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    Still trying to solve this. So by that score...

    Still trying to solve this. So by that score Frank James must be 1. Alice Bridget Bennee's brother? or 2. Emily's husband Hugh Tatum? or 3. Laura's husband Robert Reiss-smith? or 4. George Henry...
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    Hi Pam, Thank you for your reply. Therein lies...

    Hi Pam,
    Thank you for your reply.
    Therein lies a problem 1901 census shows her as Harriet, 1911 shows her as Caroline Harriet, Probate records her as Elizabeth Caroline Harriet. So yes this could...
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    Help needed with Maiden name

    I'm looking for the maiden name of Elizabeth Caroline Harriet ??
    who married William Henry Way in Plymouth 1888.
    It looks like this record on free BMD has not yet been transcribed as I can only...
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    MORE on Frank James I'm still confused about...

    MORE on Frank James I'm still confused about Frank James and Harold Way.
    Here is an excerpt from the obitury
    Brother-in-law: The brother of ones wife or husband, The husband of ones sister or...
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    UPDATE Some of the mystery solved. Reggie Teague...

    UPDATE Some of the mystery solved. Reggie Teague seems to be Reginald Elias Teague b1890 Stoke Damerel [my second cousin once removed] I'm not sure what relation that would make him to Alfred E Serle...
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    Hi Lesley thankyou for the reply. I'm sure that...

    Hi Lesley thankyou for the reply.
    I'm sure that this is our man as all the other details fit. Within the family he was known to be ateacher of music and a virtuoso of the the violin. Just really...
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    Alfred E SERLE obituray

    Can anyone help with a bit of a mystery around an obitury for Alfred E Serle?
    Published in the Western Morning News 24/06/1937
    The first interesting thing is that it states "chief mourners Harry...
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    UPDATE FMP A to Z records under Plymouth & West...

    UPDATE
    FMP A to Z records under Plymouth & West Devon Parish records has parish records for "Stoke Damerel".
    There is a marriage record 1st Jan 1783 for Lazarus SERLE and Mary BERRY. Lazarus is...
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    Devonport Cordwainers

    Was there ever a Devonport/Plymouth Guild of Cordwainers?
    Information from The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers on their website states:

    Was there any such control in Devonport in the 1800's?
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    Hi Janbooth, I have been having another look at...

    Hi Janbooth,
    I have been having another look at what we have on William and how (we think) it all fits together.
    In both census he is listed as born Devonport Devon.
    In the 1851 he transcribed as...
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    Thank you I'll take a look

    Thank you I'll take a look
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    William SERLE b btw 1785 and 1788 Devonport.

    Hello,
    Can anbody help me break down this "brick wall"? Everything has come to a dead stop with William Serle (snr).
    The earliest supporting evidence for William is the 1851 census recorded as...
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    So my Hawk's are not related to Henry Hadley....

    So my Hawk's are not related to Henry Hadley. Neither Mary Ann or Annie Hawk have married at least prior to 1911.
    Regards,
    Geoff
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    Hi Christanel I have been having another look at...

    Hi Christanel
    I have been having another look at information that I allready had. I discovered something that I was not previously aware of.
    On the 1911 census it lists how many children were born...
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    Its those HAWK's again!! With some new...

    Its those HAWK's again!!
    With some new information I'm on the trail again. I seems at some point there was a family rift which resulted in the house at Eastcott being virtually divided in two with...
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    Thank you Megan. They certainly had some strange...

    Thank you Megan. They certainly had some strange ideas in schools and government do you remember the ITA (independant teaching alphabet)? and the abolishion of learning times tables "parrot fashion"?...
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    Thank you Christanel - good to know you are still...

    Thank you Christanel - good to know you are still on the site.
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    George Jarvis b 1895

    Hi hoping that someone can suggest where I can find out more on this.
    On a Baptism record from 1895 for the Parish of St. James in Fulham the father's occupation is listed as "Police Constable"....
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    Conveyance of coffins by rail c1918

    Hello good morning.
    I have a relation who died in Greenwich Seamans Hospital in 1918 and was buried 6 days later 200+ miles away in Cornwall. I have heard that the LSWR were early pioneers in...
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    Hi Peter, Thank you so much for this. The...

    Hi Peter,
    Thank you so much for this.
    The interesting thing is that just 6 days after he died in Greenwich Kent, he is buried 200+ miles away near to his wife's family home in Cornwall. It seems...
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    George Henry Serle RN 1872-1918

    Hi I'm looking for help with some background info on the Royal Navy to help sort out family fact from family fiction.
    George Henry Serle died in Greenwich Seamans Hospital in 1918 from Colitis.
    At...
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    Hi Peter Thank you for this. I will follow it up.

    Hi Peter Thank you for this. I will follow it up.
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    I have made contact with PWDRO and recieved this...

    I have made contact with PWDRO and recieved this reply.
    I think that I will need to visit Plymouth at some point. I do not have a photographic memory and do wonder how much information I would be...
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    I have had a look at the1841 census and agree...

    I have had a look at the1841 census and agree that it could easily be "William SERLE" in that record.



    That opens up interesting possibilities. I have a definitive dob for Alfred of 6 Dec 1815...
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    Thank you - I have always found this site a...

    Thank you - I have always found this site a welcoming and helpful place. Long may that continue.
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