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Lincolnshire Lookup Requests / Amelia/Mildred Fulstow, born Killingholme, poss 1811
« on: Friday 16 October 09 13:31 BST (UK)  »
Sorry if the above seems vague, but this lady, my 3 times great grandma, is in the 1841 onwards censuses as either Amelia or Mildred, always as born Killingholme, and with varying dates of birth!
DOB could obviously vary if other members of the family spoke to the census taker, but I can't understand about forenames.
However, I'm certain I'm not mixing two people, as even when her forename changes, there is consistency in the other members of the family living with her.
To be honest, I don't even know if she was born a Fulstow or married one.  She got recorded as a widow on the censuses, but then so did her daughter Mary (from whom I'm descended), and I know from lookups other kind people have done that at the birth of each of her sons Mary was in the records as s single woman.
So, if anyone can suggest a resource other than the obvious (I've tried IGI & findmypast). or is willing to do a lookup to try to find Amelia/Mildred's birth and, if it happened, wedding, I'd be very grateful.
Just to add to the fun, Fulstow is often mis-recorded, whether because of illiteracy or pronunciation, quite often as Fulston, though I have seen other variants.  I have even tried the graveyards around Killingholme for Fulstows, with zero success!!

Leicestershire Lookup Requests / William Knight, born Leicester c.1852
« on: Friday 16 October 09 13:21 BST (UK)  »
Can anybody either suggest, or if they wouldn't mind, do a lookup in, any resources to help me try to find out more about William, my great grandfather?
I found him in 1881 first, living with my great grandmother and my grandfather Frank, who was 1 or less.  William was recorded as born 1852 in Leicester.
I can't see him in 1871, but in 1861 there's a lad of the right age (9) & down as born in Leicester living in Leicester as a boarder with John & Lucy Taylor & their daughter Harriet (25). 
Any help to try to find William's parents will be warmly appreciated.
Life gets complicated too, as despite what the 1881 census says William never actually married Sarah Smith, as I've recently found out, and Frank was actually registered as Frank Knight Smith, and by 1891 has two younger Smith siblings!
Many thanks in anticipation.

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