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The Common Room / 1921
« on: Wednesday 01 December 21 17:29 GMT (UK)  »
I have been told that Kew have announced that Manchester Library and Cardiff will also be free hubs for the 1921 census. I think it will be like a stampede on January 6th but good to know for later on.

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The Common Room / Re: West Riding pauper lunatic asylum, Wakefield
« on: Friday 19 November 21 20:07 GMT (UK)  »
The new archive building is called The West Riding History Centre.
Stanley Royd opened in 1818 and closed 1984

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The Common Room / Re: West Riding pauper lunatic asylum, Wakefield
« on: Friday 19 November 21 20:00 GMT (UK)  »
The Asylum is posh flats, the Archives is a new building

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The Common Room / Re: West Riding pauper lunatic asylum, Wakefield
« on: Friday 19 November 21 19:58 GMT (UK)  »
It was later called Stanley Royd and Wakefield Archives do have the records

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The Common Room / Re: West Riding pauper lunatic asylum, Wakefield
« on: Friday 19 November 21 19:52 GMT (UK)  »
It is posh flats now

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Armed Forces / Re: Army cap
« on: Friday 12 November 21 10:57 GMT (UK)  »
Thank you, really interesting to know

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Armed Forces / Re: Army cap
« on: Thursday 11 November 21 23:28 GMT (UK)  »
Yes thats it

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Armed Forces / Army cap
« on: Thursday 11 November 21 19:20 GMT (UK)  »
Hello. while clearing my late father in laws house we found a black army cap with red piping and the badge of Royal Army Ordnance Corps which was his brothers unit as dad was in the Pay Corps. All the photos show them in khaki so we are wondering why the cap is black and how did he get to keep it? We found  letters about returning army property. It is surprising the amount of work that went into making a cap. I tried to attach a photo of it but it won't do it. Thank you

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The Common Room / Re: 1939 Register
« on: Friday 01 October 21 22:56 BST (UK)  »
Right thank you, she was put in accomodation but didn;t like it so found digs at Shelley Road in Preston

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