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Subject: Re: Norfolk to Chatham
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 18:28:10 -0000
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Hello Michael, my ancestor John Ringer married Mary Outlaw daughter of
William Outlaw in Holkham Feb 12, 1850, John was a Master Rope Maker, so I
wondered if there was a connection...........Brenda


----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Outlaw <>
To: <>
Sent: 03 January 2002 15:18
Subject: Re: Norfolk to Chatham


> Hi Hazel,
>
> I don't know anything about any general migration to work at Chatham, but
my
> gg grandfather, Robert Charles Outlaw, moved from Wells next the Sea in
> Norfolk, where his father had a rope making business, to work in the rope
> walk at the Naval Dockyard at Chatham.
>
> I wrote to the Secretary of the Chatham Dockyard Historical Society c/o
The
> Museum, Chatham Historical Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TE, and had an
> extremely helpful reply. Apparently the Dockyard kept meticulous records
> of its employees from 1630 to 1832 and these are stored at the PRO but
> following that date the Admiralty decided not to maintain pay records any
> longer.
>
> The Historical Society may be able to help you, however, with information
on
> numbers of employees hailing from Norfolk.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Good Hunting,
>
> Michael Outlaw
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Hazel Fuller <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 21:44
> Subject: Norfolk to Chatham
>
>
> > I had an interesting email from another searcher for MOORE ancestors
> > today. She had found what appears to be one of my family line while
> > researching her own different Norwich MOORES. I haven't been able to
> > find this particular marriage in Norwich but she discovered one in
> > Chatham in Kent in 1808. Robert Moore is a common name but Fortune
> > Fuller is a less likely one to be duplicated so it seems likely that
> > this could be my missing marriage. This leads me back to a completely
> > different family line from the one I had been surmising and GREENFIELD
> > could be now in my Tree instead of AGGS (prettier anyway!).
> >
> > I am wonder ing: 1. Are there any GREENFIELD researchers in Norwich
> > who can link in to my MOORES in the 18th/early 19th century
> > 2. Does anyone know about Norfolk links with
> > Chatham, e.g. did men go to work in the Chatham dock yard. If memory
> > serves me it was the time of the Napoleonic Wars.
> >
> > Hazel Fuller
> > Devon England
> >
> >
>
>
>


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