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Please feel free to take any photos that I attach and upload them to your family tree. You do not need to ask my permission or credit me for the photograph.|
I live in the East Riding of Yorkshire in England and am willing to look for graves etc in the local area.
I am trying to make a full record of the cemeteries I live near and am using local history records to add in the details for headstones which I cannot read or are missing. I started this when tracing my own family tree and my aim is to help anyone tracing their family. I do not want to upset anyone, so if anyone wants me to remove or transfer memorials please let me know.
Tip (Copied from England Discussion Forum):
To do a search for cemetery or churchyard in a particular county go to cemetery search and begin with a full search for all in England. Find-A-Grave will say that there are too many records and that you should go back and refine the search so that it returns fewer results. Ignore this and in the address bar at the top of the screen, where the url reads:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=5&CSst=0 replace the 0 at the end with one of the following codes. There may still be several pages of cemeteries in the list for the county, but it is easier to look through
4216 County Durham
4811 East Riding of Yorkshire
4217 East Sussex
4220 Greater London
5248 Greater Manchester
4226 Isle of Wight
4233 North Yorkshire
4240 South Yorkshire
4244 Tyne and Wear
5249 West Midlands
4247 West Sussex
4248 West Yorkshire
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|Jac Chamberlain||Bertha Alice Vagg|
Thank you for taking this photo of my great great aunts grave. Thanks to you I now have more information to added to my family tree.
My grandfather passed in WWII and the photo you posted of his memorial is the first time I or any of my family has seen it. He passed shortly after my mother was born and she never knew him.
Being residents of the Canada and the US, we have never been able to make it over to England. And as my mother is getting on in years, she may not make it at all.
Your photo brought him just that much closer to us. Thank you very much.
Added by Ross on Aug 23, 2014 7:38 AM
|Barbara (Kirsch) Day||RE: William Broadbent|
|Barbara (Kirsch) Day||William Broadbent|
William Broadbent was my Gr-Gr-Grandfathers Btother. Her is information of the tow that are buried in the Owston Ferry cemetery # 118059586
His wife was Mary Ann Betts.
William-18 Apr 1845 Qwston Ferry Died-18 Nov 1919
Parents were Bias Broadbent and Elizabeth/Betsey Nichols
Mary Ann Bets B-1847 East Stockwith, Lincoln, England Died-14 Mar 1932 Owston Ferry Hert parents were William Betts and Mary Could you fix the information You have..Thank you
hi Im hoping u can help me im doing family research and im trying to find out more about my ex husband side of the family.. I was writing about the photos and bio u put up of maude doreen diaper it dont say who she was married to up here..my email is
If u have an obutiary or any other info i would appreciate it.
|chapman clanner||Edwin Cawthorne lineage|
My grandfather was Francis Edwin Cawthorne(b.1900) and his father was John J. Cawthorne a/k/a "Caulhorne" (d.1910)from Leeds and Yorkshire. I was wondering if the Edwin Cawthorne memorial you posted might be the person my grandpa was partially named after? Their family is hard to trace since they changed the surname from the wealthy mining Churley family name to the wife's maiden name Cawthorne around 1890. Thanks much.
|Janet Wheal||RE: Law/Oldridge family|
Thankyou for replying.
You seemed to have so many of my relatives listed Law/Clapham/Oldridge/Guest.
Not surprising as my Mothers family lived in Goole.
|Janet Wheal||Law/Oldridge family|
Edwin and Laura Law nee Oldridge were my Grandparents.
I 'd be interested to know your interest in this family.
|Karen (Porteous) Glass||Harold PORTAS & wife Charlotte|
Could you transfer Harold and his wife Charlotte PORTAS memorial to my account? The are descendants of my 4x great uncle Thomas.
Karen (Porteous) Glass
researching all PORTAS families in Lincs
|Allison Thorpe||Fanny Charlotte Ward|
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