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  1. Reeve Whitbread

    Hi I am looking for Reeve Whitbread b about 1867 Bury St Edmunds. I found him in the 1901 Census married to Florence J with children Beatrice, Reginald & Spence. They were living in Croydon Surrey in 1901. I can't find any other mention of the family. Can anyone please help? Regards Fiona

    Started by Fiona67‎, 11-07-2008 5:16 AM
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  2. Question Samuel Smith Somerset wrong father?

    My maternal great great grandfather was called Samuel Smith. I have a record for a baptism of a Samuel Smith on 20th Jan 1861 at Curry Rivel Somerset. His parents were William Smith (1832-1913) & Mary House (1836-1902). The 1861 census gives his year of birth as 1860. Samuel married twice and I...

    Started by Devsom‎, 12-06-2018 10:23 AM
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    13-06-2018, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  3. Trying to find a British/Bermuda ancestor

    Hello, This is my first post. I am trying to find the first name of a female maternal ancestor who lived in Bermuda in the 19th C. I have spent many, many hours since January, and can't find her in any records. My 4th cousin told me how the surname Scott got into his family: My female...

    Started by PearlStringer‎, 27-05-2018 1:22 AM
    bermuda, birmingham, scott
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    12-06-2018, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  4. Feeneys of Dromahaire Co. Leitrim Ireland

    Hello, I wonder if anyone has any information on Feeney's of Dromahaire, Co. Leitrim Ireland circa 1800's? I am descended from Mary Anne Feeney, born 1867 in Dromahaire, who was married in 1889 to Henry Steer (b.1868 Croydon) and had her first few children in Cork then one, my next ancestor...

    Started by Jessica1877‎, 16-09-2008 6:15 PM
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    11-06-2018, 8:45 AM Go to last post
  5. Carter Family

    We have a story in the family that an Uncle can back from Emigrating from Australia with his wife and went back after Adopting 2 children from the Children's Home which was just up the road from my Granddad house. Now I have Edward William Carter b 1905 England. 1. question which year did he...

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 05-06-2018 7:40 AM
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    07-06-2018, 3:50 PM Go to last post
  6. Dyer, Gurr

    Hi my name is Nick and I am new the this, I have decided to try and trace back my Mothers side of my family. Her Married name was Elizabeth Rose Eckersley, she was married to Raymond Henry Eckersley. She passed away in Feb 2000 Tunbridge Wells Kent. Her maiden name was Dyer. The reason I want trace...

    Started by NickEckersley‎, 07-05-2016 7:32 PM
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    06-06-2018, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  7. Exclamation Wrong man? Illegitimate G Gdad? Both/Neither?

    I've just been looking on IrishAncestors and now realise that I've carried out loads of research on the wrong people. You'd have thought this was impossible with the name Kohler in Dublin, wouldn't you? It's not if they're all called Charles! It all began with Charles Kohler, son of Charles...

    Started by Spangle‎, 14-03-2010 4:00 AM
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    06-06-2018, 9:28 AM Go to last post
  8. Perry Family Tree

    Hi, this is my first post. I would appreciate some help with tracing my Perry family tree. This is what I have found out so far. My grandfather was Dudley Walter Perry 1891-1985 born in Bow London, his father was Walter James Perry 1866-1951 born in Kensington London, his father was George...

    Started by MartinPerry‎, 01-06-2018 6:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-06-2018, 6:21 AM Go to last post
  9. John Herbert

    If the research that I have done so far is correct then John Herbert was baptised 17.April.1785 in Sevenhampton Gloucestershire, his parents were John Herbert & Mary Welch. John Herbert married Sarah Townsend 27.Nov.1810 in Charlton Kings Gloucestershire. John's occupation is a "Baker" On...

    Started by gardenpest29‎, 31-05-2018 1:56 PM
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    01-06-2018, 1:22 PM Go to last post
  10. Allum - Tower Hamlets Militia

    Dead end trying to locate Sgt Michael Allum who was in the Tower Hamlets Militia around 1807 - 1810 according to birth records from Edmonton, Middlesex. May have Connection back to Warwickshire. Possible details born 28 Dec 1768 Bulkington. Marriage Mary Brown 17 Feb 1789. Death 4 Feb 1829. Royal...

