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  1. Charles "Augustus" Smith circa 1842

    According to Census records born either in Liverpool or Sweden in 1842. Sometimes used middle name Augustus. Documented History starts in Mar 1865 when my 2 great grandfather is born. Charles Smith listed as father. Charles marries Emily Morgan Mason in 1866 - on the wedding records...

    Started by mcsking‎, 25-05-2019 5:48 AM
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  2. Requesting help for passenger shipping lists

    Hi I've been researching my family tree and have got as far back a 1871 on the census. I am now trying to find out about an ancestor called Pedro Blanco born 1838 - nationality Spaniard - coming into Liverpool port! Any info greatly received! Thanks Kerry

    Started by wallydog‎, 15-08-2012 11:18 PM
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  3. Finding living relatives

    Really don't want to sign up for a free trial on ancestry to view three family trees that have my Great Grandfather Reeve Whitbread also know as Reby Whitbread on so thought I would reach out here, the trees are for Miles, Gregory and Sutton if by any chance these trees relate to you please get in...

    Started by Sarah Wilson‎, 24-05-2019 9:49 PM
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    25-05-2019, 9:42 AM Go to last post
  4. James Parkin 1825 - 1846

    James Parkin was born in Yorkshire, probably Hull, in 1825 to James Parkin and Mary Lucy Parkin (Lythgoe). Indications are that he died at sea, maybe off Cape Horn, in 4 Feb? 1846 (information from several public family trees). Other researchers also mention death may have been in Kentucky, USA....

    Started by photograham‎, 20-05-2019 6:28 AM
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    21-05-2019, 6:40 AM Go to last post

    This thread was 'bumped' in August 2018. Post #18 onwards. The info I have on Florence Treasa (bear with me) Born 2/12/1901 Hartlepool, I have the birth certificate Brother, Frederick Frances b 11/7/1903 Hartlepool, I have the birth certificate Florence had a child, Ronnie Fray b...

    Started by Paul M‎, 08-02-2009 10:11 AM
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  6. Question Ardis Help!!!!!

    I have tried before on here to see if anyone can help find my Ardis'. I can't find them in the 1901 or 1911 census. John Ardis 1855 Mary Ardis 1862 Alexander Ardis 1879 James Ardis 1884 (found him in Mold Wales in 1901) Thomas Ardis 1887 They have been Hardis, Hardes, Oadis, Ardess and...

    Started by Carolineardis‎, 27-01-2009 12:14 PM
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    19-05-2019, 1:12 PM Go to last post
  7. Mary Ann Blyth, of Louth Lincolnshire

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if I could have some advice on tackling the following brickwall: My ancestor, Mary Ann Blyth, was born in about 1801 in Louth, Lincolnshire, according to census records. In In 1841 Mary Ann, lives in Blyth (coincidentally) Bawtry, Yorkshire with her husband...

    Started by hilarykellis‎, 28-06-2015 4:09 AM
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    19-05-2019, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  8. Cool Those Pesky Smiths

    Hi Everybody! So Im struggling right now, I'll explain out as much as I can & would love any help people can give. I've made alot of progress and now hit this wall. My ultimate goal is to learn the identity of my grandads father, he was born illigitimately in Whitechapel, London in 1932. ...

    Started by Empirestate‎, 14-05-2019 9:01 AM
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    15-05-2019, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  9. Thumbs up Married twice...

    Hi I'm newly researching my gg grandfather (Rupert Francis Keeling) and have hit a brick wall. He appears to have been married twice (unless there was someone else with the same name and same DOB). He was married once in 1877 (Mary Ann Trueman) and a child was born (my g grandfather Wetherby...

    Started by jjsebba‎, 16-03-2019 1:25 AM
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    14-05-2019, 8:37 AM Go to last post
  10. John Walter Horace Francis Smith

    Hi all I was wondering if anyone could give me any ideas on my great grandfather. I thought I was in luck when I saw he wasnīt just plain old John Smith but unfortunately the luck didnīt last long. Here is what I have: Born 24 Nov 1870 Married 19 Sep 1894 to Mary May Tearl Lived from 1911 to...

