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Offline Squirt

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Advice on an obituary
« on: Thursday 16 March 06 18:44 GMT (UK) »
Dear All;

Just found out that my late cousin is buried in the Douglas Burrow Cemetery.  His name was Brian Murrell and passed away or was buried on June 22, 1979.  I believe he drowned while scuba diving.

I am hoping someone can advise me on where I may obtain an obituary.

Many thanks!
Cas

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Re: Advice on an obituary
« Reply #1 on: Friday 17 March 06 02:48 GMT (UK) »
Hiya Cas,

It appears the obituary of your late cousin Brian Murrell
should be in the Reading Room at the Manx National Heritage Library. www.gov.im/mnh/heritage/library/publicinfo/genealogists.xml
Manx Newspapers are also available at the:
British Library Newspaper Library, Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HE.
Tel: (020) 7412 7353 Email: newspaper@bl.uk Website: www.bl.uk



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Re: Advice on an obituary
« Reply #2 on: Friday 17 March 06 03:41 GMT (UK) »
Dear Christopher;

Many thanks for your kindness.  I shall take a look at the website and also email the Manx Library.  I see you helping others many times, I thank you for helping me!!!!!  Very much appreciated.

Take Care;
Cas

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Re: Advice on an obituary
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 19 March 06 06:20 GMT (UK) »
Hello Cas,

I hope you do not mind...I lit a candle for Brian at the Light a Candle site http://www.gratefulness.org/candles/enter.cfm?l=eng Others reading this thread may like to know of this site which was mentioned on a RootsChat thread some time ago.

All the Best,

Chris

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Re: Advice on an obituary
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 19 March 06 23:56 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Christopher, that was so very thoughtful of you.  Very much appreciated and the site is beautiful.

Cas

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Re: Advice on an obituary
« Reply #5 on: Monday 20 March 06 00:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi Christopher,

Thanks for highlighting this site, what a lovely idea, I lit a candle to.

Laurina
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