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Finding resting place of deceased Leicestershire clergyman?

I'm attempting to find the burial location of clergyman Edward Brewer Brooks who I know to have died in my house in 1901 (in the UK). I can trace his entire career through Crockford's Clerical ...
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Why name John Doe as surety?

It's not uncommon to find John Doe named as surety on a bond, as shown in the eighteenth century probate bond below: Either there were an awful lot of John Does in Leicestershire, or John Doe was ...
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