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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #612 on: Wednesday 16 September 20 16:19 BST (UK) »
When I went into the small graveyard in Glasson Dock and found my Great Great Auntís grave an immediately recited her life story to my Wife and how her Husband who was a fisherman probably sailed my Great Grandfather William over the River Lune a farm in Heaton with Oxcliffe where he had a job and where he met Isabella, the love of his life.
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Lancashire:-Lamb, Gorst, Hardman, Threlfall, Lawson
Westmoreland/Cumberland:-Bush, Strickland, Chamber(s), Hedwen/Hadwin, Carleton
Monmouthshire:-Evans, Jones
Yorkshire:-Collins, Thompson, Darnborough, Drummer, Raistrick, Ewbank, Holdsworth, Clark
Herefordshire:-Ruck, Williams, Jones, Meadmore, Goode, Berrington.
Cheshire:-Ainsworth, Hayes, Norcot, Lowe, Duncalf, Lightfoot, Percival, Newton.
Ireland:-Brazell, Curwen/Curren/Curran/Corn
Canada:-Thompson, Sanderson, Hysop, Beaton, Staniforth

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #613 on: Wednesday 16 September 20 22:35 BST (UK) »
A Joel Isaacs of Great Yarmouth died in 1846 aged 98. He was buried in the Jewish Cemetery there which is a relatively long way from the town centre, just outside the old town walls. So he was born c1748. I cannot find him or his wife Rachel at all on the 1841 census. I have been past that cemetery countless times, always nice to have walked near the old man who died aged almost 100. 
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LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #614 on: Wednesday 16 September 20 23:24 BST (UK) »
When my son got married and I watched their two friends sign as witnesses.  I sat watching and thinking to myself, this is no good - family members would be better for connecting/identifying down the line.

Also, when I realised I was starting to compare everything to the war even though I didn't live through the war.
Conroy, Fitzpatrick, Watson, Miller, Davis/Davies, Brown, Senior, Dodds, Grieveson, Gamesby, Simpson, Rose, Gilboy, Malloy, Dalton, Young, Saint, Anderson, Allen, McKetterick, McCabe, Drummond, Parkinson, Armstrong, McCarroll, Innes, Marshall, Atkinson, Glendinning, Fenwick, Bonner


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« Reply #615 on: Thursday 17 September 20 13:25 BST (UK) »
You walk though a town/city graveyard or churchyard and look at headstones, and anyone who died in, say 1845, you think "They should be on the 1841 census". Or you see a headstone for someone who died in January 1852, you think "Well they made it to the 1851 census".

I cut through the church yard today, glanced at a stone and thought,ooh they'd have been born roughly around when the second church was built and they died before this (the 3rd) one was built.

Or you find the surname is a surname in your tree or extended family tree and try to investigate further.
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LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #616 on: Thursday 17 September 20 22:15 BST (UK) »
From an old photo of High Street shops I notice one named EIGHTEEN which seemed unusual, so I had to check all families at FreeBMD named ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, upto TWENTY!
ANSTRUTHER,Worldwide
BENNETT,
BRETT, Sligo
CARNEGIE,
CROCKFORD Hampshire.
ELLIOT,
GAUNTLETT, Worldwide
HEAL, HEALE, HELE, Chew Magna, Somerset
HENRY, Sligo
POPE, London docklands,
PRIDDY, Devon,
STANDERWICK, Somerset,
RIPPINGILLE
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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #617 on: Friday 18 September 20 15:47 BST (UK) »
I was a total addict until recently,  knocked back by the death of a cousin from Covid in April, we woulld exchanged snippets although I  was more of an addict than he was but it was fun, I will get back to it but need something to spur me on, till then I try to help out on Rootschat

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Garner, Marylebone Paddington  Northolt Ilford
Garner, Devon
Garner New Zealand
Maddieson
Parkinson St Pancras,
Lethbridge Paddington Slough
Jenkins Marylebone Paddington
Mizon/Mison/Myson Paddington
Tindal Marylebone Paddington
Tocock, (name changed to Ellis) London
Southam Marylebone, Paddington
Bragg Lambeth 1800's
Edermaniger(Maniger) Essex Kent Canada (Toronto)
Coveney Kent Lambeth
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