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*** HOW TO USE THIS BOARD - UPDATED JAN 2013***
« on: Tuesday 24 February 04 02:53 GMT (UK) »
HOW TO REQUEST A LOOKUP

To get the best possible result from our lookup volunteers,  please take a moment to read these instructions.  There are many new requests each day and posting a clear outline of your requirements will make it easier for them to help you.

This is the Board to use if you do not know where the person you are looking for may be at the time of a particular census. If you do know where the person is likely to be Do Not Use This Board - instead Please Post your Request on The Look-Up Requests Board for that Particular County

If you could each please start a "New Topic" with subject line very clearly stating the RESOURCE  and the SURNAME of the person(s) you are seeking as follows:

1851 Census - PARR

Then in the body of the message enter the details of your request. Where this concerns a person who moved about a bit, please provide as much information as you know on the persons movements. A person willing to carry out a lookup for you will then simply reply to your message.

RootsChat does not tolerate breaches of copyright. Please do not request any lookups from specific commercial sources and other sources where fulfilling the request would require such a breach.

Very important bit !

We have some excellent RootsChat members with some very special talents who try there best to help everyone who posts a message on the site. I know of quite a few (you know who you are) who have gone out of their way and spent there own “brass” (money) in some cases just to bring a smile to RootsChatters face here and there.

A few of us who reply are often left thinking what happened next, did I help ???

Please let us know !

Regardless of whether or not the information helped, a "Thank You for your time and efforts" always goes down well  :) :)

N.B. a "Thank you" sent in a PM is also nice, but it is a "Personal Message", i.e nobody else knows that you have said "Thank you", so please, do reply on the topic.  (But you can still send a PM as well, if you wish; I'm sure it will be appreciated.)

COMPLETED REQUESTS

If your topic has been completed, or is no longer relevant for any reason, it is helpful to let us know, so it can be moved to the Completed Requests board. - this makes the unanswered and ongoing requests/discussions easier to find. 

If the topic is completed within 24 hours of the initial post, please use the "Modify" button to add the word *COMPLETED* to the titles of your first and last posts on the topic.

Otherwise, please use the "Report to Moderator" button on the topic and send a message stating "Census Board - Completed".

Thanks!   ;)
Welsh Lass
Surname interests:
Clementsten, Hobson, Hole, Marden, O'Clements, Pitten, Sharland, Vickery (Vicary), Williams.

Area Interests:
Cardiff, Bampton, Bideford, Crediton, Wollaston, Somerset, Tidenham, Norway, Australia to Bristol.

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