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Recent content by MWS

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    Old street pics..

    Re : aerial photos of Miller St. post #5710. Here are 3 maps from 1950. I've attempted to rotate the first 2 to line them up with the photos a bit better. Elkington St is at the bottom. The houses within the bottom triangle seem to match. Again Elkington St is at the bottom, Miller St on...
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    City Centre Photographs

    Britain From Above have some photos showing those buildings. Here's one, there might be better ones... https://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/en/image/EPW041475
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    William Callow, Green Grocer, 104 Holyhead Road, Handsworth 1910-1920s

    There's a William & Selina Callow living in Holyhead Road on 1911 census. He is listed as a Gold Bracelet Maker though. One of his daughter's is listed as a Shop Assistant Grocer and another a Shop Assistant Fancy Dealer.
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    Criminal Records

    There's a possible record on findmypast - lists him as Harry or John Henry or Harry or Reginald Harry - Enderson or Rogers or Allport. Not sure if the subscriptions are more reasonable.
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    Smith Street 1914

    That's good, wasn't sure I was looking at the right person. Was it Michael Neill rather than O'Neill? Seems to be just Neill on the marriage, baptisms & censuses.
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    Smith Street 1914

    I see from Alfred's birth certificate that Annie was married before to a (George ?) Morris. Did she marry again before Savage?
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    Smith Street 1914

    Here are a list of Bham sub-districts... https://www.ukbmd.org.uk/reg/districts/birmingham.html
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    Smith Street 1914

    Looks like a proper birth certificate to me. Is it the mention of St Mary's? As it says this a sub-district of Bham, some of which would have been named after a church. Doesn't mean the birth/baptism had anything to do with the church it was named after.
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    Lennox Street

    It looks like that Edwin and Eliza had a daughter, Eliza Ann, registered Jun qtr 1871 (died 1872). Might be a dfferent address on her birth certificate.
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    Midland Railway Goods Offices Birmingham 1865-1870

    Wikipedia lists some of the Midland Railway stations... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midland_Railway ...Lawley St, Curzon St and New St which they shared with the LNWR. If you do find his record it should list the station he worked at.
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    Midland Railway Goods Offices Birmingham 1865-1870

    There are railway employment records available on Ancestry. And there are a number of W Rileys listed (some for Birmingham) but that's all I can see without a subscription.
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    Jenkins - Stephens

    Mary Ann Jennings didn't seem to have much luck with husbands. Married Thomas Edward Jenkins 1892 (died 1903) Married Thomas Hewson 1906 (died 1908) Married Leroy George P Yates 1909 (died 1914) And I think she was married before Thomas Jenkins as well, she appears to be listed as Ball on...
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    Jenkins - Stephens

    That looks to be it, those were her parents.
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    Jenkins - Stephens

    Still no Elsie Jenkins/Stephens marriage. And I think she may have married George Thomas in 1915. She also has a sister Evelyn Gertrude who possibly married William Thorneloe
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    Jenkins - Stephens

    Elsie Maud Jenkins is listed with mmn Jennings so it appears to be right.