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    As one of the people you have both named may...

    As one of the people you have both named may still be alive I have removed it in line with this forum's policy.
  2. Thank you all, I'm going to go with the spelling...

    Thank you all, I'm going to go with the spelling on the will as it is, then add a footnote with all the information that you have all found regarding the ships names and John Harland's naval record.
  3. It seems he left his bounty, prize money and...

    It seems he left his bounty, prize money and allowances. The will is dated 9 Feb 1763 but the Basilisk was captured and the captain & many crew were killed on 29 Oct 1762 so I'm not sure what to make...
  4. Volunteers received a bounty payment,...

    Volunteers received a bounty payment, press-ganged men did not.
  5. Thankyou all. Sussex Maid you read it as I did -...

    Thankyou all. Sussex Maid you read it as I did - but could find nothing further. It's a register copy of the original will so may not have been completely accurate, the will already has some spelling...
  6. Anthony Harland, miller, untangling a will

    This chap may or may not be related to my husband's Harlands, he has a fine box tomb at Horsted Keynes and I've been past his watermill on the edge of Lindfield dozens of times so I thought I'd...
  7. We went for lunch in Lindfield today and took a...

    We went for lunch in Lindfield today and took a stroll along Compton Road, here's your house (the right of the pair)

    https://i.vgy.me/iFn3MR.jpg

    and up the road is where the evacuees canteen...
  8. You can't "tag" indviduals on Ancestry as you can...

    You can't "tag" indviduals on Ancestry as you can on Facebook for example. As you have Gardengirl I've used "Paint" on a digital copy to label individuals in a large wedding group for instance , and...
  9. There's a history of the Newnhams who lived there...

    There's a history of the Newnhams who lived there before your family here . I know I have a photo of the Sewell Memorial Hall where the evacuees had their canteen somewhere, it'll be on a memory...
  10. The great grandson of the 1030s resident says...

    The great grandson of the 1030s resident says that after his great grandfather's death in 1934 whis widow could not afford the mortgage repayments without the help of another famiy member, and when...
  11. Just found his great grandfather Jesse Newnham...

    Just found his great grandfather Jesse Newnham died in 1934 and an obit gives that address, widow Elizabeth died 1938, found Jesse's probate, he left £603, not sure of property prices then. No will...
  12. I've just had a message from the great grandson...

    I've just had a message from the great grandson of the people who lived there until the late 1930s, the house was called Erlesmere and is now 7 Compton Road.
  13. Someone has suggested you contact The Lindfield...

    Someone has suggested you contact The Lindfield History Project Group
  14. I once lived in Lindfield and have asked on two...

    I once lived in Lindfield and have asked on two local Facebook groups about the house and for information about how the evacuations locally were organised.

    My husband's family were Lindfield...
  15. Do you have Find My Past? Mrs Pennington & family...

    Do you have Find My Past? Mrs Pennington & family get a mention in the Mid Sussex Times 17th Oct 1939 :

    "Lindfield's canteen at the former Sewell Memorial Mission hall is still "going strong" and...
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    Ones from this period are emailed as a pdf.

    Ones from this period are emailed as a pdf.
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    I had forgetten until now that someone contacted...

    I had forgetten until now that someone contacted my from Australia as he had a postcard and birthday card sent to someone on my tree (on the distant fringes of both my tree and south London) but we...
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    Good old Google!

    Good old Google!
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    Not ebay, but in 2008 an auction house sold a...

    Not ebay, but in 2008 an auction house sold a medal awarded to my granddaughter's 5x great grandfather John Morum in 1836 by the Royal Humane Society for rescuing a child from a privy in London. It...
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    I can't see a burial relating to the 1861 death,...

    I can't see a burial relating to the 1861 death, have checked newspapers too and drawn a blank. The actual death cert is only available if you buy it.
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    Please do not use names of living people, even if...

    Please do not use names of living people, even if they are in the public domain elsewhere as it is against the forum's Terms and Conditions.
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    You appear not to have read our Terms and Conditions, we do not allow the names of living people, email addresses and all posts should be in English.

    I anyone has the above subscription and is...
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    That's the a pub sign, the street sign is the...

    That's the a pub sign, the street sign is the whitened area at the top of the brickwork top left.
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    Would Uckfield be an easier journey for you? ...

    Would Uckfield be an easier journey for you?

    http://www.sfhg.org.uk/uckfieldprog.html
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    I also belong, though due to work and family...

    I also belong, though due to work and family commitments I don't go to meetings. I find the online resources for members invaluable, joined the Facebook group, and have had a number of useful wills...
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