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    Nine Elms Paint Manufacturers

    hi - yes i would be interested in the pics - ty :biggrin:
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    Death/Burial of Thomas Rogest/Roges?

    i need some help!!!....i have unearthed today one of my brick walls.....which as we always like to think and hope, will be our gateway back into our family history....but i had to have a good laugh to myself when i realised it loox as though it begs more questions and conundrums!!!! the original...
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    Juchau

    Hi havent been in here for while.....i have come across a surname whilst tracing my daughters fathers tree......the name is JUCHAU.....i found an extensive tree on googling which my daughter is actually descended from..... but cant seem to contcat the person that put it online and cant find a...
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    deciphering a place in Scotland

    hi all thanx for everyone input.....Robert Carlyle's occ was a joiner......and i did think of both Eaglefield and Loch Gilphead.......but wasnt sure......i shall be having a look into this a bit deeper in the next few days.....but if anything finds anything b 4 then i'd appreciate the input...
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    deciphering a place in Scotland

    hi all not been here for a few weeks.....been a bit busy but now back to my tracing.....have come across a place that i cannot decipher from the original census and the transcription is wrong......on the 1851 english census.....one of my ancestors, Robert Carlisle, is living in Liverpool but is...
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    heraldry archive

    i have put a message on the general chat thread....the college of arms in queen victoria st in london has gone up in smoke over 2 floors......this archive holds the coat of arms and pedigree;s for england, wales, northern ireland and the commonwealth....lets hope that any damage is minimal
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    College of Arms Heraldry Archive

    Just been watching the news.....the college of arms in victoria street, london has gone up in smoke....over 2 floors.....this archive holds the coat of arms and pedigree of english, welsh, northern irish and commonwealth families.....this could be a nasty blow for us as genealogists......dont...
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    History House - Essex

    hi ben all my mums family came from brightlingsea, st osyth and west ham, and other various places in essex and margate, Kent......i'll post the link here for the History House........dont like doing it coz not sure if im s'posed to do that here......anyway ....if the link doesn't work then...
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    History House - Essex

    I found a website on my 'travels' thru www........for anyone tracing family in Essex..........not sure if im allowed to post website addy's here.....but the name of the site is History House and it gives loads of info on Essex including a very long list of the towns and villages in the...
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    Nine Elms Paint Manufacturers

    hi i was wondering if anyone that may have lived around the Nine Elms area of London, would remember a paint factory (see name of thread!) apparently this is where my parents met in abt 1948 (romantic huh?) i was also wondering if anyone would know wot an outfall worker was......on my...
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    Significance of middle names

    hi i have 5 siblings......im named after my aunt and i have a niece named after me.....my sis has mum's name as a middle name.....my eldest brother is named after both my dad and grandad.......next brother has grandads middle name as a middle name....next brother has my dads middle name as a...
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    Offers of help

    hi KerryMac i noticed u r researching the name Lowe......my great grandmother's maiden name was Ellen Lowe, her father was Joseph Lowe and mother Elizabeth Carlylse/Carlilse.....Ellen was born in toxteth park abt 1880.....she married Charles Henry Rankin in 1901......cannot find him on any...
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    Ready For Blowing a Fuse!!!!!

    staff at The National Archive are about as helpful as a chocolate teapot im afraid...........i've had a similar thing with my grand dad who served on HMS Shannon in the battle of jutland......the staff had no idea in which direction to point me....other than to a computer which is wot they do...
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    Should I buy National Burial Index (NBI)?

    Hi Mark me and my other half came up to brightlingsea and st osyth a few months back.....we went to all saints in brightlingsea...i couldnt believe the mole holes in the graveyard!....that is a serious case of mole infestation!......and the ground there was so spongey when u walked on...
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    Discussion -Genealogist`s Pox

    i have a future husband......but i may not if i dont give the genealogy a rest!.......even tho he is into it himself.....he's not a complete gen nut like myself......he recognises the symptoms VERY clearly......the bit about becoming deaf to children and spouse comes in to play a lot.......i...
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