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Glamorganshire / great g/m Gillard
« on: Tuesday 07 March 23 06:18 GMT (UK)  »
I have a death cert which shows my grt g/mother died in 1899 at the Union Workhouse Merthyr Tydifl, but am wondering if there is a way to find out how long she resided there.
Can anyone give suggestions, please.       Many thanks

Family History Beginners Board / meaning of a occupational description
« on: Monday 28 January 19 02:50 GMT (UK)  »
In tracing ancestors in LlanddewiBreifi/ Doethie Camddwr  1851 Census, I came across, in the occupation column, 686 acres, including sheep walk.
I am wondering if anyone is able to tell me what this sheep walk means and what it entailed, please.
Many thanks.  F & T

Family History Beginners Board / Location of probates
« on: Friday 28 September 18 10:35 BST (UK)  »
An ancestor died in1990 at Nailsworth Glos and the Probate was dealt with in Llandaff.
Can anyone, please, throw light on why this should be:   was it perhaps that executors resided in Llandaff area perhaps.
Many thanks

Family History Beginners Board / My grt aunt Ellen
« on: Friday 13 July 18 04:20 BST (UK)  »
I recently received death cert of G.A.Ellen who died North Curry Somerset 11 July 1870 aged 17.  Cause of death states ? Cerebro spinal fever 14 days certified.   I am wondering if anyone can throw a light on what the '14 days certified' means, please.     M.

Family History Beginners Board / marriage licences
« on: Friday 29 June 18 11:53 BST (UK)  »
My ancestors in 1785 at Winchcombe obtained and were married by  a marriage licence.    Can anyone tells me please why this licence would be necessary and would they have had to pay a fee, etc.
Many thanks. M

Family History Beginners Board / Llanwrtyd Brecon
« on: Saturday 10 December 16 06:59 GMT (UK)  »
Hello   would there have been a Llanwrtyd in Brecon in 1818 please, or would there have only been a Llanwrtyd Wells.     Can anyone throw a light on this please? :)   Mazza

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