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Offline Heather D

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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #45 on: Thursday 13 February 14 23:38 GMT (UK) »
So sorry to hear this, condolences to Mike's family. I haven't been around much lately but I considered Mike a friend who brightened up my inbox with daft humour and tantalising snippets about my Leicestershire families. I will miss him :(
Nottinghamshire: Willmott, Williams, Oldham, Padgett, Burden, Stokes, Huskinson, Tuckwood, Morley, Barnett
Lincolnshire: Foster, Dennis, Mowbray
Leicestershire: Mowbray,Hudson, Tuckwood
Derbyshire: Starbrook
Somerset: Willmott, Elliott
Cork:Driscoll, Murphy
London Surrey:Driscoll, Cheesman
London Kent:Cheesman
Kent:Cheesman, Davis, West, Hills, Kneller, Bones, Eastup

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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #46 on: Thursday 13 February 14 23:39 GMT (UK) »
Rachel, I haven't been on here for a few weeks, so have only just read the news. I am so sorry to hear that your dad Mike (or milkyman as I fondly nicknamed him) has passed away. I started to trace my tree in 2005, he helped me so much, always there to offer advice, he spent so much of his time helping everyone, a true gentleman in every sense of the word. He will be truly missed. My sincere sympathy to you and your family. RIP Mike xxxx
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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #47 on: Thursday 13 February 14 23:55 GMT (UK) »
So sorry Rachel, as you say he helped many including myself on numerous occasions and went out of his way always well above expectations he will be sadly missed.  :'(

I loved it when he answered one of my questions, especially being a Leicestershire lass myself, I was only reading one of his emails today that he had sent some time ago with lots of information he had got for me , seeing his name always made me feel like I was 'back home' for a while.

My condolences to yourself and all who loved him
Leicestershire:Chamberlain, Dakin, Wilkinson, Moss, Cook, Welland, Dobson, Roper,Palfreman, Squires, Hames, Goddard, Topliss, Twells,Bacon.
Northamps:Sykes, Harris, Rice,Knowles.
Rutland:Clements, Dalby, Osbourne, Durance, Smith,Christian, Royce, Richardson,Oakham, Dewey,Newbold,Cox,Chamberlaine,Brow, Cooper, Bloodworth,Clarke
Durham/Yorks:Woodend, Watson,Parker, Dowser
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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #48 on: Friday 14 February 14 09:39 GMT (UK) »
"Greetings" Rachel. So sorry to hear about your dad. He helped me a lot with my elusive Leicestershire runaways. Giving me far more information than I had asked for.
 I'am sure he will have found all the answers very best wishes to you all.
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Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #49 on: Friday 14 February 14 12:42 GMT (UK) »
Hi Rachel,

So sorry to hear of Mikes passing, he will be missed by many. When i first started doing my family tree he was really helpful and encouraging and nothing was too much trouble. May he rest in peace.

Katwoo :(
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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #50 on: Tuesday 18 February 14 00:56 GMT (UK) »
So very sad to hear, Rachel...although I have no family concerns in Leicester I did run into him from time to time and he was always pleasant and cheerful. Deepest sympathies.

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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #51 on: Tuesday 18 February 14 17:52 GMT (UK) »
I am very sad to hear that your father passed away, he had helped me quite a few times and I appreciated all his help. He will be missed. :-[ :'(

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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #52 on: Wednesday 19 February 14 19:18 GMT (UK) »

I am very sad to hear that your father passed away, he had helped me lots of  times and I appreciated all his help. He will be sadly missed by me and all on rootschat god bless you

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Re: Mike from Leicester
« Reply #53 on: Saturday 22 February 14 00:25 GMT (UK) »
I am so very sorry but have only just seen this post. 

I exchanged many pm's with your dad over the years and he was a wonderful help on all things Leicester and will be very sadly missed.

My deepest sympathy to you and all your family
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