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For discussion about the UK FreeREG project. (This is a database of parish registers.) Please note that volunteers are always needed, so if you would like to help, please do contact us.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: FreeREG update

    A Report on Progress with the Further Implementation of FreeREG April 2006 In November 2005, the FreeREG project team reported that it had commenced the preliminary testing of its search engine. Following the successful conclusion of those tests, a decision was made early in the New Year to...

    Started by Dave‎, 21-04-2006 2:45 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: WinREG 2

    Thanks to the dedication of the developer, Mike Fry in deepest Africa, we are able to announce that WinREG 2 has been officially released and is available for general use. Thank you Mike. WinREG 2 has had two months of testing by Jude, Harry, Winnie, Leonard, Marion, Pam, Rachel, DaveN, Kirk and...

    Started by Kirk Dawson‎, 21-11-2008 4:35 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: FreeREG

    The objective of the FreeREG Project is to provide free Internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records, that have been extracted from parish registers as well as non-conformist church records of the UK. Our aim is to make it easier for researchers, no matter where they...

    Started by Kirk Dawson‎, 03-09-2007 9:10 PM
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  4. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Transcription Sources

    Just a short reminder on the issue of using the IGI as a source for transcriptions into FreeREG. The following is the current view as expressed in the FAQ of FreeREG. The IGI is an index of records in some (but not all) parish registers. However, it does belong to the Church of Jesus...

    Started by Kirk Dawson‎, 26-07-2006 5:53 PM
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  1. Does anyone know how to change the filename?

    Hello everyone, I'm a new transcriber. I started doing 50 records and then noticed I'd picked the wrong county. So the file name contains the chapman code LEI and should have RUT. Is there any way to change this? I've read through the FAQ's on FreeReg and apparently if I hit F6 when the...

    Started by Chrissie68‎, 05-07-2009 8:22 PM
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    15-09-2010, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  2. County's

    Can you please include Oxfordshire in the list of County's on Free Reg. Thanks

    Started by Liz Lyon‎, 09-08-2010 3:26 PM
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    10-08-2010, 8:05 PM Go to last post
  3. Witzend

    :1eye: Hello Folks,could some fine person help me with a FreeREG problem? Since Aug last I have been plodding along entering the bmd's for Upholland,I have saved all my transcripts to a floppy disc,uploading each 500,no problems. when I had finished I reformatted my floppy ( to empty it)...

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 26-04-2010 6:08 PM
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    28-04-2010, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  4. Oxfordshire

    Why is there no Oxfordshire on FreeREG?

    Started by griff20‎, 25-03-2010 11:21 PM
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    25-04-2010, 7:31 PM Go to last post
  5. WinREG - my problem

    In my transcripts folder I have a file that merely has the name CAMCONBA it should have .CSV after it but it does not (I have actually finished transcribing the file). I can open that file in WinREG but I can not save it as it should be saved, completely with its CSV tag. below is a list of...

    Started by froghollow‎, 14-04-2010 9:01 AM
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    15-04-2010, 6:00 AM Go to last post
  6. winreg 2.01.40

    Have just downloaded the above and up and running.I am surprised however that the autofill,which only appears on the abode box,does not work. It didn't work on 2.01.39 either so I upgraded. Am I missing something like switching it on, I have entered a no. of records with various names in the...

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 04-04-2010 9:09 PM
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    05-04-2010, 2:19 PM Go to last post
  7. WinREG - suggestion

    First I would like to say what an excellent, user-friendly piece of software WinREG is. It makes data entry so much easier than it might be. Many thanks to the developer. Second, could I suggest a minor enhancement that would, I think, make things even easier. This is the addition of a keystroke...

    Started by JohnE‎, 12-03-2010 12:17 PM
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    13-03-2010, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  8. Translation needed please

    Can anyone help with the word LUDIMAG - I came up with 'public games' but how does one put that together with a burial ? Wife of Mr Petri Bradshaw Ludimag. tribi

    Started by tribi‎, 19-01-2010 11:23 PM
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  9. Exclamation WinREG Warning!

    I should have posted this a bit earlier in the week, but I've waited until I have been able to account for the problem and make the proper correction. Some of you may have picked up from other sources that there is a somewhat serious problem within WinREG/2 that has only just come to light. This...

