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From: "Alec" <>
Subject: Re:They don't make comics like they used too!
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 18:01:40 +0100
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Ah! fact is Colleen, I was going on to 12 years old by the time the Bash
Street Kids first appeared in the Beano in February 1954 and "into uvver
Biffo the Bear was on the front and Korky the Kat was on the front of the
Dandy -They don't make comics like they used too!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Colleen" <>
To: "Alec" <>; <>
Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 5:45 PM
Subject: Re: Introduction & Help Reqd Williams
> Don't tell me you've not read Beano & Dandy comics, Alec! Anyone who has
> knows who A Willams is - she's Bash Street Kid aka Corky Cat :-) Names
> which bring back wonderful, early memories for me.
> My Walthamstow grandfather used to read me those comics before I could
> even say Corky Cat. Ah, the good old days! What wouldn't I give to sit on
> granddad's knee and have him read to me one more time.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alec" <
>> You were a bit sparse on your information -including your name!
>> However the Marriage Certificate should provide the parents and
>> -Good luck, Alec
>> Marriages Sep 1850
>> Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
>> Williams Edwin Gravesend 5237
>> Finney Mary Ellen Gravesend 5237
>> Created 1st July 1837.
>> Sub-district : Gravesend.
>> GRO volumes : V (1837-51); 2a (1852-1930).
>> Gravesend, Milton. Registers now in Gravesend district.
>> 132 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BE.
>> Tel: 0845 678 5000. Fax: 01474 564 428.
>> Household Record 1881 British Census
>> Name RelationMarital StatusGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupationDisability
>> Edwin WILLIAMS Head M Male 56 Tilbury, Essex, England Mariner
>> Mary E. WILLIAMS Wife M Female 57 Gravesend, Kent, England
>> Charles WILLIAMS Son U Male 18 Gravesend, Kent, England Carman
>> Arthur WILLIAMS Son U Male 15 Gravesend, Kent, England Scholar
>> Source Information:
>> Dwelling 18 Parry Place
>> Census PlacePlumstead, Kent, England
>> Family History Library Film 1341176
>> Public Records Office Reference RG11
>> Piece / Folio 0749 / 47
>> Page Number 31
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "A Williams" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 7:17 AM
>> Subject: Introduction & Help Reqd Williams
>>> After a loose connection with the list for some time (posting strays),
>>> I've now discovered that my husband has Essex forebears. How about that
>>> (and he always thought of himself as a thoroughly northern lad!).
>>> Anyway - is there anyone with access to the Tillbury Parish Registers?
>>> I'm hoping that SKS can do a lookup for Edwin Williams, born Tillbury
>>> 1825 (or a year or so either way). At this stage, his parent's details
>>> are unknown.
>>> A Williams