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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. Post Lancashire UK Families

    Hi Been doing Ancestry for a number of years my main Surname interests are:- Fairclough Aughton area Collier Blackrod area Wright North Meols & Westhoughton All families from Lancashire UK

    Started by Linda2802‎, 21-03-2018 11:46 AM
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  2. Moved: Hi from South Africa

    Started by LeeGeh‎, 19-03-2018 8:36 AM
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  3. Moved: Parentage, marriage of John Pierce born c1771

    Started by Downsman Mike‎, 18-03-2018 12:27 PM
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  4. relative searching England. Maybe Ireland

    Good Morning All. Thank You for letting me join your site. I am from New England in the United States.I am searching for relatives that were known to live in England, somewhere near Nottingham I think. I was little when they last visited & gave me a hankercheif from Nottingham Hankercheif which I...

    Started by Nottinghamfinn‎, 18-03-2018 12:19 PM
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  5. Researching info

    Hi all, my name is Neil (coulson) and I have just joined this community. I am hoping to find any relatives of mine.

    Started by NeilCoulson64‎, 10-03-2018 4:00 PM
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  6. Red face looking for Parkinson relatives

    I am related to James Parkinson that came to New Zealand and I am interested in getting in contact with people that are related to him as well.

    Started by TracyP‎, 10-03-2018 8:25 PM
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    10-03-2018, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  7. Post Exploring Wood ancestors in England

    I'm a fifth/sixth generation South African of 1820 settler stock (on both sides - on Wood side I'm fifth generation and on the Mills sixth). And I've got some Scottish blood thrown in too, via the Andersons from Aberdeen who went to Pacaltsdorp as congregational missionaries. And a spattering of...

    Started by ericwood‎, 10-03-2018 5:05 PM
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    10-03-2018, 7:19 PM Go to last post
  8. Obsessive hobby!

    I have been researching my family history for over 50 years in the days of microfiche, film and visits to Somerset House. It began with the search for my divorced grandmother. I have found out all I can about her family and my father's side way back into the 1700's but she still remains elusive! ...

    Started by glenisla77‎, 10-03-2018 3:33 PM
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    10-03-2018, 4:28 PM Go to last post
  9. G'Day from the sunny south

    I live in South Australia in a suburb of Adelaide. I have been researching my families for around 20 years. My maternal families mostly came from Surrey in the 1850s mainly for the goldrush and settled in Victoria. My paternal families came from Lancashire, Yorkshire and Ireland in the early...

    Started by sunnpj‎, 09-03-2018 4:47 AM
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  10. William Mahoney

    Hi Everyone My name is Maribel Mehmet. I have tried without success to trace my grandfather William Mahoney who was a Private with the Duke of Wellington 1st Battalion. His command was based in Bastenjik, Turkey but he was stationed in Gibraltar pre 1923. He married my grandmother Obdulia...

    Started by Maribel‎, 05-03-2018 2:23 PM
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  11. Thumbs up Smudge here

    Good day everyone, please help me to adapt:blush5: to this wonderful site

    Started by moodymuel‎, 06-03-2018 1:30 PM
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  12. Dori watts

    I have some letters i would like to send to the family of thomas skipp 900261..he was killed in 1943..just thought his family should have them,,love letters and how his training was going in canada...

    Started by Wattsdori‎, 27-02-2018 4:01 PM
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  13. Moved: Bernard Madden WW1 and WW11

    Started by Roentgen‎, 05-03-2018 6:55 PM
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  14. Just looking into family history Plumer/Prest

    Good day...just new to this forum

    Started by Cynthiaf‎, 03-03-2018 4:24 AM
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  15. Smile G'day from Australia

    My genealogy research journey started many years ago but stagnated due to studying and other life commitments. My main interests are the 'Greig', 'MacGregor' and 'Dunn' ancestor families. I love researching and all that it encompasses: from the same names cropping up, to see the areas that they...

    Started by Susannah4040‎, 03-03-2018 12:54 PM
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  16. Smile I am new to this forum

    I am researching my family, British born and bred currently living in the US. Family are all British (so far)

    Started by BridgetLeaRigby‎, 25-02-2018 7:57 AM
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  17. hi from pollyann31

    Hi everyone looking forward to finding my way round this site i have been researching my family tree for about 4yrs now

    Started by pollyann31‎, 27-02-2018 3:16 PM
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  18. New to the forum - Hi from Australia

    Hi, I am from Mornington, Victoria and I have been creating my family tree since 2003. It has grown quite a bit from when I started and have a few problems with the Welsh family - intermarriages, same surnames etc :wink5: Hope to find a few answers soon :-) I like camping, folk and country music...

    Started by Housemartin‎, 25-02-2018 7:40 AM
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    26-02-2018, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  19. New member

    Hi my name is Val. I have only just started to look at the army side of my family. My family connections are from UK, Jamaica and Germany. I would welcome any help that anyone could offer and I will always do my best to assist when and where I can. I am new to forums and would ask for forgiveness...

    Started by Valcamp‎, 26-02-2018 7:45 PM
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    26-02-2018, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  20. New member

    Hi My name is Alan, I am looking forward to sharing any information or expertise that may be relevant to you all, I have been researching my ancestry for 20+ years.

    Started by amounteney‎, 26-02-2018 12:39 PM
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    26-02-2018, 1:53 PM Go to last post

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