Friday, October 29, 2004

With my ADMIN hat on - posting to boards and lists

It is rare that I take my admin hat on and post ex-cathedra, and even less often now I have cut down on the nunber of boards I administer but I still look after the same handful of very quiet lists.

In reply to an offer to email details privately I wrote today to ENG-HAM-NEW-FOREST-L@rootsweb.com:-
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It is aways best to post the the full details to the list, preferably as a family group with date place, birthplace, occupation - in the style of an 1881 census entry or a wedding certificate for example - and the answer - including failed searches - to the list.

The dialogue gets archived for future researchers, including yourselves if you have a bad computer failure, or for living cousins to find you by.

It particularly it pays to post village and farm names in my experience - and it is easy for the rest of us just to delete our version when we clean out our mailboxes

regards to all

Hugh W

ADMIN

ENG-HAM-NEW-FOREST
List Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New Forest, a wooded area in southwest Hampshire, England, that was originally a royal hunting ground established by William the Conqueror in 1079.

Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: User Home Pages WATKINS and LAPHAM of Monmouthshire and Bristol UK my cousins owned the The Crown Hotel Lyndhurst

William Henry Jones (son of James Jones and Mary Jones) was born Abt. 1866 in Raglan, and died Abt. 1926 in possibly Lyndhurst Hampshire.

More About William Henry Jones:
Kelly's Hampshire: 1923, Page 34 illustrated advertisement for the Crown Hotel.
Lived: Bet. 1911 - 1926, The Cottage, Lyndhurst, Hampshire.
Occupation: Bet. 1920 - 1926, Manager, Crown Hotel, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hampshire.
Owned by: 1920, The Executors of Mrs Jones, Crown Hotel, Kelly's.
Successor: 1939, Edward Vandyk, Crown Hotel, Kelly's.


The widow Mary JONES originally of Raglan
and her four children from Usk Monmouthshire

took over the Crown Hotel Lyndhurst circa 1889 to 1919
her putative father was a brickyard owner and builder and she was probably responsible for the present listed facade

More About Mary Jones:
Baptism: January 11, 1841, St. Cadocs Raglan.
Mary Jones married James Jones March 15, 1864, St. Cadoc's Raglan.

Census 1: 1881, Bridge Street Grocery & Drapery Shop Usk.
Census 2: 1881, John R. PALMER, Crown Hotel.
Census 3: 1901, Crown Hotel, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hant..
Occupation 1: 1881, Grocer & Draper.
Occupation 2: Bet. 1889 - 1919, Hotel Proprietor.
Owned by: 1875, Mrs George Ernest Lowman, Crown Hotel in Kelly's.
Sister in law: 1881, Edward Jones.
Ancestry.co.uk - 1871 Wales Census
• Coming soon:
Monmouthshire - ooohhh DARN IT - been waiting years and years to sort these JONES !

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