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  1. Murfwalk

    Harold Holmes b. Bradford Yorkshire abt 1877

    This fellow turns up first on the England Census 1911 with his wife and 3 children. His child Ivy Isabella Holmes ( b. 21 MAR 1906 • Gillingham, Reg. Medway, Kent, England; V2a p772; mother Clarke; d. MAY 1992 • Canterbury, Kent, England; V16 p420 aged 85 years as Mrs LeGrove) is the mother of...
  2. Murfwalk

    Related Brickleys in the British Army?

    Thanks for this hint- I didn't know there could be actual printed books about regiments etc. Also- I navigated my way in the BNA to the Muster Rolls of the 49th Foot and I am taking advantage of the FREE downloads to search for Brickleys.
  3. Murfwalk

    Related Brickleys in the British Army?

    I thought becoming a Chelsea pensioner meant leaving the Army too- but who knows whether they might have needed some old-timers to volunteer after the Battalion experienced heavy losses or were occupied elsewhere? I have little understanding of the finer points of military history but I think...
  4. Murfwalk

    Related Brickleys in the British Army?

    I know that I have a Brickley as a 3X Great Grandfather: who was in the 49th Regiment of Foot, British Army. He was Thomas Brickley: BIRTH 17 MAR 1793 • Enniscorth, Wexford, Ireland DEATH 8 JUL 1844 • St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands; On a family tree of one of my DNA Matches there are...
  5. Murfwalk

    Newby from DownUnder

    Hello People I live in South Australia, was born in New Zealand and both my parents have their origins in different parts of the UK. My father's family came from Walsall and surrounding counties while my mothers came from around Suffolk-Norfolk, plus Scotland-Northern Ireland. Currently I am...