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Forum: General Family History Queries

Although it is best to use specific forums for various topics, this one is for general topics that don't otherwise have a home.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: BG in Who Do You Think You Are Magazine

    Afternoon all, Just a quick message to say BG got a small mention in the August edition of Who Do You Think You Are Magazine under the "Best Websites" section. A small victory for us all, and considering the top 3 were Rootschat with over 200,000 members and over 4 million posts, The Great...

    Started by TomBen‎, 20-08-2015 2:34 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Important message for all forum members

    People who research family history are very generous with their time and help, especially towards those new to research. This is great because it shows what a friendly bunch we all are. However, there are certain things which are not allowed and this includes breaching copyright or licence - At...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 24-01-2009 12:19 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: General Family History

    Hello folks. This is just a reminder that this forum exists. As well as general questions on family and local history; it's as good a board to use as any if you've 'lost' someone, somewhere and want to begin tracking them. I'm sure that you know the sort of thing I mean, an ancestor was...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 23-08-2005 10:37 PM
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  1. Cremations and Burials Walkden Lancashire

    My grandfather James Edge, died in 1954 in Walkden , Lancashire. I think he was cremated but not certain. Can anyone suggest where he may have been cremated or buried . I have searched several Bolton records but cannot find him. Thank you

    Started by Jeanie2‎, 01-02-2013 11:51 PM
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  2. Is this relationship legal?

    I have a situation where two people marry and the mother of the bride and the mother of the groom are half sisters to each other (i.e. they have the same mother). Is a marriage in this situation allowed?

    Started by Bertie‎, 08-02-2013 11:30 AM
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  3. Red face the marriage of Elizabeth Ingelsden

    My 4xGreat Grandfather William Wood, b.1775c, married a Elizabeth Inglesden, but where,and who was she..?and does anyone know where he came from,and his Parents. Theirs son, William was bt.05.04.1801 Sandhurst my 3xGF.

    Started by catkins‎, 08-02-2013 11:51 AM
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    09-02-2013, 9:06 AM Go to last post
  4. Smile Just Looking

    I am looking for the parents of John Rogers 1755. He was a British soldier in the revolutionary war and a Scot-English trader. Was living among the Cherokee indians after the war about 1775. I have a family tree on Ancestry.com. No one seems to find the parents of this man. Any help would be much...

    Started by Chazz43‎, 08-02-2013 9:40 PM
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  5. Isle of Man camp First World War

    I have just found out that my great grandfather was interned on the Isle of Man at the start of the First World War. He was Austrian by birth and married to an Englishwoman they had 9 children together. Apparently many of those interned were deported back to their birth countries in 1919, even if...

    Started by Nels56‎, 07-02-2013 11:39 PM
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    Hi, My paternal Gt Grandmother- Martha Ann Langston was born in Stayleybridge, Manchester, England- Sept 1840. Her younger brother- Allen Langston is on the 1841 census as being 1 Month old. (His birth is registered- Apr/May/Jun 1841) Martha is 7 Months old. There is only 6 months...

    Started by Cockney-Sparra‎, 08-02-2013 6:28 PM
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    08-02-2013, 7:23 PM Go to last post
  7. Trying to find a birthplace for ancestor

    Hi all, I am currently trying to find out information about my great x2 grandmothers' (Bertha Bennett b hednesford staffs 1877) parents. Up to now I know they were John Bennett b around 1838 and Susan Ball b around 1845. I have 3 definate census returns for John with inconlusive birthplaces,...

    Started by GloucsYeates‎, 05-02-2013 11:26 AM
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  8. heligoland / helogoland

    Hi...I have a little problem... My gg grandfather was Carl Freidrich Sacht b 1848 Heligoland BRITISH SUBJECT on the 1881 census....evidently Heligoland was owned by the British THEN in 1881.....prior to that it was owned by DENMARK....it is now owned by GERMANY.....so could someone please advise...

    Started by garstonite‎, 01-03-2010 2:43 PM
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  9. Lightbulb Anne Forsdick born circa 1798 Suffolk

    Anne Forsdick married James Woolnough 29th March 1818 according to Ancestry.co.uk (Suffolk Extracted Parish Records) According to various members trees on Ancestry This marriage took place at Grundisburgh Suffolk. Anne seems to have died 1882, and have been born about 1798 Who were her...

