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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #9 on: Monday 23 March 15 12:46 GMT (UK) »
Bob

Thank you so much, I checked last night and to my amazement our family member is already  there.

I can  give  more details about his life if needed

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #10 on: Monday 23 March 15 13:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lemur,

Did you add yourself as "researcher" in the table view ? :)
Then anybody else looking at the table will also know you are researching this name.

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This will be the next step when I've finished loading all the records. Normally if you want to add details, you would send the Submitter a PM directly, or add something to the "Readers Comments" field and then PM the Submitter. However, as these records have all been submitted from another database, we don't have a "Submitter". 

I have suggested to the BHCGI that they appoint one or more people as "coordinators" for the database, and then comments can be addressed to them. But more on that later ...

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #11 on: Monday 23 March 15 13:38 GMT (UK) »
Hi Bob,

No I didn't add myself, will go back and do that. It took me several years to find this person, he was an only child, and his marriage was childless. I "claimed him " on the Canadian website that was set up a few years ago, and added our contact details, as well as leaving them with the Home that arranged his transfer to Canada.

I'm not expecting any contact regarding him, he had a difficult early life, as well as his experiences as a Home Child



I do  have a  photo of him taken in Canada with his wife ( who is the actual blood relative to us). She was a WW1 War bride

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #12 on: Monday 23 March 15 17:55 GMT (UK) »
Can't wait to add my grandfather's sister.  After receiving his Liverpool Sheltering records it said his older sister was also in service.  I have not found his sister being sent to Canada.

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #13 on: Monday 30 March 15 17:18 BST (UK) »
5787 records

Tendency: rising !

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 01 April 15 22:18 BST (UK) »
Hi Bob,
          That seems to be halfway to completion tonight and my two people of interest are in there! I'm now itching to put my name against them as researcher and maybe add a few notes if that facility exists.

Well done, keep up the good work and thank you.

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 01 April 15 22:37 BST (UK) »
Hi Bob,

This is a wonderful project! Just found my family member on there! When the bits for adding extra info & adding myself as researcher are operational, I have a lot more info/detail regarding him to add.

Thanks again.

Kind regards

David
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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #16 on: Thursday 02 April 15 00:28 BST (UK) »
This is wonderful Bob!  I just checked and it looks like 10,000 names are there!

It will be exciting once they are all added and then members can add more!

Karen
Gandley (but known as Stanley in Canada)- Ireland to Birmingham
Ball, Kempson & Franklin - Birmingham
Shorter - Surrey
Dyer - Devon
Dawkins - Co. Cork, Ireland
Heffernan - Ireland
Huck - Alsace, France
Reinhart - Baden, Germany
Bowman & Ellis - England
Etheridge - Gloucestershire

Who all came to Canada in a little row boat, clap clap, clap your hands!!

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Re: A RootsChat database for British Home Children.
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 02 April 15 06:57 BST (UK) »
Thank you for your feedback, glad you like it :)

I'm now itching to put my name against them as researcher and maybe add a few notes if that facility exists.

When the bits for adding extra info & adding myself as researcher are operational, I have a lot more info/detail regarding him to add.

Those "bits" are already operational.  Go to the page view of any of your ancestors and look at the bottom of the page.

see also: http://surname.rootschat.com/lexicon/dbsig/dbsig-help.php?dbsig_num=1&show=gi#gi

regards,
Bob

Everybody is welcome to have a look, even if you don't have any BHC ancestors.
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