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  1. James Parkin 1825 - 1846

    James Parkin was born in Yorkshire, probably Hull, in 1825 to James Parkin and Mary Lucy Parkin (Lythgoe). Indications are that he died at sea, maybe off Cape Horn, in 4 Feb? 1846 (information from several public family trees). Other researchers also mention death may have been in Kentucky, USA....

    Started by photograham‎, 20-05-2019 6:28 AM
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    21-05-2019, 6:40 AM Go to last post
  2. The death of FLORENCE TREASA FRAY-COGGINS

    This thread was 'bumped' in August 2018. Post #18 onwards. The info I have on Florence Treasa (bear with me) Born 2/12/1901 Hartlepool, I have the birth certificate Brother, Frederick Frances b 11/7/1903 Hartlepool, I have the birth certificate Florence had a child, Ronnie Fray b...

    Started by Paul M‎, 08-02-2009 10:11 AM
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    20-05-2019, 6:56 PM Go to last post
  3. Question Ardis Help!!!!!

    I have tried before on here to see if anyone can help find my Ardis'. I can't find them in the 1901 or 1911 census. John Ardis 1855 Mary Ardis 1862 Alexander Ardis 1879 James Ardis 1884 (found him in Mold Wales in 1901) Thomas Ardis 1887 They have been Hardis, Hardes, Oadis, Ardess and...

    Started by Carolineardis‎, 27-01-2009 12:14 PM
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    19-05-2019, 1:12 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 4:09 AM
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    19-05-2019, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  5. Cool Those Pesky Smiths

    Hi Everybody! So Im struggling right now, I'll explain out as much as I can & would love any help people can give. I've made alot of progress and now hit this wall. My ultimate goal is to learn the identity of my grandads father, he was born illigitimately in Whitechapel, London in 1932. ...

    Started by Empirestate‎, 14-05-2019 9:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    15-05-2019, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  6. Thumbs up Married twice...

    Hi I'm newly researching my gg grandfather (Rupert Francis Keeling) and have hit a brick wall. He appears to have been married twice (unless there was someone else with the same name and same DOB). He was married once in 1877 (Mary Ann Trueman) and a child was born (my g grandfather Wetherby...

    Started by jjsebba‎, 16-03-2019 1:25 AM
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    14-05-2019, 8:37 AM Go to last post
  7. John Walter Horace Francis Smith

    Hi all I was wondering if anyone could give me any ideas on my great grandfather. I thought I was in luck when I saw he wasnīt just plain old John Smith but unfortunately the luck didnīt last long. Here is what I have: Born 24 Nov 1870 Married 19 Sep 1894 to Mary May Tearl Lived from 1911 to...

    Started by SteveReynolds‎, 13-05-2019 5:14 PM
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    13-05-2019, 5:14 PM Go to last post
  8. Myhre - Stavanger to England 19th century

    My great grandfather Helge August Myhre travelled from Stavanger in the nid 1800's. We have no exact record of departure from Stavanger or arrival in England apart from; a document dated Dec 1851 in Stavanger that was required by the Norwegian authorities for (overseas) travel. : and shipping...

    Started by PhilMyhre‎, 17-04-2019 12:16 AM
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    12-05-2019, 2:34 AM Go to last post
  9. Tracing Spanish ancestors from Philippines

    Hi I am looking into my Blanco family history and all census records say that my great great grandad Emilio Blanco and his Uncle Pedro were Spaniards from the Philippine Islands. I would love to find a birth certificate for them and a place of birth. Family rumour was that they came from Seville...

    Started by wallydoginoz‎, 04-05-2019 12:30 PM
    emilio blanco, francisco, olives, pedro, philippines
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    10-05-2019, 3:05 AM Go to last post
  10. 20+ Years Milsom/Pope Marriage Brick Wall

    Hello all, I've just been advised by Super Moderator Sue from Wales that now would be a good time to post my huge brick wall query due to the current techie difficulties - so hear goes. For 20+ years now my daughter and I have been researching the illusive Henry Milsom in our family tree. Henry...

