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  1. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Have a look round, see what is where, and then why don't you tell us about your current research?

    Thank you for the information that you posted, it will no...
  2. Welcome in, Cheesy. When was he born? What was...

    Welcome in, Cheesy.
    When was he born? What was his trade? Was he, perhaps, a specialist who was called back as needed?
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    Henk hasn't been here since 2013. If he is still...

    Henk hasn't been here since 2013. If he is still using the email address that he registered with, he should get message saying that someone has answered his message, but you never know.
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    If MOD still have his records, they are younger...

    If MOD still have his records, they are younger than from 1922.
  5. Ye olde school of computing - keep hitting...

    Ye olde school of computing - keep hitting buttons until one works!
    Immortalized by Microsoft - “Hit any key to start”.
  6. Problems finding forums (10 Aug onwards)?

    If you are having trouble with the front page of BG defaulting to Advanced Search at the moment, you can get to the complete list of Forums HERE. Select the appropriate forum and then normal service...
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    Unless he did something that would leave a paper...

    Unless he did something that would leave a paper trail (eg married, baptised a child, broke a regulation, did something heroic), most of the usual sources may not be helpful (except maybe the local...
  8. A casualty of the Big Problem earlier in the...

    A casualty of the Big Problem earlier in the summer.
  9. Searching SP for WL b 1880-1890 only gave 1...

    Searching SP for WL b 1880-1890 only gave 1 candidate: b. 1885 Anderston.
    In 1891 census was with parents Peter L (b abt 1845 Ireland, horse shoer) and Mary Ann Canwall(b abt 1849, England). Parents...
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    I have moved this thread from "Finding your feet"...

    I have moved this thread from "Finding your feet" to the "Divorce" forum as those interested in the subject are more likely to see it there as time goes on.
  11. Alternatively, she could have been 3 or 5,...

    Alternatively, she could have been 3 or 5, depending on whether the census was before or after her birthday. I always search census ages as +/- 2 years from children and 5 for adults.

    In many...
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    Christian is a variant of the forename Christine....

    Christian is a variant of the forename Christine. I can't see why you think that it might be a surname.

    Have you read the article that I posted about searching Church records? It's HERE.

    I...
  13. Thread: New

    by Lesley Robertson
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Miranda....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Miranda.
    In genealogical work, the best thing to do is to start with ancestors that you have definite information for, and work backwards. Click HERE for an...
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    To buy an English certificate, follow the...

    To buy an English certificate, follow the instructions on FreeBMD. If you go through a commercial site it will cost a lot more.
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Nicholas....

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Nicholas. Unfortunately, the original poster on this thread is no longer a member (you can see that because they are designated as "guest" under their user...
  16. 1911 census for East Brighton: Harry George...

    1911 census for East Brighton:
    Harry George Morley b. abt 1893 Brighton, fish manager's assistant, son of Annie Morley, widowed dressmaker. Sibs Arthur J (19 in 1901)Edith (11 in 1901) and William...
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Rintys. I...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Rintys. I hop that you realised how old this thread is? Some of the participants are no longer members!

    It would be nice if you'd visit the "Introduce...
  18. He seems to have been transferred quite often. ...

    He seems to have been transferred quite often.

    I only have access to the scans on Anc. On the page headed "Statement of the services" (page 1916of 3897 on Anc's counter) it says that he was...
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    BBC report on DNA tests

    The BBC has been running a rather interesting report on the commercial DNA testing industry HERE. It raised several points that I hadn't thought of!
  20. Yes Peter, I did. That’s how I knew which War...

    Yes Peter, I did. That’s how I knew which War Diary to consult.... I just wasn’t sure about the location of the farm.
  21. Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Phil. ...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum, Phil.

    Your best bet might be to find the War Diary for his unit. The War Diaries don't generally mention the lower ranks by name, but it should at least...
  22. Thread: Newby

    by Lesley Robertson
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    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum. Use...

    Welcome to the British Genealogy Forum.

    Use of this Forum is indeed free, but most of our expert members donate their time to help, and use subscriptions that they have paid for to do so.
    ...
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    Most of what comes out of these commercial...

    Most of what comes out of these commercial analyses is probabilities rather than definite - the very accurate analyses used in forensics, for example, is seriously expensive. I don’t think that they...
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    Thanks Pam. Before SP started, I used to have to...

    Thanks Pam. Before SP started, I used to have to pay (and wait) for hard copies at similar prices to those of the other UK nations.
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    Your best bet is to proceed with the more...

    Your best bet is to proceed with the more traditional genealogy methods and see whether there’s a paper trail. It’s hard to know what you consider “dark”, but there are Irish and scots with a...
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