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Lancashire / Re: Schools in Gorton/Openshaw 1910
« on: Wednesday 29 August 18 22:49 BST (UK)  »
Thankyou both for your replies.


Lancashire / Schools in Gorton/Openshaw 1910
« on: Wednesday 29 August 18 21:40 BST (UK)  »
Can anyone point me in the right direction please?

I'm trying to find what schools would have been open around 1910 in Gorton and Openshaw and if any admission logs still survive. If anyone knows where these would be stored too, it would be extremely helpful.
Thank you, Regards

World War Two / Re: WW2 records
« on: Sunday 21 January 18 15:03 GMT (UK)  »
Thank you for the reply,
So she just sends a copy of his death certificate and they will be able to trace his records from that?

Best wishes

World War Two / WW2 records
« on: Sunday 21 January 18 13:20 GMT (UK)  »
I'm just about to apply for my maternal grandads (& adopted dad) army records.
I am fortunate enough to have his army number and unit.

My friend would love to apply for her grandads records too but hasn't got a clue what unit he was in, never mind army number. Is there any way she could find out & still apply?

Best wishes

US Completed Requests / Re: California Wills
« on: Sunday 24 September 17 18:05 BST (UK)  »
Thank you,

I now know Adeline Wright Kynaston died 14/3/1951 and was buried in Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles.

The link you provided says that county do not have any records online, so I will have to email them and see how to get a copy of the will. I know the Kynaston family left a large size will which had to be shared by various relatives in the UK.

Thanks for your help, best wishes

US Completed Requests / California Wills
« on: Sunday 24 September 17 17:14 BST (UK)  »
I'm looking for a will of a person who died 1951 in California. At the minute I don't know where she died or how to look for the will.

Does anybody know how/where to find the information? Thanks in advance.

Thank you for the replies :) . I will have a look at who they could possibly be now.

Thanks again, best wishes

Could anyone help with dating these photos. I know who the woman is in pic 4. She (Bella) lived 1884 to 1959. These others are her relatives but I don't know if they're siblings or parents.

Thank you in advance

Yorkshire (West Riding) / Re: Mirfield
« on: Sunday 15 February 15 18:36 GMT (UK)  »
Thank you again everyone for all the information.

This family is definitely a challenge! The one thing that is puzzling me is why the name change from Drake to Oates? She didn't marry (or I cannot find a marriage). She is listed as single woman on marriage and census. She hasn't moved miles to hide from some one either.

Best wishes

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