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First place

One month subscription to www.findmypast.co.uk/

Second place

One month subscription to www.findmypast.co.uk/

Welcome to our Easter 2018 competition. We hope you enjoy it as much as last year

Starting on Good Friday one question per day will be posted up to and including Easter Monday All answers can be found on free sites and all sites used in compiling this competition can be found in our library.

Happy Easter from Genealogy Research Assistance

Good Friday 30-March--2018, Question 1 Fabergé created 50 Imperial Easter Eggs for the Russian Royal Family from 1885 - 1916 when the company was run by Peter Carl Fabergé. When and where is he buried?

Answer: 24th September 1920 in Switzerland

31-March--2018, Question 2 In the reign on which monarch was money first given at Royal Maundy?

Answer: Charles 11

Easter Sunday 01-April--2018, Question 3 William Easter, a convict, arrived in Australia on 9 Dec 1852. How old was he when he arrived and what was the date of his trial?

Answer: Age: 27
Trial: 26 October 1849

Easter Monday 02-April--2018, Question 4 Whom did Maria Taylor marry in Barrow in 1855?

Answer: John Eggs

The winners were

1st prize was One month subscription to Findmypast was won by Barbara Smith .

Unfortunately there was no second prize winner because nobody else got all the questions correct so this prize will be used shortly in a new competition

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