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    For a number of years I have been trying to find the death one John/Herod/Herrod or Harod.We know he lived in Saxthorpe/Corpusty around the 1840's and 1850's.He married Charlotte Bateman and they had a son, Robert, in 1857. They also had twin boys in 1855, but they died in 1859. Family lore states that he was press-ganged, but there is no proof in that story.Charlotte went on to marry in 1867, in Northumberland, to Peter Harrison.On their marriage cert. Charlotte is down as a widow.We can't find a record of John Herod's death in Norfolk or Northumberland. The spelling of the surname has changed from time to time. Any help on this mystery would be appreciated. Thankyou.

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    How is Charlotte described in the1861 census? As married or widow?

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    She is Charlotte HARWOOD, Married, Charwoman, age 26, born Saxthorpe, with her 4 year old son Robert W HARWOOD at Briston Norfolk in 1861.

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    The spelling of Harewood is another variation of Herod. Robert was always Robert Herod. Of course, spelling errors happened all the time, but she was widow in 1867.Is there a death for a John Harewood for 1857-67? The mystery goes on!

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    Have a look at FreeBMD for a possible death, not necessarily in the area he lived in. You have a relatively short timespan to look at.

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