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    Thanks, christanel and elsinore. I knew in my...

    Thanks, christanel and elsinore. I knew in my heart that, that was going to be the answer, but I was hoping that it wasn't.

    Regards

    Chas
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    Quick Question - Yes or No

    A very quick question - Do identical twins (in this case males) have the same DNA?

    Regards

    Chas
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    No one served in the British Army of the Rhine,...

    No one served in the British Army of the Rhine, in the First world War.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Army_of_the_Rhine

    Regards

    Chas
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    Try Googling the phrases. If they do turn out to...

    Try Googling the phrases. If they do turn out to be lyrics, then you will know an absolute date. The letters in question cannot have been written before the lyrics were published, or sung. Same goes...
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    Hello Audrey, For what it is worth, I...

    Hello Audrey,

    For what it is worth, I transcribe everything onto a Word document. I also scan every document. After the transcription, (in a different font), I make any notes and also add in the...
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    Thanks, Megan, I had no idea that facility was...

    Thanks, Megan, I had no idea that facility was there!

    My first thought was "Great".
    My second thought was "I have suddenly got a lot of work to do."

    Regards

    Chas
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    Just to answer one of your questions, Ancestry...

    Just to answer one of your questions, Ancestry allows you to put in a custom event.

    Under "Add Fact or Event", there is - Select an event type. The first 4 are - Birth, Death, Marriage and Custom...
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    Well, HR Sherborn was certainly taking pictures...

    Well, HR Sherborn was certainly taking pictures at that time -

    https://www.newmarketshops.info/No.35_High_Street.html

    Regards

    Chas
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    A bit more information - Regards Chas

    A bit more information -



    Regards

    Chas
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    https://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=39389.0 ...

    https://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=39389.0



    Hope this helps

    Regards

    Chas
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    I agree with Arthur, but go one step further. I...

    I agree with Arthur, but go one step further. I have found very many of my wife's ancestors in Norfolk and Suffolk would only have a small stone. Especially if they were agricultural workers and...
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    O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!' I chortled...

    O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!'

    I chortled in my joy.
    My thumbnails are back -
    As if they had never gone away!

    Regards

    Chas
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    And there they were - all gone! The missus...

    And there they were - all gone!

    The missus says that I have caught a virus from reading this thread ...

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    Chas
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    I should have mentioned that I am using Windows...

    I should have mentioned that I am using Windows 8.something.

    Regards

    Chas
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    Just checked - no problem with mine. Sorry ...

    Just checked - no problem with mine.

    Sorry

    Regards

    Chas
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    I am sitting opposite my mother (1919) as I write...

    I am sitting opposite my mother (1919) as I write this. Her mother (1884 - 1960) lived with us for a while. As did my paternal grandmother (1893 - 1971). I am told that as a baby, every time I was...
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    I would have thought that the answer to all your...

    I would have thought that the answer to all your questions would have been, no.

    Since WWI there were a few unofficial "write to a serviceman" schemes or programmes run by various organisations....
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    If I right click and then click on View Image, it...

    If I right click and then click on View Image, it comes up correctly.

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    Kiltpin
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    In my wife's tree, she has a relative who...

    In my wife's tree, she has a relative who produced three illegitimate children. She was was, although, classed as being 'of simple mind'.

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    Kiltpin
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    Thanks, geneius & emmteeyess! That looks to be...

    Thanks, geneius & emmteeyess!

    That looks to be a good 'work-around'. I don't mind 'awkward' as long as it works.

    Regards

    Kiltpin
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    Thanks, Lesley. After a hunt, I found that on FTM...

    Thanks, Lesley. After a hunt, I found that on FTM and have the record started. Now FTM is saying that it can't sync with Ancestry because the tree does not exist there!

    I just love technology -...
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    How Do I ...

    Hello. My wife's tree is on Ancestry.

    While I was away for a day, a twig of one of her distant branches paid a flying visit - 15 minutes, come and gone. Amongst the chat was some good starter...
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    Googling Freme Close gives Liverpool. Googling...

    Googling Freme Close gives Liverpool.

    Googling Garrick Close gives London, Surrey and Hull

    Regards

    Kiltpin
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    All I could think of was Bargain Hunt ... ...

    All I could think of was Bargain Hunt ...

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    Kiltpin
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    The term "Gentleman" is one that relies on time...

    The term "Gentleman" is one that relies on time and place. Like the sands in the desert, things do shift.

    As a general rule of thumb, the Court of Lord Lyon and the College of Arms would call any...
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