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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. Talking New and Nervous!

    Hello I am a new member - I have been researching my tree for the past 18 months or so and have made good progress, but have now hit a few brick walls! I found the site and thought it looked pretty friendly! I am looking around the site and see that its all very user friendly indeed! I am...

    Started by HappyHunter‎, 14-04-2008 3:20 PM
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  2. New and confused

    Hi all I have been researching my tree for a few months now and think i have made some good progress, but i just in the last few days heard from my sister that my father may have had another child before he married my mother. I am not sure how to pursue this one.....i dont know if i can...

    Started by cjfergie77‎, 14-04-2008 12:59 PM
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  3. Hello and ...Help

    Hello Everyone, |wave| I am very new to all of this, I only started tracing my family tre a few weeks ago, and have come up against a brick wall already!! I'll tell you my problem and hopefully someone will have some advice for me! |help| My mum never knew her grandparents on either side of...

    Started by Bubbles 2008‎, 21-04-2008 3:28 PM
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  4. Marriage annulment register

    A newbie with a query! When he married a second time my ggg/uncle Thomas Myhill was stated to be a 'widower' on his marriage cert.when he married in 1865. Yet his first wife appears to be still living but had moved to another part of the UK. I am wondering whether the marriage was annuled and...

    Started by Rosemary‎, 23-11-2007 11:00 PM
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    08-06-2008, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Arrow Wade's from the Isle of Man

    I am researching the surname Wade from the Isle of Man. I live on the island and have taken up the unusual hobby of visiting and photographing graves linked to the Wade's. My lists of information of births, deaths and marriages are steadily increasing, especially pre 1881 and would like to...

    Started by manxy1‎, 13-05-2008 12:48 PM
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. ANTHONY family in Hants, 1600's

    Hi, All. My Anthonies have been here in New England almost 400 years. My Dad grew up on ancestral land, in the ancestral home. The primogenitor, John A. m. Susannah Potter and they began having children about 1642. He d. in 1675, Portsmouth Rhode Island, and his death notice says he was "a...

    Started by ProspectHill‎, 01-04-2008 12:22 AM
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    I am located in the USA. I have been attempting to research my CARTER/THOMAS antecedents for some time. 5 years ago I was able to obtain marriage certificates from England which reflected some conflicting "handed down" family information. Joseph Thomas and Mary Ann McDowall of Liverpool were...

    Started by jmtalmadge‎, 10-03-2008 4:40 AM
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Question Canal Boat People

    My name is Lawrence, born and bred in around Wolverhampton. Have been researching my ancestry for some years and have found it very difficult to trace family members who were Canal Boatmen. My Great and Great Great Grand parents were boat men originating from Tewksbury then moving to Bilston and...

    Started by lawrence6‎, 22-01-2011 6:01 PM
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  18. Hello from Australia

    Hi my name is Sandra, As way of introduction I thought Id describe how I became involved in the fascinating realm of genealogy. I began my genealogical journey over 25 years ago before I turned 21. My grandmother had informed me that she would be dying soon as she was very old. Suddenly...

    Started by Kerbent‎, 05-11-2007 12:10 PM
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  19. Moved: Walton/Beck/Jones/Smith/Troth

    Started by Frank‎, 19-03-2008 5:28 PM
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  20. Cool Hi from Lancashire

    Hello all I'm Jo I've been doing my research for a couple of years and have found lots and need lots more too! I am researching the following surnames: KEENAN, ELLIS, HARDY, BRIMELOW, CRITCHLEY, HADFIELD, HORRIDGE, WRIGHT, BEESLEY, HEATON, BOTTOMLEY, DEAKIN, TICKLE, GEE, WALTON, WILDE,...

    Started by Jo Horridge‎, 09-08-2008 5:04 PM
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