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    A census question

    thanks oz, yes thats the right person:)
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    A census question

    Can I open this up again, is that ok I am still looking for what happened to sarah jane 1871 I cannot piece together this area in her life any ideas?
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    Who do you think you are

    Anybody watching it? last night was Robin Gibb, what a sad story unfold death in the poorhouse, ragged school, etc but look how his life turned out, do you think the people before us shaped the life we were given? Also the week before Alan Carr, his great grandfather was a deserter ww1, that...
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    Bleeding Hell.

    this one made me smile:D
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    searching a neighbourhood by census

    thanks for the info duckweed, very interesting:)
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    Your Poems.

    I think this one has to have a place In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago...
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    Officially Autumn

    Today is the first day of Autumn What is your favourite season and why? Mine is Spring, after the cold and dark of winter I am always glad to see the first shoots of green in the garden, bulbs appearing, the days lengthening and a bit of sun coming back I hate winter, and forecast already on...
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    searching a neighbourhood by census

    This is really interesting, I also get side tracked How do you start searching an area though? just from one census then taking it from there
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    Your Poems.

    This one is my favourite poem written by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) Remember REMEMBER me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land; When you can no more hold me by the hand, Nor I half turn to go, yet turning stay. Remember me when no more day by day You tell...
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    A census question

    Found something out Sarah Jane Frost had a daughter Ruth Frost (I am presuming out of wedlock) I wonder if she was still at the farm when this happened:confused: Ruth is on 1881 census when sarah Jane is married to Charles Oliver, sarah jane was charles second wife he was married to Ann...
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    A census question

    this one becomes more and more interesting thanks for the additional info Steve So if there is a tree no matter how small someone else has been searching the same family:) I will investigate:biggrin: thank you
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    A census question

    thanks for this extra info Dave I did wonder why she was with grandparents on the previous census I wondered if they were still alive, or it was just that sarah was with her grandparents on census night It was a big farm, all this makes up a big picture of my great great grandmas 14 year old...
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    A census question

    Thank you all for adding to this and making a bigger picture I can now see some family things occuring Sarah jane frost (my great great grandma) called her daughter cassandra (I presume taking the name from the house where she worked) The Cassandra (my great grandma) called her daughter Sarah...
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    old photo

    these are brill, you are very lucky to have them, thanks for sharing them with us
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    A census question

    Thank you all I could on see what you saw p.risboy Dave how did you find out that info....:D thank you Oh I know old moor reserve I have been there the reason I was so interested is because its close to where I live now, so there was once an old farm thanks all much appreciated
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    A census question

    1861 census Her name is Sarah jane Frost the main person Head of house is George Brooke Reg district barnsley House schedule number 73 piece 3450 folio 31 page 17 is that the info? thank you:)
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    Just starting - unknown grandfather

    Hi and welcome I hope you find your answers, this will take you on a journey, good luck
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    A census question

    I found my great great grandma on 1861 census age 14 as a house maid It looks like it must have been a large house as there were alot of people and staff but I can't find an address of the house on the census any ideas please
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    Newbie! Be nice!

    Hi and welcome to this forum everyone here is very nice and helpful
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    Samuel North

    thank you Gorton