Category Archives: ELLIS

Researching a Funeral Notice: Herbert William POOLE (d. 1901)

For the past ten days, many vital tasks (none of them even remotely concerned with genealogy) have demanded my attention. For me, a day without research or writing is like a day without sunshine, so by last night I was more than a little … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Death Certificate: Elizabeth POOLE (d. 1856)

In an earlier post about The Cambrian Index and its value in researching the POOLE family in Swansea, I mentioned that a death notice in 1856 for Elizabeth POOLE mistakenly listed her as the “wife of Charles POOLE, tailor, Little Wind Street.” Prior … Continue reading

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