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    Lady Leaver has information on the following surnames.

    Hi Colin, I'm very sorry I can't help you, I'm not familiar with these streets in Birmingham at all and much less the surname, however don't lose heart as there are loads of people on this site who know Birmingham inside out from years back, perhaps they can help you. If you haven't already...
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    Woodward

    Hi Dave, I was just wondering if you got back further with your research and if there could be any connection between your Woodwards and my William Woodward who was born 1843 in Basford, Nottingham, son of Mark and Celina Stanyon and married Ellen Farley 12th June 1864 in the Parish Church of...
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    death at Solihull Hospital

    Hi Darlene, That's a pity, all the same I appreciate your kindness in taking the time to answer, likewise I wish you all the best in your searching, happy hunting! Maria
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    death at Solihull Hospital

    Hi Kathleen & Darlene, I was just wondering if there could be any connection between your Woodwards and my William Woodward who was born 1843 in Basford, Nottingham and married Ellen Farley 12th June 1864 in the Parish Church of Edgbaston, Warwick? They had 10 children, Mary, William, Lizzie...
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    Lady Leaver has information on the following surnames.

    Hi Lady Leaver, I wonder would you have anything on William Woodward who married Ellen Farley in June 1864 in Birmingham? William was born about 1845 in Old Basford, Nottinghamshire and son of Mark Woodward. Ellen was born 1840 in Birmingham & daughter of James Farley & Mary O' Neil. On 1881 &...
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    Smethwick

    Hi Rosie, Thanks very much for all your help, yes of course I have been down Poplar Ave. and all addresses on census & certs. that I have come across so far related to my family in Birmingham with Google map with street view, the sad thing is I never knew I had a connection with Birmingham until...
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    Smethwick

    Wow Rosie, this is fablous, thank you ever so much, I have been running around in circles for ages looking for this information! If you don’t mind could I ask a few more questions, is this a grave inscription or a memorial? If it is a grave insc. can I persume that my great, great grandparents...
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    Smethwick

    Can anyone help me please? I have been told that there is is a Memorial to my great grandparents John & Jane Clark at Holy Trinity Church Smethwick. Jane died the 15th Nov. 1883 aged 78 and John died the following day 16th Nov. 1883. I would appreciate it ever so much if someone could...
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    Farley Family

    Hi Angela, I have Farleys from Birmingham or lived there at least, I wonder if there is any connection? Here are my Farleys, CENSUS & OTHER RECORDS FOR THE FARLEY FAMILY James Farley married Mary O'Neil from Ireland 22nd September 1826 Married by Father Edward Peach at St. Chad’s Cathedral...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    A million thanks Lu for taking the time to look into my line of Pitts. I wrote a longer post for you but wouldn't go, I don't know why so I will try again tomorrow. Once again very many thanks, Maria
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    This is a case for anyone who loves a challenge, happy hunting!!! Can´t find out who my grandmother ´s parents were? 1881 Census: Florence Winifrd Pitt (Piece 3039, Folio 15, Page 21) W. Pitt (birth place Birmingham, England) at 4 Guildford Ter, Guildford St. Aston, Warwick, England. She...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Mikejee & Alberta, Many thanks for your latest information. Dennis must have been registered earlier as he has the Yates/Sarjant surname & then re-registered in 1949 as Pitt. There are a number of deaths for Albert E.Yates, the one I would be inclined to take as mine would be death March Q 1946...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Hi Astonia & Alberta, Thanks very much for all this info, I can't get my head around it all just yet, I have tried to look up records on Ancestry, FMP & freebmd but nothing conclusive just yet. a possible marriage for leonard G.H.Pitt to Featherstone (ancestry) (1965 FMP). Astonia did you...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Thank you very much Mikejee for all that information. I have just come across some old notes oh Henry's whereabouts so with all you found and the records I have the picture is beginning to take shape!!! Henry Pitt 1892 Warstone Lane, Brush maker " " 1899 Warstone lane, ' "...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Mikejee, On my grand parents marriage cert. it States that Florence Winifred Pitt was living at 1 Warstone Lane in 1899 so I would think her "presumed father" Henry William Pitt (in reality he couldn´t have been her father but that´s another story) would be living at this same address. On same...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Suzanne, this is fabulous, thank you ever so much William Gerard Clark is my dad, he was at that same address until 1938 when Agnes died. The following is on another post I’m trying to trace my Dad’s footsteps, William Gerard Clark was born in Edgbastion, Birmingham 31 Dec.1913 so he would...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Hi again, I have just found in my notes a death for a Jessie Pitt age 42 W. Bromwich Dec. Q 1957 (9b 929) Free bmd also possible children of first marriage for Leonard Pitt & Fenn, Mary B. Pitt mother's name Fenn, b June Q 1936 died June Q 1936. Maureen T. Pitt mother's surname Fenn, b June Q...
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    Pitt Leonard Terence

    Hi all of you great folk, You are really quick on the job, I wasn't expecting anything so quick as this so a million thanks to you all. As Colin so kindly reposted my original post on two different treads one address was lost that is Leonard Terence Pitt is on the electoral Rolls from 1928 to...
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