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    Thomas Quinn late 19thC death in Wigan

    Hello again helpful people I've asked about my great-grandfather Thomas Quinn previously on the occupation forum because i thought he had died in a mining accident in Wigan. I have been thinking about ordering a death cert to try and find out more but am not sure when to take the plunge, i.e...
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    WW1 Medals

    Hello all Does anyone know if everyone who fought in WW1 was given medals? I have my grandfather's medals (he was a stoker in the navy) but am assuming they were issued for being involved in any way rather than for any particular heroism. I think these are the medals I have: 1914-15 Star...
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    Thomas Quinn: Mining accident Wigan 1890s

    Hello all I'm trying to find out if there was a mining accident in or near Wigan in the late 1890s in which a Thomas Quinn died. My great grandfather married my great grandmother (Margaret Wilcox) in 1896 and she is listed as a widow and a patient in a hospital in 1901. So he must have died...
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    Helena Maude Brunsdon and Charles James Taylor

    Hello Does anybody have any ideas about how I can find out if my grandparents married? They were Helena Maude Brunsdon (b.1895) and Charles James Taylor. They lived in Liverpool when my Dad was born in 1928 and later lived in Prestwich, Manchester (Lancs.). There is no details about a marriage...
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    Hi I have just joined the site and am trying to research my family tree. It's a bit tricky as my parents and grandparents are all deceased and there is very little in the way of paperwork. My grandparents were Frank Wilcox and Elizabeth Ellen Bolton on my mother's side and Helena Maude Brunsdon...