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    Very true. It was easier when they had familial...

    Very true. It was easier when they had familial connections, of course: I'm pretty sure that that Thomas Henly was a maternal uncle of the younger George Tickle.
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    Yup. :) Now, it's time to record the...

    Yup. :)

    Now, it's time to record the Hanley/Handley/Henley family, and start digging at their brickwalls. :D
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    Another mystery solved: I just worked out that...

    Another mystery solved: I just worked out that Avis Norris' maiden name wasn't Tickle, it was Henley or Handley, and that she was the sister of Elizabeth Hanley, George Tickle's wife. Which confirms...
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    Thanks everyone. :) I've already found a few...

    Thanks everyone. :)

    I've already found a few other new family members on other lines, just from those London apprenticeship records, one dating from 1618.
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    Oh my god, I just found the will of Avis Norris,...

    Oh my god, I just found the will of Avis Norris, a previously unknown sister of George Tickle,wheelwright of Droitwich! It mentions a lot of cousins, and gives the name of another previously unknown...
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    Tickle of Droitwich: Yay! (Wonderful Find)

    I recently decided to look into a neglected branch of my family tree (Brook of Droitwich), and so paid for a monthly subscription to FindMyPast, just to gather what information I could, such as...
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    I've since made some good progress on this brick...

    I've since made some good progress on this brick wall. :)

    The 1687 document turned out to be relevant. And I have followed up the clues in it.

    My new information is as follows:

    Job...
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    Thanks! Already this brickwall is looking a...

    Thanks!

    Already this brickwall is looking a lot more crumbly than before. :)
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    Job Boulton - Progress!

    The origins of my ancestor Job Bolton/Boulton have been a mystery to me for years.

    I had a breakthrough today. I found a few TNA documents featuring my Job Boulton/Bolton of Droitwich, dating to...
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    Oops, forgot that Charlotte Boulton married by...

    Oops, forgot that Charlotte Boulton married by banns
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    Job Boulton the younger was baptised Droitwich,...

    Job Boulton the younger was baptised Droitwich, 22 Mar 1694/95.

    On 3 Mar 1722/23 he married Mary Green, widow. I don't know her maiden name, her husband's name, or if she had children by her...
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    Job Boulton of Droitwich and Bridgnorth

    This is about my overall brickwall of Job Boulton of Droitwich and his son, also named Job. I am posting in hopes of getting new ideas and a fresh perspective.

    Job Boulton, chandler, of Droitwich,...
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    Thanks. I'll read up on that.

    Thanks. I'll read up on that.
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    Thank you! Joanna Thomas was Job's wife, so it...

    Thank you! Joanna Thomas was Job's wife, so it looks like the annuity was set up by one of her relatives. Her father perhaps?
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    Thanks. I'll check it out.

    Thanks. I'll check it out.
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    I hadn't thought of that, thank you. :)

    I hadn't thought of that, thank you. :)
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    Thanks. I'd like to find out more about this...

    Thanks. I'd like to find out more about this particular annuity, especially since it was called "the Chester annuity" and, in the records I have I can't find any connection to that county.

    There...
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    Thanks for the information. From the term "the...

    Thanks for the information.

    From the term "the Chester Annuity" I'm assuming it was a well-known annuity at the time. I'm hoping to find out more about it.
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    Job Boulton and Chester Annuity

    Hello!

    I am currently working on a stubborn brickwall and, as part of that, I am trying to prove or disprove that one Job Boulton of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, is the same man as Job Boulton of...
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    I may have worked out the correct name. :D I...

    I may have worked out the correct name. :D

    I did a search for Bagg* + Worcestershire on the National Archives website and came up with the place name "Baggotts Morton"

    Hmm, turns out that is in...
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    No, unfortunately, Baghetts Mongton is what the...

    No, unfortunately, Baghetts Mongton is what the professional transcribers came up with and, looking at the name myself, it definitely starts with a Bag.
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    Identifying Place Name is Worcestershire

    Hi there!

    I am following up some clues in the 1564 will of my ancestor George Alen of Droitwich, Worcestershire. and there is one place name in the will I can't identify, probably due to a variant...
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    PCC Wills Index On Ancestry

    I just realised that Ancestry doesn't have all the wills up on the site.

    I was searching through Worcestershire wills trying to shake loose a brick or two in my walls, when I just couldn't find a...
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    Thanks, to both of you.

    Thanks, to both of you.
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    Carrickmannon/Saintfield (County Down)Burials

    The baptisms and marriages are available online on the NLI site, but the burials are not. Does that mean the records don't exist anymore?
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