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    birth father

    Hi again, I would like to know how you find out the name of the father of an unmarried woman's children. This is a real mystery to me. I'm still trying to work out Mary Nixon's story. On the 1881 census she is unmarried but, has three children. What does Gr mean?. This is written after each...
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    mary nixon

    Hello all, it has been a fair while since I have posted here. Life gets like that sometimes.I wish you all the best for 2008. I am trying to find out something about Mary Nixon. She would have been around six years of age on the 1861 census. She was born in Ryton, Durham England. Problem is I...
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    merchant ship "heatherside"

    Hi, am trying to find out about this ship the Heatherside. My grandfather was a crew member 3 engineer. The dates are from 1913 to 1914. It's port of calls were, date and place of discharge, barry, description of voyage bordeaux. Date and place of discharge, no: shields, description of voyage...
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    robert pattinson and mary nixon.

    Hello, trying to find a marriage place for Robert Pattinson and Mary Nixon. Robert was born Stanley, Durham. civil parish Tanfield, ecclesiastical parish Beamish, town Havannah. His birth is about 1853. Mary was born about 1855. Birth place Greenside, Durham. Civil parish Tanfield...
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    new here

    Hello everyone. This is my first time here and, I am sure once I find my way around I will enjoy my stay here very much. I am from Australia but, all my Dad's family including him were born in England. I have found out a fair bit about his family but, I have to be sure info is correct. Kind...