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    I may not have understood exactly what you're...

    I may not have understood exactly what you're trying to achieve but it sounds as if it may be a job for the printed census reports which were laid before parliament and then published. County record...
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    Any web space will do eg Google Drive or any...

    Any web space will do eg Google Drive or any similar cloud storage providing the file can be made shareable or public.
  3. Unfortunately, South Norwood was not in London in...

    Unfortunately, South Norwood was not in London in the 1920s.

    The Surrey collection on Ancestry won't help either because South Norwood was under Croydon which was a county borough.

    The most...
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    National Archives series WO100 is on Ancestry as...

    National Archives series WO100 is on Ancestry as "UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949"
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    "Compuslory Officer" was a truant officer -...

    "Compuslory Officer" was a truant officer - enforcing attendance at school.
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    Just been for a coffee and was thinking about the...

    Just been for a coffee and was thinking about the question.

    If you have the address they were sent to, do you not have the name of the addressee? What was the date of issue? If he was dead by the...
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    Try the 1939 Register and the electoral registers.

    Try the 1939 Register and the electoral registers.
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    While you're on Ancestry (perhaps via your...

    While you're on Ancestry (perhaps via your library service), look at the actual medal rolls (not just the index cards).

    You'll see it mentions the 12th and 13th battalions of the Yorkshire...
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    Have you looked at the National Archives website...

    Have you looked at the National Archives website and read the advice?

    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-army-soldiers-after-1913/

    There is a...
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    In the 19th century, "abroad" did not necessarily...

    In the 19th century, "abroad" did not necessarily mean out of the country. It might just mean "away from home".
  11. It's Operation Infatuate. If you're interested...

    It's Operation Infatuate.

    If you're interested in further research, there is much of interest at the National Archives. Try searching the catalogue for "Infatuate" with dates 1944-45
  12. Bankruptcy was vastly preferable to being...

    Bankruptcy was vastly preferable to being declared an insolvent debtor. A bankrupt wouldn't, for example, end up in the Marshalsea like Little Dorrit's father :)

    The London Gazette is a good...
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    Gosport was a chapelry within the parish of...

    Gosport was a chapelry within the parish of Averstoke.

    Did you mean Horton or Forton?

    If I were you I would bookmark GenUKI
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    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...

    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/birth-marriage-death-sea-or-abroad/
  15. I think you should be looking for his marriage...

    I think you should be looking for his marriage before looking for his birth. The marriage can provide all sorts of clues.
  16. Yes. The one that has the records you need....

    Yes. The one that has the records you need. Checking is a simple enough job but to help you out I'll tell you it's Ancestry.co.uk for Dorset records.

    You can get a 14 day free trial and if you...
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    Nobody has mentioned the situation where, say, Mr...

    Nobody has mentioned the situation where, say, Mr Smith is marrying Miss Jones but they have been living together for some time and Miss Jones is known to all and sundry as Mrs Smith.

    I know what...
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    1881 Census - Stonard House; Ladies School;...

    1881 Census - Stonard House; Ladies School; Elizabeth Barrett, widow; schoolmistress.

    In 1873 Stonard House was up for sale (leasehold) - need to check this - the date doesn't really fit.
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    I was wondering why you thought a company based...

    I was wondering why you thought a company based in Israel was the best choice for you. My understanding is that the usefulness (if any) of the results depends on the database that the testing company...
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    Something doesn't sound right there. Haven't...

    Something doesn't sound right there.

    Haven't you got his service record?
  21. St Martin was the ancient parish church. When St...

    St Martin was the ancient parish church. When St Philip was built, the parish was carved out of the old St Martin parish. The churches were so close that I suspect you would find that many families...
  22. You say "children baptised in both of these...

    You say "children baptised in both of these churches" but you show Sarah, Mary and William as having been baptised at one or the other church, not at both.

    The William baptised on 19 Jan 1773 at...
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    For war diaries, try Ancestry. I believe it's...

    For war diaries, try Ancestry. I believe it's free today.
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    I would have thought they would provide a copy of...

    I would have thought they would provide a copy of the issue of the magazine containing the review. It's available electronically as well as on paper.
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    1. On FreeBMD, search for Ernest Charles Hawkins,...

    1. On FreeBMD, search for Ernest Charles Hawkins, 1875.

    2. Click the page number (157).
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