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  1. Sticky: This is pretty much how I have always understood...

    This is pretty much how I have always understood it, that the "new" official index was less than perfect but thought it related only to mistranscriptions rather than missing volumes. However, in...
  2. Sticky: Pam, I hope that I am not the only one confused...

    Pam, I hope that I am not the only one confused by this. You say that the "missing entriea" are on the gro indexes but did you mean that they are not? If the entries are on the gro then surely...
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    It depends on what you mean by writing up your...

    It depends on what you mean by writing up your research, in my opinion.
    If you mean that you are writing a family history in some kind of story form then do you need to cite your sources at all? ...
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    The last item implies it was National service, if...

    The last item implies it was National service, if you did not know that already.
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    Peter, the OP did refer to on line images. I...

    Peter, the OP did refer to on line images. I presumed that he was referring to a link so kept my comments to downloaded images. If your caveat is correct that online images or their location could...
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    I have always been of the opinion that source...

    I have always been of the opinion that source citation should be just sufficient to identify the source. If you have downloaded and saved an image of a census page then all the identification...
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    Falmer parish registers

    I was looking in the general register. Period as I mentioned about 1750 to end of century. I know that these other places are near by and would include one or other of the parties. But as I said...
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    Falmer Parish Registers

    Have come across a curiosity in the Falmer Registers on line at Family Search.

    The handwritten register from about 1760 to the end of the century contains what appears to me to be a large numer of...
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    72 is no age at all these days, I went past that...

    72 is no age at all these days, I went past that years ago and I am still milking. Not necessarily the hens, you understand, but I do my best with the old jokes.

    Cheers. Ed
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    And you have all got time to watch daytime TV??? ...

    And you have all got time to watch daytime TV??? What about all those hens to milk?

    Cheers. Ed
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    That is just a little bit like the old punch...

    That is just a little bit like the old punch cartoon about the curate's egg :-)
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    St. George in the East Infirmary

    Thank you for that Peter. Despite my guessing about convalescent, I could not see that word.
    I will now sing two choruses from 'the quartermasters' store" :-)

    cheers Ed
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    At. George in the east infirmary

    Edward Eder, age 53, discharged July 1916. Second time in the hospital that year for chest infection. There appears to be one or two words between Ashford and house. In any other context between...
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    At. George in the East infirmary

    Have seen entry in this infirmary admissions and discharges for 1916. The patient appears to have been discharged to "Ashford...House" I have not been able to find any record of an associated house...
  15. Unfortunately civilian occupation rarely...

    Unfortunately civilian occupation rarely transferred into the army with some exceptions of course. It's a military mind thing, only trusted their own training.

    Cheers. Ed
  16. I'm with Guy. Anyone capable of maintaining a...

    I'm with Guy. Anyone capable of maintaining a spreadsheet,should in theory,have no problems with something like BK. Of course they are not the same thing. A spreadsheet is what it says whereas...
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    I have never been a big fan of genealogy and the...

    I have never been a big fan of genealogy and the so called proofs. The majority of records are second hand in the sense that it is a record what the recorder thought he was being told? Even Peter...
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    As a follow-up to this discussion. The web site...

    As a follow-up to this discussion. The web site Britain's small wars is no longer functioning. This is probably not surprising as it was started and maintained by former National Servicemen who had...
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    Palestine

    I am familiar with the site,Keith although in recent times I have had to refer to the "way back machine" to see it! More fuel for my paranoia.

    Cheers. Ed
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    This is one of the "small wars" that does not...

    This is one of the "small wars" that does not appear to have much publicly available information. For instance the GSM rolls are not available. fMP has the military because they were transferred to...
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    Swings and roundabouts ain't it! The tablet is...

    Swings and roundabouts ain't it! The tablet is on my lap in my recliner and the pc is upstairs in the spare room. So the tablet is a pain but so are my knees going upstairs. Do you remember "life...
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    I saw that Peter but for some reason It didn't...

    I saw that Peter but for some reason It didn't work on this tablet and I was too tired to go upstairs to my PC.
    Cheers. Ed
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    Thank you for that, Peter, no matter how I tried...

    Thank you for that, Peter, no matter how I tried I could not get to the previous page to see the heading. More research needed. The gazette has fascinating stuff but not exactly user friendly...
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    Well done Becky. Hope you finish all three��at...

    Well done Becky. Hope you finish all three��at my age I can't take the risk of writing more than one at a time.

    Cheers. Ed
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    Peter, Thomas Hall,taxidermist of city road....

    Peter,
    Thomas Hall,taxidermist of city road. Several other addresses Mora Place,London Wall and stoke Newington. Can't copy the entry to you as it is a PDF.

    Cheers. Ed
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