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Robin asks: I've been researching my family history. My great, great grandmother was born in Chestershov, Russia in 1870. This came directly from a ship passenger manifest where she was accompanying her granddaughter (my grandmother) from England to the United States. I can find nothing about a city, town, village by the name of Chestershov. I understand some names have changed over the years, but I can find absolutely no reference to this name or anything remotely close to this name. Any ideas?
Unfortunately I could not find any info about "Chestershov". If you have the name of the region/oblast/guberniya of its location I will give you the contacts of local archive. Also the following site about genealogy in Russia
may be useful. This service
to translate from Russian.