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A bit of a mystery for my genealogy friends to help with PLEASE?
My friends great grandfather was Reuben Smith b 1894, we know he had a brother Nehemiah and he gave his son this name.Reuben told his family that he was a gypsy.
In 1911 Reuben is at 137 Heneage street, duddeston with his...
I know nothing at all about computers other than how to post to BHF.,so sorry if this is a bit of a saga.
until 12 months ago I had a domain email address paid for by my son but decided to give it up and have my
email with gmail. Wanting to be independent we did this alone without my sons help...
Just had a beautiful view of the Space station going over Chelmsley travelling south in a really clear sky.
I haven't any idea how far away it is but to realise that there are people in there is amazing.
Legs128 here is some info for you
1881 22 High Street East Ham Essex Wire Drawer
William Wilkins b 1850 Minworth
Annie b 1848 Castle Bromwich ( nee Ann Rhodes m 1873)
William 1875,Joseph 1877, Harry 1879 and Ernest 1881 all b Essex
Annie died early in 1891 age 41
1891 Horsfall Croft Hay...
New member Mcl0307 has sent me message requesting information on the Hart family who were traders in the old Bullring market, the only name known Mary Hart.
Mcl0307 perhaps you could give us some idea of dates for the family.
We took the dogs to Hatton locks this morning, it was very busy with lots of visitors and more boats than I have ever seen on the canal.
There was coach trip of primary school children from Leamington, they were being taken in small groups to various areas including the workshops.
One group was...
I am 77 in June and have had a lot of ill health this last year which has made me a bit unsteady.
My husband is afraid I will slip in the shower so he has fitted a grab rail.
It is a very handy one but I hate it ,every time I go into the bathroom I am reminded that I am now elderly.(but only in...
Albert Wathen married Ellen Peaple in 1903
1911 they lived in Leonard Stanley Gloucs where all children born.
Albert wathen age 30 labourer for Anglo Oil Co.
Nellie age 25
Edward 1913 and Freda 1922
Edward married Louisa m Overy in 1940 he is living with...
Information for Edifi
Thomas William Fifield and Harriett Parslow married 1935
1939 , 183 Inkerman street
Thomas William Fifield b 17th May 1908 fibre dresser
Harriett b 28th august 1909
entry blacked out will be Roy b 1936
1911 29 Dollman Street Vauxhall
Thomas William Fifield age 25...
I saw a programme yesterday which included a report from a man representing an Estate agent,
Doolittle and Dalley.
A few weeks ago we passed a cottage in the country having its cess pit pumped out by a firm called Success.
Whilst we all remember with gratitude those who lost their lives for their country perhaps we should
also remember with gratitude all those who fought and came back broken men.
My maternal grandfather was gassed and suffered ill health and depression for years after he came back.
Not quite sure where to post this but hope someone can help.
This is me being naughty as it is not a Birmingham query as my paternal family are from north staffs.
Mathew Brough b Cheddleton/Leek staffs in 1805 (census records differ slightly) I am lucky that not many Matthew Broughs have been...
We have discussed the merits of Ancestry in the past but my renewal is about due and I have decided to upgrade to Worldwide.
This however does not contain the 1939 census.
Have any of you used both and how do they compare? Alberta
We have decided it is time for a change of Vet.
The vet we had seen at our local vets for over 40 years retired a couple of years ago and we continued to use the same practice.
On Friday there was something wrong with Alice, a 7 yr old yorkie.
She was going to the toilet many times even when...
My husband is in the unfortunate position of having to have both knees replaced because of arthritis and being only 62 he has given the timing for this a great deal of thought as he is an electrician and the Muscular skeleton people told him it may mean he will not kneel so easily afterwards...