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Using vehicle number plate to infer registration year in Wiltshire photo

No, this isn't an M registration vehicle. The 'M' for the registration year was at the end of the number (e.g. 'URX 465M'). The tractor shown in the photograph would have been registered before 1963....
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Using vehicle number plate to infer registration year in Wiltshire photo

As @sempaiscuba says, this registration is pre-letter codes, and the pattern restricts it to 1930s to 1963. However, you can get a bit closer from the tractor itself: a very quick image search shows ...
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What does C.N.B.L. on New Hampshire death certificate mean?

FamilySearch have a really useful page of Acronyms and Abbreviations on their Wiki. In this case, for CNBL it has: Cannot Be Located
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How to Search Directories by Address (not name)

You're at a disadvantage searching directories to find street addresses on any of the 'big box' genealogy websites because their indexes are set up to find individual people by nameā€”and it's difficult ...
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Using vehicle number plate to infer registration year in Wiltshire photo

The tractor registration MWV 714 is definitely a Wiltshire County Council issue from 1955. My father bought a new Ford Consul Mk.1 in Wiltshire in about July of that year, registration MWV 535, so as ...
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Seeking Obituaries for Midland, Texas from 1970s and before?

The primary newspaper for Midland, Texas, is the Midland Reporter-Telegram (found by searching for "newspaper" on the "Midland, Texas" wikipedia page). Google "midland reporter telegram archives" and ...
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Are there any online resources to verify death of a inmate at Fort Leavenworth?

You will not be able to access them until 2048. Federal prison records less than 72 years old are exempt from the Freedom of Information Act under subsection (b)(6). To quote from National Archives ...
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