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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. Hi, this seems so welcoming!

    Hi all, Before I begin with my questions, my name is Graeme in hot and sunny Sydney. I stumbled into family history by casually surfing the net and I think of myself as The Accidental Genealogist of my family (who on one side aren't very interested owing to a family split). The thing is my...

    Started by Graemer‎, 01-02-2009 1:52 PM
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  2. New Owners Posts

    This is a post from the new owners of the forum Forces Reunited ltd. Firstly, I would like to apologise for some changes you have seen which have been unannounced. We have been trying to improve some of the layout of the forum, however removal of the AUP and Privacy Policy was a mistake by a...

    Started by Dominic - FWR‎, 28-03-2013 8:21 PM
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  3. Thumbs down Thomas William Cork(or could be William Thomas Cork?)

    I have been searching for over 10 years ,to find some links on my Grandad,like any siblings? or what happened to him after he was born? I have his birth certificate,which showed he was born THOMAS WILLIAM CORK.26/3/1881 at Brighton Workhouse.His Mother was stated as SARAH ANN CORK.(married)...

    Started by Sheila1‎, 22-02-2008 10:43 PM
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  4. Smile Another Newbie

    G'day all, my name is Ted George I live in Brisbane Australia , I migrated to Oz in 1969 with my Family, Have now been retired for 18 years. I've been researching my Family History for about 18 months and found a bit of a surprise waiting for me. I started searching for a birth certificate for my...

    Started by Tederator‎, 18-04-2008 12:03 PM
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  5. Wow! This is great.

    Hi everybody. Just about worked out which buttons to press and what to click on, then looked at the clock and its past my bedtime.... I'm seriously beginning to think my relatives just didn't exist - well if they did I can't find them. Don't supposed I'd be here if they hadn't actually existed...

    Started by Jayne‎, 10-11-2008 12:22 AM
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  6. Moved: Walton/Beck/Jones/Smith/Troth

    Started by Frank‎, 19-03-2008 5:28 PM
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  7. Lost Aussie

    |jumphappy Hi to everyone. I have been researching my family history for about 3 months so I am very new, a real learner so to say. My neighbor is also researching his and he came across this site on the weekend. As I was away he gave me the address this morning so I have joined. Its nice to...

    Started by Scout‎, 23-02-2009 11:52 PM
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  8. My North and South Roots include Aspden, Steer, Topham, Steel, Robinson...

    Hello, I'm new to this forum and I have already begun to correspond with some people to do with my northern roots. I would love to know if anyone shares the following surnames and locations in their tree: Northern tree (Areas of Blackburn, Lancashire Yorkshire Borders, and Scottish...

    Started by Jessica1877‎, 17-03-2008 4:37 PM
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  9. Keith

    Hi I am very new to this so I suspect that a post I hope to send to Brickwalls will end up in Strays so you all feel free to have a good laugh. I am chasing 4 names Conder,Daniels (lls) Henwood and Smythe. Smythe is my Brickwall and I am sure she will be the death of me. I am a 62 year old Aussie...

    Started by Keith Daniells‎, 18-10-2008 10:30 PM
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  10. Newbie looking for MERRY, INGHAM, HEPPER in Yorkshire

    Hello - I have been researching my English family history from California for the last 15 or so years. I was fortunate to have a great uncle who had started the family tree before he was killed in WW1. I also was fortunate to have both sets of grandparents emigrate from England to Canada...with...

    Started by en2gen‎, 03-01-2008 12:25 AM
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  11. Unhappy name on marriage certificate

    hi can anyone help i have just recieved a marriage certifate of my husbands 3xg grandfather abraham titley it states abrahams father is william shenton could does this mean abraham was born out of wedlock and this man married his mother or another reason any help please thank you

    Started by jemimaellen‎, 22-03-2008 2:50 PM
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  12. Hi My name is Bill from Canada.

    born in Liverpool uk came to canada 1955. only been researching my family ancestors for 3 years after i found what a computer could do. Having problems accessing certificate's from UK and Ireland. I am trying to complete my Family Tree before its too late. Also working on my wife's family...

    Started by billyboy‎, 23-01-2009 12:59 AM
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  13. Post Newbie looking for WATERWORTH

    Greetings! My name is Heather and I'm from just North of Boston, Massachusetts in the USA. My Mother's side of the family came from Ireland and England. Her Mother's (my Grandmother) side came from England. She had asked me if I would do some more research on her Grandfather and gave me the...

    Started by Hdboston‎, 02-03-2008 2:10 AM
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  14. Smile Very unsure new member

    Hi and hello to you all Have been researching for about 18 months and starting to hit brick walls past the 1837 barrier with many of my family surnames My surnames are WOODCOCK, JACKSON, DANIELS, LANE, NEWMAN, MALT, HODGETTS, BRADLEY, RAY, SHAW, WOOLFORD, HAINES. County areas are...

    Started by fogmog‎, 07-04-2008 12:31 AM
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  15. New Boy

    Hi I'm a new boy, I came across this site at the WDYTYA show, I was collard by Daft Bat & Super Moderater, and here I am. I am Ex Grenadier Guards, 6'8" tall, My first wife died of lung cancer the year we both retired. I took up family history research to help me through the pain. The...

    Started by bigdave‎, 03-03-2009 8:48 PM
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  16. Cool aloha from Arizona

    Grandpa Broome was a big character from Swindon, Eng., grandma a petite seemstress from Plumbstead. After the death of their little girl in Fla., he left and she never spoke of him. I guess it's the lack of info. that makes me so curious. I have a death certificate w/almost no info. to trace. and...

    Started by audrey broome‎, 30-06-2009 8:50 PM
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  17. My name is Janice Bednarz I live in Australia

    I am searching for Jane Exton born 1815 in Sth Witham Liectershire, this is my ggg grandmother and the marriage to James Perry born about 1800 - 1809Deanthorpe Northampton they had a son James Perry Exton born 15 Nov 1835 Greetham, Rutland Shire England this my gg grandfather. I don't know if he...

    Started by Jan Bednarz‎, 02-05-2008 5:51 AM
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  18. Life, Death and Research...

    Hi to everyone. I've listed my current family research name as Harston/Haston, which is what drew me to this site, as a google search conjured you up and actually gave me a new relative! We might even be going to meet up soon. Pretty impressive result! We have already done the other side of...

    Started by Penny Gallo‎, 15-09-2008 11:49 PM
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  19. Smile Just Joined

    Hello everyone ! I'm Dale Garside,from Iowa but currently in North Carolina. I'm greatly interested in the following two people, hoping they will lead me further back. Robert Garside Francis Booth Robert married Francis on June 11, 1820 at the the Eland parish.

    Started by dgarside‎, 14-12-2007 5:54 PM
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  20. Wink new searcher.

    Hi I am logged in as Sacha, live in South Surrey, b.c. canada. Originally born in Canterbury ,Kent al ong time ago. Am looking for my Grandfather who I believe was born in 1965 in North Elham, a hamlet located very near to Village of Elham in Kent He was a farm labourer , am interested in...

    Started by sacha‎, 19-01-2008 10:46 PM
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