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Doe/Greenfield family of Lincolnshire bit.ly/maria-lincs
I would love for these two photographs
(right) to be of the same person, but
I’m not at all sure.
I would date the first as late 1870s and the second around 1895.
If I’m correct, the person would be Maria Greenfield née Doe. I don’t have the original images and these are the best copies I have.
I think I can see some similarities between the eyebrows and ears, but the eyes could be a different colour. Singleton1922
Lillie Euphemia Alice Dickson bit.ly/euphemia
I am looking for further information about Lillie Euphemia Alice Dickson.
All I know is that she was born on Portsea Island on 28 July 1894, and that her mother was Alice Dickson (née Andrews) and her father was Robert Dickson, a stoker with the Royal Navy. Lillie went by the name Alice and married Thomas Alves in Portsmouth, 1919.
Can anyone tell me where Lillie was living in 1901 and 1911, and where her parents were married? Eleanorsamwellchow
What happened to James Daniel Garwood? bit.ly/jd-garwood
James Daniel Garwood was born on 9 October 1856 in Hawkedon, Suffolk.
He was baptised on 9 November 1856 at St Mary’s Church, Hawkedon, and his parents were James Garwood and Harriet Garwood (née Rampling). He is on the 1861 census, shown as living with his parents, but not present in 1871.
Can anyone help me find out when he died?
Baptism query bit.ly/kat-baptism
I’ve just found a Catholic baptism in which the godmother was the widowed head of household at the address where the baby was born.
They don’t have the same surname and don’t appear together on a census, but should I assume there could be a family connection and research accordingly? Or would that be reading too much into the choice of godmother? katakuri
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Private Henry Johnson, Machine Gun Corps (119732) bit.ly/pvt-johnson
A friend has asked me to find out everything I can about Private Henry Johnson of the Machine Gun Corps (119732) during the First World War.
He has the Bible that was presented to him by the National Bible Society of Scotland and would like to know if he is related to him or to find those that are.
His service records were probably destroyed during the Second World War, and so far all I have been able to find is his medal card.
Does anyone have any suggestions? janice52
Mathematical instrument makers bit.ly/math-inst
Could anyone advise me as to whether mathematical instrument makers were well paid, relative to other occupations? I have an ancestor who was employed as one for almost 40 years at the Buckingham Works in York, yet the family seems to have lived in poor areas of the city and he was buried in a pauper’s grave.
Thanks to anyone who can help me.
Singleton1922 is wondering if the same woman features in both these photographs