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1851 Lookup for Oxfordshire!

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Sue in Sx

Sue in Sx Report 3 Jul 2003 20:14

Could some kind person have a look for Charles Davis b.1843. In 1860 on entering the Army, he gives his age as 17. born in BECKLEY, living in Beckley {parish of St.John I believe]. On his marriage cert of 1872, father unknown!. Family legend says he was adopted by a vicar! Many thanks if someone can help. Sue.