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Offline Gigi

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Problems with Rootsweb
« on: Friday 29 December 17 11:19 GMT (UK) »
Hi All,

I cannot access this website for a few days now. Is anyone else having problems too?

Regards

Gillian :-\ :-\ :-\
Elwood/Ellwood: WES & CUM
Johnson: Crosby Ravensworth, Hilton & Dufton WES
Robinson: CUM
Langhorn: Kirkby Thore WES
Dover: WES & CUM
Parker: Soulby, Bedale
Hunt: Gentleshaw, Bladon, Hanborough
Slynn: Birmingham
Rammell: KENT
Felton: Shropshire

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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #2 on: Friday 29 December 17 14:31 GMT (UK) »
Hi Graham
Thanks for that!!
Sounds serious!!
 :-\ :-\ :-
Gillian
Elwood/Ellwood: WES & CUM
Johnson: Crosby Ravensworth, Hilton & Dufton WES
Robinson: CUM
Langhorn: Kirkby Thore WES
Dover: WES & CUM
Parker: Soulby, Bedale
Hunt: Gentleshaw, Bladon, Hanborough
Slynn: Birmingham
Rammell: KENT
Felton: Shropshire

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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #3 on: Friday 29 December 17 19:09 GMT (UK) »
Glad I checked previous posts as I was wondering if it was my comp having a problem as my internet has been cutting out a lot on large sites (RC included).

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #4 on: Friday 29 December 17 20:02 GMT (UK) »
Yes Ancestry's actions have blacked out many genealogy sites including many pages on mine and the Rootsweb mailing lists.
They do not even give any timescale for getting them up and running agai.

Cheers
Guy
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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #5 on: Friday 29 December 17 20:13 GMT (UK) »
Yes, many sites are blocked for days now!

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Elwood/Ellwood: WES & CUM
Johnson: Crosby Ravensworth, Hilton & Dufton WES
Robinson: CUM
Langhorn: Kirkby Thore WES
Dover: WES & CUM
Parker: Soulby, Bedale
Hunt: Gentleshaw, Bladon, Hanborough
Slynn: Birmingham
Rammell: KENT
Felton: Shropshire

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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #6 on: Friday 29 December 17 20:42 GMT (UK) »
Ancestry's actions have blacked out many genealogy sites

Thanks Guy,

Can you tell us any other sites which you know of please?

Annie
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #7 on: Friday 29 December 17 20:46 GMT (UK) »
It's annoying because I tend to use a photo dating site on there as a check to my various books and then link to a particular pic for comparison.

I'll just have to use my books!
 
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Re: Problems with Rootsweb
« Reply #8 on: Friday 29 December 17 21:12 GMT (UK) »
Ancestry's actions have blacked out many genealogy sites

Thanks Guy,

Can you tell us any other sites which you know of please?

Annie

Blacked out sites, thousands?
If you take a look at
https://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/surname/s/

click on any of the surnames most will fail to load, same with the family trees.
On the bright side the message boards seem to be OK so far.

Cheers
Guy

PS to find other surname lists change the /s/ for any other letter e.g. /a/
http://anguline.co.uk/Framland/index.htm   The site that gives you facts not promises!
http://burial-inscriptions.co.uk Tombstones & Monumental Inscriptions.

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