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22 June 2018 Letters Of Reference And Introduction C1850s Dear fellow history lovers, What is a letter of reference or introduction? What good could it do for a person to have a good letter? I have a young man, Mr. Nugent, from Ireland arriving in New York City with a letter of reference to a NYC lawyer,
20 June 2018 Cloth In The 1860s I have a draper. In the 1860s through 1900, what kinds of cloth could he have sold? Thank you. So far I have Irish linen, American cotton. And what is poplin? What were these clothes used for? I have linen for suits and dresses, cotton for dress
08 June 2018 Futter Are you related to Herbert Ernest Futter? Born in Norwich in 1917. For some reason unknown to me my aunt had a collection of personal papers belonging to Herbert. He is not related to me so would love to return it to his family.
04 June 2018 James Corps Norwich Trying to find more information on James Corps from the 1850s he was an organ builder in Norwich and had a factory somewhere in Norwich
03 June 2018 Elsden/Helsden And Various Spellings Trying to find birth of Benjamin Helsden b. c1756 married and died in Sparham, but no positive info on parents or where born.
30 May 2018 Page Family, Ellingham John Page b. Ellingham 1739, married first Judith Mitchel, then Mary Sims. Parents John Page (snr) and Mary Little. Does anyone know more about JP snr and/or Pages of Ellingham?
30 May 2018 Leighton/Lighton I am researching this strand of my family tree. I know they came from Tivetshall St Mary and tivetshall St Margaret. My great grandfather was Frederick born in 1856 Tivetshall St margaret- his father William (spelt Lighton) and mother Ann Lighton ( former
22 May 2018 Oxford University 1650s I apologize for asking in the wrong county. We Harrisons of Ireland and Norfolk may have an Irish Harrison who attended Oxford University in the 1650s. Whom would I contact at Oxford for a record on a former student, who attended university there? I wo
20 May 2018 Canham Wondering if there are any CANHAMS still residing in the Norfolk area? We have many in Western New York State. Happy to exchange information. Also, will the GDPR cause the loss of your site?
11 May 2018 Back Nfhs Magazines Have a lot of old mags back to 2002, available to any researcher, preferably within the Durham area.
08 May 2018 Bindley, Nichols Hope someone can help. I am trying to find the marriage record for John Bindley and Elizabeth Esther Nichols. Nothing has been found with NORS search. Date of marriage Dec 21-23 1888. Believed to have married at St Mark's Lakenham.
06 May 2018 Bradstreet And Abbott South lopham, Fersfield and Bressingham. Why were they sometimes called Bradstreet and other times Abbott c1700-c1900
04 May 2018 Harrison We Harrisons have 9 branches in the U.K., Ireland, Canada, the U.S., and New Zealand. In Ireland we researched back to 1687. Before that our ancestor was from Norfolk, England, possibly a Rycharde Heryson (1500s), a Catholic rector, may be our ancestor.
02 May 2018 Buttivant Want to know more about the origins of the Buttivant family/surname. Where did it come from and in what year/century did it arrive in Norfolk? Thanks in advance for any help (am a newbie just at the start of my journey).
30 April 2018 Baker Christopher Baker of Weeds Square Norwich, Died Dec 22,1906, aged 67. Anybody know where he was buried please?
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