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  1. Mary Dearden

    I am researching my Evans family and looking for the maiden name of Mary Dearden, mother of Mary Dearden who married George Edward Evans 14 Dec 1902 St Peters Levenhulme, Manchester, England. died 23 February 1953. Mary's husband was John Dearden who according to the marriage...

    Started by kiwibarb‎, 25-09-2017 8:22 AM
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  2. Lees family from Scotland disappearances

    Hello, I've been up against a brick wall with my Lees ancestors for about a year now, and am still not close to breaking through it. This is my first post here on B-G, I hope people will be able to help and advice me. The problem I have with this family is that they are completely absent...

    Started by elvisrules‎, 06-02-2009 9:43 PM
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  3. Silas A'Court about 1809 North Cadbury

    I hope you can help me with the following brick wall - I am looking for the birth of Silas A'Court born c 1809 died 1886 - I have a large extensive knowledge of the A'Courts and extended family and this man is a mystery - I do know of his family that include an ex football player from the Liverpool...

    Started by angelcake‎, 26-08-2017 9:10 PM
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    24-09-2017, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  4. Henry Brooke de Longueville

    Harry de Longueville was born 1854, the son of Charles Myers de Longueville. I have found several references to him in connection with wills of family members, and the rather bizarre case of the "Royal cat scandal of 1903". The most recent reference I can find for him is in Electoral list of 1912...

    Started by DBCoup‎, 24-09-2017 9:57 AM
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    24-09-2017, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  5. when&where did Percy C Wheeler b1901 die?

    I am searching Percy Clarence Wheeler born 7th December 1901. I have found lots of info for him except his death. Whilst searching however I came across this information: P C Surname: Wheeler Date of Action: 05/03/1945 Fate: Wounded Incident Details: Reported to the War Office Casualty...

    Started by Mol100‎, 18-09-2017 7:40 PM
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  6. Henry EVANS b 17 March 1850 Brighton, Sussex,

    Someone might have some time on their hands and can help work through my brickwall. I posted this recently on a Brighton (Sussex) page and have had no real help. Excuse the long story but this is actually the short version! Please note I have all of Henry EVANS info from after his intention to...

    Started by Cynlynian‎, 12-05-2017 6:50 AM
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  7. James Stephen Black

    Hello, I'm a newbie. Can someone help me locate any information regarding my grandfather James Stephen Black born 22 July 1895. He was living in Exeter in 1919 when he married Eleanor Mary Wheeler in a registry office. I'm wondering why he would have been living in Exeter when he came from Tyrone....

    Started by loracB‎, 19-09-2017 6:50 PM
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    19-09-2017, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  8. Lewis E Bishop

    Hello Folks Your Help please.... I'm looking for help in finding the birth and also with any luck the name of his parents. I am unable to locate him on the GRO ref or the 1911 census. Lewis E Bishop. 1905 Hendon Middlesex. I have found his marriage to Florence Seaton in the 1 qtr...

    Started by tomm‎, 19-09-2017 2:38 PM
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    19-09-2017, 5:22 PM Go to last post
  9. The mysterious Hardy

    Hi everyone, I am having some difficulty with one person in my family tree that I would really like to get to the bottom of. I hope that I will be able to get some help and advice on where to go from here. My 2x great grandmother Agnes Smith was born in October 1881 and died as Agnes Hayes...

    Started by Ashleigh_‎, 16-09-2017 4:24 PM
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    Patrick Daly born 1793 Tyrone Northern Ireland came to Liverpool around 1825 he was in a building buisiness with John Holcroft that was dissolved in 1828. His mother Mary died in Liverpool in 1831 from her Will it states she had three other sons James Peter and Barnard and a sister Sarah...

    Started by annetto‎, 17-09-2017 1:12 PM
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    19-09-2017, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Exclamation Passenger lists coming into the UK

    Hi, A complex situation to deal with, I have an Eliza Oram as marrying a Charles Gorringe, in Brighton in 1852. I believe Eliza started life as Elizabeth Gower Oram, base born child of Lucy Oram. The name Gower on the parish records for Cuckfield, is maybe a clue to who her Father was?? In 1842,...

