Greetings from Wellington, New Zealand. I've just read
>I should have said, the one piece of info. I have that I trust is
birthday - 9th June - as given on his death certificate, supplied by
his son. The year may be out, I reckon 1854-6. This should be the key
way of identifying the right James Vaughan.
Hemel Hempstead, Herts, UK
and the reply from Gareth:
>My immediate reaction is to say that you simply have to get access
Index, that may be the only way of finding his birth parish.Or proving he
wasn't born in England/Wales , not sure where you go then re the Ireland
If personal access to St Caths is a problem then you could pay one of the
Caths holding Archives to do the search, Swansea have it I know, but
least £15 per hour for research, and that was a couple of years ago ! It
wouldn't take that long to cover 2/3 years.
Or a local professional in your own area with St Caths access would do as
well, and cheaper.
Please don't pay anybody if you don't have access, Eddie. Send me the
exact deatails: our National Library has GRO [St Caths] Indexes [when you
can read the fiche!!] and is about 3 mins away from here. I've a good bit
of my own research to do but would be happy to have a quick "squizz" for