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  1. Yes I find these debates very interesting, but do...

    Yes I find these debates very interesting, but do not forget that in the above Mr Wilks was a supporter of a civil registration bill and it was his place to expose the shortcomings of the existing...
  2. The church of England has had to record births &...

    The church of England has had to record births & death either in registers or by making lists since at least 1644, though this was no observed in many areas. As a result many other laws were made...
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    The three pages may be found at ...

    The three pages may be found at

    https://www.rootschat.com/links/01pjv/

    https://www.rootschat.com/links/01pjw/

    https://www.rootschat.com/links/01pjx/

    Cheers
    Guy
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    I would first note, as I am sure you realise,...

    I would first note, as I am sure you realise, novels are in many cases a romanticised version of the past aimed at stirring emotions in their readers rather than accurately portraying history.
    I...
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    It is not just stuff you find online that has to...

    It is not just stuff you find online that has to be proved but everything you find anywhere or even think you know.
    For example here is a gravestone I photographed
    ...
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    Yes that is correct,that said the original is...

    Yes that is correct,that said the original is shown on both Findmypast and Ancestry sites plus I believe others now and free at the National Archives when it opens to access again.
    Cheers
    Guy
  7. It is very possible the return was not completed...

    It is very possible the return was not completed by the time the enumerator came back to collect the schedule. If that was the case he would fill in a schedule on the answers given by whoever was at...
  8. The url should be...

    The url should be
    https://anguline.co.uk/cert/burial.html

    I don't know how the "s" appeared as I copied and pasted the link.
    Cheers
    Guy
    PS This is very strange when I made the post there was no...
  9. For examples see ...

    For examples see

    https://anguline.co.uk/cert/burial.html

    scroll to near the bottom of the page for Death Certificates
    Cheers
    Guy
  10. The problem is the PDF delivery is not an...

    The problem is the PDF delivery is not an automatic digital system. It involves a manual selection of the file and delivery allocation.
    If the system had been automatic there would be no delay in...
  11. One suggestion I would make to anyone scanning...

    One suggestion I would make to anyone scanning photos is to enlarge the paper size to enable the photo to hold a description or key under the photo.
    This could be as short as a person's name or a...
  12. In the military a Command is a military unit or...

    In the military a Command is a military unit or region under the control of a single officer.
    If a man is "On Command" he is part of that unit.

    Cheers
    Guy
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    No there were not any test firings of Thor...

    No there were not any test firings of Thor missiles in the UK, a few UK missiles were launched in the USA and two in the Pacific but none in UK
    Cheers
    Guy
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    Yes the Act for the better regulating and...

    Yes the Act for the better regulating and preserving Parish and other Registers of Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, in England [28th July 1812.] required the use of a printed register as...
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    What you have shown is just the standard way a...

    What you have shown is just the standard way a parish register is written based on what the incumbent knew about them.
    To make any assumptions you would really have to study as many pages as...
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    Have you thought of offering the archives a copy...

    Have you thought of offering the archives a copy of the digital images you are making,in that way they could offer future researchers a digital copy of the diaries.
    Cheers
    Guy
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    Yes ever since 1644 Parish Registers have been...

    Yes ever since 1644 Parish Registers have been open for "...and also the names of all persons married there and the time of their marriage ; and also the names of all persons buried in that parish,...
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    I would urge caution about reading anything into...

    I would urge caution about reading anything into a match of 5 cM over 1 segment or even 10 cM over 1 segment such matches are more often than not false matches, simple common DNA that occurs in the...
  19. It is very difficult to be precise about what...

    It is very difficult to be precise about what microfiche you have, the second image is one fiche of the 1992 version of the LDS IGI. The IGI is available online.
    Other fiche seem to contain...
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    Mortality Rates are shown in the Registrar...

    Mortality Rates are shown in the Registrar General's reports see-
    https://www.rootschat.com/links/01oxm/

    Cheers
    Guy
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    It would all depend on the particular person. ...

    It would all depend on the particular person.

    Two questions that have not been answered is the electorate had the opportunity to return a sealed schedule if they did not want their details to be...
  22. Rest in peace Ann

    Rest in peace Ann
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    I thought your vacuum cleaner was Vulcan XH558...

    I thought your vacuum cleaner was Vulcan XH558
    Cheers
    Guy
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    I would suggest it is a coincidence that the...

    I would suggest it is a coincidence that the initials are the same as the Deputy Registrar's.
    The Deputy Registrar has to sign the amendment and would not make an error signing his name.
    Cheers...
  25. There is one problem with looking for baptisms...

    There is one problem with looking for baptisms that must not be forgotten, any christen may baptise a child, it does not have to take place in a church and the baptism may not be recorded in any...
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