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Oh, thank you so much for looking it up. The other Hearson marriages make the Wisbech link sound less likely  :-\

I spent a couple of hours in the Cambridgeshire Record Office today and at least have determined that the name there is 'Charlotte Hareson', which is clearly distinguished from the many Harrisons whose names, written in the same hand, are peppered through those registers.

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Thank you - that, in itself, is promising...

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Does anyone have access to the marriage registers of St Peter-the-Great? I've been searching for this marriage for a long time. All I know for certain is that a John Jones (b. Dartford, Kent) m. a Charlotte (b.Wisbech or Ely, Cambridgeshire) and had their first child in Stedham, W. Sussex in 1813. A Charlotte Hareson was christened in Wisbech in 1793, and this is why I want to investigate this marriage (Hareson could easily have become Hearson). The fact that neither bride nor groom came from Chichester won't stop them being described as 'o.t.p.', of course, but I just want to know whether there's anything in the register beyond the bare facts to indicate that this might be my couple. Thanks for reading!  :)

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Hampshire & Isle of Wight / Re: Greyshott - Bulls Farm
« on: Saturday 04 February 12 15:28 GMT (UK)  »
Sorry to come in on this correspondence so long after the initial exchanges. I'd be interested if you've found out anything else about Bull's Farm. My great grandfather and his family were living there in 1911.

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Berkshire / Re: Accidental drowning at Padworth
« on: Thursday 05 January 12 08:13 GMT (UK)  »
Yes, and the advanced search facility is impressive.

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Berkshire / Re: Accidental drowning at Padworth
« on: Wednesday 04 January 12 12:05 GMT (UK)  »
Yes, and because I had to take out a two-day subscription to look at this page from the Reading Mercury of 1835, I used the opportunity to trawl for many other ancestors and came up with some very useful additional information. I can't recommend the British Newspaper Archive too highly. Thank you, Dave, for prompting me to explore this resource.  :)

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Berkshire / Re: Accidental drowning at Padworth
« on: Monday 02 January 12 14:45 GMT (UK)  »
Many thanks for this tip-off. Fantastic to find this. So my gggg grandfather was drunk in charge of a horse and cart!

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London & Middlesex Completed Lookup Requests / Re: Address in Hampton
« on: Tuesday 06 December 11 14:01 GMT (UK)  »
Your great grandfather's occupation makes sense - off the Upper Sunbury Road is the Victorian waterworks which has supplied the whole of greater London. St Mary's church (the parish church) is just up the road heading towards Hampton Court.

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Berkshire / Re: cheeseman of berkshire
« on: Friday 18 November 11 07:54 GMT (UK)  »
Ah - thanks. This makes sense.

In 1881, incidentally, he was stationed at the District Royal Marine Barracks, Forton, Alverstoke, Hampshire. I'll try to piece some more about him together.

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