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Locating records of a man employed by Rufford Abbey for 70 years?

Regrettably such records could be almost anywhere or nowhere. The County Record Office is the obvious place to start. Then any other archives in the area. Depending on the history of the place, it's ...
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Locating records of a man employed by Rufford Abbey for 70 years?

I don't have a specific answer but thought the following information might help. There are a couple of libraries which may have records you are looking for. From the Nottinghamshire gov website's ...
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Military Record is the first sign of existence

I can think of several cases where someone might be considered 'missing' and notices placed in newspapers. Cases would range from the criminal to the simple case where a family moved and lost touch ...
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Did Richard Hill and Blanche Todd live in India in the late 19th Century?

Re the possibility of India - this seems unlikely not just from a chronological viewpoint but also from the term Commissary. That was a rank /appointment in the East India Company's or British Indian ...
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Marriage certificate of ancestor in Caracas

You could try the Venezuela Civil Registration, 1873-2003 registers available on FamilySearch.org. They contain Births, marriages, deaths, indexes and other records created by civil registration ...
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Locating will from Berlin (Germany) in 1930s?

Wills of people who have died should be at the district court (Amtsgericht), which serves as a Nachlassgericht here. Which court depends on the exact place of living (district). You might use the ...
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Where to find ship manifests for immigrants to Venezuela, 1946-1953?

If you are a Spanish Speaker and / or can tolerate Google Translate the following are a couple places I have found you can try. One thing to keep in mind is they may not have traveled directly from ...
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How can I find a professional genealogist to perform a search in Italy?

Before hiring a professional genealogist, try to find out in which town in Piemonte your great-grandfather was born. I would suggested ordering his death certificate and marriage certificate from ...
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Did Richard Hill and Blanche Todd live in India in the late 19th Century?

I am not sure where the graphic below comes from originally but I clipped it from page 2 of 9 at http://spotidoc.com/doc/53190/menu---mccormick-and-schmick-s. I think that the newspaper clipping (...
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Family History location

If you know the specific base or squadron he was in, you might be able to find a veteran's web site. This link has a list of bases, etc. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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How can I find out about the Oklahoma Children’s Home (Finding) Society

Check out the OrphanFinder.com/Oklahoma page for information about many orphanages and records in Oklahoma.
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Identifying and locating records for town in Westfalen?

Gardeja - all my ancestry records point to here. The furthest I have traced is Eduard and Julie Graustein, daughter Auguste Graustein, married to William Grunth (various spellings). Seems Auguste died ...
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Finding Specific Railroad Segments in the United Started named after employees?

You might be able to find something about your specific individuals by name (what is sometimes called "a lucky dip") but I suggest you are better off looking for general information about the ...
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Locating records of a man employed by Rufford Abbey for 70 years?

A recent cataloguing project by the Friends of Nottinghamshire Archives (FONA) has been done on previously unrecorded Savile Estate Papers. (June 2022) It may be useful to ask the Archive when these ...
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