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  1. Osborn family of Chelsea

    I am researching the Osborn family in Chelsea. George and Margaret Osborn lived in Chelsea- George and Margaret nee Brinkley married St George Hanover Square in 1807. George was a house developer ( today's terms) he built houses around the King's Road - George and Margaret lived on Box Farm Kings...

    Started by kiwitwo‎, 17-08-2017 9:54 PM
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  2. looking for a genealogy genius please?

    hi everyone, I'm am looking for some input, some thinking outside the box maybe on my double brick brick-wall blocker. this ones had me stumped for the last ten years - I go through periods of being determined to finding these people and then give up for a little while. apologies to those who may...

    Started by Clarky76‎, 09-07-2017 10:08 PM
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  3. Lilian Waldron untraceable

    I’d appreciate some help from more experienced heads. I’m trying to trace a Lilian Waldron with a reported birth as the 10th June 1915 on her July 2003 Middlesbrough death certificate and reports her birth as the 10th June 1916 in the 1939 census. 2003 Death England & Wales, Death Index,...

    Started by obdavies‎, 11-08-2017 1:14 PM
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  4. Katherine (Kate) Code (or Codd)

    Looking for any relatives of Katherine (Kate) Code or Codd; b 12 Sep 1895 Ireland, d 1991 Newcastle Upon Tyne; mother Brigette Murphy b 1866; father Thomas Code (or Codd) b 1865, d 1940. I have lots of information of Kate's children, grandchildren, husband and husbands family but nothing beyond...

    Started by tisme‎, 11-08-2017 8:21 PM
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  5. lost marriage

    Hello I have a charles watson born to charles and elizabeth Watson 18 July 1770 in holborn, middlesex but I cannot locate his parents marriage. There is a Charles Watson born 1745 in holborn and an Elizabeth Melin born 1748 in holborn but I cannot find their marriage. Elizabeth's family are...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 03-08-2017 8:15 AM
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  6. Charles Manchester from Woolwich 1825

    How can I prove the parentage of my 2xG grandfather, Charles Manchester? My 2xG grandfather was Charles Manchester, born about 1825/6 according to the census returns (1851 HO 176/1586 folio 497 page 36, 1861 HS 38/400 folio 130 page 7, 1871 RG10/758 folio 48 page 20, 1881 RG11/724 folio 95 page...

    Started by Spiegel‎, 05-03-2015 10:23 AM
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  7. Charles Watson

    I am trying to trace Charles Watson who married Elizabeth Melan on 9 April 1765 in St Andrews, Holborn, London. I can find a Charles Watson with a John and Mary Watson in Holborn bur no other children. I can find a charles watson born to a Christopher and Elizabeth Watson in Southwark in 1744,...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 16-08-2017 8:23 AM
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  8. Frederick Alfred POOLE

    Hi there, hoping someone can help with a brick wall. Looking for information on Frederick Alfred Poole. According to marriage and death cert he was born in France about 1826. His parents (according to his marriage cert) were John Poole - Lieutenant British army and Harriet Wilson. He married Alice...

    Started by aussiemez‎, 14-05-2012 7:43 AM
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  9. Elizabeth Harbord? Who were your parents?

    Hi In October 1752 in Norwich, Norfolk, Elizabeth Harbord married Dennis Helsdon at St Peter Parmentergate, Norwich. They had their first known child Dennis in 1756. Followed by Robert 1757, Benjamin 1760, Mary 1761, Rebecca 1763, Allen or Ellen 1771 and Henry 1773. Dennis Snr died in 1804 aged...

    Started by benny1982‎, 07-08-2017 7:49 PM
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  10. My last resort on Bartholomew & Ernest Ahern

    Iím not sure whether I should be in this area, however, will start regarding my two second great uncles who were the sons of John Ahern and Rosanna Ahern nee Mooney. John and Rosanna married in Dublin, Ireland in 1847. John Ahern had joined the 68th Regiment Light Infantry many years before...

