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by rosieno1
Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: opr records - the numbers printed across the tops!
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Re: opr records - the numbers printed across the tops!

Thanks Andrew and Annette - work for me to get on with when I return from dinner at my dads! i have been looking for the census result for about 3 years, never saw that one - I guess I didn't use enough wild cards!!

Thanks to you all & Alan Sharp too
by rosieno1
Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:30 am
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: opr records - the numbers printed across the tops!
Replies: 6
Views: 944

opr records - the numbers printed across the tops!

I have found the marriage of 3xg-grand parents in 1840 in the opr's - a surprise to me as most of my ancestors were Roman Catholic, being nearly exclusively poor Irish immigrants to Scotland in the times in and around the famine in the 1840's. However Francis Doonin (Doonan & Doonen, in other record...
by rosieno1
Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War
Replies: 8
Views: 527

Re: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War

Thanks everyone for your help! I intend to check out the website you advised Allan, and thanks again Lesley for your assistance - and the URL - more by accident than design i assure you Lesley!
by rosieno1
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War
Replies: 8
Views: 527

Re: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War

I have had a quick look at an army website, (http://www.army.mod.uk) and it doesn't look like, (at a cursory glance), the tank regiments were involved in the Burma campaign, at the back of which we always thought my Uncle Harry was positioned. On the basis of the fact that he returned from India bei...
by rosieno1
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War
Replies: 8
Views: 527

Re: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War

Hi Thanks Lesley & Alan,I am sorry for including the details you excludes, did not break the rules intentionally I assure you! I have tried checking the armed forces website you suggested, but there did not seem to be a record that looked like him! I have looked at the MOD website - so thanks for th...
by rosieno1
Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War
Replies: 8
Views: 527

Henry (Harry) Duffy - 2nd World War

I am trying to trace some information regarding my uncle, Henry Duffy born <after 1911>, died <after 1961>. Born in Shotts, Lanarkshire, eldest in a family of 4 children, my mum was the youngest. He was always known as Harry. He was in the army from quite early on in the war, ( given his age), and c...
by rosieno1
Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Sapper Daniel Curran Born approx 1885 Omoa, ( Now Cleland) L
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: Sapper Daniel Curran Born approx 1885 Omoa, ( Now Cleland) L

Thanks so much for your information and web sites! I will investigate further tomorrow!

Jane
by rosieno1
Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Sapper Daniel Curran Born approx 1885 Omoa, ( Now Cleland) L
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Sapper Daniel Curran Born approx 1885 Omoa, ( Now Cleland) L

Hi, wonder if anyone can help me. On looking for a possible marriage for Daniel, My grand-father's Uncle, his mother's brother, I was happy to find a certificate. The certificate advised that Daniel was a miner/sapper with the New Zealand Tunneling Company. It was only today when I looked this up on...
by rosieno1
Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:25 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: William Toy.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1384

Re: William Toy.....

Hi I too have a Toye connection in my family Tree. My GG grand father Hugh Allison( b1833 in Ireland, but living in Rumford Stirlingshire, from 1854 ish) had a brother James, b approx. 1844. He moved to Monklands area, married and died all in the 1870's. His son James born 1867 in Rumford, married a...