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by ClareBear
27 Mar 2021, 16:40
Forum: Military
Topic: Bloxwich Volunteers
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Bloxwich Volunteers

Hello I am hoping that someone can help with any information on the Bloxwich Volunteers. Thomas Richard Massey (my great great grandfather) died in 1903 and his obituary thanked the Officers and NC Officers of the Bloxwich Volunteers. Until we found this notice in the local papers, we had no idea th...
by ClareBear
23 Oct 2020, 10:31
Forum: General research queries
Topic: 1861 census - possibly Sheffield?
Replies: 9
Views: 1085

Re: 1861 census - possibly Sheffield?

Hello
Thanks everyone for the replies. Yes, he was a file cutter, and no, I had not thought of the army as a possible reason, having had no clue to any army service before.
I will look into the army files to see if this is the answer I am looking for.

Thanks again everyone
ClareBear
by ClareBear
22 Oct 2020, 15:55
Forum: General research queries
Topic: 1861 census - possibly Sheffield?
Replies: 9
Views: 1085

1861 census - possibly Sheffield?

Hello everyone I am hoping that someone can help me to find an ancestor on the 1861 census. His name is Dick Clarke, and in Oct 1861 he married Eliza Rushton. Both put their place of abode as Scotland Street in the parish of Sheffield on the marriage certificate. Eliza, I have traced on the 1861 cen...