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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 Quite a bit is out of date (you can't upload files direct from your computer)...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,...
  7. 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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    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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