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Surrey / Re: Baptism at age 25???
« on: Tuesday 27 March 18 04:52 BST (UK)  »
Rebecca Hazard Waugh, Christened/Married 13 March 1813, Parish Church, Alston, Cumberland. At birth Rebecca's parents were described as "Lapsed Quakers."

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The Lighter Side / Re: .s.d (C) multiplication
« on: Tuesday 27 March 18 02:57 BST (UK)  »
My only major collection of Pounds, Shilings and Pence now lives in a Standard Lamp. When I emigrated from the Mother Country I brought over a very large collection of half pennies. Bought a Standard Lamp over here but it was unstable. Took it apart filled the base with half pennies. Now it is very stable.

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United States of America / Re: Court records assistance please
« on: Wednesday 21 March 18 18:31 GMT (UK)  »
Massachusetts, Naturalization Records, 1906-1917
Description
Petitions and Records of Naturalization's of the U.S. District and Circuit of Massachusetts.

Family Search.org

Ancestry and others have the same but membership required.

Information on my own certificate:

Birthdate
fair complexion
blue eyes
brown hair
5ft 11 ins
195 lbs
visible marks - none
married
country of former nationality
where court of naturalization
my residence
date of naturalization
Clerk of the Court
Deputy Clerk of the Court

On getting a US passport I needed to produce certificate
If I am applying for Concealed Weapons Permit will need to show certificate but not in Vermont. 




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The Lighter Side / Re: Are most people not interested in family trees?
« on: Wednesday 21 March 18 17:02 GMT (UK)  »
Most people seem to be uninterested in general.

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Huntingdonshire Lookup Requests / Re: John Baumgartner 1861
« on: Tuesday 27 February 18 01:46 GMT (UK)  »
George Algernon Baumgartner born 2 March 1850, High Coniscliffe, Darlington, County Durham. Married Trincomalee, Ceylon to Florence Harper 16 Nov 1878. Five known children of this couple. Two known to have been born in Ceylon - George Samuel Knight Baumgartner  born 1880 Jaffna, sister Florence Alice 23 July 1881, Kegalla. 

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Sussex / Re: Deciphering an occupation
« on: Sunday 21 January 18 04:03 GMT (UK)  »


Milliner - a person who makes or sells (usually) women's hats.

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Family History Beginners Board / Re: Cape Colony 1867 - 1870
« on: Saturday 20 January 18 04:26 GMT (UK)  »
 British Troops during the second (1806-1910) British occupation of the Cape Colony .............................
it looks like British Troops were finally pulled out in 1910.





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Family History Beginners Board / Re: Cape Colony 1867 - 1870
« on: Saturday 20 January 18 03:46 GMT (UK)  »
There was the Free State-Basotho Wars 1858-1868. The Boers v the people of  Basutoland. The British eventually made Basutoland a "Protectorate". Protectorates need armies to "protect" them. This is possibly why soldiers were there. Or they were there because the Cape Colony was British and the British sent troops to wherever they wanted to.

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