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    Hi janbooth, l hadn't though of that...

    Hi janbooth,

    l hadn't though of that connection, been too busy searching for her baptisim with what l thought was her father's name of William but now l realise that it could have been anyone and...
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    Hi Sandyhall, l'm not surprised that you...

    Hi Sandyhall,

    l'm not surprised that you couldn't find anything about Thomas in the Census, being a master mariner he spent most of his time at sea and l've never found him mentioned anywhere...
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    Hi christanel, Unfortunately Thomas was a...

    Hi christanel,

    Unfortunately Thomas was a master mariner and hasn't appeared in any census as he died at sea in 1847, but had married again in 1837, his son Thomas Luke doesn't appear in any...
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    Hi Almach, You're right of course, l hadn't...

    Hi Almach,

    You're right of course, l hadn't thought of that, so now that makes it even more difficult to find where she actually came from, where to go from here l don't know, hope that someone...
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    Hi Sandyhall, Thank for your quick reply, yes...

    Hi Sandyhall,

    Thank for your quick reply, yes l found her father's name as witness on the marriage document, that's the only thing l have to go on really.

    Valman
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    Trying to find details of Elizabeth Cooper.

    l've been trying to find out for ages now where my GGGrandfather's lst wife Elizabeth Cooper was actually born so l can trace her family, she married my GGGrandfather Thomas Courts born 1793, of...
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    Hi Radstockjeff, l think they did give the...

    Hi Radstockjeff,

    l think they did give the seamen a different number at times if they lost their ticket or had other reasons, my one though is a mystery which l think needs more investigation,...
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    HI Peter Yes that's what seems to have...

    HI Peter

    Yes that's what seems to have happened, l worked at the archives in Kew for many years and can remember how complicated these BT registers were to follow, but l found the documents are...
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    Hi Rebecca, l've just read somewhere but can't...

    Hi Rebecca,

    l've just read somewhere but can't find the website again :-) that if the seaman lost his ticket he was given a new number, maybe that's what happened, as he appears in the earlier...
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    change of seaman's ticket number.

    l wonder if anyone knows if a Merchant Seaman would have kept the same ticket number throughout his time at sea? l have my GGGrandfather shown as having one number in the 1835-1844 list but then in...
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    Is William from Fowey mine?

    l have been researching my Courts family from Fowey for quite sometime now and thought l'd found them all, l only had one problem a William Courts baptised in 1796, who l haven't ever been able to...
  12. There were no children unfortunately, but l do...

    There were no children unfortunately, but l do know that he was always a brewers labourer.
    l found the other James mentioned on Ancestrys Pension records and he definitely came from Truro, so it...
  13. Yes, according to the death certificate it says...

    Yes, according to the death certificate it says he was an army pensioner, he was born in 1878, in Stepney and in the 1911 census he was a brewers labourer living in Hackney with his wife. You're...
  14. which is my Grandfathers brothers medal card?

    l've just received my Grandfathers brother James Courts death certificate in 1952, it shows that he was an army pensioner which is news to me and l've checked the medal rolls and can only find 2 of...
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    Thank you almach, l hadn't seen that message,...

    Thank you almach,

    l hadn't seen that message, but does clear it up for me now.

    Valman
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    Hi, l've not been able to find out about...

    Hi,

    l've not been able to find out about patients being transferred from Horton Asylum, but do have Williams death certificate now, which shows that he died in The London County Asylum Ilford in...
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    Hi Andy, l had read that somewhere myself, but...

    Hi Andy,

    l had read that somewhere myself, but as the mention of his death was included in the Horton asylum registers l'd assumed he died there, but you're right on reading more into it the...
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    Hi Megan, Yes, that could be another...

    Hi Megan,

    Yes, that could be another possibility l guess, l'll have to wait and see what the Romford certificate l ordered turns out to be.

    Valman.
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    Hi Megan, Thank you for that information, it...

    Hi Megan,

    Thank you for that information, it just makes it all the more confusing as to where his death was registered. l guess someone could have given the wrong details but then l can't even...
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    Hi almach, l think you're both right and he...

    Hi almach,

    l think you're both right and he should have been registered in Epsom Surrey but for some reason seems not to have been, unless of course the asylum register was wrong of course. Yes,...
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    Hi Megan, l thought the same, but if the date...

    Hi Megan,

    l thought the same, but if the date of his death is right in the asylum register then it wasn't registered in Epsom Surrey as l've gone through all the William Courts deaths and the one...
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    Thank you almach, it is confusing because he gave...

    Thank you almach, it is confusing because he gave the wrong birth details when he was admitted to the asylum, he gave his year of birth as1880/1881 when it was in fact 1875, l guess because of his...
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    Death in Horton Asylum.

    l found a relative admitted to Horton asylum in 1906, and since then checking registers at the LMA l find that he died in there on the 14th May 1918, but l canot find a registration of his death in...
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    Thank you Oldholborn, Just checked, no luck...

    Thank you Oldholborn,

    Just checked, no luck unfortunately but worth a try.

    Val.
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    Thank you Peter, as he was born in 1875, l would...

    Thank you Peter, as he was born in 1875, l would hope that any records the LMA may have would be available to look at, l shall get in touch with them to find out exactly what they do have on the...
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