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  1. Seeking Info.On Nellie Vallance

    I would very much appreciate any info. on Nellie Vallance daughter of George Chapman Vallance His Birth year 1877 0r 76. ALSO IF HE MARRIED A SECOND TIME. regards from sunny S.A. P.S. Her birth year 1904+- 2yrs.

    Started by mary dwyer‎, 04-03-2012 3:25 PM
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  2. Lucy Smith 1809ish - ?

    The announcement of the GRO’s latest pilot of PDF death certificates inspired me to see if I could track down the death of my gt-gt- gt grandmother Lucy Smith nee Millard, who I think must have died sometime between 1881 and 1891, but the question is where. She was born in Worcestershire, but...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 13-10-2017 4:21 PM
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    14-10-2017, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  3. John Salter 1832 born to who?

    Good afternoon folks. I have hit a wall in my search along the male line of my family. Unfortunately it is only at my GG grandfather. A little background for you:- John G Salter is the son born 1867 in New Zealand, this is just for an easy census reference. His father also called John born...

    Started by Bondgt‎, 12-10-2017 4:09 PM
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    13-10-2017, 7:16 PM Go to last post
  4. children

    Hello I'm trying to find if this couple had any children together Jonathan Geach 1757 married Jane Thomas on the 31 march 1783 Milverton Somerset regards Lizziejane

    Started by Lizziejane‎, 19-10-2016 10:52 AM
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    12-10-2017, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  5. Fanny Louisa Stevens

    Hi all. I’m trying to trace Fanny Louisa Stevens (Louisa fanny) she was born Dec 25th 1902, married Henry Alfred plummer aug 1925 in Greenwich she died feb 1978 in bexley kent. She had a sister Florence who I think was born in 1903 who I think married a Fred. I think Fanny’s parents were Harry...

    Started by Deanne.plummer‎, 03-10-2017 11:56 AM
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  6. Kate Code of Woodlands Ballintemple, Carlow

    Any information regarding my biological grandfather who was Kate’s boyfriend in 1916. My Mother’s birth cert has no father on it. Her marriage cert shows “Robert Code, Doctor” as her father, but this may be made up. He may have been called Robert. I’m told he may also have been Jewish, which must...

    Started by JohnLupton‎, 08-10-2017 10:45 AM
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    09-10-2017, 7:20 AM Go to last post
  7. Katherine (Kate) Code (or Codd)

    Looking for any relatives of Katherine (Kate) Code or Codd; b 12 Sep 1895 Ireland, d 1991 Newcastle Upon Tyne; mother Brigette Murphy b 1866; father Thomas Code (or Codd) b 1865, d 1940. I have lots of information of Kate's children, grandchildren, husband and husbands family but nothing beyond...

    Started by tisme‎, 11-08-2017 7:21 PM
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    08-10-2017, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  8. Arthur Bates

    Hello there, I'm looking for help in finding the birth of my great Grandfather Alfred Bates and also with any luck the name of his parents. He died on the 16th August 1941 in Broadstairs Kent during the war aged 61. I have found his marriage to Rose Nind in the 1 qtr 1906 • Croydon,...

    Started by wilkster647‎, 01-10-2017 8:47 AM
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    06-10-2017, 7:40 PM Go to last post
  9. Exclamation Passenger lists coming into the UK

    Hi, A complex situation to deal with, I have an Eliza Oram as marrying a Charles Gorringe, in Brighton in 1852. I believe Eliza started life as Elizabeth Gower Oram, base born child of Lucy Oram. The name Gower on the parish records for Cuckfield, is maybe a clue to who her Father was?? In 1842,...

    Started by carolp‎, 12-09-2017 11:15 AM
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  10. Joseph Taverner

    I've been trying find the baptism record for my 3rd great grandfather Joseph Taverner. From census records he was born between 1799 and 1802 in either Whitestone or Bridford Devon. He married Fanny Lake in 1820 in Whitestone and died in 1877. I've looked through numerous church records but can...

