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  1. Louisa Wilson not sure where to go from here

    I wonder if someone can help me out with this brickwall. I want to find out more about my 4th gt grandmother Louisa Wilson but I can't be sure of the year or place she was born or even who her father was as the information keeps changing. She got married to her 1st husband Thomas Rouse in 1841 and...

    Started by swendeperle82‎, 24-03-2018 7:46 AM
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  2. Denton/Pellegrino

    I've traced my great Uncle Jackson Denton (DOB. Oct 23rd 1933) and know his mother's surname was Ellerby (as was my grandma). Jackson married Olivia Pellegrino in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1959 and, as far as I know, went to Italy much later with their three daughters, names unknown. Then I...

    Started by Lyndafinn‎, 23-03-2018 4:06 AM
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    23-03-2018, 7:32 PM Go to last post
  3. Sarah Caton

    Hi Im really stuck on trying to find the death for a Sarah Brown/Caton she married John Caton 1802 Mile End London, Im sure they had 2 children John 1803 and William 1804 but other people searching the same treeline have entered 1804 as her death! but I cannot find it anywhere, John Caton Remarried...

    Started by Lizziejane‎, 14-03-2018 10:22 AM
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    23-03-2018, 4:42 PM Go to last post
  4. John lawless Stanistreet

    Just wondering if anyone can help with John lawless Stanistreet born in Warrington lancs area. Not sure when he was born but I believe he might have married someone called Eliza and had Ellen arthur and Ralph. I believe he must be in some way related from marriage of Andrew Stanistreet and Ellen...

    Started by becky22‎, 22-03-2018 11:44 AM
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    22-03-2018, 3:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Thomas Theobald, Barking Suffolk 1711-1750

    Have been unable to find any further information on Thomas Theobald of Barking, Suffolk. I was able to find the Boyd's Marriage listing for his 18 June 1733 marriage to Anne Woolward, but have been unable to track down the actual parish register to see if there is any more valuable information...

    Started by nichbuket‎, 11-03-2018 12:46 PM
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    20-03-2018, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  6. William Pearson wife and parents

    I have hit a brick wall in looking at the family tree of Arthur Pearson born in Leeds in 1904. Arthurís parents were Arthur and Clara Pearson nee Lumb. Arthur was born 1879 Bramley, Leeds and Clara 1874 Gomersall. Married 1902. Arthurís parents were William and Sarah Pearson nee Askham. William...

    Started by BJ Smith‎, 17-03-2018 10:36 PM
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  7. In a tangle with Mary Smith!

    Presilla Thomas was born In May 1850 at Beaufort, Crickhowell, Brecon, daughter of William and Mary (Smith) William Thomas married Mary Smith in April 1847 at Glasbury, Brecon and Radnor. Mary was "of full age", of Glasbury and daughter of Charles Smith, potter. 1841. Charles Smith (50),...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 18-03-2018 10:24 AM
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    19-03-2018, 7:08 PM Go to last post
  8. Susan Warner/Bristol

    Hi, Still trying to knock down this brickwall...it's been forever arrrgghhhh :-/ My 2x Gt Grandmother was born Susan Warner in 1817, Bristol. I can find nothing relating to her birth or family etc. I have come across a family named WARNER in Bristol that got my attention - (Henry and...

    Started by Cockney-Sparra‎, 12-02-2018 5:36 PM
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    19-03-2018, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  9. Andrew Shortridge's ancestors

    My 9x great grandfather Andrew Shortridge/Shortried/Shortreed/Shortriggs (in Scots, Andira Shortried) is the furthest I've been able to go for the Shortridge family. One of his descendants is quite famous (Sheriff Robert Shortreed, a friend of Sir Walter Scott). He was born in Jedburgh,...

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 01-02-2017 5:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    18-03-2018, 9:23 PM Go to last post
  10. Mary Ann Ramshaw/Pattison/Peat b.1837 B/Wall

    Iíve been stuck at this brickwall for 13 years. Any help, hints or new perspective will be much appreciated. My 2nd GGF William Peat b.1836 Bolton Low, Cumberland married Mary Ann Ramshaw on 09 Jun 1862 at the registry office Sunderland, Durham. I bought the certificate from GRO 13 years ago but...