    Started by carolp‎, 12-09-2017 12:15 PM
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  12. Distinguishing between two almost identical s

    Right, Iíve got a wonderfully hard problem relating to my great great grandparents. The problem is that there are two sets of almost indistinguishable sets of parents for my great grandmother, Mary McCabe. Both have a daughter Mary within a year of each other, both sets of parents live in...

    Started by obdavies‎, 16-09-2017 4:59 PM
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    17-09-2017, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  13. Missing Newcastle birth

    Hello. I am looking for advise/help as to where I look next for a birth/Baptism record in Newcastle upon Tyne having exhausted most of the normal online sites. I am looking for the birth of a George Waugh Todd who was born in Newcastle upon Tyne in about 1812. He was a Joiner by occupation and...

    Started by MartinSSS‎, 14-09-2017 3:50 PM
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    16-09-2017, 3:59 PM Go to last post
  14. Another missing sailor

    Hi, This gentleman was the second husband of my Great grandmother.No record has been found of his entry to England,and he might/might not have been naturalised.A Swedish friend has looked at BDM in Sweden without finding a link.To date,no confirmation found on any outbound passenger lists. Any...

    Started by longroad‎, 12-09-2017 9:29 AM
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    16-09-2017, 3:09 PM Go to last post
  15. William Walter McKay & Mary Ann McKay(House)

    I am well and truly stuck. My Aunt recently passed away and I am trying to trace her family tree. My aunts Mum was Annie Grace Gibbs(Mckay) 1912-1932 she died in child birth having twins...my aunt lived and I think it was a boy who died. Annies parents are William Walter McKay (circa 1886) and Mary...

    Started by JulPre‎, 28-08-2017 8:17 PM
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  16. Joseph Hunter

    Am trying to trace the father/family branches back for Joseph Hunter (married Martha Ann Maddock in Gateshead, 12 July 1913 whilst living at 63 Milling St, Gateshead). I posted this line of query a while back and as suggested, ordered a copy of the marriage cert :) Apart from the info above, from...

    Started by Tolly‎, 11-09-2017 12:37 PM
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  17. I've got a Bunyan and it's starting to hurt

    Family research has shown that an Elizabeth Sleight baptised in 1782 in North Carlton maintained a relationship with one Robert or John Bunyan in Nettleham (all places in Lincolnshire). Elizabeth had 6 children with Mr Bunyan but they never married. Baptisms Elizabeth Bunyan Sleight 22nd...

    Started by MrsPoppy‎, 06-09-2017 2:16 PM
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  18. WYNDHAM-ELLIOT to c1917

    Iím looking for my hubby Ronís elusive grandfather, ARTHUR CUNLIFFE WYNDHAM-ELLIOT. Heís listed in the 1911 census as being born in County Antrim and living in Golders Green with wife Florence and daughter Vera. In 1912 his second daughter Rena was born in Heacham, Norfolk. By 1917 Florence has...

    Started by Pat S‎, 10-07-2010 12:02 AM
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  19. Henry Jezard-Margate c1835

    Have traced my GG Grandfather Henry Thomas Jezard to Margate, Kent working as a wine merchants porter, married to a Thurza(???)b c1836,. Cannot seem to find any trace of parentage for either or Thurza`s maiden name, is it possible anyone might enlighten me some more. Thanks

    Started by Duncton Seeker‎, 10-08-2010 8:37 PM
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    11-09-2017, 10:14 AM Go to last post
  20. Ellen Manchester - born about 1790 in Kent

    I would like to find the maiden name of Ellen Manchester, born sometime around 1790. In the 1841 census (Piece 489, book 12, folio 31 page 14), Ellen (50) is living in Blackheath, Greenwich with her husband Stephen Manchester (50) and children Sarah (18) and Stephen (8). There is a 3rd child,...

    Started by Spiegel‎, 01-09-2017 2:55 PM
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    06-09-2017, 8:11 PM Go to last post

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