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  1. St Wilfrid's School Logbook, Haywards Heath, June 1864

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    June 1st 1864 Report recd. from Council Office:
    “The numbers have greatly increased in the lower part of the school, & so caused more embarrassment to the master of Standard 1. In II, III & IV the children passed very creditably. The Reading of the First Class is very good. R.E. Wyatt, Manager.
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    Updated 30-06-13 at 10:44 by Jill on the A272

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  2. Lennon's are annoying.

    It's a fact. As you know I've been told by Scots Family in an email that Mary Lennon had 6 children but I've only found 4:

    Edward- 1912 (We were close Angelina, extremely close!!)
    Sarah- 1914 (Possibly because the 1911 didn't match, unless it's Edward's twin or the 1913 one)
    Cecilia- 1922/1985
    Jane (Ginny) -1929/1994

    I've just got of the phone to Granddad and he cannot remember any other children so either I was given incorrect information or the children ...
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  3. St Wilfrid's School Logbook, Haywards Heath, May 1864

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    2nd May 1864 School thinner owing to the old custom of carrying “garlands” from house to house. Better attendance in the afternoon. School working well.
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    Updated 01-06-13 at 11:49 by Jill on the A272

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  4. Mystery of the Two Birth Certs.

    Quote Originally Posted by ajchambers8 View Post
    The one thing I would add regarding the original post is that for a father to have details other than his name, such as occupatin added to a birth cert in the UK the father has to attend the registration of the birth, I am not sure if this applied in 1870 but there should be some way to find out.

    Well, in the case of my grandfather Hubert Harries his parents were not married when he was born in 1911 and on the first birth certificate for him, he has been given his mothers maiden name
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  5. St Wilfrid's School Logbook, Haywards Heath, April 1864

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    March 27th to April 2nd. Easter Vacation.
    April 4th 1864 Two children dead since last date Allen Gaston and George Burtenshaw. Admitted one new scholar Mark Wickham. 106 present 16/11 pence. Divided 5th class and engaged another monitor.
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    Updated 28-04-13 at 09:40 by Jill on the A272

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