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    Access to the 1921 Census

    Hi Guy I added my bit to the tiny link but i have now found the E-petition page at : 'number10govuk', (link below) where you can write a petition, I did check to see if 1921 Census was already an ongoing petition, but it's not. You just click the create a petition button. Hope this helps. May...
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    Interpreting Wills

    Hi Ryan I have just had two wills transcribed by the OPC (Online Parish Clerk), it may be worth seeing if anyone is available to transcribe wills in your area, I donated copies of mine to them to be added to their will collection ... and it was free to be done...
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    Could someone transcribe 2 wills please? 1552 & 1599

    Thanks Lesley, I have since had them both transcribed by someone on the Sussex OPC ... for free as I have added them to their site, they already have one I had transcribed that I donated to them. Jacqui
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    Edmund Pope & Elizabeth Newdigate marriage

    My apologies Elizabeth Newdigate was born 1500,a slip of the keyboard. I'll consider myself rightly reprimanded and have already slapped my wrist for not proof reading my post, as I stated I like the proof and do not take the word of websites etc as gospel, it is why I posted question on here...
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    Edmund Pope & Elizabeth Newdigate marriage

    Hi, not sure if anyone can help as this couple go way back. Edmund Pope was born about 1496 in Hendall, Buxted, Sussex, and his supposed wife Elizabeth Newdigate born 1550 at Wivelsfield, Sussex. There is tons of information out there on both these people,some with her married to Edmund, but...
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    James Edwin Pope Master Mariner (Collier)

    Hi Lee Interesting history, but not one of my Popes', but thank you for answering. I have actually got my Popes' back to 1465 with a John Pope,Sussex, most of mine came from Sussex, East and West. I have a little website here on Tribal Pages if you are interested. You never know, may be...
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    Could someone transcribe 2 wills please? 1552 & 1599

    Hi I recently acquired 2 family wills from National Archives ...1552 & 1599, would love to have them transcribed for me .. I've really tried hard to decipher with help from their site on teaching/Learning Palography (sp?), got a few words but Olde English is so hard :-( Would any kind soul...
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    James Edwin Pope Master Mariner (Collier)

    Steve, that was the one I thought, closest I think in age etc. ... Just hope it has details of death etc.,as like I said eldest son in Poorhouse on 1881 Census :-( Shame they dont give place of birth on Deaths, would be so much easier to trace:-) Got this family, was my late husbands maternal...
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    James Edwin Pope Master Mariner (Collier)

    Hi Steve, No I haven't, not really sure what to get? .. none in Portsmouth area for the time I stated. I did try to work out by his age, but still can't find one that would fit apart from one in Devon I think? This could prove costly ..lol Thanks for replying, really appreciated. Jacqui
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    James Edwin Pope Master Mariner (Collier)

    Hi, I am having great difficulties try to trace a death. James Edwin Pope was born in Bosham, West Sussex in 1831, but moved to Portsmouth, Hants, all records say he is a Master Mariner, as was his ancestors before him. I have traced him through to 1871 on Census aged 40 a Master Mariner...
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    William Wilson, Marine Artilleryman

    Thank you Emeltee and Steve, I'll go look at the Archives. Jacqui X
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    William Wilson, Marine Artilleryman

    Hi, my first post for help, although I think it niy on impossible. lol William Wilson was born circa 1820 in Sussex, he joined the Marines as in title ... He married a Portsmouth girl and he was living there, I have details .. Ok, daughter born in Portsea , Hants. 20 Sept 1847 .. Her mother...
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    Hi to all

    Thank you everyone for your kind welcome XX I put my Surnames on here when I first signed up .. but they've gone :'( Can some kind soul help me to set them up again please? :) Jacqui
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    Hi to all

    I found this site by accident whils't searching on google, glad I did. I have been researching my family links for a few years now, but things often crop up that leads to the proverbial brickwall. The latest Census has done that so I maywell be asking for help. I assumed my G/Grandfather came...
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