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Irish Ancestors Wizard
« on: Sunday 19 March 17 20:34 GMT (UK) »
Might come in handy for beginners
https://www.johngrenham.com/wizard/

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Re: Irish Ancestors Wizard
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 19 March 17 21:37 GMT (UK) »
Thanks!

King, Richardson, Hathaway, Sweeney, Young - Chelsea, London
Richardson - Rayne Essex
Steward, Hindry, Hewitt - Norfolk, North Walsham area

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Re: Irish Ancestors Wizard
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 19 March 17 22:38 GMT (UK) »
Just for fun I decided to use it to search for my great-grandmother. I already have lots of information about her and her family. I answered all questions truthfully but the results weren't accurate (some statements very misleading which could easily confuse beginners).

1) gave 3 versions of her surname- but didn't include one her family used
2) "The good news is that full pdf images of all registered births 1864 - 1915, marriages 1882 - 1940 and deaths 1891 - 1965 are freely available at IrishGenealogy." All not yet online
3) "The relevant Presbyterian records are divided between the following parishes: Aghadowey Ballylintagh Killaig Ringsend" Aghadowey is the parish. List doesn't include neighbouring churches. She wasn't actually Presbyterian but that was closest I could get from the choices

Did another search and found list of occupations very limited.

To be used with caution!

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Re: Irish Ancestors Wizard
« Reply #3 on: Monday 20 March 17 07:27 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for your feedback Aghadowey.
After 5 searches, it asks you to subscribe for a fee as well which is fine if the info is informative/helpful.

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Re: Irish Ancestors Wizard
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 20:09 »
Thanks it was a great help!