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    railway websites

    thanks-will check it out.simba
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    railway websites

    hi-wonder if anyone has any ideas?have an ancestor,alfred fleet tucker,born 1855 who was working as a station master at shoreham sussex in 1882.alas I don't know which company he worked for.are there any lists of railway employees I could check out?thanks for any info.simba x
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    yet another brickwall!

    thanks julie.its my message on essex FHS though,and dates wrong for william watts.am paranoid re TNA too-twice now I've ordered online and never received anything!
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    yet another brickwall!

    thanks for your suggestions-tried the pub listings-I even know where william waights was licensee of in harwich(pigots guide)but can get no further alas.
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    frustrating brick wall!

    for jojo21 thanks for your help offers-would love to take you up on it but don't know how to send private message! william henry waights died 1861 and was 77then-v sad he died in peckham house lunatic asylum of melancholia,but it gets complicated-this means he was born in1784.but (big but)is...
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    frustrating brick wall!

    thanks julie and joyce,but have tried LDS site-nothing,and all I have on marriage cert is fathers name&occupation no more -he was obviosly being secretive just to frustrate me!simba x
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    yet another brickwall!

    have an ancestor william henry waights who died 1861 in camberwell but have reasons to think his age on death cert inaccurate don't know where he was born but he might have a brother charles thomas born1821-is there anyway I can find out if there were related and when william henry born?I have...
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    wills

    still researching WAIGHTS relatives,and found on Nat Archives website that several had left wills.When did wills first become legal documents in England?And from when did they first become registered?And why are there only a few on the website?Does this mean that most of my relations didn't make...
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    frustrating brick wall!

    Help!Advice sought-got birth cert for my greatgrandfather William Seaman Waights found this info-his mother Mary Ann(nee Seaman)born Harwich 1815&his father William Henry(mariner)but no idea when or where WH born.He married1839&died(I thinK)1861& I have ordered these certs,easy as they were...
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    Waights/Nalborough

    thanx julie have ordered certificate-am impatient now!shame re postal strike.fingers crossed that when I get it I can tie up more family tree loose ends!simba
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    Waights/Nalborough

    thanx4your reply.this is prob a very daft question(pls forgive a newbie)but how do I get his birth cert?yes charles waights is prob one of mine!simba x
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    Waights/Nalborough

    Dear Julie sorry if any confusion am v new to this but its v addictive!yes waights name unusual but doesn't help !at present stuck-william seaman waights was my great grandfather(born1840/41 harwich)but can I find his parents?no just his uncle,erckiel seaman.census didn't help either.very odd...
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    Waights/Nalborough

    dear juliethanx yr message my family name waights is unusual but its not making it easier alas.as u said william waights born 1840 or 41 harwich has seaman as middle name=he was my great grandfather-but I can't find his parents anywhere!(his uncle was a Seaman)any ideas?simba x
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    Hi from Simba9

    am new to this interesting and addictive family research!already stuck on finding greatgrandfathers parents but will keep trying!its all good fun....
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    Waights/Nalborough

    Specifically seek info re Waights familypresent and back esp Sheppey Kent and Harwich Essex.Any help gratefully received!
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