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Recent content by JeffAlvey

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    RAF,WW2 question

    A bit far out this one but: WWr usually suggests widower.
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    Locating a residence in a village of an ancestor.

    It's not the Red Lion Street between: Theobald's Road (to the north) and Chancery Lane (to the south) then ? https://www.google.com/maps/place/Red+Lion+St,+United+Kingdom/@51.5179317,-0.1170521,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x48761b4a0c01083b:0x9878affb4d93478d
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    Richard III - service of reinterment

    Just in case you haven't seen it: Over the next five days in a five-day extravaganza, Britain will watch enthralled as Richard III is laid to rest :D Here is a link giving details: (I hope it works!!!)...
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    Hi All.

    Hello neighbor,welcome What's the weather like over there? It's chilly over here.:o Jeff
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    What am I.

    A thingie used by doctors to hold the patients tongue down (?) Could be carried in his bag, and in the tube didn't get bits of fluff or old sweet papers stuck to it.
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    Nationality - by default

    Picky-picky-picky !!! I knew that (the rarebit bit), not then but now, BUT as a little lad it was rabbit to me. [end of tongue in cheek "snooty Englishman lobbing bricks over Offa's Dyke"]. :2fun:
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    Nationality - by default

    A bit like Welsh Rabbit. (think of the three types of it: 1./ Little furry animal 2./ Welsh chattering 3./ Cheese on toast) I very well remember in the 1950's being VERY disappointed when I ordered number 3. above, as a child in a cafe with my Mum and Dad [thinking it would be some sort of...
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    Introducing myself.

    Come on now boy-O - that's an easy one: There's Jones the bride and Jones the Groom :2fun:
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    An OOOH - AAAH Moment!

    Some people can park horses better than cars: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152390537413254 Enjoy !
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    You and the galaxy

    That went down well with me bacon sandwich - did like the punch line. A great post Gibbo - ta muchly.
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    Keep Fit While Researching

    Being primarily a sedentary hobby, researchers should make the effort to maintain their well being. So I have taken the liberty of providing a simple, but effective, short course of exercise which I recommend members use. [In moderation of course]
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    The registrar

    ... and would add to that some of the Census transcribers as well. I was looking for my GGF's family - found him O.K. - but he was on hid own. NO SIGN of the wife or children! (which I knew he had or else I wouldn't be here!! :o) So I searched under the wife's maiden name ... and there she was...
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    Elizabeth Alvey

    No need to be sorry - at least I can console myself that your eyesight is no better than mine - (he he he!) Thanks anyway. Jeff
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    Elizabeth Alvey

    I have a copy of H.O. 107/21344for Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire. Number 77 lists the family of Joseph Alvey. Elizabeth is listed as a daughter aged 9 BUT i can't make out what it says in the occupation column. Any suggestions ? Thanks, Jeff
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    Happy birthday lee

    Hash bee birsh day (hic) Just having a quick drinky-poo to celebrate it for you (hic - burp) and a quick bacon sarnie to soak up some of the booze. Have (or - hope you had) a good one Jeff
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