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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 21 March 19 16:41 GMT (UK) »
Well a James Smith, not born in county in 1841 census, dead by 1851 is surely giving me headaches.
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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: That ONE family
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 21 March 19 21:58 GMT (UK) »
I'm busily avoiding sorting out some Williamses in Abergele ... and I know they would be chapel, too ...
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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 21 March 19 23:42 GMT (UK) »
PharmaT, truer words were never spoken.
Coombs, I fully agree. Ancestors dead before the 1851 census can be doubly annoying.
I have Smith's in Ayrshire who in the space of two generations were Irish, and Ireland was all that was put on every single record of them.  ::)
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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #21 on: Friday 22 March 19 07:09 GMT (UK) »
PharmaT, truer words were never spoken.
Coombs, I fully agree. Ancestors dead before the 1851 census can be doubly annoying.
I have Smith's in Ayrshire who in the space of two generations were Irish, and Ireland was all that was put on every single record of them.  ::)

I hate that, when they put Ireland, England, Scotland etc.  So frustrating, could at least narrow it down a bit.
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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #22 on: Friday 22 March 19 09:35 GMT (UK) »
I hate that, when they put Ireland, England, Scotland etc.  So frustrating, could at least narrow it down a bit.

Unfortunately the enumerators were only following instructions ....
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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #23 on: Friday 22 March 19 12:20 GMT (UK) »
CarolA3, I have the same problem with the family name Loughborough. In your case have you tried not just specifying words but also, where the facility is available, to exclude certain words? For example, you could search for Smith, but exclude Yorkshire. It doesn't always work but it helps.

My great grandmother was Kate Loughborough, and on one occasion I searched for her, and got a hit on a theatre production of Kiss Me Kate, Loughborough Theatre.

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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #24 on: Friday 22 March 19 13:33 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Martin, but unfortunately if I excluded Yorkshire then that family wouldn't have any search results at all :o  Every relevant person I've found so far was born in Yorkshire and never left, although not one of them lived in the town whose name they bore ???

It's just one of those things, sent to try us :(

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« Reply #25 on: Friday 22 March 19 14:04 GMT (UK) »
I've also had a lot problems with the surnames Capes, Groom and Anthony...especially when searching newspapers  ::)
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Re: That ONE family
« Reply #26 on: Friday 22 March 19 17:17 GMT (UK) »
Irish research is as good as impossible it seems. Imagine some poor soul who wanted to do their family tree and found that 6 of their 8 great grandparents were Irish. I have found Scottish and French Huguenot ancestors and at least Scottish and French records are quite well documented and many survive.

In 1841 one of my ancestors was living in Marylebone, London and was not born in county and the Grim reaper claimed her just 6 weeks prior to the 1841 census. I managed to trace her husbands family and origin through a poor law record, but not their marriage yet.
Researching:

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