Who lived in your house in 1939

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Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by expressman33 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:26 pm

Might interest anyone in researching their past . If you put a post code or Street in the search field ( top left) you can find out who was living in any property in 1939 https://www.findmypast.co.uk/maps/downing%20street
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:07 pm

I live in a new build so no-one.
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by expressman33 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:19 pm

AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:07 pm
I live in a new build so no-one.
what about where you or your ancestors grew up
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by timco » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:50 pm

Probably a load of cows it was a farmers field till 1969 and my childhood house was not built till the 1950's no idea what it was before the post war building boom.
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by William Joseph1 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:17 pm

Mine was a Coalyard/railway sidings until the Beeching era. Have no real interest in ancestors and where they lived etc.
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:43 am

expressman33 wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:19 pm
AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:07 pm
I live in a new build so no-one.
what about where you or your ancestors grew up
Good point. It was a field!
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by Chadwick » Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:15 pm

expressman33 wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:19 pm
what about where you or your ancestors grew up

timco wrote: it was a farmers field
William Joseph1 wrote:Mine was a Coalyard/railway sidings
AAAlphaThunder wrote:It was a field!

We used to live in an old water tank on a rubbish tip. We got woken up every morning by having a load of rotting fish dumped all over us!

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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:34 pm

Chadwick wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:15 pm
expressman33 wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:19 pm
what about where you or your ancestors grew up

timco wrote: it was a farmers field
William Joseph1 wrote:Mine was a Coalyard/railway sidings
AAAlphaThunder wrote:It was a field!

We used to live in an old water tank on a rubbish tip. We got woken up every morning by having a load of rotting fish dumped all over us!

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LOL.
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Re: Who lived in your house in 1939

Post by blythburgh » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:39 am

Only rotting fish? We got far more than that and all of it was worse
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