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Census look up 1900 and 1911 please

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SylviaInCanada Report 6 Apr 2013 22:09

The site has been sending up Error messages when trying to post messages or new threads for a week or two.

and many of us have accidentally tried to hurry things along by pressing Submit again, at least once more!

so, no need to apologise Mrs MooMoo!!

The helpers usually post on a duplicate thread to ask for the thread owner to delete mainly so that others do not reply on is, thus duplicating research already posted. We do not report it to GR!

Wisechild ............. I'm using Firefox, but have only had he slow posting of messages ....................... I really don't want to get yet another site if I can avoid it!!



wisechild Report 6 Apr 2013 16:36

Wouldn´t bother with Firefox.
For days now, whenever I try to go into Find Ancestors I get timed out or get a page with no text on the threads.
It´s driving me mad. Doesn´t happen on other boards, or ither sites.


Flip Report 6 Apr 2013 13:09

No need to apologise, it happens to all of us especially when the site is running slow or throwing up error messages. :-D

Added, I've just got and ERROR Bad request message - but the message posted!


MrsMooMoo Report 6 Apr 2013 13:05

Have removed duplicate, sorry, I do not know how this happened! Thank you all so much for your help x


MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 12:21

Flip - Chrome's what I use!

Will give Firefox a turn for a change.


Flip Report 6 Apr 2013 12:18

I was having problems with the site freezing earlier using internet explorer - Seems to work much better and faster with Google Chrome, so worth a try if you are still having problems


MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 11:48

I've no idea Cynthia - I've had some glitches this morning with some pages freezing.

When Mrs MooMoo originally posted her thread that must have happened and then it posted twice so I suggested she delete the other one:
but there's no harm done as all the responses are on here.

Looks like one of her posts came through twice but someone's obviously thought that breaches t&c!


Cynthia Report 6 Apr 2013 11:40

I was just reading through this.......what happened???

I can understand people posting twice at the moment - the site is playing silly beggars again by saying an error has occurred when, in fact, the post has been posted.



MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 11:34

.. but who would be stupid enough to report it?

There's a big difference between a whole thread submitting twice where research could be duplicated and one post that submitted twice on a thread (which often happens when the boards are running slow).

For clarification, where I mention above that I asked for the duplicate thread to be deleted I did so by asking Mrs MooMoo on the other thread, and not by reporting it.


CupCakes Report 6 Apr 2013 10:00

6 Apr 2013 09:47 post another accidental duplicate to be deleted


MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 09:49

That's great, it'll be nice for family members to have a copy.


MrsMooMoo Report 6 Apr 2013 09:47

just found someone on genes reunited who also has Marguerite in her tree, will contact her too


Flip Report 6 Apr 2013 09:32

In 1911 Margurite was a governess - it doesn't look like she ever married:

Marguerite Marion Hooton
Birth Date: 25 Apr 1892
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1970
Age at Death: 78
Registration district: Surrey South Western
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume: 5g
Page: 1279

Their father was a traveller in art needlework.


MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 09:28

There's a private tree on Ancestry has Doris Amy. Obviously can't see any detail but the titles of photos they have attached come up as

"Doris Amy Lindsay nee Hooton aged about 26"


"Bills relations 083 Jacks Father and Mother in 1919 N Africa
TAKEN: 18 Apr 2012
ATTACHED TO: Doris Amy Hooton (born 1893)"

Perhaps the tree owner might be interested in the photos - I could pass a message on if you like? (Click on my name to send a pm with your email address)

EDIT: Have now passed Mrs MooMoo's contact details to the tree owner.


Flip Report 6 Apr 2013 09:21

Marguret Hooton
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Frank Hotton
Mother's Name: Florence Hotton
Gender: Female
Where born: Forest Gate, Essex, England
Civil parish: Leyton
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Leyton
County/Island: Essex
Country: England
Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

View image
Registration district: West Ham
Sub-registration district: North Leyton
ED, institution, or vessel: 28
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 230
Piece: 1620
Folio: 89
Page Number: 38
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Hotton 34
Florence Hotton 37
Marguret Hooton 8
Doris Hooton 7
Nelson Hooton 3
Heyel Hooton 8 Months
Annie Lake 33
Esther King 17


MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 09:20

Have asked for other accidental duplicate to be deleted.


Flip Report 6 Apr 2013 09:20

Marguerite Marion Hooton
Age in 1911: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Forest Gate, London, England
Civil parish: Reigate
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Street Address: 80 The Moorings, Deerings Rd, Reigate
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Governess
Registration district: Reigate
Registration District Number: 37
Sub-registration district: Reigate
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Household schedule number: 226
Piece: 3215
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Hooton 44
Florence Hooton 47
Marguerite Marion Hooton 18
Doris Amy Hooton 17
Nelson Mackrow Hooton 13
Hazel Mary Hooton 10
Pauline Florence Hooton 5
Lizzie Holder 23


MrsMooMoo Report 6 Apr 2013 09:17

I have come across a lovely photograph of two little girls taken around 1895. Marguerite Marion Hooton and Doris Amy Hooton. I've managed to find out Marguerite was born june quarter 1892 West Ham and Doris Birkenhead dec quarter 1893. I'm just curious as to their family background as I would like to put this on my flickr site. Can anyone help me please? Thank you