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    Hi Big Acme Good to hear from another...

    Hi Big Acme

    Good to hear from another relative! Edward Kirsop is my 5 x great grandfather via Thomas/Joseph/Henry Wood/John William Victor/Irene/Moira Greaves then me

    I have a young family so...
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    So sorry to read this news when I finally caught...

    So sorry to read this news when I finally caught up after a couple of days away from the site. My impression of Red Deer won't be the same now...

    Thoughts are with Vanessa's family
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    Thinking of you Vanessa, all the best from the...

    Thinking of you Vanessa, all the best from the west coast
  4. Hi Colin What other people think of the layout...

    Hi Colin

    What other people think of the layout of your tree is irrelevant. I personally would not want to have 2 separate trees as my ancestors on both sides come from the same part of the...
  5. Welcome Val, we're a friendly - and helpful! -...

    Welcome Val, we're a friendly - and helpful! - bunch here, sure you'll find answers to any questions, and help knocking down any brickwalls.

    Julie
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    There is nothing worse than trudging to the...

    There is nothing worse than trudging to the mailbox only to find it's junk...

    Julie
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    Oooh, 2 minutes have passed since your last post,...

    Oooh, 2 minutes have passed since your last post, I wonder if you'll make it back alive???

    Vanessa, we even had 5cm here in Port Moody yesterday, and surprisingly enough the place didn't come to a...
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    Thanks Jolly Roger, I see the transcripts for...

    Thanks Jolly Roger, I see the transcripts for these years are missing from the Durham records on Family Search - sod's law! Given your information I found the details on Durham Records Online, is...
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    Welcome to a great forum, loads of friendly,...

    Welcome to a great forum, loads of friendly, helpful people ready and willing to help you out!

    No doubt with such a wealth of experience you'll be helping others out yourself before too long
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    Welcome Bill, this is just the site to give you a...

    Welcome Bill, this is just the site to give you a kickstart with your research, be it a nudge in the right direction or help bashing down a brick wall.
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    Thanks Coromandel, at last I can see him! ...

    Thanks Coromandel, at last I can see him!

    Does anyone know if it's possible to actually find out more detail about why the honour was awarded? Is there anywhere I could write to?
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    I may be being really thick, but is there a knack...

    I may be being really thick, but is there a knack to searching the London Gazette records? My great grandfather, John Cooper, was awarded the MBE in the 1946 New Years honours list, and I've never...
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    Having a quick scan online it appears to have at...

    Having a quick scan online it appears to have at one time been a common amount to leave in a will, so I imagine David Copperfield had quite an impact and people were just hoping it would result in...
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    I would go with 30, comparing it with some of the...

    I would go with 30, comparing it with some of the "more obvious" 3s elsewhere in that page
  15. I have several Kezia(h)s in my tree, all from the...

    I have several Kezia(h)s in my tree, all from the North East of England, and pronounced as Peter said with the stress on the 2nd syllable.

    One had a brother called "Jabez", another biblical name I...
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    I suppose so.... :yes:

    I suppose so.... :yes:
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    Welcome Val I'm very jealous of your being...

    Welcome Val

    I'm very jealous of your being able to sit at the computer all day - a 3 year old puts pay to that for me!

    We're a friendly bunch on here, and I've had a few of my own personal...
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    "Dating" Family Photos

    It may be that some, or many, of you have already seen this, but I received a link to this blog in an email circular and found it very interesting to narrow down the occasions, and possibly therefore...
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    Then of course there's Sally for Sarah, Molly for...

    Then of course there's Sally for Sarah, Molly for Mary, Lily for Elizabeth...

    And in my own bizarre family I have all of the above (siblings) plus in the same family an Albert who was always known...
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    Hi Millorange No such thing as a dumb question...

    Hi Millorange

    No such thing as a dumb question - good job, as I've asked a fair few!

    I don't know Kent particularly well, but I tend to use googlemaps to show me the distance between any 2...
  21. It's funny Mutley, as I pressed "post" I did...

    It's funny Mutley, as I pressed "post" I did wonder how many people saw the heading and thought Gruezi was a place or a surname...
  22. Gruezi Gillmar - not a greeting you see often on...

    Gruezi Gillmar - not a greeting you see often on this forum, or any others!

    I was born in Germany, brought up in Cheshire, lived twice in Basel (once aged 8 where I spent a year in school, and...
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    Now that's spooky, Adge!

    Now that's spooky, Adge!
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    Welcome Maureen, from (not so) sunny BC. I'm...

    Welcome Maureen, from (not so) sunny BC.

    I'm sure you'll find this forum and its members an education, in the best possible way... I've moved my research on in leaps and bounds since coming...
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    You're OK, I am indeed a she, Julie is the name!...

    You're OK, I am indeed a she, Julie is the name!

    Strawberry was the name of the road in the UK I lived on, and Mivvy just seemed a logical addition to the name! I use that name on all sorts of...
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