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    Sure am! Although my primary research is centred...

    Sure am! Although my primary research is centred around James Picken Cowey, my great grandfather. Ww1 and ww2 veteran. I'm writing his biography, 5 chapters in.

    If you wanna check out some pics of...
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    Hi Tamara,
    Very interesting! I assume from your surname interests that you are connected with the same Stacey family? I'm always very interested in new discoveries in my genealogy. I go until I...
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    Cost of genealogy as a whole, not just the certs....

    Cost of genealogy as a whole, not just the certs. :)
    I don't think I'll ever tot up what I've spent, or inform my dear husband!!! ;)
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    Before we moved overseas I bought a cert online...

    Before we moved overseas I bought a cert online that a system error occurred when I was trying to view. D'oh! I did email them, but got NO reply, and to be honest had forgotten to chase up until...
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    Great, thanks everybody. I think the best thing...

    Great, thanks everybody. I think the best thing to do is to get a family member who lives nearby Fawkner to visit the grave 1st. There may be a headstone which might have a date of birth. Failing...
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    OK everyone - A BIG APOLOGY!! I gave the wrong...

    OK everyone - A BIG APOLOGY!! I gave the wrong year. Amateur mistake - sorry! Yes it was 1919.

    James Picken COWEY and Annie Louisa CARTER were the parents of Bruce and he was born ?? Dec 1919,...
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    Help finding date of birth in Victoria

    Hi everyone,

    Hopefully a "quickie"! I have a "great uncle" who died in infancy in December of 1918. Name: Bruce Cowey. Died 27th December 1918. I'm just looking for a birthdate and can't...
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    Hi Lisagrace and Deembee, Any Cowie/Cowey...

    Hi Lisagrace and Deembee,
    Any Cowie/Cowey updates for me??
    I got to see the grave of my 6Xgreat grandies at Christmastime at Tynemouth Priory. Very exciting. Still no more info though! Have...
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    Hi MTS, Yep, got to Sunderland! I photographed...

    Hi MTS,
    Yep, got to Sunderland! I photographed #55 GG St, and 43 Gray Rd/old Robinson St (too chicken to knock on doors!!). 48 Henry East no longer exists unfortunately. I walked around...
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    Hi Paul, In NZ, but Australian. Have to make...

    Hi Paul,
    In NZ, but Australian. Have to make that distinction!! ;)
    My Knapp connection is:
    Beaumont Orlando Primatt Knapp b. 15 DEC 1833 Linford, Buckingham, England to Matthew Knapp (Justice of...
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    Hi there Paul, I'm looking at Knapp family too. ...

    Hi there Paul,
    I'm looking at Knapp family too. I have a lot of Primatt and Matthew Knapps all from Buckinghamshire area back until ~1730. So no way close to your lot!! Just thought I'd say Hi in...
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    FOUND!!! James and Catherine COWEY

    I got back to Ireland from Newcastle (UK) yesterday evening, after a flying visit to look into the COWEY family of Sunderland and North Shields/Tynemouth, while over this side of the planet for...
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    Successful trip!! THANKS! :) :) :) :) :)

    Hi Lizzy and Peter,
    Thanks SO MUCH for your speedy help in my Sunderland search! I went to the library on Saturday and was able to confirm what you both said in this forum (I wasn't on the 'net...
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    Thanks for that Lizzy - I'll have to sign off now...

    Thanks for that Lizzy - I'll have to sign off now though and head to the airport! I'll hopefully get to the library in Sunderland tomorrow to try and nut this out once and for all!
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    Yeah, it just changes the scale of the map, not...

    Yeah, it just changes the scale of the map, not the size displayed. Therefore as you zoom in, less can be seen!
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    Not what I'm seeing here - I only get a 2 inch by...

    Not what I'm seeing here - I only get a 2 inch by 1 inch map that I can't see much on. Anyway, I'll keep trying.
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    THIS is the website I saw long ago - thanks heaps...

    THIS is the website I saw long ago - thanks heaps for the link Lizzy! Do you know how to make the map larger?
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    With the info you've given me Lizzy (THANK YOU...

    With the info you've given me Lizzy (THANK YOU :)), I've found a Robinson Terrace on googlemaps. It juts off Rosalie Terrace and is south of St Barnabus Way. Could this be it?

    Seems commercial...
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    Thanks so much Lizzy. It's definitely Sunderland...

    Thanks so much Lizzy. It's definitely Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) though, not Houghton-le-Spring. I've been told before that it was "down High Street East in Sunderland near a church", but I can't...
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    Desparately seeking 43 Robinson St!!

    I'm flying to Newcastle today to look up my Cowey family in the Tynemouth & Sunderland areas.

    A critical address for me is 43 Robinson Street Sunderland, and I cannot seem to find it on...
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    Lookup Bishopwearmouth Cemetary please!

    I'm wondering if some kind soul would be able to look up my greatX3 Grandparents graves? I'm hoping to visit Sunderland and see their graves and would need their grave number. Apparently, this...
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    Am jetting off tomorrow (!today - look at the...

    Am jetting off tomorrow (!today - look at the time!!!) to Cork. Am taking what info I have to Ireland in the hopes I may get to Newcastle/Tynemouth. I guess whatever I see/find will be a bonus! It...
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    Thanks everyone for your suggestions and help in...

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions and help in general. The links have given me loads to look at thanks! I'm starting to think that I'm NOT AT ALL READY for a visit. My head is in about 50...
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    Maybe a visit!! Local knowledge required!

    Hi all,
    Searching all things COWEY and will be in Ireland for Christmas. Therefore, hoping to tear myself away from my young babies and possibly do some research in Tynemouth/Newcastle.

    I was...
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    FTM - why buy?? what features?

    Hi - just wondering if any FTM users can tell me if there is any great difference in FTM compared to the software that you can build a tree with on a******y? I understand the interface is a lot more...
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