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I don't understand the Piece scope of a UK Prison Register record on Find my past

Anything like this that has originated from the National Archives is best understood by consulting their catalogue - in this case you can search for HO 27/143 to find the record and then view it in ...
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What is the accuracy of FindMyPast's MarriageFinder tool?

Assuming that the indexes are 100% accurate, then the Marriage Finder will be 100% accurate, given that the spouse will always have the same Volume, Page and Quarter as the input person. However, ...
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Finding records of professional athlete and trainer who married 1911 at Cardiff, Wales?

Brute force searching is sometimes the way to go. I found your wife's great grandmother's birth record on Familysearch. Esme Katherine Earley England and Wales Birth Registration Index Name Esme ...
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What is the accuracy of FindMyPast's MarriageFinder tool?

As stated in the previous answer, any system which shows you the names of the spouses on the same page can only be as accurate or as complete as the indexes themselves are. If the transcribers cannot ...
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Finding FindMyPast Devon Marriage image indexed by FamilySearch?

I used the Old Search to search for any marriage in 1729 with "Plymouth, Devon, England" in the Where box, then narrowed the search by selecting these filters: Country: England Subcategory: Marriages ...
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Finding FindMyPast Devon Marriage image indexed by FamilySearch?

The marriage occurred at Plymouth Charles the Martyr, as it can be found in the index made by the late Don Curkeet: Charles the Martyr Marriages 1644-1758. OSMENT, Robert, 1720-1729, SIMONS, ...
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I don't understand the Piece scope of a UK Prison Register record on Find my past

I agree with the recommendation in the previous answer to view the cited collection in the online catalogue of the archive which holds the record, in this case, TNA. This answer is intended as a ...
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Finding FindMyPast Devon Marriage image indexed by FamilySearch?

I eventually found the image of this marriage on page 206 of 285 in the Devon, Plymouth & West Devon Parish Registers at FindMyPast ( https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record/browse?id=gbprs%2fply%...
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