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Recent content by John1955

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    Name changes

    Further to the above I have found a Probate document details: Probate 8/2/1867 John Small 8/2/1867. Will with two codicils. Gentleman deceased 7/1/1867 Guisborough age 75 (Born late 1791). By oath of Sarah Dawson, William Harrison farmer of Underpark and John S Lowther Cabinet Maker of...
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    Name changes

    I’ve had an ancestry contact and reads very interesting. Well Great Grandma Prosser’s family the Small’s. Read below so will research it. I’ve been in contact with another ancestry member and this is the reply. Hi John - I researched JSL Small because my great great grandmother, Ann Dawson...
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    Name changes

    Thank you for this. See what I mean where did the Small surname appear from. Father James Lowther no Small. I have got a copy of this somewhere but cant put my finger on it. That many folders trying to trim them down slowly. After his death Sarah remarried - Archibald Elliott who lived off...
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    Name changes

    Thank you for all this. I did inherit details from my late uncle who was his grandson on his Mothers side. I have found some errors he made but he was quite insistent on this one But what is strange I now cant find the copy of John's Marriage certificate with his name John Small Lowther Small...
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    Name changes

    When my John Small gets married his name becomes John Small Lowther Small on the marriage records. Also on one birth record he is down as John Small Lowther Small. Strange. I have his father living 46 Wincolmlee Hull which then was Sculcoates RD and he is a wharfinger and ship owner.
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    Name changes

    Thank you
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    Name changes

    Hi does anyone on here know how to find out why or how a surname of someone at birth is different to their Father’s and their mother’s maiden isn’t that of the new born. Family Lowther from Hull mother was Mary Court but child John Small Lowther Small born 1845 but siblings born earlier Lowther...
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    Hi I'm John from Hull. I've been researching my tree for 20 years plus but still get stuck lol

    Hi I'm John from Hull. I've been researching my tree for 20 years plus but still get stuck lol
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