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    Lloyds List newspaper has this entry on 20 Aug...

    Lloyds List newspaper has this entry on 20 Aug 1900 page 9, 6th column

    MELBOURNE...arrived
    Maori King (s) [16 Aug]
    Norfolk (s)
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    Yes the estate was worth less than £600 though he...

    Yes the estate was worth less than £600 though he must have thought his assets would cover the legacies at the time the will was made.
  3. Yes, a typo on my part, thank you for spotting it.

    Yes, a typo on my part, thank you for spotting it.
  4. The baptism register does not show Claude being...

    The baptism register does not show Claude being baptised with anyone called Horace or Violet, he was bapt 1st Aug 1907 at St Philip, Kensington and on the same day Mary Eleanor Connett and Bertie...
  5. I have changed the name on post #11 for you...

    I have changed the name on post #11 for you Lorraine, you can only edit yourself in the first 10 minutes after posting.
  6. Similarly, probate of Enrique in 1948 is granted...

    Similarly, probate of Enrique in 1948 is granted to his widow, she is not necessarily the only beneficiary so it might be worthwhile buying it.
  7. It would be worth buying the 1903 will, the son...

    It would be worth buying the 1903 will, the son Enrique was just the executor, there could be a multitude of beneficiaries.
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    Thankyou for your encouragement Janet :)

    Thankyou for your encouragement Janet :)
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    Thankyou Kat, I shall follow these up. There's...

    Thankyou Kat, I shall follow these up. There's Langley and a Leggett too which are also two of my ancestral names.
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    Looking on the Petworth Emigration Project...

    Looking on the Petworth Emigration Project website I see a Harwood wrote back from Canada, I shall have to get the book from the ligrary and find out more.
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    Thanks for your interest Carolyn. The brothers...

    Thanks for your interest Carolyn. The brothers stayed in the village, James died in 1823, Edmund became a cordwainer, Henry carried on in the blacksmithing business and so did Thomas, the exception...
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    Thanks for looking. I've checked the BT's without...

    Thanks for looking. I've checked the BT's without success :(
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    No trace of Alice Harwood

    Alice was named by my 4x great grandfather Thomas Harwood, blacksmith of Sutton,Sussex in his will made 2nd April 1813,probate Chichester 9 Jan 1817 as one of his daughters, the will can be seen...
  14. I notice you have a thread identical to this on...

    I notice you have a thread identical to this on another forum so have added a link to avoid wasting members' time finding facts that have already been found.

    Similar requests are on other places...
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    Thanks for the tip off, it's given me something...

    Thanks for the tip off, it's given me something to watch over breakfast.
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    The son is potentially still alive so I have had...

    The son is potentially still alive so I have had to remove his name where three members have named him.
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    Using that, I've found them in 1881 here...

    Using that, I've found them in 1881 here (Ancestry) in the High Street of Burntwood Edial and Woodhouses, Staffordshire:

    William G Jennings Head age 46 coalminer born
    Staff Tipton
    Matilda...
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    Your man was killed in a mining accident when a...

    Your man was killed in a mining accident when a "clod" fell on him in Ardwarke Main Colliery, there's an inquest report in the Sheffield Daily Telelgraph 6th Nov 1890 which says "on Saturday last"....
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    Frank Jennings married at Christchurch, Parkgate...

    Frank Jennings married at Christchurch, Parkgate 27th July 1890, age 19, bachelor, occupation Miner, of 34 Holm Flat Street, Parkgate. Father: William Jennings, labourer.

    (Julia was 25, of the...
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    The transcript of their marriage gives his age as...

    The transcript of their marriage gives his age as 18 therefore a birthdate of 1871 not 1860. His death reg says he was aged 18 in Dec quarter 1890, which gives a birth date of 1872. This narrow it...
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    It's Find My Past. Sometimes you can get free...

    It's Find My Past. Sometimes you can get free access to that or Ancestry via your local library, it differs from county to county, but worth looking into.
  22. It's here...

    It's here (the last two columns about the strike in Barnoldswick) though now I've looked again I realise it's 1895 so outside the period you mentioned.
  23. My 2x great grandfather, a weaver, moved towns...

    My 2x great grandfather, a weaver, moved towns (Yorkshire to Lancashire) after being involved in a long strike. I wouldn't have known why but for the fact he was arrested and fined for obstruction...
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    Berkshire burial index has Rachel Sturgess buried...

    Berkshire burial index has Rachel Sturgess buried 22 May 1853 St Mary, Kintbury (and an 11 week old infant of the same name the day before). William was buried at the same church 27th May 1856. both...
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    I'm too slow Anne!

    I'm too slow Anne!
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