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Would a kind soul please remove the words "OPC's own collection" from the attached image?
I put the words on the image several years ago, (at which time I was an OPC for Wiltshire) but now can't locate the original.  I would like to use the image but need the said wording removed as it doesn't apply now.

Sorry, a long winded explanation I know, but just in case anyone was thinking I might be doing something 'immoral'!


World War One / M2/182194 Private Harold Thomas Fry, Royal Army Service Corps
« on: Thursday 07 January 16 12:00 GMT (UK)  »
Iím researching the names on Wiltshire war memorials and have got stuck with this one:

M2/182194 Private Harold Thomas Fry, Royal Army Service Corps, 593 Mechanical Transport Co att. V111 Corps Heavy Artillery. 
Killed in action 12 April 1918 age 33, commemorated Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium, Grave Ref 111.E.15

593 Mechanical Transport Company was formed in October 1915; an Ammunition Column for 33rd Brigade RGA, they served in France under XIV Corps and VIII Corps as ďHĒ Siege Park

Can anyone help by telling me where Private Fryís unit was on 12 April when he was killed and hopefully what was happening there?  Iíve been going round in circles on this.

Many thanks

Bucket loads of information on
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History of the parish
Baptisms, marriages, burials
Kelly's Directories
School Admissions and Log Books
WW1 and WW1 Casualty Biopics
Slate Clubs
etc etc
Plus photo galleries

Wiltshire / School Admissions Registers - Semley and East Knoyle
« on: Thursday 19 November 15 14:38 GMT (UK)  »
School Admissions Registers for Semley and East Knoyle can be found at

These can be especially helpful because (a) the child's date of birth is given in almost all cases and (b) the date they left school and (c) where they moved to (if they left the parish), plus parent or guardian's name.

There are more to follow those already on line in due course.

Wiltshire Resources & Offers / New Website
« on: Thursday 08 October 15 16:44 BST (UK)  »
Hello to all,
Some Rootschatters will know me from the Wiltshire OPC project where I have been a volunteer since its inception about 6 years ago.  I recently decided it was time to 'go solo' so my new website has been launched today at

I hope there will be something for both new and 'old' researchers on the site - so please check in from time to time.

Best wishes

I am researching William Harry Long born Charlton Marshall Dorset:

Missing pieces:  1901 Census and maiden name of wife.  Can anyone help please?

Birth registered Sept Q 1877 Blandford Reg District 5a 251 (listed as William Charles Long)

1881 Census - Newtown, Charlton Marshall, Dorset.  Age 3.  Fatherís occupation Woodman
1891 Census - Newtown, Charlton Marshall, Dorset.  Age 13, occupation Woodman
1901 Census - ?????
1911 Census - Hugglerís Hole, Semley.  Lodger.  Age 33, single, Railway Porter

Wife Mary Ann Long (Semley Electoral Register 1917 & 1918) Maiden name ?????

Many thanks

Surrey / Hindhead War Memorial
« on: Saturday 06 June 15 17:39 BST (UK)  »
Is it possible that anyone has the list of names of the WW1 casualties on the Hindhead War Memorial please?  Or can tell me where I can find the names.

Thank you.


Can anyone help me find this family in 1891 please.  I'm going mad!  I have found them in 1901 and 1911.  Thank you.  LC

Lampard James Head m 64 Shepherd East Knoyle Wilts
Lampard Ellen Wife m 37 East Knoyle Wilts
Lampard James Son 5 Scholar East Knoyle Wilts
Lampard Ellen Dau 3 East Knoyle Wilts
Lampard John Son 4m East Knoyle Wilts

Wiltshire Completed Lookup Requests / Donhead St Andrew War Memorial
« on: Wednesday 27 May 15 15:46 BST (UK)  »
Would a kind person living in or near Donhead St Andrew be able to get a list of the names on the war memorial in the churchyard for me please?  I found this quote on a website, but no actual names:

"The Donhead St Andrew War Memorial commemorates ten men, of whom two are brothers, from the First World War, and five from the Second World War."

Thank you very much

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