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November 7, 2012  Brian Gould wrote: ” I wonder if anyone could help. My ancestor Harriet Blanche Smith married a Burgess (christian name not known) and they ran a livery stable or racehorse breeding establishment in Dallington in the 1940’s. My GG Uncle Walter Smith, Harriets father, was visiting in 1945 when he died and his body returned to his home at Sarisbury for burial.  We are trying to establish what sort of business he ran and if anyone remembers them”

  • December 4, 2012 Brian Gould “re my inquiry regarding Blanche Burgess, I have found more info. From the 1911 census Blanche Smith married Arthur James Burgess, a grocers assistant. They were living with / visiting his parents James Henry Burgess, a Gardener, and Elizabeth Caroline (nee Thompson) and his sister Beatrice May Burgess, an assistant teacher, in The Street, Dallington. They had a daughter Edith Ellen May Burgess, 7 months old. “

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