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Ask the Expert – the mystery of Mary ›

29 November, 2011

Our resident expert Stephen Rigden, pictured below, answers your queries. From Daniel Martin: ‘My great-grandmother’s name was Mary Ann Bell, who I can trace as marrying in Hammersmith in 1872. I cannot find her or her family (one known son from 1872) in the 1881 census but she appears again in 1891 with two children born in 1884 and 1886.… Read more ›