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    re: James Habbeshaw

    I've just had a look at the 1921 U.K. Census and it shows my great grandfather James Habbeshaw his wife Mary Hannah Habbeshaw and son Horace Habbeshaw living at 3 Elder Place, Bramley, Leeds. It's probably a really long shot but I wonder if there are any photos of any of the three of them in...
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    Well, I'm back. It's been almost 5 years since I was here last and I'm taking up the family tree again. I'm looking now to find out who the parents and/or siblings were of both Thomas Habbeshaw (Habbershaw) 1807-1864, born Dacre, Yorkshire and died in Bramley, Yorkshire, and his wife. He...
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    New...Habbeshaw/Fieldhouse search

    Ooops you're right - Horace not Walter. I would absolutely love to see this newspaper article on my grandfather if possible, and yes I do have a few pics of him as a young man. His history while he was still in England is a complete mystery to me but I do have one photo of him standing...
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    New...Habbeshaw/Fieldhouse search

    I am already overwhelmed!! Robert William Habbeshaw was my grandfather and indeed did have a beautiful tenor voice. He came to Canada in 1912 (I haven't found all the details of his singing career yet) but was definitely tenor soloist and choirmaster in various churches, specifically Timothy...
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    New...Habbeshaw/Fieldhouse search

    Hello all, I am new to this board so it will take me a while to learn the navigation skills to move around in this community. I am doing research on my father's family. His father was Robert William Habbeshaw born 1886, from Leeds, Bramley U.K. who emigrated to Canada in 1912. Robert William...