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Offline Marie Murphy

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Tracing ancestors
« on: Wednesday 07 February 18 11:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi I'm just wondering does anyone know how Ivan find birth and death records for an ancestor I have year and place of birth but no birth or death records and fathers name on her marriage certificate is different from her name on her first marriage any help please. Birth place is Birmingham

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Re: Tracing ancestors
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 11:54 GMT (UK) »
Hi Marie

Has the person now passed away?

If so you can put the name and year and we can have a look for you  :)

Or you can have a look on the Free BMD index which gives births, marriages, deaths.
Hinchliffe Huddersfield Wiltshire

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Re: Tracing ancestors
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 12:05 GMT (UK) »
Hi Marie
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Or you can have a look on the Free BMD index which gives births, marriages, deaths.

FreeBMD is a work in progress done by volunteers and stops in 1983, at the moment. The coverage of later years can be sparse, not all districts are covered and some are more complete than others.
WILSON; Lancs, Lanrks.
BERRY; Lancs.
BORASTON; Salop, Worcs,
TYLER; Salop, Herefords.

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Re: Tracing ancestors
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 12:58 GMT (UK) »
And of course most post 1983 births & marriages will involve people still living.

As Millipede says, we do need dates to help you with your general query, Marie; if you want help with particular [deceased] people, names as well please!!

And welcome to rootschat  :).
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON