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    Rothen / Saunders - Details Request

    Thanks all, Would these documents be edited after the event? I ask as Alice's 2nd marriage is after the 1939 registry was taken so who would have edited it with the new marriage details and dare I ask why? Scott
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    Rothen / Saunders - Details Request

    Hi, Would anyone here be kind enough to do an ancestry search on the Birmingham electoral roles please for the following people please? Alice Rothen (Maiden Name Alice Saunders - born in 1907 and Albert Victor Rothen . Albert may well have died in 1940 as I have found a death record which is...
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    Quick clarification needed that I have the right person

    Thanks I was referring to the year of birth being 1 year out on the birth and death certificate. The parents are the correct names (Andrew and Susan MS Gibbons) so I always thought there were too many corrects points for it to be wrong and my father said she was know as Jean & Susan. bit odd...
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    Quick clarification needed that I have the right person

    Here is a few more links which might have the certificates a little clearer. Death certificate is below Marriage Certificate From an experts point of view - are these all the same person bearing in mind the Jean / Susan name issue? Thanks Scott
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    Quick clarification needed that I have the right person

    Hi, defo not adopted, I have her birth certificate which is below : Thanks
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    what am I missing when making new discoveries?

    its tips like that which really will help me and I don't know what I don't know if that make sense? Just felt like I was missing something major which was stopping me to making a real connection to the person and piecing together the puzzle. :-) Massive thank you .
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    Quick clarification needed that I have the right person

    Hey, Can I get some quick help here just to confirm my findings please? There seems to confusion regarding my paternal grandmother as she might have changed her name when she left Scotland and moved to England. What I do know is that she was known as Susan Saunders (ms Bell) from Troon in...
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    what am I missing when making new discoveries?

    Hey, I have been researching my family tree on and off for about 8 years now and have made some decent progress with putting together names, places and dates when connecting the dots etc. The majority of my work has been from using the major boards such as FMP and Ancestry which has been great...
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    James Saunders - Trying to find WW1 record

    haha - sorry, I totally misread that! 1873 Thanks
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    James Saunders - Trying to find WW1 record

    Thanks, he was born in Bristol (Gloucestershire as per the 1911 census?) Thanks
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    James Saunders - Trying to find WW1 record

    Hi, I have managed to get hold of my grandfathers birth and death certificate which is great however whats even better, is that it shows that his father (James Saunders) was in the 12th Worcestershire Regiment in WW1. There is a rank of Private listed and what appears to be a number 19197...
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    Finding out where people are buried

    I don't no - all I know if that their names were Edwin Samuel Bates who died in 1933 in Birmingham and his wife Florence Alice Bates m.s Aubrey who died in 1950, again in Birmingham. An address for Florence has come up which was 79 Cowley Road Birmingham and my mum has confirmed that this was a...
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    Finding out where people are buried

    Hey, I am trying to trace my family members from Devon and Birmingham which is going "fairly well" so far however the last resting place for the people discovered eludes me. Is there a place that you can go to discover where people have been buried ? On the BMD index there is a slightly more...
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    James Saunders - help placing movements

    Hi, Thanks for that- clearly your knowledge is on another level compared to mine, can I ask where / how you found that please? I am trying to improve my online skills for Genealogy. Thanks again. Scott
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    James Saunders - help placing movements

    Hey, I need a little help here from people who are more qualified than me to try piece a little puzzle together. One of the ancestors that I am searching is James Saunders (Born 20/10/1843 in Bideford, Devon) whom I have found birth details, movements into an orphanage and details of when he...
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    Help With Old Documents

    your a legend fella. Thanks. Feel a bit silly now but I really could not make it out and I was thinking that perhaps it was another line of enquiry that's all . Cheers again. Scott
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    Help With Old Documents

    Hi, I am just looking thought some of the old documents that I managed to get from an orphanage in Bristol which were about my great x 2 grandfather who was admitted in the 1850's. Most of the documents are fairly easy to read however there are some bits that I am really struggling with and...
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