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Reverend John Sutton

I would like to hear from anyone who knows of the Reverend John Sutton, one time vicar of Mablethorpe and also the two Theddlethorpe parishes, which covered 1939-1953, although I believe he was at Theddlethorpe All Saints prior to that date.
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Beaumont business Beaumont business

I am looking for info on a carpentry business owned by Sidney James Beaumont 1907-1969. The business was still operating in the 1950' early 60' in the Stockport, Cheshire, UK area. the address of the business would have been 5 ashley rd, offerton, stockport UK. I would appreciate any help or guidance as to where i could find any info
thanking you
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Mystery In Stockton, Durham

Hello , I am on the track of a very mysterious lady who was my Great Great Grandmother.

She was born in Yarm, Stockton in 1843 as SUSANNA CORFIELD and appears on the 1851 census living in Cherry Lane Stockton.

In 1861 , she moved to Darlington , working as a House Servant to a local farmer & his family at Lark House, Low Consicliffe.

Now the mystery begins, she marries a John McKenna on ...
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Bewsey & Dyke

Has anyone got Peter Bewsey and his wife Lavinia nee Dyke b. Sparkford, Somerset 1831 c. They had three daughters Juliette/a, Matilda and Laurina.

I have mentioned Juliette/a before and I am trying to discover why they moved from Dorset to Wales.
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Robert Ritchie Anderson

I am looking for more information on my 2 x great grandfather, Robert Ritchie Anderson, who was born in Nemphlar, Lanarkshire in 1877 and who moved to Liverpool. He was known to be working as a Police Constable in Merseyside in 1902 when his daughter was born and also 1911.

I have tried contacting Liverpool's Central Library Record Office and also Merseyside Police (as I believe they hold their own archives) to try to find ...
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Banhams of Essex

In the last 24 hours, I have demolished a brick wall that has been standing for several years.

So, now I am wondering if the following couple mean anything to anyone:

Frank H N Banham (born Q3 1912 Ipswich reg district) married Ivy L Green in Q3 1934, Lexden reg district (possibly Boxted, though they aren't in the parish register).
I don't know if Frank & Ivy had any children; there is a possible 'hit', ...
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Can you find my McBean family on the 1891 census?

I cant find my grandmother and great grandparents on the 1891 census. I have checked on Ancestry and Scotland's People and the Newcastle upon Tyne electoral register for 1891. They were from Scotland originally but moved to Newcastle upon Tyne in England between 1885 and 1900. In 1881 they lived at Braid Street, Glasgow, Scotland. In 1901 the family lived at De Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. There are other families with similar names ...
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Looking for Refford family connections

Hello and I am hoping that somebody will be able to help me out. In doing our family genealogy we have been able to trace our family heritage back to Wales in 1777 starting with a Henery (spelling ?) & his brother John Refford. They left Wales and arrived in Philadelphia in 1777. According to family history, the brothers came here with no other family along on the trip. Henery is my several times great ...
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1901 Census query

Here attached a copy of 1901 Census showing :-
39 Clincart Cathcart Renfrewshire entry
How can a Maurice Wilson age 12 be a son of Elizabeth Todd Niece ??
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Martha Allen nee Giblett b.1806, Meare, Somerset.

Hello all.
My 3 x great aunt Martha Giblett married a Miller, Edmund Allen in Lamyatt, Somerset, in 1836.
There were 4 children alive in 1851, James age 12, Anna age 8, Edmund age 6 and Mary age 4.
I am unable to find the family thereafter and think they may have emigrated.
I have a transcript of a letter written by Martha to her nephew, Samuel Everard Long dated 20th November, 1866 the tone ...
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