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From: "John Henley" <>
Subject: Re: BREWER/LERSNER
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 10:05:01 +0100
Just a thought - how much documentary evidence have you for the name
LERSNER? If only one or two certificates, could it have been LESSNER?
OR, remember 'L' is liable to be mis-transcribed as S, T, J and so on when
searching for him in indexes.
HENLEY, PARKER, PRENTICE, SECKER, RAPER, DURDEN
ROLFE, (O)RAFFERTY, EVANS, PARSONS, SYMONDS [Berks/Hants/Wilts]
From: <>Date: 28 June 2000 14:11Subject:
>Can any one help me? I'm a new subscriber living in Portsmouth UK and I'm
>tracing a terribly interesting part of my family tree, now, of course, I'm
>>I have a relative, Henry Charles Lersner who had a daughter, Lilian
>who married my great, great grandfather, Albert Arthur Brewer April 20th
>at the Parish Church in the Parish of Christ Church, Great Warley or Wailey
>>Henry Charles has left a document stating he was related very closely to
>Hesse Darmstatd family in Germany, who, for all history lovers, married
>every royal family in Europe at that time. The trouble is, I can find no
>trace of him. He states he was a naturalised British Citizen, he moved to
>England, apparently at the same or similar time to the Mountbatten Family,
>of Broadlands fame in Romsey Hants, but there is no record of Henry
>Lersner anywhere. Could he have been born on "the wrong side of the
>bedclothes" or is his document fraudulent?
>>Apparently Henry Charles lived at Leigh Hill in the county of Essex. He
>born at Hesse Darmstadt 04/10/1826 and the document was written 1884.
>>I'm very new to this genealogical game (hard isn't it!!!) but I really
>to trace this man and place him where he belongs, as a liar or a royal.
>>Thank you in advance for any help or suggestions.
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