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  1. Thumbs up lost two born / unborn children.

    hi all, on my grandmother,s 1911 census it states 13 children 4 died , i have been through all types of records but can only find two ,annie eliza hine b1877 d 1880 clarence hine 1880 d1883, this is the family william arthur hine b 1853 d 1923 ...

    Started by antony1958‎, 22-04-2017 1:40 PM
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  2. Exclamation Independent Chapel at Morley

    Although I have googled and checked elsewhere I have been unable to really find out what religion an Independent Chapel was for. I have a family whose ancestors seem to have been married and baptised in an Independent Chapel (in and around Leeds). When he - Aquila Firth - marries, all the...

    Started by JuneC‎, 20-04-2015 8:10 AM
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  3. stephen bailey, fisherton anger

    Hello, I am wanting details of Stephen Bailey who died 28 Jan 1836 in Fisherton at the infirmary. I need his death / headstone details to confirm if he is my relative or not. His wifes name was Rebecca. I have been unable to find his birth details . Any help appreciated. Thank you Chrissy.

    Started by chrissy107‎, 17-04-2017 11:54 PM
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  4. Talking Alfred Abel Macpherson

    Hi all, Its been 9 years I have been on this trail and still no further forward etc some military. On army records it states he was born around 1873 in Adelaide Australia and yet there is no birth certificates Arrived in Glasgow 15 May 1895, back in Sydney 18th July 1912. Marriage 7 April...

    Started by Witchypoo‎, 16-04-2017 4:37 PM
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  5. 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 5:09 AM
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  6. Cool birth record Amor Augusta Lovell

    Hi everyone I am trying to find the birth record and confirm parents for: Amor Augusta Lovell, b.1824 Sussex. father John Lovell. daughter Emily Lovell b.1845 Frant Kent.as per her birth cert. Amor married a few times. 1st legal marriage to Jesse Standing 1850 Mailing Kent 2nd marriage to...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 20-04-2017 7:08 AM
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  7. Job Boulton of Droitwich and Bridgnorth

    This is about my overall brickwall of Job Boulton of Droitwich and his son, also named Job. I am posting in hopes of getting new ideas and a fresh perspective. Job Boulton, chandler, of Droitwich, married Mary Allen (daughter of John and Mercy, bap 1662 at Droitwich ), also of Droitwich, 16...

    Started by t@nya‎, 21-04-2017 4:01 PM
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  8. help to find a marriage

    Hello again Still on the Weston front! I am hoping someone who is a much better sleuth than I can find the marriages I am having no luck with. I need the marriage of Thomas Ludlam and Catherine Weston. It would be around 1840-1852 in Nottinghamshire or Leicestershire. First child, Mary...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 02-04-2017 9:53 AM
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  9. Post My grandmother's birth record

    Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone can help me to find my grandmother, Margaret Jone's birth record. She found out later on in her life that the father she grew up with and had the surname of, was not her birth father. The man she grew up with was called Reginald Wyndham Jones (born in Hull...

    Started by PascalePC‎, 17-04-2017 2:02 PM
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  10. poynton family

    Good evening im new here and i really need some help if possible. Ive been researching the Poynton family for a couple of year on and off, however i cant seem to get past the point below Thomas Poynton(born 1812) married Louisa Addison Raynor in 1829 in Birmingham. I think which sees quite young....

    Started by victoriadavis‎, 16-04-2017 5:06 PM
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  11. This might be a 'Seawall'.

    Hi all, I am having trouble finding any passenger lists for Alfred John Wescott (1850-1909),born in Bristol. The 1881 English Census is the last record before he is known to be in Melbourne in 1886. No departing passenger list has been found (yet!) for him or his family,and they do not show...

    Started by longroad‎, 18-04-2017 8:59 AM
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  12. Lepine

    Hi everyone, anyone feeling a little French this afternoon as I have a nice puzzle concerning the Lepine family. I have managed to find out a fair amount but there are more than brick walls on some of the members. Back in 1886 my grandmother's aunt Lavinia Maynard married Emile Lepine a self...

    Started by prue‎, 01-04-2017 4:50 PM
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  13. My biggest brickwall

    I figured since you have all been so helpful in assisting me with my Blyth family, I would ask you about one of my largest brick walls. I believe I may have posted about this person several years ago, but have gathered more info since then. My ancestor, Benjamin Whitehead, married my ancestor...

    Started by hilarykellis‎, 14-07-2015 7:12 PM
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  14. WHITEHEAD - Lamesley, Durham

    I have posted here before asking for help in finding out about my WHITEHEAD ancestors. I have been trying to trace the family of Capt Benjamin Whitehead, b 1769 at Heworth, for years now. He died (probably at sea, no burial record) in 1810 or 1811. I know his father's name is George, his...

    Started by hilarykellis‎, 17-04-2017 5:59 PM
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  15. WILLIAM GEORGE BASIL DEW - Birth/Marriage??

    Hi all, I'm still trying to find a birth for my 2x great grandmother's first child - I'm hoping that there may be someone on here that has access to sites that may have more updated info than 'Ancestry' etc... William George Basil Dew was born in Fulham, London 1843. I first find him living...

    Started by Cockney-Sparra‎, 16-04-2017 1:44 PM
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    16-04-2017, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Arthur Herbert Brett

    Arthur Herbert Brett was born in Sheerness Kent, 1883. Arthur Married Lily Eliza M Wood in Sheppey, Sheerness, Kent in 1906 and the following year a son Arthur Herbert Brett was born. Lily and Arthur Junior are living in Gillingham Kent on the 1911 Census & Arthur senior is listed as being..China...

    Started by gardenpest29‎, 16-04-2017 1:29 PM
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  17. 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 11:17 PM
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  18. Elizabeth (Betsy) Lee b.1883 Kent

    Morning, I looking to trace Elizabeth (Betsy) Lee who is my great great grandmother. I believe she was born in 1883 as this fits with her death date (1940) but on her marriage certificate in 1910 in Blean, Kent she gives a different age that would make her born in 1887. I have her marriage and...

    Started by Slocers‎, 14-04-2017 11:51 AM
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  19. Catholic Baptisms/Marriage Help?

    Could anyone see if they could find a marriage between Thomas Sheridan and Alice Jellyman? Thomas is most likely Roman Catholic, and Alice is most likely Anglican/Church of England. I don't have either of their baptisms (any help there would also be greatly appreciated!) I believe that...

    Started by morrwilcox‎, 08-04-2017 9:35 PM
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  20. Missing after marriage 1909

    I need some help to find the whereabouts of one John Prideaux SHADDOCK and his wife Dorothy Helen nee Gould. I have found John's birth, 1881 June qtr Plymouth, I have him on both the 1891 and 1901 as a scholar at his parents house in Plymouth and as a bank clerk in Teignmouth respectively. I...

    Started by dreward‎, 01-01-2010 10:19 PM
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