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From: "Ken Boyce" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] 1901 SURNAME INDEX QUERY - HOWLETT
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:25:35 -0700
Please see my previous postings on this (check archives)
If I remember correctly when using wildcards in all fields except Surname
one can enter a space and one letter.
British Columbia, Canada
Researching PERRIS of London BOYCE of Herts
----- Original Message -----
From: "FMB" <>
Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2003 11:47 PM
Subject: RE: [Lon] 1901 SURNAME INDEX QUERY - HOWLETT
> When did the ability to search with just the first letter come in to
> I know that on previous attempts, it has always asked for at least two
> letters, which has been awkward if you are not sure whether it could have
> been abbreviated, like Wm for William.
> Frances B.
> > ----------
> > When all else fails use only an initial for the given name. You
> > will find a W.Howlett, aged 2, born Deptford on the 1901.
> > Cheers,
> > Josi K.
> > ----------
> > Hello Listers
> > Does anyone have the surname index for the 1901 London census
> > please? I have
> > the S&N census for 1901 and am desperately trying to find a
> > William Leonard
> > HOWLETT age 2 b. July 1899 in Deptford. I have found his mother
> > and sister on
> > the 1901 in Payne Street, Deptford but alas no William Leonard.
> > He doesn't have
> > a father on his birth cert. I have trawled through all of
> > Deptford with no
> > results. I have also tried every spelling I can conjure up on the
> > 1901 online
> > site but still no W.L. HOWLETT.
> > Tearing my hair out in Warrington, Cheshire
> > Celia