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    William Burgess 1902

    trace, thank you for that, it's another piece of information. I found a copy of the Register of Births for the Chorlton Union Withington Workhouse which has William Burgess born 5th May. This fits in with that particular stay at the workhouse. The hunt goes on.
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    William Burgess 1902

    gibbo, I've seen the census records and also the GRO references for the births. I think they are the two children since they have a blank for mother's maiden name. I have applied for his marriage certificate to Mable Crowder in 1929 hoping it may list his father but i suspect he may never have...
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    William Burgess 1902

    gibbo - thank you for that, i've signed up to findmypast but they want a full years subscription up fron t to gain access to the 1939 register. I have an idea who the other people in that register. Ideally ni'd like to try and find his father but it does seem a mission impossible. Cheers
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    William Burgess 1902

    I am trying to find information on my maternal grandfather. Information from an Auntie as follows: Born 5th May 1902 in a Manchester workhouse was illegitimate. Died Manchester 1970 Mother was Elizabeth Burgess who never married born 1877 died 1949 Her parents were John Charles Burgess (worked...
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