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Forum: General English Family History

General discussion relating to England family history (Also see Places / Counties for specific forums)


    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    06-08-2016, 7:57 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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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    03-03-2016, 5:35 AM Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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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