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Post by Gloria » 21 Jul 2017, 09:02

Find your family in WWI, WWII and beyond

Our military history is on our minds at the moment, with the Passchendaele centenary and the new Dunkirk film. Don't miss this chance to track down your ancestors who served their country in WWII, WWI and earlier conflicts. From 21-24 July, get access to millions of records and find the military men and women in your family—all completely free.



ANCESTRY OFFERS FREE ACCESS TO ALL UK MILITARY RECORDS

*Access to the records in the featured collections will be free from 00:01 BST 21 July until 23:59 BST 24 July, 2017. To view these records you will need to register for free with Ancestry.co.uk with your name and email address. After the free access period ends, you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections using an Ancestry.co.uk paid membership. To see a full list of the records in the featured collections please click here.



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http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/cat ... +Campaigns
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Post by Stanley » 22 Jul 2017, 04:25

Thanks Gloria!
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Post by Gloria » 21 Aug 2017, 08:08

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Post by BillHowcroft » 06 Sep 2017, 21:39

After a twenty year gap I'm working up my family lines on Ancestry. Converting the scribbled paper.
It's a lot easier with computers than microfilm records but I'm glad I got the oral history while it was available.
Central Yorkshire and Derbyshire on my dad's side and Kent on my mother's.

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Post by Stanley » 07 Sep 2017, 02:29

It's addictive Bill......
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Post by BillHowcroft » 14 Sep 2017, 19:43

Very addictive.
I also shelled out for the DNA spit test which put the 84 third cousin matches in a close spread to where I think my ancestors came from.
A couple have emailed and one has spotted an error in one of my lines which has saved me a lot of grief and opened up new directions of research.

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Post by Stanley » 15 Sep 2017, 03:13

What's the consensus now on the accuracy of the DNA test? It was regarded with great scepticism at one time by the experts in the field.....
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Post by Gloria » 10 Nov 2017, 08:25

Ancestry Military Records free until Monday.
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Post by Stanley » 11 Nov 2017, 04:29

When I was researching my family both the UK and Australian records were free access. Different sites?
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Post by Gloria » 24 Jan 2018, 08:30

Ancestry offer 4 months for £20.
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Post by Gloria » 05 Jul 2018, 07:51

Ancestry free 6th-9th 2018 July UK and Irish collections




*Access to the records in the featured collections will start on 6 July and be free until 9 July 2018 at 23:59 BST. After the free access period ends, you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections using an Ancestry.co.uk paid membership. To see a full list of the records in the featured collections click on the link below-
https://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/gr ... #databases
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Post by Stanley » 06 Jul 2018, 02:59

:good:
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Post by Gloria » 07 Jul 2018, 21:10

Just bumping this up for anyone thinking of looking into their family tree.
If you need help with it, ask on here, there are people who can help
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Post by Gloria » 09 Jul 2018, 08:00

Ancestry have just advised us that the free access given will now apply until 23.59hours 10th July 2018 so make the most of it while you can.
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Post by Gloria » 24 Aug 2018, 08:19

Ancestry free this weekend.
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Post by Tripps » 24 Aug 2018, 09:21

Thanks for the tip Gloria - I'll dive in. :smile:
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Post by Tizer » 24 Aug 2018, 09:55

Is it free in the sense that you don't have to register, don't need to give any personal information - or the usual cunning wheeze of making you sign up and give credit card details then get charged if you over-stay the free period?

Personal data has significant financial value now, so when they say free but want your data, it isn't really free.

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Post by Stanley » 25 Aug 2018, 03:57

:good:
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