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David Horsley

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Mr David R. Horsley
Born 1940s.
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This biography is deliberately vague on some aspects of my life, but revealing in ways which I trust are of no interest to advertisers if they are passed on Growing up during the war and in its aftermath I was forced by rationing into a balanced diet, supplemented by vegetables and fruit from a large garden. This with the care of an intelligent and devoted mother saw us grow up 6 foot tall and inquisitively intelligent though in different ways. I was academic: I passed my 11 plus in the highest grade and went to a "good school" by bus every day. I went on to pass my GCEs a year early and my "A" levels well enough to go to university, the first, but by no means the last in my family. But I had lost contact with my friends and to a significant extent with my family. I had not the faintest idea how to make or keep friends, least of all girl friends, so it is not surprising that I never married. My job as a History teacher dominated ny life.

David Robin HORSLEY. Given Name: David Robin. Surname: HORSLEY. A Given name was found in addition to a first name in the NAME tag.

Born 1943 Barlby, East Yorkshire.

Occupation: Schoolmaster.

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The rather distinguished family of my lovely handcart-pushing grandfather
A magnificent centre of English life for over a thousand years and my home town
The Archives are excellent and my family rarely spilled far over the borders.
The centre of my ancestral groups has been almost entirely in Engand
my own male parental line in Eastern Yorkshire

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On 15 Sep 2019 at 02:56 GMT Pip Sheppard wrote:

David, thank you for each of your more than 1000 contributions to our Shared Tree for the month of August 2019. All of your work makes our Tree all that much better.

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On 5 Jun 2019 at 07:28 GMT C. Mackinnon wrote:

Hi. Feel free to "trespass" on any of the profiles I manage. I need all the help I can get. Thanks.

On 25 May 2019 at 22:30 GMT JIm Walker Sr. wrote:

I am not allowed to add the information you added in your note for Ackholme / Danby. :-(

On 7 Dec 2018 at 10:47 GMT C. Mackinnon wrote:

David I'm going to put all my Lamplugh profiles up for adoption perhaps you would care to adopt some of them.

On 27 Aug 2018 at 17:41 GMT James Carr wrote:

David send me a request to add you to the trusted list for Sarah Carr Carr-5731 and I will approve it

On 21 Aug 2018 at 14:48 GMT Anon (Snyder) Anon wrote:

Hi David, Thank you for the information. I had thought that might have also had to do with the Colonies and a way for the child to be shown as an English Citizen. I look forward to reading your insights. Thank you

On 6 Aug 2018 at 03:11 GMT David Selman wrote:

Hi David,

Thanks for joining us! I’m David, a WikiTree Mentor. Hope you're enjoying our site.

Did you have fun learning your way around WikiTree?

I just wanted to check in and see how things are going. Do you have any questions I can answer about using WikiTree?

Thank you for signing the Honor Code, entering your DNA and uploading your GEDCOM!

If you have any questions click my name above, then ask in the comments section on my profile or send me a private message.

Thank you, David ~ WikiTree Mentor

On 31 Jul 2018 at 18:54 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

Hi again!

You've been a member for about a week so I thought I would check in to see how it's going. Have the How-Tos been helpful or left you with questions? Most of us have questions after all that information!

I want to help! Click my name, send me a private message or ask in the comment section of my page. Sometimes links don't work in emails. If that's happened to you, check the public comments on your profile. The links will work from there.

Cindy ~ WikiTree Messenger

PS To find reliable sources for your profiles, go to the Family Tree & Tools tab; select Genealogy Research and scroll down near the bottom of that list and select Research with RootsSearch. There are over 20 websites to access from there.

On 30 Jul 2018 at 01:50 GMT Kenneth Shelton wrote:


Let me know if you need to be added to the trusted list of any of the profiles that I manage. Keep working on the Acklams there are just two centuries to go. We are about the same age. We grew-up in the best of times. Life will never give me enough time to finish what I have started here on WikiTree. However, If life permits we will get there!

On 27 Jul 2018 at 01:42 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Hi David,

Thanks for taking the Pre-1700 Quiz!

Because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants, working within the projects which coordinate them is essential. You can learn more about joining the community in How To #3 and in the Project FAQ.

Use the Pre-1700 Projects list to find one which best fits your research focus, whether time period, location, or special event. Read the goals and tasks of the project and join if it is a good fit.

Let me know if you have trouble finding projects which fit your focus. Click my name, then ask in the comment section of my page.

Natalie ~ Pre-1700 Greeter

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