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From: Moreta <>
Subject: Re: [GIBRALTAR] Gibraltar birth look-up
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 17:18:59 +1000
Thank you Frank! I wonder if Ellen was simply registered in Colchester
rather than born there? Gibraltar didn't register births that early.
Does anyone on this list have access to the book mentioned? I don't live
near a LDS centre here in rural Australia!
On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 6:53 PM, Frank Lyn <> wrote:
> Hello List
> Thanks Elizabeth and Donald for the look-up! Curioser and curioser. The
> Essex census shows a 6 year old Ellen EARLY born Gibraltar, living in
> Colchester. Now I have an Ellen EARLY born 1860 in Colchester, of whom I
> know nothing!
> Hi Christine
> I had a senior moment and got the URLs confused. It seems that
> www.familyrelatives.com allows free access. (Free or not, I still can't
> open it!)
> The movements of British army units from the 1600's to WW1 are covered in a
> book called "In Search of the Forlorn Hope" by H. Kitzmiller. LDS Family
> History Centres should have it. However, I've been advised that military
> historians treat it with caution as it is riddled with errors.
> Best wishes
> Frank Early
> South Africa
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