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  1. Can any one shed light problem

    Hi to all
    CAN ANYONE PLEAS HELP

    I have ben able to trace my grand farther from berth to death B1869 Keightly York shire d 1929 Newcastle . Except for the years after 1896 to 1905 in 1896 he was in Blackburn and reappears in Cumberland in the village of Cleator moore . in 1905 . He is not on the 1900 census. Has any one got any Idea's where I should look for

    Regards to all DOUGC

    Updated Yesterday at 12:11 by doug_cobham

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  2. The sad life of my great aunt Bridget McDonough, Mrs Stephen Cochrane

    I wept when I finally pieced together the sad tale of the awful life of poor great-aunt Bridget, whom I'd never heard of until I began my research. This blog entry is my attempt to record all the trials and adversities that one poor and uneducated Northumbrian woman of Irish descent faced during an all too short life. I'm sure there were many other women like Bridget - too many children, too little money and no prospects of a better life.

    My great aunt Bridget was the third child ...
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  3. My First Blog

    My name is Paul Chiddicks and I would like to welcome you to my Family blog and hope that you find this blog both interesting and informative. I am 53 years old and have been researching my tree, on and off, for the last fifteen years. I live in Cheshire with my wife and two grown up children and have been living in leafy Cheshire for around 20 years. Before this, I spent all my earlier years living, working and growing up in Thurrock, in Essex.

    I am currently writing a regular blog ...
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  4. Sister of Mercy: Catherine Sophia Lissa Woodley

    Whilst researching my wider family I found, Catherine Sophia Lissa Woodley, a very distant ancestor, born Brockley, Kent on 12 Dec 1870 and a probate record indicated that she died at St George's Retreat Ditchling Sussex on 5 Dec 1925, showing she left less than £10.
    For some reason, I just felt I wanted to follow up her story, I am so glad I did.

    Catherine's parents were Robert and Maria Woodley and my link to her came via her Great Grandparents and my 3 x G/Grandparents ...
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  5. Run that past me again

    My brother died about a month ago, and in a box of old photos I found this, that might humour somebody. This was written about 20 years ago shortly before he made a visit to the USA.

    At the end of the monthI am going to California to attend the wedding of my step grand daughter. The bride will have three bridesmaids, two of them are her half sisters, and one a step sister. The step sister to the bride is also step sister to one of the bride's half sisters, and a half sister to the other. ...
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