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> Just a long shot - has anybody out there got any info on the 'France' family
> from London Marylebone, Holborn and area.
> They were a large firm of Undertakers (still trading in Holborn today) going
> back into the 18th century at least, in fact they were the undertakers who
> buried Admiral Lord Nelson.
> By genealogical standards I've only scratched the surface using, 1901 census,
> FreeBMD and LDS 1881 census and I've got back to a GG grandfather Henry W
> France born in 1837. I think most of what I've got will prove to be fairly
> sound as I've not taken anything as gospel. Before I start spending any serious
> money I want to get as much info as possible before filling in any gaps and
> confirming BMD's with certificates. Is there anywhere free that might help me
> get back into the very early nineteenth and late eighteenth century ? I seem to
> have come to an impasse.
> Any help appreciated