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    Hello dooley777, Welcome to...

    Hello dooley777,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Tony's post is a very old one, and he hasn't visited the site for almost ten years, so you will have to keep your fingers tightly and...
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    Thanks for the good news, Mary. :smile5: Let's...

    Thanks for the good news, Mary. :smile5:

    Let's hope that does the trick. Unfortunately there is a bug in the system that means people are having problems with posting photos/images, but I think...
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    Ooh, I think Arthur might have cracked the...

    Ooh, I think Arthur might have cracked the problem re Mary not seeing 'the three rows above the box' problem.
    In which case, gold star and fast track to the top of the class fr him. :biggrin:
    ...
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    Start by looking at the census for 1841 and 1851...

    Start by looking at the census for 1841 and 1851 where hopefully you'll find Thomas at home with his parents and siblings.
    Then bring parents and siblings forward on the 1861, 1871, etc, censuses,...
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    That's weird, Mary. I'll alert the techie...

    That's weird, Mary.

    I'll alert the techie guys to this. Can't guarantee when they'll see my message though.

    Pam
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    Having looked extremely carefully :smile5: at the...

    Having looked extremely carefully :smile5: at the colours on the page I'm going to slightly amend my 'blue/grey area'.

    Working inwards -
    You have the black/dark grey background of the page in...
  7. Hello JanieSh, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello JanieSh,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I've moved your post to a thread of its own in a more relevant forum so that it will be more easily seen.

    I am no naval expert but I...
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    Pleased to have been of use. Hope the genealogist...

    Pleased to have been of use. Hope the genealogist is even more useful. :smile5:

    Pam
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    Thanks Squaredancer for confirming that my...

    Thanks Squaredancer for confirming that my instructions were relatively simple to follow.


    Mary, I've just done a little more checking. You will (or should) be starting a new thread in the...
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    I don't know anyone personally but you could try...

    I don't know anyone personally but you could try the Association of Genealogists & Researchers in Archives (AGRA). You can search for a someone in the area on the website.

    Alternatively, the...
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    Rats. Currently can't seem to move this thread to...

    Rats. Currently can't seem to move this thread to the other one, so will have to leave it as it is for the moment.

    Fingers crossed for my instructions working. :smile5:

    Pam
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    I know things have changed since the site had an...

    I know things have changed since the site had an upgrade last year, but I started by looking at the instructions here. Quite a bit is out of date (you can't upload files direct from your computer)...
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    Re 1871, I did wonder, if that was one of the...

    Re 1871, I did wonder, if that was one of the censuses in which prisoners and other people (those in workhouses? can't quite remember) were listed purely by their initials. Think it definitely...
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    I was going to say 'general family history...

    I was going to say 'general family history queries', but looking down the forum titles I've found that we have one for photographers and old photos....
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    You can tell who doesn't have much experience...

    You can tell who doesn't have much experience with US records, can't you?
    And who always forgets to look on Ancestry for family trees. :smile5:

    Well done, Christina.

    Pam
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    Hello Sib, Welcome to British-Genealogy....

    Hello Sib,

    Welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    Without some more details we would just be guessing, What other information do you have on George O. Northrip? When and where was he born,...
  17. Thread: Emily Hales

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    I knew if I looked hard and long enough I'd find...

    I knew if I looked hard and long enough I'd find Emily indexed on Ancestry. :smile5:

    I also know that Ancestry's indexing can be classed as disgraceful at times, and this is certainly one of them....
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    If it's any consolation - you and me, both. Will...

    If it's any consolation - you and me, both. Will look further to try and find exactly what Ancestry have indexed Emily under. In the meantim, go to Rose's entry.
    Scroll down the page until you have...
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    Normally I would have said 'brilliant spot,...

    Normally I would have said 'brilliant spot, Alma', but there's a death registration for an Emily Hales, less than one year old, June quarter 1905, Poplar registration district. I think the districts...
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    Crikey Mitch, you spotted my reply very quickly....

    Crikey Mitch, you spotted my reply very quickly. I never had time to type my 'added' note before you added the note about Emily's surname changing to Davies. :smile5:
    Will double-check that 1939...
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    The plot thickens. :smile5: ADDED: In view of...

    The plot thickens. :smile5:

    ADDED: In view of Mitch's earlier post re the 1939 Register, you might want to ignore what I've written about it. All my research and checking took me a while. :smile5:...
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    Jane, (and everyone else :smile5:) Click on...

    Jane, (and everyone else :smile5:)

    Click on the link that arthurk has given in the previous post and then bookmark it.
    Then always click on that link when you want to access BG.
    It should...
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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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