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Finding Sarah Taylor (nee Mills) on the 1871 and 1891 censuses

I was recently researching the siblings of my 3x great grandmother, Catherine Mills, and was working on her sister Sarah. Sarah had married Alfred Taylor in 1847, and by 1861 she was a widow.  The surname Taylor is a fairly common one, (as are most surnames that are occupational surnames), which is one of the… Continue reading Finding Sarah Taylor (nee Mills) on the 1871 and 1891 censuses

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Elizabeth Slawson – an update

On 21st December 2016 I wrote the post Latest research – Elizabeth Slawson.  I had found a possible marriage for Elizabeth, and sent for the marriage certificate, to see who her father was listed as.  Today, I received the certificate. Elizabeth Slawson, age 21, spinster, servant, married Thomas Hensman Knibbs on 7 April 1863.  Her father… Continue reading Elizabeth Slawson – an update