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Post by Gloria » 15 Sep 2016, 11:43

Ancestry military records free to search today.
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Post by Gloria » 11 Nov 2016, 08:54

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*Access to the records in the featured collections will be free from 11-13 November 2016. To view these records you will need to register for free with Ancestry.co.uk with your name and email address
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Post by Gloria » 19 Dec 2016, 16:10

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Post by Tripps » 19 Dec 2016, 22:25

I was tempted here, but looked HERE first. Not a good review amongst lots. Looks like they have had a change of software - just as Findmypast did a while ago. That didn't go well. :smile:
I have a feeling this hobby is reaching maturity, hence the special offer.

I think I'll pass for now. Thanks for the tip though.

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Post by Gloria » 20 Dec 2016, 08:35

My findmypast is up for renewal in January, so I've decided to have a sub to this instead of renewing. I've always liked ancestry, but sometimes if you change it can give you a different aspect on a search, even though they are much the same records. I know that sounds daft, but going over the same thing time and time again makes you miss things. A change is as good as a rest.
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Post by Wendyf » 20 Dec 2016, 08:54

I have subs to both and make good use of them! I find the 1939 register on Find My Past really useful and the school records too. I have no complaints about Ancestry, I would be lost without it.

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Post by Moh » 20 Dec 2016, 13:19

I have cancelled my Ancestry for the past 12 months, I was not using it much and it is quite expensive if not used.
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Post by Gloria » 20 Dec 2016, 20:16

Moh, let me know if you want me to peek into something.
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Post by Whyperion » 20 Dec 2016, 22:23

Yorkshire Councils had library subs dont know if they still have, Lancashire library access includes the local newspapers and LCC census / parishes transcripts, which I have found useful

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Post by Tripps » 24 Dec 2016, 18:18

I had a long discussion with myself, and I've signed up. Wendy's 'imprimatur' sealed it. :smile:

I read the small print - I can cancel with a full refund anytime in the first 30 days with a full refund. That's very generous of them. Here we go again. . .

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Post by Wendyf » 24 Dec 2016, 19:10

Tripps wrote:I had a long discussion with myself, and I've signed up. Wendy's 'imprimatur' sealed it. :smile:

I read the small print - I can cancel with a full refund anytime in the first 30 days with a full refund. That's very generous of them. Here we go again. . .
Oh no! I've done an imprimatur without knowing it! Hope it doesn't leave me liable ......

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Post by Tripps » 24 Dec 2016, 21:06

"Oh no! I've done an imprimatur without knowing it! Hope it doesn't leave me liable ......"

As Ken Dodd says - 'Don't worry, they can't touch you for it ' :smile:

I went to a soiree at next door's on Wednesday (the poet). I spent some time talking to a guy who said he read Latin poetry for fun. I expressed amazement, and admitted to a ragged O level (with a struggle) Seems he was an Oxford PPE man and went to school with William Waldegrave. Some of it seems to have rubbed off. :smile: Interestingly he said he was a revolutionary Trotskyist at the time, but had matured, and was now right wing.

The Spaniard from Halifax was a very interesting chap too. Described himself as Ayup - Ole.
I'll tell you more one day. . . .

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Post by Stanley » 25 Dec 2016, 04:48

Imprimaturs and soirées..... What a high quality site!
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Post by Tizer » 25 Dec 2016, 10:46

Stanley wrote:Imprimaturs and soirées..... What a high quality site!
It's always the same with these family history buffs, the minute they find they're descended from Richard III they start using posh talk! :grin:

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Post by Tripps » 26 Dec 2016, 00:02

Richard III - chance would be a fine thing -

Ancestry has changed quite a lot since last looked. Now seems to contradict a lot of my research. Are they right or am I? Lots of work on the horizon. :smile:

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Post by Stanley » 26 Dec 2016, 03:30

Oh dear..... Less time for jollying with your distinguished neighbours......
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