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  1. Red face Joy A Card

    On my husbands grandmother Joy Tomlin, birth certificate registered in 1908 in Billesden Leicester, her mother is shown as Clara Tomlin formerly Joy A Card. I cannot trace any birth for Joy Card., I also cannot trace a Joy Tomlin on the 1911 census. Please help! Joy Tomlin had a daughter Joan in...

    Started by Jan Chambers‎, 10-08-2018 5:35 PM
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  2. Hannah Lea(h) 1861 census?

    Hannah Lea, daughter of John Henry Lea and Martha Taylor, was born in Stockport, Cheshire, England in 1844. She's on the 1851 census with her family, and on the 1871 census with her husband Robert Nield and his family. But 1861 I can't find her. I've looked everywhere. Please help!

    Started by ElizabethNield‎, 15-08-2018 4:38 PM
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  3. The death of FLORENCE TREASA FRAY-COGGINS

    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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  4. Need help finding Perry marriage details

    I would like to purchase a copy of my great great grandfather’s marriage certificate from the GRO but am having trouble finding any records that match the details I currently have. From my great grandfather’s birth certificate, I know that his father, (my great great grandfather), was George...

    Started by MartinPerry‎, 14-08-2018 3:44 PM
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  5. John Stewart born 1854

    Hello my name is Bev Meyers. I never knew such a thing like this existed until my son directed me to this page.. I have been researching for about two and a half years. I have hit a brick wall, and landed here. I am looking for a John Stewart who parents are John and Elizabeth Bell Stewart...

    Started by Bevmeyers‎, 02-08-2018 6:38 PM
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    ellen catherine stewart, guyana, john stewart
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  6. Emily Sophia Black - parentage & childhood?

    Emily Sophia Black, mother Elizabeth Manning, was born about 1886 in Peterborough, England, UK. Her parents' marriage record gives Elizabeth's husband's name as Gustave Felix Black, a Frenchman, son of Jeremie Black of France. Ok, that's all well and good so far. Over on Ancestry we found...

    Started by ElizabethNield‎, 10-08-2018 7:19 AM
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  7. CLAYTON-HINCHLIFFE Marriage 1910?

    One for the sleuths! James William CLAYTON's WW1 Service Record states that he was married when he joined up on 2 September 1914. He was 33y 6m (born CLECKHEATON) and lived at 28 Valley Road, CLECKHEATON. The last 2 pages of his records (which are often mis-files, but the other info on the...

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-08-2018 6:23 AM
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  8. Robert Johnstone 1895 Dunfermline

    A real puzzel for me is my father he was Scottish and born in dunfermline in 1895. He was a pensioner when i was born and was a widower. We have followed a family line which ends abruptly. dad was in first world war but was a man of few words his name was Robert Johnstone, i'm named after his mum...

    Started by Chrissie b‎, 24-07-2018 6:22 PM
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    13-08-2018, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  9. Samuel Cox b 1808 Ireland (British Subject)

    Hi All, this ones mystified many of us for years - the above is the year and place of birth listed on Census forms in 1841 when he is already married and living in Hardingstone Northamptonshire and 1851 when he is in still in Hardingstone. He and his family emigrated to New Zealand aboard the...

    Started by RuthM0‎, 12-08-2018 5:24 PM
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  10. CALLEN,CALLON OF TENBY

    I have not been able to trace the parents of Stephen Callen, born Tenby about 1780, died 19April1820, married Susannah Webb (born Howell) of St Issells, Pembrokeshire, Wales. I have marriage banns, coastguard ships records, death certificate but no birth certificate. I have corresponded with...

    Started by Ozcalr‎, 01-08-2018 1:02 AM
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  11. Exclamation Jones Family Brickwall

    Hi, wondering if anyone could help me find the parents of: Robert John Jones born 1926 Myra Jones (married name Hackett) born 1930 I think their mother was Annie Hughes born in 1902, but I can't find a definite birth record and I am unable to find who the father is. Any help would be...

    Started by emilyjl‎, 10-08-2018 5:44 PM
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  12. William Whalley

    Can anyone help i have hit a brick wall trying to find parents of William Whalley William Whalley BIRTH 1665 • Clayton, Lancashire, England DEATH 16 JAN 1730 • Middleton Near Manchester, Lancashire, England 7th great-grandfather William Married a Ann Kershaw in Manchester 5 Jan 1688 ...

    Started by jen1302‎, 09-08-2018 5:30 PM
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  13. 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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  14. HENRY WILSON - HELP PLEASE - PARENTS????

    Hello, please can anyone advise. Feeling pretty useless at all this family tree stuff at the moment :no:. I'm trying to start up a tree from scratch and have been previously referencing a tree made by someone else who they've kindly allowed me to refer to. Unfortunately in the last few days, a...

    Started by wilssearch‎, 07-08-2018 4:25 AM
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  15. Charles Herbert Price 1881-1918

    My grandmother has a WW1 death penny for a soldier who fought alongside her father in the war. His name was Charles Herbert Price and he didn't appear to have any family at the time of his death, so all of his affects were left to my great grandfather. I thought that maybe if I could find some...

    Started by swendeperle82‎, 07-08-2018 10:32 AM
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  16. Sydney John Godden - naval records?

    My grandfather was born in 1910 and died in 1948. In a newspaper article about his death it states that he had been a gunner in the Royal Navy during World War Two. I'm not sure how accurate that is (the article also says he was born in his parents house which is patently not true as he was born...

    Started by TracyGodden‎, 07-08-2018 3:32 PM
    godden, kent, navy
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  17. Cornelius Gibbons b1836

    I have a Cornelius Gibbons born 1836 that is living in Tasmania, earliest record found is 1859. He married Jane Pearmain in 1862 at Port Sorell, they had 11 children. Cornelius died 22 Sep 1904, Don, Tasmania. The problem I have is that I have no idea where he was born or when he entered the...

    Started by keith brit‎, 04-08-2018 4:02 AM
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  18. John Fenwick & Elizabeth Wilson Gateshead

    Never had a dead end like this. John Fenwick (a platelayer on the railway) who was born in Lamesley in Gateshead abt 1825. His wife is Elizabeth (nee Wilson) born abt 1830 in Kyloe, n/land. They appear in the 1861 census in Trinity Street in Gateshead and stay there nice and tidy until their...

    Started by Adele S‎, 13-04-2017 10:17 PM
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  19. HICKS/BARNETT Marriage

    Folks, On 1861 census appears Charles Hicks b 1832 Yaxley,Huntingdonshire,his wife,Mary Ann b 1838 Sawtry,Huntingdonshire. Hester Hestead Hicks b 1854 Walford,Herefordshire.(birth registered Thornbury,Gloucestershire) Henry Hestead Hicks 1857 Deeping St James,Lincolnshire. By 1871 Hester is...

    Started by warncoort‎, 03-08-2018 6:17 AM
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    04-08-2018, 7:07 AM Go to last post
  20. Youden Search

    I am looking for information on Thomas Youden born Nov. 1790 in England. I have all the information from when he came to Canada but I can not find anything before that.

    Started by julia515‎, 30-07-2018 8:47 PM
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    03-08-2018, 3:20 PM Go to last post

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