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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: 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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  2. 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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  1. #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 7:22 AM
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  2. Hi ☺

    Hi my name is Tina Mary Bristow (Tina Mary Fulwell birth name ) I'm new to genealogy but am thoroughly enjoying it, but it can be very addictive and time consuming!

    Started by *Bisto*kid‎, 27-06-2016 3:07 PM
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  3. Waves hello!

    Hi there, I am a new member of this forum, and new to genealogy, which I am already finding incredibly addictive! I live in Australia, was born in NZ and all my lineage is British, predominantly Leeds, Pontefract, Doncaster and Sheffield. At present I am following the Twigg line back from my...

    Started by *bunty*‎, 06-01-2008 12:24 PM
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  4. Greetings!

    Hello, Just joined here after a few days lurking. Never knew this place existed! I've been researching my family tree for the last 3 years or so, and built a reasonable sized tree. Several brick walls stand in my way though, so will be asking for help with those in due time ;) and of course...

    Started by -tmm-‎, 08-09-2010 8:59 AM
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  5. joanne waldron

    Hi ....I am looking for edmonds or conways with any info on my grandfather he had a relationship with my nan when she was youngish...about 30yrs old....my dad thomas was the result....however he then disapears from the scene. ?...he apparently was from ireland....but rumour has it he stayed in...

    Started by 101les‎, 11-12-2014 12:23 PM
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  6. Cotton family - Turvey Bedfordshire UK

    Hi I am new to this site. I have been researching for a number of years, the last year with more 'gusto'. My Cotton family lived in Turvey and were agricultural labourers to John Higgins of Turvey Abbey. Rachel

    Started by 1051rachelh‎, 22-09-2012 11:01 AM
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  7. Thumbs up Hello from New Zealand

    Hi everyone, I joined a few days ago and have already had someone knock down a brickwall for me! Amazing... I've been researching my English families for over a year now, and have managed to gather up a little clutch of live UK cousins, who I have now met and absolutely love! Plus a couple of...

    Started by 1224855‎, 24-05-2009 3:42 AM
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  8. Smile Newbie attempting to use site!

    Hi Everyone, Just joined the site and am really looking forward to seeing what I can find out about, how others can help me and hopefully I can be of help to some of you. I love looking at my family history and am especially interested in the social history of people past.I suppose this...

    Started by 1783mjjj‎, 18-01-2016 12:53 PM
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  9. Hello to everyone from me!

    A Clifford Stanley Lewis went to St John's college, Oxford in 1914 only to be conscripted into the army in 1915 and die of his wounds in 1916. My uncle acquired 2 of his books bearing C.S. Lewis signature when he went to Oxford in 1916. My Uncle and my father had an aunt Madeline Charlotte Seward...

    Started by 17olly29‎, 03-09-2017 9:01 AM
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  10. Hello

    Hi, I am a member of the Sealed Knot and I am looking for our regiments founder Col. William Godolphin. I have found mentions of him in Sir Ralph Hoptons narrative but I am trying to find out all I can. 1610 born? 1685 died? was at battle of stratton 16th may 1643

    Started by 17thcpikeman‎, 27-08-2008 1:35 PM
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  11. 1st Post

    Hello Everyone ! The info I will post is also on the Liverpool & SW Lancs Site but I am casting the net in ever widening circles hoping that someone, somewhere can help. My gr grandmother Sarah Ellen Williams was born in Liverpool England in 1870. In June 1887 she marries James Thomas Cahill...

    Started by 1946lad‎, 28-01-2008 11:02 PM
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  12. Hello from Switzerland

    I have joined the forum today and I am searching for any information about the DUNCKLEY families from Gayton and Blisworth. If there is anyone out there researching this family please get in touch so that we can compare notes.

    Started by 1948Milton‎, 30-05-2015 10:29 AM
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  13. Wink yet another newie

    hi all started researching family tree in 2007. have so far manged to get back to early 1900's in gillingham kent and late 1800's in cornwall. asorbing subject you spend far to much time if not careful searching on the internet.

    Started by 1955michael‎, 08-05-2008 8:49 PM
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  14. Smile Hi everyone

    My name is Lesley we started our family tree September for my daughters school project :angel:But i cant leave it alone :no: as a small child my mom moved from family in Kent to the west Midlands so cannot remember to much.so i am hoping the lovely people on here can help with my hunt for the...

    Started by 1970lesley‎, 01-12-2013 8:44 AM
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  15. IJUDOKA1

    Hello all, I'm attempting to trace back the female side of my family and have got back to ANN MATHEW DOB 1829, LANCASHIRE. Very likely in Rochdale. Has anyone got any ideas or information?

    Started by 1judoka1‎, 13-02-2015 10:42 PM
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  16. Red face 234tan

    Hi I'm Tanya , I have been researching my family tree since 2012 and a lot of the information I have found so far has been very difficult to find and has taken me many hours of research . I have hit that Brick wall that everyone mentions and some of my ancestors lived quite normal quiet lives...

    Started by 234tan‎, 08-11-2016 6:25 PM
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  17. Looking for the following people

    Hi all I am looking for the following people or anyone who knows them. My dad Eric Donald Webb was in hospital at the same time as them when they were children Ron and his wife Kathleen Murphy from Market Harborough Roland and his wife Gladys Wightman from Hinckley Leics Frank marsden from...

    Started by 234tan‎, 09-11-2016 2:32 PM
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  18. Alan Charles Terry

    Hi Folks, I'm a caucasian male aged 76 years. I was born in 1932 in Northfleet, Kent, England and am married to Pauline. I am presently living in Stevenage, Herts. I have three children and I have two grandchildren. I have been retired from work since 1998. The whole of my working life...

    Started by 2537920lac‎, 13-07-2009 7:02 PM
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  19. Post Hi everyone

    Hi everyone, this is my first experience with a forum. So please forgive me if I don't get things right straight away. I started to research my family history way back in the 1980's. This was before the advent of the internet and involved a lot of travelling to record offices etc. Because of this...

    Started by 294 Driver‎, 19-02-2012 5:14 PM
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  20. Edward (ED) Hartley

    I'm from Canada. I was born in Newfoundland before it joined the canadian confederation. I am presently living in Ontario. I have been diligently researching my heritage with mixed results. I hope by joining your program, that it may help or I may be of some help to others. Thank you ED

    Started by 2ehartley‎, 14-04-2010 1:17 PM
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