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    Thanks for the comment. I have tried several...

    Thanks for the comment. I have tried several times over the years to understand London livery company memberships but have virtually given up hope.
    Regards. Ed
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    Thames lightermen apprentices

    Thank you for those. I had not been aware of the reasignments although a long time ago I went through all the bindings on film at the LMA. Adds another little puzzle. Was he first apprenticed to his...
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    Thames lightermen apprenticeships

    I wonder if there is someone out there who can explain an anomaly. Robert Jury,the son of Robert Jury, lightermen of Wapping,is listed on the apprentice bindings of the lightermen and watermen's...
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    I seem to recall a NZ based site that started as...

    I seem to recall a NZ based site that started as a marriage witness match up but gradually evolved into a marriage register. It was a private site,can't remember the owner's name, but of course folk...
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    My apologies to you all who have looked at this...

    My apologies to you all who have looked at this thread and spent time on it. Margaret's father was Charles not Daniel!
    I had been browsing the Irish indexes on anc and decided to knock off that...
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    Margaret keefe

    Thanks for the reply Pam, but didn't think the UK census details were relevant.

    Of course I am looking for Margaret Keefe, as was, as they say in these parts?

    Father's name from marriage cert....
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    Margaret Keefe born in Cork about 1837

    Just returning to my Irish research and am stuck.

    My great grandmother was Margaret Keefe. Her parents Daniel and Catherine.
    Only one census entry in London which gives birth about 1837 in Cork....
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    Gibraltar British army

    Thank you for pointing that out. I obviously started half way through! It's a senior's thing, perchance trying to save time when it is getting short. Laziness has nothing to do with it, I tell...
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    "in search of the forlorn hope" by John K...

    "in search of the forlorn hope" by John K Fitmiller could answer your question. It lists location of British regiments and units from 17century to Ww1. expensive book but you may find a copy through...
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    I have had most of the family Ok, was just...

    I have had most of the family Ok, was just looking for a death for Elizabeth to test the relationship with William. But this seems to be coming together fine. the only doubtful thing was the 1841...
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    Thank you very much for that. It gives me the...

    Thank you very much for that. It gives me the date I have been looking for. Except of course! I think William had three sisters!!!
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    Thank you. I had given up too soon perchance. Had...

    Thank you. I had given up too soon perchance. Had exactly the search form that you and Grisel linked to. Have tried again and will now spend this wet afternoon browsing all of those three thousand....
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    Lesley, the NAS is now the NRS. Like so many of...

    Lesley, the NAS is now the NRS. Like so many of these government sites you need a PhD in obscurism in order to navigate the search system. I have tried a simple search, for instance"Wigtown" and it...
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    Lesley. Have hunted around for possible location...

    Lesley. Have hunted around for possible location of laird book for the parish church but can see no mention of it on their website. Have also written to a local historian and await a reply.
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    Unmarried lady and have always searched with...

    Unmarried lady and have always searched with spelling variations. Thanks for the suggestion though.

    Ed
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    No death record between 1851 and 1861

    I am puzzled by being unable to find a death in Wigtown of Elizabeth McKie alive there in 1851 aged 92. I realize that the statutory records don't start until 1855 but does that mean that in most...
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    Sticky: This is pretty much how I have always understood...

    This is pretty much how I have always understood it, that the "new" official index was less than perfect but thought it related only to mistranscriptions rather than missing volumes. However, in...
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    Sticky: Pam, I hope that I am not the only one confused...

    Pam, I hope that I am not the only one confused by this. You say that the "missing entriea" are on the gro indexes but did you mean that they are not? If the entries are on the gro then surely...
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    It depends on what you mean by writing up your...

    It depends on what you mean by writing up your research, in my opinion.
    If you mean that you are writing a family history in some kind of story form then do you need to cite your sources at all? ...
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    The last item implies it was National service, if...

    The last item implies it was National service, if you did not know that already.
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    Peter, the OP did refer to on line images. I...

    Peter, the OP did refer to on line images. I presumed that he was referring to a link so kept my comments to downloaded images. If your caveat is correct that online images or their location could...
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    I have always been of the opinion that source...

    I have always been of the opinion that source citation should be just sufficient to identify the source. If you have downloaded and saved an image of a census page then all the identification...
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    Falmer parish registers

    I was looking in the general register. Period as I mentioned about 1750 to end of century. I know that these other places are near by and would include one or other of the parties. But as I said...
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    Falmer Parish Registers

    Have come across a curiosity in the Falmer Registers on line at Family Search.

    The handwritten register from about 1760 to the end of the century contains what appears to me to be a large numer of...
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    72 is no age at all these days, I went past that...

    72 is no age at all these days, I went past that years ago and I am still milking. Not necessarily the hens, you understand, but I do my best with the old jokes.

    Cheers. Ed
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