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House names to house numbers

Does anyone know if there is an easy way to find out the modern address for a house that only had a name in 1907?

I am trying to find the house number for Tintara (formerly Lintard), Heatherside Road, Ewell, Surrey. I've tried Google and Google Maps but cannot find what number it is in 2019.

My Edwardian house was formally known as Trefern (and can be found in local paper searchers under that name) ...
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Tracing a mistress and illegitimate child

My great-aunt has told me that her father, Henry Charles Victor Bicknell, had an affair in the early 1920s in Brighton that produced a daughter around the same time that she was born in 1924. She told me that her father ended up having to pay £5 a month child support for his illegitimate child. Henry and his wife Gertrude Dorothy were living at 52 Chester Terrace Preston (now in Brighton).

I was wondering if ...
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Portman burial

I am trying to find the burial place of my 2x gt grandmother, Sarah Portman (nee Billingham).
Sarah died in 1904, 2nd quarter, in Dudley aged 89.
I have her death certificate but no place of burial.
Most of the Portmans are buried in either St Andrew's Netherton or St Thomas' Dudley but there is no sign of Sarah.
Any help is appreciated.
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The Legacy of Robert Hamilton

In 1781, a wealthy Manchester (Lancashire) merchant, Robert Hamilton, died without issue. His wife was Mary Kenworthy.
In his will he left his fortune to her and other family members.
His wife survived him for another 20 years.
Alas, Roberts wishes as to where his wealth was to be distributed was not adhered to, and so this led to a big argument!
In 1840 a group of people who had been denied this inheritance got ...
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Chrissie Maclennan

Good evening,

I’m looking for information on a Chrissie Maclennan, born in Stornoway Isle of Lewis in 1935. Her parents were Donald and Christina and her mother died soon after her birth. She was the youngest of 5 children from her father’s first marriage, the others all being boys.

I can find nothing on her other than her birth record. Any help greatly appreciated.

Many thanks,

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Census's and workhouses

Although I have addresses of workhouses for certain years I cannot find the piece number and/or folio for the Workhouse Census's
I am looking for Norwich workhouses census's for 1861 to 1891 with Piece numbers etc for look up of the inmates.
I have already looked at the big workhouse site on line this helps with addresses but I cannot find the piece numbers for the census's.
Any help welcome
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Question about Rochdale, Lancs. (Bower/Hibbert)

I am tring to find out what happened to Florence Bower, b. Jun Q 1881, Salford, daughter of George Bower and Ann Hibbert. I have found quite a lot of info on her half sibs and her full siblings but her fate alludes me.
My best conclusion is that she is the Florence Bower who died in Rochdale district in 1923, age 42. However, I have found no connection to Rochdale for my Hibbert lot, ...
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Worrel family (Errol/Dundee)

Having decided to revisit my maternal 3 x great-grandparents, I'm still faced with the mystery of two "daughters" who've had me stumped for a decade.

Parents: John Worrel (c1786 Glasgow?-1861 Dundee) and Elspeth Tait (1797 Errol-1864 Dundee)
They had 8 children born 1815 to 1829 in Errol, followed by 2 children born 1833 to 1838 in Dundee.
I have accounted for all 10 children with their baptisms, various marriages and/or childhood deaths.

The mystery are ...
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Harry David Alvarez death date.

Struggling to find when Harry David Alvarez died. Born 15th February, 1886, in Mile End, Essex, he was Jewish. Married Bertha Hacon 27th January 1915 at St. Pancras, Middlesex. In the 1939 Register his wife is listed as widowed.
Harry served in the Great War and his Army discharge documents have survived.
Can any member please help me discover what happened to Harry and when he died.
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Bumpford Mystery

Good evening,

I’m trying to trace my 7th great grandmother Deborah Bumpford (-1759) she married my 7th great grandfather Richard Coombs (1725 - 1778) Deborah married Richard on 23 Sep 1743 in Eynsham Oxfordshire, their first son was baptised in Kingham on the 18 Sep 1743 so obviously had to get married, Richard was from Beckley, Oxfordshire and had several children with Deborah:
Richard 1743 - born in Kingham
Thomas 1745 - born in Hanborough, ...
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