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Looking for marriage of Annie Elizabeth to James Spencer Ward, ca 1900 in Cheshire?

Interestingly, James and Annie's headstone seems to hold some key information about Annie's ancestry and therefore her marriage. It can be found on FindAGrave: As you can see, the Wards were buried ...
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Looking for marriage of Annie Elizabeth to James Spencer Ward, ca 1900 in Cheshire?

I assume that the children you have found in the birth indexes are these ones: Eveline Edith WARD 1903 Q4 Chester 8a 380 Rose Gertrude WARD 1905 Q4 Chester 8a 364 James Spencer WARD 1907 ...
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Finding details of ancestor's trial at Chester Assizes in 1847

If any case papers do survive, then they should be at the National Archives in the ASSI series. https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/criminal-trials-assize-...
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Looking for more occupational records of Walter Cowin

If I am correct, I think that this is family of Cowin as required by you living at 137 Market Street, Hoylake on the 1911 Census. However the surname is misread and mis-transcribed as Crown. Walter ...
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Grandmother as spinster? (Staffordshire, 1736)

By law an illegitimate child could not inherit from the father. If a father wanted to provide for his natural child he had to make a gift in his lifetime or include the child in his will. In either ...
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