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Ayrshire / 1841 Census look up.
« on: Sunday 01 April 07 12:42 BST (UK)  »
Hi Everyone,
Could somebody please look up the 1841 Census for Archibald Baird, Archibald was originally from Ayrshire but moved to England at some stage, he married Mary Tapster in Sleaford, Lincs on 24/04/1845.
In 1851 Archibald was head Gardner & seedsman, Scotland.
1861 he was head gentlemans Gardner, Scotland, Ayre.
1871 he was head Gardner of 1 acre Scotland, Ayreshire.
Also anymore information in regards to this man & his family would be greatfully received.
Many thanks in advance.
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Lincolnshire Lookup Requests / Census look-up please.
« on: Saturday 31 March 07 12:58 BST (UK)  »
Hi Everybody,

Could ypu please look-up the following Census for me 1861/71/91 for the family of Baird.

1. The following information's taken from an 1852 Birth Certificate-as follows:
5/2/1852, Old Sleaford, Archibald, Father Archibald Baird, Mother Mary Baird Formerly Tapster.

hope you can help, i have nothing on Archibald Baird & Mary Baird nee Tapster, i have Lot's  on Archibald (Jnr).

Thanks in Advance.
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Armed Forces / 6th Battalion Somerset light Infantry.
« on: Saturday 31 March 07 09:52 BST (UK)  »
Hi Everybody,

I'm looking for anybody with any information on the 6th Battalion Somerset light infantry during the great war, in particulary 1918.
I'm extremely bogged down on this subject at the moment, so any information, photographs, war diaries etc, anything would be greatly appreciated.
I'm finding it a little hard at the moment as i live in OZ.

Thanks in advance everybody.
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Yorkshire (West Riding) Lookup Requests / 1861 Census Look-up.
« on: Saturday 31 March 07 08:35 BST (UK)  »
Hi All,

Could anybody please look up the following people for me in the 1861 Census. The Following details have been taken from the 1881 Census:

1. James Pickles, 47yrs, Born Howarth, York, England.
2. Elizabeth Pickles - Formerly Ingham, 45yrs, Born Ovenden, York, England.
3. Ingham Pickles, 24yrs, Born Ovenden.

Many Thanks.
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Armed Forces / 6th Btn Somerset Light Infantry.
« on: Wednesday 12 July 06 10:37 BST (UK)  »
Hi Everybody, I'm researching - 52887 Private Harry Pickles of the 6th Btn Somerset Light Infantry, Harry was KIA 11/09/1918 at the front line, Cambrin Sector, south of La Basee Canal. The 6th Somersets & 18th Gloucesters pushed the line forward a short distance on the 11th Sept 1918,
Capt C.H.Cook & LT'S F.W.Parsons & R.G.Benham were wounded, the latter dying of wounds.
Capt Cook was awarded the MC in this action.
Does anybody have a copy of the war diaries for this day or any photographs of the 6th Btn, or any interests or other relevant information about the 6th Btn Somerset Light Infantry or does anybody live near the regimental museum in Taunton any help would be appreciated as i live in OZ.
Thanks Smithy  ;)

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Armed Forces / 1/7Bn Duke Of Wellingtons Regiment.
« on: Saturday 24 June 06 06:23 BST (UK)  »
Would anybody have any information on the 1/7Bn Duke Of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regiment or the 49th division during the time of WW1, my G G Uncle was killed in action with this Battalion at the battle of the Somme.
His name was -  3742 Private Hartley Pickles.
Date of Death - 17/09/1916.
Any Information at all would be of help!
thank you in advance.
smithy.

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Lancashire / 81, Well'ith' Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.
« on: Monday 19 June 06 14:31 BST (UK)  »
Could anybody please tell me how long the Pickles family lived at - 81, Well'ith Lane, Rochdale. Lancashire? just by using the census.
Also does anybody know if this address is still standing? if so whereabouts?
Does anybody have any photo's of this address?
Also looking for the names of the local newspapers in 1916 - 1918, Where could the papers be viewed?
Anymore help in regards this subject would be welcomed.
I would be grateful for any help whatsoever as i live in OZ.
Thanks in Advance -  Smithy.
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Yorkshire (West Riding) / 1871 & 1901 Census Look - up's Yorkshire.
« on: Sunday 18 June 06 13:19 BST (UK)  »
Could somebody please look-up the following for me?
These details are taken from the1881 Census-

1.James Pickles, 47yrs, born Howarth, York, England.
2.Elizabeth Pickles, 45yrs, born Ovenden, York, England.
3.Inghan or (Ingham), 24yrs, born, Ovenden.
4.Albert, 16yrs, Ovenden.
5.Emma, 14yrs, Thornton.
6.John, 11yrs, Thornton.
7.Edgar, 8yrs, Warley.
8.Clement, 4yrs, Ovenden.
9.Laura, 1yrs, Ovenden.

Many thanks in advance.
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Lincolnshire / Death By Drowning.
« on: Wednesday 14 June 06 13:30 BST (UK)  »
My Great Great Grandfather Edward Skipworth b 20/01/1849
Drowned in the river Lud, Louth on the 28/12/1889.
Could anybody please tell me if it would be possible for me to look through old newspapers etc, to find the story or obituary
of the drowning? if so what newspapers? & Where would i find them? another problem i live in Australia, but i'm visiting the uk soon so i could do some research on this subject.
Any help in regards to this subject would be greatly recieved.
Thanks for your help.
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