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Which are you?

Genealogist
3 (9.7%)
Family Historian
28 (90.3%)

Total Members Voted: 31

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Offline JillJ

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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 17 October 04 20:42 BST (UK) »
So far 23 people have voted here and only one of them is a genealogist!   If I were a statistician I suppose I would be able to make something of that other than the fact that most of us are family historians!

I will leave this open a while longer to see if the numbers change!
Jowett & Broadbent in Leeds.
Perry, Hartshorn/e & Wilkes in Birmingham & Dudley. Walker and Dabill in Sheffield & Notts.
Farrar in Darlington & Leeds.
Kidd & Taylor in Hartlepool & Teesside
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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 17 October 04 20:58 BST (UK) »
I asked a statistician how his wife was. He replied "Compared to whose"?
I asked a genealogist how her husband was. She replied "Alright I suppose".
Southern or Southan [Hereford , Monmouthshire & Glos], Jenkins, Meredith and Morgan [Monmouthshire and Glos.], Murrill, Damary, Damry, Ray, Lawrence [all Middx. & London], Nethway from Kenn or Yatton. Also Riley and Lyons in South Africa and Riley from St. Helena.
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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 17 October 04 22:09 BST (UK) »
Ask a dead rellie hunter and they will say,  "Who?"

Kazza.  ;D
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Surname interests:
Clementsten, Hobson, Hole, Marden, O'Clements, Pitten, Sharland, Vickery (Vicary), Williams.

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Cardiff, Bampton, Bideford, Crediton, Wollaston, Somerset, Tidenham, Norway, Australia to Bristol.


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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 17 October 04 22:19 BST (UK) »
That probably says it all!!

Jill
Jowett & Broadbent in Leeds.
Perry, Hartshorn/e & Wilkes in Birmingham & Dudley. Walker and Dabill in Sheffield & Notts.
Farrar in Darlington & Leeds.
Kidd & Taylor in Hartlepool & Teesside
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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 27 October 04 05:07 BST (UK) »
I only recently started going along the branches and it has paid off big time.  Found others researching same famiies but different lines who were able to fill in some of my blanks.  Now I know "branching out" is a must if one really wants to find info.
Jenkins-Salmon-Dwyer-Hill-Sargent/ Seargent-Young/ Jung-White-Kinney/ Kenny-Cook-Waterman-O'Neill-McDonald-Shufelt/ Shufeldt-Wilbur/ Wilber-Patterson--Covey-Tisdale-Wells-Dodge-Palmer.

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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday 27 October 04 05:15 BST (UK) »
Ask a dead rellie hunter and they will say, "Who?"

Kazza. ;D

I was at the FHS today and one of the staff asked me my last name.  I had to mentally come down 5 generations to remember it! 

Anna
Tharratt, Smith - London
Canham, Harvey, Ship - Suffolk
Higgins. Bowden, Ayres/Eyre - Buckingham
McDonald - Scotland, Africa, Canada, USA

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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 31 October 04 02:00 GMT (UK) »
And I thought I was going mad??!!?? ;D
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Clementsten, Hobson, Hole, Marden, O'Clements, Pitten, Sharland, Vickery (Vicary), Williams.

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Cardiff, Bampton, Bideford, Crediton, Wollaston, Somerset, Tidenham, Norway, Australia to Bristol.

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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 31 October 04 05:26 GMT (UK) »

Yeah, well, after 5 hours on a fiching expedition, I was lucky to remember my own first name!

Anna
Tharratt, Smith - London
Canham, Harvey, Ship - Suffolk
Higgins. Bowden, Ayres/Eyre - Buckingham
McDonald - Scotland, Africa, Canada, USA

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Re: Genealogist or Family Historian?
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 31 October 04 08:55 GMT (UK) »
I am a family or should I say our family historian...and enjoying thoroughly the fact that there are others out there with this obsession(says she with her eyes watering)..I chat excitedly to my partner only to see the blank "oh yes"  expression on his face, as he tries to take in all my wafflings...thank you for companion family historians and their tireless unselfish help on this great site.  ;D ;D ;D ;D
Andrea
Ward/Turner/Pountain/Blaney(Shropshire-Staffs)              Mitchell/McNab/Clarke(Somerset-Lancashire-Leicestershire-Perthshire)
Gallop/Southwood/Northcott/Rowland(Somerset-Gloucestershire)