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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. Greetings

    Hello all, My name is Jan van der Walt, I am from South Africa. I'm here to do some research and hopefully find assistance with tracing a record or two. I recently came upon a WW2 medal and am very curious about the person who received it. I have no record of any of my family members...

    Started by janjwalt‎, 14-01-2019 2:45 PM
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  2. Smile Hello

    I'm Patricia and I live in Wiltshire. I've been researching for 25 years following family in Hampshire, Somerset, Birmingham, Ireland and beyond. Also my husband's ancestry; he's from Cornwall. Like most researchers, I am frustrated by a couple of brick walls but keep plugging away and using...

    Started by Patricia M‎, 07-01-2019 2:26 PM
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  3. Kenny / Loynton Family History

    Good evening My name is Theresa and I live in Hampshire. I have been researching my family tree since 2006. I have hit a few brick walls during that time, but I found a 4 x cousin of mine related through my grandfather's tree, living in the USA, which was great. I am currently researching...

    Started by Theresap‎, 21-12-2018 5:44 PM
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  4. Smile Hello

    :santa: Hello Ladies and Gents I would like to introduce my self to all my name is John I live in Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire I am happly married I have two boys I love Driving-Fishing -and waking the dogs with my Wife . I am trying to trace my families past on my Fathers side Looking...

    Started by Coulson52‎, 14-12-2018 2:45 PM
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  5. Bettles-Hall

    Greetings. This is my first posting, and by the little reading of done so far on these forums you sound a very helpful and friendly bunch :-). I am a New Zealander, but have lived in the UK for the last 20 years. My father was English and left for NZ in 1928 as a fourteen year old military...

    Started by Alasdair Hall‎, 06-11-2007 7:28 AM
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  6. William George Carruthers

    My mother's first husband William George Carruthers was born in Toronto Canada on 29/12/1913. He died of Pulmanory Laryngal Tuberculosis on 22/9/143 at Annan Dumfriesshire Scotland. I have a photograph of him taken in 1940 in military uniform but can find no details of his military service. Can...

    Started by Benny Gillies‎, 09-12-2018 12:26 PM
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  7. Keep Hitting Brickwalls

    Hello I have been doing family history for some time now on and off. I guess my problem is a common one in that sometimes I seem to get on in long strides if not quite leaps and bounds and sometimes I just cannot seem to get anywhere. I have solved some problems, which was encouraging and also...

    Started by Bunbury125‎, 03-12-2018 6:52 PM
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  8. Hello

    My name is Myles, I am researching my immediate ancestors - concentrating on my father's side at the moment. Though I grew up with him he was always a mystery to me - very recently I started seeking some answers and have found quite a few surprises but I still have more questions than answers....

    Started by MylesOrme‎, 08-12-2018 9:19 AM
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  9. Vowles Family West Bromwich

    Hi there Am keen to learn more about the Vowles Bros who owned a foundry in West Bromwich until the 1950s. Great to hear if anyone has conducted research already. Thanks

    Started by VowlesA‎, 12-11-2018 9:55 PM
    brothers, foundry. west bromwich, vowles
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  10. Hi All!

    I have been researching both sides of my family now for some time, Nichols, Strange on my mothers side. McAvaney/Devanney on my fathers side. It has been fun meeting people all over the globe. It is encouraging every time you find a link from the other side of the globe.

    Started by Brandy1‎, 04-12-2018 2:32 AM
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  11. Musselwhites since the early days of America

    Hi all. I am Philip David Musselwhite of Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA. I go by Dave. I am a co-historian of Emory Marvin Musselwhite's sub-clan of the North Carolina clan of Musselwhites. Some of our family members have traced our lineage back to a young man named John Musselwhite from Oxon?...

    Started by DaveMussel01‎, 04-12-2018 1:51 AM
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  12. Smile Hi

    I have joined the forum via searching on Forces War Records. I have been researching my family history for a long time but I am new to researching relatives in the forces and have a few querries on WW1 in particular.

    Started by ApplesAl‎, 02-12-2018 1:20 PM
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  13. Smile Aggar family and Greene War Records

    Hi, I've been building family trees for about 10 years. I'm based in Ireland but have English connections in my tree. One of these is the Agg(eggar etc.) name and the war record of a Greene. Looking forward to conversing with like-minded diggers of the past.

    Started by oconnellt‎, 26-11-2018 2:06 PM
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  14. Hi

    Good evening My name is Theresa Puckett and I have been researching my family tree now for over 10 years (on and off). I live in Hampshire and work part time. Hopefully one day I would like to spend more time researching and perhaps travelling to different parts of the country to see where my...

    Started by Theresap‎, 24-11-2018 5:04 PM
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  15. Hello

    Hi, I am new to this site, however I have been doing genealogy for some years, and I am a member of the New Zealand Geneaolgy society. I orginally hail from the UK, mixed Welsh/English parents, however I have lived most my life in NZ. I have been researching my ancestors for some years with some...

    Started by BloomP‎, 24-11-2018 2:53 AM
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  16. First Timer

    Hi Everyone, My name is Kerry and I am from Sydney Australia. I have only just started tracing my family tree and found this site in a magazine article. My mother migrated from Ireland in the 50's and met my dad Tom who is from New Ferry and was in the Merchant Navy. I losy my mum some...

    Started by dollywallace‎, 20-11-2008 12:15 AM
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  17. Hi

    Good afternoon,im trying to find as much information on my Dads Dad service history,have not found him yet

    Started by Dman66‎, 19-11-2018 3:32 PM
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  18. alfred john milner 1916-1942

    Hi guys my name is Alan pennington, I am initially searching to find out information as to the man Alfred john milner my grandfather from tow law Bishop Auckland, County Durham, the picture I have to date is he was 26 years old and either on leave or AWAL from the pioneer corps .My mother was...

    Started by AlPenna‎, 13-10-2018 6:28 PM
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  19. New member

    Hi all I have been tracing my family tree for about 6 mths now. Probably like most, once I hit a brick wall I leave it and follow a different line. Now Im trying to tidy up my tree as much as possible. The first obstacle I hit was my Grandfather, Charles Henry Bennett, Born 4/12/1882 in...

    Started by Roger58‎, 15-11-2018 10:41 AM
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  20. Hello

    I am new to this Community. I have been working on my family history since 2012. I have spent most of my time working on the USA branch of my family and I am now very interested in learning more about my ancestral family in England. I look forward to meeting potential family members in England.

    Started by trawickUSA‎, 14-11-2018 9:15 PM
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