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  1. christineoa

    Stillborn Births

    Hi all, I'm not sure if this is the right place to post to ask this question. I am trying to find out about a stillborn birth which was probably in 1959/1960. Can anyone point me in the right direction as to where I can possibly find out more information about this? I do know the possible...
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    Samuel Holding

    I feel as though I'm going around in circles and have spent the best part of two hours this afternoon trying to find out more about my 3rd Great Uncle Samuel Holding. :confused::confused::confused: Samuel was born in Southwark, London c1837 to Abraham Holding and Sophia Hornigold. After the...
  3. christineoa

    Need some help please!!

    Any idea what year this picture was taken? :D Many thanks in advance. :biggrin:
  4. christineoa

    Toomer Family

    Hi all!! Have hit a bit of a brick wall and wondered if anyone might be researching the same Toomer family as me?!!!:biggrin: My Great Grandfather was born in Croydon, Surrey 1880 and married Lucy, Louisa Greenbrook in Battersea, London. 1898. They had at least 10 children, Walter passed...
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    What year was this photo taken?

    Can anyone tell me roughly when this photo was taken? I was thinking maybe the 1940's? Many thanks all.
  6. christineoa

    Burial Records

    Hi all! Just a very quick question! Both my maternal Grandparents were buried in Lambeth. London in 1969 and 1970 (I suspect most likely Streatham Cemetery). ;) What is the best way to find out where they are laid to rest? Should I contact the cemeteries directly which come under Lambeth...
  7. christineoa

    Irish Marriage Records

    Hi all!! I am posting on behalf of a friend who has only recently started tracing her family tree. Unfortunately, although I have been researching mine for the last 8 years or so I am unable to help her as have no idea where to start with information, records and certificates etc regarding...
  8. christineoa

    William Lavery

    Hi all! Am posting on behalf of a friend who wishes to find out a about her husbands family, in particular his Grandfather. As I have little experience of researching Scottish roots I figured this would be the best place to ask for some help!! :) Rosaleen, Elizabeth Lavery was born on...
  9. christineoa

    Edward Oakley's Millitary Records

    Hi all, Happy New Year! Am back on the family history trail after a bit of a lean spell and need a bit of help. :) Just a bit of background info on Edward. He was born c1888, Dudley and was the brother of my Great Grandfather William Oakley. Both were bedstead makers (or fitters) as was...
  10. christineoa

    Going round in circles! Can anyone help please?!

    Hi all, I started helping a friend with their family history two years ago. During this time I have tried on and off to research further back but always come to dead ends. Charles Osborne married Jane Welch in Holborn in 1928, his father was also Charles and he married Annie Thompson in...
  11. christineoa

    Help I'm stuck and confused!!!

    Hi all, Am trying to find the siblings of Samuel Lamb. Although he was known as Sam he was born Frederick, Arthur Lamb in 1896 in Hackney and married my Gt Aunt Elizabeth, Sophia Holding in 1917, Lambeth. The marriage record on Ancestry has him as Samuel, Frederick, Arthur George Lamb. His...
  12. christineoa

    Old Street Maps of London

    Hi all, I am trying to find out if there are any old London maps online available to look at? In particular I want to find out where Lion Street and Isabella Street were in Southwark. Any ideas of any good sites that I can check out would be very much appreciated. :) Many thanks in advance...
  13. christineoa

    Dayton, John Manix

    Hi all, I am trying to find out if anyone knows where Dayton, John Manix is. He was born in 1974, Canada. His parents were Michael, John Manix born in 1945, Sutton, Surrey and Lynda, Maureen Clarke born in 1948, Croydon, Surrey. Dayton's parents moved to Canada c1972 with Michael's parents...
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    Any ideas what year this was taken?

    Hi all, I have another photo who again I was told is of my Nan and Granddad but it is not! It is definitely one of Nan's sisters as there is a family likeness and by a process of elimination have narrowed it down to a possible 3 of her 7 sisters! Can anyone help with the year at all? many...
  15. christineoa

    Any ideas on the year of this wedding pic please?!

    Hi all, I acquired this photo via email as well as a few others of my Nan's siblings (on the maternal side of my family). It was from one of my Mum's cousins who told me it was my Nan and Granddad on their wedding day but we know it is definitely not them! I am wondering if it is my Nan's...
  16. christineoa

    Stuck with Osborne family

    Hi all, Am trying to help a friend out with his family history. I have purchased his Grandparents marriage certificate in order to trace further back but am not having much luck!! Charles Osborne (born 1906, Bethnal Green) married Jane Welch (born 1907, Holborn, London) in 1928, Holborn...
  17. christineoa

    George, James Toomer

    Hi all, I am trying to find out about George's parents. George was born c1821 in Norwood, Surrey and was a bricklayer by trade. He married Jane Harding on 20/06/1841 in Croydon, Surrey. Unfortuately Ancestry's Marriage & Banns from 1754 -1921 does not have their marriage record as it was...
  18. christineoa

    Trying To Find Granddad's Service Records

    Hi All, I have been told by my mum that her father served during the First World War but we have no idea of the regiment etc. My mum recalls that he got injured from getting schrapnel in his leg, and says he also got medals (no idea which ones or what happened to them unfortunately). My...
  19. christineoa

    Frederick Holding - New York & Texas

    Hi all, I am trying to find out a bit more about my Gt Grandfather's brother Frederick, Elijah Holding who was born in 1868, West London, UK. He left the UK in 1891 arriving in New York on 15th June 1891. Frederick married Emily, Susan Banard in 1899, Waco, Texas and they had 4 children...
  20. christineoa

    Can anyone help me please???

    Hi all, Is there anyone who can do me a massive favour and look up a birth for me please? Her name is Linda, M Clarke born c1944 in Edinburgh. I am also keen to find out the maiden name of her mother and if Linda had any siblings? :) Linda married Michael, J Manix in 1973, Croydon, Surrey...