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    £10 was a lot of money in those days! Not many...

    £10 was a lot of money in those days! Not many people would have been able to easily afford it ............... it would be over £1,000 in today's money.
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    tessie .............. I don't guarantee that they...

    tessie .............. I don't guarantee that they will be on there, but it's where I would look to start with.

    Ancestry carries the passenger lists for people leaving the UK, and it doesn't need...
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    Have you tried looking on Family Search for his...

    Have you tried looking on Family Search for his trip out, especially his arrival in Australia?

    Use the following link ..............

    https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list


    For...
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    I've discovered that some of my grandfather's...

    I've discovered that some of my grandfather's ancestors moved from Yorkshire into Lancashire in the 1830s, with the name Scholefield.

    Some time before 1841, some of them changed the spelling to...
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    It was quite legal in England at least to change...

    It was quite legal in England at least to change your name without doing anyhting more than announcing that "as from hence forth I, John Smith , will be known as James Black. I will not be...
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    His name could be Muller with an umlaut over the...

    His name could be Muller with an umlaut over the u, or written Mueller
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    Is this him in 1891?? Because now he says he's...

    Is this him in 1891??

    Because now he says he's a Musician. In 1881 He said he was a Dyer of Seal Skin Fur


    Adam Muller Head Married Male 39 1852 Musician Germany...
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    Val .............. Have you looked an Family...

    Val ..............

    Have you looked an Family Search. That's where I've found quite a lot of German/Polish etc records?

    Was he naturalized? It may be possible to find the papers.

    Once or...
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    Elaine ............. I did have a look on FMP,...

    Elaine .............

    I did have a look on FMP, where I have a sub that gives me access to their newspaper records.

    I couldn't find this for you ............. nor could I find one for myself...
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    I was just thinking that, GL :D

    I was just thinking that, GL :D
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    Family Search also carries passenger lists, but...

    Family Search also carries passenger lists, but is acting up with those as well. Go to their Collections List, select Canada, and look for Travel and Migration
    ...
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    There is apparently an obituary for Agnes in the...

    There is apparently an obituary for Agnes in the Victoria Times.

    I found this on Family Search ........... I think you can see an image but it tells me that the image is not available now, "please...
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    This looks like Norman in the 1921 Canada Census...

    This looks like Norman in the 1921 Canada Census

    Digitized page of Census of Canada, 1921 for e002877907

    Census Year: 1921
    Item Number: 4776038
    Surname: Elliott
    Given Name(s): Norman E
    Age:...
  14. Just for a laugh, I was Missy Weller for the...

    Just for a laugh, I was Missy Weller for the purpose ............... Missy is a relatively common name over here. Weller was the name of the creek that was on our cabin property, a name that was...
  15. If you really want to find out a) who might have...

    If you really want to find out a) who might have banned you, ie names of administrators, and/or b) the T&Cs to see if that was your transgression, there is a really sneaky way to do it.

    FB lets...
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    I was thinking more in terms of the names of...

    I was thinking more in terms of the names of parents and siblings of children, ages etc, especially ones back in the "old country", wherever that was.

    I know that some certificates that I've seen...
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    But is the information always true, or any more...

    But is the information always true, or any more true than on English certificates???
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    OC ............ I have a certificate where it...

    OC ............

    I have a certificate where it says "illegitimate" where the father's name should be.

    and I have seen a Parish Register entry where a father's name was written in, then crossed...
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    This is her birth registration from GRO Index ...

    This is her birth registration from GRO Index

    RICHARDS, LOUIE mmn MILL
    GRO Reference: 1901 J Quarter in REDRUTH Volume 05C Page 193
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    Good one, OC!! I've been thinking along...

    Good one, OC!!

    I've been thinking along possible similar relationships for our guy ............... my first thought was actually the man he was apprenticed to as cabinet maker. But no ...............
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    I assume you have looked on Family Search? ...

    I assume you have looked on Family Search?

    They seem to have a lot of German and Prussian records.
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    He could just have adopted it for some reason...

    He could just have adopted it for some reason unknown!!

    Possible reason ............ too many other people with the name James Henderson.


    OH's grandfather was a Welsh Methodist Minister,...
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    James Hamden Henderson or James Hadden...

    James Hamden Henderson or James Hadden Henderson???

    You have both names.
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    Travel was usually for work. Most of mine...

    Travel was usually for work. Most of mine travelled from agricultural areas to working in the spinning and weaving of the industrial revolution.

    More money for one, even if dirty and hard.
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    Cornish opc has the Parish Record for their...

    Cornish opc has the Parish Record for their marriage. It's free to use

    https://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/more-info/?t=marriages&id=1337193


    Alfred's father's name is shown...
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