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Ross & Cromarty / Census 1851 - occupation
« on: Tuesday 11 April 23 23:40 BST (UK)  »
On census 1851
I have this occupation listed for one of the ancestor:
Captain Kenneth MacLennan-
Farmer of 3 acres and ship owner.

I wanted to know if at the time it was considered poor or wealthy. Also I am confused with the difference between crofter and farmer.
Thank you in advance

New Zealand Completed Requests / NZ probates on Family search
« on: Sunday 24 March 13 22:37 GMT (UK)  »
This morning just read this newspaper article :

and immediately went to have a look on familysearch and I am currently browsing digitised copy of ancestors probates .. great :-)

Monmouthshire Lookup Requests / Bryngwyn look up please
« on: Monday 10 December 12 21:45 GMT (UK)  »
I am wondering if anybody is leaving near Bryngwyn in this forum

I am looking for a look up on Bryngwyn St Peter Cemetary headstone look up .. for the surname JONES and WATKINS for death in the early 19th century .. (Philip JONES, Ann WATKINS)

From a look on google map it seems it's a very small town ..

Thansk in advance

New Zealand Completed Requests / Teacher salary early 1900
« on: Monday 16 July 12 01:08 BST (UK)  »
I am looking where to find an official record of posting of teacher salary for 1900 period.

Is regional Education Boards got some official documentation ?

Thanks in advance for any information


New Zealand Completed Requests / Port Chalmers street numbering
« on: Wednesday 15 February 12 04:08 GMT (UK)  »

I have this entry in NZ electoral 1881 -
Property qualification: Port Chalmers, house, section 85, Scotia street.

Section 85 - what is the correspondance with current street numbering - how to find it and especially where ?????


New Zealand Completed Requests / House and suburb history search
« on: Saturday 14 January 12 00:13 GMT (UK)  »
I am doing search on the Wadestown suburb  (WELLINGTON).. especially Highland park area. Who can give me link, hint to  where to search.
I have sent an email to Wellington city archives .. and waiting for answers for the moment.... any other places to search.... any suggestions are welcome.

London and Middlesex / Missionnary school in London
« on: Wednesday 02 November 11 00:54 GMT (UK)  »
One of the ancestor I am studying is likely to have studied at Hartley House in London in early 1900

- The Hartley house  (other name is East London Mission Institute)  was  founded by Henry Grattan Guinness to train missionnaries.

I am looking for information and hints on how to access their archivals records (rolls and photo)  and also the actual location. I need to confirm this ancestor indeed attended the school and the dates ..

Thanks in advance for any help ...


New Zealand Completed Requests / PaperPast - which Newspaper for Alexandra
« on: Sunday 16 October 11 01:49 BST (UK)  »
I would like to know which newspaper was covering Alexandra ... I didn't success to sort it out in my PaperPast search ...

Any hints is welcome ...

I am searching the whereabouts of Charles Norman McDonald (and his wife Daisy ) who moved to live there in 1903

Thanks in advance

New Zealand Completed Requests / Dunedin Archives Lookup-COMPLETED
« on: Friday 23 September 11 01:38 BST (UK)  »
I have emailed serveral time the Dunedin archives to try to order a probate .. no success .. no answer to my emails ....

Are Dunedin archives closed ????

I am researching information on the will/probate  of Mary Ann JONES, from Menzies Ferry
I know from Paper past that the will was contested by the wife of one of her son (don't know the outcomes of the court case)

I have found 2 references of this will is :

1st Reference:
Probates and Letters of Administration
JONES Mary Ann - Menzies Ferry 1894 - 1894

agency series accession box / item sep record no. part alternative no.

DAFG  9066  D328  7 /   556 

Second reference : (R22106216)
Probates and Letters of Administration
title years
JONES Mary Ann - Menzies Ferry - Widow 1894 - 1894

agency series accession box / item sep record no. part alternative no.
DAFG  9071  D328  322 /   459   

Is there a difference between a probate and a will ????

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