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The Lighter Side / Odd find in 1939 register
« on: Today at 19:30 »
   I decided last night to check my grandfather's cousins in 1939, and found a rather surprising entry.
 I already had a suspicion that one of his female cousins might have been in a mental hospital in 1911, (I could not find her, but there were pointers) then she had another child in 1915, so I thought all was well. However, I found her in 1939 in the city mental hospital, listed with 3 others of the same name, 2 of her daughters, aged 32 and 33, and a spinster of 62, probably the husband's cousin.
    Has any one come across anything similar? Are records likely to be available, or would they still be closed? (If they exist)

   I meant to post this in the Common room, but I suppose it is OK here!

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The Common Room / Re: Can anyone tell me what kind of outfit she is wearing
« on: Tuesday 12 June 18 23:09 BST (UK)  »
   I was puzzled by the dress she is wearing, but the postulant dress certainly bears a resemblance. If she was born in 1924, the picture must have been taken in the early 1940s?

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Xin - I found it! (not very good at symbols.) It is a squarish symbol under the time line at the bottom right. It doesn't say what it is.

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The Common Room / Re: Moving about England in 1810 ish
« on: Sunday 10 June 18 21:44 BST (UK)  »
   I should think ship from the Tees would be most likely. (Crossed with Philip's post.)

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The Common Room / Re: What has happened to Findmypast?
« on: Sunday 10 June 18 21:35 BST (UK)  »
  That is also what I see if I look for the home page. I usually go straight to the search pages with bookmarks.

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Kent / Re: Help with Edmund File please
« on: Sunday 10 June 18 13:58 BST (UK)  »
   Edmund File did not die until 1856, so not Edmund Phillis.

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Kent / Re: Help with Edmund File please
« on: Saturday 09 June 18 22:48 BST (UK)  »
   Thanks Claire - there are a lot of Files/Viles all round that area, but as you say, no Edmund. I wonder if he gave himself that name?!

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Kent / Re: Help with Edmund File please
« on: Saturday 09 June 18 16:15 BST (UK)  »
   Thanks Carole - I think this man is going to remain a bit of a mystery, at least as far as his origins!

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Kent / Re: Help with Edmund File please
« on: Friday 08 June 18 22:20 BST (UK)  »
  I will check it out - thanks.

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