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    Hallo Matthew I am now back from holiday and...

    Hallo Matthew

    I am now back from holiday and am answering your PM on this thread rather than directly, in case others have any further ideas. Sadly I don't have anything concrete for you....
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    A valuable cow

    From the Grahamstown Journal 21 February 1884



    I think, if it were my golden wedding, I would be seriously upset if the newspaper, without even mentioning me, marked the occasion by commenting...
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    The Repair Shop

    Season 3 started this week on BBC2. I didn't realise until this evening (episode 3) but was able to download the first two episodes from the iPlayer. If you have never watched it, it is a programme...
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    In a family I am researching the mother's name...

    In a family I am researching the mother's name was clearly written as Bathia on a baptism record, and then I found her marriage and she was Bathsheba.
  5. Hi Nikki. Glad you took my advice and joined B-G....

    Hi Nikki. Glad you took my advice and joined B-G. I told you they were a helpful lot!
  6. Hi again Derek. To avoid having two threads in...

    Hi again Derek. To avoid having two threads in Introduce Yourself, I have moved this one to the Aberdeenshire forum
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    Welcome to B-G Derek. I am a great believer in...

    Welcome to B-G Derek. I am a great believer in creating your own luck. If you hadn't sent the message to the Tarves Heritage FB you would not have had that lucky breakthrough. here's hoping you will...
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    I have moved this from "Navigating Brit-Gen" to...

    I have moved this from "Navigating Brit-Gen" to the WW2 forum, where it might attract more relevant interest.
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    I can't afford to get too bogged down with...

    I can't afford to get too bogged down with cousins. I am on a continuing mission to track down the UK roots of all the 1820 settlers to the Cape (and there are thousands of them) and back them up...
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    Pam, I think between us we have cracked it!...

    Pam, I think between us we have cracked it! Scissorsmith!

    ETA: We typed the same thing at the same time! Thanks.
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    I wondered if the last bit was a superscript 'th,...

    I wondered if the last bit was a superscript 'th, short for something -smith?
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    Help deciphering word

    If anyone has access to FMP's Yorkshire collection, could they please look at the baptism in Sheffield St.Peter and St.Paul for Joshua MOSLEY, son of William and Elizabeth on 27 April 1800? I can...
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    Just click and drag to the required spot on the...

    Just click and drag to the required spot on the list
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    It was my birthday yesterday so I was otherwise...

    It was my birthday yesterday so I was otherwise engaged, but am now reminded just how many years it is since my linguistics degree! :smile:
    I agree with Arthur's thoughts on the matter.
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    by Sue Mackay
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    A warm welcome to British Genealogy. I bet you...

    A warm welcome to British Genealogy. I bet you are not a lone Yorkie on here! Have a good look round, and then post on the relevant forum when you are ready.
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    Hallo Michelle, and a warm welcome to British...

    Hallo Michelle, and a warm welcome to British Genealogy. You have come to the right place, as our members love a challenge. Have a good look round and then post your query on the relevant forum when...
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    Hallo Tony, and a warm welcome to British...

    Hallo Tony, and a warm welcome to British Genealogy. Irish research is problematical, but we do have some knowledgeable members living in Ireland who might be able to give you some pointers.
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    Hallo Tripleangel, and a warm wecome to...

    Hallo Tripleangel, and a warm wecome to British-Genaalogy. Have a good look round the forums here, paying particular attention to any "sticky" threads at the top, and then post in the relevant one...
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    by Sue Mackay
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    I remember a woman in Canada giving birth to...

    I remember a woman in Canada giving birth to twins on the day that Queen Elizabeth paid a visit to the maternity ward. She named them Happy and Gloria! I often wonder how happy Happy felt about it in...
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    by Sue Mackay
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    Welcome Cassie. Sounds like you'll fit right in...

    Welcome Cassie. Sounds like you'll fit right in here. Have a good look round and then post in the relevant forum when you are ready.
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    OK, Have found baptisms in Hartley Wintney for...

    OK, Have found baptisms in Hartley Wintney for William (presumably died in infancy) John, Elizabeth Ann, William, Thomas George, Mary and James between 1771 and 1779, all with William as father.
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    The Mary THARRATT who married John GREGORY is...

    The Mary THARRATT who married John GREGORY is definitely the daughter of the Anne who died in 1825, as I have found her will amongst the PCC wills for 1826. According to the transcription of the...
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    Thanks emeltee, have found a transcription for...

    Thanks emeltee, have found a transcription for Francis and Toby on FMP - this is very likely to be Tobias, especially as his age at death is given as an approximation.
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    Wow. Thanks both. That's what I love about BG. Go...

    Wow. Thanks both. That's what I love about BG. Go cross-eyed, decide to post here for help, go to bed, and wake up to the answer!
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    Help reading place name please

    The death notice for Tobias Tharratt at https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-6ZZB?i=1231&cc=2517051 is rather blurred. It seems to say he was born at Hartley Row, Hartford Bridge,...
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