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Offline Boongie Pam

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Re:A2A Database
« on: Tuesday 11 May 04 22:17 BST (UK) »
The most helpful thing I was told about for A2A was to search using the "nearx" protocol.

An example being:-

The search term Michael near1 Young will find all occurances of the name Michael within 1 word distance of the word Young.  Therefore you'll get names Young, Michael and Michael Young which saves time and cuts the hits down to the useful ones.  

A great site.

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Pam
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UK Census info. Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
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Dumfrieshire: Fallen, Fallon, Carruthers, Scott, Farish, Aitchison, Green, Ryecroft, Thomson, Stewart
Midlothian: Linn/d, Aitken, Martin
North Wales: Robins(on), Hughes, Parry, Jones
Cumberland: Lowther, Young, Steward, Miller
Somerset: Palmer, Cork, Greedy, Clothier

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Re:A2A Database
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 11 May 04 22:31 BST (UK) »
Boongie Pam,

That is an invaluable tip,  thank for passing it on.  It could save loads of time in searches.

You could also expand it I suppose if you are unsure of the middle name.

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