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Forum: Introduce Yourself

Tell us about yourself, how long you have been researching and the problems you are having (or had) when trying to trace your family history. Please DO NOT post your research queries on this board as it is ONLY for introducing yourself. Once you have made your introduction, please take a look around the forum and post your queries on the relevant boards.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome in!

    A big welcome to the many new members who've joined recently. You'll find that our members are helpful and love dealing with mysterious ancestors. I have the impression that many of you haven't used online forums very much in the past, so can I draw your attention to the message HERE? It...

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 16-01-2016 12:25 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you're new to online genealogy...

    There's a collection of advisory threads stuck at the top of the "Navigating Brit-Gen" forum which should help. Everything from how to post images in Brit Gen to how to fomulate a query that helps us to help you. It's here...

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 27-01-2014 10:22 AM
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  1. LUPTON/BATE (Cornwall, Devon, Middlesex)

    Good day. My name is Charles Rignall, and for the past eight years I have been trying to find the origins of John Lupton. John married Joanna Doidge in Stoke Damerel, Plymouth, in 1798. Their son George was baptized in Tavistock in 1801. John supposedly died in 1808, and Joanna remarried,...

    Started by Charles Rignall‎, 18-10-2007 8:32 PM
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  2. Post Introduction to me!

    As suggested, here are a few lines about me and my perennial hunt for my lost or otherwise invisible ancestors. I have been 'doing' genealogy for about 4 years, from the comfort of my home office, using the Internet. My wife of 30 years and I live in Johannesburg, having emigrated from the UK in...

    Started by Mike Fry‎, 17-10-2007 10:10 PM
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  3. Hello everyone

    Thought I should say hello as I registered a while ago. I live in New Zealand and I've been researching for a few years now, mostly Yorkshire, Derbyshire & Shropshire. - Joan

    Started by Ykskiwi‎, 16-10-2007 8:41 AM
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  4. Hello

    Hello, This looked like such an interesting place that I decided to register. I wonder if anyone could help me with a search problem I'm having. I've been researching for a few months for the Hollylee/Sollis families and have got quite far but what has quite surprised me is how differently...

    Started by Thisby‎, 10-10-2007 11:24 AM
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  5. New CHAPMAN

    Hello all. My name is Johnny. I have been researching my lineage for quite a while. I am primarily focused on my CHAPMAN line, but welcome any assistance or inquiries on MILLAR (Scotland), REID, BISHOP, BLIGH and others. My BLIGH lineage goes back to: John BLIGH b: in ?, ?, ENGLAND d: Feb...

    Started by IpseDixit7963‎, 16-10-2007 6:28 PM
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  6. Hello Everyone.

    I have been researching my family tree along with my daughter since 1996. We have come upon many brick wall over the years, some we have managed to crack with the help of other researchers we have met, some still remain. I have never used a site like this one before so I am looking forward to...

    Started by carol t‎, 13-10-2007 9:56 PM
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  7. Hello to all - researching family in STAFFORDSHIRE/CHESHIRE and NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

    Hi, I've been researching my family history for a few years now, and thought it was about time I joined this forum ;) I was born and brought up in Northamptonshire, which is where my mother's father's family originate from. My surname interests there are: BATES from Braddon/Slapton...

    Started by gerardwood‎, 11-10-2007 6:02 PM
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  8. Smile Hi, researching BELLIS in Lancashire and Flintshire

    Hello to you all, I've been researching my tree for about seven years, originally using the old fashioned, slow, library microfiche method and then moving on to the ever increasing information highway that is the internet. The surnames i'm interested are mainly BELLIS & STOCKEY although i have...

    Started by paulbellis‎, 10-10-2007 8:37 PM
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  9. Talking Hi from Lancashire

    Hi I am looking for both my mum and dads sides, Mums is easy she from the midlands and has Fancotes Wards, Silvester hadalot of success, Dads side is harder as his are from Ireland Careys I know they lived in Kirkham Lancashire and Salford but have now got stuck so have joined here to see if I can...

