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  1. Margaret (Mary) Hopkinson

    Margaret Mary Hopkinson (my husband’s great grandmother) is the subject for help to find out her true beginnings. To give you a ‘picture’ of the family I have shown details below of some of the various members of the family. Margaret Mary Hopkinson born c.1848 married George Griffiths on the 6th...

    Started by Sandeea‎, 14-09-2018 6:22 AM
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  2. MARGARET BENNETT 1861-1935?

    My great aunt Margaret, whose later life and death I have so far been unable to pin down. Margaret BENNETT Born 3 Oct 1861 at Beckfoot, Holme St Cuthbert, Cumberland to Joseph BENNETT and Margaret (nee THOMAS). Civil registration Wigton Q4 10B 419 Baptised 14 OCT 1861 at Holme St Cuthbert. ...

    Started by elsinore‎, 18-09-2018 9:55 PM
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  3. Richard Reid Old Monkland Scotland

    Good morning everyone, I am trying to find and verify parents for: Richard Reid. born 1828 Old Monkland, Lanarkshire Scotland. The Scottish census 1841 and 1851 lists him as being born there. The 1851 census also lists his mother ? Christine Reid. born 1797 died 1857. She is listed as...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 16-09-2018 12:49 AM
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    19-09-2018, 9:26 AM Go to last post
  4. 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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    19-09-2018, 7:32 AM Go to last post
  5. Brick wall in Frome, Somerset

    OK - I've reviewed IGI, I've looked at the gomez-smart website on Frome, I've been to the archives at Taunton, and I've talked to the vicar at Frome. But still I cannot find the baptism of Emanuel Webb in about 1806. All available census returns record his birthplace as Frome. Any ideas???? Brian

    Started by wedob‎, 16-01-2009 8:39 PM
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    19-09-2018, 6:59 AM Go to last post
  6. Hepzibah Williamson

    Evening All, I've been struggling with this for ages. I have a John Harden married to Elizabeth nee Milner/Miller living in Wombwell in 1871. The census also shows a daughter Epziba Williamson born in Cheshire in 1851. I'm struggling to link her to the family. A John Harding(it is Harden...

    Started by Ruffio‎, 16-09-2018 6:54 PM
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    17-09-2018, 7:55 PM Go to last post
  7. Samuel Turner Horseley Heath Tipton

    Hi all, I have recently had a bit of a shock in researching my family tree and have had to completely change direction. My brickwall is locating the origins of a Samuel Turner who married Martha Hinton in Walsall in 1814. I thought I had found his father but very recent information from the will...

    Started by derekt‎, 14-07-2018 12:03 PM
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    17-09-2018, 3:31 PM Go to last post
  8. spreadborough

    hi christanel, as you have helped me a lot in the past, i really hope you can solve this riddle, i am searching for THOMAS RICHARD SPREADBOROUGH B 1834 FARNHAM SURREY. his father Thomas Spreadborough a builder, wed ANN JAMES in Kingston Surrey 1856. I found Ann in 1861 census living with her...

    Started by antony1958‎, 21-11-2017 5:34 PM
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    15-09-2018, 7:31 PM Go to last post
  9. Grandfather brickwall

    Hi all, Well I got far didn't I?? A stumbling block and I'm only at my Grandfather, bodes well. Here's what I do know of my Grandfather. Name James Swarbrick, although we called him Jim. Married to Alma Swarbrick (formerly Knowles). I have found no records of the marriage. Names are my...

    Started by tjswarbrick‎, 11-09-2018 10:53 AM
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  10. Finding MARGARET RILEY

    First of all, I'm back under a new name. I could not log onto my account of Nerjagirl, even though I had my log in details, so have had to use an alternative email and new username. Note to Almach. I have been searching through all the information you found for me, and have been collating it...

    Started by Loobyloo61‎, 06-09-2018 2:34 PM
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    11-09-2018, 6:50 AM Go to last post
  11. Louis Antoinetti

    My Brickwall is this. I have information about Louis Antoinetti who married Mary Kilby Birth 24 MARCH 1778 • Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England. Death 7 DEC 1844 • Middlesex, United Kingdom. Married 02 Aug 1803 • St Marylebone, Middlesex, England I have baptisms for children Children John...

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 06-09-2018 1:31 PM
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    06-09-2018, 3:12 PM Go to last post
  12. Mystery of a name found in my Late Mother's .

    Not real sure where this should go. When my Mum died I found info in her address book. re: Service of various family members one stands out. "Sgm Nicholson .S Serial # 14220848 # 9 Wireless section. Type P No 2. C/o Main H.Q Section Land forces South East Asia Command Ceylon". That is exactly as...

    Started by Sheenarj‎, 29-08-2018 5:24 PM
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  13. florence smart

    Hi ive hit abrick wall .Im trying to find what happened to Florence smart ? Born in tipton 1897 .parents William and emma smart .sister Hannah Elizabeth nancy smart .many thanks

    Started by gemcat‎, 31-08-2018 4:50 PM
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    04-09-2018, 6:21 PM Go to last post
  14. Sarah Alice Bowles 19/4/1897

    Hello Forum Members It’s been a while since I last used this site to uncover my grandfather’s military history, and at that time I was most grateful for the help and information given. I am now trying to unravel another piece of family lore, but have hit a brick wall, so, once again I’m hoping...

    Started by PoppaB‎, 29-08-2018 4:58 PM
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  15. Question Pindell Brick Wall

    I'm wondering if anyone else is researching the PINDELL Family. Can someone help me? |help| Thanks! Pat McCoy

    Started by PatMcCoy‎, 05-02-2009 6:10 PM
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  16. CALLEN,CALLON OF TENBY

    I have not been able to trace the parents of Stephen Callen, born Tenby about 1780, died 19April1820, married Susannah Webb (born Howell) of St Issells, Pembrokeshire, Wales. I have marriage banns, coastguard ships records, death certificate but no birth certificate. I have corresponded with...

    Started by Ozcalr‎, 01-08-2018 1:02 AM
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  17. Railway Accident on Glasgow - Oban Railway

    My gg grandfather James Ure Campbell born 27*June 1838 in Ferintosh, Ross-shire, Scotland was involved in an industrial accident in 1876, while working as a ganger foreman on the construction of the Glasgow - Oban railway. As a result of the accident he was blinded and lived until 1901. His life...

    Started by SandyB43‎, 01-09-2018 6:36 PM
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    03-09-2018, 11:42 AM Go to last post
  18. Missing Death of Martha Hall

    Martha Bushby was born 1832 Ridgmont Bedfordshire, Father George Bushby. She was married 1852 in Woburn Bedfordshire to Charles Hall. She can be found in Census Records in Sydenham Kent up to 1891 then disappears. After many hours checking maybe I am now going word blind, hopefully somebody can...

    Started by yeoman1‎, 02-09-2018 3:10 PM
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    02-09-2018, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  19. Charles Benfold

    I am trying to find more information about Charles Benfold my 3rd Great Grandfather. I have researched on Ancestry.com as extensively as I can and have hit a brick wall. I know that he was born in London in 1776 but can find no Baptism records. I know that he died in Stockport Cheshire in 1853 and...

    Started by lecash‎, 31-08-2018 2:58 AM
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    31-08-2018, 9:30 AM Go to last post
  20. England/Hitchcox

    This group has been so helpful to me with other brickwalls, so thanks in advance. Im trying to trace a family from canada back to england. In Canada they go by the surname of England, i can find them in England in 1871, however what seems like the same family in 1861 has the surname of Hitchcox....

    Started by fieryone‎, 30-08-2018 4:35 PM
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    30-08-2018, 11:24 PM Go to last post

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