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    The evidence points to the Thomas Smith COUPAR...

    The evidence points to the Thomas Smith COUPAR who married Alexandrina BROWN in Dundee being the same Thomas Smith COUPAR who died as Margaret COOPER's 'husband' in Falkirk.

    Birth
    Thomas Smith...
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    I have had problems logging on today, hence the...

    I have had problems logging on today, hence the lack of response. Thanks to all of you who have added pieces to the puzzle. I'll post again when I have digested the info and tried to make sense of...
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    .....and Scotland's People has a marriage: ...

    .....and Scotland's People has a marriage:

    Thomas COUPAR m. Alexandrina G BROWN 1866 Dundee First District.

    Peter
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    Thanks Alma. If correct, Margaret and Thomas...

    Thanks Alma. If correct, Margaret and Thomas might well have been living 'over the brush'!
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    Thank you both. Christina, from your find I...

    Thank you both.

    Christina, from your find I went a-looking at the actual image:

    Thomas Smith COUPAR, seaman, married to Margaret BENNET, d. 2nd February 1934 at 2 Thistle Street, Falkirk....
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    MARGARET BENNETT 1861-1935?

    My great aunt Margaret, whose later life and death I have so far been unable to pin down.

    Margaret BENNETT Born 3 Oct 1861 at Beckfoot, Holme St Cuthbert, Cumberland to Joseph BENNETT and Margaret...
  7. Scotland's People has this transcript: Robert...

    Scotland's People has this transcript:

    Robert SHANKLAND m. Mary GLENCROSS 1892 Sanquhar (10k from Durisdeer).

    Perhaps her husband died and she reverted to her maiden/previous surname. There is...
  8. Two sets of documents on Findmypast, both pretty...

    Two sets of documents on Findmypast, both pretty comprehensive. One relates mainly to JAB's service in RHA and RFA, the other to service in 4th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, when he remustered as an...
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    From Wiki: Isle Of Man Newspapers publishes...

    From Wiki:

    Isle Of Man Newspapers publishes the Isle of Man's newspapers. They are the Isle of Man Examiner, the Isle of Man Courier and the Manx Independent. They are all weekly newspapers. Its...
  10. Looks like you're right again Jane. There is...

    Looks like you're right again Jane.

    There is record for him in “Soldiers Died In The Great War 1914-1919”
    1/7th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, killed in action 7th October 1916. Home address...
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    Findmypast has a suitable birth and baptism for...

    Findmypast has a suitable birth and baptism for Henry Douglas WARDEN in 1800.

    Also a possible marriage for his parents and a possible birth/baptism of a sibling.

    All with images.

    Peter
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    FMP's Westminster Rate Books collection for 1834...

    FMP's Westminster Rate Books collection for 1834 has a Louis ANTOINETTI at Palace Street, Westminster.

    There is also an A J L ANTOINETTI in the 1829 Rate Book at the same address.

    Peter
  13. Hunt for WW1 nurses, Wrest Park, Bedfordshire

    English Heritage calls for help to identify forgotten WWI nurses

    https://www.english
    -heritage.org.uk/about-us/search-news/photographs-of-first-world-war-nurses/

    Peter
  14. FMP has a transcript (only) of his military...

    FMP has a transcript (only) of his military service as a 2nd Lieutenant in The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) between 1914 and 1922.
    National Archives reference WO339/101137

    Also a Kelly's...
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    I suspect the two words between Katherina and...

    I suspect the two words between Katherina and matrimonio are 'uxor ejus' which means 'his wife'.

    Hard to decipher from the particular entry but, if one looks at entries on the previous page, the...
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    This may help: ...

    This may help:

    http://www.gwpda.org/naval/rnsampsr.htm

    Peter
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    An attempt: This man partially dislocated the...

    An attempt:

    This man partially dislocated the sternal end of right clavicle by a fall the anterior ligament appears to have been partially lacerated as the head of the bone cannot be kept in its...
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    Thank you Spiegel, I must remember to remove...

    Thank you Spiegel, I must remember to remove blinkers in future!:rolleyes5:

    Elizabeth HILL baptised 18th July 1824 Lopen, Somerset; father William HILL, carpenter; mother Mary.

    Peter
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    You could try the Royal Naval Association. The...

    You could try the Royal Naval Association. The website lists a Portsmouth branch with contact details.

    Peter
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    Ancestry has a partial image of the marriage...

    Ancestry has a partial image of the marriage entry:

    2nd June 1845 St Helier
    George MAYSE 23 bachelor, mason
    Elizabeth HILL 21 spinster

    Only the left- hand side of the register has been imaged...
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    I think it may be 'England'. The second entry on...

    I think it may be 'England'. The second entry on the page is similar but clearer.

    Peter
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    I didn't mean it to sound so simple, but I was...

    I didn't mean it to sound so simple, but I was wrong anyway!

    I presumed that FMP would be able to search the whole 1939 Register (including closed records) by name but, perhaps surprisingly, they,...
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    Have you considered that, as she was only 11...

    Have you considered that, as she was only 11 years old at the time, the record for Daphne Ross Hume may also be closed and, therefore, will not show up on a search. Presumably, the solution is to...
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    Yep, good thinking Audrey. In the 1891 Census...

    Yep, good thinking Audrey.

    In the 1891 Census George Langworthy is a chemist's assistant! RG12 Piece 1718 Folio 13 Page 20

    Peter
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    FMP have it transcribed as chemist. The original...

    FMP have it transcribed as chemist. The original hand-written entry appears to say chymist, which is the archaic spelling for chemist!

    Peter
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