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    Is my whole family history made up?!?

    Thanks for your help! I've actually got a copy of the marriage certificate and the witnesses are friends and the father is deceased - so it doesn't shed much light!
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    Is my whole family history made up?!?

    Hi Everybody, I'm sure there is no definite answer to the question that I'm asking, but hope that people might have some ideas...So here goes! My grandmother was Catherine Rattigan (1818-1984) Her parents were Mary Ellen and James Rattigan. And this is where I get confused... I've always been...
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    Workhouse?

    Don't worry about my query above - I have found this website http://www.workhouses.org.uk I was originally googling "workhorses"!! Which would explain the completely irrelevant websites that were coming up :rolleyes:
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    Workhouse?

    Hi Everybody! I have found a relative who was in a workhouse in manchester at the time of the 1881 Census. He was listed as a "Pauper Inmate" and his wife had gone back to live with her mother (in a cellar) and I think I have found their five kids - 2 in an orphanage and 3 in a childrens home...
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    Oh, this is so confusing!!

    Thanks for your help! I'll order the marriage certificate so that I can confirm the fathers name and occupation - hopefully that will match up with one of the two options that seem to fit in! The two margaret Mullin's that I've come up with would put her in her early 20's when she got married...
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    Oh, this is so confusing!!

    Hello, This is going to be a vague and long winded question, but I'm hoping that somebody can help me - I've now been researching my family history for 3 days, so I'm still at the "deeply confused" stage eek) I am unsure about what to do next on my dad's fathers side of the family. Here is...
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