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  1. Hi sue, Liz hasn't been on this site for a few...

    Hi sue, Liz hasn't been on this site for a few weeks so won't have seen this, I have sent her a message to alert her of your interest.
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    They've got it wrong, I've just checked the...

    They've got it wrong, I've just checked the register on Ancestry where it quite clearly says the will was proved. What they have sent you is the grant of probate NOT an Administration and neglected...
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    Great to see you back :) I can't help with your...

    Great to see you back :) I can't help with your query though. :(
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    Looking at the newspapers on Find My Past there...

    Looking at the newspapers on Find My Past there are some references to the Stourbridge Town Band and the Stourbridge Military Band
  5. I usually go to the drop down menu on Search,...

    I usually go to the drop down menu on Search, then select Card catalogue, put in the year I want eg 1851 and find the 1851 census then from that search page there is an option to put in Folio, Page...
  6. Thankyou everyone, plenty to think about there....

    Thankyou everyone, plenty to think about there. The photos were in a bagfull dad gave to my brother a few years ago with instructions to take the ones he wanted and to give the rest to me, nearly all...
  7. Thanks for looking Caroline. I thought...

    Thanks for looking Caroline.

    I thought Boilermann too, or maybe the words after "Remembering" are an attempt at "toujours" though of course that's French.
  8. Mystery man from Mousehold Heath (German?)

    Most of my father's National Service 1946/7 was spent at Mousehold Heath near Norwich where German POWs were waiting to be repatriated. I have several photos of him with his army colleagues and with...
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    Welcome to the forum Scott, I have removed your...

    Welcome to the forum Scott, I have removed your father's name as we don't name living people on this forum. I hope some of our members will be able to look into this for you.
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    I've changed the title of the thread for you.

    I've changed the title of the thread for you.
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    I doubt that anyone here will have her death...

    I doubt that anyone here will have her death certifcate. I've just searched for a burial on Lancs OPC, Ancestry & Find My Past but drawn a blank. Nothing in the newspapers either. I think you would...
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    Probably not, just the name & address of the...

    Probably not, just the name & address of the person administration was granted to, older admons have these details on the index entry anyway.
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    Someone whose mother is a DNA match with me via...

    Someone whose mother is a DNA match with me via my 4x great grandfather (and manages her mother's tree) has put my direct line on her tree right down to the present, including me and my brothers ...
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    Updated

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    I've got several, one main one, two separate ones...

    I've got several, one main one, two separate ones for particular surnames, another for working things out without messing up the main one, one for OH's DNA, two for local history, another for my...
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    Soemtimes you might be lucky and get an...

    Soemtimes you might be lucky and get an administration with will annexed (if for instance the executor has died or like one I have, a DIY will which did not name an executor) in which case they are...
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    Just the name and address of the person to whom...

    Just the name and address of the person to whom it was granted.
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    Still wating for one due 9th August.

    Still wating for one due 9th August.
  19. Agree with Crown St, but I think the occupation...

    Agree with Crown St, but I think the occupation is Fireman, the "man" part is identical to the "Seaman" in the baptism above it.
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    With a birth date of 1939 the son may well be...

    With a birth date of 1939 the son may well be still be alive so I have removed his name.
  21. Yes, I witnessed many wills when I worked in...

    Yes, I witnessed many wills when I worked in banking, nearly always covered over. Bank policy was to sign and also use the date stamp.
  22. Thanks Kat. I think Henry Harwood signed, yes...

    Thanks Kat. I think Henry Harwood signed, yes it's just the fact that the testator signed that they are witnessing.

    I'm trying to unknot the Harwood families around the Pulborough area, they have...
  23. I've been asked about where to find Sussex wills...

    I've been asked about where to find Sussex wills on Familysearch, here's the link

    Or you can search the catalogue with England, Sussex in the place field, Probate in the subjects field and...
  24. Probate was 1690, it was written in 168? - I'd...

    Probate was 1690, it was written in 168? - I'd forgotten that I can't read the final digit. There's a link in my first post if anyone fancies a look.
  25. Of course, I can see it now - every well bucket...

    Of course, I can see it now - every well bucket needs a rope and the "rackes" would be in the stable to hold the tack. Thankyou Sussex Maid - it's a Sussex will too!
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