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Offline MacGrigor

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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 02 August 18 16:40 BST (UK) »
I'll try it.
Lipman family of Aldgate - ends with Lewis Lipman (d. 1871, Bethnal Green), son of John Lipman 'late of Glasgow' (1856)
McGregor family of Fodderty - ends with Alexander McGregor (b. 1765, Fodderty), son of Murdoch McGregor and Kate Stewart

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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #10 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:05 BST (UK) »
Did you find it
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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #11 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:10 BST (UK) »
Nope, no luck. I could find just about every other John W. McGregor :(
Lipman family of Aldgate - ends with Lewis Lipman (d. 1871, Bethnal Green), son of John Lipman 'late of Glasgow' (1856)
McGregor family of Fodderty - ends with Alexander McGregor (b. 1765, Fodderty), son of Murdoch McGregor and Kate Stewart

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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #12 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:24 BST (UK) »
Surely you would be better looking for Helen with a more uncommon first name rather than John. 

I presume you tried both FindMyPast & Ancestry   :-\
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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #13 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:26 BST (UK) »
Are you using FindMyPast or Ancestry?

Sometimes surnames are mistranscribed. Creative searching can be fruitful!

You know her christian name is Helen, you know her year of birth and you know she was in Hornsey. Just search using those three facts and see what turns up.

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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #14 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:26 BST (UK) »
I searched for both names and drew a blank; I donít have FindMyPast so I used Ancestry.
Lipman family of Aldgate - ends with Lewis Lipman (d. 1871, Bethnal Green), son of John Lipman 'late of Glasgow' (1856)
McGregor family of Fodderty - ends with Alexander McGregor (b. 1765, Fodderty), son of Murdoch McGregor and Kate Stewart

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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #15 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:28 BST (UK) »
Have you searched  for John W and Helen S in Hornsey on FindMyPast?

I see Jen and Rosie have suggested the same.
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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #16 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:29 BST (UK) »
I donít have FindMyPast so Iíll have to make do with Ancestry. Itís not a must-have; I have her christening details at least.
Lipman family of Aldgate - ends with Lewis Lipman (d. 1871, Bethnal Green), son of John Lipman 'late of Glasgow' (1856)
McGregor family of Fodderty - ends with Alexander McGregor (b. 1765, Fodderty), son of Murdoch McGregor and Kate Stewart

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Re: 1864 christening
« Reply #17 on: Monday 06 August 18 16:30 BST (UK) »
Have you done as I suggested?

Christian name only, year of birth only,  living in Hornsey?

I assure you, that should find her  :)

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