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> Today's Topics:
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> 1. Re: Brewers Wharf (dvdobbin)
> 2. ALFRED STRONG (April)
> 3. Re: ALFRED STRONG (Anne Peat)
> 4. Re: Frederick Mydlleton Norman (Anne Peat)
> 5. FETTER LANE (April)
> 6. Re: ALFRED STRONG (Philip Maddocks)
> 7. Re: FETTER LANE (Mick Gurling)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 12:30:28 -0000
> From: dvdobbin <>
> Subject: Re: [LON] Brewers Wharf
> To:
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> In a message dated Tue, 03 Mar 2009 15:26:05 -0500 GMT Standard Time, Sue
> Flanagan <> writes:
> Hi April,
> Not sure if this if this is any use but I came across this photo on the
> 20th century london website (a rather interesting site, well worth a look
> anyway)
> ?http://www.20thcenturylondon.org.uk/server.php?show=conObject.7443
> It is called 'Cargo ship Baltabor at Hay's Wharf looking towards Brewer's
> Quay'
>
> What is also helpful about this is that it says the wharf is called
> Brewer's Quay and not Brewer's Wharf. If you Google for <"Brewer's Quay"
> London>,on the first entry you get confirmation that the quay was at the
> western end of the Tower, and a history of it as well.
>
> DaveD
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:54:19 +0000
> From: April <>
> Subject: [LON] ALFRED STRONG
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
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> I am looking for more information on ALFRED STRONG born 1850 Pancras,
> London. He could be the one who I am looking for who fought in the Boar
> War.
>
> He enlisted (no idea where) 23/12/1900 and was discharged 12/4/1902.
> He settled in Durban, South Africa and married Annie C Smith.
>
> Before he enlisted he was in the NOL Ambulance corp for 3 months. His
> trade was that of Baker/Confectioner.
>
> Hopefully, someone might recognise this information as being part of
> their family line. If so, please contact me as you may be able to help
> me further.
>
> Thank you and kind regards.
>
> April
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 14:06:31 +0000
> From: Anne Peat <>
> Subject: Re: [LON] ALFRED STRONG
> To: April <>
> Cc:
> Message-ID:
> <>
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> April,
> Are you sure of the dates?
> If he was born in 1850 and enlisted in 1900, he would have been 50
> years old at enlistment - which is really quite old to enter the
> services.
>
> I can't find an Alfred Strong born London in any census who is a baker
> confectioner The only one born 1850 in Westminster is a gas inspector.
>
> Anne
> On 5 Mar 2009, at 12:54, April wrote:
>
>> I am looking for more information on ALFRED STRONG born 1850 Pancras,
>> London. He could be the one who I am looking for who fought in the
>> Boer
>> War.
>>
>> He enlisted (no idea where) 23/12/1900 and was discharged 12/4/1902.
>> He settled in Durban, South Africa and married Annie C Smith.
>>
>> Before he enlisted he was in the NOL Ambulance corp for 3 months.
>> His
>> trade was that of Baker/Confectioner.