    Started by SteveReynolds‎, 13-05-2019 5:14 PM
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  11. Myhre - Stavanger to England 19th century

    My great grandfather Helge August Myhre travelled from Stavanger in the nid 1800's. We have no exact record of departure from Stavanger or arrival in England apart from; a document dated Dec 1851 in Stavanger that was required by the Norwegian authorities for (overseas) travel. : and shipping...

    Started by PhilMyhre‎, 17-04-2019 12:16 AM
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  12. Tracing Spanish ancestors from Philippines

    Hi I am looking into my Blanco family history and all census records say that my great great grandad Emilio Blanco and his Uncle Pedro were Spaniards from the Philippine Islands. I would love to find a birth certificate for them and a place of birth. Family rumour was that they came from Seville...

    Started by wallydoginoz‎, 04-05-2019 12:30 PM
    emilio blanco, francisco, olives, pedro, philippines
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    10-05-2019, 3:05 AM Go to last post
  13. 20+ Years Milsom/Pope Marriage Brick Wall

    Hello all, I've just been advised by Super Moderator Sue from Wales that now would be a good time to post my huge brick wall query due to the current techie difficulties - so hear goes. For 20+ years now my daughter and I have been researching the illusive Henry Milsom in our family tree. Henry...

    Started by Sallybathome‎, 21-09-2016 7:30 AM
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  14. 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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  15. Sarah Mears

    Hi It is as if the family came from mars Sarah Mears b abt 1835 Denton Lancs fathers name Henry Mears given at marriage to Jonathan Dodd at Northwich,She is down as servant at Rudheath 1851 giving Denton Lancs as Birthplace,we think it could be Sarah Ann Mears as she starts using that in later...

    Started by tommy tipper‎, 02-04-2019 4:36 PM
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    04-05-2019, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  16. Red face William (Willie) Warrington

    Birthdate given as 1894, found Nov 15, 1898, St. Leonards Parish, Shoreditch, Cottage Home of Hornchurch. Looking for parents, DOB, relatives.

    Started by Elliemay‎, 30-04-2019 9:03 PM
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  17. Jacob prime 1848-1899 brick wall on birth

    Hi not sure where to post this but I need some help if any one can! My 2 x great grandad Jacob prime 1848-1899 I can find him on 1891 England census and also his marriage in 1870 to Elizabeth Bailey. It states his place of birth as USA and his father's name John. Can anyone help me or point me...

    Started by Hanhan1‎, 01-05-2019 8:25 PM
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  18. Charles Edward FENWICK and Eliza GARTON

    Hi im chrissie b and i am happy to join your happy band and hopefully find out some information a bout my grand parents Charles edward fenick wife eliza garten . Im retired and have a few hobbies , my son has started a family tree but have hit a brick wall . Im hoping there will be a relative...

    Started by Chrissie b‎, 24-07-2018 3:34 PM
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    01-05-2019, 5:23 PM Go to last post
  19. Help Transcribing Gravestone

    I recently made a visit to an unidentified grave site believed to be from the 1820s. I do believe I found at least two stones with inscriptions. This is an example of one. As you can tell, it is badly worn. Can anyone help to identify the inscription here?

    Started by pistolm23‎, 02-04-2019 4:06 PM
    burial, grave, identification
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    29-04-2019, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  20. Unhappy George Price

    Hi, because Ive had such grea success with another stone waller I thought I'd throw this one out there lol. My GG GrandF was George Price wed Jane Hollis in 1876 in hull. Says his dad is George too (a marine store sic ' dealer) 1st GP says he was born in notts. Lots born there...but none of these...

    Started by RosieM‎, 21-03-2010 1:38 PM
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    29-04-2019, 2:20 PM Go to last post

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