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The Common Room / Free Access Fold 3
« on: Friday 22 May 20 02:03 BST (UK)  »
Hi,

Free access until Monday the 25th.
https://go.fold3.com/freeaccess?xid=2551

Cheers, happy hunting
DB

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Census and Resource Discussion / Free FindMyPast this weekend
« on: Thursday 07 November 19 13:31 GMT (UK)  »
Find My Past is having a free Remembrance weekend, starts tomorrow, some exclusions apply.
https://www.findmypast.co.uk/page/free-access

DB

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Canada / 1921 Canadian Census now free to search.
« on: Saturday 02 September 17 16:32 BST (UK)  »
Hi,

From the Ontario Genealogy Society Newsletter dated Sept. 2, 2017,

"Editorís Note:  The 1921 Census of Canada has been available since 2013 on Ancestry.ca, but was only accessible for free to those with a Canadian IP address.  It is now available to all researchers for free on the LAC (Library and Archives Canada) website."

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1921/Pages/introduction.aspx

Cheers,
DB

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World War One / WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« on: Wednesday 07 December 16 15:22 GMT (UK)  »
Hi,

Commonwealth War Graves Commission has issued an appeal....

"We wish to make contact with family members of the following casualties."

BARR, Henry Keith d. 25/10/1916, 38th King George's Own Central India Horse

BROWN, John Nixon d. 05/08/1914, Cameron Highlanders

CAMPBELL, William d. 01/03/1916, Highland Light Infantry

COWAN, George d. 10/12/1917, King's Own Scottish Borderers

SAPWELL, Arthur Frederick Charles, d. 15/06/1919, Royal Munster Fusiliers

SAPWELL, Christopher Lorton, d. 16/08/1918, Army Veterinary Corps.

WYSE, Robert, d. 09/02/1918, Royal Scots

Further details of these men can be seen here,
http://www.cwgc.org/news-events/news/2016/12/appeal-for-relatives-dec-2016.aspx

DB

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The Common Room / Free Access to Canadian Records on Ancestry
« on: Thursday 30 June 16 19:54 BST (UK)  »
Hi,

In celebration of Canada Day, tomorrow July 1, Ancestry is giving free access to Canadian
records now till July 2.
http://www.ancestry.ca/canadaday

Cheers,
DB

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United States of America / Obit. for Barbara Dinette Doyle
« on: Sunday 03 January 16 14:20 GMT (UK)  »
Hi All  :)

I am looking for an obit. for Barbara Dinette Doyle (nee Robertson) b. 1888 Pictou, Nova Scotia
who died December 10, 1939 in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her husband was Martin Nicholas
Doyle. I am hoping her obit. mentions her sisters.

I have posted on the Canadian board for her elusive sisters, Margaret and Jane Robertson.
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=738256.0

Thank you  :)
Cheers,
DB

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Canada / 2 Sisters, Pictou, Nova Scotia
« on: Saturday 02 January 16 21:42 GMT (UK)  »
Hi All  :)

I need a little help finding two Robertson sisters who are being elusive.
Maggie (Margaret) b. 1875 N.S. and Jane b. 1874 N.S., father is Joseph Robertson,
mother is Christy Cameron.
Their last appearance is on the 1891 Canadian Census, this is the family,

Robertson, Joseph, age 38, b. N.S. miner, widow
Robertson, Jane, age 17
Robertson, Maggie, age 16,
Robertson, John Jas, age 15
Robertson, Maria, age 12
Robertson, Christie, age 9
Robertson, Rosie, age 6
Robertson, Barbra, age 3
http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/jpg/30953_148122-00054.jpg

Some of this family went to live in Massachusetts, but I am not finding them there either.

Thank you, :)
DB

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The Common Room / Free Find My Past this weekend
« on: Wednesday 05 November 14 11:30 GMT (UK)  »
Hi everyone,

Free to peruse this weekend  :)
http://www.findmypast.co.uk/freeweekend

Cheers,
DB

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Durham / Sunderland Daily Echo Look up
« on: Friday 17 October 14 12:37 BST (UK)  »
Hi,

Can sks :)have a look for an article about Anthony Greaves and a crushed foot on June 11, 1904.

Cheers,
DB

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