    Started by 5tephen‎, 17-03-2018 9:15 PM
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    durham, houghton, pattison, peat, ramshaw
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    18-03-2018, 1:30 AM Go to last post
  11. Thomas Griffith 1839

    This is one that I am beginning to wish I had never started, but as I have started ....... I think, or rather I know I am tying myself in knots, so I thought I would seek some help and advice, but before I get going my apologies for the length of this post. Thomas Griffith was the brother of my...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 15-03-2018 2:55 PM
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    17-03-2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  12. Finding Irish ancestry

    Hi all Iíve been trying to find where abouts in Cork Ireland my Ancestors came from. My 2x great grandfather Thomas lynch was born in cork, Ireland about 1854. His Fathers name was Thomas Lynch according to his marriage certificate. His mothers name as Catherine who appears on the 1891...

    Started by C lynch‎, 16-03-2018 5:15 AM
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    16-03-2018, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  13. Rebecca Small/ Norwich - Birth Cert?

    Hi all, me...again I've been searching for my Paternal Gt Gt Grandmother's birth cert for ages. She was born Rebecca Small abt 1843, Norwich, Norfolk, the illegitimate daughter of Isabella Small b. 1822 Norfolk. Her mother married Robert Blackburn in 1846 and Rebecca took his name in the...

    Started by Cockney-Sparra‎, 14-03-2018 11:10 AM
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    15-03-2018, 5:28 PM Go to last post
  14. Years of searching for grandmother birth!

    Hello I've tried so hard to find grandmother parent/birth. Can find her as 4yr old on 1901 east London census as living with grandparents and also 1911 census but never her birth certificate etc. Minnie Calvert born 1897 died 1954. Her marriage cert 1925 shows father Albert deceased but can't be...

    Started by Gayleseager‎, 25-02-2018 12:32 PM
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    14-03-2018, 7:31 PM Go to last post
  15. Thom Scothern

    Trying to find birth records for Thom Scothern (my gt. grandfather) Who was born c1850 to William Scothern (1805 - 1877) and Ann Hill (1813- ) supposedly in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

    Started by Gratty‎, 01-03-2018 10:47 AM
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    12-03-2018, 9:51 AM Go to last post
  16. McCarthy family, Ireland-Birkenhead, 1850s

    My great-grandfather, John McCarthy and his wife Anne are recorded as living in Birkenhead in the 1861 census, but their birthplace is given as Ireland (no exact location). John was born circa 1831 and Anne circa 1835. I am keen to establish where they were from in Ireland so I can extend the...

    Started by Tom McCarthy‎, 10-03-2018 9:29 AM
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    12-03-2018, 8:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Verdun Mutler 1918

    Im looking for information on VERDUN MUTLER born London 1918- 1997 I know he married CHARLOTTE COLTON and had 3 children with her from 1940 to 1943. He went on to marry IVY BAXTER in 1943 and had a child with her in 1943. He then married MIRIAM ABRAMS in 1949. I can find no record of...

    Started by r1yarno‎, 28-12-2009 9:27 PM
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    10-03-2018, 7:40 PM Go to last post
  18. Revell family Liverpool

    I am searching for my father's 2ndWW RAF record and also my mother who was a WRAF my father was Richard Revell dob 16.6.1913 in Bootle Liverpool and my mother was Agnes Riggall dob 19.8.1919 in Louth Lincs. I have tried lots of sites but only find people who died in the war.

    Started by Cwilson‎, 09-03-2018 4:02 PM
    raf, revell, riggall
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    09-03-2018, 11:34 PM Go to last post
  19. William Fellows M Alice Jones c1906

    Has anyone any information on a William Fellows who (according to the 1911 Census) had been married to a Alice Jones for 5 years. I am unable to find any information for either of them prior to 1911. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Started by amounteney‎, 26-02-2018 12:46 PM
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    08-03-2018, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  20. Cool What does 1st. K. O. S. M. stand for please?

    I have a beautiful bone china mug which was presented to a 'Col Sergt Goodwin' or 'Colour Sergeant Goodwin' I would imagine, with an italic gold script and '1st. K O S M' and it's dated to 1860. It's a fine piece decorated with hand painted flowers and gold pattern under the writing. I thought...

    Started by MARIONKGOWER‎, 06-03-2018 2:21 PM
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    07-03-2018, 10:53 AM Go to last post

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