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Looking for Obituaries

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friendlywelshdragon Report 26 Jun 2013 17:19

Tryng to find newspaper Obituary notices from 1966 in Bristol Looking for John Thomas (I know :-S) Died 17th March 1966 Manor park Hospital Bristol. Age 88 15 Church street Lower Easton , Bristol.
Also looking for May Thomas . some time earlier (late 50s to early 60s)in Bristol .
Also Elizabeth Thomas 9th December 1921 Age 41 6 Greenfield Street Maesteg
Where do I start ?

Mike *

Mike * Report 26 Jun 2013 17:24

Either of these ?

Deaths Mar 1956
Thomas May- 81- Bristol 7b 495

Deaths Mar 1959
THOMAS May M A- 56 - Bristol 7b 111

Mike *

Mike * Report 26 Jun 2013 17:25

The local library is probably your best bet. They will have copies of old newspapers


friendlywelshdragon Report 26 Jun 2013 17:48

Thanks . I think the second one is more likely I live in Maesteg , so the Bristol library would be a problem . I can try looking online .