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  1. K

    Strother Family WA

    Hi there Valdamer was my husband's grandad. You are on the wrong trail with the Steven's marriage - Uncle Bill married Aunty Sarah Pearl Strother known as Sarah. I have loads of info for you. Please PM me. Karen Thanks Crankypants - always helpful :-)
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    Uniform help

    Hi Lee I will PM you :)
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    Uniform help

    Thanks Dave I Did check it out. I also found some info about a training centre at Manchester University - see the windows on the right of the photo? Do you think this could be a possibility? :)
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    Uniform help

    Thanks heaps Lee :):):)
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    What was your Ambition .........

    When I was younger I wanted to either be a hairdresser or work in an office. Back in the 70's my parent's couldn't afford to send me to business college and seeing as hairdressers earned $43 a week, I went to work as a checkout chick for $64 a week! Got married 3 weeks before I was 21 then...
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    Where was he in 1943/44

    OOPS - Probably alot better off with this one though -LOL I use the other one for my kin! www.ukgdl.org.uk/county/nottinghamshire
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    Where was he in 1943/44

    Or you could try this site - has lots of good links: www.ukgdl.org.uk/county/lancashire/telephone_directories :)
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    Where was he in 1943/44

    Hi Gibbo Have you tried the Post Office directories? Cheers
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    Uniform help

    Hi Lee Donald Francis Hunt b 27/3/1910. Married 30/6/1930. Everything I find says the RAF have not released anything as yet and I can only find Army barracks for Salford. Thanks for your help Cheers Karen
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    Uniform help

    Hi Dave Thanks for that, much appreciated - was a very interesting site. There are quite a few photos uploaded of crews but I can't get them to view - only little X in a box! I'm not sure if this was Salford barracks or not, I do know he was at Salford though. I will plod on! Cheers Kaz :)
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    Uniform help

    My grandparents met at Buile Hill Park and while I was researching it I found out there was an RAF Balloon barrage headquarters there. Just thought it may be where he was stationed - [I] " From the early 20th century the public park, including Seedley Park, has been known as Buile Hill Park...
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    Uniform help

    Thanks Steve, I don't believe he ever flew, just told he was at Salford Barracks in the ground crew. Am actually traying to locate a squadron or something so I can get his records but unsure what squadrons operated from there. There are parachutists landing in the background of the picture so...
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    Uniform help

    Hi Does anyone recognise the uniform please? I know my grandad served at Salford Barracks in the RAF from approx 1928-1950 but having trouble locating records. Picture taken supposedly at the barracks. Grandad is on the far left. He also has 3 stripes (sargeant?) cheers Karen
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    James Clarke - Manchester

    Hi Dave I did see Mary Clarke there but no other kids so I am puzzled. Thanks for the Leaf Place address, I will search them up and try to follow them. Maybe this IS his folks and he is boarding for some reason? I also found a John and Mary in Middleton buuildings in 1841 with a heap of...
  15. K

    Samuel & Caroline Booth Salford/Pendleton

    Hi Crankypants Thanks for that - I am now going to pay for the image. Cheers
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    James Clarke - Manchester

    Maybe Ben can help with this one? I am STILL stuck with him. On census he says born 1825 or 1826 in Manchester. In 1846 he married Sarah Brown at Cathedral Manchester. Father on marriage cert named as John Clarke a soldier. I cannot find a birth record I am certain of for James. Nor can I be...
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    Old maps of Salford

    Hi Lucy I am so sorry I have missed your postings. Had a break from my researching tree for awhile. I don't think we have a link because my James only had 1 child - see below. My James Ashton heritage:Parents Joseph and Eliza - Joseph ASHTON was born 1823 in Cadishead Manchester Joseph married...
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    Samuel & Caroline Booth Salford/Pendleton

    I seem to be having a problem with the 1861 on A***** A search for the above gives: Salford, St Matthias, Greengate. RG9; Piece: 2915; Folio: 84; Page: 21; GSU roll: 543049. Samuel 51 Caroline wife 50 Thomas 24 Mary 18 Margaret 15 Sarah A 11 Alice 1 John Favell 18 Trouble is, when you open the...
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    Hi Maryanne Sorry, only just saw your message. Yes we are related. my personal email is...

    Hi Maryanne Sorry, only just saw your message. Yes we are related. my personal email is kzza1@bigpond.com. They are a hard family to research!
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    birth or baptism look up

    Hi Cherel Couldn't find a birth but found this - the only Sarah? I couldn't find any births at all in Warrington or with father named John. Record title: England and Wales, Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) name: Sarah Leadbeater event type: Burial burial date: 16 Dec 1821 burial place...
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