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    Boer War Queries

    Hi Izabel, I posted this earlier to someone else but maybe you could help? Have you seen the picture of a postcard entitled " De Zuid Afrikaansche Deputatie"? (the South African Boer War Deputies) It shows 7 men, 3 seated in the front row and 4 standing at the back. Unfortunately there are no...
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    Boer War Queries

    In the meantime....I happened to stumble upon your Family Tree on the MyHeritage website. Quite impressive, especially along the Blignaut line. Having seen what information you have, I have compared it to mine and have a few BMD's that I can help you with. So, here goes........ - Irene Thring...
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi Louise, I am not sure how to send a private message, but I have asked the webmaster for help. In the meantime.... Have you seen the picture of a postcard entitled " De Zuid Afrikaansche Deputatie"?. (the South African Boer War Deputies) It shows 7 men, 3 seated in the front row and 4...
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi Louise, Sounds good, would love to see the photo's. Our connection is through your great grandmother Irene Thring, who married Norman Rhodes, who is my grand uncle. 1. So far I have Alfred Lester Thring's father as also an Alfred, his mother as Mary Ann Baker. 2. Alfred's father as...
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi Louise, I am really sorry that I haven't picked up this thread earlier. Thank you, I would love to see what you have to show me. Do you have a family tree documented. Either way, I'm sure we'll have a lot to share as well. Look forward to you your reply. Kind Regards, Peter
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    Rhodes - Burslem/Hanley, Staffordshire

    Thanks guys for your input, but it's definitely an Alfred Thomas I'm looking for. I seem to be struggling with this one, for some reason he's not on the 1851 or 1861 census but appears on the 1871? :confused: Regards, Peter.
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    Rhodes - Burslem/Hanley, Staffordshire

    Hi Folks, I am very keen to find the exact birth date and parents of an Alfred Thomas Rhodes. He was born in October 1850 in Burslem, Staffordshire. The 1871 census has him staying with a Wesleyan minister by the name of John Skerratt in Rugeley, Staffordshire. In 1871 he went to Richmond...
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    Alfred Thring - London 1830?

    Hi Lionel, Thanks for making contact. I am not a descendant of a Thring, but my interest lay in an Alfred Lester Thring. I traced his pedigree until I reached Samuel who I saw was married twice. Now the Alfred Lester was the son of Alfred (born 1830? ) and his father was Samuel but I also am...
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    Wanted Name

    Hello All, I registered a few weeks ago and on that day I also made a Wanted Names post, but unfortunately this post has still not displayed. I did get an email later saying that my Wanted Name had be accepted. I've tried to contact someone via "Contact" on the Home page but it goes to a...
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    Boer War Queries

    Hello again, I have 3 people of interest who were Boer Prisoners of War in Bermuda. One person, I was able to get an image of his entry in the British Record Book entitled: Prisoners of War at Cape Town and Natal. This was kindly done for me by a David Biggins. Unfortunately I have not been...
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    Hi there, Thanks for your information. Yes, a great horn and inscription. It certainly was...

    Hi there, Thanks for your information. Yes, a great horn and inscription. It certainly was referring to AL Thring, the maternal grandfather of the wife of a great uncle of mine. Very interesting. The second thread leads me to the Naairs homepage but no further, saying "session expired". What...
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    Alfred Thring - London 1830?

    Thanks for this info Oznannie, much appreciated. Peter:)
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    Hi again Dave, I didn't have the Frederick Thring, but I did also have a Thomas Thring b...

    Hi again Dave, I didn't have the Frederick Thring, but I did also have a Thomas Thring b. 1832. I have it that Samuel James Thring was married twice, and I have Alfred and Thomas being from his first marriage (and now I guess Frederick too) but I unfortunately don't have the name of the wife...
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    Dave thanks for your info here. The only person I had you haven't mentioned, he was a Samuel...

    Dave thanks for your info here. The only person I had you haven't mentioned, he was a Samuel Thring b. 26 Mar 1780, St.Botoloph, Bishopsgate, London, England. Any way you can confirm this? Best wishes, Peter
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi there, I am newly researching Alfred Lester Thring. He was born in Ladysmith, his father, Alfred, was a British settler. I was very fortunate to get a lovely article from an aunt about this man and his envolvment in the Boer war. He was Field Cornet Thring. The confusing thing is that his...
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    Alfred Thring - London 1830?

    Hi Guys, I was wondering if anyone could help me find an exact birthdate for an Alfred Thring. He was born abt 1830, he married a Mary Ann Baker in Jun 1856, Durban, Natal, South Africa. His father was Samuel James Thring who married twice, I don't have the name of his first wife, of whom...
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    New Boy

    Hello all, I am an ex-South African, with a Dutch and English Pedigree. I have two great grandfathers from the UK, one a Taylor from Saltcoats, Ayrshire in Scotland and the other a Stevens from Eastbourne, East Sussex in England. I have been living in England for ten years now and have loved...
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