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The Common Room / Re: Adoption and the 1939 register
« on: Friday 27 November 20 10:37 GMT (UK)  »
Hi all

I have seen a family on 1939 with 2 children that have had the surnames changed afterwards an adopted written next to the names


Occupation Interests / Re: What was a Brewery Fireman in 1911?
« on: Wednesday 11 November 20 16:47 GMT (UK)  »
Which company and where?
It could be that he tended a boiler that provided Steam for a stationary engine on site. Also could be Steam provided to was out casks

The Common Room / Re: Searching for a company
« on: Wednesday 11 November 20 13:57 GMT (UK)  »
Hi Rena

Unfortunately the info on grace's refers to the company at Dorchester, but doesn't say anything about the Depots around the country


The Common Room / Re: Searching for a company
« on: Wednesday 11 November 20 10:11 GMT (UK)  »
Thanks for that ShaunJ. That is very helpful.

The Common Room / Re: Searching for a company
« on: Wednesday 11 November 20 04:29 GMT (UK)  »
The company is Eddison Steam Rolling Company of Dorchester, but I'm looking for the address of a depot they had in Leicester between 1935 and 1947


The Common Room / Searching for a company
« on: Tuesday 10 November 20 10:59 GMT (UK)  »
Hi all

Has anybody tried searching for a company rather than a person in the directories on ancestry or FindMyPast?



Family History Beginners Board / Re: Picksley & Sims Co Ltd
« on: Thursday 22 October 20 18:43 BST (UK)  »
Hi foxfold,_Sims_and_Co

Had you seen this on graces guide?



The Stay Safe Board / Re: Turkeys on crash diet..............
« on: Monday 05 October 20 11:12 BST (UK)  »
It was on the radio this morning about it

The Lighter Side / Re: An unexpected find!
« on: Monday 21 September 20 22:34 BST (UK)  »

Ive found myself on 2 trees alive and well. For some reason neither had my sister on there. The first tree I found I was speaking to the guy about something else. As the people below grandad was listed as private, I asked who he has listed as it was either dad and me or my uncle and cousin. He went into detail about dad and then about me. Had to laugh at the end because he gave my name and birth date and then said but of course that's you.



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