    Started by Goingpotty‎, 03-02-2013 10:27 AM
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  10. Smile Info request

    I have been looking for the parents of John Rogers 1755 Scotland, Died about 1839 Mulberry Arkansas. John was a british soldier in the revolutionary war. Any info would be very much appreciated, thanks. Chuck, Just a newcomer looking for a handout.

    Started by Chazz43‎, 06-02-2013 9:41 PM
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  11. Am I taking advantage???

    I have been searching within my lot for a CENTENARIAN. & I think I have one!! She was born 9 September 1846 in Liskeard, Cornwall and died in San Diego, California on 24 December 1947. I have all supporting paperwork for her. She married a 1st cousin 3X removed. Can she - while not a blood...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 06-02-2013 12:55 AM
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  12. Really starting to dislike this family

    I have currently 4 variations of the family name - ANDREWARTHA. - & needless to say there are probably more. The names seem to alternate willy-nilly between birth, baptism, census records, marriage and death - when I can find them. With a name like ANDREWARThA, I thought it woul be easy -...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 04-02-2013 6:33 PM
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  13. How can I find out their christian names?

    I have been looking on Familysearch.org for children born to Henry & Marianne Parker and have found these entries: Miss Parker - International Genealogical Index Gender: Female Birth: About 1827 , London, England Mr. Parker - International Genealogical Index Gender: Male Birth: About...

    Started by RobinC‎, 15-05-2011 9:51 AM
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    05-02-2013, 9:54 AM Go to last post
  14. Maclaren / Killa

    I am tracing my husbands birth family (he is adopted, name now: Michael Evans, his birth parents were: Victor Thomas Maclaren (b.1926) and the only thing I can find about his parents was his mothers maiden name was Thomas. His birth mother was Margaret J Killa (b.1925) her parents being Margaret...

    Started by EJREvans‎, 03-02-2013 11:40 PM
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  15. Edith Alice Smith b1885 d 1900's Australia

    I'm having a problem tracing Edith Alice Smith who died near Canberra (Murrumbateman ?)in the 1980's. I believe she went out to Australia with her daughter Ida Lacey in the mid sixties. Do Australian death certificates have the persons date of birth details on them? Could anyone let me know, and...

    Started by Hector‎, 24-01-2013 11:36 AM
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  16. Elizabeth Hamilton's Uncle, Thomas Hamilton

    Wondering if anyone can help, Elizabeth Hamilton b.11th. November 1822 Christening 1st.December 1822 in St. Nicholas Brighton Sussex, England. Parents John Hamilton & Jane......? When aged abt. 11 years came to Tasmania 27 June 1833 on board the "Strathfieldsay" with her Uncle Thomas (my...

    Started by Patrick E. Gates‎, 03-02-2013 12:47 AM
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  17. West London Workhouse

    I seem to have sleeping brain cells this morning. Cant wake them up. I am trying to look up any workhouse records for a relative who was in the West London Union and was there still when it amalgamated to the City of Union Workhouse so around 1855-1875. I have access to Anc.. but can not work...

    Started by Elma‎, 02-02-2013 10:54 AM
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  18. Question Trent and Byrne?

    Hello, I am trawling through trying to find my 5x great grandparents on the 1841 census. Her name is Frances Trent (nee Byrne, remarried name Harmon), she was known as Fanny, born between 1816-1821 to James Byrne and Margaret (I believe Irish decent) and her husband William Trent. I have...

    Started by MandyLou‎, 01-02-2013 8:02 PM
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  19. Do I have the right death certificate?

    I have in my "hot little hands' a death certificate for Charlotte Gear, a spinster and housekeeper, aged 88 who died on the 14 May 1932. Some background on my Charlotte She was born 1st q. 1845 - the daughter of William and Ann Green . he place of birth was Potterspury, Norhents. Both of her...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 20-12-2012 10:23 PM
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  20. Burnmouth and Covington confusion

    I am trying to find where some Ancestors were buried. They appear to have lived in the Covington, Lanarks area. Their deaths were registered in Burnmouth in the Parish of Covington. This puzzles me as Burnmouth is about 80 miles from Covington. Does anyone know if Burnmouth was ever considered to...

    Started by Jeanie2‎, 29-01-2013 11:28 AM
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