On the documentsonline site, I've just found the medal card for Michael Locke in WW1.
A search on Anc* reveals nothing about this discovery!
Any ideas where I could find...
Using the link so kindly provided by cp for Hugh Gaffney, I found all the burial details of my great uncle, in Palmyra....
On the last line of the form it says “Expiry 02/07/2012”
Does anybody know what this means...
Just received a link to a site which might be very useful to some of our members. I am unable to thank him personally, as yet, because the site where he posted the PM is currently unavailable.
So, CHRIS if you are reading this, I am truly grateful. :)
Here it is...
In 1851, Edward Merchant was living in Leeds with children William, Janet, Abraham and James. Janet Merchant aged 31 was the lodger and housekeeper.
I am guessing that the elder Janet was Edward’s sister, who was helping her brother after his first wife, Helen Hamilton died.
On 26 October 1853, George Henshaw, age 20, occupation Porter, married Elizabeth Buckley at Manchester Cathedral.
The address at the time of the marriage was Bridgewater Street, Manchester.
His father’s name was John Henshaw and his occupation was a joiner. (There is no mention of his...
In 1911, my great uncle James T N M Marchant emigrated to Australia.
My mother told me that he regularly sent money to England, so that his wife and children could join him, but they never did!
In 1944, at the age of 74, he died in Palmyra and was buried in Fremantle Cemetery. On his...
Could somebody kindly give me the census reference for Mark Marchant, aged 4 in Salford, in 1911?
I also need to know the name of the sub-registration district, so that I can search for it on A*y.
I wondered if anyone could throw any light on this name change.
Thanks to the help of some very kind people on another forum, here is what I have:-
In 1853, my g/g/grandparents, Elizabeth Buckley and George Henshaw were married in Manchester Cathedral.
In 1861, they are living in St...
This query is connected to the Abraham M*rchant query, I posted in the "Irish Roots" forum, but this definitely belongs in the "Scottish Roots" forum.
In 1851, my g/g/grandfather, Edward Merchant (the widower of Helen Hamilton) is in Leeds with his two sons, William and Abraham. In the...
In 1841, my g/g/grandmother Mary McDonald is with her two sons, Andrew
and Alexander in Liverpool. In the same household are the Harrisons and
Julia Africa. Could anybody tell me whether there is a family relationship
between the McDonalds and the Harrisons?
Through my own research and with the help of some very kind people on another site, I have a wonderful "picture" of my g/grandfather from 1851 to his death in 1917.
The only item of information that is missing is his birth/baptism in the town of Londonderry, Co. Derry.
He was born about...