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Offline Biggles50

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What New thing have you learned today?
« on: Monday 12 October 20 17:36 BST (UK) »
I am trying to create links to DNA matches and whilst adding a census record to a person who is at home with the kids whilst her Husband is away at work and I have not seen the term used before.

The census entry has her as a Flatman's Wife.

Googling it gives a Flatman as one who works on a flat bottomed boat that is used on Rivers and Canals.
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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: What New thing have you learned today?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 12 October 20 18:14 BST (UK) »

Well, - I didnít know that one either...

I was thinking along the lines of an episode of the ĎX Filesí , where a man is able to slide through letter boxes and heating vents...!

Romilly  ;)
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Re: What New thing have you learned today?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 12 October 20 18:35 BST (UK) »
I read it as flatmate's wife !!!  ;D ;) ::) ???


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Re: What New thing have you learned today?
« Reply #3 on: Monday 12 October 20 18:36 BST (UK) »
I learnt which of my second cousin once removed was parent of an adoptee

It was the girl ... I was contacting her about ancestors   not getting much reply
Her nephew was also a match and told me she wasnt very good on computers but now I wonder if she did dna in order to find out about her birth child ...


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