I have not done much research recently but have had a an occasional look for Ancestors but not done anything on the Trodd tree. Had my first Grandchild born on 1 July so that has been exciting.
I use Family Historian I like the way it works and the diagrams but there is lot out there.
The reviews don't say very much but it is it a list of the paid for software out there. You can also get free programs or trial versions of some...
You need to be careful where the houses are numbered with odd on one side and even numbers on the other the schedules go down one side then cross and go back along the other as that is the order the houses were done in.
the road I am living in currently has been renumbered at least twice it is...
I have a family with
Frances Sarah Bilbe born 1831
Sarah Frances Bilbe born 1839
in the 1851 census
Frances is 20
Sarah Frances is 11
In the 1841 Census
Sarah is 10
Frances is 1
So they swap names between the Censuses
They don't want to make your life easy!
It Makes sense that he was call Harry as that was what my Grandfather recorded him as on his tree. It just makes the records harder to find when it wasn't the name used on official documents.
I have no records about Arthur's first period of military service but the copy of the sign up paper I...
Thanks it would be interesting to have a list of what you have.
Among the war papers I have electronic copies of for Harry is a note that his Nephew H.G.Slade was wounded dated 22/5/15.
I don't have any other record of H. G. Slade so don't know where he fits in the tree?
I think this is Edward in the 1881 Census. shown as 18 years of age.
working as a Grocers Assistant.
He should be 20/21 in 1883 his birthday is in July.
The digital version is at
that is the digital archive "The Cairns Post" 1909 - 1954
this is the notice of Alfred funeral on Saturday 17 Sep 1932
LATE MR. A. J. SLADE.
The funeral of the late Mr. Alfred Joseph Slade took place on Thursday...
This is an interesting piece from the local Paper.
Cairns Post Tuesday 31 May 1932
On Saturday afternoon, at 3 o'clock on thé 7th instant Rev. Maurice Nixon married Mr. Stanley Willis, second son of the late ' Mr. R. Willis and Mrs. Slade, of Cairns,.to- Jessie Anderson Nibloe, second daughter...
These are my Grandfather's notes
Harry Slades Notes:-
Records of the Families of my Father and Mother
Mothers maiden name "Tills"
Mother's Great Grandfather was a sergion in Colchester and was twice Mayor of that Town.
His son "John Newton Tills" was educated in that City (Colchester)...
Hi I assume that Anne birth date was 1897 and this was a typo.
the date in the BMD records is 1897. I had a date of 5 May but this was from a tree on the internet so not reliable.
Have you seen Harry's enlistment papers?
These show him as Henry Arthur rather than Harry.