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    Peter Goodey's answer in #4 is right for the ...

    Peter Goodey's answer in #4 is right for the 'definition' of consecrated ground v. unconsecrated ground.
    In the burial registers for my two local municipal cemetery's in Sunderland there are many...
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    My father was in VIIIB/344 and moved to E283...

    My father was in VIIIB/344 and moved to E283 Ratibor (which was a sugar mill) and E719 Steigern

    All the lists and internet links I've got only show E734 Schoppintiz by name but no further...
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    Ancestry's face book page had their posted reply...

    Ancestry's face book page had their posted reply saying - ... 'we can clarify ... the 1939 Register will be available starting from our basic subscription, UK Essential' ... They go on to say that...
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    That seems to be right. Ancestry must have gone...

    That seems to be right. Ancestry must have gone back to some previous 'base level' of images and from a fb forum I'm on it also seems that Ancestry have had to do their own transcriptions as it...
  5. Thread: Two for One

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    He's also struggled with the Location and...

    He's also struggled with the Location and Occupation culumns - so perhaps he had been at the wine!

    |5cups|

    Cheers, MTS
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    It's two seperate families bapt on same day. Is...

    It's two seperate families bapt on same day. Is that the only one doubled up?
    I've seen pages done like this where the vicar is just saving paper or trying to fit in the last few entries for the...
  7. Thread: Help please

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    Yes their numbers did change as regiments (etc)...

    Yes their numbers did change as regiments (etc) were merged or if men were transferred

    I can only find William G Curwood with the numbers 7048 and 210725.

    Putting 633699 in the 'keyword' field...
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    Sorry - no results - but that was one of the more...

    Sorry - no results - but that was one of the more interesting searches I've tried!!

    :wub:


    :cheers2:

    Cheers, MTS
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    I'd start with the one that intrigues/interests...

    I'd start with the one that intrigues/interests you the most. Chances are it'll be the same for other relatives and you'll write it with more energy and conviction. Probably the more rare and...
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    I couldn't find any references on google search...

    I couldn't find any references on google search permutations but the definition of Roam/Roamer is 'To move about without purpose or plan; wander' so perhaps they were a type of guerilla unit which...
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    Seeing as Margaret Isabella Walker is a vocalist...

    Seeing as Margaret Isabella Walker is a vocalist by profession I thought I'd see if I could find her in the entertainment press.

    The only ref I found was in a Nottingham Bigamy Case! reported in...
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    Result! |woohoo|- I couldn't let this lie just...

    Result! |woohoo|- I couldn't let this lie just for the price of a certificate - which came today having battled thru the weather conditions -

    Marriage at Bradford Register Office 30 June 1898...
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    Looks like I'm getting there - |woohoo| We've...

    Looks like I'm getting there - |woohoo|

    We've found Thomas Stoker m Margaret Kaylow 30/03/1885
    Their stage names were Fred Stokes and Maggie Ethlo

    The Era published the death of Maggie Ethlo...
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    Looking at these census entries - this is the...

    Looking at these census entries - this is the famous Sir James Laing of Sir James Laing and Son shipyards, living in Thornhill Hall.
    Margaret would have married beneath herself if she married into...
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    :wink5: In fairness to my cousin she did 'seem to...

    :wink5: In fairness to my cousin she did 'seem to remember' the details as Kaylow as you've quoted! It was me who found the Kaglow entry.
    The FS transcription clinches it tho with John Emmerson...
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    I got carried away loooking up Fred Stokes and...

    I got carried away loooking up Fred Stokes and his career and learning about clog dancing and victorian musichall acts. There ARE lots of mentions in the Era, and he seems to have played nationwide. ...
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    I've found a couple mentions of Bridgewick Road...

    I've found a couple mentions of Bridgewick Road for Essex on Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asheldham_Brook - so possibly the road once led to Bridgewick, but can't find it as a place,...
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    That was my thoughts too. If there was no professional postman/service at the time then perhaps the boy was sent into town with the outgoing post from the house and collected the incoming. Sure I've...
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    almach - brilliant find! thanks. A simple google...

    almach - brilliant find! thanks.
    A simple google of 'fred stokes clog dancer' gave this - http://insteprt.co.uk/world-clog-dance-championship-bow-london-1898/ - World Championships! including...
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    I took it as 'Unknown' for the Relation to Head...

    I took it as 'Unknown' for the Relation to Head of Family'.
    Also in the far right hand column it says 3L which I took to mean category '3) Lunatic'. Not come accross that before.

    Cheers, MTS
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    As I've repied above, I can't find Robert and...

    As I've repied above, I can't find Robert and Margaret in 1911 and I also can't pin down a death for Robert.

    That John Emmerson Stoker is a family thing (Emmerson is a surname from previous...
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    Well! - that's something I never knew! I've got...

    Well! - that's something I never knew!
    I've got Thomas b1860 and at home in the '61 '71 '81 censuses. He's a professional musician in 1881



    (Allowing for their stage names) - If Thomas died...
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    Yes, I saw that, seeing as she wasn't listed in...

    Yes, I saw that, seeing as she wasn't listed in Sunderland Births, but I don't have any more details to confirm it, and her age is a couple of years too young.

    Cheers, MTS
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    No, Peter, thanks. I've got Robert's marriage...

    No, Peter, thanks. I've got Robert's marriage cert to Ellen Tunstall 02 Feb 1880 - and all their children listed as mmn Tunstall.

    Cheers, M

    ps further to post #3 I can't see a Margaret...
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    Good, so not just me then! That's going...

    Good, so not just me then!



    That's going to be awkward.



    I've only received the marriage cert today, so I'd not thought of these things but those are good leads - thank you.
    At least...
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