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From: Phil & Heather <>
Subject: Re: 1901 census Bristol ws in Gloucestershire
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 13:24:39 +0000
Just to underline your mentioning ParLoc and to add (to save emails for
you!) that Dave Bennett's so useful utility is located here ( a new web
site if you have not realised)
At 12:49 PM 2/13/2003 +0000, EddieS wrote:
>I apologise if this has already been referred to.
>If you search the 1901 census for persons born in Bristol (e.g. using James
>Smith) you will find most of them were born in Gloucester (ie Bristol was
>The same information can be got from the 'Place search'. That also
>identifies Bedminster as being in Somerset.
>This is a good technique for finding which county a place was in in 1901.
>It may also be useful for dealing with those 'difficult' areas on the
>borders with London or Middlesex.
>Another useful way of finding which county a place was in is to use the
>excellent Parish Locator (Parloc).
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "David Lamb" <>
>Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 6:33 AM
>Subject: Re: Re: Fw: 1901 census
>I can't work out many of Ruth's problem place names (indeed, they may not be
>problems to her - just examples), but anyway, here are some suggestions:
>"Bristol Gloster - Wiltshire, surely?" - No; as far as I know Bristol was in
>Somerset before Avon was created. The border with Wiltshire at its nearest
>was about 13 miles away.
>David Lamb (Paignton, Devon, UK)
>Interests (Essex): BAXTER, BERRY, EREY, GOLDSTONE, LAMB, MOTT, PARTRIDGE,
>SARGENT, TICHBORNE, WEBB, WILLSHER
>(Suffolk): BRYNGLOVE, CRISPE, FINCH, PARTRIDGE, PORTER, PRATT
>----- Part of Original Message -----
>Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 2:53 PM
>Subject: Re: Fw: 1901 census
> > Cenderford Gloshire - somewhere in Gloucestershire I assume
> > Essex Mountnering, Essex Mounto Essing - Mountnessing
> > Warickshire Coton - but in Staffs I think, not Warwickshire
> > Hert Faversham - that's Kent not Herts
> > Cambridge Herdwicks - Hardwick
> > Cambridge Coxton - Caxton
> > Gillingham Essex - that's Tillingham
> > Dingie Essex - Dengie
> > Hare Herts - Ware
> > Essex Good Easton - either Good Easter or Great Easton
> > Essex Tackley, Essex Jakeley, Essex Torkeley, Fakeley Essex - Takeley
> > Ganham Ldn - where in London?
> > London Baysmaten - Bayswater
> > Essex Gt Barfield, Bartfield Essex - Great Bardfield
> > Essex Dunlow, Essex Danmow - Dunmow
> > Brimstead Essex - where?
> > Essex Herringate - ?Heron's gate
> > Essex Harlon - Harlow
> > Essex Aibridge - where?
> > Essex Lampfrd - Sampford?
> > Bristol Gloster - Wiltshire, surely?
> > Beds Caton Loncon - somewhere in Bedfordshire I assume
> > Devon Neaton Abbot - Newton Abbot
> > Hertfords Pentkand - somewhere in Herts?
> > Herts Little Adam, Herts Great Adam, Herts All Saints Nk- where?
> > Many of these will be the original ennumerators guessing at place names,
> > but what is the excuse for misspelling county names?
> > Ruth
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