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  1. Who do You think you are last night

    Who do you think you are last night Robert "Judge" Rinder was the best so far that I have seen. I won't spoil it for you all that haven't seen it yet.

    Started by Sandyhall‎, 14-08-2018 8:27 AM
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  2. My North and South Roots include Aspden, Steer, Topham, Steel, Robinson...

    Hello, I'm new to this forum and I have already begun to correspond with some people to do with my northern roots. I would love to know if anyone shares the following surnames and locations in their tree: Northern tree (Areas of Blackburn, Lancashire Yorkshire Borders, and Scottish...

    Started by Jessica1877‎, 17-03-2008 4:37 PM
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  3. Muir married to Cantwell

    Firstly I apologise for the lack of clues. George Muir (c.1785 UK-1833 Maitland Australia) married Elizabeth Cantwell (c.1790 UK-1878 Maitland, Aust). They arrived in Aust aboard Jupiter in 1823 and George was appointed Chief Constable in Newcastle Aust shortly afterwards. Children Elizabeth...

    Started by JandL‎, 09-07-2018 11:12 AM
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    28-07-2018, 12:40 AM Go to last post
  4. (Newbie) Glass House

    Hello British Genealogy members, My main reason for joining B-G is to find information out about my lovely dad who passed away 10 weeks ago. I wish Id asked more questions when I younger regarding his military history. Unfortunately their are no family members I can ask. Ive recieved his...

    Started by MandyLouise‎, 09-06-2018 1:29 PM
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  5. seeking Michael Sullivan ex Kerry in 1911cen

    I am having a problem trying to find Micheal sullivan in the 1911 census for England and Wales I don't know what part of uk he lived in he was born in Ireland in a place called laughane castlecove co Kerry in 1875 his father was Daniel Sullivan mother was Norr Fitzgerald hope some one can help...

    Started by maurice1953‎, 24-04-2018 11:22 AM
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    25-04-2018, 7:33 AM Go to last post
  6. George Edward Giles Born 1855 Karachi, India

    Looking for any information on George Edward Giles born dd/mm/1855 in Karachi India, son of Captain Edward Giles and Emily Giles (born Atkins). His brother was Captain Godfrey Douglas Giles. His wife Mary Ann Shuter Giles (born Hill). His daughter Cicely Mary Hampden (born Giles), and sons Lt...

    Started by godfreyg@iafric‎, 31-03-2018 5:01 AM
    atkins, churchill, giles, hill, royal artillery
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    12-04-2018, 6:30 PM Go to last post
  7. Depear / De Pear family

    I am descended from a certain John William Depear, who emigrated from England to the USA in the 1880s, and am having a hard time pinning down his English roots with any certainty. Here is the information I have on him so far. Certain Death certificate:...

    Started by Noldorin‎, 30-03-2018 1:54 AM
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    french, immigrant, lincolnshire, usa
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    31-03-2018, 9:07 PM Go to last post
  8. SARAH HUGHES BORN 1850 NEWCASTLE -

    I would welcome advice as to whether it is possible to trace SARAH HUGHES born Newcastle on Tyne 1850 as I don't know how to progress this. Elizabeth HUGHES was my gm's mother and was one of 5 born to Benjamin HUGHES and Alice CLARK but now discover the latter weren't married. Parents lived...

    Started by gilian rowland‎, 07-10-2016 5:54 PM
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    31-07-2017, 9:42 AM Go to last post
  9. History of House - tips in researching

    I am currently helping a friend research the history of her house. She has discovered papers in the house that have some details of the conveyancing history of the house. The information suggests the house (and the attached cottages) were built around 1909. I have looked at an Ordnance Survey Map...

    Started by melsibob‎, 01-04-2017 3:51 PM
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    02-04-2017, 3:40 PM Go to last post
  10. Woodlands - Place Name?

    I have come across 'Woodlands' as a place of baptism and marriage in a submitted family tree. A Google search has not enlightened me. Is Woodlands a parish or place near/in Hampshire please?

