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Old 14-09-19, 16:13
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I agree with Maggie.

Also, I can't really say exactly what would make someone look Italian or French other than dark hair and tanned complexion, but I expect the things we might think of may not be the same as what people might have imagined in the past. Where would they get their ideas from? We probably learned what a French or Italian man might look like from the TV when we were young, but what would they have to go on?

Having a go with the photos:

Earliest photo:

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Old 14-09-19, 16:15
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Pit or WM club photo; Peter is 2nd from the right front row:

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Son's wedding photo; Peter is the first man on the left back row, next to his son the groom:

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Old 14-09-19, 16:19
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With daughter and grandson:

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Old 14-09-19, 16:21
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With Lily (1958-1960):

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Well the Muggins and the Wallaby mysteries were solved with a lot of hard work so there isn't any reason why Peter's can't be solved although he has left a few clues we don't know which ones are true.

In my experience there will be some nuggets of truth in there somewhere, the facts may be jumbled but the clues are in there somewhere because people can never shed all their life, they always keep and cling on to some of it.
Well it’s foxed me for a long time. He fooled us with saying his father was Thomas Harrison on his marriage cert. Followed that chap in York, bought certs, went back to Ireland. Told my father in law and his brothers they were of of Irish decent. I recall we placed an ad in a York newspaper asking for any information on him, someone wrote to me saying she knew him and things she said started to make me have doubts I’d got the right man. Then the 1911 census came out and my suspicions were confirmed. The man I was following was still in York.
I never did tell my father in law of the error. His brothers died before I’d discovered the mistake.
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Thanks for putting the photos on Merry
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Old 14-09-19, 17:17
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His father may have been Thomas or may have been Harrison or may have been Thomas Harrison!

Have your daughters got any shared DNA with people who have the word Rotherham in their tree?!! (and where you are not also related)
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His father may have been Thomas or may have been Harrison or may have been Thomas Harrison!

Have your daughters got any shared DNA with people who have the word Rotherham in their tree?!! (and where you are not also related)
Don’t think so but I will recheck
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