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London and Middlesex / MYOPIC SCHOOL HAMMERSMITH 1915
« on: Tuesday 30 January 18 17:13 GMT (UK)  »
I feel really sad, I have just found my fathers school record, Barbly Road, (Ladbroke Grove)
admitted 09/03/1914 and on 16/04/1915 he was discharged to Myopic School Hammersmith, does anyone know where this would be and where the records are please

Bit of the history
My father always had poor eyesight, he apparently had 14 operations on his eye till during an operation a nerve was severed, so he believed, and that was passed to me, he always worked and in 1958 was made redundant from the United Dairies Shirland Road where he had been a groom for some years till they mechanised,  he was then give a disabled card and registered blind, this broke his heart, but, after 2 years at a blind centre in Waterloo he was given a "taxi boys cabin" by the side of Praed Street, (Paddington Station) he sold anything the taxi boys wanted ice cream, drinks cigarettes and anything they asked for , he and my mother worked there till he was 70, they made very good friends with the taxi boys as my mother called them

I digress but I want to know more about the myopic school if possible

Thank you

Louisa Maud

London and Middlesex / SURNAME HYEEX
« on: Friday 26 January 18 15:23 GMT (UK)  »
Can anyone make out what name this is 1851 London PLEASE, living in household of Ann Darby born 1813

I cannot find the child or parents under this surname

Thank you in anticipation

Louisa Maud

« on: Friday 19 January 18 10:27 GMT (UK)  »
1881, I am trying to trace my Mitchell family, missing so far on 1881, but I do know round about that time they moved to


I know there were definitely there by 1886 but I cannot find it listed, I have no idea where it is in Essex

This will tie up with a message on London Middlesex looking for Mitchell on 1881 and a missing son

Thank you in anticipation, any help much appreciated

Louisa Maud

« on: Thursday 18 January 18 21:18 GMT (UK)  »
For Some peculiar reason I cannot find my Mitchell family on 1881, I do have details on all other census

1871 I have  living 3 Duff Street Poplar
Eliza aged 26 Mitchell born Limehouse
George W son aged 4 born poplar
William  R son aged 3 Poplar
Elizabeth A dau aged 2mths Poplar

1891 just initials for this family some are difficult but a long time ago someone helped me sort them out RG12/1317 Folio 104 Page 6

6 Cundy Street Canning Town
Eliza 53 born Stepney
Arthur aged 18 born?
John aged 14 West Ham
Florrie 12 West Ham

1911, shown 10 children, 9 alive 1 deceased
15 Columbo Road West Ham/ Plaistow
Eliza aged 68 wid
John aged 24
Florence 22 on this census all born London

One child born 1877 Henry Stephen is on 1891 census aged 13, initials  only,   I  found this child by accident by checking on maiden names on ONS, he was registered 1877 Dec qtr Poplar,  after 1891 there are no more sightings of Henry Stephen . I have found quite a  few baptisms for some of the 9 siblings except those poss baptised in Essex

 I have done years of work on this Mitchell family but 1881 and the child Henry Stephen is really giving me problems, any idea folks?

Louisa Maud

The Common Room / MARRIAGES
« on: Monday 13 November 17 13:23 GMT (UK)  »
This is probably a stupid question but I can't find out where to go

I have a marriage
June qtr
ref 6b 315
It only shows up 3 names for a marriage
George Coates, Edwin Loton and Elizabeth Stubbs, no 4th name listed

Where can I find the forth name missing please

I am sure I used to find any cross reference but so far to now avail, must be having a S M !!

Louisa Maud

The Lighter Side / One lives and learns
« on: Saturday 21 October 17 15:49 BST (UK)  »
After about 12 years of being a Rootschatter I have just discovered how to get rid of "unread posts" and "new replies", really cannot believe it has passed me by all these years

Louisa Maud

Europe / Gottfried HASLEBACKER of Switzerland
« on: Tuesday 10 October 17 16:02 BST (UK)  »
Gottfried Haslebacker married Elizabeth Caroline Ellis 1888, Westminster

Gottfried was born circa 1862 in Switzerland, father Johann Haslebacker

Gottfried  was purported to have gone back to Switzerland , I have no idea of the date but it is assumed he died in 1928 in Switzerland

Elizabeth Caroline went on to marry Neils Gregerson in 1914 Marylebone

Any help much appreciated

Louisa Maud

Europe / Neils Gregerson of Denmark
« on: Tuesday 10 October 17 15:55 BST (UK)  »
Neils Gregerson married Elizabeth Caroline Ellis 1914 in Marylebone, he was born in Denmark
his father is shown as Soren Christian Gregerson

Neils born circa 1878 Denmark died in 1927 Leyton

Any help much appreciated

Louisa Maud

Technical Help / NO EMAIL REPLIES
« on: Friday 06 October 17 16:35 BST (UK)  »
I have seen this heading somewhere before but can't find the connection

I am, all of a sudden, not getting replies to my emails , I have checked on my profile and all seems OK, this is only since yesterday

Louisa Maud

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