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  1. Thread: ACC

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    London Gazette 9 May 1916 Army Cycling Corps...

    London Gazette

    9 May 1916
    Army Cycling Corps
    Temp. 2nd Lt. D E Wiggans to be temp. Lt 1 April 1916

    22 Jun 1917
    Army Cycling Corps
    Temp. Lt. D E Wiggans from Adjt. to be actg. Capt. while...
  2. Thread: ACC

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    London Gazette, 17 Mar 1915 17th Battalion (1st...

    London Gazette, 17 Mar 1915
    17th Battalion (1st S.E.L)
    The undermentioned to be second temporary lieutenants - ......; David Ernest Wiggans

    Birmingham Daily Post, 24 Sep 1915
    REGULAR FORCES...
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    A depressingly wet afternoon has kept me indoors...

    A depressingly wet afternoon has kept me indoors and away from the allotment/garden. Checking out Richard was the perfect antidote.
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    I'd spotted that Robert Balle had fled the...

    I'd spotted that Robert Balle had fled the country (back to Leghorn) sometime after July 1720. So was the "Kensington misfortune" the loss of his patron?

    In 1720 one of Richard's books had gone...
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    Another crossed post! I have access to his...

    Another crossed post!
    I have access to his publications via the National Library of Wales.
    I was just about to check out Robert Balle.
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    His "A treatise of Succulent Plants", published...

    His "A treatise of Succulent Plants", published 1710, (6 pages only), page 2 -

    "PROPOSALS for PRINTING this WORK by SUBSCRIPTION are as follows Viz
    .............
    That the Price of the Book to...
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    The 1727 work refers to his work at Cambden...

    The 1727 work refers to his work at Cambden House.

    He dedicated his "History of Succulent Plants .....", 1716-1727 "To my Honoured Friend, Robert Balle, Esq; of Cambden House in the County of...
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    I checked Richard Bradley's "Ten prectical...

    I checked Richard Bradley's "Ten prectical discourses concerning earth and water, fire and air, as they relate to the growth of plants. With a collection of new discoveries for the improvement of...
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    British History online ...

    British History online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-environs/vol3/pp170-230

    The first 3 paras refer to Kensington's significance as a centre of horticulture around the early 18th...
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    FreeBMD has the death registration of a Martha...

    FreeBMD has the death registration of a Martha Blanco, age 71, Mar Qtr 1920, Ormskirk (Lancashire), vol 8b, page 1241
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    I was reading birthplace as Treforest and...

    I was reading birthplace as Treforest and comparing with first letter of mystery address.
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    I began to check Holmden's 1929 Johannesburg map...

    I began to check Holmden's 1929 Johannesburg map for something that "looked similar" to the address you are seeking (I'm seeing something that looks like "Tampie St?). Having generated an expanded...
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    Mona, Thanks for locating the record. I didn't...

    Mona,
    Thanks for locating the record. I didn't have time last night to follow up the newspaper find.
    I have always started searching for French records at "Departement" level and drilling down to...
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    Had you spotted? Liverpool Echo, 10 Jan 1889...

    Had you spotted?

    Liverpool Echo, 10 Jan 1889
    DEATHS
    BLANCO - December 17, 1888, at Pau, South of France, Pedro Blanco, late of Liverpool: deeply regretted
  15. TROVE - Australian Newspapers There's a short...

    TROVE - Australian Newspapers

    There's a short tribute to Walter Robins, D.C.M, of the 11th Battalion in the "Northam Advertiser, 29 May 1918"
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    FMP has transcribed details of the 1846 marriage...

    FMP has transcribed details of the 1846 marriage - bride's father Elvah Young.
  17. First, compliments of the season. Cannot...

    First, compliments of the season.

    Cannot deliver in the detail you may wish but you can view old maps of the barracks here http://map.geohive.ie/mapviewer.html

    It should deliver a map of...
  18. Irish Genealogy ...

    Irish Genealogy https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/

    Under civil births there's a birth registration (image available) for a George Marshall, born 1893- on the same page twin brother Joseph.
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    FindMyPast has the burial record (image) of- ...

    FindMyPast has the burial record (image) of-

    Richard Whitelock, abode - The Hospital, when buried - Nov 16th (1849), age 46, Church - St Woolos
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    The 1851 Census reference is HO107 Piece 2452 ...

    The 1851 Census reference is HO107 Piece 2452 Folio 295 Page 2 if you want to check for a Catherine Jones.

    Another institution on Stow Hill at that time was the Police House of Refuge....
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    Correction - the Southmead workhouse wasn't...

    Correction - the Southmead workhouse wasn't opened until 1902.
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    The "Bognor Regis" was puzzling me. Think it...

    The "Bognor Regis" was puzzling me. Think it should be "Barton Regis workhouse" which was at Southmead.

    There's a workhouse - unnamed - at Southmead on this 1921 map (eastern edge top)...
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    First,a very warm welcome to Brit-gen ...

    First,a very warm welcome to Brit-gen

    FindMyPast has a single line record for -

    Kriegsgafengenelager Munster II
    Dixon Paul, Pte, 2 Cheshire, capt(ured) at - Ypres, Lager - Munster II,...
  24. East Lancashire Regiment - 2nd Battalion 1.10...

    East Lancashire Regiment - 2nd Battalion
    1.10 1914 - sailed from Capetown
    30.10.1914 - landed at Southampton and to Hursley Park in 24th Bde. 8th Divn.
    6.11.1914 - landed at Le Havre
    (British...
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    I, too, wondered whether the initial letter on...

    I, too, wondered whether the initial letter on the botched attempt was an "F". The whole obscured entry doesn't look like a botched attempt at "Friston" - looks too long. Yet the marriage register...
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