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    Or better still read this: https:// www....

    Or better still read this:
    https://
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    theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/aug/11/question-ancestry-does-dna-testing-really-understand-race
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    e bay has some forks, some of which are stamped...

    e bay has some forks, some of which are stamped YOC and some YSC , at https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-WW2-Army-Air

    -Corps-silver-plated-cutlery-fish-forks-set-5-YOC-YSC-/122340494389
    Here they...
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    It is from the Old maps site. Not sure if you...

    It is from the Old maps site. Not sure if you will be able to see it at that magnification as there are limits to access for those who do not have a subscription, but link is:...
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    Sorry . Here is 1873 map ...

    Sorry . Here is 1873 map

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/extensions/uploads/f495c973-ead8-4786-b80d-21ddeb84c2e1.jpg
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    Afraid not, at least not in 1873. The 1873 map...

    Afraid not, at least not in 1873. The 1873 map shows that this was part of Reading Road
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    I think dressing is usually the final finishing...

    I think dressing is usually the final finishing of the product. this is supported by the following , from https://www.finishing.com/203/23.shtml , where it seems to mean a final polishing:
    A brass...
  7. I gahter they plan to launch it to cover most of...

    I gahter they plan to launch it to cover most of the towns in the country (hopefully the country areas also)
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    Am appalled that he did not give you a copy. a...

    Am appalled that he did not give you a copy. a couple of years ago I contributed some information (not half as much info as you seem to have provided) concerning an old firm for someone writing a...
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    There is also a book called (I think) "The London...

    There is also a book called (I think) "The London Necropolis Railway"
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    The 1936 Kellys lists a Leonard smith,...

    The 1936 Kellys lists a Leonard smith, confectioner, at 218 Armley road
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    That (Break2015's comment) is one of the most...

    That (Break2015's comment) is one of the most sensible comments I have read in all the mixed opinions and rubbish placed on the internet
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    The post Office directory of 1879 lists him at...

    The post Office directory of 1879 lists him at church Lane. the Kellys directory of 1883 lists him in Wellington St, whereas the Kellys of 1892 lists him in High St. you should make allowance for the...
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    Regarding directories, Kellys did produce some...

    Regarding directories, Kellys did produce some during the war. Cannot comment about Margate, but Birmingham ones certainly were issued for 1943 & 1944
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    Surely the enumerator would not have known unless...

    Surely the enumerator would not have known unless the mother had told them, so it was the mother that was being a bit mean
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    The oldest person I knew well was my mother, born...

    The oldest person I knew well was my mother, born Sept 1914, 8 months before her 100th birthday, definitely compos mentis till about 2 months before her death, though crippled by arthritis. She...
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    Yes I agree

    Yes I agree
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    It was imprecise, because it gave rise to two...

    It was imprecise, because it gave rise to two interpretations.Your interpretation (with added no and punctuation) makes it precise, but the original is imprecise.
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    Macwill You seem to agree with me as to which...

    Macwill
    You seem to agree with me as to which house is referred to. It is unfortunate that the certificate was imprecise.
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    They are not the same. There is a no 4 court 5...

    They are not the same. There is a no 4 court 5 and a no 5 court 4 as separate addresses, as seen below from the 1939 electoral rolls.It may however have been written incorrectly on the certificate.
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    Thomas Ellis 1889-1917 Birmingham

    Are you sure that your fathers birth address was no 4 court 5 Bishop St and not no 5 court 4 Bishop St (an easy thing to misread). I say this as I have looked at the Birmingham online electoral rolls...
  21. From the 1916 directory her shop was at 14...

    From the 1916 directory her shop was at 14 Waterloo St. This is shown in red below. If you put http:// in front of...
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    Just a suggestion, but if the copy was being used...

    Just a suggestion, but if the copy was being used for a particular purpose, could PE stand for Please Exclude.
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    I would always save anything important onto your...

    I would always save anything important onto your computer. Never rely on a site, however well known it is. If changes are later made to the information (or it disappears) you can always compare the...
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    DNA results

    Personally I think of the DNA results that firms promote are somewhat the product of snake oil salesmen. they claim to be informative , but mean little other than profits for the firm supplying them
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    Politicians don't like you finding out what lies...

    Politicians don't like you finding out what lies they have told previously, so its obviously a deep plot. I tried a search and got the same negative result
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