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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Uncle murdered

    My mother's parents first child was murdered. My grandparents were Patrick Hayes born in 1892 and Ellen Louisa Watkins born 1892, they were married in 1911 and lived in Campbell Road Finsbury Park London, also known as The Bunk, their son Patrick Walter was born and died in 1911 but I can't find...

    Started by Annie70‎, 02-07-2017 4:06 PM
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  16. Rachel Potter where are you??

    Hello Rachel Potter married George Corble in 1823 in South Lopham, Norfolk. I found this on the archeanery records of Norwich, Norfolk. HOwever, I cannot trace her birth. I have been going through the parish records of South Lopham from 1787-1812 and have noted that there is a Robert and Ann...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 13-07-2017 8:58 PM
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  17. No idea where to look

    Hello again I am now researching another line. Unfortunately I don't have a lot to go on but I am hoping you may be able to help me. John Howell is my 3rd gt grandfather. I can find his marriage, which was to Harriet Chapman on 19th May 1839 at St Mary Newington, Surrey. On the marriage...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 27-04-2017 8:25 PM
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  18. I've been helped before ...

    I've been rather preoccupied with details about one great-grandfather, Edwin Hosking; for decades we have assumed was born 25 May 1838 in Cornwall. A cousin employed a genealogist in the UK came up with this date in the 1980s, but supplied no documentation. I have been checking all the details...

    Started by RickHosking‎, 10-07-2017 2:20 AM
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  19. And another one lost

    And yet another one I can not find.... I have Marriage cert for Albert Fears age 30 years to Lavinia Williams age 23 years year 1888 Cardiff Glamorgan. I have all information for these 2 persons. Children's names and 1891 & 1901has Albert born 1858/9 city, Somerset, England residing in...

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 01-07-2017 1:27 PM
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  20. Thomas Gardiner

    Hello I am trying to locate my ancestor who lived in Wandsworth, but on the 1851 census it looks like he was born in Sussex. The person who has transcribed it has put Lesent in Sussex, but that is not coming up when I google it. I wonder if someone could have a look at this for me and see if...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 08-07-2017 7:30 AM
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