    Started by Sallybathome‎, 21-09-2016 7:30 AM
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    09-05-2019, 7:12 PM Go to last post
  11. Reeve Whitbread

    Hi I am looking for Reeve Whitbread b about 1867 Bury St Edmunds. I found him in the 1901 Census married to Florence J with children Beatrice, Reginald & Spence. They were living in Croydon Surrey in 1901. I can't find any other mention of the family. Can anyone please help? Regards Fiona

    Started by Fiona67‎, 11-07-2008 5:16 AM
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  12. Sarah Mears

    Hi It is as if the family came from mars Sarah Mears b abt 1835 Denton Lancs fathers name Henry Mears given at marriage to Jonathan Dodd at Northwich,She is down as servant at Rudheath 1851 giving Denton Lancs as Birthplace,we think it could be Sarah Ann Mears as she starts using that in later...

    Started by tommy tipper‎, 02-04-2019 4:36 PM
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    04-05-2019, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  13. Red face William (Willie) Warrington

    Birthdate given as 1894, found Nov 15, 1898, St. Leonards Parish, Shoreditch, Cottage Home of Hornchurch. Looking for parents, DOB, relatives.

    Started by Elliemay‎, 30-04-2019 9:03 PM
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    03-05-2019, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  14. Jacob prime 1848-1899 brick wall on birth

    Hi not sure where to post this but I need some help if any one can! My 2 x great grandad Jacob prime 1848-1899 I can find him on 1891 England census and also his marriage in 1870 to Elizabeth Bailey. It states his place of birth as USA and his father's name John. Can anyone help me or point me...

    Started by Hanhan1‎, 01-05-2019 8:25 PM
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    02-05-2019, 1:52 PM Go to last post
  15. Charles Edward FENWICK and Eliza GARTON

    Hi im chrissie b and i am happy to join your happy band and hopefully find out some information a bout my grand parents Charles edward fenick wife eliza garten . Im retired and have a few hobbies , my son has started a family tree but have hit a brick wall . Im hoping there will be a relative...

    Started by Chrissie b‎, 24-07-2018 3:34 PM
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    01-05-2019, 5:23 PM Go to last post
  16. Help Transcribing Gravestone

    I recently made a visit to an unidentified grave site believed to be from the 1820s. I do believe I found at least two stones with inscriptions. This is an example of one. As you can tell, it is badly worn. Can anyone help to identify the inscription here?

    Started by pistolm23‎, 02-04-2019 4:06 PM
    burial, grave, identification
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    29-04-2019, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  17. Unhappy George Price

    Hi, because Ive had such grea success with another stone waller I thought I'd throw this one out there lol. My GG GrandF was George Price wed Jane Hollis in 1876 in hull. Says his dad is George too (a marine store sic ' dealer) 1st GP says he was born in notts. Lots born there...but none of these...

    Started by RosieM‎, 21-03-2010 1:38 PM
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    29-04-2019, 2:20 PM Go to last post
  18. 3x Maternal Great Grandmother Brick wall

    I'm trying to find the above person. I have my 2x great grandmother Clara Agnes Budd with a marriage date of 16 December 1877 in Bayswater Middlesex, UK. Her spouse was John William Godfrey and the marriage record shows her age as 22 which would put her born around 1855. The marriage record shows...

    Started by claireofwa‎, 28-03-2019 11:44 AM
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    28-04-2019, 4:19 AM Go to last post
  19. Death Certificate for a 'Death at Sea'

    Perhaps someone with far more experience in genealogy could suggest an explanation for a problem I’m encountering with my 2x Great Grandfather, John Ayerst a Merchant Seaman, born 1816 in Chatham. By the time of his death he was married with family in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. According to the...

    Started by obdavies‎, 27-01-2019 12:33 PM
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    26-04-2019, 6:45 PM Go to last post
  20. Searching for Tadek Ziemba

    Hello. Thanks for the add! I am trying to find out about my Great Grandfather Tadek (possibly a nickname of Tadeusz?) Ziemba. My Gran and myself would have very little information on him and ss we do not have a death cert cannot get the information from the Gov.uk site. He would have been...

    Started by Conoroflynn‎, 23-04-2019 9:22 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    25-04-2019, 3:42 PM Go to last post

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