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by Thunder
10 May 2021, 20:41
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Edward Owen and Family 1851
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Edward Owen and Family 1851

I can't trace him on the 1851 Census, to be on the electoral roll at this time I think he would need to own property worth at least £10 a year, which meant most men didn't qualify.
by Thunder
06 May 2021, 20:53
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Census 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 712

Re: Census 2021

The latest statement from Find My Past doesn't fill me with confidence, about releasing it in 'the early part of this year.' I know that The National Archives have talked about a secondary transcription being needed and FMP started the work after the award of the contract was delayed for an unknown ...
by Thunder
05 May 2021, 15:54
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: How to stop head-banging?
Replies: 17
Views: 173

Re: How to stop head-banging?

I had two brick walls to cope with (Henry Horatio Herbert Green and Julia Beman Green), apart from the 1881 census I had no information (I had no idea my great-grandfather had been married before) and then I was down at the Gloucestershire Archives on their father's side of the family and found a wi...
by Thunder
04 May 2021, 19:51
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Mothers' names on marriage registers
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Re: Mothers' names on marriage registers

Yes, another lost tradition for those getting married and future family historians.
by Thunder
04 May 2021, 03:26
Forum: Useful resources
Topic: Scottish Legal Dictionary
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Scottish Legal Dictionary

But it is a legal dictionary so I expect they wanted to cover everything!.
by Thunder
28 Apr 2021, 20:29
Forum: Tips
Topic: How to continued..........
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: How to continued..........

It may be that the person was not buried in the churchyard but in the church as one of my relatives are, probably underneath the pews. Places like St Austell in Cornwall have removed the gravestones to one side of what is now a park.
by Thunder
25 Apr 2021, 12:33
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Family history help on photos
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Family history help on photos

In case anyone can help the archives

by Thunder
23 Apr 2021, 16:46
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Will Query
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Will Query

Mick Loney wrote:
22 Apr 2021, 15:07
I think TNA has got description of the 2nd document wrong, describing it as ‘Sentence of ...’! They have translated ‘Sententia’ as Sentence, but abother meaning for it is ‘Will’, which makes more sense!
These words are nothing to do with TNA but were made at the time of probate I would suggest.
by Thunder
20 Apr 2021, 16:32
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: London Metropolitan Archives
Replies: 0
Views: 79

London Metropolitan Archives

The LMA is going to reopen in May, although you can't use the computers. https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/history-and-heritage/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/opening-times-and-location?utm_source=mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=lma-reopening&ct=t(lma-reopening-m...