    Started by KayeCrett‎, 21-03-2017 12:14 AM
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    21-03-2017, 8:25 AM Go to last post
  11. John Hill Walter - born 1781

    Hi! I'm searching for any information at all about John Hill Walter, my 5x g-grandfather. Bapt 12.7.1781, parish of St Andrew, Holborn, London. Buried 22.8.1816 in Combe, St Nicholas, Somerset (burial record states he shot himself in a fit of lunacy). He was the son of George Walter. John Hill...

    Started by missmandyjane‎, 06-08-2016 7:49 AM
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  12. Clare(Cheshire)/Kirk(Derbyshire)

    JOSEPH CLARE: c.1768 Stockport Cheshire,bapt.28.6.1768 High St Presbytarian Church Stockport. Father:James Clare - Mother:Ann? Married:Frances Kirk 14.4.1786 @ St Michaels Derby, Derbyshire Children:Martha 1786,John 1790,Fanny 1792,James 1795,John 1797 Martha was b.Derby & James was b.1797...

    Started by bettyespana‎, 27-07-2016 4:47 PM
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  13. Mouncey & Robinson (Willerby,Hull)

    John James Mouncey b.1-July 1916-1995 & Muriel Robinson b.19 Dec 1920-2016 married Sept 1940 John was in the Royal Engineers during WW2 Johns father was James Mouncey & I think his mother was Agnes I also think Muriels mother was Mary ? from Sheffield Any info on the above please for...

    Started by bettyespana‎, 28-06-2016 2:34 PM
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  14. Question Looking for Norman and Nancy K.Pooley

    Norman Pooley b. Hull 26th March 1924 married Nancy Kathleen Burton b. 9th March 1922 Hitchen Herts.They are now both deceased & their daughter knows nothing of her past.My friend has asked me if I can help to find more about her family if possible. Kind regards bettyespana

    Started by bettyespana‎, 27-06-2016 10:49 AM
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    28-06-2016, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  15. London - Gloucestershire / Worcestershire.

    This query is about a surname interest and is also a brick wall. My ggg grandfather James London was married in Kemerton (then Gloucs, now Worcs) in 1821. He died in Kemerton in 1847, aged 50. Yet I can't find a baptism or a burial and without the former I can't be sure who his parents were. ...

    Started by Helen Passey‎, 26-06-2016 3:26 PM
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    27-06-2016, 3:21 PM Go to last post
  16. French Revolution 1848 - Refugees

    Would there be a list of the British Government Assisted Refugees that escaped France across the Chanel during the 1848 French Revolution?

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 01-03-2016 12:39 AM
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  17. 1841 and 1851 census lookup please

    I'm looking for Margaret Bruin (Bruyn) On freeBMD I found the death of a Margaret Bruin March 1854 (2 years before Daniel and family moved to Australia) death was at Stockport reference 8a page 25 I have found about 8 deaths for an Edward Brewin (and various other spellings) so I am hoping...

    Started by Wayne Cook‎, 29-02-2016 2:36 AM
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  18. Missing stonecrackers

    Hello, I'm looking for any information please on the Cunneen family who were stone crackers in Guernsey in the 1861 and 1871 census and then they left and I haven't found a trace except for 1 member. In 1861 in The Vale, Guernsey, (RG 9 / 4378) there is John Cunneen (Head) 35 a stone cracker and...

    Started by soden55‎, 04-02-2016 6:02 AM
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    04-02-2016, 10:17 AM Go to last post
  19. Information on my late Father Jan Protas

    Hello I know my very little about my father, have very sketchy information and would really like to find out more about him. My dad Jan Protas was born on 7 July 1921. I believe in either Lithuania or Poland. I have been told that he fled and ended up joining the allies at some point for...

    Started by Jude B‎, 06-01-2016 7:18 AM
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  20. Rev J W L GEBHARDT and Sarah Margaret PAYNE

    Good Morning, I am seeking information on the wife of the Rev JWL GEBHARDT, Sarah Margaret PAYNE. I have a copy of their marriage certificate but it does not show her parents, her age at marriage nor place of birth. They were staying in Norwich before the Rev. was posted to South Africa. Any...

    Started by rodgebhardt‎, 08-10-2015 4:23 AM
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