    Started by susan9681‎, 05-10-2007 7:10 PM
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  10. Smile Hi- new one here reseraching hancocks/Carmarthenshire, lots of queries!!!

    Hi to all, I'm Louise and from Liverpool and am attempting to trace my family tree, I haven't an awful lot of time to spare as I have 2 small children but I've reached a point where I'm a little stuck and need some help please :) My interest was started when my mum told me my gg grandfather had...

    Started by darcilou‎, 09-10-2007 9:55 AM
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  11. Hello to you all!

    Hello! Great to find you all- and LOVE the Smilies!!! :D Looks like I'm not the first then to have those sorts of feelings!!!!? I've been tracing my tree for a few hours each day for the past :D18 months and am really pleased with what I have managed so far. Lack of time and computer-only...

    Started by Nicos‎, 30-09-2007 3:37 PM
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  12. Hi I Am New

    Hi I found this site by accident, it looks great & the members seem very helpful. I have been doping my family history for about 18 months, I was very lucky with the FEARs asthey all lived inthe same village back to the mid 1600s. Then I decided to do my mothers side the FOLEYs, but I cam't get...

    Started by Mike Fear‎, 28-09-2007 8:26 PM
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  13. Just joined!

    Good morning from New Jersey. I'm researching Paul family and found British-Genealogy by accident. My great grandfather came from England. Unfortunately I can't find exactly from where - I think Dowlish Wake (but that's not written in stone)! I just know I'm going to find my answers from this...

    Started by paulsmeraldi‎, 23-09-2007 1:19 PM
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  14. New Member - Irene

    Hi, I am researching the following families in Suffolk: Barnard, Farrow, Alcock, Sparrow, Finch, Cobbing,Adams, Hunt, Wilson, Brabrook and possibly Snelling. Look forward to hearing from anyone with these names in their family tree. These names are mainly in the Bury St. Edmunds, Nowton,...

    Started by imbrennan‎, 23-09-2007 7:43 PM
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  15. Unhappy Culliford name change.

    Hi everybody. I am researching Frederick Culliford and his family. He was born in Walcot Bath in 1814. On the 1861 census, his wife Eliza Ann Culliford of Pershore Worcs, described as Seaman's wife and children were living in Greenwich. He was 'absent' No marriage entry has ever been found...

    Started by sue2white‎, 20-09-2007 9:16 AM
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  16. Smile Newbie

    Hi to all I am researching my English and Irish families. I live in NSW Australia. I look forward to chatting to you and I'm happy to help anyone with Australian queries Terese McGrath

    Started by Terese‎, 20-09-2007 12:58 AM
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  17. Smile Hi New member Jackie

    I started researching my family recently found it addictive and more than a little frustrating at times! I am researching BOOTH/WARWICK & MEARNS/RODGETT Manchester/Cheshire areas

    Started by gtcjackie‎, 17-09-2007 3:18 PM
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  18. Smile Hello from Nico in the UK

    Hi everyone |wave| I’ve been enjoying researching my family for about a year and a half now but until fairly recently I had a lot of unconnected twigs. I’ve reached a stage where I'm confident about some, still seeking confirmation or information about others and of course there’s the occasional...

    Started by NicoUK‎, 17-09-2007 1:54 PM
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  19. Linda in Canada

    I have been searching my mother's roots in the Leicester area (surnames Greaves, Adcock, Charles, Smith). I started about 25 years ago when a second cousin came to visit my mom and he was able to visit London to look up records for me. Sadly, Wilfred is long gone so I mostly rely on the computer...

    Started by lindand‎, 16-09-2007 10:59 PM
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  20. Another newbie saying hi!

    Hi I have posted in the newbie section but i will post here too My name is Catrina and i have lived in Ipswich my whole life. My family come from Suffolk so my research has been pretty easy up to now. My interest started when i went to visit my Great Nanas parents grave and saw the name of...

    Started by hutchshottie‎, 08-09-2007 5:59 PM
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