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    Lunatic Asylum Census Records

    Wow! Thanks very much! I think you have just demolished my brick wall!
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    Lunatic Asylum Census Records

    Hi, Can someone give me some tips on asylum census records, please. I believe that one of my ancestors, Mary Ann Love was a long-term inmate at the Nottingham County Asylum - but I can’t seem to generate any search results for her - this is in Ancestry. Is there a particular dataset I should be...
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    Damrea

    Hmmm... thanks for your response. I suppose that’s very possible. It’s certainly Damrea as far back as I can ascertain from baptism, census records etc., but I suppose it could have been misheard, mistranscribed at some point. There are certainly a few census enumerators who got it wrong !
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    Damrea

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has any ideas regarding the origin of the surname, “Damrea”? This was the birth name of my great-great-grandmother who was born in Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire about 1816. She seems to have come from a seafaring family, so I suppose it could originate from...
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