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    Record Office: The article said exactly what you had predicted...

    The article said exactly what you had predicted insomuch as he was running of money and subsequently was forced to sell up, probably at a loss. That might have accounted for the loss of funds for...
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    Record Office: Thanks for your reply Carolyn. My eyes lit up...

    Thanks for your reply Carolyn. My eyes lit up when I saw that you'd found a reference to a bankruptcy, but there didn't actually appear to be a Garner one. There were a couple of other interesting...
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    Record Office: Hello After all these years I seem no closer to...

    Hello
    After all these years I seem no closer to understanding the factors resulting in the demise of the family members of James GARNER, publican, owner of The White Hart and other properties at...
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    Record Office: What is FMP?

    What is FMP?
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    Record Office: I did wonder about the possibility of FERRIS,...

    I did wonder about the possibility of FERRIS, Lesley, but didn't get any where with it then. As you may remember, I have an ancestor at about the same time, also in Alverstoke, that has Ferris as a...
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    Record Office: Thanks for your responses Bertie The...

    Thanks for your responses Bertie
    The Winterbourne Christening is a possibility; the best guess at her dob, so far has been 1813. There are currently two RC churches in Gosport (from Grandpa Jim),...
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    Record Office: Sarah FORVIS' marriage entry 1836

    Thanks for your comments. Attached is a copy of Sarah FORVIS' 1836 marriage entry - any further thoughts welcome.
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    Record Office: Hi Lesley I'm on the trail of a Sarah (Ann)...

    Hi Lesley
    I'm on the trail of a Sarah (Ann) FORVIS, born in Hampshire (possibly Gosport) about 1813, who married one of the many John WILLIAMS on 2 May 1836 St Marys Portsea, lived in South Street...
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    Record Office: Hello Eska, Having an interest in the GARNER...

    Hello Eska, Having an interest in the GARNER family (see an earlier post and dialogue with Punch's Mum), I've had a look at some records on Ancestry; are you a member there? Seemingly Charles...
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    Record Office: Hello again Lesley I wonder is you are able to...

    Hello again Lesley
    I wonder is you are able to help identify the parents of Thomas TIMPSON, who was christened St Mary's Portsea (not your patch, but please read on), 10/06/1787, parents Thomas...
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    Record Office: Thanks for trying Lesley. I have always been...

    Thanks for trying Lesley. I have always been intriqued with Elizabeth's age at death quoted with the number of months of her age (45 and 4 months), as though a point is being made. Not rare with a...
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    Record Office: Apologies, James & Elizabeth married in March...

    Apologies, James & Elizabeth married in March 1833, Anne Elizabeth was the first child, born 13th February 1834.
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    Record Office: Thanks for your recent response Bertie. I was...

    Thanks for your recent response Bertie. I was hoping that there would be an explanation for the Licence within the Licence (is this the "Allegations"?). If they were normally resident in the two...
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    Record Office: Hello Bertie, Many thanks for your suggestions. ...

    Hello Bertie, Many thanks for your suggestions. James GARNER (of this parish - Fareham, abt 36 years old) and Elizabeth Mary WINCH (of Alverstoke, abt 33 years old) were described as Bachelor and...
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    Record Office: Hello Christine, thanks for your message and your...

    Hello Christine, thanks for your message and your time. I have looked through the Swaffham Records (via FamilySearch) and some other villages around, so far without success. In the 1851 Census,...
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    Record Office: Alverstoke - James GARNER (1797 - 1860)

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    I wonder if you are able to help. This enquiry is not so much about Parish Records but more about local knowledge.
    James GARNER married Elizabeth WINCH in 1833 at Fareham. In 1841, the...
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