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Death from Climacteric Decay: William POOLE (d. 1869)

Online death indexes for England and Wales provide limited information about an ancestor’s death. Many common names and listing the registration of death only by the quarter of the year mean that the researcher must order a death certificate to verify the … Continue reading

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A Name Puzzle: Angela Letitia POOLE (1909 – 1996)

Often genealogical research uncovers only one “official” source that attests to a person’s birth name, and we have little choice except to record the name as shown on that document. In the case of my husband’s mother, Angela, several extant documents cause some confusion about … Continue reading

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