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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 saying hello

    hello, Shannon Barnard from NZ, have been playing at online sleuthing for a few years, hampered by very limited computer skills. Trying to identify a mystery paternal grandfather in the uk is my main interest but generally loving filling in other family names as well. Thank you in advance for any...

    Started by shannonb‎, 24-06-2017 5:52 AM
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  2. Saying hello

    Hi I've just joined the forum, my name is Liz Phillips, originally from Staffordshire, but moved to the Vendee in France 14 years ago. Have spent approx 30 years researching various sides of my family. I well remember the days before the internet, when travelling to other county archives was about...

    Started by Elizabeth P‎, 22-06-2017 2:48 PM
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  3. Smile Jeanette

    I have been working on my family tree for some years. My interests are Devon (Plymouth) Cornwall and Kent. I am at the present researching the Royal West Kent Regiment and the Buffs 1st World War

    Started by lett29‎, 20-06-2017 2:51 PM
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  4. Hello, I need help...

    Hi, I am Joyce and have been involved with family history for over twenty years..In fact the finished book of my history was delivered this week and I am thrilled with it....it is every thing I hoped it would be. But now I am trying to do the same thing for my step son but am having difficulty...

    Started by joycempik‎, 22-06-2017 7:04 AM
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  5. British Army Regiments around 1800

    Hello Folks In general I am researching the roots of the Bowles family name and specifically on my own Bowles line in Ireland and before that in England. My interest right now involves my ancestor who served in the British Army from 1760 to 1782. I do have everything on him that are likely to be...

    Started by IrishLaPorte‎, 20-06-2017 3:10 PM
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  6. hello

    Hi Was adopted and about 5yr ago found most of my siblings (half)......since then my roots have become an obsession iv made good progress on maternal and paternal sides of my family tree.......family history......an amazing hobby.....

    Started by akon66‎, 17-06-2017 2:05 PM
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  7. Buffs and Royal West Kent Regiment

    Please can anyone help. I have a service record for Frederick Arthur Emery born 1898 Kent. He served in the Buffs 3rd Afghan War. He transferred to 1st Royal West Kent Regiment. He was in India 1917-1923 According to his service record he was Army reserve from 1/2/1923-9/7/1927. I am trying...

    Started by lett29‎, 19-06-2017 2:02 PM
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  8. Moved: Hi My name is Dianne Price

    Started by Dianne Gourlay‎, 16-06-2017 11:12 PM
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  9. Brabazon

    Hello. I started using genealogy websites in researching one of my old schools for about a year as an exercise prior to researching my family. Unfortunately BMD, census details and directories often miss out in relationship details, and the 10 year census gap often has missing children who a born...

    Started by Brabazon‎, 14-06-2017 1:15 AM
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  10. Moved: Researching Malster Lab

    Started by JackMur‎, 09-06-2017 2:17 PM
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  11. Hi from Australia

    Hi, I live in Australia and have been researching my family for the last eighteen months. I love research and reading and have been enjoying the interesting discoveries whilst tracking the ancestors and their journeys to new places for different reasons. I have also conversed with many people...

    Started by Seaspray2‎, 10-06-2017 10:35 PM
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  12. Hello

    I am not new online to genealogy, but I am new to the Brit Gen. I began researching my father's family a few years ago but change of job and lack of time has prevented me until now. A relative who found me on another site told me about this one and how helpful it has been to him and his search. I...

    Started by barbmoseley72‎, 07-06-2017 2:13 AM
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  13. Cool John Howarth

    Hi am new member from Te Aroha New Zealand. Have been researching family history for 20 years. Most of it is in and around Lancashire in particular Accrington (from 1680) and Bury. Am 84 retired and only current activities are reading gardening and my rapidly declining golf handicap.

    Started by johnHowar52‎, 13-01-2011 9:05 PM
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  14. Cool Newbie to this group

    Hi.... I have been researching my family here and abroad for the last 7 years with a great deal of success. I came across this site when researching papermakers and a thread from 2012 appeared. I would really like to contact as user by the name of johnvwells if they are still a member here ...

    Started by Sharon2109‎, 02-06-2017 2:03 PM
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  15. Moved: Walton/Beck/Jones/Smith/Troth

    Started by Frank‎, 19-03-2008 6:28 PM
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  16. Hello.

    Hi, Long time searching for my grandfathers first marriage. Hopefully someone can shed some light.:confused5:

    Started by johnno1970‎, 30-05-2017 8:04 PM
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  17. Hello from the US

    I was excited to find this forum so that I may ask a question about names. An ancestor of mine from the mid-1800s has an unusual name for the place she was from, at least to my mind. I'm hoping there's an area here I might explain things in greater detail, so I am off to have a look around. ...

    Started by GenGirl‎, 30-05-2017 5:56 PM
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  18. new to this

    Hi I'm Steve Kilcoyne, I've joined the forum in the hope of getting past the brickwall I've encountered in searching my family history

    Started by steve kilcoyne‎, 22-05-2017 11:19 AM
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  19. Hi genealogy buffs!

    I'm so glad to have found this forum and hope it can provide some new research tools where I can try to trace my family history. I grew up with almost no contact with any cousins bar one, although there are hundreds out there and I am the youngest grandchild of all my grandparents. Ive been...

    Started by Grandpapa1914‎, 19-05-2017 8:54 PM
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  20. Hubert James Long Manning

    Hello all, I have just found this forum and am looking for information about my father above He was born in 1916 in Watlington Norfolk. His mother was Violet Alice Manning, father unknown, but possibly a Mr Long. My parents were divorced when I was 3/4 years old and I have never seen a photo of...

    Started by chris manning‎, 02-02-2008 1:02 AM
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