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  1. 10 year old mystery!

    Hi all, I think this is my third time posting on this forum but I have some additional information which may help. It is far beyond my capability to solve this mystery and I am desperate and need some expert help. This mystery is ruining my love for ancestry as I cannot get past it!...

    Started by Michaela‎, 19-11-2017 8:39 PM
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  2. spreadborough

    hi christanel, as you have helped me a lot in the past, i really hope you can solve this riddle, i am searching for THOMAS RICHARD SPREADBOROUGH B 1834 FARNHAM SURREY. his father Thomas Spreadborough a builder, wed ANN JAMES in Kingston Surrey 1856. I found Ann in 1861 census living with her...

    Started by antony1958‎, 21-11-2017 5:34 PM
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  3. George William Saunders

    I am researching for a friend. George was her great grandfather and she is hoping I can find more about him, however I am finding it very difficult to find anything about him. What I know: George born 19/11/1976 (maybe London) died 10/08/1921 in Belfast. Buried Victoria Rd Cemetery,...

    Started by suemalings‎, 20-11-2017 3:46 PM
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  4. Annie Lee

    Hello, I really hope someone can help with this mystery. I am looking for the birth record of Annie Lee (my g. grandmother). To the family's knowledge, she was born on the 12th June 1909 but records contradict this. She married Abram Frost in Milton in 1926. It states her age is 18 but she...

    Started by Michaela‎, 06-03-2011 6:19 PM
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  5. Where is "Flynn" in Ireland

    I have a close relative, Michael O'Hara, in the 1871 UK census that gives his birthplace as "Flynn, Ireland". I am unable to identify which geographical part of Ireland that is. Can anyone help. If it would help anyone to view the census return he is Michael O'Hara b.1841 with his wife Ellen...

    Started by obdavies‎, 19-11-2017 10:36 AM
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  6. challinor family

    dear everyone I am trying to verify the marriage of Edward Challinor b.1859 Walsall, Staffordshire, f. Thomas, m. Harriet. to Florence May Bird b.1860 Birmingham Warwickshire. f.Frederick. m. Lucy Ward. According to a Janice Challinor she has different parents, but according to William Richard...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 24-10-2017 7:22 AM
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  7. Unhappy 1861 Census

    Hi guys, Im struggling to find a family in the 1861 england census. The family consists of Jacob Scherp b1825 Prussia Mary Scherp b1832 Prussia Catherine Scherp b1854 Whitechapel Henry Scherp b 1858...

    Started by Empirestate‎, 14-11-2017 12:48 PM
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  8. where is your birth record

    Thomas Bull, I can find him on various census records, waddesdon Buckinghamshire, I can find his christening on 10 September 1848 in Waddesdon Buckinghamshire, but I cannot find his record of birth, any ideas?

    Started by yeoman1‎, 12-11-2017 6:49 PM
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  9. Thomas Jones born Herefordshire 1827

    Sorry part of this has been round the block before but not specifically connected to Thomas Jones. I I am looking for information on Thomas Jones born 1827 in Herefordshire. For a time he lived with Ann Ellen Price Troth. Ann called herself Jones during this time but I have not been able to...

    Started by BJ Smith‎, 27-10-2017 7:09 PM
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  10. Williams family-Birkenhead

    Hello. I've been searching my family history for two years now, and I've managed to find a lot of interesting information on my father's side of the family, however, my mother's side is proving difficult to find any solid info-the Williams family. I got a bit fed up with looking through the...

    Started by Hannah90‎, 06-11-2017 8:31 PM
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  11. Death record for burial at sea?

    The last will and testament of my x4 great-grandmother Ruth James (formerly Rogers) shows that she died on board the brig "Caroline" on September 12th 1843, in the final stages of a voyage from Sydney to London. As I understand it, the captain of the vessel would have been responsible for having...

    Started by davyr‎, 24-10-2017 6:55 AM
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  12. Scottish ancestry .... sooo difficult.

    I am looking for parents of Jane Moor, b 1794 (approx) who married Alexander Burnside in 1818 - they are my 3rd great-grandparents. Their daughter, Jane Urrie Burnside b. 1819 d. 1870, is my 2nd great grandmother. I am also looking for the name URRIE in order to further locate ancestry of...

    Started by tisme‎, 01-05-2013 11:57 AM
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  13. William Jesse White - alive or dead?

    William Jesse White was born in Darjeeling on 8 April 1868. In 1871 he was living with his parents, Henry Jesse and Margaret (Peart) White in New Brompton , Gillingham, Kent. In June 1888 he enlisted in the Royal Navy , as a stoker, for 12 years. He deserted on 2 Ocrober 1894. In 1892 he had...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 05-11-2017 7:54 PM
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  14. Link to the New World

    My gg grandfather came to North America in one of two possible years, as a 15yo in 1828, or in 1835, as part of a larger settlement. These dates have been revised in post #8] The youngest of 4, according to family lore, he was a ‘remittance man’ a popular way of eliminating a family’s youngest....

    Started by MollyBloom‎, 12-10-2017 2:23 AM
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  15. searching for living Aunt

    I am beginning to feel i have the worst record keeping family in the history of record keeping... ever!! After years of rabbit holes and limited success have decided i need to contact a living relative (don't actually know if the is living) who may have something, anything to help my quest. ...

    Started by lukeboshier‎, 05-11-2017 8:14 AM
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  16. Moved: Family from Durham

    Started by kiwibarb‎, 31-10-2017 11:00 PM
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  17. Lucy Smith 1809ish - ?

    The announcement of the GRO’s latest pilot of PDF death certificates inspired me to see if I could track down the death of my gt-gt- gt grandmother Lucy Smith nee Millard, who I think must have died sometime between 1881 and 1891, but the question is where. She was born in Worcestershire, but...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 13-10-2017 4:21 PM
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  18. Re:- Jane Bibbens/Bibbins/ Bivins/Bivens

    Hi Further to my recent enquiry, I am trying to ascertain the birth in or around 1764, in Teignmouth or surrounding area of: Jane Bibbins or could be spelt Jane Bibbens or spelt Jane Bivins. Thank you. My apologies - I could not alter the thread heading....last name should read ...Jane...

    Started by ricardoylucia‎, 26-10-2017 3:01 PM
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  19. Hulme family

    Dear Everyone I am trying to help a friend out here in Aust. He is trying to verify a Rebecca Hulme b.1868 Failsworth, d.Mar 1951 Ashton Lancashire. she married John William Bedhal 1891 Prestwich, Lancashire. Her mother Jane Hulme. believed to have married a John Wilkinson. trying to...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 24-10-2017 7:27 AM
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  20. Richard Bibbens Stephens death.

    My 1st cousin 4x removed was a Mary Apsey - born 06 MAY 1801 • Christchurch, Hants. She married a Richard Bibbens Stephens - (born 17 SEPT 1797 • East Teignmouth, Devon) on 31 Jan 1827, West Parley, Near to Ferndown -Canford Magna, East Dorset. I have seen another entry for the same marriage in...

    Started by ricardoylucia‎, 21-10-2017 2:44 PM
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