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  1. Thread: Llanfihangel

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    I gather the Welsh were pretty fiercely faithful...

    I gather the Welsh were pretty fiercely faithful to the naming conventions so that first son would be named after the fathers father etc.
    I am stuck still with trying to work out the probable...
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    I think I see PA, twice, and may be WVC but...

    I think I see PA, twice, and may be WVC but nothing matches in the list. PA appears a lot in other images of pension ledgers and index cards
    I've long looked for his Coy after enlisting in Woolwich.
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    Detail : - ...

    Detail : -
    https://www.british-genealogy.com/extensions/uploads/42f4f787-75ac-4468-a6bd-45e832137610.png


    Do these squiggles help to identify this ASC driver previous action ???
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    Pension Index Card info

    Does anyone know what the abbreviations for "Previous action" mean on my great uncle Jo's pension index card ?

    ...
  5. Thread: Llanfihangel

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    Oh well I shall just give up...easier said than...

    Oh well I shall just give up...easier said than done!. If parish of origin is not stated anywhere, can I salvage anything from naming convention.

    What does Ladkyis think can possibly be derived...
  6. Thread: Llanfihangel

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    Llanfihangel

    I am looking for some local expertise for the naming of the two Llanfihangel parishes in Aberystwyth District.

    Was either Genau'r Glyn or y Creuddyn known colloquially as " Llanfihangel" ?

    I...
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    You are a star Indeed I have followed his...

    You are a star Indeed I have followed his bankruptcy notices.

    Is it possible there are bankruptcy records somewhere that could give the Golden Chalice - his DOB ?

    Last time I looked - FMP...
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    I made my questions too complicated . Amongst...

    I made my questions too complicated .

    Amongst Cardiganshire folk is there a convention of calling one of the Llanfihangel's ( Genau'r glyn, Creuddyn, Ystrad) just Llanfihangel for short ?

    This...
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    Any guidance from Welsh family history expertd...

    Any guidance from Welsh family history expertd sought.

    My only clue for the origin of my John Jones is the 1851 Census, in Middlesex- he is a tailor from " Llanfihangel Cardiganshire".
    Looking...
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    I have just read through the article At a...

    I have just read through the article
    At a simplistic level the first son will have the same forenames as the fathers father - just using E+W naming pattern.
    Is that right?
    I am only trying to get...
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    Predicting Parents first names Wales

    I have John Jones ( i know...) born 1799 on 1851 census in Middlesex, and born 1798 by death certificate age of 62 in May 1860.

    Place of birth - Cardiganshire - Llanfihangel , not specified...
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    That was my first thought but having researched...

    That was my first thought but having researched sensibly I am wondering if this person was the last in a line of Quakers/Catholics/Baptists/other who's life events wouldn't appear in the Anglican...
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    There are no parish register entries for PAINTER...

    There are no parish register entries for PAINTER earlier than 1765 in Worfield and I have one record for a HUMPHREY PAINTER in 1611 in a court roll. The two records are located in the same part of...
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    1765 Worfield Shropshire Block

    My PGMs ancestor was John Painter, of Hoccum who married Elizabeth Mousal in Worfield ( PRs apparently complete and on FMP) in 1765.
    Terrific - I thought- now to get his baptism ( he's "of this...
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    You're correct, I should say perhaps distinctive...

    You're correct, I should say perhaps distinctive not rare. Distinctive in a helpful way when it comes to researching the surname. The Anglonorman family I refer to IS Lancelevee, records exist easily...
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    Well. I'm looking at this as simply as I can. ...

    Well. I'm looking at this as simply as I can.
    In medicine, if a person with a swollen painful lower leg is tested with a d-dimer test and it is negative, that unequivocally rules out a deep vein...
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    Thanks for this. I guess that if I compare my...

    Thanks for this.
    I guess that if I compare my yDNA to a 2017 Monsieur Lancelevee and there is a close positive match then I'm happy. If I get a negative result I might still feel happy, or at least...
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    Thank you for that, much appreciated. I have as...

    Thank you for that, much appreciated.
    I have as yet to join and purchase from familytreedna. It appears you get matches if you are fortunate but not for surnames specifically.

    With a strong...
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    If a British person's surname was "...

    If a British person's surname was " Threepepperpots" and there were families of the same name in the 1400s and today in another country it would be interesting to perform comparative YDNA testing....
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    I have a vellum/paper chain of my surname and...

    I have a vellum/paper chain of my surname and variants ( Lansley-Lanceley-Launcelett) and then a tantalising gap of about 70 years when the name Launcelevee occurs in the same locality. My idea was...
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    I'd be grateful for any response please - 376...

    I'd be grateful for any response please - 376 views but no replies - can I provide more information ? or clarification?
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    Hampshire Anglo-Norman Ancestry and DNA

    I am interested in using a y-DNA test and hope for some expert guidance.
    Using paper documents from the National archives, I have established with increasing confidence my paternal deep ancestry...
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    How helpful thank you. I tried approaching one...

    How helpful thank you.
    I tried approaching one of the many Lancelevee folk in Normandy ( Haute Maritime )without even a reply, through LinkdIn.To find anyone who has any personal interest,perhaps...
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    Norman Ancestry on Paper

    Please can anyone point me in the right direction

    I have used TNA early modern and medieval documents to trace my patrionic surname back to a French family in Hampshire England. This has taken...
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    Update... Tithe maps have associated books with...

    Update... Tithe maps have associated books with field names in them. This successfully points to the whereabouts of a windmill in Tadley , probably a post mill as no stone foundation survives. The...
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