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  1. Henry Evans

    I am looking for my ancestor Henry Evans, he died somewhere around 1870-71, I have only found this in a magazine notice and I can't find him anywhere else. I can't find any record of a marriage between a Henry Evans and a Catherine, I know he remarried, Catherine is not my ancestor. I...

    Started by blonderock‎, 15-01-2017 9:17 PM
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  2. Ann and Harriet Chavasse

    I am searching for information about these two sisters who lived in London in the early 19th century. Ann married George Burton and Harriet married Edward Child. I have the dates of the marriages. Harriet and Edward had a daughter, also Harriet, baptised at St Marylebone in November 1806. Any...

    Started by rogtut‎, 18-01-2017 11:26 AM
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  3. proudfoot

    hello...need help with John Blair Proudfoot brick wall. I understand he lived in Saint vincent...and had a son called william james crumpton dallas proudfoot. he shows as father of gertrude, joan emma sophia, and margaret. i found additional information that claim his father was john crompton...

    Started by rproudf‎, 28-10-2015 10:46 PM
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  4. Thomas Bray's parents and siblings

    Trying to find parents and siblings of my ggg grandfather this is what I know: Thomas Bray born c1808 in Truro married Susanna Riddecliffe 29 Jul 1830 in London his father was not a witness to the wedding. There were so many Thomas Brays in Cornwall at that time I do not know where to start.

    Started by trevboy‎, 27-09-2014 5:39 PM
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  5. Trail Runs Cold - John Copping 1757 of HBO

    my ancestor, John Copping (1757-1834), from Hatfield Broad Oak, married Elizabeth Mallion. I am looking for information on John Copping's father.

    Started by Lana Copping‎, 17-01-2017 2:22 AM
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  6. Ridley born 1800 Pancras...Brickwall

    I search for link for John Ridley born 1800 'Pancras' Firstly I assume ' Pancras' is St, Pancras. Secondly I have his history, from Marriage in 1832, through Census, to death in 1881 in Leyton, West Ham. His marriage to Mary Anne Shaw (born in Shoreditch 1814/15) was in South Hackney where...

    Started by ridleydonald‎, 15-01-2017 3:21 AM
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  7. George & Mary Ann HARPER

    George HARPER born 18 Apr 1831 Swineshead, Lincolnshire. Mary Ann HARPER (nee BRADFORD) born 20 Oct 1833 Castle Donington, Leicestershire, but moved to Nottingham as a young child. They married on the 5th June 1854 at St George, Brook Hill, Sheffield. Children: Eliza Ann HARPER born 1855...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 16-01-2017 1:08 PM
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    Francis sheppard was listed in 1775 as the owner of "property that was in possession of the family for 90 year's " in Harbour Grace newfoundland. Therefore this Sheppard lineage must have been present since at least 1685. I cannot find where Francis originated. If it helps he was married to...

    Started by Fogonian‎, 16-01-2017 4:05 AM
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  9. Where did Laura Jane Sones nee Bunton go...

    Laura Jane Bunton was born in Hampshire (Portsea Island) in 1874, she was the daughter of Robert Bunton and Mary Ann. The 1881 census shows the family at Barton Regis, Gloucestershire. In 1891 the family are in Lenton, Nottingham. I have found a possible for Laura in 1901 as a parlourmaid in...

    Started by MrsPoppy‎, 15-01-2017 3:48 PM
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  10. Requesting help for passenger shipping lists

    Hi I've been researching my family tree and have got as far back a 1871 on the census. I am now trying to find out about an ancestor called Pedro Blanco born 1838 - nationality Spaniard - coming into Liverpool port! Any info greatly received! Thanks Kerry

    Started by wallydog‎, 16-08-2012 12:18 AM
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  11. Mary Sheering Criminal Rec handwriting help

    Hi all I am trying to piece together a family by the name of Sheering. I feel I have had a little breakthrough recently, but nothing is yet definitive and now I have found a record that throws up confusion. One thing I felt was on my side what that the surname Sheering seems to be unusual for...

    Started by Cheryl*S‎, 14-01-2017 6:40 PM
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  12. William James Read

    William was born in Battersea in 1876, married Mary Jane Hewitt and had 3 children, Richard 1899, Mary 1901 and Frederick 1903. They lived in Lambeth The 1911 census records show that Mary is now a widow but after many searches no record of Williams death has been found! Can anyone help please?

    Started by joycelyn‎, 12-01-2017 7:35 PM
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  13. Bessie M Miller

    Can anyone help me discover what happened to Bessie M Miller (b 1903), who left England in August 1905 aboard the Tunisian with her mother Alice Miller (b 1875) and her sister Alice Frances Miller (b 1900). They were destined for Winnipeg according to the passenger list on the Library and Archives...

    Started by essbee‎, 13-01-2017 10:24 AM
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  14. Luckaes/Luckas/Lucas Sixpenny Handley, Dorset

    I've posted this about on various forums over the years and never made any headway, thought it was time to put it up here too! I have certificates of birth and marriages back to Hannah Trowbridge, then it gets a little complicated. I'm wondering if anyone has information on Catherine...

    Started by jimstallard‎, 13-01-2017 10:00 PM
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  15. Question Edwin Henry Hooker (1883 - ????)

    Okay, now this is looking like a major brick wall - mainly as I suspect it involves lying about the mother's name on a birth certificate. If anyone can solve this one I'd be hugely impressed! Edwin Henry Hooker was born 20/11/1883 in Knowle Hill, Egham, Surrey - his parents are given as Henry...

    Started by James18‎, 14-04-2016 2:50 PM
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  16. Edward Turnbull, Simonburn?

    I am trying to find out more about Edward Turnbull, who is my mom's direct line ancestor and shares her maiden name. All census records put his birth in Simonburn, Northumberland circa 1778-9. He married Mary Morrison in Morpeth, Northumberland by Banns on 20 Dec 1812. He was variously...

    Started by hilarykellis‎, 12-01-2017 1:10 AM
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  17. Danish Family

    Hi i was hoping someone would have some knowledge of tracing family's in Denmark. His name is Vagn Korsholm Kristensen. D.O.B 11 Oct 1925. P.O.B Denmark. D.O.D Dec 1994. P.O.D Bexley, Kent, England. I think he has 2 brothers one of which may have moved to america, 2 sisters one called...

    Started by Deanne.plummer‎, 11-01-2017 1:50 PM
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  18. wm. mayes, b. 1853, frettenham, norfolk

    i have two sisters between them had 6 illegitimate children sarah mayes, b.1819, frettenham to daniel and elizabeth james mayes, b. 1844 isaac mayes, b. 1839 both frettenham sophia mayes b. 1831, frettenham to daniel and elizabeth had wm. mayes, b. 1853 elizabeth b. 1855 martha...

    Started by witchniche‎, 08-01-2017 9:55 PM
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  19. Search for Edward Charlton b.1867

    Hi all I am researching my family history and have hit a blank. I have my grandfathers birth certificate which shows his father (my Great Grandfather, ggf) as born in Bellingham, Northumberland. I have found my ggf in the 1901 and 1911 census which gives his age at 34 in 1901 which put his birth...

    Started by Craig ch‎, 10-01-2017 12:19 PM
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  20. Jobson

    Hi I am trying to trace my great Nan, as yet i haven't managed to trace her before 1914 and can't find her parents, i think she maybe from an navy/army family. Is there somewhere i can trace family's stationed abroad? thinking i would start with India. Here is what i know so far. ...

    Started by Deanne.plummer‎, 23-11-2016 5:27 PM
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