>>
>>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 16:13:58 +0000
> From: Anne Peat <>
> Subject: Re: [LON] Frederick Mydlleton Norman
> To: Arthur <>
> Cc: "" <>
> Message-ID:
> <>
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>
> This is a possible match in 1891
>
> 1891 England Census
> about Frederick Norman
> Name: Frederick Norman
> Age: 8
> Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883
> Relation: Son
> Father's Name: James
> Mother's Name: Maria
> Gender: Male
> Where born: Shoreditch, London, England
>
> Civil Parish: St Luke
> Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
> Town: London
> County/Island: London
> Country: England
>
> Street address: 12 Wellesley St
>
> Registration district: Holborn
> Sub registration district: City Road
> ED, institution, or vessel: 1
> Neighbors: View others on page
> Household Members:
> Name Age
> James Norman 50 Occupation: Carpenter & Joiner Where born: Potton,
> Bedfordshire, England
> Maria Norman 40 Where born: Cripplegate, London, England
> Maria Norman 20 Where born: Finsbury, London, England
> Mary Norman 18 Where born: Finsbury, London, England
> James Norman 15 Where born: Hoxton, London, England
> Martha Norman 11 Where born: Hoxton, London, England
> Frederick Norman 8 Where born: Shoreditch, London, England
> George Norman 6 Where born: Shoreditch, London, England
> Roda Norman 11 Where born: Shoreditch, London, England ( may be
> aged 4 )
> Louisa Norman 2 Where born: Shoreditch, London, England
>
> Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 231; Folio 18; Page 26;
>
>
> or
>
>
> 1891 England Census
> about Franck W Norman
> Name: Franck W Norman
> [Frederick W Norman]
> Age: 11
> Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
> Relation: Son
> Father's Name: Frederick G
> Mother's Name: Emily C
> Gender: Male
> Where born: Semyhouse, London, England ( Limehouse )
>
> Civil Parish: Islington
> Ecclesiastical parish: St James
> Town: Islington
> County/Island: London
> Country: England
>
> Street address: 15 Burnard Place
>
>
> Registration district: Islington
> Sub registration district: Islington South West
> ED, institution, or vessel: 65
> Neighbors: View others on page
> Household Members:
> Name Age
> Frederick G Norman 39 Foreman Storage dept Gaz/ Born Apsely Guise,
> Bedfordshire
> Emily C Norman 39
> Franck W Norman 11
> Henry R Norman 6
>
> Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 163; Folio 82; Page 40; On 5 Mar
> 2009, at 00:02, Arthur wrote:
>
>> Hi al
>> I'm looking for Frederick Myddleton (or Middleton) Norman
>> born 1881 registered in Shoreditch ,and his family on the 1891
>> census. Any help appreciated
>>
>> Arthur in Canada
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 14:02:11 +0000
> From: April <>
> Subject: [LON] FETTER LANE
> To:
> Message-ID: <>
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>
> Could anyone enlighten me as what was in FETER LANE, St, ANDREW,
> HOLBORN in 1881.
>
> Looking up the census I counted roughly about 90-100 men there of all
> trades and ages.
>
> There was no indication on the census that I could see.
>
> Thank you.
> Kind regards. April
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 17:16:37 -0000
> From: "Philip Maddocks" <>
> Subject: Re: [LON] ALFRED STRONG
> To: "April" <>, <>
> Message-ID: <>
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> reply-type=original
>
> April
>
> If you go to:
>
> http://www.britishmedals.us/kevin/intro.html
>
> look under Nominal Rolls; there are listing there of several regiments
> that
> served in the Boer War.
>
> Philip Maddocks
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "April" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 12:54 PM
> Subject: [LON] ALFRED STRONG
>
>
>>I am looking for more information on ALFRED STRONG born 1850 Pancras,
>> London. He could be the one who I am looking for who fought in the Boar
>> War.
>>
>> He enlisted (no idea where) 23/12/1900 and was discharged 12/4/1902.
>> He settled in Durban, South Africa and married Annie C Smith.
>>
>> Before he enlisted he was in the NOL Ambulance corp for 3 months. His
>> trade was that of Baker/Confectioner.
>>
>> Hopefully, someone might recognise this information as being part of
>> their family line. If so, please contact me as you may be able to help
>> me further.
>>
>> Thank you and kind regards.
>>
>> April
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> ------------------------------
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> Message: 7
> Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 13:43:15 -0500
> From: Mick Gurling <>
> Subject: Re: [LON] FETTER LANE
> Cc:
> Message-ID: <>
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>
> April wrote:
>> Could anyone enlighten me as what was in FETER LANE, St, ANDREW,
>> HOLBORN in 1881.
>>
>> Looking up the census I counted roughly about 90-100 men there of all
>> trades and ages.
>>
>> There was no indication on the census that I could see.
>>
>> Thank you.
>> Kind regards. April
>>
>>
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> For information regarding LMA Digitisation ,also 1911 census info please
>> visit the London List Homepage http://www.londonlist.org.uk/news.htm The
>> site also gives guidance on how to post, and also much London
>> information. Well worth visiting before posting queries to the list !
>> This mailing list works in parallel with the London surname interest list
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>>
> Google is your friend:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fetter_Lane
>
> When I used to walk it as a kid most of it was the remains of Bombed out
> buildings.
>
> --
> /*MickG*/
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