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  1. Who ordered a cert & GRO said no ref?

    Apropos the post about missing/duplicated districts in the GRO's Historical births and deaths indexes, have I mis-remembered this. . . . .

    Someone, fairly recently, said that they'd ordered a...
  2. Sticky: For those of you who were reading this thread...

    For those of you who were reading this thread yesterday, I have great pleasure in announcing that I have finally finished posting in post #1. :smile5:



    Pam
  3. Sticky: I have no knowledge as to how the GRO organised...

    I have no knowledge as to how the GRO organised the compiling of the Historical Indexes but I wonder if the reason for the missing 'blocks' is because the plug got pulled before those particular...
  4. Sticky: You're not the only one who was confused, Ed. I...

    You're not the only one who was confused, Ed. I got in a right pickle, and had to have Peter Calver explain it to me. (My excuse was that I originally read it late at night. :smile5:)

    In the...
  5. Sticky: Missing entries in GRO's Historical Indexes

    Information once again courtesy of the Lost Cousins newsletter.
    https://www.lostcousins.com/newsletters2/jan19news.htm#GROmissing
    Do scroll down to the next two articles in the newsletter as they...
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    Most of the 1851 census for (parts of) Manchester...

    Most of the 1851 census for (parts of) Manchester is either water-damaged or missing. Findmypast has transcriptions for the parts which were able to be transcribed. They may have images too - I can't...
  7. Can you tell that I'm not very good at maths?...

    Can you tell that I'm not very good at maths? Five boys plus one girl who I can't find in 1911 equals seven. |doh|

    Those birth and death registrations may well be a good spot, katarzyna.
    I did...
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    There's a death registration for a Kathleen A...

    There's a death registration for a Kathleen A Wedge, aged 21, September quarter 1933, Southampton registration district.
    Birth registration for a Kathleen A Baggott, June quarter 1912 South Stoneham...
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    Assuming they were still alive, do you know where...

    Assuming they were still alive, do you know where Percy's parents lived at the time of his death, or if he was married, where his wife lived?
    If so, there may be a report of his death in a local...
  10. ROBINS family emigrated to Australia in 1911

    My interest in this family began with the showing of Walter Robins in the ANZAC memorial in Albany, WA, in a TV programme about Jane McDonald going cruising in Australia. The guide told Jane that...
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    Chris - further to this post: 1. Are you...

    Chris - further to this post:

    1. Are you receiving emails which have in the subject line 'New private message from British-Genealogy and Family History forums'.
    Hopefully the answer is 'yes'.
    ...
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    Hi Sarah, Everyone has 'their' system and...

    Hi Sarah,

    Everyone has 'their' system and some people are very precise about citing their sources.
    Regardless of where I obtained a certificate from ( GRO or local registrar's office) I just...
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    Catholic records are a different kettle of fish,...

    Catholic records are a different kettle of fish, and Catholic parish records are usually not held in Records Offices.
    I think I'd start by contacting the current vicar of the local Catholic church...
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    Have you made a typo with William's year of...

    Have you made a typo with William's year of death? The record I see says 1935, not 1937.

    Pam
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    Hello pictureman36, Welcome to...

    Hello pictureman36,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I can't find anything online (tried FMP, FamilySearch, FreeREG) so the obvious question is - have you actually been to Durham Record...
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    It's a seven - 13075209, but don't stress...

    It's a seven - 13075209, but don't stress yourself. If you have his date of birth you can use that instead.
    If he died on or after 1 April 1969 his date of birth should be on his death certificate....
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    Hi Tony, As your query has nothing to do with...

    Hi Tony,

    As your query has nothing to do with 'special offers on subscription sites' I've moved it to the far more appropriate 'Military - army' section of the Occupations forum.

    Pam
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    Special offer for either a one or three month's...

    Special offer for either a one or three month's sub at half-price. (You get 'offered' one or t'other.)
    https://www.british-genealogy.com/threads/92952-Half-price-1-or-3-month-sub-on-FMP

    Pam
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    Just remembered - I should have said, that if...

    Just remembered -
    I should have said, that if you haven't already got a sub to FMP, then you can possibly take a free 14-day trial (if you haven't done so previously. Remember to untick the...
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    Flintshire baptisms, marriages and burials...

    Flintshire baptisms, marriages and burials (indexed, and with images) are available on Findmypast, and have the three events you listed. (Haven't checked for baptisms of Ester's siblings, or any of...
  21. Hello Denise, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Denise,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:
    Unless there was a short write-up in a local paper about 'local boy returns home', then the only way to find out would be to send for a copy...
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    To Chris and GBateman, I think it might be...

    To Chris and GBateman,

    I think it might be better if you correspond via the Private Messaging system, as you can then name living people to your heart's content.
    Either click on the user-name of...
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    Though I know that it doesn't take that many...

    Though I know that it doesn't take that many generations for you to accumulate quite a large number of direct ancestors I'm afraid I'm very sceptical about trees on Ancestry with those sort of...
  24. Thread: CWGC book

    by Pam Downes
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    I've had inspiration. :idea: This was the...

    I've had inspiration. :idea:
    This was the programme.
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bqscvm
    If you scroll down the page three short clips are available to view.

    Bit more about the programme...
  25. Thread: CWGC book

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    To my shame I can't remember the name of the...

    To my shame I can't remember the name of the programme, but recently there was a programme on TV and part of it covered the beginning of the CWGC. It was really interesting, and explained all sorts...
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