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Read Surname Ancestry Results

Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'read'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 2205 records (displaying 2081 to 2090): 

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Picture Judging Competition Prizewinners (1935)
The 'Help Yourself' Society, inaugurated by The Stock Exchange Dramatic & Operatic Society, organized a picture judging competition for their Christmas Charity Fund, 1935. Of the thousands of entries received, 3,377 were awarded prizes, and there were also some consolation prizes. The prize list gives number (in order of merit), name and address.

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Picture Judging Competition Prizewinners
 (1935)
Boys entering Epsom College (1936)
The Royal Medical Benevolent College at Epsom in Surrey was founded in 1853 for the orphans of the medical profession, and evolved to become a public school still largely catering for sons of doctors and surgeons. In 1955 this register of pupils, from 1855 to 1954, edited by T. R. Thomson, was published. The sample scan is from 1880. The entries are arranged alphabetically by surname under year of entrance to the school; surname first (in bold), christian names, and then (in most cases), the father's name, occupation and address: then the boy's year of birth (b.), year of leaving (l.), occupation, and, where known, year of death (d.). From 1880 onwards the house to which the boy belonged is also indicated: the boarding houses were Carr (C.), Forest (F.), Granville (G.), Holman (H.), Propert (P.) and Wilson (W.); and Crawfurd (Cr.), Hart Smith (H. S.) and Rosebery (R.) are the houses for day scholars. From 1920 onwards the pupils' addresses as of 1955 (where living and still known) are added at the end of each entry. This is the index to the year 1936, when the Reverend Canon Arnold Cecil Powell was headmaster.

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Boys entering Epsom College
 (1936)
Imperial Service Medal (1936)
Awards by kings George V and Edward VIII of the Imperial Service Medal to officers of the Home Civil Service. The names are arranged alphabetically by surname (in capitals) and christian names, with office or rank in the service.

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Imperial Service Medal
 (1936)
Boys entering Aldenham School (1937)
Aldenham School in Hertfordshire is a public school originating as an Elizabethan grammar school. The Aldenham School Register was first published in 1898, but this tenth edition, by R. J. Evans, and published in 1969, comprised only living old boys who had entered the school from 1900 onwards, together with those who had entered the school before 1900 and who had responded to a questionnaire. There is thus a general presumption that all the boys mentioned were alive in 1969. The boys are listed alphabetically by surname under the term in which they entered the school. Full name is given, in bold, surname first. Then an abbreviation indicating their house (B, Beevor's; K, Kennedy's; M, McGill's; P, Paull's; SH, School House); the period of stay at the school; address as of 1969; father's name, occupation and residence (where the father had also studied at the school, his name is given in capitals with the year of his entry); brief details of any achievements at the school (particularly at sports); and the briefest of details of subsequent career.

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Boys entering Aldenham School
 (1937)
Boys entering Epsom College (1937)
The Royal Medical Benevolent College at Epsom in Surrey was founded in 1853 for the orphans of the medical profession, and evolved to become a public school still largely catering for sons of doctors and surgeons. In 1955 this register of pupils, from 1855 to 1954, edited by T. R. Thomson, was published. The sample scan is from 1880. The entries are arranged alphabetically by surname under year of entrance to the school; surname first (in bold), christian names, and then (in most cases), the father's name, occupation and address: then the boy's year of birth (b.), year of leaving (l.), occupation, and, where known, year of death (d.). From 1880 onwards the house to which the boy belonged is also indicated: the boarding houses were Carr (C.), Forest (F.), Granville (G.), Holman (H.), Propert (P.) and Wilson (W.); and Crawfurd (Cr.), Hart Smith (H. S.) and Rosebery (R.) are the houses for day scholars. From 1920 onwards the pupils' addresses as of 1955 (where living and still known) are added at the end of each entry. This is the index to the year 1937, when the Reverend Canon Arnold Cecil Powell was headmaster.

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Boys entering Epsom College
 (1937)
Civil servants (1937)
The Civil Service Commission issued a monthly report listing certificates issued to civil servants of various grades on their initial appointment (whether after open competition, or without); assignments to higher grades; and transfers between departments. This is the report for August 1937: the sample scan is from the listing for post office clerks.

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Civil servants
 (1937)
Civil Servants awarded Imperial Service Medal on retirement (1937)
On 6 July 1937 king George VI awarded the Imperial Service Medal to these members of the Home Civil Service on their retirement. The names are arranged alphabetically by surname and christian names, with office or rank, and place.

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Civil Servants awarded Imperial Service Medal on retirement
 (1937)
Clerks and typists in the Inland Revenue (1937)
The Civil Service Commission issued a monthly report listing certificates issued to civil servants of various grades on their initial appointment (whether after open competition, or without); assignments to higher grades; and transfers between departments. This is the report for July 1937: the sample scan is from the listing for post office clerks.

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Clerks and typists in the Inland Revenue
 (1937)
Clerks in the Board of Education (1937)
The Civil Service Commission issued a monthly report listing certificates issued to civil servants of various grades on their initial appointment (whether after open competition, or without); assignments to higher grades; and transfers between departments. This is the report for August 1937: the sample scan is from the listing for post office clerks.

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Clerks in the Board of Education
 (1937)
Clerks, sorters, telephonists, postmen and other workers in the General Post Office (1937)
The Civil Service Commission issued a monthly report listing certificates issued to civil servants of various grades on their initial appointment (whether after open competition, or without); assignments to higher grades; and transfers between departments. This is the report for August 1937: the sample scan is from the listing for post office clerks.

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Clerks, sorters, telephonists, postmen and other workers in the General Post Office
 (1937)
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