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Lee Mack's episode

Hi all. Just a quick reminder that Lee Mack's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? is airing tonight, Monday 16 July, at 9pm on BBC One. We'd love it if you could drop by after the episode has aired and tell us what you thought.

Seth Burgess
Production editor
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine
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Finding a Burial (1877) in Chilton/Ferryhill, County Durham.

I would be very grateful for help in locating a burial in August 1877, in County Durham.

A sibling of my 2xGreat Grandmother, one James ABLEY, and his wife Ann, moved to County Durham sometime between Sept 1872 and Aug 1877, and lived for at least 5 years in the mining community of Chilton, south of Ferryhill Station, and east of Bishop Auckland, in Stockton Registration District.

Their 4 youngest children moved north from the ...


Who was George Caulder?

I posted this query some years ago and thought it was solved but no and I'm back to square one. Can any one have more luck than I've had?

G Caulder appears on a Roll of Honour in our village Church. These are the men who survived the war. I am now having great difficulty finding G Calder. This is what I have ascertained.

George Caulder was living in the village - Chilton, Berkshire - ...
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Crimean War 1854 - Mercantile Marine

My 2 x great grandfather, Peter Campbell, was born 1 January 1825 at either Inverary or Tarbet, Argylleshire, Scotland (depending upon the source of the information).

His obituary says that he was engaged in the Mercantile Marine during the Crimean War; and that he entered Balaclava Harbour with the First Transport - transporting troops to the seat of war. He was wounded and sent to hospital where he came under the care of Florence Nightingale. ...
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Recognise this uniform?

Looking to find out more about this uniform. Photo was definitely taken in 1870 in Kent but I cannot find anything about the uniform and why my ancestor aged 15 was wearing it. If anyone has any ideas I would be very grateful . Thank you
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"Bradford goods"

I am sure somebody will be able to tell me...

I have an ancestor who is listed in 1861 as a "traveller in Bradford goods".
If I google "Bradford goods" I just get a load of shoppe in modern-day Bradford.

Can anyone enlighten me?
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Help chasing birth records Help chasing birth records

Hi I am new to finding my family history but already I have come across a problem. I have minimal information on my granddad and can only find his marriage and death. I can't find his birth registered. Can anyone offer a newbie some suggestions on how I might find it please

Many thanks
Jayne x
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John Clowdesley, Clerk of the Cheque, Office of Ordnance

I am seeking the birth of my 4x Great Grandfather, name unknown. My 3x Great Grandfather, John Clowdesley, was born about 1752/53, died in 1825 and was buried in Tilehurst, near Reading. John spent all his working life with the Office of Ordnance. His first appointment was as a clerk in Portsmouth Dockyard in 1772 and in 1778 was transferred to Woolwich. Promotion followed and in 1778 he was appointed as Clerk of the Cheque ...
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When did John Smith die

Hi all

I'm trying to identify the death date of my great grandmother's eldest brother John Smith of Liverpool.

I know he passed away sometime between 1901 and 1911. He is alive in the 1901 census, aged 19 (Mill porter) living with his father Thomas and mother Margaret Ann at 9 in 3 court Gilbert Street.

In the 1911 census, John's father Thomas is listed as a widower living at 4 in 8 court Lower ...
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Alexander Sinclair and Barbara Mitchell marriage record

I am searching for a marriage record for Alexander Sinclair Esq., born about 1709 and Barbara Mitchell born about 1705 on the Shetland Isles. (Her father could be sir John MitchellI can find no record of the marriage on Scotlandpeople.Their first child John Charles was born 1729 in Tingwall , Shetland. Quite a few trees on Ancestry have linked them to many prominent families on Shetland, but I can find no trace of any of ...
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