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  1. John Jenkins

    Hi, I am looking for the 1st marriage for John Jenkins, any help would be appreciated His daughter Eliza Ann Jenkins June qtr 1846 Brentford mmn Mountain 2-Eliza Jenkins June qtr 1846 Buckingham mmn Higging & Shoreditch mmn Parslow Eliza Ann Jenkins married Henry Myers 21 June 1863...

    Started by marj‎, 23-09-2018 1:01 PM
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  2. George Ashton of Kent (born around 1819)

    I have hit a brick wall researching my ancestor George Ashton. What I know is: Born between 17 March 1818 - 16 March 1819 in Kent, England (according to his birth certificate but this could be wrong and may be last place of residence). He died aged 76 on 16 March 1895 at age 76 - Christchurch,...

    Started by Ellecanterbury‎, 24-09-2018 2:24 AM
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    24-09-2018, 2:06 PM Go to last post

    SARAH LYDIA CLARKE/HOWELL THOMAS/ERNEST GWNFOR JONES I would very much appreciate some help as I have done an immense amount of work on the three people above and now it seems I have gone wrong somewhere which is infuriating but can't exactly work out where. I would welcome info/help - all info...

    Started by gilian rowland‎, 05-07-2018 5:38 PM
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    24-09-2018, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Brickwall with MOD records.

    Hi all and thanks to all who contribute to and run this site. I am researching the movements of my grandfather Stuart Clarence Graham during WWII. Although he graduated as an officer within the Australian Defence Force he was assigned to British command throughout most of the war. Since he was...

    Started by bodil1970‎, 22-09-2018 11:16 PM
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    23-09-2018, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  5. Joseph Parker Hall

    I think I have already posted this, but cannot find my record. Joseph Parker Hall. believed to be a ships captain. sailed from Scotland to Australia. around Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand in the eraly 1830s. married Margaret Wilson 1839 Tasmania (but cannot find a record). had two...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 20-09-2018 7:01 AM
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    22-09-2018, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  6. German ancestor brick wall

    I'm trying to research a fairly difficult German ancestor, Otto Martin Hassel/Hassell. Otto was born in Germany around 1854 but by 1878 he is living in London and marrying Ann Elizabeth Ashton. In the 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 censuses he is always listed as German, not naturalised. He...

    Started by AmyThompson‎, 20-09-2018 2:54 PM
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    20-09-2018, 8:59 PM Go to last post
  7. Margaret (Mary) Hopkinson

    Margaret Mary Hopkinson (my husband’s great grandmother) is the subject for help to find out her true beginnings. To give you a ‘picture’ of the family I have shown details below of some of the various members of the family. Margaret Mary Hopkinson born c.1848 married George Griffiths on the 6th...

    Started by Sandeea‎, 14-09-2018 6:22 AM
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  8. MARGARET BENNETT 1861-1935?

    My great aunt Margaret, whose later life and death I have so far been unable to pin down. Margaret BENNETT Born 3 Oct 1861 at Beckfoot, Holme St Cuthbert, Cumberland to Joseph BENNETT and Margaret (nee THOMAS). Civil registration Wigton Q4 10B 419 Baptised 14 OCT 1861 at Holme St Cuthbert. ...

    Started by elsinore‎, 18-09-2018 9:55 PM
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    19-09-2018, 7:10 PM Go to last post
  9. Richard Reid Old Monkland Scotland

    Good morning everyone, I am trying to find and verify parents for: Richard Reid. born 1828 Old Monkland, Lanarkshire Scotland. The Scottish census 1841 and 1851 lists him as being born there. The 1851 census also lists his mother ? Christine Reid. born 1797 died 1857. She is listed as...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 16-09-2018 12:49 AM
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    19-09-2018, 9:26 AM Go to last post
  10. 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, 16-02-2017 11:09 PM
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    19-09-2018, 7:32 AM Go to last post
  11. Brick wall in Frome, Somerset

    OK - I've reviewed IGI, I've looked at the gomez-smart website on Frome, I've been to the archives at Taunton, and I've talked to the vicar at Frome. But still I cannot find the baptism of Emanuel Webb in about 1806. All available census returns record his birthplace as Frome. Any ideas???? Brian

    Started by wedob‎, 16-01-2009 8:39 PM
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  12. Hepzibah Williamson

    Evening All, I've been struggling with this for ages. I have a John Harden married to Elizabeth nee Milner/Miller living in Wombwell in 1871. The census also shows a daughter Epziba Williamson born in Cheshire in 1851. I'm struggling to link her to the family. A John Harding(it is Harden...

    Started by Ruffio‎, 16-09-2018 6:54 PM
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    17-09-2018, 7:55 PM Go to last post
  13. Samuel Turner Horseley Heath Tipton

    Hi all, I have recently had a bit of a shock in researching my family tree and have had to completely change direction. My brickwall is locating the origins of a Samuel Turner who married Martha Hinton in Walsall in 1814. I thought I had found his father but very recent information from the will...

    Started by derekt‎, 14-07-2018 12:03 PM
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    17-09-2018, 3:31 PM Go to last post
  14. 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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  15. Grandfather brickwall

    Hi all, Well I got far didn't I?? A stumbling block and I'm only at my Grandfather, bodes well. Here's what I do know of my Grandfather. Name James Swarbrick, although we called him Jim. Married to Alma Swarbrick (formerly Knowles). I have found no records of the marriage. Names are my...

    Started by tjswarbrick‎, 11-09-2018 10:53 AM
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  16. Finding MARGARET RILEY

    First of all, I'm back under a new name. I could not log onto my account of Nerjagirl, even though I had my log in details, so have had to use an alternative email and new username. Note to Almach. I have been searching through all the information you found for me, and have been collating it...

    Started by Loobyloo61‎, 06-09-2018 2:34 PM
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  17. Louis Antoinetti

    My Brickwall is this. I have information about Louis Antoinetti who married Mary Kilby Birth 24 MARCH 1778 • Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England. Death 7 DEC 1844 • Middlesex, United Kingdom. Married 02 Aug 1803 • St Marylebone, Middlesex, England I have baptisms for children Children John...

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 06-09-2018 1:31 PM
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    06-09-2018, 3:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Mystery of a name found in my Late Mother's .

    Not real sure where this should go. When my Mum died I found info in her address book. re: Service of various family members one stands out. "Sgm Nicholson .S Serial # 14220848 # 9 Wireless section. Type P No 2. C/o Main H.Q Section Land forces South East Asia Command Ceylon". That is exactly as...

    Started by Sheenarj‎, 29-08-2018 5:24 PM
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    06-09-2018, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  19. florence smart

    Hi ive hit abrick wall .Im trying to find what happened to Florence smart ? Born in tipton 1897 .parents William and emma smart .sister Hannah Elizabeth nancy smart .many thanks

    Started by gemcat‎, 31-08-2018 4:50 PM
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    04-09-2018, 6:21 PM Go to last post
  20. Sarah Alice Bowles 19/4/1897

    Hello Forum Members It’s been a while since I last used this site to uncover my grandfather’s military history, and at that time I was most grateful for the help and information given. I am now trying to unravel another piece of family lore, but have hit a brick wall, so, once again I’m hoping...

    Started by PoppaB‎, 29-08-2018 4:58 PM
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