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Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 15:48

I wonder if any kind person who as a subscription for the newspapers on genes could please look up the 2 articles on amelia wanklin, 21st and 22nd of december 1872 . i would be so grateful as i am positive this is my great grandmother. thanks in advance



jax Report 7 Sep 2013 15:55

Will try and send it to you


Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 15:57

aww thanks so much


jax Report 7 Sep 2013 16:18

I have sent one but this one I cannot find on the page...maybe its my eyes but I have been up and down the page twice and still cannot find it

Leamington Spa Courier
Publication date:Saturday 21 December 1872
Article text:"named Amelia Wanklin, aged nine years, at Birmingham, on the 3rd of November.—Mr Leigh prosecuted, and Mr Buszard defended.—The prosecution stated that the little girl's parents reside in Lionel-street, and prisoner worked with the father the Lionel-street"


Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 16:21

oh shucks and that one seems to have alot more info on it, :( wonder if you put the prisoner name in search it will come up in another article. thanks for trying


jax Report 7 Sep 2013 16:25

I shall look again as it must be there somewhere

I am using FMP but it shouldn't be any different it highlites the column that it should be in


jax Report 7 Sep 2013 16:36

No sorry I cannot see it...maybe someone else may have better luck


Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 16:38

ok thanks for trying

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 7 Sep 2013 17:19

Hi Diane, I can't save it and send on for some reason, but if you want I can type the content out and send in a PM?


Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 17:29

oh that would be amazing if you could please, really appreciate it. :) shall i pm you my email ?

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 7 Sep 2013 17:31

No it's ok I'll copy it and send it via PM on here , be a few minutes >>>>


Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 17:33

oh ok thats great! :)


jax Report 7 Sep 2013 17:48

How can you see it and I can't RR?


I save by using the snipping tool


Choccy Report 7 Sep 2013 18:18

It's on the next page Jax (page 8) :-)


jax Report 7 Sep 2013 18:28

I looked there as well in the end...but still couldn't see it

Off for another look :-D

Edit-.Found it :-)


Diane Report 7 Sep 2013 19:24

thanks to all who took time to look