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From: "Valerie Bushell" <>
Subject: Re: Poplar Training School in Essex
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 1997 18:33:46 +1300
You might have a bit of difficulty with the Lookup Exchange address- it
should be http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/8555/lookup.html.
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/8555/england.html which will take
you straight though to the England page.
Valerie, in hot and sunny Auckland, New Zealand
> From: Joan in Colorado <>
> To: Krista N. Priggen <>;
> Subject: Re: Poplar Training School in Essex
> Date: Wednesday, 17 December 1997 09:27
> Hi, Krista!
> You might try the England Lookup Exchange where you can get free lookups
> the 1881 census and much other material. You can reach them at
> I have the 1823 Pigot's Directory for Essex if you care to e-mail your
> ancestor's surname.
> Best wishes and Merry Christmas,
> Joan in Colorado
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Krista N. Priggen <>
> To: <>
> Date: Tuesday, December 16, 1997 12:59 PM
> Subject: Poplar Training School in Essex
> We are trying to trace my grandfather and his family in England prior
> to his emigration to Canada. He was orphaned at age 5 or 6, sent to
> a place called "Poplar Training School", which we believe was in
> Brentwood Essex - can anyone tell me anything about this place?
> Also - is there anything online for looking up surnames in the UK?
> - Krista Priggen
> the unexamined life is not worth living