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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. Hello Im Janwyn

    Hello ive been researching my fathers family history and had some great sucsess getting back to 1290(confirmed) on that side so more than happy,but my mothers side is not going so well. She is from harlech,merionethshire and ive had a bit of a nightmare the last year trying to get my grandmothers...

    Started by janwyn60‎, 20-05-2019 4:01 PM
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  2. Moved: Seeking army records

    Started by jaynessearch‎, 20-05-2019 6:30 PM
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  3. D battalion 77 Army Brigade, Ypres, June 1917

    In World War 1 my father, Matthew Turnbull, was machined gunned in the leg and blown up. I have the large shrapnel removed from near his spine in the late 1930s and the bullet. I have found a record stating Gunshot wound IV (4) severe 03/07/1917. On another line Transferred to No. 18 General...

    Started by puzzledsearcher‎, 02-05-2019 6:49 PM
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  4. Newbie Researcher

    Hi everyone I致e been dabbling in trying to put together my family tree for maybe 5 yrs on and off but have only really found the time to give it some serious attention in the last 12 months. I live in Australia and most of my searches are for the Uk and Scotland so I知 hoping I値l find some good...

    Started by Kareann‎, 15-05-2019 5:31 AM
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  5. Smile Hello I'm Linda

    Hi all I'm Linda. I've been researching my family origins since before ancestry online and others were a thing. I didn't seriously get into it until about 14 years ago. Ancestry online and other have made the process so much easier and much more fun. However sometimes there is still hard work to...

    Started by GypsyArt‎, 14-05-2019 5:37 AM
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  6. Reynolds

    Hello to everyone, I have been searching my family for a few months now. I started because my father passed away last year and he had been searching his ancestors and I wanted to carry on his work. I am particularly interested in members that fought in both world wars as my son and I are very...

    Started by SteveReynolds‎, 12-05-2019 6:03 PM
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  7. LadyP

    Hi everyone! I have been researching my husband’s Lovell family tree, and I find it fascinating. We have traced it back to the early 1800’s when George Lovell Married Emma Chambers. There is a George Lovell that worked for the Enfield Rifle Company around1836 and George is mentioned online that...

    Started by Ladyp68‎, 10-05-2019 2:34 PM
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    11-05-2019, 6:45 AM Go to last post
  8. Thank you for the add

    Hi, I'm researching both mine and my husband's family histories. Mine is part Irish so that causes me plenty of problems as I'm researching from the UK and my mum knew very little. My husband's maternal line ends abruptly with his grandfather who appears to have completely vanished. I'm also...

    Started by Dawn Hadlington‎, 09-05-2019 5:05 AM
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  9. Hi I'm Tim

    Hi, im Tim, and I'm here looking for details on my paternal grandfathers war records. Truth is I never spoke to him about it when he was alive, and during my teenage years my grandfather suffered with dementia. My father has always said that he never spoke a whole lot about what he saw. Anyway,...

    Started by welshineire‎, 07-05-2019 5:28 PM
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  10. Red face Hi everyone

    I have been researching family history for about 6 years and find it engrossing and fun. So much so that I have helped several other people to produce coffee table books about their families. That is not to say that I have finished my family by any means. I am very easily distracted and, using a...

    Started by Bikebiddy‎, 07-05-2019 1:56 AM
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  11. Cool Wilson/Price/Parnham/Smith/Mobbs/Gray

    Hiya, My Name is Rosie. I've been stuck for a number of years on my gt gt Grandads bio birth :beatdeadhorse5: Joining today I'm hoping fresh eyes and knowledge might solve my mystery. George Attrick(Hattrick) Price was born George Price 1854 in Lincoln to Jane Wilson and George Price of...

    Started by REPrice‎, 26-04-2019 10:45 AM
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  12. Recent History

    My parents and grandparents lives were dominated by two World Wars. After dipping in and out of family history I am currently concentrating on the late 19th to late 20th century trying to fill in important gaps in my knowledge

    Started by burdjohn‎, 26-04-2019 8:44 PM
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  13. Cool Wilson/Price/Parnham/Smith/Mobbs/Gray

    Hiya, My Name is Rosie. I've been stuck for a number of years on my gt gt Grandads bio birth. Joining today I'm hoping fresh eyes and knowledge might solve my mystery. George Attrick(Hattrick) Price was born George Price 1854 in Lincoln to Jane Wilson and George Price of Andersons lane...

    Started by REPrice‎, 26-04-2019 11:18 AM
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  14. Hello from New Brunswick, Canada

    Greetings to all. I'm new to this site and hope it may help me find links to free information about my British ancestors, especially births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, burials, censuses, passenger lists to and from South Africa, other archived records, and photos. Most of my British ancestors...

    Started by DougMcQuinn‎, 26-04-2019 3:57 PM
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  15. Searching for Service Records

    Hi my name is Julie, I am new to this site and I hope someone can help me. I am really struggling to get any results when searching for my Dad's WW11 records. Like a lot of old soldiers he wouldn't talk much about the war. His name was Joseph Webb born 28th July 1925 in Liverpool. He was...

    Started by Julie Joy‎, 25-04-2019 5:18 PM
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  16. Burden etc from Scotland and England

    Hello Lesley. I am Jeff Burden from the USA. I am searching for my family ... Burden / Bordon / Borden from England and Scotland. I am the Administrator of a family group on Facebook called The Borden / Burden family connections, We are a World wide group and trying to figure the all out lol...

    Started by Jeff Burden‎, 20-04-2019 6:40 PM
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  17. hello everyone.

    First day here and im just orientating my way at the moment. Im looking forward to finding out more about my family and to share with you too because who knows' our families may have crossed paths in the past and shared conversations together, as im sure we will too 👍🏼🙂. My Dads Handel on the...

    Started by Golden Arrow‎, 19-04-2019 10:51 AM
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  18. Spike Island

    Hello I am researching the Lyons family whom I believe lived in Cork, Ireland before coming to Canada. In particular William Lyons b. 1851 or 1854 to William and Mary Lyons. All it says on his Canadian marriage license to Rose Ann Hance is that he came from Summerville. I have a picture of...

    Started by LynnMunday‎, 19-04-2019 2:02 AM
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  19. Phil Myhre

    Hello my name is Phil Myhre, I am researching part of my family in UK. I live in Auckland New Zealand, am nearly 70 and am retired. I have done a lot of work on the Norewegian heritage of my great grandfather who moved to London from Stavanger in the mid 1800's. He married there in 1859 and...

    Started by PhilMyhre‎, 17-04-2019 12:00 AM
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  20. Lightbulb Help needed

    Hi All I知 new on this Forum and similar to another member would like help on the following matter Joseph McNulty was in the Merchant Navy (HMS President III ) which I now believe is not an actual ship but land based? He died on 1st January 1945 whilst serving. He was the father of my sister and I...

    Started by CHallett‎, 08-04-2019 6:23 PM
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    08-04-2019, 7:33 PM Go to last post

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