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Forum: Rest of the World Genealogy

All the other places in the world which are not listed above.


    SOPHIE BARBARA BERCHER - BASEL SWITZERLAND Born 1893 Basel Switzerland -Died 1952 Cannock, Staffordshire. My step Mother has just died and I would like to find some information for her family and in particular her Mother. What I have found so far I have added to my Anc tree which includes her...

    Started by gilian rowland‎, 17-04-2019 7:47 PM
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  2. Giles Soper 1828

    Here I go again! Don't really know were to post this as there is a Russian connection.My G/G Grandfather Giles Ching(?) Soper b1828 went to Russia maybe as an Architect to work on the Tsar's Winter Palace He was married to Emma Eldford (b1862 ) around 1850 and had 2 children in Ivanofsky near St...

    Started by elizabethjones1‎, 29-02-2008 5:39 PM
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  3. George Newlyn HART - born in Gibraltar

    My Uncle, my Mother's brother, was born in Gibraltar on 21st March 1907. My Mother was conceived there but born in Southsea, Hampshire 27th November 1908. Their father, my grandfather, was a dockyard shipwright working in H.M.docks in Portsmouth. He travelled for this job, hence Gibraltar. ...

    Started by pollymusic‎, 02-03-2015 10:21 AM
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  4. De Jong relatives in England

    Hello everyone, Peter from the Netherlands here, doing genealogy for 25 years. I found some related ancestors (De Jong) who lived in Great Brittain 1944 - 2006. Is someone able/willing to help me to find all about them? Thanks!

    Started by Peter de Jong‎, 23-04-2018 7:50 PM
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  5. Civil service records

    Hello all. Greetings from New England, USA. Except for a detour into Cuba, most of my paternal line is from England. I have been doing this obsessively for about two years and have done rather well. I do, however, have a few blank spaces and hope someone on this forum will be able to help me...

    Started by swisschick‎, 03-11-2007 11:57 PM
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  6. Talking Civil Servant (Mauritius) in the 1800's

    I am trying to help my sister-in-law with some of her family history. I found her grandfather's marriage (Valmont Marie Joseph ATKINSON to Lydia Elizabeth COSTA on 16 Sep 1905) in At Peter & Pauls Catholic Church Romford. The marriage cert shows him as being a "Drapery warehouseman", living in...

    Started by Harfink‎, 03-08-2006 6:28 PM
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  7. Mauritius Military and Civil Service

    Does anyone know if & where births, marriages or deaths of UK personnel serving in colonial administrations would / should have been registered in the latter part of the 19th century. The reason I ask is that I am attempting to "flesh-out" the career of John Greenwood Atkinson (JGA) who was my...

    Started by harfin‎, 01-02-2008 10:23 AM
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    30-05-2017, 6:59 AM Go to last post
  8. Tanzanian marriage certificate

    Hi. I'm new to the site and am hoping that someone may be able to help me. I would like to track down my grandparents' marriage certificate. The information I have is as follows: Grandfather: Bjorn Graae DOB:20th of January 1906 Nationality: Danish Grandmother: Daphne Sander (nee...

    Started by Sbok79‎, 08-08-2016 7:41 PM
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  9. Question British Guiana

    Need info on family Candida Virginia Pereria 1847 Madeira isles Portugal William Goodridge married Candida 1878 2 children born William Goodridge 11/11/1878 Demera British guiania Beatrice Goodridge 12/17/1884 Demera British guiania Left 1900 USA Worked for bookers brothers in Demera

    Started by Kirkmanknapp‎, 14-01-2016 7:07 PM
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  10. Unhappy JOHN SIME - Did He Die in Argentina ?

    Hi, I'm trying to find my husband's 2 x great grandfather John Sime b.1844 in Moray, Scotland and who traveled to Argentina with his daughter Eliza McKilligan (Sime) her husband George, and their son William in March 1919 from Rouses Point, NY, USA. He was 75 yrs old, and was a naturalised...

    Started by darylr‎, 09-06-2014 2:31 PM
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  11. Sierra Leone

    Can someone point me in the right direction to locate information for deaths of British born people in Sierra Leone between 1860-1876- Sherbro and Freetown are two towns mentioned. I also have a death from Liberia I would like to investigate but I am not sure where to start looking. Information has...

    Started by Cynlynian‎, 04-06-2014 4:33 AM
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  12. Brown & Usher, Rubber Brokers Singapore 1922

    Filed with John Philip Usher's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A headed Memo from BROWN & USHER, Rubber Brokers of Singapore, giving full address & phone number. Dated December 1922. May be of interest to anyone researching the company/industry. Anc****y, USH, page 2217

    Started by fullscott‎, 19-08-2013 5:38 PM
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    This is a very long-shot, but I am hoping that someone may be able to help. I quote from Wikipedia ..".. Pierrefitte-sur-Seine lies 12.4km from the centre of the French capital." I believe that there is a chateau in this region (of the same name? - Possibly now a music/drama school?) and I want to...

    Started by MaryFrances‎, 17-05-2013 6:50 PM
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    My gt grandmother whose maiden name was Harriett WAKELING (b.1841) accompanied her parents to The Ascension Islands in the early 1850s where her father served as a Royal Marine private. She eventually returned to England and married my gt grandfather John COTTERALL in Woolwich in 1861. She gave...

    Started by Raymond M‎, 01-02-2008 10:14 AM
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  15. Sweden;she died in Gothenburg

    The Sydney Morning Herald reported this; MACINDOE Beatrice Ormonde (Bunty) June 25 1956 at Gothenburg Sweden,wife of George Macindoe and daughter of Mr and Mrs John Butler of Springwood. That's all I have and she was only 39 and I would like to know the circumstances of her demise if anyone can...

    Started by joboy‎, 28-10-2012 4:41 AM
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  16. Gobby and Chantrell

    I have discovered that my fair haired, blue eyed line of East End Londoners were descended from a Domenick Gobby who had been born in 1780 in "foreign parts." Since one of his sons was named Alexander Antonio I'm tempted to think he may have originated in Italy. Another of his sons - my 3X great...

    Started by Peph‎, 18-12-2008 9:46 AM
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  17. very vague

    I have a relation whos death is recorded in fiji. I believe she emigrated after her husband was killed in WW1. How would I go about finding info on her? Many thanks

    Started by Rachie‎, 08-07-2008 10:44 PM
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  18. Germany Marriage Lookup Please

    I have found my uncles marriage on FMP in the BMD section. I know, well I was told by my uncle, the maiden name of his wife, but when I put both their surnames in, I get a message saying not found. I can put his name in and it comes up but of course it doesn’t show the brides name....

    Started by terrysfamily‎, 17-06-2011 3:39 PM
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  19. Consul of Austria-Hungary

    I have found reference to a Henry Montague Blyth in 1897 in the London Gazette, stating that the Queen had approved him as Consul of Austria-Hungary at Port Loius Mauritius. I can find no more information about him. Any pointers would be great please.

    Started by sue2white‎, 20-05-2011 4:35 PM
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  20. 'Africa through a lens' Colonial Office pics

    Just heard on the radio that many Colonial Office photos from The National Archives are being put on Flickr, allowing people to add comments. See http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/africa/

    Started by Coromandel‎, 10-02-2011 8:54 AM
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