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New Zealand / Re: Searching New Zealand BDM's In Person
« on: Yesterday at 17:08 »
Hi Dorrie
I live in the UK and have also found lots of records in NZ. Everyone is so helpful. I don't know if you have used the NZ archives website  https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/   but putting in your ladies names comes up with a couple of entries. I have had a quick look as both your Mary Troup appear here with probate files. Both wills are digitised on FamilySearch. Maybe some information in these will help decide which one is yours.
It is possible your other lady Stella Rita May Noonan may have remarried as when you enter her husband's  name in the search on the archives it comes up with divorce files in 1960/1961.
Hope this helps your search a bit. Just realised Alan mentioned Archway as well.
Regards KK

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Scotland / Re: Transcriptions of recent birth, marriage and death certificates
« on: Thursday 18 April 19 21:41 BST (UK)  »
Thanks very much for the link.
Regards
KK

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Scotland / Re: Transcriptions of recent birth, marriage and death certificates
« on: Thursday 18 April 19 21:11 BST (UK)  »
Sorry I realise what you mean now. Yes that is what I usually do but for more recent certificates you can't buy the image and have to go down the route of buying the certificates. Having someone go and transcribe a few certificates saves a lot of money.
KK

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Scotland / Re: Transcriptions of recent birth, marriage and death certificates
« on: Thursday 18 April 19 21:00 BST (UK)  »
Thanks for your reply. I have purchased digital images on Scotland's People many times but haven't found access to any transcriptions. Perhaps I am looking in the wrong place. I will have to take a closer look at the website as I thought purchasing a certificate was the only way around the more recent deaths etc. Maybe you can point me in the right direction if you have time.
Many thanks
KK

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Scotland / Re: Transcriptions of recent birth, marriage and death certificates
« on: Thursday 18 April 19 20:05 BST (UK)  »
Sorry, I should have been a little clearer. I believe the transcriptions are from the statutory registers of birth, deaths and marriages which I believe are held in New Register House in Edinburgh. I have used this service in the past for my own family history.

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Scotland / Transcriptions of recent birth, marriage and death certificates
« on: Thursday 18 April 19 19:51 BST (UK)  »
Hi everyone

Hope someone can assist with this query. I am looking for someone to transcribe recent birth, marriage and death certificates and email at a reasonable cost. The service I have used in the past is no longer available. Has anyone used this type of service and can recommend someone?

Many thanks
KK

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Hi Max

Thanks for this. Great source. I don't think my brain is working too well this morning. Just looking through the mass of papers I received I have got a page on his war service increment. Didn't connect the abbreviations to this. Sorry about that but good to have the link for the source.
Many thanks
KK

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Hi Everyone

Attached is a copy of the relevant page of a relatives Royal Marines service record. My question is what is the relevance of the entries in the box - Wounds, hurt certifcates etc.  ( WS1 3, WS1 4 etc)
I have googled but not come up with much.
Look forward to any assistance.
Regards
KK

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World War Two / Re: Any medals for US serviceman who committed suicide WW2
« on: Thursday 18 October 18 11:02 BST (UK)  »
Max

Thanks for the link. Have just had a quick look and will get back to it later.

Pam

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