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Messages - Colin Cruddace

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: Margin note on PR burial
« on: Sunday 25 April 21 21:57 BST (UK)  »
My guess is that only the final record to be copied for the Bishop's Transcript is noted as copied, thus giving a starting point for the next batch.

Colin

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: Identify 1960's Singer Please
« on: Friday 23 April 21 22:21 BST (UK)  »
Fascinating thread and I can offer a new name, at least, I don't think she's been mentioned.
Can't remember much about her but she burst into fame about that time and, I think, faded just as quickly. I'll leave it to the experienced searchers to try and find her. She was called Sabrina.

Colin

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I think the first word is a form of address followed by the event.

Sir etc.

Colin

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Durham / Re: N.P. and N.R. in margin of a burial register
« on: Thursday 18 March 21 22:33 GMT (UK)  »
A tentative guess.

Burials in North Section P
until
Burials in North Section R

No Section Q.


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The Common Room / Re: Any thoughts or suggestions about this strange 1939 entry?
« on: Thursday 18 February 21 22:44 GMT (UK)  »
Would friends please meet at The Freemasons Masonic Hall, Upper Archer Street, Darlington, DL3 6LS prior to private burial.

Upper Archer Street is still there in Darlington.

Thanks barryd.

Yes it is still there but sadly most was demolished to make way for the town's inner ring-road, which was never completed. The house where I was born had a blue plaque raised. Unfortunately it said "To The Sports Hall", which had just been built.  ;D ;D

Colin

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The Common Room / Re: Any thoughts or suggestions about this strange 1939 entry?
« on: Tuesday 16 February 21 22:28 GMT (UK)  »
Hi pH, thanks very much for that, it could very well explain the odd entry. Pity it had to be my Gran's though.  :(

Hi DC, don't reproach yourself, at least you tried. You took me by surprise by coming up with the Bainbridge name. It is very relevant to my family, it is Benjamin Snr middle name, and his Dad was born John Crudace Bainbridge.

Best to all, and take care,
Colin

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The Common Room / Re: Any thoughts or suggestions about this strange 1939 entry?
« on: Monday 15 February 21 22:33 GMT (UK)  »
Hi all, and thanks very much for your help.

I'm sorry for the delay in getting back, I have been laid-low by a nasty stomach bug.
I am also sorry for not mentioning that I have all the research and do not need further help with that.
Knowing how avid RCers are in helping, it was a very basic mistake.

Thanks again,

Colin

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The Common Room / Re: Any thoughts or suggestions about this strange 1939 entry?
« on: Friday 12 February 21 22:52 GMT (UK)  »
Benjamin senior is Grandad. Benjamin junior is my dad.
William Cooper is unrelated to my Gran, but you have me completely puzzled when you say Benjamin 1915 has mother Bainbridge.

Many thanks for looking, very much appreciated.

Colin

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The Common Room / Re: Any thoughts or suggestions about this strange 1939 entry?
« on: Friday 12 February 21 21:56 GMT (UK)  »
Would you be okay with listing their names and where they lived so we can look at the entry?

Not a problem, but Grandad's first name is -???, surname Cruddace.
Grandma, Esther (Cruddace) Clark, because of later re-marriage.
Address 17 Upper Archer Street, Darlington, England.

Thanks Groom, that's what I thought would have happened.
She was very inventive with dates. Apparently always insisted that my Dad was a new year baby, even though she registered his birth as 2nd January.
I remember my Mam baking a special birthday cake for my Gran, with silver balls showing 60.
She said Gran had to apply for a birth cert. and found that she wasn;t as old as she thought, but 1877 in the 1939 is stretching things too far. Perhaps Grandad was having a bit of fun with it.  ;D

Colin

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