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    this may not be what is being referred to, but...

    this may not be what is being referred to, but the Probate Calendar used to be included when searching Ancestry for deaths - but now it comes under the search for 'Wills & Probate' (which I guess...
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    I guess that isn't very helpful when you don't...

    I guess that isn't very helpful when you don't have the "button below" to click. Googling has given me this link

    https://www.lostcousins.com/newsletters2/xtranov18news.htm
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    FMP 50% off any 3-month subscription

    "The First World War’s centenary period has now come to an end but your ancestors’ remarkable life stories should be preserved forever. For a limited time, you can claim 50% off any 3-month...
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    I'm finding 1930's newspaper advertisements for...

    I'm finding 1930's newspaper advertisements for Flexees Ltd at 175 Regent Street (ladies undergarments again). Actually I can imagine a smart Regent Street emporium having its own in-house...
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    please don't take this reply too seriously ! - it...

    please don't take this reply too seriously ! - it is the product of googling

    apparently Regent became code 734 and apparently there was a number 01 734 3519 at 175 Regent Street

    do what you...
  6. I was basing that on not finding William Atherley...

    I was basing that on not finding William Atherley Barker on a census after 1881 but finding a person with the same first names but surname LONG in 1920's Nottinghamshire electoral registers. However...
  7. William Atherley Barker on that census (born...

    William Atherley Barker on that census (born 1877) appears to change his name at some point to William Atherley Long

    I wonder if these children were orphaned and adopted (by different families) ?
  8. I'm not finding an Esther Lake born in...

    I'm not finding an Esther Lake born in Nottinghamshire in c.1874
  9. an Arthur Carter was born Leeds district 3rd...

    an Arthur Carter was born Leeds district 3rd quarter 1894 - mother's maiden name LAKE - volume 9b page 406 (GRO index)

    Ethel Carter - Leeds 1st quarter 1892 - MMN LAKE - 9b/372

    Eliza Victoria...
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    I can recommend the book mentioned, "Under the...

    I can recommend the book mentioned, "Under the Devil's Eye". I was surprised, when I first started researching my family, that one of my grandfathers' medal index card stated "Balkans" as his...
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    you've posted on the Lancashire forum. If that's...

    you've posted on the Lancashire forum. If that's a hint, there's a death record for an Eva Byrnes, 1951, aged 61, district Newton Le Willows, Lancashire volume 10F page 10. From the marriage record...
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    if I'm understanding the relationships correctly,...

    if I'm understanding the relationships correctly, do we know where the granddaughter, who was brought up by Eva, was born ? i.e. the general locality ?
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    James Joseph has an army attestation record on...

    James Joseph has an army attestation record on FindMyPast, dated 1905, which gives his mother's name as Bridget and brothers Thomas, William, Charlie and Walter. It also has father's name Patrick,...
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    do we know where and when James Joseph Byrnes...

    do we know where and when James Joseph Byrnes died ? I'm having trouble locating deaths for either him or Eva.
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    according to the image on irishgenealogy.ie James...

    according to the image on irishgenealogy.ie James Joseph Byrnes, aged 22, a drummer in the Royald Scots Fusiliers, married Eva Jane McCONNELL, aged 24, daughter of Charles McConnell - at Derry...
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    I expect other forum members have received the...

    I expect other forum members have received the same email from FMP that I have, saying

    "from Sunday 30 September, your previously viewed records in 'My records' will only be accessible with a...
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    sorry, don't know what to suggest, you are...

    sorry, don't know what to suggest, you are probably as good at googling as I am

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/threads/21141-Aided-Immigration-from-Britain-to-South-Africa?...
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    I guess this is the correct Peter Clarke ...

    I guess this is the correct Peter Clarke

    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPMC-4DM5

    but I suppose it is specifically the migration date that you are seeking - with all these people
  19. The guide to the index cards doesn't tell me what...

    The guide to the index cards doesn't tell me what a P value would signify. Clearly the PA number refers to the camp and the R number to the repatriation details. A man in my family tree has three...
  20. if you didn't know already, the repatriation at...

    if you didn't know already, the repatriation at Hull was on the ship 'SS Archangel'

    https://grandeguerre.icrc.org/en/File/Details/2921450/3/2/

    insert numbers PA 22251 or R 53123, to take you to...
  21. was there a standard army-issue hussif ? ...

    was there a standard army-issue hussif ?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/41/a5168441.shtml
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    thank you

    thank you
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    probate search website

    When I try to access the probate search website I get the message "Your connection is not secure. The owner of probatesearch.service.gov.uk has configured their web site improperly." Do you think...
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    I suppose no chance that she was staying with a...

    I suppose no chance that she was staying with a relative at the time and gone into the register with the relative's surname ? - or is that an impossible scenario ? I expect you have already explored...
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    National Archives say formal adoption as such did...

    National Archives say formal adoption as such did not exist before 1927. Sorry, I have no knowledge of this subject....
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