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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #27 on: Saturday 16 December 17 13:02 GMT (UK) »
The American and Australian records can be good in the long run to trace missing siblings of ancestors, or even if a direct ancestor seemed to vanish from the UK after widowhood and joined children out there. I have a direct ancestor who emigrated to America in 1892 and settled in Pennsylvania so every little helps.
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LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain

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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #28 on: Friday 29 December 17 13:25 GMT (UK) »
FindMyPast staff must've had a merry Christmas  :D :D :D

No FindMyPast FRIDAY for December 29th....yet!! ;D ;D
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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #29 on: Friday 29 December 17 13:29 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps they are still on holiday, a lot of companies don't reopen until after New years day  :)
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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #30 on: Friday 29 December 17 13:38 GMT (UK) »
I'd totally forgotten to check! Is it Friday???  :-[

I think we might let them off this week, don't you?
BRICKWALL - WILLIAM HORWOOD bn c.1779 in or near Berks. N.B. NOT s/o William & Joanna in Waltham St Lawrence.

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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #31 on: Friday 29 December 17 14:11 GMT (UK) »
FindMyPast have posted on their Facebook page that they let everyone know in last weeks email that they were taking a brake from FindMyPast Friday's this week.

That would be the email that I never received.
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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #32 on: Friday 29 December 17 14:32 GMT (UK) »
Me neither!
BRICKWALL - WILLIAM HORWOOD bn c.1779 in or near Berks. N.B. NOT s/o William & Joanna in Waltham St Lawrence.

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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #33 on: Friday 29 December 17 15:48 GMT (UK) »
Ermhhhh - it was the very last item on the 22 December e-mail for FindMyPast Fridays!!  ;)

Transcriptions and NBI are merely finding aids.  They are NOT a substitute for original record entries.
Remember - "They'll be found when they want to be found" !!!
Archbell - anywhere, any date
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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #34 on: Friday 29 December 17 20:05 GMT (UK) »
I am afraid this page is out of date now but in the past I phoned every County archive in England to find out if they supplied "their" parish registers on microfiche or microfilm this page was the result

http://www.rootschat.com/links/01l5s/

Even today with online companies digitising records and FHS transcribing records the microfiche and microfilm I bought for the parishes I was interested in still hold a number of years not digitised or transcribed online.

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Guy

PS Note the above link is not working at present due to the Ancestry security alert
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Re: FindMyPast Friday's. General opinions.
« Reply #35 on: Saturday 30 December 17 13:51 GMT (UK) »
Ermhhhh - it was the very last item on the 22 December e-mail for FindMyPast Fridays!!  ;)

 :D :D I never read the e-mail, just the top part about what is newly added ;D ;D.
then I click on the Logo to open the webpage. hehehe ::)
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