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  1. 1851 Melton Mowbray census

    Trying to find a Sarah Smith, born 1776 Coleorton, Leicestershire in the 1851 census Melton Mowbray. The 1861 census has her living Melbourne St., Melton Mowbray with Where Born as Calloton, Leicester (presume Coleorton). Not that she would necessarily be in Melton Mowbray for the 1851 census but...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 09-03-2019 8:28 AM
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  2. WW1 Alfred Wagstaff

    Hello all , I'm Curtis Wagstaff , my Grandfather was in WW! in tanks I recently found out , managed to trace him online and have his details etc , have a copy of his six medals card's but unsure how to read them and what it all means ! He was in the Leicester regiment Fusiliers but look's like he...

    Started by waggy wagstaff‎, 31-01-2019 3:08 PM
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  3. Thomas or George Waldram bapt 1628 Coleorton

    The FMP transcription reads that Tho Waldram was bapt. 18 July 1628 Coleorton but looking at the image, it appears to me, that it is George Waldram, the son of Thomas Waldram that has been baptised. I can't decipher the two words after George Waldram on the image. Opinions much appreciated thank...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 11-10-2018 9:07 AM
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  4. Margaret Massey b. Leicestershire?

    I'm going over old ground as I have done now for some years looking for the baptism of Margaret Massey , who in the 1851 census gives her birthplace as Desford, Leic. Age in census looks to be 78. 1841 census gives her age as 60. She married Thomas Haywood 1802 Breedon on the Hill. Her death...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 09-07-2018 10:14 AM
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  5. Thomas Cobley burial 1756 Kibworth Beauchamp

    FMP burial for Thomas Cobley, 10 January 1756. Three entries bottom of page 1756: Eliz. dau. of Wm Mitchell KH (Kibworth Harcourt), Thomas Cobley SN (?), Mary Smeeton KB (Kibworth Beauchamp). What do the initials SN stand for please......Lizzie

    Started by LizzieB‎, 05-11-2017 9:59 AM
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  6. Bruntingthorpe parish marriage register

    Would welcome some fresh eyes to give an opinion on the name of Henry Seale's bride...Elizabeth (Henckman??). Marriage took place 24 November 1670 Bruntingthorpe. Thank you.

    Started by LizzieB‎, 31-10-2017 10:52 AM
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  7. William Bailey

    I have a brick wall.My great great Grandfather on my Fathers side.William Bailey born 1795 Husband Bodsworth Leicestershire UK to John Bailey & Ann lygor.William married Charlotte Jelly on 21st Oct 1822 they had 6 children. Then William disappeared Charlotte & the children were looked after by the...

    Started by coralstone‎, 04-04-2017 3:12 AM
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  8. Parish Registers & Probate online

    Information: The Findmypast website now has the Parish Registers & Probate Records for Leicestershire online. Unfortunately the Parishes of Buckminster & Castle Donington are not included. My only Leicestershire ancestors are in Castle Donington :( and I have asked the record office why...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 18-01-2017 12:33 PM
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  9. Thumbs up Diseworth Parish Registers

    Has anybody easy access to the Diseworth Parish Registers. I am looking for early Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for my Hutchinson family of (mainly Diseworth) but there are definite Long Whatton and Owthorpe connections as well. The names James, John, Thomas, Mary, Anne, Jane, William and Sarah...

    Started by LizzieB‎, 17-06-2015 11:41 PM
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  10. WW1 Service from Ibstock area

    This is a bit of a long shot but I'm trying to reach out to people whos ancestors served during WW1 and who came from/lived in our little corner of Leicestershire. I'm writing a book featuring a selection stories of men and women from Bagworth, Congerstone, Ellistown, Heather, Ibstock,...

    Started by The Tank‎, 09-06-2015 8:37 PM
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  11. Burial for Zilpah Massey

    Zilpah Massey (widow of John Massey) died 25 November 1884, Griffydam, Worthington, Leicestershire. Possibly Weslyan or C of E. I would love for someone to give me possible cemeteries in this area where she may be buried and how to go about getting the burial records. With many thanks ... LizzieB

    Started by LizzieB‎, 11-12-2011 9:32 AM
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    02-02-2015, 9:20 AM Go to last post
  12. access parish records on computer

    Thomas Watchorn,Bn.20 Jun 1801-Wycombe & Chadwell. Parents-William & Elizabeth. Married Dorothy Frisby (bn.3 Feb 1814 Branston) 21 Oct. 1834 -Branston. Parents Thomas & Ann Frisby.Need to confirm correct info. but unsure how to do this on computer.any Help ?

    Started by dwatch‎, 14-06-2013 4:08 AM
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  13. Hubbard +Whittle of Queniborough

    Anyone researching these? The P.R. + BTs in bad condition 1700s, causing brick walls.

    Started by sprocket‎, 08-11-2013 10:09 PM
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  14. Ashburner family Narborough Leicestershire

    Would anybody have access to newspaper records for Leicestershire 1959 that would be able to look up a family for me please. Harry Ashburner born 1912 Hereford Herefordshire England Ethel Stone born about 1913 They married 1932 Leicestershire Jane Lesley Ashburner born 1944 Leicestershire....

    Started by Dotti‎, 06-07-2013 5:51 AM
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  15. William Rozzel(l)

    Looking for any information about this man. I believe he was master of St Martins School, Leicester for many years around 1800s. He possibly also wrote some tracts about English Grammer.

    Started by Marchbank‎, 12-10-2014 10:50 PM
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  16. Post John Bennett 1909-1984

    My grandfather told my father & uncle that he was brought up by an aunt in Leicester. He was born on the 4/7/1909 not sure where & died in October 1984 in St Albans Hertfordshire. He married my grandmother Bridget Kathleen McDonald in Kensington London in October 1939. The marriage certificate...

    Started by Kevinbennett007‎, 20-09-2014 3:54 PM
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  17. History Books of Leicester

    Does anyone have any of the books by Duncan Patrick and/or Inhabitants of Leicester? I am looking for any mention of a Mr Rozzell, Master of the Free Grammar School of Friars Lane around 1790.

    Started by Marchbank‎, 24-08-2014 10:02 AM
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  18. Great War stories from the Ibstock area

    Hello Folks I've just finished my first book detailing all the Great War Casualties from the villages of Bagworth, Ellistown, Heather, Ibstock, Nailstone, Newton Burgoland, Normanton-le-Heath, Odstone, Snarestone and Swepstone. So now I'm planning my next literary venture and looking for stories...

    Started by The Tank‎, 10-08-2014 8:12 PM
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  19. Bow Bridge Street, Leicester

    I would love to know where Bow Bridge Street (Augustine Friars) was in relation to existing roads in the area. Surely St Augustine Road and Duns Lane was already there in the census year of 1871 where this street name is marked? I know of the iron Bow Bridge (which was demolished late 2009) in...

    Started by CarlTheDruid‎, 11-02-2010 10:29 PM
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  20. Marlow, Timmins from Ibstock

    Hello, my Great Grandma Martha Marlow nee Timmins (1890's - 1964) married my Great Grandad Robert Marlow (1892 - 1946) in 1913 they had my Grandad Frank Marlow (1921 -1951). I am just curious about any info, I never knew any living Marlow's from Ibstock.

    Started by marlow.j‎, 25-05-2014 4:50 PM
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    26-05-2014, 6:59 AM Go to last post

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