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Recent content by Figaro

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    Pitchforth - Elland Registers, Yorkshire

    Hi I am hoping that someone has a copy of the Elland Parish Records. Looking for James Pitchforth; b: 1721; Father: Thomas Pitchforth of Elland. I have looked on Ancestry.com and James' baptism is not entered there. I believe there are missing pages of the Elland Parish Register on...
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    Fixby Gate - Fixby, Cowcliffe

    Hi Everyone Does anyone know where Fixby Gate is or was? What I can gather from the 1861 census is it is somewhere in Cowcliffe in Fixby. I have great difficulties using old-maps.co.uk. and have not been able to find Fixby Gate on that site. Thank You Karen
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    Cloth Dresser - Machine or Hand Tools, 1841

    Hi All Would a cloth dresser still use hand tools in 1841 or would they most likely work in a mill as a machine operative? William Pitchforth was described as a cloth dresser in 1791 on his marriage register, so I have been assuming that he would have worked in a cropping shop using...
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    Nice to meet you all.

    Hello All at Family History UK My name is Karen and I live in Brisbane, Australia. I am researching my mother's side of the family and am currently focusing on the Winterbottom line from West Yorkshire. Looking forward to some interesting conversation. Cheers Karen
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