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Offline pharmaT

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Re: A Long Way.
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 06 September 20 10:56 BST (UK) »
I have lots of ancestors moving distances of 100miles or more.  Before anyone says anything, yes I am sure that I have not just latched on to someone of the same name.  For each of them I have at least one document referencing their original location in their new location.

1840s Donaghmore to Blantyre 188miles
1850s Kirkcudbright to Bridgend, wales 377 miles
1840s Edinburgh to Merthyr Tidfil 391miles
1850s Boston, Lincs to Canterbury
1790s Ayrshire to London 414miles
1880s Forres to Glasgow 175miles
 



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Re: A Long Way.
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 06 September 20 13:52 BST (UK) »
I have lots of ancestors moving distances of 100miles or more.  Before anyone says anything, yes I am sure that I have not just latched on to someone of the same name.  For each of them I have at least one document referencing their original location in their new location.

1840s Donaghmore to Blantyre 188miles
1850s Kirkcudbright to Bridgend, wales 377 miles
1840s Edinburgh to Merthyr Tidfil 391miles
1850s Boston, Lincs to Canterbury
1790s Ayrshire to London 414miles
1880s Forres to Glasgow 175miles

I just take no notice of the "are you sure it is not just someone of the same name" replies. You have done the endless research and have lots of documents confirming things. If you published all your findings online it would take ages anyway.

My great grandad from Co Durham met and married a London woman.

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