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Ann Windley

I'm looking for more information about my ancestor, Ann Windley.
I believe, if I have the right Ann Windley, that she was born 1801 and baptised 22 November 1801 at Canterbury, St. Paul, Kent, but I could be wrong. If I am right, her parents are called William and Jane.
She is well documented in her marriage on 27th November 1827 in St. Giles Without Cripplegate, London to George Parrish (1803 to 1880) I have ...
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T M Styles

I'm sure there was a post concerning this title on here yesterday.
Has it been removed ?
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Percy EARTHEY b. 14/11/1925

Just on the offchance, does anyone know what became of Percy after his arrival in Australia?

Percy was born 14 Nov 1925, Steyning district, Sussex, UK and he was the second husband of my 2nd cousin Edith Peggy Lister

The story so far: Edith married husband number one Ivor Henry Andrews-Speed in 1946, Bristol, UK. Ivor was a merchant seaman.

In 1952, Edith married Percy Earthey, in Ealing, London, possibly after being left by her ...
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Where could Baden Powell Bowden be buried?

One of ancestors Baden Powell Bowden who was born in 1900. He died in 1977 and it was recorded in Brentwood. I have asked at one or two Brentwood cemeteries whether they have him buried there. But no luck. So where could he be buried? Can anyone help please.

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Re: Hi All! John Hanbury & Ellen O’Keefe, Ireland

Possible spam message. This post is from January 2020.
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Closure of Forum - new one coming?

As you will know by now this forum will close on 1 June.

A group of us - all long-term members - are in the initial stages of setting up a new forum. One which we hope will be as friendly, welcoming and helpful as the WDYTYA forum has been to so many people over the years.

Setting up a new forum is not something any of us have taken on lightly and to make ...
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Why didn't Fred serve in WW1?

Frederick Swain Avent was born in Bristol in 1892, three of his older brothers served in the Great War. Alfred George Avent (b1878) was in the “Glosters”, Albert Swain Avent (b1889) and Frank Swain Avent (b1890) were in RAMC.

Frederick doesn’t appear to have been in the military, he married in 1915 and stated his occupation as Clothier. His first son was born in May 1916, that birth certificate says Fred was a Co-Operative Society ...
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Dna cms Help


I have two,2nd cousins, brother and sister from the same family.
I share 50 cms with the brother and 169 cms with the sister. Is this normal to have such a difference
In cms when they are equally related to me.

Thanks for any information.

Kind regards,

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A final request for help


Given the imminent closure of the forum, I thought I would try one last time to enlist the help and expertise of forum members with regard to the Gettliffe family of Ashbourne in Derbyshire.

I am interested in the family of Robert Gettliffe, a tailor, who married Ann Bradbury in 1777. The couple had at least 8 children, both the boys who survived to adulthood also became tailors. I have summarised what I know, ...
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How am I related to the three people

Hello ,

Thank you for looking at this. I have not put the correct names as most are still alive.

I am trying to find out who my Grandfather was On my Late fathers side. I seem to have Dna matches with the following people who are not on my mothers side.

I have spent so long searching and working things out I am need Of fresh eyes

Many thanks.

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