    Started by Sandeea‎, 12-08-2017 7:25 AM
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  11. Help needed w/ BMD's in Staffordshire!

    Can anyone help me with the problems below? Eliza Jellyman marries Robert Richard Evans in 1877. Their marriage in available on FMP, but here's a transcription: Robert Richard Evans, age 26, bachelor of Calf Heath, son of William Evans, labourer. Elizabeth Jellyman, age 20, spinster of...

    Started by morrwilcox‎, 14-08-2017 11:57 AM
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  12. John Rowe Sr.

    It has since been proven that John Rowe sr was born circa 1801 (Sam thought the 1851 census when John was 60 was in fact the 1861 census). Hello! My great x4 grandfather John Rowe (I would assume Senior, as his son was called John Rowe), born in 1791. I am trying to find: -His father or...

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 12-08-2015 10:19 PM
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  13. Andrew Shortridge's ancestors

    My 9x great grandfather Andrew Shortridge/Shortried/Shortreed/Shortriggs (in Scots, Andira Shortried) is the furthest I've been able to go for the Shortridge family. One of his descendants is quite famous (Sheriff Robert Shortreed, a friend of Sir Walter Scott). He was born in Jedburgh,...

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 01-02-2017 6:22 PM
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  14. Susan Riches.

    Hi all, not been on for a while and still plugging away at my family tree. Here is one of my latest brickwalls. In May 1725 my ancestor Susan Riches wed Henry Helsdon at All Saints, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Their first child was Robert, second Elizabeth, third Dennis (My ancestor), fourth...

    Started by benny1982‎, 21-07-2017 2:47 PM
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  15. Smile Lesley John Holland

    Looking for Lesley John Holland married Maud May Allen Darlington 1936 Had 3 children, divorced remarried had 4 more children with a Maureen at this point surname unknown. Can't find his birth. His father also Lesley Holland cant find anything about him. This is what I do know Both where...

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 11-08-2017 8:58 AM
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  16. Mary Ann Harwood

    Hello Really hoping someone can help! seem to have lost Mary Ann Harwood after 1851, Mary was born in Pawlett Somerset 1834 to parents Charles and Elizabeth, she had a daughter out of wedlock in 1853 Sophia Harwood she appears in the 1861 living with her Grandparents. but from then on I haven't...

    Started by Lizziejane‎, 06-08-2017 5:13 PM
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  17. Charlotte Saunders' maiden name

    Hi, I am trying to find Charlotte Saunders' maiden name. They are living in Woolwich on the 1901 census. Their first child was born c1893, so I am guessing they would have married a year or 2 before that. I found 2 listings for Frederick W. Saunders on free BMD, the first in Dec qtr 1890 2a 1191...

    Started by Ozegirl‎, 09-04-2011 7:32 AM
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  18. Malachi, Margaret and Mary Ann Shannon

    Hello, I've hit a brickwall and feel like I'm going a bit mad so thought I'd see if anyone can offer any advice! I'm trying to find out about Malachi Shannon, his wife and daughter who I think came from Ireland to London sometime before 1842. I've found out quite a lot but (frustratingly!)...

    Started by Jasmine82‎, 27-07-2017 11:35 AM
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  19. Lonsdale, Robinson, Cheshire, Manchester

    Hi. I am looking for a possible family connection to a Mary Ann Lonsdale (nee Robinson) who lived in Holly Cottage in Styal Cottage, Cheshire in the middle of the twentieth century. I do not have a birth or death date but she gave birth to a son in nineteen thirty one in Salford. The child was born...

    Started by Coningham‎, 06-08-2017 7:41 PM
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  20. The Family Crowsen

    I am trying to find information on the origins of my second great grandmother, Robina Esther Crowsen. One consistent bit of information that I have is that she was born in England and that her parents were Scottish (per the 1920 U.S. census). In addition, I found a travel record (New York...

    Started by ChuckM‎, 22-05-2013 7:14 PM
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