    Started by Janiceh‎, 10-04-2016 11:36 AM
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    04-10-2017, 7:33 PM Go to last post
  11. Lightbulb Mysterious Fanny Brewer

    i was recently researching my ancestor Samuel Francis Brewer (1877-1931) when i came across a slight issue. His mother Fanny Brewer is causing a few obstacles in my path. Samuel and his brothers are all born 1-2 years apart and all in different areas of the country and Ireland. With no record...

    Started by emilyjl‎, 02-10-2017 6:09 PM
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  12. Jobe Henry West's possible link to 2 peerages

    I was doing research on my 4-times-great-grandfather Jobe Henry West, who it turned out was a gentleman. Despite the seemingly normal note on a few censuses of him being a brewer, he had a few live-in servants over the course of his adult life. I then discovered upon his death in 1880, his personal...

    Started by MemoryLayne‎, 30-09-2017 8:51 PM
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  13. Silas A'Court about 1809 North Cadbury

    I hope you can help me with the following brick wall - I am looking for the birth of Silas A'Court born c 1809 died 1886 - I have a large extensive knowledge of the A'Courts and extended family and this man is a mystery - I do know of his family that include an ex football player from the Liverpool...

    Started by angelcake‎, 26-08-2017 8:10 PM
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    01-10-2017, 9:39 AM Go to last post
  14. The mysterious Hardy

    Hi everyone, I am having some difficulty with one person in my family tree that I would really like to get to the bottom of. I hope that I will be able to get some help and advice on where to go from here. My 2x great grandmother Agnes Smith was born in October 1881 and died as Agnes Hayes...

    Started by Ashleigh_‎, 16-09-2017 3:24 PM
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  15. Henry Brooke de Longueville

    Harry de Longueville was born 1854, the son of Charles Myers de Longueville. I have found several references to him in connection with wills of family members, and the rather bizarre case of the "Royal cat scandal of 1903". The most recent reference I can find for him is in Electoral list of 1912...

    Started by DBCoup‎, 24-09-2017 8:57 AM
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    29-09-2017, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  16. Military help

    Hello I have been researching my great grandfather and his family for my uncle. I have been ill so left it for a while but now wish to get to the bottom of this puzzle. Firstly, his father, George Howell and mother Mary Ann Ludlam had four boys, George Alfred 1877, Charles 1880, Henry or...

    Started by hunterterri58‎, 26-09-2017 10:19 AM
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    27-09-2017, 8:56 AM Go to last post
  17. Mary Dearden

    I am researching my Evans family and looking for the maiden name of Mary Dearden, mother of Mary Dearden who married George Edward Evans 14 Dec 1902 St Peters Levenhulme, Manchester, England. died 23 February 1953. Mary's husband was John Dearden who according to the marriage...

    Started by kiwibarb‎, 25-09-2017 7:22 AM
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    26-09-2017, 9:43 AM Go to last post
  18. Lees family from Scotland disappearances

    Hello, I've been up against a brick wall with my Lees ancestors for about a year now, and am still not close to breaking through it. This is my first post here on B-G, I hope people will be able to help and advice me. The problem I have with this family is that they are completely absent...

    Started by elvisrules‎, 06-02-2009 8:43 PM
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  19. when&where did Percy C Wheeler b1901 die?

    I am searching Percy Clarence Wheeler born 7th December 1901. I have found lots of info for him except his death. Whilst searching however I came across this information: P C Surname: Wheeler Date of Action: 05/03/1945 Fate: Wounded Incident Details: Reported to the War Office Casualty...

    Started by Mol100‎, 18-09-2017 6:40 PM
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    24-09-2017, 9:38 AM Go to last post
  20. Henry EVANS b 17 March 1850 Brighton, Sussex,

    Someone might have some time on their hands and can help work through my brickwall. I posted this recently on a Brighton (Sussex) page and have had no real help. Excuse the long story but this is actually the short version! Please note I have all of Henry EVANS info from after his intention to...

    Started by Cynlynian‎, 12-05-2017 5:50 AM
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