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Forum: Strays

List all the waifs and strays you discover here, and perhaps we can find them a home.

  1. George MURRAY/James CLARKE, b c1879 Glasgow

    This man "served" as JAMES CLARKE, and so is "mis-filed" in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): George MURRAY, enlisted (as CLARKE) in December 1915, claiming to be a Tailor, declared age 38y 5m, born Glasgow, home address 63 Mulberry St, Hulme, Manchester (where the occupier was a widow - Mrs...

    Started by fullscott‎, 24-06-2017 4:28 PM
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    25-06-2017, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  2. GARDEN, b Aberdeen c1878, married Catherine

    This man joined the Dragoon Guards in 1908 as JAMES CLARKE and so is "mis-filed" in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Surname GARDEN, joined on 9 June 1908, absconded on 14 June 1908. Apprehended in July and retained for service. Discharged December 1908 - medically unfit. Regt No: 2125 ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 24-06-2017 3:28 PM
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  3. James MURPHY c1874/1884-1922, Batley, - WW1

    This man served as James CLARKE, and so is "mis-filed" in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): James MURPHY, of BATLEY, Yorkshire, joined the KOYLI on 29 September 1893 (as CLARKE), declaring age 18y 1m. He served as Pte 4372 until 1909. On the outbreak of war he enlisted (as CLARKE) with the...

    Started by fullscott‎, 01-06-2017 1:35 PM
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    01-06-2017, 9:53 PM Go to last post
  4. Thomas Colvin BEWSHER c1876-1916/1917 - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) & mixed with another man in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Thomas Colvin BEWSHER, a Coal Merchant of Parton, Cumberland. (Birth registered Q1 1877). Joined the Border Regt in February 1915, declared age 38y 52d, born Distington. Regt No: 19811. KIA 1916/1917. ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 28-05-2017 9:32 AM
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  5. Herbert SPARROW married 1904 as CLARKE - WW1

    I am 99% certain that this is correct, but I have been known to be wrong .... : From the WW1 Service Records (WO 363) - CLARKE, Herbert Sparrow enlisted in January 1913 & was de-mobbed in 1919. (36714 R Fusiliers; 79154 Middlesex; 447546 ASC). Home address: Southall/Acton, London. Declared...

    Started by fullscott‎, 26-05-2017 4:44 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    28-05-2017, 1:40 AM Go to last post
  6. Whitaker/Best, Leeds (and Quebec, Canada)

    This funeral home website as a recent obituary for a Doris Whitaker Wilson, 90, whose parents were James Whitaker and Jane Best of Leeds, Yorkshire: casshomes.ca I found a marriage for James and Jane in FreeBMD but no birth for Doris, so perhaps they left England before her birth. Four deceased...

    Started by DianaCanada‎, 25-05-2017 3:33 PM
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  7. Ann WEBSTER of West Deeping marriage 1855

    Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 13 February 1855, Robert Bains, aged 24, bachelor, labourer, of Glinton, and Ann WEBSTER, 24, spinster, of West Deeping in the county of Lincoln. His father : William Bains, labourer. Her father Uriah Webster labourer. Image available...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 14-05-2017 4:12 PM
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  8. James SMITH of Uffington marriage 1852

    Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 13 April 1852, James SMITH, aged 28, bachelor, wheelwright, of Bridge Casterton in the county of Rutland, and Anna Maria Williamson, 24, spinster, of Glinton. His father : James Smith, shoemaker Her father Samuel William, Master of the...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 14-05-2017 2:19 PM
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  9. William Beedzler DEACON marriage 1849

    Married by licence at Glinton Northamptonshire on 11 April 1849, William Beedzler DEACON, aged 30, bachelor, surgeon, of Market Deeping, and Mary Webster, 26, spinster, of Glinton. His father : father dead, gentleman Her father John Webster retired from business William isn't an 'out of...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 14-05-2017 12:49 AM
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  10. Jabez BUTTERS of Grantham marriage 1847

    Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 27 September 1847, Jabez BUTTERS, aged 22, bachelor, think it says labourer, and think it says of Grantham, and Elizabeth Wadsley, 25, spinster, servant, of Glinton. (Writing is appalling, most entries over-written several times.) His father...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 14-05-2017 12:18 AM
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  11. William HOLDEN of Bourne married 1845

    Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 8 December 1845, William HOLDEN, aged 25, bachelor, labourer of Bourne, Lincolnshire and Esther Johnson, minor, spinster, servant, of Glinton. His father William Holden, labourer Her father John Johnson, labourer Image available online at...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 11:50 PM
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  12. James CARTWRIGHT of Timberland married 1845

    Married at Glinton Northamptonshire on 22 July 1845, James CARTWRIGHT, aged 26, bachelor, farmer of Timberland, Lincolnshire and Emma Jane Buckworth, 18, spinster, gentlewoman, of Glinton. His father James Cartwright, farmer Her father Benjamin Buckworth, farmer Image available online...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 11:38 PM
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  13. Edith Annie EATHERLEY 1875

    Baptised at Glinton Northants on on 7 September 1879, Edith Annie EATHERLEY, daughter of Charles and Ann Elizabeth. Abode Holloway London, father's occupation messenger in the General Post Office. Can't find a birth registration 1877-1879 with the Eatherley surname so think the vicar might...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 08-05-2017 1:41 PM
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    13-05-2017, 10:29 PM Go to last post
  14. John SUTTON of Spalding marriage 1841

    Married at Glinton Northamptonshire on 23September 1841, John SUTTON, aged 23, bachelor, wheelwright of Spalding, and Rebecca Wigginton, 23, spinster, of Glinton. His father Sutton, labourer. Her father dead. Image available online at Ancestry's Northamptonshire marriages 1754-1912,...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 8:33 PM
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  15. Isaac Hosea HARDY of Crowland marr 1843

    This is a weird one. Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 8 July 1843, Isaac Hosea HARDY, bachelor, labourer of Crowland, and Mary Quincey, spinster, of Glinton. His father Hardy, labourer. Her father Quincey, widow with something illegible written underneath. BUT: The...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 6:59 PM
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  16. William Strong MARRIOTT married 1840

    Married by Licence at Glinton Northamptonshire on 7 September 1840, William Strong MARRIOTT, aged 26, bachelor, butcher of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, and Mary Elizabeth Clarke, 27, spinster, of Glinton. His father James Marriott, farmer. Her father Thomas Clarke, gardener. Image available...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 6:51 PM
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  17. Joseph JACKSON St Olave's Southwark marr 1839

    Married at Glinton Northamptonshire on 10 February 1839, Joseph JACKSON, aged 36, bachelor, cabinet maker of St Olave's Southwark, and Harriett Webster, 24, spinster, of Glinton. His father Joseph Dickinson Jackson, mahogany dealer. Her father John Webster, miller. Image available online...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 6:41 PM
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  18. Jacob GEE of Nottingham married 1836

    Married by Licence at Glinton Northamptonshire on 10 October 1836, Jacob GEE, bachelor, of Nottingham in the county of Nottingham, and Ann Coles, spinster, of Glinton. Image available online at Ancestry's Northamptonshire marriages 1754-1912, Glinton parish registers 1829-1837, image #3 of 10.

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 6:24 PM
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  19. Henry PARKER of Baston Lincs married 1833

    Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 19 June 1833, Henry PARKER, bachelor of Baston Lincolnshire, and Lucy Ward, spinster, of Glinton. Image available online at Ancestry's Northamptonshire marriages 1754-1912, Glinton parish registers 1829-1837, image #3 of 10.

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 6:11 PM
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  20. William WARD of Hale Magna married 1833

    Married by banns at Glinton Northamptonshire on 26 April 1833, William WARD, bachelor, of Hale Magna in the county of Lincoln, and Mary Seaton/Leaton, spinster of Glinton. Image available online at Ancestry's Northamptonshire marriages 1754-1912, Glinton parish registers 1829-1837, image #3 of...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-05-2017 6:08 PM
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