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  1. changinman1

    Dorridge

    Thanks Karen I cant wait
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    Dorridge

    Wow didn't know this , yes it would be amazing if you had some photos , there aren't many at all in circulation , I don't think ive seen one that's more than 30 years old.
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    Hit A Brick Wall

    Maurice , you have been incredibly helpful in explaining how you feel about this and the challenges that I face , its not easy , maybe I need to go over the data that I have from later on and maybe work back and cover different opportunities , its certainly given me food for thought as id hate...
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    Hit A Brick Wall

    so do I need to get a Birth Cert ?
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    Hit A Brick Wall

    OMG how do you even know such facts about distance of churches etc ...amazing ....mmmm this one is so tricky isn't it ...thankyou so so much for getting me this info, its something ill have to try and pursue further
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    Hit A Brick Wall

    Maurice , firstly and foremost thankyou for doing this for me I really appreciate it , how did you get that ive looked for days on this one , couple more questions , 1-what does the middle sentence say I cant understand it ? 2- Is there anywhere I can get the maiden name of Elizabeth his mother
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    Hit A Brick Wall

    Hi im researching my family tree and I cant seem to get a father or a mother for one of my gt GF,s , please if anyone can think of a way id be real grateful. Jeremiah Field 1755–1838 BIRTH 1 JUL 1755 • St Georges Bloomsbury, London, England DEATH ABT 1838 4th great-grandfathe
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    Gun Factories / Gun Quarter - Staff Lists ??

    Hi yes Sarah was widowed in 1890 , Joseph her hubb died in Rubery hill asylum of bronchitis . only 40 odd too.
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    thats weird then mmmm i wonder how they came to be all on that same page ....ps its from an ancestry hint on my family tree
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    Wimbledon has been inhabited since at least the Iron Age when the hill fort on Wimbledon Common, the second-largest in London,[3] is thought to have been constructed. The original nucleus of Wimbledon was at the top of the hill close to the common – the area now known locally as "the village"...
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    Also , what sort of book was that more than like recorded in ?? church book or local govt. ?
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    yes Banes is south of the river I was right .
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    I think Barnes is a place down south ?
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    I have never ever heard Thomas abbreviated to Thos ,,,so did people actually address him as THOS ?? WOW , and what does husbandry mean
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    Walter Collins and the Beet family

    Hi this is really ironic and of course so sad but I have a bit of a back story too regarding this , my grandad and gran lived next door to them at this sad time Charles Henry Field and Hilda Field . I did a bit of digging on this and found also a piece in the sunday mercury about the tragedy...
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    Gun Factories / Gun Quarter - Staff Lists ??

    so are these the addresses of their employers ?? so ...I can say that definitely related to me are .... Sarah Field (married to Joseph Field my gt gt paternal GF The other Fields I would need more data on to make a judgement call How do you link them to me or did you just pull out some random...
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    Gun Factories / Gun Quarter - Staff Lists ??

    wow ....tiwice that of London and thats probably why my paternal grandfathers moved up from London then for the jobs up here ?!?!?
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    Hand Writing interpretation

    I am currently doing my family tree and have come across a kind of marriage cert if thats what it is but im having trouble understanding it , can anyone translate it for me , I thought that if there are people on here that are used to reading old handwriting they could give me their best...
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    Birth Certs

    Hi all ...great people .....I havnt sent off for a BC for must be 10 years , what is the process , is it easier now and or is there an alternative way of viewing these or getting hold of them without having to pay £8 for one ??
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    Gun Factories / Gun Quarter - Staff Lists ??

    Hi ...I don't know if we are related but such close co-incidences , my fields lived in brearley st at certain times and 4 back 80 great Russell street for a long time too .....mmmm wonder if they knew each other
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