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Recent content by willow100

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    Confused

    Thanks for the good wishes, leefer. I didn't realise how difficult all this was when I started. I'm beginning to feel like Hercule Poirot.
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    Confused

    Hi Dave, Thanks as ever. I don't know the date of the marriage but I do know it was before !959. I'll do as you suggest and contact NRO. Thanks for the link.
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    Confused

    Hi Dave, it's me again. I think Catherine is my mother.Her marriage certificate lists her name as Kathleen so I guess her name was spelt wrong on the record where you found it. Everyone in the family called her Katie. I think the child Patrick Walter must have died in infancy, I certainly never...
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    Confused

    Thanks , Dave. I will follow this information up. I really appreciate your help.:kissu:
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    Confused

    Hi Dave, My father's name was Leonard Daniel Garrett. He was born 10/03/1912. My mother was born 08/11/1912
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    Brocket Babies

    Hmm, I agree. It's a lovely site. Cool as my granddaughter would say.
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    Brocket Babies

    LOL, no not quite, although it may be that also.I'm sorry, I should have explained myself. In the second world war Brocket Hall,a stately home in Hertfordshire, was opened as a maternity home for mothers who should have had their babies in the City Of London maternity hospital.the reason for...
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    Brocket Babies

    Just a thought, are there any other Brocket Babies here? I was born there. I just wondered...
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    Hello

    Hi everyone. Hello Ellie and Dave. I'm hoping to be well enough to visit the National Archive soon. Perhaps next week after I've been back to the hospital.
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    Confused

    Hi Dave,thanks for the info but this isn't my grandfather. He had three children: Kathleen (my mother), Helen and George. I'm not sure when they moved to Finsbury Park but they lived at 38 Monsell Road Finsbury Park at the time my parents were married in 1940.
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    Confused

    I'm trying to research my mother's family but I'm not getting very far. Her father's name was Patrick Hayes and I think I've found him in the marriage records for Edmonton, London 1910 but I can't find any records for my mother's mother. I think her name was either Ellen Watkins or Ellen Norman...
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    Hello

    Hello everyone. Sorry I haven't replied to any of your nice welcomes. I have been rather ill for a while but I'm OK now, hopefully. Now I'm off to ask for help.
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    Hello

    Hello I joined today. I'm new to all this so any help would be appreciated.
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