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Offline Malcolm Bull

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Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« on: Tuesday 29 August 17 11:05 BST (UK) »
I have a John Walker [1804-1830] whose family were big in Brighouse, West Yorkshire in the 18th/19th century.  He married Francis (Fanny) Esther Penfold in 1829, and died [19th January 1830] in Naples on their honeymoon.

I am trying to find out where John was interred.  One on-line source implies that he was buried in the family church at Lightcliffe (near Brighouse), but the church records donít support this, and whilst his body may have been brought back to England (pickled in brandy, like Horatio Nelson?), there is no evidence to back this up.

My question is: where & how would I go about searching for burials of an Englishman in Naples, Italy in 1830?

Any advice / guidance would be appreciated
Surname interests:

Huntingdon: Bull / Shelford
Rotherham: Andrews / Steel
Easingwold: Snowball / Potter

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 September 17 09:33 BST (UK) »

I am beginning to suspect that I may not have posted this on the most appropriate Board. 

Can anyone suggest which would be a better location?
Surname interests:

Huntingdon: Bull / Shelford
Rotherham: Andrews / Steel
Easingwold: Snowball / Potter

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Offline ShaunJ

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 September 17 10:00 BST (UK) »
The Europe board is probably a better place for this.

There's an English cemetery in Naples https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Cemetery,_Naples
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Offline Malcolm Bull

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 September 17 10:35 BST (UK) »
Europe Board?
Surname interests:

Huntingdon: Bull / Shelford
Rotherham: Andrews / Steel
Easingwold: Snowball / Potter

Offline ShaunJ

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 07 September 17 10:38 BST (UK) »
UK Census info. Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Offline Malcolm Bull

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 07 September 17 10:46 BST (UK) »
Thanks for your help.  I shall post it there asap.

Malcolm
Surname interests:

Huntingdon: Bull / Shelford
Rotherham: Andrews / Steel
Easingwold: Snowball / Potter

Offline rosie99

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 07 September 17 11:20 BST (UK) »
You could ask the Mods to move it so it is not in two places  :)
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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #7 on: Friday 08 September 17 08:11 BST (UK) »
I did PM someone whom I believed was the moderator, to no avail
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Huntingdon: Bull / Shelford
Rotherham: Andrews / Steel
Easingwold: Snowball / Potter

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Re: Born in Yorkshire, died in Naples
« Reply #8 on: Friday 08 September 17 08:42 BST (UK) »
It's usually better to use the "Reply to Moderator" button? ;D
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