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BrianW Report 17 Jan 2021 15:58

I wonder how many Joseph Kings there are?

"Hello, I'm joking"

And there's a child's grave in our churchyard for "Wonderful Harvey". Maybe a blessing he didn't make it to adulthood and have to introduce himself as "I'm wonderful".
Or even "My name is Wonderful". "Really, what is it then?"


SylviaInCanada Report 11 Jan 2021 17:36

I did notice that there were lots of Thomas Tulips over the years in that area ............ I think it was a generational name, father-son- etc, but like you, I couldn't find a female version of the name.

I was intrigued by that "Male" on the FMP record.

That was supposed to be taken form the Register, I don't think it was an interpretation of the first name by the modern transcriber.

If only that was on the internet, or accessible!!!


Maddie Report 11 Jan 2021 14:32

still no luck with thomasin/a :-)


SylviaInCanada Report 11 Jan 2021 03:20

On FMP .............. not sure that this could be correct back in the day!!!!

First name(s) Thomas
Last name Tulip
Sex Male <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Birth year -
Marriage year 1736
Marriage date 20 Nov 1736
Place Washington
Spouse's first name(s) Mark
Spouse's last name Foster
Spouse's birth year -
County Durham
Country England
Document type Parish Registers
Record set Durham Marriages
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Parish Marriages
Collections from England, Great Britain


SylviaInCanada Report 11 Jan 2021 03:14

Maddie ....... from FreeReg ....

Place (Links to more information) Washington
Church name (Links to more information) Holy Trinity
Marriage date 20 Nov 1736
Groom forename Mark
Groom surname FOSTER
Bride forename Thomas
Bride surname TULIP
Transcribed by Doreen Jacques
File line number 59

Could her first name have been Thomasina????


Maddie Report 10 Jan 2021 14:19

Thomas Tulup
Marriage Date
20 Nov 1736
Marriage Place
Mark Foster
FHL Film Number
Household Members

no trace of birth or death


Tawny Report 9 Jan 2021 18:49

A former classmate of Mr Owl’s was Ben Lomond.

A Ben is a mountain in Scotland and there is a Munro (mountain over 3000ft) in Scotland called Ben Lomond


AnnCardiff Report 20 Mar 2016 18:35

Name Brian (Ugly) Johnson
Event Type Burial
Event Place Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Cemetery Grantham Cemetery
Latitude 52.90982
Longitude -0.62879
Birth Date 10 Feb 1955
Death Date 14 Jul 2012
Affiliate Create Date 2014-04-10 19:23:25
Affiliate Image Identifier 7479876


AnnCardiff Report 20 Mar 2016 13:29

In The Woods Head M 39 North Dakota
Kiss Wife F 33 South Dakota
Pretty Woman Daughter F 6 South Dakota
Elizabeth In The Woods Daughter F 2 South Dakota


Mary Report 20 Mar 2016 10:57

This is a good one
Thankfull Child born 1726 in USA.
Parents Thankful Fuller and John Child

Not many of them about these days.



Jacqueline Report 30 Oct 2014 14:35

Marriage: 6 Dec 1890 St Andrew, Burnley, Lancashire, England
John Robinson - Of full age, Sacristan, Bachelor, Colne Road
**********Wealthy Pickles - Of full age, Weaver, Spinster, Briercliffe Rd.***********
Groom's Father: John Robinson, Blacksmith
Bride's Father: James Pickles, Road-repairer
Witness: Peter Heaps; Mary Ellen Pickles
Married by License by: H. H. Robinson, Vicar
Register: Marriages 1888 - 1896, Page 59, Entry 118
Source: Original Parish Register


Tawny Report 24 Oct 2014 10:17

:-) :-) :-)


Andrew Report 22 Oct 2014 22:30

1880 United States Federal Census
about Winter Snow

Winter Snow



Andrew Report 22 Oct 2014 22:26

U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012
about Dim Bulb

Name:Dim Bulb
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1909
School:La Grande High School
School Location:La Grande, Oregon
Yearbook Title:Mimir 1929



Andrew Report 22 Oct 2014 22:21

U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
about Light Switch

Name:Light Switch

Address:4486 Clapon Dr, McLean, VA, 22102 (1994)



Andrew Report 22 Oct 2014 22:20

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
about Light Dept Beam

Name:Light Dept Beam
Residence Year:1939
Street address:5th
Residence Place:Port Angeles, Washington, USA
Publication Title:Port Angeles, Washington, City Directory, 1939



Andrew Report 22 Oct 2014 22:18

U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012
about Lamp Shade

Name: Lamp Shade

Estimated Birth Year:abt 1903
School Location:Santa Barbara, California, USA
Yearbook Title:La Cumbre



AnnCardiff Report 29 Jul 2014 14:17

years ago when I worked at our local psychiatric hospital there was a nurse called Michael Hunt - one of the senior nurses was trying to find him when he walked past the office window - without thinking I called out "Mike **** has just gone past the window" which got the response "Well I've heard of throwing your voice, but that's just ridiculous" :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D


Leslie Report 29 Jul 2014 13:35

Unfortunate names for children by parents...A few years ago I listened very often to the Police radio transmissions...Late one evening they pulled a driver for suspect drinking and driving....Beleive me,,the control room and other officers just curled up laughing....The drivers name was LITTLEJOHN THOMAS....Poor chap.....LES...


Tawny Report 27 Jul 2014 23:25

Just been reading a book by the amazing author Gervase Phinn who spent many years as a School inspector and said that some of the children he met had some interesting names. The names include things like Hadrian Wall and his father Walter Wall, Sunny Day,Holly Wood, Justin Finnerty, Annette Curtain, Theresa Green, Poppy Field, Innocent Bystander and a brother and sister called Sam and Ella.