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Recent content by ladybird

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    Rootsmagic

    Hi Has anybody used Rootsmagic to set out their FT. I am trying to get my info and Tree all onto one thing now,as most of my notes are I don't like to say this in folders on the bookshelf, written down. I am confused as I have read about Familytree maker, but have read that this is owned by...
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    Help needed Anne Newman

    I haven't been on this site for a long while, as I was hitting brick walls . However, I have just had my DNA results come back, which after a lot of deliberating I decided to have done, not for the family tree connection, but just to find out where I came from, on my mothers side. Anyway to cut...
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    Looking for Edward Forbes

    If anybody could kindly look up the 1911 census for Edward Forbes, I would be grateful. He was born Dunmanway Co,Cork Ireland. I think he was living in Newport Monmouthshire.Possibly born about 1894. Also if anybody has access to irish records, his family in Dunmanway please. Thank you Ladybird
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    DNA Tests

    I am thinking about having a DNA test done for tracing Family Tree. I want to see whether I am a Celt or Saxon etc. My question is, can somebody explain to me SIMPLY. Do I as a female go down my Mothers line, as i have been reading that your true DNA is from mother to mother. If this is so...
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    Martha KENNEDY

    Please could I have a look up for Martha Kennedy born I think Toxteth Park Liverpool 1890. Family members etc needed. Thank you
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    Help with a mystery please

    I will try & make this as simple as possible, but my head is going round in circles. In 1902 a William Charles Grant born Worth Matravers Dorset marries a Edith Mary Damer. NOTE the name Damer as it helps that this name appears in this family, earlier My real question is this. In 1861 I have a...
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    Walter Orriss Birth

    Could somebody look up please the birth of Walter Orriss Risbridge Suffolk 1898. Need to know his parents. Should be Harry Orriss & Mary Mizon, as shown on the 1911 census. But they say they have no children & have only been married 6 years. Thanks
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    Margaret Eleanor Hoyle or Humphreys

    Trying to find imigration records of the above. her married name was Hoyle. She should have gone to America about the 1950's. Annoyingly I came across these details a few weeks ago, & did not copy it, now I cannot find where I found the info. Help appreciated
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    Unwanted Marriage Certificate

    Unwanted Marriage certificate free to anybody who may be interested GEOFFREY BANNISTER HOYLE to EDNA HANDLEY (formerly Taylor) 1937. Free to a good home
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    Adoption question & Wills

    Two questions if anybody can help. 1) Would a single man be able to adopt a little girl in the 1930's. if he was not the Father. I have somebody who was brought up by a single man with her 'brother' who was the son of the single man.But there is no wirtten details that he is her father. Would...
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    Marron- Co Waterford

    Help needed please for the marriage of Daniel Marron to Elizabeth Cassidy both from Co Waterford(as shown on the 1911 census for Toxteth Park Liverpool. Their first child Selina was born in 1886 in Liverpool, so anything before then. Thank you. Ladybird
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    The importance of Conversation

    Just thought that I would say of my experience this weekend. We visited my 90 year old mother in law in the care home that she is now in. I started thenversation with ' Who were your witnesses to your wedding,( I already knew as I had her marriage certficate), she immediately came up with the 2...
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    House History

    Can anybody advise me on how I can find out who lived in the house where I was born before we did. The house was Victorian & my parents moved there in the 1950's so it would be interesting to see who was there beforehand. Any ideas?
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    William Rook

    Help needed please William Rook born Hackney 1872 On 1891 Census he is recorded as Private Foot Guard -Westminster. I have found him I think on the Chelsea Pensioner records as serving in Scots Guards, but not sure if it is him. On 1911 Census If this is him ,he is shown as born 1874...
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    Searching for Orris marriage

    Long story, but I am searching Orris(s) that may or may not be related to me. So this Orris lot may not be anything to do with my family, but I am intrigued that they all seem to go back to Essex/Suffolk , so feel that in the end we are all related. So my question is I am looking for a marriage...
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