    Started by Mike Fry‎, 11-12-2009 10:32 AM
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  10. Advice needed please

    Hi, I'm new to transcribing have just completed my first project and am about to start my second, but, can anyone please tell me where I find out what the name of the church is for the records I have been given, I have the parish but not the church name?? Beloan.

    Started by Beloan‎, 04-12-2009 9:00 PM
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  11. Original records

    I just found FreeREG site which suggests that I check original record whenever I find something interesting. I found the following interesting item; but I have no idea which original record this data was transcribed from? Moderator's Note. Your post has been edited. Please read the...

    Started by fbax‎, 04-12-2009 8:37 PM
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  12. WinReg 2.1.37

    Just a heads up. I notice something on the newest update . . . If I see a mistake or need to make a change to an entry, I can still click on it and make the changes. But when I 'add' the amended entry, the other entry is still in the list. No problem as it is easily deleted. But if the entry...

    Started by Carmy‎, 24-11-2009 4:24 PM
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  13. What does Mris and.....

    Burial 1648 I have Mris Grace Greenhalgh. Could Mris be a shortening of the word Mistress ? I also have a burial which reads:- Edmund Seddon Vulgo Sheb, and I have entered in remarks 'commonly known as Sheb'. Should I enter once as Seddon and once as Sheb as, 3 days later I have burial of...

    Started by tribi‎, 23-11-2009 10:26 PM
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  14. Upholland Burials

    Ellizabeth d. of Thomas Winstanley of Billinge Chapell 3 Feb 1663 Elline Nayler of Holland More 10 Feb 1663 Thomas s. of Hugh Crosse of Daltone dyed in Lathom 29 Feb 1663 Elizabeth Holland of Holland 29 Feb 1663 1664. Henerey s. of James Withinton of Orrell 11 Mar 1664 William...

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 14-11-2009 7:42 PM
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    15-11-2009, 2:21 PM Go to last post
  15. new WinREG

    Hello Scribes,I have just downloaded the new WinREG programme 2.01.37 I find that I now have a new icon on desktop titled 2.01.37,however,I still have on the desktop 2.01 36,I have been into (Vista) Settings,Control Panel,Programs,Uninstall, but can only find the new programme listed with...

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 10-11-2009 1:55 PM
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  16. Question more transcription queries!

    Hi all, Been pc-less for some time but now back and have a lot of catching up to do! I am in the process of transcribing the prt's for Thorganby,ERY and have the following question. I have been coming across these dates and wonder if I am reading them right: ** Xbr **** ** 9br **** ** 8br...

    Started by samgibbons56‎, 01-11-2009 5:41 PM
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  17. latin translations

    hello fellow scribes,can anyone help with the following all are burials and the word RETA is the problem. Reta Richardi Oane nup de Preston Lettcia Reta Georgij Claiton de Padiham Jana reta Richardi Hargreaves de Higham looks like a relationship abbreviation?

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 25-10-2009 9:45 PM
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  18. missing year

    Hello scribes,Can anyone with knowledge of the workings of FreeREG advise me on the way round a missing year. I am transcribing Upholland Lancashire,Baptisms,from a list published in 1905 in which the year 1725 is missing. There are however far more than the usual for 1724,the dates go through...

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 22-10-2009 9:25 PM
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    23-10-2009, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  19. Latin again

    Can any kind scribe give me help on the following entries in the burials at Upholland,with regard to the latin generosi and generosa. I have been trawling through latin translations and son in law and daughter in law have been mentioned,though I can't relate D-in -law to the last entry. ...

    Started by DaveinInskip‎, 19-10-2009 8:49 PM
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    20-10-2009, 2:07 PM Go to last post
  20. More date issues

    Hi again I have another problem with dates In Excel I have the date 21-Apr. Unfortunately with the Dating problems of Excel the cell states that 21/04/2008 is entered. Shame really because it is supposed to be 1815. Obviously I could just correct this problem Manually. However I have...

    Started by Mike B‎, 14-10-2009 9:02 PM
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    15-10-2009, 5:14 PM Go to last post

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