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Thanks

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The Common Room / What does oppd mean in parish records?
« on: Yesterday at 11:48 »
I am looking at a number of (early) parish records.
E.g. John Cock oppd Innholder
I think it means of this parish or town but would like to know exactly what it means

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The Common Room / Unusual find
« on: Thursday 02 September 21 11:37 BST (UK)  »
I was googling this morning and came across this chest that belonged to my ancestor Rev George Boyce
https://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique/mahogany_chest_on_chest_tallboy/as385a370
A bit pricey though

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Cheshire Lookup Requests / Re: Silas Washington
« on: Friday 11 June 21 22:28 BST (UK)  »
Haha that is my upload to genenanet

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Cheshire Lookup Requests / Re: Silas Washington
« on: Thursday 10 June 21 22:50 BST (UK)  »
Good spot. Quite often these children of unmarried mothers masquerade as siblings

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Armed Forces / Buried in Gaza
« on: Tuesday 18 May 21 12:21 BST (UK)  »
My late grandmotherís cousin William Abraham Holmes. He was a private in the Welsh Regiment.
Apparently buried in Gaza Cemetery. And whatís worse is ther is still bloodshed there

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: Who is William Cavie's wife?
« on: Sunday 31 January 21 11:54 GMT (UK)  »
Thanks

Yes they are Cís

It must be neaster or similar, I think it is written like that, should be Easter, a variant on Hester

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Who is William Cavie's wife?
« on: Saturday 30 January 21 16:55 GMT (UK)  »
Attached is an extract from some burials
Willi Ceavi's burial is there  (William Cavie)

Two entries above is the burial of his wife
What is her name?

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Cheshire / Re: Windmill Square - Macclesfield
« on: Wednesday 11 November 20 22:19 GMT (UK)  »
I recently found some more information about one of the people I mentioned in this thread way back when. I include here in case anyone findss the thread and wanted to add to my previous information.

This concerns Ellen Swindells, who took over the provisions dealer shop on the corner of Windmilll Street and Black Road. She was named by Edward as his sister in law, yet tracing her back seemed problematic, the range of different birthplaces was wide, at her second marriage she gave her father's name as Thomas Oliver.

Well I eventually found that she was born to Thomas Oliver and Jane Lomas. They appear tio have posssibly had two marriages , 1809 in Bakewell  and 1819 in Hartington, both Derbyshire.
Ellen was born about 1812, no baptism found. I the previous marriage was not this couple then it explains why Ellen LOmas married James Jackson in 1833.

James died in 1867, and Ellen remarried Samuel Swindells in 1868, but he died 18 months later.

I am glad to have partly sorted this out,though it hasn't helped me trace the Jacksons back!

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