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  1. 35 million descendants of the Mayflower?

    Firstly, apologies for non-UK residents who will be unable to listen to the programme.

    I was searching the BBC website for a programme about the Mayflower, and found this radio one which examines...
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    I only found Prue's previous username by...

    I only found Prue's previous username by searching for posts containing the surnames she mentioned. As her original account had been closed it would have been impossible to have searched for any...
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    Fortunately it was 'prue' so it was relatively...

    Fortunately it was 'prue' so it was relatively easy to find her old posts even though a couple of her names generated thirteen pages of results. :biggrin:
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    Welcome back, Prue. :smile5: As some research...

    Welcome back, Prue. :smile5:

    As some research will have been done on the forum re your family names the 'first time around' I've had a quick look for those threads. If you could refer to any...
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    The cheat's way is to access the Probate Calendar...

    The cheat's way is to access the Probate Calendar via FMP or Ancestry, and then just fill in the details on the actual government site from those entries.
    FMP's entries go from 1858 to 2019. Data...
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    How do you know that the Alice Ashby who married...

    How do you know that the Alice Ashby who married Joseph Walton was the widow of Richard? In small communities it's surprising how often you find the same name. Back in the 1600s people tended to be...
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    Just because the children were baptised in...

    Just because the children were baptised in Yelvertoft doesn't mean that Richard and Alice married there, so have you checked other places? Marriages traditionally took place in the bride's home...
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    Anyone wishing to help might like to check out...

    Anyone wishing to help might like to check out these previous posts re William and family.

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/forum/threads/36605-Hawksby-in-Swangrove?highlight=Hawksby
    ...
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    Scots emigrants to Australia 1852-1857

    I've been spring-cleaning my (literally) thousands of accumulated emails and came across this link about Scottish emigration in a Scotlands People email. ...
  10. No probs, Sue. :flowers: I've lost count of the...

    No probs, Sue. :flowers:
    I've lost count of the number of times I've seen a query in a thread, replied to it without reading the rest of the posts, only to find one of the unread posts had already...
  11. Today, most roads/streets have alternate numbers...

    Today, most roads/streets have alternate numbers on each side; i.e. 2, 4, 6, 8 on one side, and 1,3,5,7, on the other.
    That was not necessarily always the case, and over the years some...
  12. Just be careful which one you pick. There's two...

    Just be careful which one you pick.
    There's two aged 59, dying in Birmingham registration district in 1859. One in September quarter and on in December quarter.
    There's also one aged 56, dying in...
  13. Jodi, you might want to re-read a rather old...

    Jodi, you might want to re-read a rather old thread you made about John.
    Something might just trigger your memory and make you look further at something said there.
    It's amazing how many more...
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    Thank you's to arthurk and stepives. :smile5:...

    Thank you's to arthurk and stepives. :smile5:
    I'll have a word with my techie-expert next time he visits. I'm not allowed to do anything technical because I usually stuff it up!
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    Good thinking, Arthur. :smile5: I only really...

    Good thinking, Arthur. :smile5:
    I only really tried two - London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936, and Public Member Trees.

    Is Windows 10 the latest, or is there a...
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    Have you searched emigration records for 'the...

    Have you searched emigration records for 'the missing ones'?
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    Just tried logging-in again on Firefox, but that...

    Just tried logging-in again on Firefox, but that didn't work.
    My sub doesn't expire for another month.
    Will try to have a word with my 'techie-expert' tomorrow. If not, I'll phone Ancestry and...
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    I forgot to say that I was using Firefox. Just...

    I forgot to say that I was using Firefox.
    Just tried accessing Ancestry using Chrome and it seems OK.

    Which browser are you using, davyr?
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    Ancestry - pages 'greyed out'

    Is anyone else having problems accessing Ancestry (dot co dot uk)?

    When I try to click on a record set the pages are greyed out, and I can't type in any details.
    I can access the card catalog...
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    Based on t'other Pamela's post, likely death for...

    Based on t'other Pamela's post, likely death for Eleanor Green, registered March quarter 1899, Islington registration district, aged 75.
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    For reference: 1871 census. Reference RG10/282...

    For reference:
    1871 census.
    Reference RG10/282 folio 57 page 27
    James Green, 47, journeyman carpenter, Yaxley
    Eleanor, wife, 46, Cambridge
    Eleanor, daur, 22, Huntingdonshire
    James, 20, ...
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    Eric, I'm a little confused. (Easily done, as...

    Eric,

    I'm a little confused. (Easily done, as I recently had a birthday so am another year older! :biggrin:)

    You've headed your post 'Charlotte Elizabeth Green' but then go on to talk about...
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    Hi Cynthia, What you see in this thread is what...

    Hi Cynthia,
    What you see in this thread is what I see.
    Unfortunately I'm not au fait with Canadian records that are available online.
    You also have to remember that you're looking for 'recent...
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    I think the updated version of the original site...

    I think the updated version of the original site you used is this
    https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/
    but you have to know the year of death.

    Underwhelming updating of a site, IMO. Presume...
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    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:...

    Hello, and welcome to British-Genealogy. :smile5:

    I am absolutely no expert on military stuff but I do know there was a naval hospital called Haslar. (My granddad was a patient there when he broke...
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