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Canada / Help with family COMPLETED THANKS
« on: Monday 21 November 11 14:33 GMT (UK)  »
Hi
    I have just discovered a great uncle of mine a William Tate Willson b 2 Mar 1883 in Hogsthorpe Lincolnshire England, and died 30 Aug 1968 in Vancouver British Columbia. His parents were John Henry Willson and Elizabeth Jane Short.
From the info that I have from the IGI it appears that he married a Clare Jenkins  but I cannot find a marriage in the UK

Can anyone help with any info about this family, Children, Occupation Marriage details in fact anything would be appreciated. I do not even know when he moved to Canada.

Many thanks  Steve

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / What date and type of dress is this?
« on: Saturday 19 November 11 10:41 GMT (UK)  »
Can anyone date this photo? also what type of dress is this. Is it a Mourning gown? It looks very expensive, and do the crosses and beads signify anything.
In short what can you tell me about the lady and her dress her name is Eunice Sanderson owner of Ivy House, a previous post (Where is this house located?  this section)

Thanks Steve

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Technical Help / Photo database reqd COMPLETED THANKS
« on: Tuesday 15 November 11 13:57 GMT (UK)  »
Hi
    I am looking for a means of storing several thousand photos, but want to be able to access the by name, area or date. I want something simple not a full blown database or web attached like Picasa from Google. any suggestions

Thanks Steve

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Lincolnshire / Shop in church Street Amcotts
« on: Saturday 12 November 11 19:04 GMT (UK)  »
Does anyone remember the shop that was I believe, more or less opposite the church in Amcotts. I am trying to locate a picture or pictures taken around 1915 or earlier of Church Street to compare with ones that I have


Thanks Steve

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / where is this Hotel? COMPLETED THANKS
« on: Saturday 12 November 11 11:32 GMT (UK)  »
!st Photo this is quite an old photo but I hope someone can tell me where it is. The sign says Hotel with something like "*crawford "below. any suggestions ?

2nd photo probably the same village but I'm not sure can anyone date these or better still identify the location.
Both photo's are in Lincolnshire.

Thanks Steve

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This is a Property believed to have once been occupied by my Great Great Grandfather but I have no idea where it is or was.
It is quite a distinctive house, I am almost certain that it was in the Scunthorpe area of Lincolnshire possibly near Bromby but that is all the info that I have and also the only photo.
Any help as to the date or location would be appreciated.

Thanks   Steve

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Yorkshire East Riding Resources & Offers / Offer: Aughton Parish Records
« on: Tuesday 01 November 11 13:48 GMT (UK)  »
I have a copy of the Aughton Parish Records by The Yorkshire Parish Register Society  from 1610 to 1813 and am wiling to do any reasonable lookups.

   Steve

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Lincolnshire / Non conformist puzzle COMPLETED THANKS
« on: Thursday 20 October 11 11:40 BST (UK)  »
I have a GGGrandfather Edmund Gurnell Bap 14 April 1824, in Louth, this was according to the IGI data a Non Conformist Baptism.
 Can anyone tell me what Non Conformist covers and where the registers are to be found, I am looking for his parents, one I believe is Ann a widow in 1841. I have identified his wives, Lucy and later Ann and their 7 children.

Thanks  Steve

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / occupation help COMPLETED
« on: Tuesday 18 October 11 09:42 BST (UK)  »
Can anyone help with the occupation below the Butcher at the bottom of the page please

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