I've been reading up a little on this subject but I'm still not sure how to go about it. My brother and I are tracing our paternal line but we only have a strong theory concerning the parentage of our paternal grandfather.
Does anyone how you go about this and how much it costs, as we would...
I'm really struggling with my Burgess line, I cannot find Joseph on the 1891 census, fresh pair of eyes needed,(mine are starting to cross :D) if anyone would like to try and find him please.
I have the other census returns for him except 1891.
Joseph Burgess was born in Longton Staffordshire...
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Thought I'd clarify as It can be a little confusing at first. :)
I would just like to take the opportunity to wish Moppett ( David) all the best as he going into hospital shortly.
Best wishes David and I wish you a speedy recovery, take care of yourself.
On my travels , I became distracted :D
Anyway, I found an email address for a specialist research service for late 19th/20th century women's records and covers suffrage and nursing records.
You'd need to email for more information but here's the link for anyone interested :-...
I thought it might be nice to share some of our favourite classic comedy moments. There's so many to choose from especially from this series:-
This link may have cropped up a couple of times but this is a handy list if you haven't seen it.
If you come across any others, you think may be interesting please post the link :)
For anyone interested in the background of mining I have found a very interesting link:-
In particular there is quite a bit of information concerning accidents/ mining disasters.
Many of my ancestors came from the potteries, they must have had true broad pottery accents. I found this interesting link relating to it . I've seen examples of this before, and it can be hard to follow :D
Hello, could someone please do a look up for the following, really struggling to find this family in 1901, its asthough they've vanished into thin air!
Ann Jane Birks (1851) all bornLongton Staffordshire England
Wife Of William Birks deceased 1899
John Thomas 1878 ( we think by this...
I'm trying to find my G Grandmother Mary Alice Coates born 1890 in stoke on trent staffordshire and lived in that area all her life. Unsure of her parents names, I think her father may have been called George.
Thanks in advance :)