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I have a question.

Hello everyone, i'm new here and i was hoping somebody might be able to answer a question i've been trying to find out about.

Wiles Street in Gorton.

I know the houses were demolished but what became of the street itself?
Was it renamed?
Or has it completely gone?

Thanks in advance for any help.
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Please can anybody tell me which would have been the closest cement works to this village in the 1950s
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Can anyone tell me why a Bilston was the registration distri

need help please

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7 Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, in 1942

I would be grateful to hear from readers with local knowledge of Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead during WW2 regarding the following:

Emma Carter (nee Lloyd) born 7 June 1862(3?), lived her entire life south of the river Thames as did all of her children. Her death certificate states that she died in Tooting Bec Hospital in June 1942 at the age of 79 years. Enteredon the death certificate under the column Occupation is ‘7 Fitzjohns Ave, ...
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Newbie from South Carolina

Hello, my name is Chris and I am an Amateur Genealogist. I have been researching my Mother's family roots since 1996. I look forward to seeing the historical information from my area and others on here.

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Tillhouse Farm, Rockbeare/Cranbrook in Devon

My mum has not long moved into Cranbrook, a brand new eco friendly town on the outskirts of exeter.
There are some listed farm buildings near her so I did a bit of exploring and found these in the farmhouse.
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First World War in Sevenoaks, Kent


I am researching the history of the town of Sevenoaks during the First World War. I have already published a book on the 226 men listed on the war memorial and am now researching the stories of those who survived as well as nurses, factory workers - anyone who made a contribution during the war.

I'd love to hear from anyone who might have a family link and a story to share. More information ...
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The Kemsley Mill Campaign The Kemsley Mill Campaign

Hello. I am the chairman of our local Royal British Legion branch. Instead of writing a book here, i would like to point you to our web site page to explain what i am trying to achieve.

Our local Genealogist society are looking into the military link regarding the list of names, however, my problem lies with the confirmation of employment of the names with Kemsley Mill, prior to joining the forces.

I have ...
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Memorial Inscriptions for Naseby, Northamptonshire

I recently purchased a booklet of Memorial Inscriptions for All Saints churchyard of Naseby in Northamptonshire. My relative, though interred there appears to have no memorial and I have no other interest in the area. Would anyone like it? I am happy to post on to anyone who will send me a SAE for me to despatch it to them.
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Rhondda help Rhondda help

There is a building in the 1911 census at 1 Dan-Y-Wern Terrace, Ystrad Rhondda. It contains 9 lodgers, of differing ages and professions. I'm trying to work out whether this was a just a large private rental arrangement or whether the house was something else. Thoughts much appreciated.
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