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How one Findmypast user discovered her 17th century ancestor in our Lincolnshire Parish records
As passenger ships were requisitioned on the outbreak of war, many of the crews were left stranded without jobs or homes to go to
By using Findmypast, I learned about the frequency of my ancestors' surname and in conjunction with family tradition, I was able to narrow the search down to find a specific record confirming their origin in Kent, England.
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