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  1. Not everything is online. :smile5: Order the...

    Not everything is online. :smile5:
    Order the marriage certificate from https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/

    Have you searched the British Newspaper Archive (most of which is...
  2. Do you have Alfred's marriage certificate, which...

    Do you have Alfred's marriage certificate, which will hopefully give his father's name and occupation?

    Also, when searching for his birth/baptism, have you tried Thompson?

    Pam
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    1871 census. James' age given as 38. Living in...

    1871 census. James' age given as 38.
    Living in Cramlington, Tynemouth. RG10/5135 folio 52 page 21

    Possible 1841 census. HO107/215/2 folio 5 page 4
    Living in Colebrooke,Devon, aged 4. With a...
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    Hello Ann, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Ann,
    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Unfortunately you've given facts which don't add up.
    There is no such place as Coalrick listed in the Devon towns and parishes on Genuki....
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    That is so annoying. Typically, I read something...

    That is so annoying. Typically, I read something about 'ordinary' people travelling on troop ships only yesterday - and I can't remember exactly where I saw it. Think it was on Ancestry, but I'm...
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    Unfortunately the 'thanks' button was another...

    Unfortunately the 'thanks' button was another casualty in the recent upgrade.
    Admin are aware of it, and will get a gentle nudge in about a month's time. I've really needed it several times in the...
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    Sticky: Having just received a reminder from the Society...

    Having just received a reminder from the Society of Genealogists about forthcoming events in August I was going to post a little note in the thread, but then noticed that the events are listed in the...
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    Stillbirths were not registered until 1927, when...

    Stillbirths were not registered until 1927, when they began to be registered in the same way as a normal birth. Not sure if they are held in a actual separate register, but they are not included in...
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    Although it's no help to you, Christina, my...

    Although it's no help to you, Christina, my bookmarked link works OK.
    Sorry I can't help with a possible solution, unless you try using a bookmark rather than an icon.

    Pam
  10. Thread: Harpin...

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    |doh| Stupid me forgot that a lot of Shropshire...

    |doh| Stupid me forgot that a lot of Shropshire stuff is available on Findmypast, including the baptism of 'Joanna filia Jonathannis: Arpin et Sara uxoris'. (Joanna, daughter of Jonathan Arpin and...
  11. Thread: Harpin...

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    You can record a person under whatever name you...

    You can record a person under whatever name you want.
    What you must do, however, is record what is written in a record, when you record that information against their name. There are no exceptions...
  12. Thread: Harpin...

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    IN ANSWER TO POST #10. The IGI (international...

    IN ANSWER TO POST #10.

    The IGI (international Genealogical Index)doesn't really exist any more, but there are links to IGI-submitted entries. Do you mean you searched familysearch.org?

    If so,...
  13. Thread: Harpin...

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    I didn't expect you to give a definitive answer...

    I didn't expect you to give a definitive answer to my rhetorical question. :smile5:

    As you say, all you can do is report what you've found for further consideration.

    Pam
  14. Thread: Harpin...

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    That nicely muddies the waters. :smile5: Is she...

    That nicely muddies the waters. :smile5:
    Is she the Joan Arpin baptised in 1717, who dies a spinster? Or is she a Jane who married into the Harpin family?

    Pam
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    That, to my mind, is an amazing bit of detective...

    That, to my mind, is an amazing bit of detective work, Jomot1. |bowdown|

    Pam
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    I have allegedly checked Ancestry, Findmypast,...

    I have allegedly checked Ancestry, Findmypast, FamilySearch, and FreeREG, with no success.

    When you transcribe from a parish register/census image/whatever, do you transcribe the name as spelt in...
  17. The offer does not include Fold3. However,...

    The offer does not include Fold3.
    However, Fold3 currently have a special offer on an annual sub of US$49.95. (Just under forty quid at today's rates.)
    It seems that you can also buy a monthly sub...
  18. Thread: George Wood

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    Having just seen wimsey's post about Ancestry...

    Having just seen wimsey's post about Ancestry offering free access to all UK military records until the 7 July, I decided to check out George's record.
    As Megan said, it's on Fold3 only, and not...
  19. Thread: Hello :)

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    So pleased you're back under your old name, Jan....

    So pleased you're back under your old name, Jan.

    I was all set to send you a PM about trying again, but things went a little askew in my personal life so my 'to do' list
    went to pot. :smile5:
    ...
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    Thanks for the update, Steve. You have no idea...

    Thanks for the update, Steve. You have no idea how pleased I am to read your message. And the techies will be doing a happy dance, too, as it looks as if one more glitch can be crossed off their...
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    Um, your post is extremely confusing. so far,...

    Um, your post is extremely confusing.

    so far, so good

    quite possible for them to move to Scotland from Cheshire

    These birth dates are before the marriage in 1889.

    And where's 1854 come...
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    In 1911 census Florence is one year old, Dorie is...

    In 1911 census Florence is one year old, Dorie is 3.

    Marriage of John Hayward and Annie Boraston registered March quarter 1909, Shifnal registration district.
    Birth of younger daughter, Florence...
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    Oooh - is it just my computer or are we really...

    Oooh - is it just my computer or are we really back to our old layout with the tree at the top of the page and posts sandwiched between red and blue bands?

    If so, get ready to :party: because it...
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    Also picture 2, bottom left. Try 9th Airborne...

    Also picture 2, bottom left.
    Try 9th Airborne Division US. (Used a bit of logic on that one - wings= air +9. :smile5: )

    Other one for a guess might be Norwegian, Danish, or Swedish.

    For the...
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    Picture two, top two show a jerboa, and are...

    Picture two, top two show a jerboa, and are associatee with the Desert Rats.
    Just enter Desert Rats WW2 into a search engine for loads of info.

    For the others have you tried searching using...
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