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Recent content by Karen Strother

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    Uniform help

    Hi Does anyone recognise the uniform please? I know my grandad served at Salford Barracks in the RAF from approx 1928-1950 but having trouble locating records. Picture taken supposedly at the barracks. Grandad is on the far left. He also has 3 stripes (sargeant?) cheers Karen
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    James Clarke - Manchester

    Maybe Ben can help with this one? I am STILL stuck with him. On census he says born 1825 or 1826 in Manchester. In 1846 he married Sarah Brown at Cathedral Manchester. Father on marriage cert named as John Clarke a soldier. I cannot find a birth record I am certain of for James. Nor can I be...
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    Samuel & Caroline Booth Salford/Pendleton

    I seem to be having a problem with the 1861 on A***** A search for the above gives: Salford, St Matthias, Greengate. RG9; Piece: 2915; Folio: 84; Page: 21; GSU roll: 543049. Samuel 51 Caroline wife 50 Thomas 24 Mary 18 Margaret 15 Sarah A 11 Alice 1 John Favell 18 Trouble is, when you open the...
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    Cathedral Manchester registers

    Hi all Is there anywhere I can see either banns or details of a marriage here in 1840? I have names and dates but am trying to establish if the bride used her maiden name or married name and was a widow. To clarify - my ggg grandad's mother Sarah Clark married John McAllister in 23/8/1840...
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    Title deeds for houses

    Hi all Does anyone know how I can find out if my ancestor owned their house? They lived there for 10 odd years then in the 1911 census I notice the daughter(who lived next door in 1901) was living in the house after my ggg grandma died. Just wondered if she owned it? cannot find a will anywhere...
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    Salford parish registers

    Hi all Does anyone have access to the Manchester/Salford parish birth registers? Or how can I get access to the records? Buy a CD? Looking for birth of James Clarke to a John Clarke soldier in 1825/26 Salford. Cannot establish a mother nor find a definate baptism record for him. I have tried...
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    James Clarke 1825

    Can someone please help me find his birth in Salford 1825, Father on his 1846 marriage certificate is named as John Clarke a soldier but I cannot find any info on a John Clarke soldier in the 1841 census records with a son James, nor a birth for James. I cannot find anything to tie them...
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    Joseph Firth & Elizabeth?

    Hi I cannot find a marriage of Joseph Firth and Elizabeth?? probably around 1800-1814? They are the parent's of ggg grandad Henry Firth christened 13 Feb 1814 in Birstall Yorkshire - IGI batch # C108111 film 6911082. I have father name from Henry's marriage to Martha Greenough 26/7/1840 at Tong...
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    V Strother the plot thickens

    Hi all Marriage cert of Valdemar to Dorothy May Cassells in 1923 his age is given as 22, - father William Edward Strother mother Nellie Hill. Death cert according to family has the name Albert Edward Strother. :confused::confused::confused: Back to the drawing board Karen
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    SA Birth - Strother

    Please can anyone help me find the birth of Valdamar or Valdemar Lance Strother born between 1890 and 1900 to William (Wilhelm) Strother and Ellen (nee Hill). His POB on Army record says Norseman WA but I cannot find a birth record. I have records for his siblings. Cheers Karen
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    Birth/baptism 1722

    Hi Can anyone help with this please. Looking for a baptism of John Strother b 1722. Married Elizabeth Balmforth. Died Leeds abt1798. Most of the family were baptised in Norham.Trying to establish true parentage from a hand written family tree we have been given. Possible parentage : John...
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    Denis Moore Liverpool

    I am trying to help a good friend with their ancestry - Can anyone please find Denis Moore (spelt only 1 N on his marriage cert) , wife Ann and children Marcella b 1882, John b 1885, Kate b 1887 and Ann b 1889 all in Liverpool. Denis was a dock labourer but they cannot be found on the 1881 or...
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    Denis Moore Liverpool

    I am trying to help a good friend with their ancestry - Can anyone please find Denis Moore (spelt only 1 N on his marriage cert) , wife Ann and children Marcella b 1882, John b 1885, Kate b 1887 and Ann b 1889 all in Liverpool. Denis was a dock labourer but they cannot be found on the 1881 or...
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    What happened yesterday???

    Hi all What on earth happened last night with the "forbidden to enter" notice - I looked for posts but none found Cheers Karen
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    Connection made -Thank you FHUK

    A HUGE thank you to the Forum and all the members. As you know, I posted for my elusive STROTHER family and received a reply from Mum Julie. I am ecstatic to say we are related! We have already had phone contact and verified the connection. Her Dad and my father in law (both deceased) were...
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