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Offline ali

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« Reply #9 on: Friday 16 April 04 01:07 BST (UK) »
I don't know if anyone has already linked to this or if this is the right place to put it but I came across this site.

It is pay per view but is quite cheap in my opinion.

There are various resources from the vast majority of counties (although coverage is not countrywide as yet) including census returns, buriel indexes, birth, marriage and death transcripts and some monumental inscriptions.  Basically you need to look to see what your counties of interest have.

The other thing I found out today ( I may be telling you something you all already know) is that my local library has the 1901 census for my area on fische, so I would hazzard a guess that all local libraries would have it for their areas too.

Happy hunting


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Woodman (Frocester, Great Rissington, Slimbridge, Aston, Birmingham, Bedford, St Albans)
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Jellyman (Coaley, Birmingham Anywhere in Worcestershire or Staffordshire)
Hopkins (Ashleworth, Westbury on Severn)
Curtis (Gloucester, Aston, Birmingham)
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Link : 1901 census decoder
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 20 April 04 13:26 BST (UK) »
Hi Everyone

Came across the following Decoder for downloading this really works it puts them into there family order for you but make sure if you go to download it you read the instructions first.

Is very easy to use i had no problems with it and i use Windows xp it is available for most windows

Angela :D
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Hatton,Roscoe,Smith,Ellison,Hardy,Harding,Holmes,Randles, Fishwick from Wirral Cheshire,

Barnett,Hempsall,Humphrey,Ward,Wrench  from Lincolnshire

Hartshorne,Wilson,Brass,Dodds,Hunter from Durham

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Link : 1901 census decoder
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 20 April 04 16:24 BST (UK) »

There is also the 1901 census decoder developed by John Burns, which is also very good, he also will answer any queries you may have on it.

Catherine   :)

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Link: A2A Database
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 11 May 04 22:05 BST (UK) »
Hi Researchers

This is a fantastic database archive connecting all the Record Offices throughout England - and its free to search and get basic information.

Even I found some Ancestors through this site.

The A2A database contains catalogues describing archives held throughout England and dating from the 900s to the present day. Click the Search button to search these catalogues.

A2A does not yet offer a full description of all the archives in England, but it is regularly updated, so revisit often for newly-included catalogues.

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Link to a useful Look Up site (mostly free)
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 29 May 04 23:17 BST (UK) »
This site offers free basic look ups over a number of census's and range of vital records.


For a one off very moderate fee you can get any number of look ups across the board of info held.

I've found the site pretty useful and the info is usually returned within 36hrs. (sometimes in RTF format so you may need advice on how to convert-just post the the conversion query on Rootschat).

the address is:-



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Link: IGI Batch Numbers
« Reply #14 on: Friday 25 June 04 22:13 BST (UK) »
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New interface at Historical Directories
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 07 August 04 02:03 BST (UK) »
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this yet? The new and very much improved interface is up and running at the University of Leicester site:

Among fancier options, you can now go directly to a given image number - no longer any need to click "next" 500 times. Hooray!!!

You can also search within a directory rather than globally.

Have a good read of "How to use this site" first. There are a few wrinkles still - a bad link or two; and things did not quite line up right with Netscape (which I prefer), but worked fine with IE.

But overall it is excellent - AND they are still adding new directories.

My English ancestry from Berkshire Buckingham Cumberland Gloucester Hereford Hampshire Lancashire London Somerset Staffordshire Warwick Wiltshire Worcester Yorkshire ... so far

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LINK - 1841 Census Channel Islands
« Reply #16 on: Monday 30 August 04 14:39 BST (UK) »
Heres the 1841 census for the Channel Islands, hundreds of families named a great site for anyone with Channel Island relatives!

Have fun!!

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LINK: Free data sets inc 1831
« Reply #17 on: Tuesday 31 August 04 13:29 BST (UK) »
Don't get over excited, this IS NOT the 1831 census online this is the data extracted from it and other census.

I personally love playing with numbers so I found this useful.  It gives population stats on occupations illegitimacy etc

There seems to be other resources at this site to, but I haven't investigated.

UK Census info. Crown Copyright, from

Dumfrieshire: Fallen, Fallon, Carruthers, Scott, Farish, Aitchison, Green, Ryecroft, Thomson, Stewart
Midlothian: Linn/d, Aitken, Martin
North Wales: Robins(on), Hughes, Parry, Jones
Cumberland: Lowther, Young, Steward, Miller
Somerset: Palmer, Cork, Greedy, Clothier

Online intermittently!