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  1. henry barton furness lost,

    hi , all. in my family search i have found james barton furness b 1855 camden town , he wed eleanor martha leake in 1876 finchley , he died 1917 hendon , well on the marriage certificate it states the father was henry barton furness, well i have searched all census but no luck , i have found james...

    Started by antony1958‎, 25-07-2017 5:59 PM
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  2. Henry Shawers

    Born circa 1828. Lived in London and Southern England during 1850s - 1870s. A narrow weaver of lace trimmings and fringes. I believe that he was born on the European Continent, and that his name was anglicised. Any help - any, would be so wonderful, I've taken this as far as I can for now. ...

    Started by Norfolk L-M20‎, 24-07-2017 9:09 PM
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    25-07-2017, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  3. Susan Riches.

    Hi all, not been on for a while and still plugging away at my family tree. Here is one of my latest brickwalls. In May 1725 my ancestor Susan Riches wed Henry Helsdon at All Saints, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Their first child was Robert, second Elizabeth, third Dennis (My ancestor), fourth...

    Started by benny1982‎, 21-07-2017 2:47 PM
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    25-07-2017, 9:22 PM Go to last post
  4. Joseph Matthew Pearce died 1976

    Dear All, I have been researching a chap called Joseph Matthew(s) Pearce and I have hit a bit of a problem. I am keen to order a copy of his death certificate, but have been unable to find his death in the register. I know he died on the 16th September 1976 (according to his probate records...

    Started by johnnie214‎, 25-07-2017 2:11 PM
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  5. 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 Grandmotherís ancestors. Her name was Mary Gray (nee Hallett), she was Roman...

    Started by BrendaB‎, 18-07-2017 3:53 PM
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  6. Question Alexander Fleming - where are you?

    Hi All I have come to a grinding halt trying to find information about my Scottish Alexander Fleming. The only information I have managed to find is: 1891 Census with his parents John and Anne Fleming, brothers Robert and Thomas, sisters Elizabeth and Janet living at Whitelee, St Boswells,...

    Started by blue wren‎, 25-07-2017 7:27 AM
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  7. Red face Isabella Jacobs 1856

    I have long been trying to identify the family of Isabella Jacobs, the mother of Charles Jacobs ( My great grandfather). Charles Jacobs was born in October 1856 at the Gordon Hotel, Piazza, St Paul, Covent Garden, his mother is identified as Isabella Jacobs of the same addess. The birth was...

    Started by Baron Wilbur‎, 23-07-2017 12:55 PM
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  8. Smile Levi Walker born 1830's yorkshire england

    Trying to go back before 1830's with my 2nd g grandfather, Levi walker, i have found him in the 1841 census, he was in prison, at the age of ten, I know he was transported to Australia , aboard the Dudbrook , and arrived in 1853 , i have traced him from western Australia to Victoria, and i know he...

    Started by david walker‎, 27-09-2013 1:22 PM
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    25-07-2017, 7:45 AM Go to last post
  9. robert scott

    Robert Scott was transported toTasmania Australia in 1822.He was tried in Northallerton for horse stealing.He married in Welshpool but we can find no record of his wife,parents or birth. Do hope someone can help.

    Started by grandma2003‎, 21-07-2017 8:22 AM
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    24-07-2017, 9:15 PM Go to last post
  10. mystery daughter

    Trying another line and this one is a mystery. Frederick Checker was born in 1861 to Emily Checker in Camberwell Workhouse. He notes his father as Benjamin Checker (deceased on his marriage certificate) in 1884 in Walworth, Surrey. I have found Emily Checker on the 1871 census living with...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 20-07-2017 7:23 PM
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  11. Henry Horton

    I'm looking for the parents of Henry Horton. He can be found in all censi from 1831 to 1881, living in either St Leonard or Hythe, Kent, where he was born, married to an Elizabeth Vinnicombe who'd had one 'illegitimate' child as a teenager (presumably unmarried given she was 16). His children...

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 19-07-2017 1:08 PM
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    23-07-2017, 12:11 PM Go to last post
  12. Margaret Alice Kane/Cain/Caine

    Hi, I have struck a brick wall with Margaret Alice Kane/Cain/Caine. She was born abt 1878 in South Bank Yorkshire. This is according to the 1911 census. She married Wm George Bell. Have not been able to find a birth or marriage for her. Their first son John was born abt 1900. On her son Wm...

    Started by kiwibarb‎, 22-07-2017 7:02 AM
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    23-07-2017, 4:33 AM Go to last post
  13. William Joseph Edwards B. 1780 Tilbury, Shro

    I am searching for William Joseph Edwards, my GGG Grandfather. I have information from other trees on Ancestry.com as follows: Born Abt. 1780 in Tilbury, Shropshire, England. Death in Oct-Dec 1856 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, UK. Marriage to Sarah Perry in 1815, Ditton Priors, Shropshire,...

    Started by BCBJR‎, 25-09-2013 7:10 AM
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  14. Joseph Davenport minor when married

    Hello My 3rd gt grandfather, Joseph Davenport married Sarah Gothard in 1835 in Newington, Surrey. They were both minors but had their parents permission to marry. Witness was Ann Davenport. I cannot locate Joseph's birth/baptism. There are a few Joseph Davenports around that time and...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 17-07-2017 5:45 PM
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  15. Exclamation Benjamin Powis HORTON missing.

    Up until 1895 he had been at Nickless (Farm), Milson, Shropshire with wife Elizabeth and five daughters, in Q3 of that year his youngest daughter Lily Ellen is born but his wife died, then in Q3 1897 Lily died and in Q1 1900 his eldest Louisa Bevan (23) is buried at Nash Chapel (Burford Parish)....

    Started by macwil‎, 20-11-2016 2:10 PM
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  16. Edward Morgan wife Ann Morgan Liverpool

    Hi everyone, this one has me well and truly stumped! Edward Morgan is my great great grandfather, his daughter Mary Ellen Morgan(my great grandma)married Joseph Wild! Mary Ellen born 1874 liverpool had sister called Rose Ann Morgan born 1899, now on GRO site you can get mothers maiden name..so...

    Started by toffeetower‎, 15-07-2017 12:10 AM
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  17. Moved: Choosing between two Henry Hortons?

    I now have a confirmed link between Henry Horton (born c. 1816, died around 1879) and Selina Roe, often Sceline, or Saleena. They stayed inside Whitehaven so while it's fairly easy to trace Selina Roe/Tyson, being the only person with that name, there are two Henry Tysons living in the 1841...

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 19-07-2017 4:09 PM
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  18. Trouble with finding a correct record

    I'm having trouble finding a birth record for a Mary Hannah Sandles. She was born in oddington Gloucestershire in 1863. Problem is I can't find a birth record for her and there are two Mary Sandles born in Stow on the wold Gloucestershire that year, one was Mary Sandles and the other was Mary Ann...

    Started by Whiskeyboi‎, 13-07-2017 1:16 PM
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    18-07-2017, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  19. Alfred Anderson b.1882 Sunderland

    Hello. I seem to have reached yet another brick wall. I am struggling to find any information in regards to an ancestor by the name of Alfred Anderson (b. 1882 +/- 1 year), no parents names, no birth place. He was most likely (based on his death record) born in 1882. Precisely where I...

    Started by Mcleeds‎, 26-01-2017 11:30 PM
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  20. looking for a genealogy genius please?

    hi everyone, I'm am looking for some input, some thinking outside the box maybe on my double brick brick-wall blocker. this ones had me stumped for the last ten years - I go through periods of being determined to finding these people and then give up for a little while. apologies to those who may...

    Started by Clarky76‎, 09-07-2017 10:08 PM
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