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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 08:19
Replies: 7
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Posted By PScofield
Yes this is the same family in Burkes. So...

Yes this is the same family in Burkes.

So William (I) was born 27 March 1809.

Burkes shows us that William (I) was son of Vicar William (-1) who was son of Vicar William (-2) and he was son of...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 22nd October 2020, 22:52
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By PScofield
Well it seems William (I) was not an...

Well it seems William (I) was not an ornithologist

"Captain William Jesse was the author of Notes of a Half-Pay in Search of Health: or Russia, Circassia, and the Crimea in I839-40 (London: James...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 22nd October 2020, 18:19
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By PScofield
William Jesse (I) 1809-1871 Baptised 07/07/1809...

William Jesse (I)
1809-1871
Baptised
07/07/1809 (7 Jul 1809) All Saints,West Bromwich,Stafford
Death
01/02/1871 (1 Feb 1871) Ingatestone Essex

Magistrate formerly Captain in 75th (Stirlingshire)...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 18:23
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By PScofield
Henry Farmer Francis Birth 1866 Umhlali...

Henry Farmer Francis

Birth
1866 Umhlali Victoria County now Kwazulu Natal

Death Date:
07 Aug 1901 Impisane Komatipoort

Attached is probate
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 08:07
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By PScofield
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates,...

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1968

William Fox
Birth
21/11/1872 (21 Nov 1872) Philadelphia
Death
24/08/1947 (24 Aug 1947) Philadelphia Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA

Although his death...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 07:55
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By PScofield
Thomas Vernon Fox Birth 20/11/1878 (20 Nov...

Thomas Vernon Fox

Birth
20/11/1878 (20 Nov 1878)

Baptism
08/01/1879 (8 Jan 1879) Hammersmith, Middlesex, England

MARRIAGE DATE: 18/03/1914 (18 Mar 1914)
MARRIAGE PLACE: All Hallows, Tottenham...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 12th October 2020, 21:47
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By PScofield
Name Foster Dewey Smith jnr Birth 01/07/1920 (1...

Name
Foster Dewey Smith jnr
Birth
01/07/1920 (1 Jul 1920) Morristown, N.J.
Death
09/05/2012 (9 May 2012) Miami, Florida
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 9th October 2020, 07:26
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By PScofield
Johns son was: Roderick Drummond...

Johns son was:

Roderick Drummond McClounie
BIRTH 19 Mar 1904
Zomba, Southern Malawi
DEATH 13 May 1932 (aged 28)
Kamloops, Thompson-Nicola Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
BURIAL
Vernon...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 9th October 2020, 04:26
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By PScofield
John Mackintosh Mcclounie Mother Annie...

John Mackintosh Mcclounie
Mother
Annie Muir
Father
John Mcclounie
Baptism
9 Jan 1870 Free Church, Ecclefechan, Dumfries, Scotland

Burial
11 May 1941 Vancouver, Canada
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 2nd October 2020, 18:39
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By PScofield
I see Anna Kubary is well cover in a previous...

I see Anna Kubary is well cover in a previous thread but I see this recent website adds an extra...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 30th September 2020, 04:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,796
Posted By PScofield
That all makes sense Charles...

That all makes sense

Charles Hose
1863–1929
BIRTH 12 OCT 1863 • Willian, North Hertfordshire District, Hertfordshire, England
DEATH 14 NOVEMBER 1929 • Nursing home, Purley Oaks, Surrey,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 30th September 2020, 01:18
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By PScofield
See his obit...

See his obit here

http://www.birdwatch.ph/html/corp/timfishertribute-obituary.html

Parents:
Hugh J W Fisher
Beryl Tellwright

One might infer H is for Hugh.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 29th September 2020, 01:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,796
Posted By PScofield
Name: Ernest Hose Gender: Male Birth: 10 Sept...

Name: Ernest Hose
Gender: Male
Birth: 10 Sept 1872
Baptism Date: 29 Sep 1872
Baptism Place: Roydon (near Diss), Norfolk, England
Father: Thomas Charles Hose (Rector)
Mother: Fanny
FHL Film...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 25th September 2020, 00:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,740
Posted By PScofield
Kathleen, Charles and Geoffrey were brothers and...

Kathleen, Charles and Geoffrey were brothers and sister (attached 1939 England and Wales Register record)

Name: Kathleen Alicia Annette White
Birth: 26 Apr 1922 Preston, Lancs
Death Date: 7 Jan...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 24th September 2020, 23:42
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By PScofield
Minor addition: Carl Anton Werner...

Minor addition:

Carl Anton Werner Hüsker
Born
30/01/1849
Baptism
31/01/1849 Gescher, Westfalen, Preußen, Germany

Father: Bernardus Wernerus Hüsker
Mother: Carolina Triep
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By PScofield
The attached record is from Heitman's Register...

The attached record is from Heitman's Register Part II - Complete Alphabetical List of Commissioned Officers of the Army, September 29, 1789, to March 2, 1903.

From this we learn:

1) That TC had 2...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 19:29
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By PScofield
from Hume, Edgar Erskine. "ORNITHOLOGISTS OF THE...

from Hume, Edgar Erskine. "ORNITHOLOGISTS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY MEDICAL CORPS: Part I." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 8.9 (1940): 1301-1388.

"It was 1906 when medical officers were given...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 04:56
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By PScofield
Good catch Mark! Thomas Charlton Henry...

Good catch Mark!

Thomas Charlton Henry (1928-1890) is not our man:

Name: Thomas Charlton Henry
Birth Date: 20 Apr 1828
Death Date: 31 Aug 1890
Cemetery: Laurel Hill Cemetery
Burial or Cremation...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 03:53
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By PScofield
So lets see how this myth and all these half...

So lets see how this myth and all these half truths developed.

There are 3 men [edit actually 4 see below].

Clearly our Reverend is not the father of 2 and according to the family's genealogy 2 is...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 17th September 2020, 19:35
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By PScofield
From...

From

http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/918

"Accumulated excreta and egesta of this kind are conveniently termed guano, a word derived from the
Quechua huanu, meaning dung, and first...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 11th September 2020, 19:06
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By PScofield
Filed for Naturalisation: 5th Feb 1942 Granted:...

Filed for Naturalisation: 5th Feb 1942
Granted: 29/4/1946.

P
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 1st September 2020, 20:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,740
Posted By PScofield
Grant, Claude Henry Baxter whose dates are...

Grant, Claude Henry Baxter whose dates are generally given as 1878-1958

Henry Claude B Grant's birth was registered in the first quarter of 1879, Kensington London.
Death 9 JAN 1958 • Surrey,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 1st September 2020, 18:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,740
Posted By PScofield
Although Grant says that R.B. Horniman died in...

Although Grant says that R.B. Horniman died in WW2 I can find no casualty record for this name. The facts suggest to me that R.B. Horniman was actually a pseudonym of the aforementioned Capt C.H.B....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 28th August 2020, 18:38
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By PScofield
Finlay Simon MACKENZIE 1885–1963 BIRTH 21 FEB...

Finlay Simon MACKENZIE
1885–1963
BIRTH 21 FEB 1885 • 87 Academy Street, Inverness, Scotland
DEATH 7 DEC 1963 • Belfast, Ireland

Pretty interesting chap was in the Scots Greys and the NW Mounted...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 25th August 2020, 05:58
Replies: 81
Views: 22,747
Posted By PScofield
In the US, British, and (presumably) British...

In the US, British, and (presumably) British Indian Army a retiree who previously held a higher rank can apply for advancement to that higher rank on the retired list. One possibility is that Robert...
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