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Warren family Devon

I am researching William Warren born west ogwell Devon. Our Ancestor is his son John Warren born 1854 Devon. He married Mary Howe came to New Zealand in 1874.
We have little information on William except he was a railway worker. We would like to find out who his parents were if possible and a little more about the family.
Also on reading about Warren as a surname there seems little about the Devon ones ...
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Brick wall: Liverpool Shortall

I can't go any further back in my research on the paternal side until I can confirm the name of the father of my Husband's grandfather. We have two documents both listed with different father's and so we cannot follow either path for certain as we can't ascertain the correct birth record either without this information.

The documents we have are a marriage certificate where John Joseph Shortall married Bridget Carson in 1908, on this ...
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Gage family

Can any answer my question?
There is a family story that my grandmother's family are fair ground workers but I've not come across anything yet. Other than the national fairground archives ( nothing found yet) where can I look to see if this true?
My grandmother was called Evelyn Primrose Gage born 1912 in Newport South Wales ( DOB is only ruff)
Please can someone help?
Thanks
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Is this the same man married on marriage certificates

Is anyone able to tell me if this could be the same man. If so then my 3rd great father married in Ireland not india. But had children in india. He was with the army.
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Need help with more information on Cecilia Cassell

I am looking for more information on Cecilia Cassell. I think she was born in Ireland in 1844. Her dad was Morgan Cassell. So far I can not find more information other than the marriage in 1863.


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Probate record, but no death registration?

I have located a probate record on Ancestry for someone who may be my great-aunt. I would like to order her death certificate for confirmation, but the death registration doesn't appear on FreeBMD. Has anyone else had a similar situation?

Name: Georgina Smith (of 6 Boston House, Taunton Place, London, NW1)
Death date: 2 Jan 1980
Probate date: 6 May 1980 (Brighton Registry)

Her NW1 address is just a few blocks from where her father ...
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The BLOOMER/SUCH family from Old Old Brum.

My wife and I are currently tracing her Fathers side of the family tree. I have so far got back to the 1800's where the BLOOMER family marry into the SUCH family.
Please does anyone have a family tree completed of the Such or Bloomer family to help fill in the gaps.
Many many thanks
Mike and Linda
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Best methods for using these boards

Hi

Looking for help in getting the best out of these forums.

Thanks
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Can you please help discover where she is?

I am searching for Matilda B Such. The Bloomer family were prominent Iron people in the Midlands esp Pelsall. But the lady I am trying to trace appears to be a very talented and strong minded person; she was a teacher of music and also a Dress maker. She brought three girls into the world and was known as Matilda Williams at the registration of her third child living with or married to William Williams ...
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HMP Westminster

On the birth certificate of one of my distant relatives, his place of birth is given as HMP Westminster.
His name was Alfred Daniels and he was born on 14 Feb 1880. His father was given as my 1x Great-grandfather George Thomas DANIELS and his mother as Mary Ann DANIELS (formerly TAPLIN). The birth was registered on 27 Feb 1880 and the informant was Mary Ann Daniels of 4 The Grove, Hornsey, Wood Green.

I ...
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