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  1. I don't know much about munitions etc. but I know...

    I don't know much about munitions etc. but I know that most bombs are safe until they are primed and then a trigger of some sort will cause a big bang. I believe the fuse was a small electrically...
  2. I have a birth certificate where the mother lives...

    I have a birth certificate where the mother lives in one town but the informant (the mother) lives in the next town. The registra moved the street to the next town when he wrote the certificate. ...
  3. She may have been working on electrical...

    She may have been working on electrical assemblies the fitted inside the munitions that caused them to go 'bang' at the appropriate time. A C Cossor would have been a likely place for that type of...
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    I've used several versions of FTM over many years...

    I've used several versions of FTM over many years and have never linked it to Anc. Started when it came on a few floppy discs. Just used as a standalone on my PC. I did not like the idea of...
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    Try to photograph the marks under different...

    Try to photograph the marks under different lighting conditions and play with the images on a computer by changing brightness, contrast and even colour. It may help figure out what it says.
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    Looked at my FTM 2014 and there are different...

    Looked at my FTM 2014 and there are different ways to do it. 1, manually - 2, on each family record & 3 globally.
    On each family record there is a small icon in the row above the children that...
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    I've used FTM for many years. It came on a...

    I've used FTM for many years. It came on a couple of floppies originally.
    I didn't get every version, just when I wanted to upgrade. I've never had an ancestry sub. I do look in when it's free...
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    Google the update number and you will find...

    Google the update number and you will find references to any problem that others have had and any way to install it. As a security update its best to install it.
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    Many years ago we got a BOOK which could be read...

    Many years ago we got a BOOK which could be read at any time to learn about the latest version of vindhows. Today it has to be found online. However it's not that easy to find how the bl**%#y thing...
  10. Check in the Chrome downloads folder. In Chrome,...

    Check in the Chrome downloads folder. In Chrome, Click on the small bars at the top of the screen, click on 'downloads' to see if it's there. It may be that Chrome is not set up to put the...
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    I upgraded from 8 to 10. I have FTM 2012 and...

    I upgraded from 8 to 10. I have FTM 2012 and 2014 and have not found any problem so far. Only 'problem' I had was with an anti-malware program that didn't automatically update the database every...
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    Their other children were also registered in...

    Their other children were also registered in places where they were stationed in England.
    I assumed they were normal registrations as they appeared in the normal indexes on FMP when I was looking...
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    It was a normal civil registration Peter.

    It was a normal civil registration Peter.
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    I have a relative who was 'born at sea' in the...

    I have a relative who was 'born at sea' in the Bay of Biscay and there is a record of the birth logged by the captain but it only contains the parents names, not the name of the child only as male. ...
  15. Cancel the Ancestry reg now, you don't need it...

    Cancel the Ancestry reg now, you don't need it and will still get your free period.
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    I understand that the radio question was added to...

    I understand that the radio question was added to find out how many people could be contacted by public announcement should there be any war or other problem that people should be aware of.
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    If your sister got a replacement birth cert and...

    If your sister got a replacement birth cert and the fathers name was blank then it suggests that was a copy of her original registration and it should have given the exact date as well. The original...
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    Very difficult to try and make out most of the...

    Very difficult to try and make out most of the letters. The photo side appears to have a slightly purple tinge to the writing - possibly done with an indelible pencil. If anybody remembers those -...
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    There are names along the lower edge of the...

    There are names along the lower edge of the picture. Try enhancing them with a photo program to see what they are. Might give you a clue. Post a photo of the reverse and see if others can decipher...
  20. Thinking outside of the known details - could she...

    Thinking outside of the known details - could she have re-married and therefor have a different name when she died? Could she have been adopted as a child and her name changed to Davis - her birth...
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    What does it show on the brides birth cert? ...

    What does it show on the brides birth cert? Might be easier to read.
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    And you can buy subs to FMP cheaper than their...

    And you can buy subs to FMP cheaper than their "loyalty scheme" and get free subs to LC (although you don't have to pay to join in LC and get the newsletters) He also tells how to get the cheapest...
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    Don't think you will get any further without...

    Don't think you will get any further without getting the Birth cert. It should give you more info to search on.
    Medway archive is very good - if you have the info to know where to look. It's not...
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    I've often found that if a name is not too...

    I've often found that if a name is not too common, that transcribers may not recognise it if it was poorly written. This leads to problems trying to find a person in an index. Try searching with...
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    Just been playing to try and see what happens on...

    Just been playing to try and see what happens on mine. The arrows just seem to take me from Famliy to Person, just lik the tabs beside them. There is a button, lower left, marked History, which...
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