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  1. Quite a few of the responses from members of the...

    Quite a few of the responses from members of the BlueMoon football forum expressed those sentiments. And our next door neighbour spoke sternly to his son about their grandchildren.
  2. I posted THANKS on each of your messages but I...

    I posted THANKS on each of your messages but I really appreciate your thoughts and words of condolence.
    Logan's siblings and mother all had small dinosaur tattoos as their way of being close to him...
  3. An update to my family tree - I didn't want

    A few days ago I made an entry into my family tree that I hope and pray I will never have to do again.
    Our 7-year old grandson, Logan, was paddling in the sea at a Raglan beach when he stumbled,...
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    All the messages above have voiced my thoughts...

    All the messages above have voiced my thoughts from "down under" - and yes you were in time Pam.
  5. I answered Bev's request a couple of years ago (I...

    I answered Bev's request a couple of years ago (I think) with some trepidation. But I wanted to "give something back" for all the help that I have received during my years spent in research. So I I...
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    Peter, I wasn't referring to the FreeCEN Search...

    Peter, I wasn't referring to the FreeCEN Search engine - it may well return records as you suggest.
    But if any search engine doesn't find those entries then wild cards are the next step.
    And if an...
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    It certainly is bad handwriting - the clues are...

    It certainly is bad handwriting - the clues are really found in other entries of the page, for example "M" in the relationship column, and "J" for entries such as "Jas" and "Jane".
    Please do not get...
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    Census searching with Wildcards

    I have been transcribing census returns for FreeCEN for almost two years. Our instructions are to transcribe everything exactly as recorded apart for Place of Birth where corrections can be made.
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  9. Imagine the amusement at reading some of those...

    Imagine the amusement at reading some of those "saucy" postcards that were so common at English seaside resorts.
    David
  10. Something else - not necessarily described as a...

    Something else - not necessarily described as a record - but photographs with information written on the back. They assist in confirming some of the information in the records that you have acquired....
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    The Golden Egg Genealogist

    I stumbled across this site while reading a post on the Family Tree Maker Facebook page.

    There are some very informative blogs on the site - the one that appealed to myself was a procedure to...
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    Many thanks Pam. I am actually a transcriber for...

    Many thanks Pam.
    I am actually a transcriber for FreeCEN working on some Lancashire 1861 images - not West Derby unfortunately.
    I'll ask my "co-coordinator" if the record can be amended on FreeCEN....
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    1861 image look up request

    I do not have a subscription to any of the commercial sites at the moment, so would some kind soul please look at the image of the piece below for me.

    Source : FreeCEN
    Piece: RG9/2728...
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    I am also a transcriber and we do have to...

    I am also a transcriber and we do have to transcribe what is on the image - but to my mind the problem lies in the interpretation of the handwriting. I have encountered numerous instances where...
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    When in doubt with Latin I simply Google...

    When in doubt with Latin I simply Google "Translate Latin to English" and scroll through the list of returns - there are many sites , some better than others

    Posted this message twice somehow -...
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    When in doubt with Latin I simply Google...

    When in doubt with Latin I simply Google "Translate Latin to English" and scroll through the list of returns - there are many sites , some better than others
  17. An update.....................................

    An update.................................. :detective:

    I have discovered another intriguing source of information on the familysearch site.
    In my first post above I mentioned the additional...
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    Well done Megan :rockon: :flowers: :clap: David

    Well done Megan :rockon: :flowers: :clap:
    David
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    Well done Megan :rockon: :flowers: :clap: David

    Well done Megan :rockon: :flowers: :clap:
    David
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    Curse the marks on census images

    For months (may even be years) I had been trying to find where my great grandfather's second wife was living in 1881 befre her marriage in 1889. All name variants and wildcards produced nothing.
    She...
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    Wow Pam that is an immense amount of research...

    Wow Pam that is an immense amount of research that you undertook to address the initial query - I am really impressed.
    Now I must scratch my head and see if there is a massive brickwall for you to...
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    I have discovered a few of my ancestors on the...

    I have discovered a few of my ancestors on the 1939 Register where the "Head" of the family is listed either after his wife or in one instance after his children.
    If the children ;listed above the...
  23. You should see the pile I have. I hit a brick...

    You should see the pile I have. I hit a brick wall with my family so started a one-name study on the TUSON surname. I have folders for the families from different counties and a filing cabinet full...
  24. It is definitely worth going there. When the...

    It is definitely worth going there.
    When the Results of your query are returned have a look at the right hand side of the screen. Mainly there will only be a minimised page, sometimes a camera for...
  25. I really must ..............................

    For the past couple of weeks I have been researching differing ancestral branches of my family, both paternal and maternal.
    I find records in the census returns, then go to FamilySearch to try to go...
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