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    Hi, I've just read through this thread and had...

    Hi,

    I've just read through this thread and had a couple of thoughts.
    First, it is possible the three youngest children Daniel (1862), Margaret (1868) and Timothy/Tom (1870) may have used their...
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    Thanks for your reply. I hadn't seen the Metcal...

    Thanks for your reply. I hadn't seen the Metcal Memoir before. Graces Guide is a good rundown on the whole of the trials and tribulations the Brogdens' endured.

    I am hoping that someone is able...
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    Welsh newspapers

    Hi helachau,

    Thanks for that information. It's interesting to see how there was no reporting of any difficulties the firm was encountering.

    I wasn't able to use the link you provided as my...
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    Railway Contractors - John Brogden & Sons

    Hi all,

    The Brogden company spread its wings beyond its homeland, sending labourers across the oceans to New Zealand in 1872 and 1873. I am attempting to trace who they sent and where they ended...
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    Thank you

    Almach, I do believe you are a genius.
    Jennie, thank you for your information too.
    Need time to digest this now
    Many thanks in demolishing the brick wall!
    Delwyn
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    Hi Jenni, I purchased the death certificate,...

    Hi Jenni,

    I purchased the death certificate, which showed the street address. I then put it somewhere 'extremely' safe, and now can't find it. For some reason I chose not to enter the details on...
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    You are very welcome. Pleased to be able to help....

    You are very welcome. Pleased to be able to help.

    Delwyn
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    First to fail?

    I've had a look for your family, and failed to find them. Located them in 1891 alright, but 1901 no way! I even tried just looking for Percival, still no joy.

    Sorry! Maybe someone else will have...
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    Looks like I can't stay away! There was...

    Looks like I can't stay away!

    There was another child. He died 19 Oct 1886, at Daisy Bank, Opoho, named Fred. William Harold, aged 11 months.

    And apparently Henry was a bit of an inventor:...
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    I meant to say too, you should check out the...

    I meant to say too, you should check out the Archives NZ website archway.archives.govt.nz, and the National Library (of NZ) site paperspast.natlib.govt.nz lots of good stuff can be found from these...
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    Hi Sue, It appears from my searches the family...

    Hi Sue,

    It appears from my searches the family in NZ went by the FANCOURT name. Not a FANCOTE/COAT to be seen.

    First off: Henry FANCOURT buried in Northern Dunedin in 1917, aged 84. No family...
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    Heaven forbid it should be as easy as the husband...

    Heaven forbid it should be as easy as the husband being the father of the children!

    Ann TRESSLER alias PLANT was transported in later 1851 (receiving stolen goods). Her husband, William TRESSLER...
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    Only one confirmed sighting;). His marriage in...

    Only one confirmed sighting;). His marriage in 1830 to Ann PLANT at St Mary de Castro, Leicester. (I viewed a typed transcript of the BTs)

    Haven't found hide nor hair of him in any census index....
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    Amazing guys!! I'm so pleased to have found...

    Amazing guys!!

    I'm so pleased to have found them.:D (with your help!)

    Now if only I could find the husband, William...:confused:

    Thanks so much
    Delwyn
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    I found them on "findmypast", I can't see the...

    I found them on "findmypast", I can't see the same info in that other "A" one...

    Is that OK to say?

    Delwyn
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    1841 census - I think I've found them!!

    Hi all,

    could someone look up the 1841 census for Hinkley please.

    I think I've found my elusive TRESLAR family.
    TRESLAR, Ann, 37
    TRESLAR, Elizabeth, 13
    TRESLAR, William, 11

    What address,...
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    Great work Sue! You are right, I don't know...

    Great work Sue!

    You are right, I don't know for sure who Harry's parents are. I was just applying some deductive reasoning, and hoping the census could help me sort it out.

    So where oh where...
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    Sorry, I don't have the death certificate. Just...

    Sorry, I don't have the death certificate. Just the info from the BMD index. I hoped she wouldn't be too hard. Apparently not.

    William and Kate possibly had three children: John William (b.1859),...
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    More Info on Kate

    Hi,

    Thanks for looking!

    All I have about her indicates her name was Kate. She was Kate Smith VINCENT, who married William TRESLER in 1855. She was pretty likely to be Kate Smith VINCENT...
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    1871 census - Kate Smith TRESLER

    Can someone help with a lookup please?

    Kate Smith TRESLER died in Aston, WAR in March quarter 1872. Where was she in 1871? And with whom?

    Many thanks,
    Delwyn
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    My BRADLEYs are from Staffordshire, so I think...

    My BRADLEYs are from Staffordshire, so I think not likely to be the same line!

    Happy hunting,
    Delwyn
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    So quick, and so helpful! Thanks for the...

    So quick, and so helpful!

    Thanks for the ideas.

    Delwyn
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    Thanks ChristineR. I should have mentioned...

    Thanks ChristineR.

    I should have mentioned that Ann's age on the census is wrong. Ann was in fact closer to 55 than 35, but that's how it reads on the census. (The convict records are a fantastic...
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    Leceister parishes in IGI?

    Can some knowledgeable person tell me how much of the Leicester city parishes information in included in the IGI?

    I'm drawing a blank with my TRESSLER/TRASLER research and wonder if there is more...
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    Hi Ash, I'm not sure about shipping records...

    Hi Ash,

    I'm not sure about shipping records into Port Lyttleton, Christchurch's port. I'll have to investigate. I think you would mostly be relying on newspaper reports of passenger lists.

    ...
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