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    Correction: Should be The Platelayer's Arms, ...

    Correction: Should be The Platelayer's Arms,

    Sorry! Been awake most of the night, not thinking straight.
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    EDIT: JUST NOTICED on LOPC father is noted as...

    EDIT: JUST NOTICED on LOPC father is noted as deceased on daughter's 1947 marriage. So I may have wasted my money on death cert. but the age is right and I didn't notice another JW dying in Wigan...
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    WILSON burials Wigan 1938 & 1948

    I'm trying to locate the burials of my great grandparents:-
    JANE ELLEN WILSON (BERRY) 15 Mar 1876 - 26 May 1938 of 42 Chadwick St., Poolstock.
    JAMES WILSON 15 Feb 1873 - Q3 1948 last known address...
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    According to Croydon Council...

    According to Croydon Council Local Registrar Office charges will also be affected. Might be wise to check with your local office.
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    Thank you Antony for the complete explanation of...

    Thank you Antony for the complete explanation of procedure followed. I thought there had to be a list somewhere but didn't know for sure.
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    I think the number refers to the number of...

    I think the number refers to the number of corrections in the register, I.e. this was the tenth correction. The number would be repeated in the margin, an explanation may be added, with the...
  7. You can find those guides here:- ...

    You can find those guides here:-

    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/?research-category=first-world-war

    I couldn't find the URL and ran out of time to add...
  8. Sorry |blush| I thought that was what the edit...

    Sorry |blush| I thought that was what the edit button was for, as long as no one had replied.

    Oh! pot and kettle come to mind.:smile5::smile5:
  9. Hi Sally, Welcome to Brit-Gen. Pam beat me to...

    Hi Sally,
    Welcome to Brit-Gen.

    Pam beat me to it and covered all the points I was intending to cover except one.

    Unless you have more precise information than you have given above I think you...
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    I now think this is the pre-1962 version with a...

    I now think this is the pre-1962 version with a green central stripe on purple background.
    The post '62 version had a broad purple stripe with narrow green stripes either side.
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    He is also wearing on his arm the Crossed Kukris...

    He is also wearing on his arm the Crossed Kukris awarded to 14/20th King's Hussars as a result of serving alongside a Gurkha Regiment at the Battle of Medicina, Italy in 1946.
    Since 1946, 6th Queen...
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    Have to agree buttons are 14/20 Hussars and chain...

    Have to agree buttons are 14/20 Hussars and chain mail epaulette's are a feature of the Hussar regiments.
    However I have yet to convince myself that the collar insignia in OP's photo is a lion...
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    The third ribbon maybe General Service Medal,...

    The third ribbon maybe General Service Medal, cannot make out which version though.
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    Rank is Sergeant, don't know Regiment. First 2...

    Rank is Sergeant, don't know Regiment.
    First 2 ribbons appear to be Defence Medal and 1939-1945 War Medal, cannot decipher the others. Suspect post WW2.
    Someone more knowledgeable may recognise...
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    Oxford Living Dictionaries gives the following:-...

    Oxford Living Dictionaries gives the following:-

    NOUN

    1 British A person who sells goods on credit, especially from door to door

    2 A person who keeps a score or record of something.

    The...
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    Hi Christina, You're welcome. I was going to...

    Hi Christina,
    You're welcome.
    I was going to put it down to late nights/early mornings then realised you're 12hrs ahead, so that excuse won't work.
    Oh well, c'st last vie.
    Regards,
    Malcolm.
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    . The SEARCH DOCUMENT Application Part 2 - Army...

    . The SEARCH DOCUMENT Application Part 2 - Army Specific has asterisks against Service Number and Date of Birth, the bottom of that section has:- *SERVICE NUMBER AND/OR DATE OF BIRTH MUST BE INCLUDED...
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    You will also need a Date of Birth to obtain the...

    You will also need a Date of Birth to obtain the records. A Service Number on its own is not sufficient.
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    It is easy to overdo it, one gets so involved...

    It is easy to overdo it, one gets so involved time flies.
    I found my limit was 4hrs before information overload, eyestrain and general fatigue set in, a cup of coffee, a bite to eat and I was good...
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    Hi Jane, I have sent you a PM. Regards,...

    Hi Jane,
    I have sent you a PM.
    Regards,
    Malcolm.
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    I was afraid that you would ask that! Yes I did...

    I was afraid that you would ask that!
    Yes I did save PRs, about 100Mbs, over several visits.
    It's not complicated, just difficult to explain without the m/c and microfilm in front of me. The screen...
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    I used the Grandstand car park opposite the Hive,...

    I used the Grandstand car park opposite the Hive, mainly because it has no height barriers and has a few oversize spaces, I was in a 20ft motorhome and would have had to pay for two spaces otherwise,...
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    Further Info Just remembered that there are...

    Further Info

    Just remembered that there are two viewers with scanning/print capabilities, you will need a library ticket to use these. However they may be unavailable as they were in constant use...
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    Hi Jane, You won't need the CARN pass to view...

    Hi Jane,
    You won't need the CARN pass to view the PR microfilms, you only need that to view original documents.
    You only need a library ticket if you want to use the computer's free access to...
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    Even that may not be true any more in these days...

    Even that may not be true any more in these days of IVF, gene therapy and surrogate mothers.

    And don't forget adoption. I can't remember how many times I've seen stories of adults discovering they...
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