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VRI Lookups - can I help?

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Penelope Report 14 Oct 2003 20:58

I have the VRI CDs too and would be pleased to help! I also have the 1851 Censuses for Devon, Norfolk and Warwickshire. Just give as much info as you know and I'll try to help. Penny


BrianW Report 14 Oct 2003 21:15

Could you kindly have a look for the Sherwood family in Lympne, Kent. Specifically for John Sherwood born circa 1790 and his marriage, also the birth of his son Francis Giles Sherwood, probably around 1821-1823. Many thanks.


Vanessa Report 14 Oct 2003 22:04

I wonder if you could find Henry Norman born Holton in Somerset 1835. Although his father was definitely James the IGI gives Harriet as mother but on the 1851 census it's Jane. Just wondering! Also haven't been able to find a marriage for James and Harriet or Jane. Many thanks for such a kind offer.


Lilian Report 14 Oct 2003 23:37

Hi Penny, Please look for William John Lindon, born about 1858, father John. I've no idea where either was born except that William John married in Liverpool in 1882. A lot of Lindons or Lindens or McLindons came from Ireland. Many thanks, Lilian


Jennifer Report 15 Oct 2003 01:11

Hi Could you please look up 2 marriages for me please? WILLIAM BIRCHALL to an ALICE (don't know maiden name but her previous married name was smith) this would be between 1881 and 1891. I think maybe in either Lancashire or cheshire. PETER THOMPSON to ARABELLA TOMLINSON. this could have been in lancashire or yorkshire not sure when. Thanks


Marion Report 15 Oct 2003 08:31

Hi Penny, I would appreciate a search for a marriage between John Hawker and Mary Ann Harris 12 May 1837 at All Souls St. Marylebone. Looking for birthplace and parents and any other info. Marion


Unknown Report 15 Oct 2003 08:54

Hi, I wondered if you could help me. I have been brick walled with James Shaw, born c1842, in 1881 census born in Lattwood, Worcester, although I know there is no such place, maybe Ladywood. In 1891 census it says born, Tipton and in 1901 it says Stafford, Dudley. I would love to get his birth certificate. There just seems to be so many James Shaws. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Jo


Julie Report 15 Oct 2003 09:13

Hi Penelope, could you possibly do a look-up in Warwickshire for me please. John Humphreys Born in Studley 1937 (could be a few years later. This is all the info I have ,Hope it`s enough. Thank you very much for your kind offer. Julie


Kathleen Report 15 Oct 2003 09:34

Hi Penny, How kind of you,if you dont find yourself snowed under,I would be so grateful if you could look for the followin as I have come to a stsndstill with them . Samuel Stoneley born c 1832, (father John)he married Jane Hayhurst c1835( father Francis) in Manchester Cathederal in 1856.Dont know where either was born presume Manchester,although family always thought Stoneleys came from Yorkshire,Stoneley surname often spelt with one or both e s missing.Cant find anything other than this marriage entry for either Jane or Samuel,so would be delighted with any info. Thank You so much Kathleen


Penelope Report 15 Oct 2003 19:46

Hi Brian Plenty of Sherwoods in Kent, but none at Lympne. Could you give me the district they would be registered in and I will send all I have got Penny


Judith Report 15 Oct 2003 19:53

Penny, If you have time could you please do a vri look up for william john Moss born stow, suffolk, 1859. Father John Moss. Thanks in Advance, Judith


Penelope Report 15 Oct 2003 19:57

Hi Vanessa This is the only marriage record for a James Norman. Not much luck with Henry Norman. NORMAN, James Marriage Wife: Ann LARCOMBE Marriage Date: 4 May 1814 Recorded in: Ashcott, Somersetshire, England Source: FHL Film 1517680 Dates: 1782 - 1874 Report 15 Oct 2003 19:58

hello, please see if there is a William Moon 1855 Hastings/St. Leonard's area, father James and mother Elizabeth when you have time and i would not know if he has siblings, would you be able to tell, please? thanks! Jennifer


Penelope Report 15 Oct 2003 20:02

Hi Lilian LINTON, William Christening Gender: Male Christening Date: 2 Dec 1838 Recorded in: Alconbury-cum-Weston, Huntingdonshire, England Father: John LINTON Mother: Ann Source: FHL Film 1040595 Dates: 1761 - 1875 The only one that matches so far. No marriage record either Penny


Penelope Report 15 Oct 2003 20:13

Sorry Jennifer Nothing on William Birchall marrying an Alice, or Peter Thompson to Arabella. Penny

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**Dawn O** Report 15 Oct 2003 20:26

Hi Penny, May I ask for a request, are you able to look up for a marriage on the Vital Records Index for me....?? The marriage of ALFRED COVELL to ELIZA CARNALL, at St. Hilda's Church, in South Shields.....11th of June, 1874. I need to know the name of Alfred's father, to be able to get further behind. I really appeciate your time and interest on wanting to help us lot along....THANK YOU. With Kindest Regards, Dawn.


Katie Report 15 Oct 2003 20:27

Hi, if you have a moment could you please search for the folowing in Plymouth or Devonport (Stoke Damerel) --- John (lambert?) Burns born in approx 1844 possibly living in Plymouth or Stoke Damerel. Fathers name Thomas Burns might have been a confectioner. --- Thank you - I understand that you have many to do so please do not put yourself out on my account. Kindest Regards, -Kat


Penelope Report 15 Oct 2003 20:28

Marion, no luck on the marriage front, but plenty of births for both John Hawker and Mary Ann Harris - not in London area. Have you any idea whereabouts either was born? Penny


Penelope Report 15 Oct 2003 20:31

Joanne SHAW, James Christening Gender: Male Christening Date: 8 Mar 1835 Recorded in: Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire, England Father: Joseph SHAW Mother: Hannah Source: FHL Film 1737059 Dates: 1835 - 1838 SHAW, James Christening Gender: Male Christening Date: 25 Dec 1835 Recorded in: Weston, Hertfordshire, England Father: Joseph SHAW Mother: Honor Source: FHL Film 991358 Dates: 1748 - 1906 SHAW, James Christening Gender: Male Christening Date: 7 Jun 1835 Recorded in: Longton, Staffordshire, England Collection: St John Father: George SHAW Mother: Ann Source: FHL Film 1471087 Dates: 1829 - 1901 SHAW, James Christening Gender: Male Christening Date: 29 Nov 1835 Recorded in: Longton, Staffordshire, England Collection: St John Father: Jabez SHAW Mother: Ann Source: FHL Film 1471087 Dates: 1829 - 1901 SHAW, James Christening Gender: Male Christening Date: 5 Jul 1835 Recorded in: Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire, England Father: John SHAW Mother: Hannah Source: FHL Film 1040779 Dates: 1813 - 1876 Hopefully one of those is yours! Penny


Margaret Report 15 Oct 2003 20:34

Hi Penny, If possible could you please do a look up for me. Its a marriage between, JAMES BROWNLOW and MARY HARDMAN. The marriage I think took place in Bolton Lancashire, I think it is sometime in 1836_1840. I hope this isnt to many yrs for you to look through, but I cant find them on the LSD or FreeBMD. It could have been earlier than 1836, but I dont think its any later than 1840 is almost certainly earlier rather than later. Many thanks, Maggie