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    Hello lsater, Welcome to British-Geneaogy....

    Hello lsater,
    Welcome to British-Geneaogy. :smile5:

    It's very easy to check if your ancestor won the Victoria Cross
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_Victoria_Cross_recipients
    though if...
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    Something else which I believe is new is a link...

    Something else which I believe is new is a link to a list of registration districts. and the volume numbers used in certain years.

    Must say I like the new look. Everything seems much clearer.
    ...
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    Any further comments about Herbert Thom should be...

    Any further comments about Herbert Thom should be made in this thread.
    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/threads/93839-Moradadbad-Police-Trainig-College?p=674245#post674245

    Pam
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    There are other threads about Herbert. These...

    There are other threads about Herbert.
    These have been closed.
    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/threads/76800-Herbert-James-Thom-M-C-C-I-E-C-B-E...
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    gengrant - in your quest to find out how to...

    gengrant - in your quest to find out how to access various records you might want to re-read some of the answers in yet another thread you have about Herbert. ...
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    Someone's got a long memory! :smile5: gengrant...

    Someone's got a long memory! :smile5:

    gengrant - duplicate threads about the same person are not allowed because they lead to duplicated research and confusion.

    The previous thread to which...
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    Duplicate threads about the same person are not...

    Duplicate threads about the same person are not allowed as it leads to duplicated research and confusion, so this one is being closed.

    Please post any further details about Herbert in this other...
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    Remember you can get black-and-white PDF...

    Remember you can get black-and-white PDF certificates for births and deaths listed in the GRO Historical Index. https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/
    Not as pretty looking as the...
  9. Thanks for the update. It's always nice to be...

    Thanks for the update.

    It's always nice to be able to write 'case solved, and now closed' to a query.

    Pam
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    Findmypast have some Indian records. Click the...

    Findmypast have some Indian records.
    Click the search box to get a dropd-own menu which ends with A-Z record sets. Click that and then enter India into the search box.

    If you haven't previously...
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    I don't know how wimsey managed to find the...

    I don't know how wimsey managed to find the address in the 1939 Register but |bowdown|

    From my own experience, something like Liverpool Villas or Mersey Terrace are houses or a terrace thereof in...
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    Thanks for the link, Peter. (Will leave robinj to...

    Thanks for the link, Peter. (Will leave robinj to check it out.)
    I was sure there must have been something in the returns for you to mention it.
    I was looking in the google book, which was...
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    Couldn't find any reference using Great Whyte,...

    Couldn't find any reference using Great Whyte, Ramsey, or Huntingdonshire, but I did find a very useful description of how the Methodist Circuits worked, so thank you, Peter. :flowers:

    Robinj -...
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    It is there, Peter, but you almost need x-ray...

    It is there, Peter, but you almost need x-ray eyes to see it.
    If you look very closely in the blue box underneath the post box, on the left-hand side where the alert button used to be, you should...
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    Thanks, gents, for your feedback. :flowers: Pam

    Thanks, gents, for your feedback. :flowers:

    Pam
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    We know that there are still a few problems from...

    We know that there are still a few problems from when the system had to have outage time in June.

    First of all, is anyone who uses the 'what's new' button still having problems with it?
    ...
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    The first thing you need to do is to find out...

    The first thing you need to do is to find out when Great Whyte Baptist church was built. (The churches section on the Genuki page for Ramsey unfortunately makes no mention of it....
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    |bowdown||bowdown| The one thing I never tried...

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    The one thing I never tried - Stefans as a surname.

    Though it still doesn't explain why searching for Maud, no surname, exact date of birth, and living London gives no...
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    Percy and Maud are indexed in the 1939 Register...

    Percy and Maud are indexed in the 1939 Register on Findmypast as Stefans.

    Heaven only knows what Ancestry have indexed them as because they simply don't show up. I've searched using Percy and...
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    Percy might have become a naturalised citizen, so...

    Percy might have become a naturalised citizen, so go to
    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides-keywords/
    select the letter N, and then click on 'Naturalisation'...
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    One of the major rules of family history is never...

    One of the major rules of family history is never believe other people's trees. :smile5:

    Years ago when I began searching, the old FamilySearch site (can't remember how it was officially styled...
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    As always, the main question is - which records...

    As always, the main question is - which records have you searched? Have you used only online ones, or visited the Westmorland record office/Archives and searched through individual parish registers?...
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    Pffft! :rofl: No good asking me, burt. As well as...

    Pffft! :rofl: No good asking me, burt. As well as being useless at reading old documents I am the least techie of all the mods. Don't even know what an odt file is. (Truly!)

    I do know that it can...
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    Charles, the links you gave in post #15 to...

    Charles,

    the links you gave in post #15 to the two halves of the document came up with 'file not found', so I've replaced them with the URLs you gave in post #8.
    If those links are not suitable...
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    Hi Charles, As one of the forum mods I will...

    Hi Charles,

    As one of the forum mods I will answer your question.

    You can ask as many questions as you like about anything, but the rule is - one thread per subject. More than one thread...
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