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  1. 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 4:12 AM
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  2. 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 1:33 PM
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  3. 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, 18-06-2015 12:41 AM
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  4. 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 9:37 PM
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  5. 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 10:32 AM
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  6. 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 5:08 AM
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  7. Hubbard +Whittle of Queniborough

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

    Started by sprocket‎, 08-11-2013 11:09 PM
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  8. 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 6:51 AM
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  9. 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 11:50 PM
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  10. 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 4:54 PM
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  11. 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 11:02 AM
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  12. 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 9:12 PM
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  13. 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 11:29 PM
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  14. 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 5:50 PM
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  15. William Kenny and J Slater

    Whenever I hit a brick wall I always come here as someone can invariably think of something I hadn't tried. I'm trying to trace two men listed on WW1 memorials in North West Leicestershire. Bagworth has a William Kenny listed and Ibstock has a J Slater (someone suspects it's John). I started...

    Started by The Tank‎, 02-05-2014 4:38 PM
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  16. H A HAMSHAW, Humberstone Gate, Leicester

    I'm looking for any information on H A HAMSHAWS, Coachbuilders of Humberstone Gate, Leicester. My grandfather EDWARD HANKEY worked there in 1920's before moving to Aberystwyth in 1935. The story in the family is that he drove a yellow Rolls Royce to Lord Lonsdale's estate in Cumbria. I guess...

    Started by David Hankey‎, 30-09-2008 3:03 PM
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  17. Henry COY, Asfordby Grocer & Baker 1914

    Filed with Frederick Copley's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten reference (Q&A) from Henry COY, Grocer Baker & Confectioner, of Asfordby, Melton Mowbray. Dated November 1914. May be of use as a handwriting/signature sample. Anc****y, COP, page 5460 (reverse on page 5459)

    Started by fullscott‎, 10-09-2013 8:14 AM
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  18. Leicester Companies

    Hello,Back in the 1930's, a relative of mine worked for 2 companies in Leicester, C.J Fox & Co and Messrs Smith & Co. Is there any one out there who can tell me what sort of business they were in? If its any help, my relative went on to be a Wireless Operator in the RAF. Thanks Graham.

    Started by grahamwilk‎, 01-07-2013 7:38 PM
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  19. Watchorn

    (1) William Frank Watchorn Marr. Laura Edna Hicking -1901 Ironville Parish Derbyshire (2) William Watchorn Marr. Sara Elizabeth Eburah -1870 St. Martins Parish Leicestershire (3) Thomas Watchorn Marr. dorothy Frisby -1834 Branston Leicestershire Any info regarding...

    Started by dwatch‎, 17-05-2013 12:24 PM
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  20. neal family of leicestershire

    Good evening everyone I' m checking out a branch of the Neal family i have them in east london in 1861 RG9/164 John Neal 1822 railway porter from leicestershire Disport or Disfort Caroline Neal wife from somerset Elizabeth a for (annie)Neal John E for(England)Neal Caroline (ann) Neal at 14...

    Started by lisagrace‎, 31-03-2013 12:43 AM
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