    Started by Allumj‎, 17-01-2016 9:54 PM
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  11. MIller/Huntley

    I am struggling to find birth evidence of my Great grand mother.Her name was Adelaide Miller. Verbal history has it that she was born in Sunderland 1891.She married Charles Thomas Huntley in 1914 in South Africa and had my Grand mother (Dorothy Adelaide) in 1913. I would be most grateful for any...

    Started by Barbara W‎, 24-05-2018 8:46 AM
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    30-05-2018, 6:02 AM Go to last post
  12. Smile John Dwyer born Ireland lived Merthyr Tydfil

    new to brit-gen looking for dwyers in Merthyr Tydfil and sedwicks of dent if anybody can help

    Started by steward‎, 16-04-2018 7:19 PM
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    22-05-2018, 9:37 PM Go to last post
  13. George Addenbrooke

    Hi All I have hit a Brickwall and bounced after 40 years at this i cant seem to get beyond George Addenbrooke b 1470 d 1548 he owned land in Romsley under the abbey of Halesowen in 1499 and in 1548 at Romsley Regis then belonging to the Abbey. George according to all my research the progenitor of...

    Started by Addphill‎, 21-05-2018 4:36 AM
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  14. Daniel Henderson Grose of Carrick on Shannon

    Trying to determine the parentage of Daniel Henderson Grose who was born in Carrick on Shannon, Ireland in 1793. My thought is that he must be the son of Daniel Charles Grose, the artist and nephew of Francis Grose the antiquarian. Daniel Charles Grose seems to have settled in Carrick on Shannon...

    Started by warrwykk‎, 18-05-2018 2:11 PM
    artist, daniel, grose, ireland, leitrim
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  15. George William Fenton, born in Walsall?

    My wife is the grand-daughter of George William Fenton, probably born in Walsall, Staffordshire, around 1875 to James Fenton and Catherine Wood. In the 1881 census, he is said to be born in Walsall. However, searches of birth registrations does not reveal any births of a George in Walsall at...

    Started by photograham‎, 15-05-2018 12:21 AM
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    16-05-2018, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  16. find George W.Pearce

    My paternal grandfather George W. Pearce appears only two times on official records. I. passenger list: September 18. 1912 onboard Royal Edward departed Bristol destination Montreal Canada. George Pearce age 38 birth year 1874 occupation Engineer accompanied by : Edith Pearce

    Started by archworth‎, 09-05-2018 3:54 PM
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    munition workers ww1
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    15-05-2018, 11:26 PM Go to last post
  17. James Smith and the Carney family.

    My ancestor was James Smith born c1790. He married Sarah Inkpen at All Saints Church, High Street, Oxford in August 1819. The witnesses was Hannah Hawkes and Andrew Carney. James and Sarah had several children inbetween 1820 and 1840. Names such as Sarah, Edwin, George, Ann, William, Henry, James,...

    Started by benny1982‎, 04-04-2018 1:48 PM
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    15-05-2018, 5:44 PM Go to last post
  18. Searching for Richard and Mary Ann

    My 3xgt grandmotherís sister Mary Ann Arthur married Richard Hazelwood, Coachman, on 6 Nov 1854 at the Parish Church of St Austell. Both were of full age. Richard gives his fatherís name and occupation as Richard Hazelwood, Innkeeper. Richard was born in Helston, Cornwall C1827. Richard...

    Started by KathNZ‎, 16-03-2011 6:18 AM
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    07-05-2018, 12:27 AM Go to last post
  19. Peter Mulvay born c1840

    This is one of many brick walls, Peter was born in the UK or Ireland approximately 1840. He is my 3x great grandfather and emigrated to New Zealand marrying the first of his three wives Elizabeth 'Betsey' Oliver in 1862. My great grandmother was alive when I was born and insisted the Mulvays came...

    Started by RuthM0‎, 25-04-2018 1:23 PM
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    ireland, mulvay, scotland
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    02-05-2018, 4:43 PM Go to last post

    Hi Fellow Researchers I have hit a brick wall and need help. My ggreat grandmother was born around 1826 at Kingswear in Devon where she spent her early years. In 1853 to 1860 I have her living in Islington, London with four children all with the surname Davies. Baptism records recorded...

    Started by bighandsbeard‎, 28-04-2018 1:24 PM
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    30-04-2018, 4:36 PM Go to last post

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