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    Re the bit in bold, however I search FamilySearch...

    Re the bit in bold, however I search FamilySearch I cannot find a transcribed index which says anything about the record being damaged. Precisely what search terms did you enter, and what record set...
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    Hello Rosegardens, Welcome to...

    Hello Rosegardens,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Unfortunately Haggis is no longer a member of the forum (as noted by the word 'guest' under their name) and we have no way of advising...
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    As with most queries, an example of when and...

    As with most queries, an example of when and where you found the words would be helpful. e.g. I was searching for Zebedee Plonkworthy baptised anywhere, between 1800 and 1850, and an entry dated 1821...
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    OK, Tony, I'll simplify it for you. :smile5: ...

    OK, Tony, I'll simplify it for you. :smile5:

    Select the forum in which you want to post.
    On the left-hand side of the page, in exactly the same place as you find the 'reply to thread' link, you...
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    Never regard the year of birth given in a census...

    Never regard the year of birth given in a census index as an accurate one.
    Say for instance you were born on 1 January 1907. Then on the census day of 2 April 1911 you would be 4, and in the...
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    First decide in which forum you want to post your...

    First decide in which forum you want to post your query, and then click on that forum.
    Across the page you have blue banner beginning 'today's posts'.
    Underneath that there's a beige-y strip...
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    David, please do not copy-and-paste from other...

    David, please do not copy-and-paste from other sites, as it a breach of our T&Cs, as well as usually being a breach of the other site's copyright. I've amended your original entry. That information...
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    Hi Ginny, I can understand your thinking...

    Hi Ginny,

    I can understand your thinking about wills being 'private', and would never send off for random strangers' wills, but Vera is your granny and her will may contain vital information...
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    Hello Aussiepeck, Welcome to...

    Hello Aussiepeck,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    What sort of records are you talking about? Service records are still held by the Ministry of Defence, and if Barbara and Claude are...
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    Are you looking for more information about his...

    Are you looking for more information about his army service, or his family?
    Those details you already have may be all that exist of his service life, and you're lucky to have those because between...
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    Hi Kiwi_Walsh, Hold off on any further...

    Hi Kiwi_Walsh,

    Hold off on any further speculation about possible who, what, and whys until you have John's birth certificate in your hands. As Alma has said, if the informant on the death...
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    In which country was your ancestor adopted, and...

    In which country was your ancestor adopted, and approximately when?
    In England and Wales official adoption with records didn't begin until 1927. Even now, general access to adoption records is not...
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    Hello Adycart, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Adycart,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Service records for personnel who served after 1921 are still held by the Ministry of Defence. Details of how to apply, along with links...
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    Service records for personnel who served after...

    Service records for personnel who served after 1921 are still held by the Ministry of Defence. Details of how to apply, along with links to the relevant forms which you have to send, can be found at...
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    I tried to be clever and looked for a baptism for...

    I tried to be clever and looked for a baptism for a William Ranson/Ransom 1770-1820 on the Cornwall OPC site, but without any luck. Also checked Devon towns and parishes on Genuki in case he was born...
  16. Free stuff from The National Archives

    I found this whilst searching for the answer to another query.

    There's too many to list so it's a case of looking down the titles and seeing if anything might be relevant to you. ...
  17. They're called microfiche, and on each one you've...

    They're called microfiche, and on each one you've probably got about 80-100 images. Usually they're from parish registers/Bishops Transcripts/Archdeacon's Transcripts. BTs and ATs are supposed to be...
  18. Hello Chris, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Chris,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Your aunt seems to have done a very good job of recording her sources. The source of the record is FHL 919061, and is the number of the film...
  19. Fanny Kate PRIDHAM & Otto Hawker PARTRIDGE

    Fanny Kate PRIDHAM's birth was registered in September quarter 1853 in Llanelly registration district. Entry is currently missing from the 'new' online GRO Index so no mother's name is available, but...
  20. Further searching via the family trees on...

    Further searching via the family trees on Ancestry reveals that Olivia's death was registered in June quarter 1971 Kensington registration district. Surname Edsberg.
    There was a son, now deceased,...
  21. Thanks for the extra thoughts and info, Lesley....

    Thanks for the extra thoughts and info, Lesley. :flowers:
    Never thought to try FamilySearch for anything, and I plead guilty to not listing all the details of the various transatlantic crossings...
  22. Herbert Campbell GULLAND born Scotland 1862

    This was the original entry I found regardiing Herbert and his family.

    Westminster, St Mary, Bryanson Square
    Page 15, entry 108
    Baptism 22 October 1910
    Olivia Alice Mary GULLAND, daughter of...
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    Have you looked for any newspaper reports? I...

    Have you looked for any newspaper reports? I found an extensive report regarding a suicide in my family there.

    Pam
  24. I think quite a lot of the Rootsweb lists are...

    I think quite a lot of the Rootsweb lists are moving over to grooups.io
    I will probably join my two for old time's sake although I find the lists haven't been very active in recent years and I reply...
  25. Since the introduction of civil registration on 1...

    Since the introduction of civil registration on 1 July 1837, births, marriages, and deaths have been registered with the GRO (General Register Office)...
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