"Hi David, I think my info came from her death cert & you know how the person reporting it gets things mxd up, or simply don't know, hence her 1820 b/date & lol, you know how we women like to keep everyone in the dark about our age!
"Hi David, homemade cream of asparagus soup sounds delicious! You are in France?
I got the spelling & 1820 date from a record in Australia, so she either fibbed or somebody got it wrong!
Once again David, thank you so much for all your wonderful…"
David 11000 has been a wonderful help to me on the Middlesex group, I have been searching for over 10 yrs & getting nowhere, but he found it all, just by dropping the "R" out of her name, so that's one brick wall crashed & I am truly grateful.See More
"I think she was probably born 1817. Her brother William, baptised on the same day, was aged 25 ie 25 to 29, in 1841, so either one or both of them was a late baptism.I think Elizabeth Pain may have been Robert Stangroom's second wife, and…"
"Lunch was good thanks. Home made cream of asparagus soup.
Here's Hellen's marriage cert in case you haven't got it. The witness is probably either her father or her elder brother. Hellen gives her age as "of full…"
"Robert Stangroom age 59 of Perceval St Clerkenwell was buried in Highgate Cemetery on 4 May 1840
Margaret Stangroom age 67 of Percival St, Clerkenwell, was buried at St James St Pancras on 3 Dec 1845
Percival St, Clerkenwell
"Whilst Hellen's father was Robert Stangroom, her mother wasn't Elizabeth. Baptism at St James Clerkenwell on 15 Oct 1817 of Hellen Stangroom daughter of Robert & Margaret, of Percival St., plumber. They also baptised William on the…"
I've researching my tree for 10 yrs now. Live in a small village, pop 270. Have 3 adult children, 1 grandaughter.
Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
Carpenter, Cornwall England.
Todd, S.A. Australia.
Nicholls, S.A. Australia.
Thomas, Cornwall England.
Jacobs, Berkshire England
Maslin, Berkshire England
Guy, Cornwall England
I got started researching my family history ......
I've been interested in genealogy for many yrs but didn't get serious until I discovered the internet.
I have been doing genealogy since ....
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
My 2x Grt grandmother Ellen Nicholls.
By joining Looking 4 Kin I hope to .....
Complete my tree, find some living rellies & form some friendships!
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