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  1. Sadly, the state of my knees means my dancing...

    Sadly, the state of my knees means my dancing days are over.

    I had a suspicion that I shouldn't have gone on YouTube for that song. :biggrin: Though I have heard a lot worse.

    I have, however,...
  2. Almost twelve hours late for the daily 'bump'. ...

    Almost twelve hours late for the daily 'bump'.

    The (nearly) thirty-six hours since the last one have simply flown by. Who knew I could have so much fun in such a short space of time. :biggrin:
  3. Poetry corner - a.k.a I never knew that

    There's a heck of a draught coming through the door, and I suddenly realised why it's so cold - the wind is from the north. That immediately lead me to remember 'The north wind doth blow, And we...
  4. I apologise to members who check into the forum...

    I apologise to members who check into the forum every day and are continuously greeted by this message, but I have to keep bumping it so that people who only check in irregularly are aware of the...
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    Yes, it is machinist.

    Yes, it is machinist.
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    Not just BMD announcements, either. I've...

    Not just BMD announcements, either.
    I've recently found hubby's 2x great-granny mentioned as a witness, as well as a report about one of his 2x great-uncles being killed in a railway accident.
    ...
  7. Another bump. :smile5:

    Another bump. :smile5:
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    Quite possibly. I'm always boring people in the...

    Quite possibly.
    I'm always boring people in the forum with the story of my great-grandfather who was baptised with his (presumed father's) surname on the same day as his parents married. Recorded in...
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    Just to confirm, the correct address in 1911 is...

    Just to confirm, the correct address in 1911 is 109 Penton PLace, KENNINGTON. (South of the river, while Kensington is north. :smile5:)
    The address on the cover of the household schedule is written...
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    Bear with me on this. In the 1851 and 1871...

    Bear with me on this.

    In the 1851 and 1871 census James and Susan(na) are listed last but one in the schedule.

    Check out the 1861 census page for a James, allegedly born 1783, living in...
  11. No, there won't be for the moment, Steve. We...

    No, there won't be for the moment, Steve.
    We thought the problem had been solved, but unfortunately it was false hope. So back to the drawing board. :smile5:

    Pam
  12. Bump.

    Bump.
  13. Hi Karl, Searching the online indexes on the...

    Hi Karl,

    Searching the online indexes on the GRO's own website shows that the mother's maiden name for that Ann Robert's birth registration is Ellis. Does that fit with the rest of your research...
  14. I should have received one as well, Lesley, but...

    I should have received one as well, Lesley, but haven't. |shakehead
  15. Watch my lips. :smile5: Forty-TWO days.

    Watch my lips. :smile5: Forty-TWO days.
  16. Sorry, Megan. but in England and Wales you've...

    Sorry, Megan. but in England and Wales you've only ever had 42 days in which to register a birth.
    I don't know about Scotland, Ireland, and Eire.

    I would agree with you that the December quarter...
  17. Hi Steve, it's not the same thing, but it is...

    Hi Steve,
    it's not the same thing, but it is another thing in the 'no emails' glitch which I will report to Admin.
    Thanks for telling of this. Don't suppose you can remember about how long ago you...
  18. EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS - EVERYONE PLEASE READ

    It has recently been discovered that people are no longer receiving email notifications when further posts are made in a thread which they have either started or to which they have contributed. It...
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    The one piece of information from the marriage...

    The one piece of information from the marriage certificate you haven't told us is the name (and possible occupation) of Margaret's father.

    I was hoping that you might be able to order the 1944...
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    To save quoting all of shippo's reply - William...

    To save quoting all of shippo's reply -
    William Dryden married Sarah Jane Wilmore 13 February 1911.
    I've been trying to link any Dennis Charles/Charles Dennis to a George and have failed miserably....
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    I obviously explained things badly. :smile5: So...

    I obviously explained things badly. :smile5:
    So do a search for 'cheap phones calls from australia to USA', and you will get at least one hit.
    I found a company called mytello and according to the...
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    Don't forget that we've recently had Christmas...

    Don't forget that we've recently had Christmas and New Year so people have been thinking of things other than genealogy.

    Also there is now so much more information readily available online...
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    In the UK we have companies which offer cheap...

    In the UK we have companies which offer cheap rate phone calls all over the world. For instance I can dial one 'general' UK number and I'm then told that calls cost '1p per minute'(this is UK to...
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    Possible marriage for Edna on Scotland's People...

    Possible marriage for Edna on Scotland's People in 1947.

    Did you confirm that Ada's second name was Mary? If so, Scotland's People have a marriage of an Ada Mary Kynoch in 1913.
    Can't see a death...
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    George is no relation to me. I just found the...

    George is no relation to me. I just found the obituary and posted the details in 'Strays' in case anyone is distantly related and wonders what happened to him.
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