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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. 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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  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. 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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    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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  5. Lightbulb Workhouse in Brighton

    Hi There Would anyone have any information on the Workhouse in Brighton. Information as to where it was whether or not it was also a hospital and where one would begin locating available records. Looking for Alfred Sweatman who died there in 1875. Desperately needing enlightenment.

    Started by Chrissy‎, 05-10-2004 9:58 PM
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  6. Worthing cemeteries online

    The burial registers for Broadwater and Durrington cemeteries are now availble online. http://www.worthing.gov.uk/dev/burialsearch/default.asp Results give burial plot details, and there are also maps showing the layout of the cemeteries. Pam

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 06-03-2010 1:32 PM
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  7. Question Lade/Ladd Family - Mayfield, Sussex

    Hi all, I have quite a bit of information on the Lade family of Mayfield, Sussex. The furthest I have gone back to date is Richard Ladd/Lade who was born around 1675 and married Eliza Crittendon in 1696 in Mayfield. I believe he died in Rotherfield. If anybody has any information on...

    Started by lisa lade‎, 18-09-2006 12:21 PM
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  8. Cool Godsmark family

    I have managed to get a lot of information on the Godsmark family. My Great Grandmother was Charlotte Pheobe Godsmark born 1875 in Sydney Road Haywards Heath and am trying to tie in Godsmarks from Burgess Hill. Any help would be appreciated. I wondered in particular if Pilot Officer Bernard Albert...

    Started by Julie Kelly‎, 13-06-2005 1:10 PM
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  9. 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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  10. Name Intersts - Cheal/verrall, Boniface

    Be pleased to hear from anyone researching same Sussex lines - Cheal, Verrall, Boniface.

    Started by hethmar‎, 22-10-2004 1:10 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. 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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  13. Mary Hitchings 1811-1889 Lewes, Sussex

    I need some help in tracing the life of Mary Hitchings this is what I know about her so far: Mary Hitchings married Charles Bentick in Brighton in 1847 her father was an Edward Hitchings and by 1847 he was a pensioner. 1n 1851 they were living together in Brighton and she was born in Lewes,...

    Started by Diamond‎, 11-08-2010 2:00 PM
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  14. HELP !! GURR / STIMSON Family Info needed

    Hi - Can anyone out there shed some light on the GURR & STIMSON families from the Sussex area. I am more interested in a lady called Louisa STIMSON who was allegedly born in 1902 in Hastings,Sussex. I cannot find any birth info on her whatsoever including scouring the BMD Indexes from 1900 onwards...

    Started by genfind‎, 09-02-2006 8:31 AM
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    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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  16. Beachville, Brighton Road, Lancing 1933

    Can anyone advise me what type of place Beachville, Brighton Road, Lancing, Steyning, West Sussex was in 1933. Thank you Angelcake

    Started by angelcake‎, 08-11-2010 5:25 PM
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  17. Smile Downer in Sussex

    DOWNER I have been researching my Downer family in Sussex for a long time now and have compiled a hugh database. If anyone has any connection with the Downer family I would love to hear from them. Perhaps I can even help sort out a query.

    Started by PB273‎, 01-06-2008 11:11 AM
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  18. John Humfrey b1756 Great Stanmore, Middlesex

    Hi I haven't been on BG for some time. We moved house and all associated things related to this just put me behind with my Genealogy. I am now getting back into it and have a problem with my Humfrey family. I have traced them back to Great Stanmore, Middlesex with some of the ancestors moving...

    Started by June Welsby‎, 07-01-2016 11:34 PM
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  19. 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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  20. Ladies' Snookball Team Photo 1910

    I have a photo of a ladies' snookball team, probably taken in Heathfield, Sussex or in that area as my great grandmother is in the pic. I wonder if any other members could identify any of the other women or girls? Their ages seem to run from about 12 to late 40's. My great-grandmother, Sarah Ann...

    Started by DianaCanada‎, 13-07-2011 5:35 PM
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