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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 15 April 18 23:40 BST (UK) »
So is there a different Bullsmoor Lane somewhere?

Or could the whole thing have been concocted at a later date (hoax or school project type thing)?
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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 15 April 18 23:41 BST (UK) »
I donít see the relevance of Catherine Bixby  ???

She might have been Catherine Short but is ruled out now as being Cathering Bixby until she married marriage.
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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #29 on: Sunday 15 April 18 23:49 BST (UK) »
The Bixby girl didnít marry Mr Short until 1952, at which point the register was updated with her new name.

So she can't be the right one can she?

Marriages Mar 1952   
BIXBY    Katherine E    SHORT       
Short    Frederick W    Bixby   
Stoke N'ton    5d   1724

Sorry, just seen previous post!
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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #30 on: Monday 16 April 18 00:29 BST (UK) »
There is a Bullsmoor off Nottingham Road in Belper, Derbyshire. It is a lane but doesn't look like you'd fit 64 or more houses there.
Strangely enough, on the opposite side of Nottingham Road, is Short Street.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Bullsmoor,+Belper+DE56+1JS/@53.0259797,-1.463825,276m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x4879f325fd065c81:0x289784d5bc49b663!8m2!3d53.0255216!4d-1.4638328
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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #31 on: Monday 16 April 18 00:40 BST (UK) »
There is a page on Fabebook for  the BBC Antiques Roadshow. It has the clip from the show. People have left comments below, including a gentleman who has left the following information:

"Catherine L Short was born in 1928 and she appears on the 1939 Register in Ruislip. Her father was Henry M Short and her mother was Elizabeth Short. I cannot find a death for her in the years following but she must have already died, otherwise her entry in the register would be blacked out."
I think he means redacted.

A lady has then posted this: '"on electoral registers in Ruislip up to 1963 at which time she was living at Field End Road."

Then this: "Thanks for all your hard work everyone! Youíve been brilliant! Weíll compile all the clues in the office 🤞 any more suggestions do email antiques.roadshow@bbc.co.uk"
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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #32 on: Monday 16 April 18 13:03 BST (UK) »
It was fascinating wasn`t it,but I can`t think why she could not take her things with her.
Years ago a little girl in my class at school contracted tuberculosis,she went to a sanatorium.
I don`t know about taking things with her,things  that went into the sanatorium could not come out.
I don`t know about things being fumigated,but her friends wanted to lend her books etc but it was not allowed.
Hope the mystery is solved. it seems likely there was  a sad ending.
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It could have been a case of wanting to make a treasure hunt, rather than not being allowed to take the things with her. She obviously had help from her parents to make the treasure hunt, maybe they were just doing it for the fun of it. Must be boring staying in bed all day at that age.

I am pretty sure it was said by the woman on A,R that the girl could not Take her things with her
Angelfish,because of ill health.
I don`t understand why at all.. Viktoria.


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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #33 on: Monday 16 April 18 13:51 BST (UK) »

It was fascinating wasn`t it,but I can`t think why she could not take her things with her.


I am pretty sure it was said by the woman on A,R that the girl could not Take her things with her
Angelfish,because of ill health.

I've just watched the entire section again.

It wasn't stated anywhere that she couldn't take her things with her.

In the letter she said that she was unwell and was going away and had decided to hide her things.
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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #34 on: Monday 16 April 18 16:34 BST (UK) »
On FreeBMD there is birth for Catherine L Short Mar Qtr 1928 mmn Lee in Romford

Also a marriage for Henry M Short and a spouse with surname Lee Sep Qtr 1921 Sunderland

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Re: Antiques Roadshow Treasure Hunt - Who was Catherine?
« Reply #35 on: Monday 16 April 18 16:53 BST (UK) »
On FreeBMD there is birth for Catherine L Short Mar Qtr 1928 mmn Lee in Romford

Also a marriage for Henry M Short and a spouse with surname Lee Sep Qtr 1921 Sunderland

Chris

This family were at 577 Field End Road Ruislip in 1939 and according to Anc* were still in Field End Road in 1962. If this is the family I'm not sure why the address is Bullsmoor Lane in 1940. Perhaps they were staying with relatives

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