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Offline genjen

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On This Day in April - Our ancestors' anniversaries. Please join in.
« on: Sunday 31 March 13 14:00 BST (UK) »
Another month seems to have slipped by in a flurry of births, deaths, marriages and other significant days in our family trees.

It being April in some parts of the world already, I thought I'd best get on with creating the new thread for this month's anniversaries.

I hope those who have been doing so will keep posting and that there will be some new people joining us in this bit of harmless fun.  :D
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ESS: Howe French Cant Annis Noakes Turner Marshall Makerow Duck Spurden Harmony
SCT: Howe Shaw Raitt Milne Forsyth Birnie Crichton Duncan McBeath Daniel Hay Robertson Jaffrey Smith McDonald Alexander Craighead
NRY: Bushby Smith Bland Iley Cunion Kendrew Thornbury Favell Lonsdale Crossland Rudd Pratt Gibson
WES; Dickenson Jackson Ewbank Waller
STS: White
SRY: Knight
DUR: Smith Littlefair
HAM: Williams Grose Lush Venson

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Re: On This Day in April - Our ancestors' anniversaries. Please join in.
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 31 March 13 14:46 BST (UK) »
Just bookmarking, so I know where to go tomorrow  ::)

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« Reply #2 on: Monday 01 April 13 09:28 BST (UK) »
One birth today;  a 2nd cousin 1R, Caroline Alice Ralph born in Hackney in 1896, daughter of Mark and Isabella (nee Read). Caroline is with the family on 1911 census and then after that I've lost her.  There is a possible death in 1971 but in Cleveland......a long way from home!
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: On This Day in April - Our ancestors' anniversaries. Please join in.
« Reply #3 on: Monday 01 April 13 11:40 BST (UK) »
Also just making my mark, no really interesting ones for a few days when I have a whole load around the same time. 
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« Reply #4 on: Monday 01 April 13 12:26 BST (UK) »
Nothing much for a few days genjen, but I'll be staying aboard. Being part of this thread has made me look again and only yesterday I received a photo of my 5xG grandfather's grave, which was a result of one of those looks.
SCOTLAND: Wardlaw Steen/Stein Tweedie McBride McEwan Pate/Peat Brown Somerville Bishop Farier/Ferrier Wood  Torrance Gibb Ross Dunlop Downs Richardson Ramsey Story Snaddon/Sneddon Auld Allan McLean McInnes Mason Law Lawson Kerr Cockburn Christie Ballingall Wardrope Weir Wallace Scott.
IRELAND: Welsh Clifford Lee Allingham Keane Dale Robinson Greer McVey Bingham Skelton Carson Broomfield Clark McEwan/McKeown McCreary McLaughlan.
YORKSHIRE: Cudworth Smith Cope Coulton Hainsworth

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« Reply #5 on: Monday 01 April 13 13:17 BST (UK) »
I have only the one today as well.

Margaret Raitt was baptised in 1819, Old Machar Aberdeenshire. A 4 x great aunt about whom I know nothing other than that she married John Thow in 1852. Maybe I should have a look at censuses to see what family she had, if any......
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ESS: Howe French Cant Annis Noakes Turner Marshall Makerow Duck Spurden Harmony
SCT: Howe Shaw Raitt Milne Forsyth Birnie Crichton Duncan McBeath Daniel Hay Robertson Jaffrey Smith McDonald Alexander Craighead
NRY: Bushby Smith Bland Iley Cunion Kendrew Thornbury Favell Lonsdale Crossland Rudd Pratt Gibson
WES; Dickenson Jackson Ewbank Waller
STS: White
SRY: Knight
DUR: Smith Littlefair
HAM: Williams Grose Lush Venson

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« Reply #6 on: Monday 01 April 13 13:22 BST (UK) »
I thought I had dozens for today, until I realised my search was picking up 11 and 21 April too.  ::)

Thomas Pemberton my g.g.uncle was born in Kingsley, Frodsham, Cheshire in 1850

Francis Collett my 5 x g.g.uncle was baptised in Eye, Suffolk in 1715

Elizabeth Stanton my 3 x g.g.aunt was baptised in Heckington, Lincolnshire in 1810

Elias Dyke my husbandís 4 x g.grandfather was baptised in Hatton, Warwick in 1770

Elizabeth Hobson (nee Lodge) the 3rd wife of my g.g.uncle died in Manchester in 1941


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« Reply #7 on: Monday 01 April 13 13:40 BST (UK) »
Not a relative but a lady i worked with many years ago was born at 5 past midnight. Because her father didn't want her to celebrate on 1st April he put the hands on the clock back 10 minutes, the doctor duly noted her birth as 31st March.
She was told by her aunt about this when she was well into her 50's. She died in 1999 age 84.
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« Reply #8 on: Monday 01 April 13 17:34 BST (UK) »
Born today, in 1821 according to parish records (but on the IGI, 1826 !) ... Samuel Trowbridge, my 2x great grandfather.   Born in Witchampton, Dorset.    I know quite a bit about his family, (his father being one of my Ambrose Trowbridges !) but very little about him.   Obviously work to be done.
Dorset/Wilts/Hants: Trowbridge Williams Sturney/Sturmey Prince Foyle/Foil Hoare Vincent Fripp/Frypp Triggle/Trygel Adams Hibige/Hibditch Riggs White Angel Cake 
C'wall/Devon/France/CANADA (Barkerville, B.C.): Pomeroy/Pomerai/Pomroy
Som'set: Clark(e) Fry
Durham: Law(e)
London: Hanham Poplett
Lancs/Cheshire/CANADA (Kelowna, B.C. & Sask): Stubbs Walmesley

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