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This board is not for general research queries. Please only post those Brickwalls that you haven't been able to knock down - yet!

  1. 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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  2. John Rivotta, born around 1910?

    My own personal brickwall is that of my maternal Grandfather, John Rivotta (or possibly Rivolta). Possibly born 15th March 1910. This is what I know about him. He was originally admitted to Parish Street Workhouse in Bermondsey by the Police aged around 2 years, described as 'abandoned'. From...

    Started by Jonesy‎, 23-02-2009 6:21 PM
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  3. Curse the marks on census images

    For months (may even be years) I had been trying to find where my great grandfather's second wife was living in 1881 befre her marriage in 1889. All name variants and wildcards produced nothing. She was born in Montgomery in 1855 but whatever I tried I couldn't find her. But today I was studying...

    Started by David Tuson‎, 24-04-2018 5:50 AM
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    25-04-2018, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  4. Susan Warner/Bristol

    Hi, Still trying to knock down this brickwall...it's been forever arrrgghhhh :-/ My 2x Gt Grandmother was born Susan Warner in 1817, Bristol. I can find nothing relating to her birth or family etc. I have come across a family named WARNER in Bristol that got my attention - (Henry and...

    Started by Cockney-Sparra‎, 12-02-2018 5:36 PM
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  5. Pollard in Cornwall

    I have an Edward POLLARD who married Ann Lightfoot, at Lansallos, Cornwall, on December 10th 1826. I have been trying, for ages, to gather information about the accestry of both of them. Some help will be greatly appreciated

    Started by Whitehawk‎, 19-04-2018 4:00 PM
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  6. 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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  7. Voelkel

    This mornings help opened up many avenues for me to explore, I'm hoping i can do that again! This family is German living in London. The first record i started with was my GGrandmothers marriage cert. Name Florence Voelkel Age 30 Birth Year abt 1891 Birth Place London, England Marriage...

    Started by fieryone‎, 09-04-2018 5:47 PM
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    17-04-2018, 11:00 AM Go to last post
  8. Howells, Newport, 1838

    Hello, Am wondering if anyone could give a hand. Looking for Ben (Benjamin) Howells born 1838 Newport Wales. Appears in a few censuses (e.g. 1881 Durham area). Wife Elizabeth Evans (married around 1860s); occupation puddler Son Ben Jr. born in Yorkshire, aged 18 in 1881 census. Thanks

    Started by HuntersMoon‎, 15-04-2018 2:35 PM
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  9. Robert HOPKINSON born Middlesex abt 1811

    My ancestor Robert HOPKINSON married at St Marylebone in 1829. On the 1841 census he is aged 30 and aged 42 or 43 at death in 1850. So born 1808-1811. To go backwards all I have to go on is a Middlesex birth county from the 1841 census. I have left this alone for a good decade but now that more...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 13-04-2018 3:36 PM
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    14-04-2018, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  10. Barrett - Probable Home Child

    I am trying to connect my GGrandfather to England. When I first started my genealogy journey I was looking into my fathers mother and with him got certs etc and puzzled that one out, unfortunately he (my father) died before learning what I found out. My grandfather passed when i was 11, and his...

    Started by fieryone‎, 09-04-2018 11:20 AM
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    13-04-2018, 9:25 PM Go to last post
  11. searching for living Aunt

    I am beginning to feel i have the worst record keeping family in the history of record keeping... ever!! After years of rabbit holes and limited success have decided i need to contact a living relative (don't actually know if the is living) who may have something, anything to help my quest. ...

    Started by lukeboshier‎, 05-11-2017 8:14 AM
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  12. Surname

    Hi,My Baker family comes from Herstmonceux in Sussex. John Baker married Elizabeth Deadly in 1799.Elizabeth Deadly was born in Ireland 1776.Can anyone help me is Deadly a Irish surname because I can't seem to find anything about her or the name.Many thanks

    Started by TIGGER‎, 31-03-2018 11:54 PM
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    12-04-2018, 4:37 PM Go to last post
  13. Question Born at sea

    Hi all Not so much a brick wall as a 'water wall'! My maternal Great Grandfather was John Henry Bush and lived in Warwickshire. He only starts to appear on the 1881 census and,by then, has been married a couple of years. The problem is, he says he was 'born at sea'. The 1881 and 1901 Census...

    Started by janblakeuk‎, 22-11-2015 1:07 PM
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  14. Moved: Births at sea pre 1854

    I'm at a standstill with researching my maternal grandmother's family. Her father, John Henry Bush (my great-grandfather), first appears in the 1881 census. He married Annie Cox in 1879 and they were living in Warwick. My problem is that he states on all censuses that he was born at sea. On one...

    Started by janblakeuk‎, 12-04-2018 10:46 AM
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  15. Hannah Colby/Norfolk

    Hi all, I'm searching for any info on my 4x Paternal Gt Grandmother - Hannah Colby b. 1750 Norfolk. She married William Johnson (1750 - 1807) at North Walsham, Norfolk on the 3rd Feb 1771 (aged 21). I am unable to view the actual record, though. (it's from the England select thingy) I...

    Started by Cockney-Sparra‎, 11-04-2018 3:29 PM
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  16. 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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  17. Hallett family

    Forgive me if I am posting this in the wrong place, but I have only found this forum today and have my fingers crossed the someone will be able to help me. I am having difficulty finding with any certainty my Grandmother’s ancestors. Her name was Mary Gray (nee Hallett), she was Roman...

    Started by BrendaB‎, 18-07-2017 2:53 PM
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  18. Hallet Family

    I am trying to find a marriage for John Hallet (b1852) to Martha Mary Warren(b1853). I have found an entry in the London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns in 1891 which seems to show the dates the banns were called, but can find nothing of the marriage. Can you help with this please....

    Started by BrendaB‎, 07-04-2018 3:52 PM
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    07-04-2018, 6:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Moved: William Pearson wife and parents

    Started by BJ Smith‎, 17-03-2018 10:36 PM
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  20. 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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    04-04-2018, 5:07 PM Go to last post

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