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Forum: Brickwalls

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  1. 20 years on, where do I look now?

    Is there a way, possibly online, to find somebody who was born on a particular date. Or is it down to ordering a birth certificate from Southport, with the rider being birth a specific day? The reason for the question is. I have been searching for my Gt Grandmother for over 20 years. Her...

    Started by CockneySparrow‎, 11-10-2018 8:21 PM
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  2. My Brick Wall

    Hi, I suppose I am going to do what most people do, introduce myself and then try and get some help with a brick wall....I had to have a relative called John Smith!! This branch of my family tree I am really struggling with and despite several attempts nothing seems to help. Information I know...

    Started by saddlers‎, 03-09-2013 8:33 PM
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  3. George Chester -Help finding parents

    George Chester abt. 1855 married & died in NZ (have NZ info on George) (death cert says England) but marriage cert says Australia, parents Charles Chester, occup "farmer" & Margaret (no maiden name). I found a birth for a George Chester 9 Jan 1859 Adelaide, with parents Charles Chester & Margaret...

    Started by JulesNZ‎, 05-02-2014 9:41 PM
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    17-10-2018, 3:28 AM Go to last post
  4. George Roberts

    Hi all, I've posted before re my great grandfather George Roberts, but now have another question. In a bid to find his birth reg, I'm working my way through the GRO in a process of elimination. Facts, George Roberts was born 7 May 1876, date given by his children, and same date on 1939 register. Do...

    Started by Elizabeth P‎, 13-10-2018 2:15 PM
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  5. Harry Carter and Esther Lake- marriage and pa

    Harry Carter was born about 1864 in Leicester. He died on 09 Oct 1913 in Horsforth, Yorkshire-West Riding, England. His occupation was an Electrician. Harry Carter and Esther Camden Lake had one child, Adolphus Harry Carter, who was born on 07 Feb 1898 in Burley, Yorkshire, England. On his birth...

    Started by mrbollinger‎, 13-10-2018 7:54 PM
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  6. Sarah Alice Bowles 19/4/1897

    Hello Forum Members Itís been a while since I last used this site to uncover my grandfatherís 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 Iím hoping...

    Started by PoppaB‎, 29-08-2018 4:58 PM
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  7. George Roberts

    Hi I'm new to the forum, my first post. I've spent many years on family history research, but this one person eludes me. My great grandfather George Roberts born 7 May 1877 but can't find where He married Florence Wright born 10 Jan 1884 at Birmingham registry office February 1913. They...

    Started by Elizabeth P‎, 20-06-2017 2:46 PM
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  8. William Whybrew unregistered birth?

    I'm looking for help in finding a birth registration for William Whybrew (b 1912, possibly in Ipswich.) I have William Whybrew (b 1884) married Adelaide Williams (b 1867) in 1905 in Colchester. They appear together, without children, in the 1911 census in Cambridge (Class: RG14; Piece: 9105;...

    Started by essbee‎, 13-10-2018 9:00 AM
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    14-10-2018, 11:04 AM Go to last post
  9. Alexander McLean Paisley (1763-1774)

    My McLean ancestors are from the Abbey parrish. Alexander McLean married Ann Lang, both of the Abbey parish, in 1763. . They had at least 4 children in Scotland (baptized in Paisley in 1766, 1768, 1770 & 1773), before emigrating to North America in 1774, following their pastor in Paisley, John...

    Started by USCRx1977‎, 06-10-2018 4:31 PM
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  10. Jean Morin. Londoner or French. Huguenot.

    Hi My 8xgreat grandmother was Marie Morin born in 1732 in Spitalfields in London daughter of Jean Morin and Elizabeth Pequin. Elizabeth Pequin was born in London in 1708 to French Huguenot parents. Jean Morin married in 1728 in Stepney. The closest match is for a Jean Morin born in 1713 in...

    Started by benny1982‎, 31-08-2008 12:09 PM
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    11-10-2018, 2:32 PM Go to last post
  11. Brickwall: Mary SMITH from Ireland

    Hi Everyone, My brick wall involves my 4th Great Grandmother, Mary SMITH, who married John TOWNSEND in 1804 at St Peter's Church, Yaxley, Huntingdonshire. I have a lot of information about Mary from Census data, her children, her will, but only after the marriage, which is the first event...

    Started by Megsy-Magus‎, 08-10-2018 11:30 PM
    ireland, rea, smith, townsend
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  12. 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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  13. Thos Wright Family Vault Kates Hill, Dudley

    I am looking for a vault of Thomas Wright Family Kates Hill Church, Dudley, Worcs. Died 1886 and any info on the vault.

    Started by Allofus‎, 07-10-2018 1:16 PM
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  14. 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 8:43 PM
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  15. Great grandfather

    I am searching for my Italian great grandfather and after help in Italy I have really hit a brick wall so I decided to do further research in uk in order to get more info and was surprised to find him on several electrol roles I can find no naturalisation papers then an older relative said he was...

    Started by Lindabuttercup‎, 02-10-2018 8:12 AM
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  16. Brett family history

    My name is Dave and i am a direct descendent of a William Britt who is buried in Newfoundland. His headstone says he was born in Christchurch, Hants, England in 1790 but this has led me to a brick wall. Any help would be appreciated as I have been researching for years with no luck.

    Started by Dave Brett‎, 30-09-2018 12:30 PM
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    02-10-2018, 2:37 PM Go to last post
  17. stuck on going back from 1901

    Good Morning, really need some help please, Looking for a Joseph Harris I,ve only found him on the 1901/1911 census living at 11, Thorold Street Bethnal Green, London, with his wife Sarah and Children My connection is with the son Joseph 1889. cannot find a marriage nor baptism, for their...

    Started by Lizziejane‎, 27-09-2018 8:53 AM
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  18. Which Simon Wills belongs to me?

    Hi, My name is Nancy Grubich and I live in Pennsylvania, US. My grandmother and grandfather emigrated from Cornwall in the early 1900ís. I have been doing research, mostly on ancestry.com and I am totally stuck on my third great grandfather, Simon Wills. He married Charity Eathorne in 1820. ...

    Started by nancygrubich‎, 03-03-2013 10:39 PM
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  19. 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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    26-09-2018, 9:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Walter Lewis

    Hi there, Looking on information regards a Walter Lewis who was a drum Major in the 89th Regiment of Foot, He died in India 14th July 1814, James

    Started by macbeth72‎, 24-09-2018 4:41 PM
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    25-09-2018, 1:57 PM Go to last post

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