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    Hi, I'm back with some updated information but...

    Hi,

    I'm back with some updated information but sadly none the wiser and something just doesn't match up here (sigh).


    I've obtained further wills on the Lynel families of Walton Hurst which...
  2. Thread: DNA advice

    by apowell
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    DNA advice

    I've just received my DNA results and as expected 94.8% British but 5.2% Asia (Northwest Caucasus) which was a total surprise. How accurate is 5.2 %? I have found via documentation two Irish family...
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    Hi, That's a great suggestion and I just had a...

    Hi,

    That's a great suggestion and I just had a look at the Staffordshire parish records on FindMyPast and also the IGI with no success. There must be a reason why it's not listed maybe non...
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    Hi, This post was sometime ago and I'd left it...

    Hi,

    This post was sometime ago and I'd left it due to hitting a brickwall however I've managed to find out further information and would appreciate your input.

    I've obtained the will dated 1766...
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    Hi, Many thanks for you helpful posts and it's...

    Hi,

    Many thanks for you helpful posts and it's proving difficult to trace a baptism for Thomas but just need to keep looking.

    I'm thinking he may have been living in Wolverhampton but possible...
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    Hi, Logic states Wolverhampton Ken but my gut...

    Hi,

    Logic states Wolverhampton Ken but my gut feeling states otherwise given that it states within the parish but of course could be an error. I've completed a search on a few family research with...
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    Whampton in Shropshire ?

    Hello,

    My ancestors marriage entry:

    Thomas Cranage & Elianor Alcock
    23rd Jan 1763 Broseley, Shropshire
    Thomas of the parish of Whampton & Elianor Alcock of this parish were published (by...
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    Hi, I forgot to mention Coton Clanford is very...

    Hi,

    I forgot to mention Coton Clanford is very near Haughton, Seighford and Ranton (home of the Harcourts). I don't think any church stood at Coton Clanford pre 19th century so the places...
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    Hi, Many thanks, very interesting to read and...

    Hi,

    Many thanks, very interesting to read and I really need to brush up my internet skills because I never seem to find these interesting sites.

    I'm fascinated with my family ancestry around...
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    Hi, Many thanks I didn't realise the extent of...

    Hi,

    Many thanks I didn't realise the extent of the changes undergoneon the church and that explains alot. It seems very little is left from the original.

    Take care
    Adrian
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    What does this mean ?

    Hi everyone,

    I'm tracing my Downes ancestry and came across this will:

    Nicholas Downes of Haughton (yeoman) 27 Jul 1598 / 15 Sep 1598

    Other: To be buried in St Katherine's Chapel adjoining...
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    Hi, I managed to contact the person who posted...

    Hi,

    I managed to contact the person who posted the information on the Bayley family after tracking down a more recent post. He was very generous and helpful giving me an updated information sheet...
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    Hi Janet, No but I saw a few wills and other...

    Hi Janet,

    No but I saw a few wills and other documents held at Lichfield Record Office that relate directly to the family. I'm not sure if it would be cheaper tp pay a researcher to get...
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    Hi, Thanks that's useful information regarding...

    Hi,

    Thanks that's useful information regarding the Bishop's transcripts.

    I've checked on the Staffordshire Archives website and they hold:

    Title: Bishop's transcripts for Haughton,...
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    Hi, Many thanks for your help much...

    Hi,

    Many thanks for your help much appriciated.

    On your advice pwholt i searched the staffordshire archives website and found a number of documents referring to marriage settlements, wills and...
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    Need to confirm baptism

    Hi,

    I've located some really useful information that covered my Bayley family entitled BAYLEY OF HAUGHTON. The information had been posted a few years ago and I'm very sceptical of this type of...
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    Hi, Many thanks and some good advice. One...

    Hi,

    Many thanks and some good advice.

    One of my concerns was that the IGI stated it did cover the required period:

    source:...
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    John Stafford marriage confirmation

    Hi everyone,

    I've been attempting to find out more on my Stafford family for a long time but was stuck on John Stafford who'd married an Elizabeth around the early 1790's however I was unable to...
  19. Hi, Many thanks Regards Adrian

    Hi,

    Many thanks

    Regards
    Adrian
  20. Boxmaker Ettingshall, Staffordshire 18th cent

    Hi,

    I've found my ancestors bapts entry in Sedgley (freereg) which mention her father's occupation Boxmaker. His profession appears on his childrens bapts' from 1755-1761 bapt records but then he...
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    Hi Liz, The war diaries mentioned by Peter are...

    Hi Liz,

    The war diaries mentioned by Peter are a fantastic source and well worth the money.

    You most likely worked this out but just in case it helps:

    Phase: the Battle of St Quentin, 21 -...
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    Hi Liz, Check this link which will give you...

    Hi Liz,

    Check this link which will give you the whereabouts of your Grandfathers Battalion:

    http://www.1914-1918.net/msex.htm

    I hope this helps and good luck in your research.

    Adrian
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    Hi Liz, It's impossible to help unless you...

    Hi Liz,

    It's impossible to help unless you give his name.

    Regards
    Adrian
  24. Thread: Medal cards

    by apowell
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    Hi Chris, That depends eg. First, Second World...

    Hi Chris,

    That depends eg. First, Second World war or prior conflicts.

    If you can give more details someone should be able to help.

    Kind regards
    Adrian
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    Hi, It would be useful to find Walter on the...

    Hi,

    It would be useful to find Walter on the 1911 census but I've had no luck.

    Regards
    Adrian
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