained a certificate:- FROM THE PEOPLE OF WADHURST To You Sergeant J H Athey The parishes of WADHURST and TIDEBROOK, deeply conscoius of the great debt which they owe you as amember of H.M. forces who served during the 1939-45 war, tender their sincerest thanks.

    Started by Robin‎, 18-03-2005 7:35 PM
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  17. HALL twins 1907 Horsham - but why?

    Could sks please help me with this particular conundrum? My father Arthur W HALL, and twin Wilfred C HALL, were born 7 June 1907 in Horsham. The birth certificate states 5 Arthur Road, and informant is the father. The parents were Sgt John HALL (65th Regt) and Edith Emily(nee HARRIS). The...

    Started by dannywh‎, 31-01-2009 4:17 PM
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  18. Smile LOOKING FOR BIRTH /MARRIAGE/DEATH of WALTER CARTER/HULL/YORKSHIRE.PLEASE.

    I have been searching for the Birth, Marriage, Death,of WALTER CARTER, I have found a few possibles, I reckon he was BORN from around 1895 ish. (His son Peter Walter was Born in 1921.in HULL, YORKSHIRE. Peter had a Brother named GEORGE. Both now Deceased.) So I have worked around these dates. If...

    Started by SUSSEXDER‎, 22-02-2008 11:20 AM
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  19. Post Another Wadhurst Tragedy....

    The following is taken from 2 Kent and Sussex Couriers from April 1906, which Rosemarie got from TW Reference Library whilst getting the beginning of another story (again!).Unfortunately the copies haven't come out too well and in places are illegible. I am just surmising the bits I can read as it...

    Started by emma@esh‎, 28-05-2005 12:22 PM
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  20. Question Does anyone have the 1861 census... please?

    If so, please could you help? I'm looking for the DENNIS family who lived in the village of Willingdon. I'd like to know the name and age of the head of the family. His spouse was Charlotte and she would have been 42 years old in 1861. At that time they would have had one son, Joseph, who...

    Started by Lindad‎, 27-12-2004 11:41 PM
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