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  1. George Rowley born Martley 1859

    I have hit a real brick wall with George Rowley He was the son of William Rowley and Sarah Mason and was born in 1859 in Martley. He was my great grandad's brother. I can find him on 1861 and 1871 UK census living at home and he may be on the 1881 census as a servant in Martley in the Thomas...

    Started by anniebea‎, 18-02-2017 4:18 PM
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  2. Frederick John McKay

    I've been looking for what happened to Frederick John Mckay for about 20 years! He was born in 1867 in St. Pancras, London and was recorded as being married in Mutford, Suffolk to Sarah Flora Knights, in 1890. That is the last record I have of him. Sarah appears in 1891 with her new born son,...

    Started by MargaretMac‎, 09-02-2017 2:21 PM
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  3. Alexander McKay father of Frederick John

    This is not a new thread, but a continuation of a previous one. I couldn't see how to continue without "replying", which is not what I'm going to do. So, an update really, and a request for more help! I have the marriage certificate for Frederick John McKay and Sarah Flora Knights, on which...

    Started by MargaretMac‎, 20-02-2017 12:40 PM
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  4. Isaacs Asher/Hyam/Benjamin = Charles Sinclair

    I am a descendent of ‘Professor’ Charles Sinclair – a wizard (1851 Census) and ventriloquist – born Benjamin Isaacs, abt 1825 in Southampton, to Hyam and Amelia Isaacs. I have lots of info to share on our wizard but am stuck on his Jewish heritage trying to trace grandparents - Asher Isaacs,...

    Started by denione‎, 17-02-2017 12:09 AM
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  5. Red face John Grey

    The information I am sure of is as follows: My 3rd gt grandmother Eliza Grey married a Thomas Harold. They were married in Scole in 1844 and on the marriage record Eliza gives her father as John Grey. The census records show Eliza as being from Diss although she is of varying ages. The...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 17-02-2017 10:02 AM
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  6. Helena Angelina Eastwood

    I've found a record for the marriage of Thomas Evans to Helena Angelina Eastwood in Aldershot on the 23 August 1872. Thomas was my wife's great grandfather so I am tracking back on him and understand he was in the army. However I can't find any earlier reference (other than on the 1911 census)...

    Started by Rob Marshall‎, 18-02-2017 1:47 PM
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  7. Question Pindell Brick Wall

    I'm wondering if anyone else is researching the PINDELL Family. Can someone help me? |help| Thanks! Pat McCoy

    Started by PatMcCoy‎, 05-02-2009 7:10 PM
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  8. Charles Lewis WILTON - parents link

    Hi, I have been stuck on him for some time now, I have him and his family in 1861 Census onwards and I have his Marriage (banns) record but I cannot trace a link to his parents, make a connection to him on 1851 or 1841 Census or find a birth / baptism record. I can get his father from his...

    Started by rickwilton‎, 17-02-2017 5:11 PM
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  9. Father to Fred Longstaff b. 1876 Alston

    Fred Longstaff b. 1876 Alston, d. mar 1938 Freds brother: William Matthew Longstaff b, jan 1868 d. des 1946 Fred married Isabel Hewitson ca. 1905 Fred´s Daughter born: Annie Longstaff b. 1905 Fred´s Son born: Fred William Longstaff b. 1908

    Started by jonni7‎, 18-12-2016 4:21 PM
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  10. William Benham Born Saint James Jamaica

    HELP!! I have a relation who was born in 1822 at Maroon Town, Saint James, Jamaica, name William Benham. His parents were Thomas Benham (B: 1789 St Mary Bourne, Hampshire) and Sarah Unknown (B:1790 East Leach, Gloustershire), siblings were Thomas Benham (B: 1822 Stoney Hill, Saint James,...

    Started by lauraathawes‎, 14-02-2017 12:54 AM
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  11. COWAN (nee Edwards) Marina b.1891, lost her..

    Dear all. I am trying to track my half great aunt. I am completely stumped. The various spellings of her first name don't help. If anyone can help that would be wonderful! What I know of her is below. “Marianna” EDWARDS born 13 June 1891 to George Edwards and Jane (nee Hastings) Paddington,...

    Started by 1224855‎, 12-02-2017 12:46 AM
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  12. Charles Halsall Southport

    I started a thread a week or so ago about my great grandparents Charles Halsall and Annie Hadwin but mainly concentrated on Annie. The reason I'm starting this new thread is because I'm hoping that someone may recognise more about Charles Halsall. My mum always said that Charles was a clown in...

    Started by Sue Stacey‎, 13-02-2017 1:30 AM
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  13. Birth Certificate

    Yet another plea for help! :blush5: I need a copy of my Grandfather's BC to send to the CWGC. They will then ammend his records accordingly. I have done searches over the last two days, until my eyes bled. :confused5: What I do know: ( probably :wink5: ) Thomas Ellis (1888 - 1917) Ann...

    Started by NOTSHARP‎, 13-02-2017 6:56 PM
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  14. Charles Halsall, Annie Hadwin (Romany Smith)

    I don't know where to start with these two? except that Charles Halsall, My great grandfather, was born in Southport (North Meols) in 1874. He lived in Southbank Road, Southport with Annie in the 1900's. My mum always said that Charles was a clown and had been Buffalo Bill's dresser when he...

    Started by Sue Stacey‎, 05-02-2017 4:08 PM
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  15. Peter Ball (Bellman for Southport)

    I wonder if anyone has any information regarding Bellmen, particularly one in Southport called Peter Ball. My ancestor was Peter Ball, born about 1799-1800 in Southport. He lived on Eastbank Lane, Southport, in 1851 and was married to Alice Jackson. They had five children who survived, John (...

    Started by Sue Stacey‎, 13-02-2017 2:05 AM
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  16. DUGGAN / DOOGAN / DOUGAN - Brick Wall

    Hi, I have been trying to trace my G. Grandfather for a number or years unsuccessfully. The first record I can find of him is on the 1901 Scottish Census under the name of Patrick Dugon, Boarder, 23yo and Tube Work Labourer born England. He marries in 14/07/1905 at the age of 28. At the time of...

    Started by mds1203‎, 24-01-2017 6:47 PM
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  17. Post Knocked down the fence to get a brickwall

    Hi everyone! I hope someone would be able to help me. I, like so many of you, have been doing genealogy for what seems forever and sometimes you just hit a road block. Well it wasn't until this past year that I finally was able to knock down that fence.... of course now it has led me to a...

    Started by anrobin3‎, 08-02-2017 5:55 PM
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  18. Smile search for anne maria hine [nee] james,

    ive hit a brickwall concerning my gtgt grandmother annie maria james, b abt 1852 in farnham hampshire, she wed my gtgt grandad william arthur hine in 1872 in the strand london, well on the wedding certificate her father,s name was james james, a jeweller by profesion, i have searched high & low...

    Started by antony1958‎, 21-03-2011 3:57 PM
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  19. John Shortridge (My Great x12 Grandfather)

    Hello! I'm trying to find out more about my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather John Shortridge, who was a landowner and farmer in Bewcastle Dale. The only evidence of his existence is in two works: I can't find anything more about him, or...

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 20-03-2016 10:13 AM
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  20. Ernest John Smith

    Hi I am hoping someone can help me. I have been researching my family tree on and off for a couple of years. I have got on ok with my dads side with a few hiccups but my maternal grandfather side is proving to be a nightmare. I have got stuck at my great grandfather. His name is Ernest...

    Started by petraroe‎, 02-11-2011 6:45 PM
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