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    Newey

    If you're still around and still interested I would love to share information. Hubby's several times GGm was Selina Newey daughter of John and his first wife. John's second wife was Jane Cotterill b Wolverhampton, daughter of Samuel Cotterill the corkscrew designer and manufacturer. I know they...
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    Newey

    I am researching the Newey family. I believe it's a branch which connects to Newey Bros. but not certain. Happy to hear from anyone and share info. Hoping thread not too old.
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    gowler family

    I can't transfer the image but I've transcribed this for you from the Birmingham Daily Post Friday October 27th 1871 'District News. Wolverhampton. Yesterday afternoon, at a little before three o'clock, a carpenter, in the employ of the London and North-Western Railway Company, named James...
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    Meatyard Sidney Harold 1868 - 1947

    Apologies for not returning to this thread sooner. Thank you both for your replies. I had already managed to gather some of the information which you both have kindly found for me but the additional info is very welcome. I was looking to find someone who knew him or Kate in the hope of some...
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    Meatyard Sidney Harold 1868 - 1947

    I am researching the Meatyard/Meteyard family. Sidney's second wife was my husband's first cousin twice removed Kate Muriel Mason Eadie. I know that it's a long shot but I'm wondering if anyone on here actually knew him. There isn't much information about him; indeed he may have intentionally...
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    Cateswell Cottage(s) Green Lane & Cateswell Road, Hall Green

    Fantastic. Thank you so much Mikejee. J
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    Cateswell Cottage(s) Green Lane & Cateswell Road, Hall Green

    Good Evening All. A friend and I are trying to find out more about Harry Longfield who on his marriage cert to my friend's Great Aunt Mary Kathleen Powell in Aston in 1916 was shown as living at Cateswell Cottage in Green Lane Hall Green. We have no idea if this was a family home or if he was a...
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    William Edward Pittaway

    I realise this is an old thread but on the off-chance anyone sees it. My husband is the Grand Nephew of Florence Eadie b 1882 Barnsley.Jill
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    LADD / Ward Marriage cert

    Re: Marriage cert I have been advised by a 'moderator'? that my previous post was interogatory and might put a new person off from returning to this forum. Nothing was further from my thoughts. I'm sorry that I came over as unpleasant. I aplogise as I have already done privately. I was only...
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    LADD / Ward Marriage cert

    Re: Marriage cert So we definately need more info from you to be able to help. If he died just before your father was born, how did the widow manage herself financially? Did she sign any documents or make any claims on the state that might give you any further clues? Have you checked newspaper...
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    LADD / Ward Marriage cert

    Re: Marriage cert Sorry. I've looked on FreeBMD under marriages of Ward to Ladd and Ladd to Ward and can't find the marriage you are looking for. Are you certain that she married in England or Wales? I'm sure that others will take a look to check. Have you got a copy of your father's birth...
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    Look up for John Pugh please.

    Sometimes you spend so much time and brain power looking for someone, you no longer see what you are looking for. I never knew about Amy Wassall until I saw her as a witness on my maternal grandmother's marriage cert. The grandmother is the one who married under a different name. Neither the...
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    old aston villa players from late 1800's

    https://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards.page/board/trying_to_find/hipkiss/thread/446245 Found this thread. Don't know if it means anything to you. Jill
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    Look up for John Pugh please.

    I know what you mean Lynne. A few weeks ago I had a bit of a whinge on here about lies and deception. I was so frustrated at every turn and questioned if any of my lot ever told the truth about anything right down to my own parents. I've got two in my tree who didn't even marry under the name...
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    Decimalisation In 1971

    Ouch. And I can still remember how to convert. Golly I'm sad. xJill
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    Look up for John Pugh please.

    Straightforward family history puzzle? Hmmmm. Interesting thought. Sometimes it would be nice but one more thought.... How boring:) Jill
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    Nan's Health Warning...1947...

    'If you swallow bubble gum you die'. Because I always lived in fear of my father who was an abusive bully I never dared put a put wrong. I couldn't have been more than about four or five and perhaps even younger when I swallowed bubble gum one day. I didn't dare tell anyone for fear of what...
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    ADVICE : Please Thank Those Helping You

    Amen to everything you say Alberta. When I first came onto here I asked for help with census entries and was thrilled with the answers I got. I was saving for membership of GR then after a while I took up an offer from them for their platinum membership about £15 off. I love looking up info...
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    ADVICE : Please Thank Those Helping You

    Len, when I first joined the forum I posted a reply about an Amy Wassall from her grandson I think. I answered quite a lot of his queries. I had been searching for this lady for a lot of years until I sorted out who she really was and something of her family because she links into my line. I...
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    ADVICE : Please Thank Those Helping You

    I always make sure that I say thanks on any thread where I have been helped. Too much grabby grabby in the world today. Life is getting more and more expensive but manners and civility are still free. Jill
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