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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 1:25 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 11:22 AM
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  1. New member / Admin to Brit Gen

    Just to introduce myself as a new member. I am very interested in genealogy & have been lucky enough to find a job working for Forces War Records who specialise in Military Records & Military Literature. I have lots to learn but lucky to be learning now in my job. I have found that working...

    Started by carolynm‎, 25-04-2013 3:12 PM
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  2. New Member of Admin

    Hi My Name Is Bev I am a new member of Admin. Here to help whenever I can. I am friendly and will always endeavour to help where possible. Please be Gentle I am wearing L Plates at the moment :auto:

    Started by CMeaden‎, 25-04-2013 3:04 PM
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  3. #fourbearslinks

    Hi all! my name is Iain and i run Leicestershire Ancestors. I have joined to help anyone that i can with my experience in Leicestershire and Warwickshire and will point people in the right direction if i can! If you have a query about a Leics/Warks placename, surname, occupation etc i would love...

    Started by #fourbearslinks‎, 25-04-2013 8:22 AM
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  4. A kiwi with Jewish roots

    Hello to all, I must say I was rather taken aback after reading the first thread I came to from the new 'owner' and all the negative comments. Blimey have I joined the right group?!:frown2: My interests at this point are my Jewish forebears from England, but I also have lines from Ireland,...

    Started by Cynlynian‎, 24-04-2013 11:37 AM
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  5. just starting out

    I live in the Falkland Islands have done since December 1982. It's a long story! Anyway just before my father passed away reasonably unexpectedly we had been colaberating on the family Tree. he would come visit each Christmas and we would sit and sort a little more un-fortunatly we did not get as...

    Started by Pinky‎, 22-04-2013 11:04 PM
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    Hello I am new ? member, I have been researching my family ancestry for a number of years, and struck some brick walls, I have just found this forum and I hope I can knock down these walls with your help, Doug

    Started by dmilaroo‎, 22-04-2013 12:12 AM
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    22-04-2013, 2:10 PM Go to last post
  7. Trish - Glasgow New Zealand

    Hi! I am researching my family in Scotland and Ireland. They settled in Glasgow. Specifically Martins, Morans, Raffertys, Gallachers, Beatons, Pentlands. I would like to contact Georgina Stewart Fairservice Dowson re Joseph Moran as I have found lots about him here in New Zealand.

    Started by gerardtrish‎, 21-04-2013 6:21 AM
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  8. Red face riverrother12

    Mr F Fosberry born in 1942, retired was a tractor engineer on Massey Ferguson vintage tractors. Have one of my own to play with. Like sea fishing when i can. Started family tree about 20 years ago. Have a very large family tree and still building.

    Started by riverrother12‎, 20-04-2013 7:57 PM
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  9. Hi, I've just joined............

    Good Morning, I've just joined up. I'm located downunder in Australia and I've been researching my family history for a while now. Some good successes but a few more diffcult lines left to trace. On the successes I've been able to go back a long way but on some lines its hard to get back past...

    Started by Catherine Anne‎, 19-04-2013 1:10 AM
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    19-04-2013, 5:18 AM Go to last post
  10. Post Hi..new to this site

    Hoping to contact relatives in UK

    Started by Matty‎, 11-04-2013 6:36 PM
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    15-04-2013, 8:50 AM Go to last post
  11. Hello everybody

    After several years of research, both WW1 and family, I have only just discovered this forum. Ancestry has proven to be invaluable (if a little frustrating at times!) and I have made great progress in both my areas of interest. Look forward to finding out more and asking and answering...

    Started by Dave Phillips‎, 14-04-2013 8:27 AM
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  12. Evening All!

    Since it must be about that time on a Saturday when PC Dixon got started on that weeks' episode - in Black and White and 425 lines - just to show my age! I'm Tony Forrest and I've been researching my family on Tyneside, in the Blackburn Area, in Montgomeryshire and in the Stromstad area of Sweden...

    Started by eggnog‎, 13-04-2013 6:32 PM
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  13. bally902 Peter

    Hi I am new to this site and am looking for information on Lavinia Champion.

    Started by bally902‎, 12-04-2013 9:06 AM
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  14. Post New to site!

    Hi, just been told about this site so just finding my way around! I have been researching my dad's family he is a 'Slade' & his mum was a 'Brooks'. Dad is now nearly 91 and wanted to try find out more about his ancestors must be an age thing!. My mum was a 'Muncey' & her mother a 'How' I have been...

    Started by suetoomer‎, 12-04-2013 9:31 PM
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    12-04-2013, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  15. Smile Introducing myself

    Hi All I'm new on this site, and would like to say hello. I've been researching my family, on and off for a few years now The surname I'm researching at the moment are STOREY, first JOSEPH, I am finding hard to find out when exactly he was born, I know it was round about 1889, he married...

    Started by Chrislint‎, 12-04-2013 8:26 PM
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    12-04-2013, 8:52 PM Go to last post
  16. New Member!

    I have been tracing my family tree for about six years - picking it up and putting it down when the weather or frustration get the better of me! I have encountered my fair share of brick walls and some I have managed to demolish but those that are still standing I am hopeful will be tumbled one...

    Started by macavity‎, 12-04-2013 1:49 PM
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    12-04-2013, 2:21 PM Go to last post

    Hi Everyone I have just joined this group today. I have been interested in genealogy for many years and spend at least 8 hours a day online, either researching my own tree or helping other people with their queries and brickwalls. I am retired due to ill health (two knee replacements and breast...

    Started by aunty gene‎, 11-04-2013 11:23 AM
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  18. Cool Hanson family genealogy

    Hi. I'm new to British-Genealogy and forums in general. I am currently compiling a book of my Hanson family history. I have successfully traced back to Thomas Hanson (born Doncaster or South Scarle? 1785- died Nottinghamshire 1783) and Jane Liversidge (born circa 1783). They married 17 Dec 1807 in...

    Started by Titoki‎, 11-04-2013 12:18 AM
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    11-04-2013, 11:56 PM Go to last post
  19. Hello to everyone.

    Hello members of British Genealogy Website, this is just a quick message to introduce myself. Now a little about me, I have had a strong interest in military history ever since I was a little lad due to my Grandfather who was a WWII vet. Now he was born in India then came to live in England...

    Started by WhiteFWR‎, 10-04-2013 2:58 PM
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  20. Hi everyone, I'm new to this site.

    I have been building my family history for many years now and found this site while following up a new breach in one of the many brick walls that we all reach eventually: a search for my 3 x great grandmother,Phoebe Colenut, brought me here! My family comes very largely from Wales and the...

    Started by GayeA‎, 11-04-2013 8:51 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-04-2013, 9:13 PM Go to last post

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