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There are several places one might find information about a cause of death for a person who died in England and Wales in the 1950s: Death certificate: As per Adrian's answer, the death certificate is the obvious place to find the answer. The cheapest way to obtain a certificated copy of an entry of death from England and Wales is from the GRO. The statutory ...


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The death certificate itself, surely. I am assuming that what you have seen is only an index to the death certificates, as I have never seen death certificates without cause of death. We can't be more specific without knowing which administration issued the certificate. The link below is to an index to the General Registrar Office certificates for England ...


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On the main search page on Ancestry there is a search box called "Keyword" if you use that to search for "Frankford Supply" you will find several references to newspaper want ads mentioning Frankford Supply in Bristol, PA. You can also search Newspapers.com. One of the articles I found there is this one from The Bristol Daily Courier (Bristol, Pennsylvania) ...


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Looks like this is on Broadway on the W 42nd St block. Changed a lot since this photo taken but on Google Streetview you can see the old building (now Knickerbocker Hotel) on the right is still standing, quite distinctive brickwork. Source: Google Streetview Found this by checking an old Manhattan directory for Broadway Bookshop and Florsheim - the ...


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According to the legend at the bottom of the page, BO stands for BORO (borough). The possible values are M: Manhattan, X: Bronx, K: Brooklyn, Q: Queens, R: Richmond (Staten Island), Z: at sea, and Y: out of city. The legend for age is N: minutes, H: hours, D: days, L: months.


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This page of the Paterna city council shows different maps of the city, including orthoimages of the flight made by the Army Map Service of the United States in 1956 (under Cartografía --> Histórico --> Americano 1956): Geoportal Paterna You can also check the Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica web page. You can find old maps going to ...


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As already stated in previous answers, the obvious course of action is to use the reference in the registration you've already found and order the certificate from the GRO's Certificate Ordering Service. From the GRO's Most customers want to know: Q1. What information will I see on a certificate? The details contained on a death certificate ...


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Firstly, querying the U.S. Coast Guard would be your first source for information about your father-in-law if he was a U.S. citizen sailing as a merchant seamen on U.S. flagged vessels. In 1952 he would have held U.S. Coast Guard-issued "Seaman" papers (or a U.S.C.G-issued "Officers License") to be able to be signed-on as a crewmember in any department (...


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There is not enough information in this single record to directly answer the question about your great-uncle's death or burial. Let's look at this record a little more closely. Ancestry's database U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 has the following information for where the data came from: Original data: Social Security ...


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As suggested by ColeValleyGirl, try looking for an unusual landmark in the photo that is likely to be still around today. In this case, there was a fountain that could be added to the search terms to greatly reduce the set of possible areas to peruse. With this small set, a quick scan of matching images reveals the matching intersection with the Seagram ...


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For questions of "where do I locate X type of resource?" I like to use the FamilySearch Wiki. On the main page of the Wiki, you can use the map to identify a place to research, or you can use the search box to locate a place or topic. The page for Valencia, Spain describes how and where to find civil and church records. A sidebar on the Valencia ...


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This is a classic application of DNA testing. Have your mother take an atDNA test at Ancestry (which will allow to to transfer her results to many other sites) and prepare to put in some hard work analysing her matches to track down her birth family. I'm suggesting Ancestry because they allow DNA data to be exported for import to other sites (which widens ...


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Vital records in Massachusetts are created and held at the town level. Unlike many other states where records are privatized for decades after the events, the records are mostly open to the public (there are some restrictions for births of adoptees and marriages of children born to unwed parents). The FamilySearch Wiki's Massachusetts Genealogy Guide: Vital ...


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The road on the right in the photo is a two-way, while the road on the left is a one-way. I'd say find out when in NYC past were the East-West streets one-way and North-South avenues two-way, and you'll have a time frame to work with, and also the orientation of this photo, i.e. it is looking towards east or west.


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The Seagram Building, 1958, view from across Park Avenue near the Racquet & Tennis Club building (not St Bart’s as I initially thought) https://www.britannica.com/topic/Seagram-Building


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This is the West Point Military Academy, the West Academic Building, designed by Richard Morris Hunt and built in 1895; renovated in 1959 and renamed Pershing Barracks


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You are a direct relative. Send requests to both the Mississippi and Louisiana Vital Records department on the appropriate forms and the required documentation, usually birth certificate. As a direct relative they will give you copies of their records, for a fee of course.


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