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    I don't think we're supposed to do lookups (terms...

    I don't think we're supposed to do lookups (terms and conditions etc).
    Northwich Library has access to FMP - https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/libraries/eresources.aspx

    As it...
  2. https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/

    https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/
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    If you can't find a birth certificate, try the...

    If you can't find a birth certificate, try the parish registers!

    John Burton, son of Samuel (Excavator) and Susannah, bap 7 Feb 1869, born 13 Jan 1869.

    Abode - Railway Huts, Stoneylow

    The...
  4. I seem to recall that Medway Archives (Cityark)...

    I seem to recall that Medway Archives (Cityark) changed the presentation of their register images from individual JPEG files (one per page) to large PDF files (one or two per register). This would...
  5. The way to cite a census entry is as follows: ...

    The way to cite a census entry is as follows:

    Initial reference: The National Archives [of the UK] (TNA); RG 13/760 f 75 p 10

    Subsequent references: TNA; RG 13/760 f 75 p 10

    Stuff in square...
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    Have you followed the advice in this research...

    Have you followed the advice in this research guide?

    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-army-officers-after-1913/
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    It's "Ashford Convalescent Home".

    It's "Ashford Convalescent Home".
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    We might make a reasonable guess if you provided...

    We might make a reasonable guess if you provided the details so we can look for ourselves.

    What does "Ashford...House" mean? Is the "..." something you can't read or just some irrelevant words...
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    Presumably you have the birth certificate and the...

    Presumably you have the birth certificate and the father's name is definitely shown as Samuel Sweetman? If it does show Samuel, there's no guarantee that Samuel really was the biological father.
    ...
  10. What's "a notice"? If this refers to the probate...

    What's "a notice"? If this refers to the probate calendar, the entry is for a Lily Christina Madgwick. She features in the shipping records and appears to have been married to Bernard Edward...
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    You'll have to ask the site management why it's...

    You'll have to ask the site management why it's broken.

    What exactly are you trying to find out?
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    I found... 1919 Ireland:...

    I found...

    1919 Ireland: Castlebar/Claremorris
    1922 England: Aldershot 1 Bde
    1924 Malta
    1925 Sudan
    1927 China: Tientsin
    1929.12 India: Rawalpindi
    1930 NW...
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    Sounds like the FreeCEN search engine isn't very...

    Sounds like the FreeCEN search engine isn't very clever. If you search for William or George isn't it reasonable it expect that it should also look for Wm and Geo?
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    Some war diaries for you... ...

    Some war diaries for you...

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_ep=1%20Canadian%20General%20Hospital&_cr=wo95&_dss=range&_ro=any&_st=adv
  15. Have you contacted Redbridge Council and asked...

    Have you contacted Redbridge Council and asked for their advice?
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    Thanks for that, Pam. I don't mean to hijack the...

    Thanks for that, Pam. I don't mean to hijack the thread but for some reason it reminded me of this page from the 1881 census

    RG11/20 f 126 p 48

    Especially recommended for those people who have...
  17. A quick check on a couple of his comrades also...

    A quick check on a couple of his comrades also suggests the Coldstream Guards.

    Although Guards service records were stored separately, they also lost records during WW2 when the Guards Chapel,...
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    Is that the UK edition of Roots Magic?

    Is that the UK edition of Roots Magic?
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    The citation needs the series number (RG13), the...

    The citation needs the series number (RG13), the piece number (conventionally shown in the form RG13/760) Together with at least the folio number eg RG13/760 f 75. This defines the sheet. You can...
  20. A fundamental misunderstanding in this thread. ...

    A fundamental misunderstanding in this thread.

    The census enumerators' books are copies of entries on the individual household returns which have not survived (except 1911). A household return was...
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    Even though MoD may not need it, I would suggest...

    Even though MoD may not need it, I would suggest you get the death certificate to confirm the circumstances of his death (Ernest may have located it for you). Once you have those details, the local...
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    http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r...

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C15627
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    Why didn't you look at the National Archives...

    Why didn't you look at the National Archives website? There's a research guide.

    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/womens-land-army/


    "Though the...
  24. Looks to me like a branch of the Artillery. The...

    Looks to me like a branch of the Artillery. The bandolier suggested some mounted role, perhaps a driver.

    Where have you looked? There are several candidates among the medal roll index cards and a...
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    Oxon Hoath is a stately home, not exactly a...

    Oxon Hoath is a stately home, not exactly a place. The parish would have been West Peckham.



    Can you confirm this? The only possible Elizabeth Miller matching those criteria died in Poole. She...
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