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Parker, George Henry 6 months 1 week ago #62388

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Apologies, antoher question.... Where would one find the info on the people who were actually awarded the ABO

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Parker, George Henry 6 months 1 week ago #62389

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Alettie - you are sadly looking for a needle in a haystack.

Have you got the attached marriage certificate iro George Henry Parker? You will note that he was born in Birmingham in about 1870 which will give you a start. The problem is that the middle name wasn't often in use in Victorian times and there are plenty of possibilities which will confuse you. The closest I have come is to a George H Parker, born in 1871, whose job, according to the 1891 England census, is a Billiard Room attendant (Snooker)



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Parker, George Henry 6 months 1 week ago #62394

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Hi Rory,

Thank you so much - I did not have the Marriage Certificate. I appreciate it.

I do have Baptism Records of 3 of his Children, all Baptised in Krugersdorp. All of the Baptism Records states his name and that of Susanna Catherine (Katrina) Liebenberg. He worked on the Sterkfontein mines as a Lime Burner. Maybe he came here looking for better fortunes :) After his death, his wife got married to a Bredenhann and they remained in the area until the time of her death.

I have the death certificates for both himself and his wife also.

I will also check the passenger records for that period.

Once again, thank you...

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